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  • Mondays 4:00 - 7:00 pm Saturdays 10:00 am - 1:00 pm Starts: Saturday, February 1st Ends: Monday, April 13th AARP membership is NOT required, and the program is open to taxpayers of all ages and...
  • 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...
  • Westerly Library Auditorium Saturday, March 7, 2020 1:00-2:00 pm The Irish Coastal Club of Westerly presents: Why St. Patrick? Who exactly was St. Patrick and why do we honor him every year on March...
  • 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

February 20
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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.
February 20
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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...
February 20
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6:00pm - 7:30pm
LEARN  the  LANGUAGE  of  IRELAND Classes are held on the First & Third Thursdays of the month from September to June and are FREE and open to the public. ...
February 22
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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...
February 22
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2:30pm - 3:30pm
Whether you consider yourself crafty or not, you'll love our new Adult Crafternoon program! One Saturday a month, we will lead you through the steps to make a different "Pinterest-inspired" craft project (see below for dates and specific projects).  This program is free, but space is limited and ...
February 25
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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,...
February 20
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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!
February 20
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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!
February 20
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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.
February 20
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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...
February 21
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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   ...
February 24
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11:00am - 11:45am
Parents and preschoolers can come and practice motor skills, while having fun and getting messy!
February 20
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3:30pm - 4:30pm
Trivia, the ultimate brain game! Play games, learn interesting facts, eat snacks. 
February 20
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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.
February 20
-
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...
February 21
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3:30pm - 4:30pm
We get it. Writing 5 paragraph essays isn't always a delight. But writing can still be really fun! Do you miss writing stories, poems, or just having fun and being creative for an hour of your busy day? Come join our writing circle for prompts, journaling, and snacks. Bring in any stories you're...
February 21
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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,...
February 25
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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,...
Wednesday, April 15
5:00pm - 5:45pm
Join us for our WEEK 2 Group Run! ----- Our brand new running group is designed to help almost anyone go from a "non runner" to a "5k distance runner" in 8 weeks, following the C25k® program!  The C25k® program is designed for beginners, easing you into running for progressively longer distances,... Read More
Wednesday, April 22
5:00pm - 5:45pm
Join us for our WEEK 3 Group Run! ----- Our brand new running group is designed to help almost anyone go from a "non runner" to a "5k distance runner" in 8 weeks, following the C25k® program!  The C25k® program is designed for beginners, easing you into running for progressively longer distances,... Read More
Wednesday, April 29
5:00pm - 5:45pm
Join us for our WEEK 4 Group Run! ----- Our brand new running group is designed to help almost anyone go from a "non runner" to a "5k distance runner" in 8 weeks, following the C25k® program!  The C25k® program is designed for beginners, easing you into running for progressively longer distances,... Read More
Wednesday, May 06
5:00pm - 5:45pm
Join us for our WEEK 5 Group Run! ----- Our brand new running group is designed to help almost anyone go from a "non runner" to a "5k distance runner" in 8 weeks, following the C25k® program!  The C25k® program is designed for beginners, easing you into running for progressively longer distances,... 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:
Wednesday, January 8, 2020 to Friday, January 31, 2020