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  • For one night only, Westerly Library will be transformed for this spectacular fundraising event - transporting you to French Morocco. Your visit will take you through the two main floors of the...
  • David Cundy is an author, artist and poet. His debut children's book, Animals Spell Love (Godine, 2017), features typographic word-pictures of the word "Love" in sixteen languages. Inappropriate...
  • The film will be shown at 1 pm, Saturday January 25th, and will be followed by a discussion. The League of Women Voters South County announces a series of programs in 2020 to celebrate the 100th ...
  • Curious about writing? Make this the year you discover writing and build community with our Adult Writer's Workshop! We will be discussing readings, sharing work, and free writing together in the...

What's Happening

January 23
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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.
January 23
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6:00pm - 8:00pm
Ever wanted to build a model boat, but never really knew where to start? Join Ben Ellcome, Director of the Mystic Seaport Sailing Center, and our Technology Coordinator Tim Hayes, in the Library's Makerspace, and learn how to build Footy-class model sailboats. These classes are part of a...
January 25
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10:30am - 12:00pm
Adult Writers Workshop will meet every Saturday. Share work, discuss readings, and write in response to prompts in this group-led writing workshop. All experience levels and genre interests welcome. Please contact Marilyn at mrusso@westerlylibrary.org...
January 25
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1:00pm - 3:00pm
PLEASE NOTE: THE LIBRARY WILL CLOSE AT 1 PM ON JAN. 25, BUT MOVIE PATRONS WILL BE ADMITTED. The League of Women Voters South County announces a series of programs in 2020 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th amendment which granted women the right to vote. The first in...
January 25
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6:00pm - 10:00pm
January 25, 2020 | 6:00-10:00 PM Take a step back in time and join us for: An Evening In Casablanca   For one night only, Westerly Library will be transformed for this spectacular fundraising event - transporting you to French...
January 27
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10:00am - 2:00pm
Monday, January 27th 10 AM at Westerly Library 3rd Floor Rhode Island Defensive Driving Course - FREE!  Benefits of attending the FREE course: Get updated information on traffic laws. Gain strategies to drive safer longer! Learn techniques to compensate for age-related changes associated with...
January 23
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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!
January 23
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4:00pm - 4:30pm
Who said storytime was just for little kids? Come and join Miss Judy as she shares some stories aimed at the older kids!
January 23
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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.
January 23
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6:00pm - 8:00pm
Ever wanted to build a model boat, but never really knew where to start? Join Ben Ellcome, Director of the Mystic Seaport Sailing Center, and our Technology Coordinator Tim Hayes, in the Library's Makerspace, and learn how to build Footy-class model sailboats. These classes are part of a...
January 24
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4:00pm - 5:00pm
Call or come in to sign up for a one on one 15 minute time slot to read to a Therapy Dog. This program is designed for independent readers to help boost confidence in reading aloud. Call or come in to reserve your spot for this (p)awesome program! Time slots available:   4:00   ...
January 25
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10:00am - 2:00pm
Drop-In between 10am - 2pm to make your creation!
January 23
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3:30pm - 4:30pm
Help us make art by destroying it!
January 23
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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.
January 23
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6:00pm - 8:00pm
Ever wanted to build a model boat, but never really knew where to start? Join Ben Ellcome, Director of the Mystic Seaport Sailing Center, and our Technology Coordinator Tim Hayes, in the Library's Makerspace, and learn how to build Footy-class model sailboats. These classes are part of a...
January 24
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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,...
January 25
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1:00pm - 3:00pm
PLEASE NOTE: THE LIBRARY WILL CLOSE AT 1 PM ON JAN. 25, BUT MOVIE PATRONS WILL BE ADMITTED. The League of Women Voters South County announces a series of programs in 2020 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th amendment which granted women the right to vote. The first in...
January 28
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1:00pm - 4:00pm
Do you, or a loved one, need information on where to access local social service agencies for food, clothing, classes, healthcare and more? Or maybe you have broad questions on what kind of help might be available.... With a history of assisting individuals connect with the appropriate resources,...
Sunday, May 17
9:00am - 3:00pm
Join us Sunday, May 17th for our 37th Annual Garden Market Fair 9AM - 3PM a festival of plants Community Organizations Kid’s Corner | Dish Gardens URI Master Gardeners Information kiosk and soil testing   annuals • perennials • trees • shrubs • hanging plants organic vegetables • herbs •... Read More
Saturday, May 23
9:00am - 5:00pm
Saturday, June 20
6:00pm - 10:00pm
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, January 8, 2020 to Friday, January 31, 2020