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  • Saturday November 16th at 1 PM   The Blanket Exercise with the Akomawt Educational Initiative:    In recognition of Native American Heritage Month, join us for this transformative learning experience...
  • Join us November 18th at 4:00 PM in the Makerspace for the first workshop in our Handmade Holiday series! This week, we will be making a set of 4 personalized tile coasters, a unique gift for the...
  • 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 16
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9:00am - 4:00pm
Have you ever dreamed about writing a novel? Why wait?! November is National Novel Writing Month, and NaNoWriMo challenges you to write 50,000 words of a novel during the month of November. Westerly Library & Wilcox Park is here to support...
November 16
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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...
November 16
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1:00pm - 3:00pm
The Blanket Exercise with the Akomawt Educational Initiative:    In recognition of Native American Heritage Month, join us for this transformative learning experience!  It will be facilitated by two educators from the Akomawt Educational Initiative, an...
November 18
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10:00am - 12:00pm
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 18
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4:00pm - 5:00pm
Join us for the first workshop in our Handmade Holiday series! This week, we will be making a set of 4 personalized tile coasters, a unique gift for the loved ones in your life. Participants should plan to bring at least 4 photos from home which will be used to decorate the coasters (Note: these...
November 18
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6:00pm - 7:30pm
If you're a fan of books and food, this club is for you! Once a month, the Cookbook Club meets in the 3rd floor Terrace Room. Each month we focus on a different cookbook: we choose recipes to prepare and share with the group, and discuss the cookbook over a delicious meal! This month, we'll be...
November 15
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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   ...
November 16
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9:30am - 12:00pm
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 16
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10:00am - 2:00pm
Drop-In between 10am - 2pm to make your creation!
November 18
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10:00am - 12:00pm
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 18
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2:00pm - 2:30pm
This afternoon storytime is for all ages!  Join us for wonderful read-alouds, songs and games with Miss Meagan!
November 19
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10:00am - 10:45am
Our Tuesday 10 am Family Storytime and Craft with Miss Sandy for all ages!  Join us for wonderful read-alouds, songs and other storytime activities
November 15
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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 16
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1:00pm - 3:00pm
The Blanket Exercise with the Akomawt Educational Initiative:    In recognition of Native American Heritage Month, join us for this transformative learning experience!  It will be facilitated by two educators from the Akomawt Educational Initiative, an...
November 18
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10:00am - 12:00pm
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 19
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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,...
November 19
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4:00pm - 5:30pm
Join us for a night of Sci-Fi and snacks. Make sure to come prepared to discuss your favorite books, TV shows and films!
November 19
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6:30pm - 7:30pm
Explore Mindful Living Join Chris Liguori a certified meditation & yoga teacher to discover how to live in the present moment, with authentically and joy. Our modern worlds' pace, demands and information overload can easily make us feel overwhelmed. To discover our dreams we need to search our...
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