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Adult Events

January 23, 2020

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.
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen
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... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

January 25, 2020

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... Read more
Audience: Adult

January 25, 2020

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... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

January 25, 2020

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... Read more
Audience: Adult

January 27, 2020

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... Read more
Audience: Adult

January 27, 2020

10:00am - 10:30am
***This session will be in the " Castle" in the Childrens Room!*** Infants are natural yogis. They naturally move through many of the primary yoga poses in their developmental process from birth through creeping, crawling, sitting, standing and walking. They need to do this to... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids

January 27, 2020

3:30pm - 4:30pm
* This program was rescheduled from January 25th to January 27th* 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... Read more
Audience: Adult

January 27, 2020

5:00pm - 7:00pm
Thirty years after rising to global stardom in The Wizard of Oz, showbiz legend Judy Garland (Renee Zellweger) arrives in London to perform a five-week sold-out run at The Talk of the Town. While preparing for the shows, Garland battles with management, reminisces with friends and adoring fans, and... Read more
Audience: Adult

January 27, 2020

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... Read more
Audience: Adult

January 28, 2020

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,... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

January 28, 2020

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Even tech gurus need support sometimes.  Stop by the library and pick the brains of our technology staff about those pesky problems that are troubling you.  Feel free to bring a troublesome device with you.
Audience: Adult

January 28, 2020

5:30pm - 7:30pm
Come to the library for our friendly knitting, crochet, needlework, and yarn craft club. Bring your project, share your techniques or learn a new skill as you social with other crafters. Join us on the second floor in the Reference Department any time between 5:30 pm and 7:30 pm every Tuesday.  ... Read more
Audience: Adult

January 28, 2020

6:00pm - 7:45pm
Amatuer or experienced sewers are welcome to come by.  Sit down and talk with others while working on your project of choice.   Meets every tuesday except the second in each month, in the library's Makerspace, The Boiler Room, from 6 to 7:45pm.
Audience: Adult

January 28, 2020

6:00pm - 6:45pm
Meditation group--all ages and experience levels are welcome! Join us in the Terrace Room of the Westerly Library on Tuesday evening from 6:00 - 6:45 pm. If this is your first time attending the class,... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen
6:30pm - 7:30pm
The New England High School Cycling Association is gearing up for our fourth year of mountain bike racing all across New England. This year we expect to have 800 kids racing in all age groups. We are looking forward to another exciting season of racing across New England. Join NEHSCA and our local... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Renaissance Toastmasters of Westerly, gathers twice a month (2nd & 4th Tuesdays) to share stories and get comfortable speaking in front of an audience. It is a process that over time helps to build self-confidence. Taking small steps, we eventually master the art of public... Read more
Audience: Adult

January 29, 2020

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Meet fellow seniors and talk about your technology problems!  Learn new skills! Protect yourself online!  Master tech lingo and impress your grand kids!  Computers have become a fact of life whether we like it or not.  This is an opportunity to talk with our technology staff and like minded... Read more
Audience: Adult

January 29, 2020

2:00pm - 2:30pm
***This session will be in the " Castle" in the Childrens Room!*** Infants are natural yogis. They naturally move through many of the primary yoga poses in their developmental process from birth through creeping, crawling, sitting, standing and walking. They need to do this to... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids

January 30, 2020

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.
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen
6:00pm - 7:30pm
The Dante Society of Westerly Presents a Lecture on Dante’s “Commedia” Part two By Dr. Mark O’Brien Join us Thursday, January 30th at 6:00 PM Westerly Library Auditorium Open to the public, no admission charge. This months talk - After a brief recounting of the history, background and recitation of... Read more
Audience: Adult
5:00pm - 8:00pm
Ever wanted to build a model boat, but never really known 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 long... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

February 01, 2020

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... Read more
Audience: Adult

February 03, 2020

12:00pm - 1:30pm
Peace and Justice Group of Westerly and Pawcatuck will meet the first Monday of every month at 12pm.
Audience: Adult

February 04, 2020

11:00am - 12:00pm
Westerly Library and Wilcox Park is pleased to offer our third and final Community Conversation at the library, focusing on Seniors and Aging in Westerly:... Read more
Audience: Adult

February 04, 2020

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,... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

February 04, 2020

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Even tech gurus need support sometimes.  Stop by the library and pick the brains of our technology staff about those pesky problems that are troubling you.  Feel free to bring a troublesome device with you.
Audience: Adult

February 04, 2020

5:30pm - 7:30pm
Come to the library for our friendly knitting, crochet, needlework, and yarn craft club. Bring your project, share your techniques or learn a new skill as you social with other crafters. Join us on the second floor in the Reference Department any time between 5:30 pm and 7:30 pm every Tuesday.  ... Read more
Audience: Adult

February 04, 2020

6:00pm - 7:45pm
Amatuer or experienced sewers are welcome to come by.  Sit down and talk with others while working on your project of choice.   Meets every tuesday except the second in each month, in the library's Makerspace, The Boiler Room, from 6 to 7:45pm.
Audience: Adult

February 04, 2020

6:00pm - 6:45pm
Meditation group--all ages and experience levels are welcome! Join us in the Terrace Room of the Westerly Library on Tuesday evening from 6:00 - 6:45 pm. If this is your first time attending the class,... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

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