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

Adult Events

November 28, 2020

10:30am - 12:30pm
Adult Writers Workshop will meet every Saturday via Zoom. 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 Allynn at awilkinson@... Read more
Audience: Adult

November 28, 2020

4:30pm - 5:00pm
We are delighted to announce that the highly anticipated annual Wilcox Park Tree Lighting will take place exclusively on Facebook Live. Starting at 4:30PM on Saturday, November 28, 2020, the association will broadcast a luminous... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

November 30, 2020

9:00am - 8:00pm
As we inch closer to the Holiday Season, it's time to start thinking about gifts! From November 16th to December 7th, we will have special "Handmade Holiday" To-Go Kits, with supplies and directions on making beautiful and meaningful handmade gifts for your friends and loved ones (a different kit... Read more
Audience: Adult

December 01, 2020

12:00pm - 12:15pm
Check out these youtube linkes, for this new series, where each week, we will spotlight some of Westerly's community leaders and their favorite kids and teens book! October 20th: Sandy Hayes ... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

December 01, 2020

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

December 01, 2020

5:30pm - 7:30pm
While the library is closed the Knit and Crochet Group is still meeting virtually!  For more information please email cwalsh@westerlylibrary.org.
Audience: Adult

December 02, 2020

5:30pm - 6:30pm
Columbus: From Quarry to the Park traces the history and production of the Columbus statue in Wilcox Park.  It celebrates the Westerly granite industry, the skill of the artisans involved, and the proud Italian heritage which made the statue possible.  Beginning in the 1890's when an idea... Read more
Audience: Adult

December 05, 2020

9:00am - 4:00pm
In lieu of our Annual Wreath Making Workshop we are offering a Wreath Take & Make kit. These kits will be available beginning on 12/05 and will include a wreath ring, an assortment of greens and wire to affix your greenery. An instructional video will also be available on our YouTube Channel to... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

December 05, 2020

10:30am - 12:30pm
Adult Writers Workshop will meet every Saturday via Zoom. 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 Allynn at awilkinson@... Read more
Audience: Adult

December 07, 2020

9:00am - 8:00pm
As we inch closer to the Holiday Season, it's time to start thinking about gifts! From November 16th to December 7th, we will have special "Handmade Holiday" To-Go Kits, with supplies and directions on making beautiful and meaningful handmade gifts for your friends and loved ones (a different kit... Read more
Audience: Adult

December 08, 2020

12:00pm - 12:15pm
Check out these youtube linkes, for this new series, where each week, we will spotlight some of Westerly's community leaders and their favorite kids and teens book! October 20th: Sandy Hayes ... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

December 08, 2020

1:00pm - 2:00pm
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Audience: Adult
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

December 08, 2020

3:00pm - 4:30pm
Early this year, Westerly Library and Wilcox Park held Community Conversations, focusing on Seniors and Aging in Westerly. The insights, ideas, and struggles that were discussed have been invaluable as we, and other community organizations, work towards helping Westerly become a more age-friendly... Read more
Audience: Adult

December 08, 2020

5:30pm - 7:30pm
While the library is closed the Knit and Crochet Group is still meeting virtually!  For more information please email cwalsh@westerlylibrary.org.
Audience: Adult

December 09, 2020

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Wednesday, December 9th at 6:30pm "Strategies for a Balanced Life Through... Read more
Audience: Adult

December 10, 2020

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Did you know stress impacts the human body in myriad ways. The holiday season - not to mention the dwindling daylight hours of winter - can worsen the feelings of stress for many people. Learn more about stress and strategies for dealing with it. Enjoy the season more! Join us for this virtual talk... Read more
Audience: Adult

December 12, 2020

10:30am - 12:30pm
Adult Writers Workshop will meet every Saturday via Zoom. 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 Allynn at awilkinson@... Read more
Audience: Adult

December 15, 2020

12:00pm - 12:15pm
Check out these youtube linkes, for this new series, where each week, we will spotlight some of Westerly's community leaders and their favorite kids and teens book! October 20th: Sandy Hayes ... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

December 15, 2020

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

December 15, 2020

5:30pm - 7:30pm
While the library is closed the Knit and Crochet Group is still meeting virtually!  For more information please email cwalsh@westerlylibrary.org.
Audience: Adult

December 16, 2020

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

December 19, 2020

10:30am - 12:30pm
Adult Writers Workshop will meet every Saturday via Zoom. 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 Allynn at awilkinson@... Read more
Audience: Adult

December 21, 2020

9:00am - 8:00pm
During the 3rd week of each month, we will have Crafternoon kits available to-go!  Call (401) 596-2877 x306 (Reference Department)... Read more
Audience: Adult

December 22, 2020

12:00pm - 12:15pm
Check out these youtube linkes, for this new series, where each week, we will spotlight some of Westerly's community leaders and their favorite kids and teens book! October 20th: Sandy Hayes ... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

December 22, 2020

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

December 22, 2020

5:30pm - 7:30pm
While the library is closed the Knit and Crochet Group is still meeting virtually!  For more information please email cwalsh@westerlylibrary.org.
Audience: Adult

December 24, 2020

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

December 25, 2020

9:00am - 6:00pm
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

December 26, 2020

10:30am - 12:30pm
Adult Writers Workshop will meet every Saturday via Zoom. 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 Allynn at awilkinson@... Read more
Audience: Adult

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