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In an effort to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19 in our community Westerly Library will be closed until further notice. We will continue to communicate with you as our response to this outbreak evolves. Please check back regularly for updates.

Adult Events

March 31, 2020

1:00pm - 4:00pm
THIS PROGRAM HAS BEEN CANCELLED FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH. Do you, or a loved one, need information on where... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

March 31, 2020

2:00pm - 4:00pm
This program has been cancelled until further notice.  Virtual Technology Assistance is available by email at tech@westerlylibrary.org.   Even tech gurus need support sometimes.  Stop by the library and pick the brains of our technology staff about... Read more
Audience: Adult

March 31, 2020

5:30pm - 7:30pm
THIS PROGRAM HAS BEEN CANCELLED ... Read more
Audience: Adult

March 31, 2020

6:00pm - 7:45pm
THIS PROGRAM HAS BEEN CANCELLED THRU THE END OF MARCH. Amatuer or experienced sewers are welcome to come by.  Sit down and talk with... Read more
Audience: Adult

April 01, 2020

12:30pm - 2:00pm
**The Art Show has been cancelled** Beyond the Label: Discovering the Individual Art Show... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

April 01, 2020

1:00pm - 3:00pm
These events have been cancelled until further notice. Please contact awilkinson@westerlylibrary.org with any questions. Meet fellow seniors and talk about your technology problems!  Learn new skills! Protect yourself online!  Master tech lingo... Read more
Audience: Adult

April 01, 2020

5:00pm - 5:30pm
Come to one of our information sessions (5:00-5:30 or 5:30-6 PM) and learn about our brand new running group, designed to help almost anyone go from a "non runner" to a "5k distance runner" in 8 weeks, following the C25k® program! This session is not mandatory for participation in... Read more
Audience: Adult
5:30pm - 6:00pm
Come to one of our information sessions (5:00-5:30 or 5:30-6 PM) and learn about our brand new running group, designed to help almost anyone go from a "non runner" to a "5k distance runner" in 8 weeks, following the C25k® program! This session is not mandatory for participation in... Read more
Audience: Adult

April 01, 2020

5:00pm - 6:30pm
**The Art Show has been cancelled** Beyond the Label: Discovering the Individual Art Show... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

April 02, 2020

3:00pm - 7:00pm
Get a jump start on your Spring garden by starting your seeds indoors! Drop in the library at anytime between 3-7pm, where we will have a variety of seeds to choose from, including lettuce and peas. These specific vegetables do best when started... Read more
Audience: Adult

April 02, 2020

5:30pm - 7:30pm
*This program is cancelled until further notice. Please check back for updates* 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

April 02, 2020

6:00pm - 7:30pm
**THIS PROGRAM HAS BEEN CANCELLED** LEARN  the  LANGUAGE  of  IRELAND Classes are held on the First & Third Thursdays of the month from September to June and are FREE... Read more
Audience: Adult

April 04, 2020

10:00am - 1:00pm
**This program has been cancelled until further notice. Please check back for updates**... Read more
Audience: Adult
10:00am - 12:00pm
**This program has been cancelled, and will be rescheduled at a later date. Please check back for updates** ... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

April 04, 2020

10:30am - 12:00pm
THIS PROGRAM HAS BEEN CANCELLED THROUGH MARCH. Adult Writers Workshop will meet every Saturday. Share work, discuss readings, and write in response... Read more
Audience: Adult

April 06, 2020

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

April 06, 2020

4:00pm - 7:00pm
**This program has been cancelled until further notice. Please check back for updates** AARP membership is NOT required, and the program is open to taxpayers of all ages and... Read more
Audience: Adult

April 07, 2020

1:00pm - 4:00pm
*This program has been cancelled until further notice. Please check back for updates* 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... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

April 07, 2020

2:00pm - 4:00pm
This program has been cancelled until further notice.  Virtual Technology Assistance is available by email at tech@westerlylibrary.org.   Even tech gurus need support sometimes.  Stop by the library and pick the brains of our technology staff about... Read more
Audience: Adult

April 07, 2020

5:30pm - 7:30pm
*This program is cancelled until further notice. Please check back for updates*   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... Read more
Audience: Adult

April 07, 2020

6:00pm - 7:45pm
This event has been cancelled until further notice. 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

April 07, 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

April 08, 2020

1:00pm - 3:00pm
These events have been cancelled until further notice. Please contact awilkinson@westerlylibrary.org with any questions. Meet fellow seniors and talk about your technology problems!  Learn new skills! Protect yourself online!  Master tech lingo... Read more
Audience: Adult

April 08, 2020

5:00pm - 5:45pm
Join us for our WEEK 1 Group Run!  ----- Our brand new running group is designed to help almost anyone go from a "non runner" to a "5k distance runner" in 8 weeks, following the C25k® program!  The C25k® program is designed for beginners, easing you into running for progressively longer distances,... Read more
Audience: Adult

April 09, 2020

5:30pm - 7:30pm
*This program is cancelled until further notice. Please check back for updates* 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

April 10, 2020

10:00am - 5:00pm
*The April sign-up has been cancelled* Are you registered to vote? Have you moved recently and need to update your registration? Stop by the Library between 10 am and 5 pm to register. We will have paper registrations on hand for both Rhode Island and... Read more
Audience: Adult

April 11, 2020

10:00am - 1:00pm
**This program has been cancelled until further notice. Please check back for updates**... Read more
Audience: Adult

April 11, 2020

10:30am - 12:00pm
This event has been cancelled until further notice. 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... Read more
Audience: Adult

April 13, 2020

10:00am - 2:00pm
THIS PROGRAM HAS BEEN CANCELLED. NEW DATE TBA.   Monday, April 13th 10 AM at Westerly... Read more
Audience: Adult

April 13, 2020

4:00pm - 7:00pm
**This program has been cancelled until further notice. Please check back for updates** AARP membership is NOT required, and the program is open to taxpayers of all ages and... Read more
Audience: Adult

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