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Adult Events

November 23, 2019

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... Read more
Audience: Adult

November 23, 2019

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

November 25, 2019

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Join us for the second workshop in our Handmade Holidays series! This week, learn how to make eco-friendly, reusable food wraps. Each participant will leave with a wrap of their own, which can be easily recreated at home, and with very few materials.  This workshop is free and open to the public,... Read more
Audience: Adult

November 25, 2019

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Monday, November 25th at 6 PM 'An Evening of Tantalizing Tidbits and Trivia about Roger Williams' presented by Marc Kohler, founder of the Roger Williams Education Foundation     Join us for an informative & enjoyable presentation about Rhode Island's founder, Roger Williams!
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

November 25, 2019

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Welcome to Sexuality and Gender Acceptance, a discussion and support group for adults about LGBTQ+ stories and issues in books, movies, TV shows, and more. This group will foster community through the sharing of stories by and for those who identify as LGBTQ+ and questioning in an inclusive,... Read more
Audience: Adult

November 26, 2019

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

November 26, 2019

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

November 26, 2019

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

November 26, 2019

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

November 26, 2019

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
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.
Audience: Adult, Teen

November 27, 2019

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

November 27, 2019

5:00pm - 8:00pm
The library will close at 5 pm for Thanksgiving.
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

November 28, 2019

9:00am - 8:00pm
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

November 30, 2019

10:00am - 2:00pm
Come and make a wreath or arrangement for the holiday season! Greens and wreath forms will be provided, but participants may wish to bring their own clippers, embellishments, or decorative containers. We ask that participants do not take extra greens home with them. We want to make sure that we... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

November 30, 2019

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... Read more
Audience: Adult

November 30, 2019

10:30am - 12:00pm
Location changed for November 30th, 2019 session.  Please meet on second floor in the Roberts Room. 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. ... Read more
Audience: Adult

November 30, 2019

10:00am - 3:00pm
Take some time out from the library's holiday festivities to make your own christmas tree ornamanets.  Ornament creation is available for all ages - Adults and Teens are welcome to visit the Makerspace and create personalized pieces, while younger children are welcome to assemble premade ornaments... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen
10:00am - 1:00pm
Please join the Chess Club for a special session on Saturday, November 30th at 10:00 AM. The Group will meet in the Old Main Reading Room on the 1st floor of the library.  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... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

November 30, 2019

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
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

December 02, 2019

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

December 02, 2019

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

December 02, 2019

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Join us for the third workshop in our Handmade Holidays series; this week, we will make botanical hanging prints - a beautiful, vintage-inspired gift for the plant lover in your life. This workshop is free and open to the public, but ... Read more
Audience: Adult

December 03, 2019

3:30pm - 7:30pm
Thousands of books and other materials available, many in gift-giving condition! Come and grab a great deal! Books for children, tweens, teens, and adults available, as well as CDs, DVDs, and audiobooks. Not a member of the Friends yet? You can join on Tuesday evening and get into the book sale!... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

December 03, 2019

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

December 03, 2019

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

December 03, 2019

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

December 03, 2019

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

December 03, 2019

6:00pm - 6:45pm
Meditation group--all ages and experience levels are welcome! Join us in the Auditorium 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

December 04, 2019

9:00am - 7:30pm
Thousands of books and other materials available, many in gift-giving condition! Come and grab a great deal! Books for children, tweens, teens, and adults available, as well as CDs, DVDs, and audiobooks.
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

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