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Adult Events

March 03, 2021

5:30pm - 6:30pm
Please join us for a virtual talk with CEO of The Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation, Stephen Briganti. He will be discussing and presenting on the topic of the Italian American Experience.  Registration is required. Please register by Tuesday, March 2nd. You will receive a Zoom invitation... Read more
Audience: Adult

March 04, 2021

11:00am - 12:00pm
Join us on the first and third Thursday of each month for a fun and informational meetup designed for older adults and caregivers! Each meeting, we'll have a different guest to highlight a program or service in town that you may not have heard of. We'll also have time to chat and socialize with one... Read more
Audience: Adult

March 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
"The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek" by Kim Michele Richardson The hardscrabble folks of Troublesome Creek... Read more
Audience: Adult

March 09, 2021

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

March 10, 2021

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Our Cookbook Club is meeting virtually! Please join us once a month via Zoom to share our experiences with recipes from the selected cookbook. Books will be held at Circulation for checkout at the beginning of the month. Registration is required for this program. ... Read more
Audience: Adult

March 10, 2021

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Join URI Master Gardener, William Baddeley, to learn about seed starting. Please register and provide your email address to receive the Zoom... Read more
Audience: Adult

March 15, 2021

9:00am - 7:30pm
During the 3rd week of each month, we will have Crafternoon kits available to-go! Beginning in March, our Adult Crafternoon Kits will be available on a first come, first served basis. Kits will be available beginning at 10 a.m. on the 2nd floor of the library. Kits are limited, one... Read more
Audience: Adult

March 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

March 16, 2021

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

March 16, 2021

6:00pm - 7:00pm
With Dr. Kathleen Cannon. Dr. Cannon supports individuals with a range of health concerns, including endocrine issues, neurological problems, autoimmune conditions, chronic disease, and general wellness. Visit Dr. Cannon's website to learn more (... Read more
Audience: Adult

March 17, 2021

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Join us on Zoom as we discuss movies from 1948 - Easter Parade Hamlet Key Largo As well as discussing the movies, we always love to share recommendations about movies and tv shows. It's always fun and laughs are guaranteed!   Please email Hannah ... Read more
Audience: Adult

March 18, 2021

11:00am - 12:00pm
Join us on the first and third Thursday of each month for a fun and informational meetup designed for older adults and caregivers! Each meeting, we'll have a different guest to highlight a program or service in town that you may not have heard of. We'll also have time to chat and socialize with one... Read more
Audience: Adult

March 18, 2021

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Please join us in partnership with the Friends and in recognition of Women's History Month, for a virtual discussion with local Filmmaker Hilary Steinman and her documentary The Codebreaker, followed by a Q&A.  Registration is required for this event. Please register by Wednesday,... Read more
Audience: Adult

March 20, 2021

9:00am - 4:00pm
In recognition of the first day of Spring, we're celebrating Plant a Seed Day! It's officially time to start your vegetable gardens, and we're here to help. Stop by the library for a free seed starting kit, which includes a small variety of vegetable seeds, seed starting pots, and information on... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

March 23, 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

March 23, 2021

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

March 23, 2021

6:00pm - 7:00pm
In partnership with the League of Women Voters of RI and Living Literature, please join us for a virtual presentation and readers theatre program to commemorate and recognize the 100th Anniversary of the passing of the 19th Amendment. The program will be moderated by Nina P. Rossomando, President,... Read more
Audience: Adult

March 24, 2021

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Please join us for a Virtual Author Talk with Fiona Davis! She will be discussing her New York Times bestseller T... Read more
Audience: Adult

March 25, 2021

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Please join us for a virtual tour of the RI State House as well as a chat with the State Librarian! Registration is required. Please register by Wednesday, March 24th. You will receive a Zoom invitation the morning of the program. Lane Sparkman, Associate Director of Education and Public Programs... Read more
Audience: Adult

March 30, 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

March 30, 2021

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

April 01, 2021

11:00am - 12:00pm
Join us on the first and third Thursday of each month for a fun and informational meetup designed for older adults and caregivers! Each meeting, we'll have a different guest to highlight a program or service in town that you may not have heard of. We'll also have time to chat and socialize with one... Read more
Audience: Adult

April 01, 2021

4:00pm - 4:45pm
Our (virtual) Couch to 5k Run Club is starting up for the 2nd year, on April 7th! If you've been looking for a way to become more active, get in better shape, or improve your stamina, join us for an information session and decide if the club is right for you! This session is not mandator... Read more
Audience: Adult

April 06, 2021

9:00am - 1:00pm
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

April 06, 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

April 06, 2021

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

April 07, 2021

5:00pm - 6:00pm
The Frank Olean Center presents “A Year in the Life: Artists Reflect on 2020” at the Westerly Library’s Hoxie Gallery in April 2021 with a special virtual reception via the Olean Center's Facebook on Wednesday, April 7th. The exhibit consists of original artwork from participants of the Frank Olean... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

April 07, 2021

5:00pm - 5:45pm
Have you ever envied "runners", or wanted to participate in a 5k but didn't know where to start? If so, the Westerly Library (Virtual) Couch to 5k Run Club is the place for you! Join our Facebook group... Read more
Audience: Adult

April 07, 2021

5:30pm - 6:30pm
Registration is required. Please register by Tuesday, April 6th. You will receive a Zoom invitation the morning of the program.
Audience: Adult

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