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November 21
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5:30pm - 7:30pm
Knit and Crochet @ Westerly Library   Come to the library for our friendly knitting, crochet, needlework, and yarn craft club. Bring your project, work on a project with others, share your techniques or learn a new skill. Join us on the second floor in the Reference Department any time between 5:30...
November 21
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6:00pm - 7:45pm
The New England High School Cycling Association is now in its third season of bringing mountain bike racing to middle and high school students across New England. With 600 kids in the league we are looking forward to another exciting season of racing across New England. Join NEHSCA and our local...
November 25
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10:00am - 3:00pm
Come Write In and write to fulfill your NaNoWriMo goals this November! We will have a reserved table in the Reference Department for those working on their novels as part of National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo.) Writers are also welcome to use our spaces at any time of the month. We have quiet...
November 25
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11:00am - 4:00pm
Come and make a wreath or arrangement for the holiday season! Greens and wreath forms will be provided, but participants may wish to bring their own clippers, embellishments, or decorative containers. We ask that participants do not take extra greens home with them. We want to make sure that we...
November 25
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4:00pm - 5:00pm
Join us for a magical kick-off to the holidays! Leading up to the lighting, Mark Sullivan will read "'Twas the Night Before Christmas" and start us off singing some classic carols! Buddy and Jovie from Elf may join us, as will Santa! Hot chocolate will be provided by Washington Trust and candy...
November 27
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6:00pm - 7:30pm
A presentation by Rebecca Nolan. Nearly 200 years ago, a canal was built between Stillmanville and Downtown Westerly to facilitate transportation and source power between the two manufacturing villages. Today, “Canal Street” is one of the only reminders of the once lively waterway that took one-...
November 21
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6:00pm - 7:45pm
The New England High School Cycling Association is now in its third season of bringing mountain bike racing to middle and high school students across New England. With 600 kids in the league we are looking forward to another exciting season of racing across New England. Join NEHSCA and our local...
November 22
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10:00am - 11:00am
Hop, Skip, Jump, Slide on in for 1 to 3 Year Old Storytime! Join us as we have a fun filled storytime comprised of movement and stories!Parents, Caregivers and children 1 to 3 years old welcome!
November 25
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2:30pm - 3:30pm
Everyone's favorite Elf, Buddy will be making his way through the sea of whirly, twirly gumdrops and across the Candy Cane Forest to Westerly Library for a special storytime and photo op before the Holiday Tree Lighting! Let's all get cozy and join Buddy for a  special afternoon! This event is best...
November 25
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11:00am - 4:00pm
Come and make a wreath or arrangement for the holiday season! Greens and wreath forms will be provided, but participants may wish to bring their own clippers, embellishments, or decorative containers. We ask that participants do not take extra greens home with them. We want to make sure that we...
November 25
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4:00pm - 5:00pm
Join us for a magical kick-off to the holidays! Leading up to the lighting, Mark Sullivan will read "'Twas the Night Before Christmas" and start us off singing some classic carols! Buddy and Jovie from Elf may join us, as will Santa! Hot chocolate will be provided by Washington Trust and candy...
November 29
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10:00am - 11:00am
Hop, Skip, Jump, Slide on in for 1 to 3 Year Old Storytime! Join us as we have a fun filled storytime comprised of movement and stories!Parents, Caregivers and children 1 to 3 years old welcome!
November 21
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3:30pm - 4:30pm
Join our Writer's Workshop in the Roberts Room of the library. All writing experience levels welcome! This is a space for YOU to decide what to write, how to write it, and why you write it. There will be prompts, snacks, and time to read for everyone.
November 21
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6:00pm - 7:45pm
The New England High School Cycling Association is now in its third season of bringing mountain bike racing to middle and high school students across New England. With 600 kids in the league we are looking forward to another exciting season of racing across New England. Join NEHSCA and our local...
November 22
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6:00pm - 7:45pm
November 24
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4:00pm - 5:45pm
November 25
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11:00am - 4:00pm
Come and make a wreath or arrangement for the holiday season! Greens and wreath forms will be provided, but participants may wish to bring their own clippers, embellishments, or decorative containers. We ask that participants do not take extra greens home with them. We want to make sure that we...
November 25
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4:00pm - 5:00pm
Join us for a magical kick-off to the holidays! Leading up to the lighting, Mark Sullivan will read "'Twas the Night Before Christmas" and start us off singing some classic carols! Buddy and Jovie from Elf may join us, as will Santa! Hot chocolate will be provided by Washington Trust and candy...
Saturday, November 25
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Join us for a magical kick-off to the holidays! Leading up to the lighting, Mark Sullivan will read "'Twas the Night Before Christmas" and start us off singing some classic carols! Buddy and Jovie from Elf may join us, as will Santa! Hot chocolate will be provided by Washington Trust and candy... Read More
Saturday, June 23
8:00pm - 11:00pm
The Hoxie Gallery, named after William D. and Lavinia B. Hoxie, is a public art gallery that generally displays the work of local area artists. In keeping with the overall mission of the Memorial and... Read More
On Display:
Wednesday, August 23, 2017 to Saturday, November 25, 2017