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Local History

Discover the beautiful towns of Westerly, RI and Stonington, CT.

Westerly Library is now available by appointment only. Some sections of the first floor will be available for browsing material and to utilize the public computer lab, by reservation only. During this initial reopening phase we are unable to accommodate walk-ins. To make a reservation please call 401.596.2877 ext 930 for Circulation and ext 311 for the computer lab. Please check back for updates! Library Takeout Service is still available via the Books & Materials tab for contact-free pickup and the book drop is now open for material returns.

Film Club


Hitchcock Month!


Similar to a book club, each month we will chose three movies to watch at home for discussion the following month.

 Members will borrow the films through the library system to watch on DVD at home, or of course, you could watch them on Netflix, Amazon Prime etc. The meeting is fun and informal. 

 Watching between October 2nd and November 6th: 

  • Strangers on a Train (1951)
  • Rebecca (1940)
  • Lifeboat (1944)

Choices to watch next:

On November 6th we will choose 3 of the following movies about alcoholism to watch next:

  • Days of Wine and Roses (1962)
  • The Lost Weekend (1945)
  • I'll Cry Tomorrow (1955)
  • A Star Is Born (1954 starring Judy Garland)
  • Leaving Las Vegas (1995)
  • Crazy Heart (2009)
  • 28 Days (2000)
  • When a Man Loves a Woman (1994)
  • Tender Mercies (1983)
  • Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf (1966)
  • Arthur (1981)
  • Come Back Little Sheba (1952)
  • A Tree Grown In Brooklyn (1945)

Next meeting:

Wednesday, November 6th, at 2:00 pm in the Reference Room.

The program is free and open to everyone!

For more information, contact the Reference Desk: (401) 596-2877 (option 3).

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