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Westerly Library is now available by appointment only. Some sections of the first floor will be available for browsing material and to utilize the public computer lab, by reservation only. During this initial reopening phase we are unable to accommodate walk-ins. To make a reservation please call 401.596.2877 ext 930 for Circulation and ext 311 for the computer lab. Please check back for updates! Library Takeout Service is still available via the Books & Materials tab for contact-free pickup and the book drop is now open for material returns.

Adult Events

September 22, 2020

1:00pm - 4:00pm
While the Westerly Library is closed and 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... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

September 22, 2020

2:00pm - 4:30pm
Are you registered to vote? Have you moved recently and need to update your registration? Stop by the Esplanade in Wilcox Park between 2 pm and 4:30 pm to register. We will have paper registrations on hand for both Rhode Island and Connecticut. You will also be able to register online with... Read more
Audience: Adult

September 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

September 22, 2020

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Tuesday September 22nd at 6:30pm "Begin the Fall Season with Meditation" with Nirav Sheth via zoom. Meditation has been known as a healing modality.  Many people all over the world are turning to meditation to help... Read more
Audience: Adult

September 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

September 29, 2020

1:00pm - 4:00pm
While the Westerly Library is closed and 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... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

September 29, 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

October 03, 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

October 06, 2020

1:00pm - 4:00pm
While the Westerly Library is closed and 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... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

October 06, 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

October 07, 2020

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

October 07, 2020

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Wednesday, October 7th at 6:30pm  "Meditation for Inner Peace During Turbulent Times" with Markus Schramm via zoom. We are living in a time that often feels confusing and stressful.  People are more anxious and... Read more
Audience: Adult

October 10, 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

October 13, 2020

1:00pm - 4:00pm
While the Westerly Library is closed and 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... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen
1:00pm - 2:00pm
"Ordinary Grace" by William Ken Krueger "Looking back at a tragic event that occurred durin his thirteenth year, Frank Drum... Read more
Audience: Adult

October 13, 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

October 14, 2020

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Our Cookbook Club is returning virtually! Please join us once a month to prepare and share recipes from the selected cookbook. Some of the books will be held at Circulation for the meeting at the beginning of the month, but please contact Amanda in Circulation if you're interested in scheduling a... Read more
Audience: Adult

October 17, 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

October 19, 2020

9:00am - 4:00pm
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

October 20, 2020

1:00pm - 4:00pm
While the Westerly Library is closed and 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... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

October 20, 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

October 20, 2020

6:00pm - 7:00pm
This event will be pending state regulations for group size at the time due to Covid.
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

October 24, 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

October 27, 2020

1:00pm - 4:00pm
While the Westerly Library is closed and 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... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

October 27, 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

October 27, 2020

6:00pm - 7:00pm
This event will be pending state regulations for group size at the time due to Covid.
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

October 31, 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 03, 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

November 07, 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 10, 2020

1:00pm - 2:00pm
"Sold on a Monday" by Kristina McMorris "2 CHILDREN FOR SALE The sign is a last resort. It sits on a farmhouse... Read more
Audience: Adult

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