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  • This year we’re bringing you a virtual culinary experience this February - just in time for Valentine’s Day. Participants will receive coveted recipes and exclusive videos featuring food and beverage...
  • Please join us in the Hoxie Gallery Wednesday, January 19th from 5-7 pm to "Meet the Artist"! This month's exhibit will be with artist Mary Blanchet! Her pieces can be viewed in the Hoxie Gallery...
  • We offer many of our programs on our YouTube Channel.  From Author Talks and Take and Make Craft instructions, to Tutorials and Storytimes! You can also subscribe to our channel and receive...
  • Members of organization Project Outreach of Westerly will have a table set up outside the library's Old Main Reading Room the second Friday of every month from 10-11 am. They will be there to aid...

What's Happening

January 20
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6:00pm - 7:00pm
Join us to explore topics about health and wellness! We'll read books on various subjects including  meditation, nutrition, self-improvement, exercise, alternative healing, and happiness. The Health & Wellness Book Club is a judgement-free space for anyone interested in learning more about...
January 22
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10:30am - 11:30am
Please join us for Zumba in Wilcox Park on Saturday mornings with Yvonne Brown and Tina Pagliusi! Classes are FREE and will be held on the grassy area by the Memorial Fountain, weather permitting. When the weather isn't desirable, the classes will be held on the third floor Terrace room of the...
January 25
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1:00pm - 4:00pm
During these challenging times individuals need assistance now more than ever. Our volunteer Community Resource Advocate, Susan Rosen, is available to offer help! Susan can be reached via email to offer guidance to connect you or loved ones with local resources available based on specific needs....
January 25
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2:00pm - 3:30pm
Do you have problems with technology?Do you have questions about new gadgets?Do you have frustrations with the internet? NEW day and time!Come join us every Tuesday afternoon at 2PM via...
January 25
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5:30pm - 7:30pm
The Knit and Crochet Group is a social event - bring a project to work on and talk about! Drop in any time between 5:30 and 7:30 pm to craft and chat. This program is not a class for learning to knit or crochet, but attendees are usually willing and able to answer questions if you’re having trouble...
January 29
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10:30am - 11:30am
Please join us for Zumba in Wilcox Park on Saturday mornings with Yvonne Brown and Tina Pagliusi! Classes are FREE and will be held on the grassy area by the Memorial Fountain, weather permitting. When the weather isn't desirable, the classes will be held on the third floor Terrace room of the...
January 20
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4:00pm - 4:30pm
Keep calm and game on! Come hang out and test your Wii skills (and other fun game) against your friends for bragging rights. This program is for ages 9-12
January 25
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10:00am - 10:30am
Join Sandy on Tuesdays and Meagan on Wednesdays at 10 am in the Terrace Room for a family storytime and craft to go! The program will be geared towards ages birth through 11 years and must be accompanied by a caregiver.  *Please note: patrons will be in charge of their own social distancing. End...
February 01
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10:00am - 10:30am
Join Sandy on Tuesdays and Meagan on Wednesdays at 10 am in the Terrace Room for a family storytime and craft to go! The program will be geared towards ages birth through 11 years and must be accompanied by a caregiver.  *Please note: patrons will be in charge of their own social distancing. End...
February 02
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9:00am - 8:00pm
In December 2021, the Westerly Library & Wilcox Park community gathered to create anti-hate artwork. Each artist chose their medium and message based on what is important to them as individuals. Now, those works of art will be displayed in our Hoxie Gallery for the month of February. Stop in...
February 02
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10:00am - 10:30am
Join Sandy on Tuesdays and Meagan on Wednesdays at 10 am in the Terrace Room for a family storytime and craft to go! The program will be geared towards ages birth through 11 years and must be accompanied by a caregiver.  *Please note: patrons will be in charge of their own social distancing. End...
February 05
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9:00am - 4:00pm
Beginning on the first Saturday of each month, you can come grab a bag of supplies from the ‘Kids’ tote (located in the Kid's Room) for this once a month craft, then follow along with the video on our YouTube channel ...
January 22
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10:30am - 11:30am
Please join us for Zumba in Wilcox Park on Saturday mornings with Yvonne Brown and Tina Pagliusi! Classes are FREE and will be held on the grassy area by the Memorial Fountain, weather permitting. When the weather isn't desirable, the classes will be held on the third floor Terrace room of the...
January 25
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1:00pm - 4:00pm
During these challenging times individuals need assistance now more than ever. Our volunteer Community Resource Advocate, Susan Rosen, is available to offer help! Susan can be reached via email to offer guidance to connect you or loved ones with local resources available based on specific needs....
January 27
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4:00pm - 4:30pm
Join the teen librarian via Zoom or in person for book discussions, recommendations, and creative writing tips! This is a hybrid event and will be held on Zoom and in the Teen space. Zoom attendees may pick up a snack in the library before the meeting date. For the month of January, we will be...
January 29
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10:30am - 11:30am
Please join us for Zumba in Wilcox Park on Saturday mornings with Yvonne Brown and Tina Pagliusi! Classes are FREE and will be held on the grassy area by the Memorial Fountain, weather permitting. When the weather isn't desirable, the classes will be held on the third floor Terrace room of the...
February 01
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1:00pm - 4:00pm
During these challenging times individuals need assistance now more than ever. Our volunteer Community Resource Advocate, Susan Rosen, is available to offer help! Susan can be reached via email to offer guidance to connect you or loved ones with local resources available based on specific needs....
February 02
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9:00am - 8:00pm
In December 2021, the Westerly Library & Wilcox Park community gathered to create anti-hate artwork. Each artist chose their medium and message based on what is important to them as individuals. Now, those works of art will be displayed in our Hoxie Gallery for the month of February. Stop in...
Saturday, May 28
9:00am - 5:00pm
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
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