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  • Saturday, November 30th at 4:15 pm Join us for a magical kick-off to the holidays! Come sing some classic carols with the Chorus of Westerly. There will be refreshments made by the Friends of the...
  • Wednesday, November 20th at 6:30 PM Join Dr. Alan Post,  long time meditator as he discusses the extraordinary effect of meditation.  It can reduce stress-related responses, improve concentration,...
  • Monday, November 18th at 6pm. Once a month, the Cookbook Club will meet in the 3rd floor Terrace Room from 6:00-7:30pm. Each meeting will focus on a different cookbook, which is made available for...
  • Make 2019 the year you improve your writing and build community with our Adult Writer's Workshop! We will be discussing readings, sharing work, and free writing together in the spirit of community...

What's Happening

November 20
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1:00pm - 3:00pm
Meet fellow seniors and talk about your technology problems!  Learn new skills! Protect yourself online!  Master tech lingo and impress your grand kids!  Computers have become a fact of life whether we like it or not.  This is an opportunity to talk with our technology staff and like minded...
November 20
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6:30pm - 7:30pm
The scientific community has recently been exploring the use of meditation as a healing modality.  Join  Dr. Alan Post,  long time meditator as he discusses the extraordinary effect of meditation.  It can reduce stress-related responses, improve concentration, enhance clarity of thought and mental...
November 20
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5:30pm - 6:30am
Movie and Q&A with Westerly's Plastic Reduction Committee Free event, open to everyone. We are grateful to collaborate with Green Planet Films in the Velvet Mill to spread education and awareness regarding reduction of waste in our town. This will be a monthly event with a new movie. Event...
November 21
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3:00pm - 6:00pm
Come have some screen free fun with the family!  Each week there will be different board games provided from 3-6pm, for families to come and enjoy. Games are geared towards ages 7 and up, but all are welcome
November 21
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5:30pm - 7:30pm
All ages and experience levels are welcome. All you need is a desire to learn more about the game of chess. Chess sets and roll up boards will be provided.
November 21
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5:00pm - 7:30pm
Why should the kids have all the fun?  Adults are welcome to stop by and try out the library's virtual reality at any time, but come by for a special night of guided experiences and gaming with our technology staff. Let the future amaze you!  
November 20
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10:00am - 10:45am
  Join us as we venture through song and story each week in our 1-3 Year Old Storytime. It's the perfect time to spend with your little one!
November 20
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3:00pm - 5:30pm
Join the Swampabots, a First Lego League Robotics team, for 9 to 12 year old kids, as they practice building and coding with lego robots.
November 20
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5:30pm - 6:30am
Movie and Q&A with Westerly's Plastic Reduction Committee Free event, open to everyone. We are grateful to collaborate with Green Planet Films in the Velvet Mill to spread education and awareness regarding reduction of waste in our town. This will be a monthly event with a new movie. Event...
November 21
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10:00am - 10:45am
Hop, skip, jump and wiggle your way to 3-5 Year Old Storytime! This storytime is jam packed with stories, songs, play and crafting!
November 21
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3:00pm - 6:00pm
Come have some screen free fun with the family!  Each week there will be different board games provided from 3-6pm, for families to come and enjoy. Games are geared towards ages 7 and up, but all are welcome
November 21
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5:30pm - 7:30pm
All ages and experience levels are welcome. All you need is a desire to learn more about the game of chess. Chess sets and roll up boards will be provided.
November 20
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4:00pm - 7:45pm
  Come join us at robotics practice! We are a group of 7th-12th graders who meet at the library twice a week. Activities include designing robots, building them, programming them, driving them, strategizing, keeping records, and 3D design. If you are interested in STEM, or want to build a robot,...
November 20
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5:30pm - 6:30am
Movie and Q&A with Westerly's Plastic Reduction Committee Free event, open to everyone. We are grateful to collaborate with Green Planet Films in the Velvet Mill to spread education and awareness regarding reduction of waste in our town. This will be a monthly event with a new movie. Event...
November 21
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3:00pm - 6:00pm
Come have some screen free fun with the family!  Each week there will be different board games provided from 3-6pm, for families to come and enjoy. Games are geared towards ages 7 and up, but all are welcome
November 21
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5:30pm - 7:30pm
All ages and experience levels are welcome. All you need is a desire to learn more about the game of chess. Chess sets and roll up boards will be provided.
November 22
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4:00pm - 5:45pm
  Come join us at robotics practice! We are a group of 7th-12th graders who meet at the library twice a week. Activities include designing robots, building them, programming them, driving them, strategizing, keeping records, and 3D design. If you are interested in STEM, or want to build a robot,...
November 22
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6:00pm - 8:00pm
Join us under the stars on the Terrace Room Balcony.  We will be using the library's telescope to find planets and other celestial objects. 
Saturday, November 30
4:15pm - 5:00pm
Join us for a magical kick-off to the holidays! Come sing some classic carols with the Chorus of Westerly. Make sure to come by the library earlier in the day as we will have lots of festive activities going on! -Wreath and Holiday Arrangement Workshop 10 am - 2 pm (while supplies last)  -Make Your... Read More
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:
Monday, November 4, 2019 to Friday, November 29, 2019