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Adult Events

October 27, 2021

9:00am - 7:30pm
Please join the Friends of Westerly Library and Wilcox Park for their much anticipated Fall Book Sale! The sale will be held up on the library's 3rd floor Terrace room and is open to the public from Thursday, October 21st-Saturday, October 30th during regular library hours, closing 30 minutes prior... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

October 27, 2021

9:30am - 10:00am
Class cancelled on October 27th. STRETCH & STRENGTHEN Ready for a workout that gets results and relieves pain & stiffness?! Get ready to dynamically strengthen and stretch to develop a strong, toned and elongated body with full range of motion! Spring into Summer ESSENTRICS featured at... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

October 28, 2021

9:00am - 7:30pm
Please join the Friends of Westerly Library and Wilcox Park for their much anticipated Fall Book Sale! The sale will be held up on the library's 3rd floor Terrace room and is open to the public from Thursday, October 21st-Saturday, October 30th during regular library hours, closing 30 minutes prior... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

October 29, 2021

9:00am - 5:30pm
Please join the Friends of Westerly Library and Wilcox Park for their much anticipated Fall Book Sale! The sale will be held up on the library's 3rd floor Terrace room and is open to the public from Thursday, October 21st-Saturday, October 30th during regular library hours, closing 30 minutes prior... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

October 29, 2021

5:00pm - 5:45pm
Join us outside in Wilcox Park for some spooktalular family fun with a magic show, balloon animals (for ages 2+), crafts to go, Pete the Cat, and more! While supplies last on a first come, first served basis. No registration required. Recommended for 4 and up. For more information or questions... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

October 30, 2021

9:00am - 12:00pm
Ask a Master Gardener and get a free soil test! Bring your garden questions, insects, damaged leaves, etc.!  Get research-based answers to all your gardening questions.  Have your soil tested and get advice on how to improve it!  URI Master Gardeners will be on the Esplanade outside the Library (... Read more
Audience: Adult
9:00am - 3:30pm
Please join the Friends of Westerly Library and Wilcox Park for their much anticipated Fall Book Sale! The sale will be held up on the library's 3rd floor Terrace room and is open to the public from Thursday, October 21st-Saturday, October 30th during regular library hours, closing 30 minutes prior... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

October 30, 2021

10:00am - 10:30am
Join us to make two papercrafts that you can take home to decorate with for Dia De Los Muertos (Day of the Dead)!  First come, first served. No registration required. Aimed at ages 6-12, but all are welcome.  For more information or questions please contact the Kids room x316.
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

October 30, 2021

10:00am - 11:30am
Wilcox Park is home to many native trees, shrubs, and has several gardens planted mainly with native species.  During this tour you will learn about the value of natives, and see the native perennials and trees in the park.  URI Master Gardeners will lead you around one loop of the Park during the... Read more
Audience: Adult
10:15am - 11:00am
Please join us for Zumba in Wilcox Park on Saturday mornings with Yvonne Brown and Tina Pagliusi! Classes are FREE and will be held on the grassy area by the back of the pond, weather permitting.  "Zumba is a fitness program that combines Latin and international music with dance moves. Zumba... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

November 02, 2021

1:00pm - 4:00pm
During these challenging times individuals need assistance now more than ever. Our volunteer Community Resource Advocate, Susan Rosen, is available to offer help! Susan can be reached via email to offer guidance to connect you or loved ones with local resources available based on specific needs.... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

November 02, 2021

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Do you have problems with technology?Do you have questions about new gadgets?Do you have frustrations with the internet? NEW day and time!Come join us every Tuesday afternoon at 2PM via... Read more
Audience: Adult

November 02, 2021

5:30pm - 7:30pm
The Knit and Crochet Group is meeting weekly upstairs in Reference! For more information and to participate please email cwalsh@westerlylibrary.org
Audience: Adult

November 03, 2021

5:00pm - 7:00pm
This month's exhibit will be with local artist Michael Sisco! Head to the Hoxie Gallery Wednesday, November 3rd from 5-7 pm to "Meet the Artist". His pieces can be viewed in the Hoxie Gallery through the month of November during library hours.
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

November 06, 2021

10:15am - 11:00am
Please join us for Zumba in Wilcox Park on Saturday mornings with Yvonne Brown and Tina Pagliusi! Classes are FREE and will be held on the grassy area by the back of the pond, weather permitting.  "Zumba is a fitness program that combines Latin and international music with dance moves. Zumba... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

November 09, 2021

1:00pm - 4:00pm
During these challenging times individuals need assistance now more than ever. Our volunteer Community Resource Advocate, Susan Rosen, is available to offer help! Susan can be reached via email to offer guidance to connect you or loved ones with local resources available based on specific needs.... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen
1:00pm - 2:00pm
My Antonia by Willa Cather Tells the... Read more
Audience: Adult

November 09, 2021

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Do you have problems with technology?Do you have questions about new gadgets?Do you have frustrations with the internet? NEW day and time!Come join us every Tuesday afternoon at 2PM via... Read more
Audience: Adult

November 09, 2021

5:30pm - 7:30pm
The Knit and Crochet Group is meeting weekly upstairs in Reference! For more information and to participate please email cwalsh@westerlylibrary.org
Audience: Adult

November 11, 2021

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

November 12, 2021

10:00am - 11:00am
Members of organization Project Outreach of Westerly will have a table set up outside the library's Old Main Reading Room the second Friday of every month from 10-11 am. They will be there to aid veterans in navigating available benefits and other services.   The mission of Project Outreach is to... Read more
Audience: Adult

November 13, 2021

10:15am - 11:00am
Please join us for Zumba in Wilcox Park on Saturday mornings with Yvonne Brown and Tina Pagliusi! Classes are FREE and will be held on the grassy area by the back of the pond, weather permitting.  "Zumba is a fitness program that combines Latin and international music with dance moves. Zumba... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

November 15, 2021

10:00am - 7:30pm
During the 3rd week of each month, we will have Crafternoon kits available to-go! Our Adult Crafternoon Kits are available on a first come, first served basis. Kits will be available beginning at 10 a.m. on the 2nd floor of the library, and are limited to one per person please. This month, we're... Read more
Audience: Adult

November 15, 2021

6:30pm - 7:30pm
The Stonington Madrigal Singers present “Madrigals and More”, a delightful program of part songs from the 16th and 17th centuries including works by Monteverdi, Arcadelt, and di Lasso. The Stonington Madrigal Singers is an adult ensemble of local choral singers that regularly perform concerts at... Read more
Audience: Adult

November 16, 2021

1:00pm - 4:00pm
During these challenging times individuals need assistance now more than ever. Our volunteer Community Resource Advocate, Susan Rosen, is available to offer help! Susan can be reached via email to offer guidance to connect you or loved ones with local resources available based on specific needs.... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

November 16, 2021

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Do you have problems with technology?Do you have questions about new gadgets?Do you have frustrations with the internet? NEW day and time!Come join us every Tuesday afternoon at 2PM via... Read more
Audience: Adult

November 16, 2021

5:30pm - 7:30pm
The Knit and Crochet Group is meeting weekly upstairs in Reference! For more information and to participate please email cwalsh@westerlylibrary.org
Audience: Adult

November 17, 2021

2:00pm - 3:00pm
We are trying a new theme this month.  We will be talking about three favorite films of one of the Film Club's members.  If it goes well, we will continue to use this theme in future meetings! To Kill A Mockingbird Water (directed by Deepa Mehta) ... Read more
Audience: Adult

November 17, 2021

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Please join us for Community Conversations in partnership with Westerly ARC! ARC is an Anti-Racism Coalition aimed at embracing multiculturalism to address racism through education and empowerment. The discussions will consist of a series of three virtual panel conversations with local leaders... Read more
Audience: Adult

November 20, 2021

10:15am - 11:00am
Please join us for Zumba in Wilcox Park on Saturday mornings with Yvonne Brown and Tina Pagliusi! Classes are FREE and will be held on the grassy area by the back of the pond, weather permitting.  "Zumba is a fitness program that combines Latin and international music with dance moves. Zumba... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

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