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Adult Events

November 27, 2019

5:00pm - 8:00pm
The library will close at 5 pm for Thanksgiving.
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

November 28, 2019

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

November 30, 2019

10:30am - 12:00pm
Location changed for November 30th, 2019 session.  Please meet on second floor in the Roberts Room. 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. ... Read more
Audience: Adult

November 30, 2019

10:00am - 3:00pm
Take some time out from the library's holiday festivities to make your own christmas tree ornamanets.  Ornament creation is available for all ages - Adults and Teens are welcome to visit the Makerspace and create personalized pieces, while younger children are welcome to assemble premade ornaments... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

December 03, 2019

3:30pm - 7:30pm
Thousands of books and other materials available, many in gift-giving condition! Come and grab a great deal! Books for children, tweens, teens, and adults available, as well as CDs, DVDs, and audiobooks. Not a member of the Friends yet? You can join on Tuesday evening and get into the book sale!... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

December 03, 2019

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Even tech gurus need support sometimes.  Stop by the library and pick the brains of our technology staff about those pesky problems that are troubling you.  Feel free to bring a troublesome device with you.
Audience: Adult

December 03, 2019

5:30pm - 7:30pm
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 the second floor in the Reference Department any time between 5:30 pm and 7:30 pm every Tuesday.  ... Read more
Audience: Adult

December 03, 2019

6:00pm - 7:45pm
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

December 04, 2019

9:00am - 7:30pm
Thousands of books and other materials available, many in gift-giving condition! Come and grab a great deal! Books for children, tweens, teens, and adults available, as well as CDs, DVDs, and audiobooks.
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

December 04, 2019

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Meet fellow seniors and talk about your technology problems!  Learn new skills! Protect yourself online!  Master tech lingo and impress your grand kids!  Computers have become a fact of life whether we like it or not.  This is an opportunity to talk with our technology staff and like minded... Read more
Audience: Adult

December 05, 2019

9:00am - 7:30pm
Thousands of books and other materials available, many in gift-giving condition! Come and grab a great deal! Books for children, tweens, teens, and adults available, as well as CDs, DVDs, and audiobooks.
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

December 05, 2019

5:30pm - 7:30pm
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

December 06, 2019

9:00am - 5:30pm
Thousands of books and other materials available, many in gift-giving condition! Come and grab a great deal! Books for children, tweens, teens, and adults available, as well as CDs, DVDs, and audiobooks.
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

December 07, 2019

9:00am - 3:30pm
Thousands of books and other materials available, many in gift-giving condition! Come and grab a great deal! Books for children, tweens, teens, and adults available, as well as CDs, DVDs, and audiobooks.
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

December 07, 2019

10:30am - 12:00pm
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 Erik at ... Read more
Audience: Adult

December 10, 2019

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Even tech gurus need support sometimes.  Stop by the library and pick the brains of our technology staff about those pesky problems that are troubling you.  Feel free to bring a troublesome device with you.
Audience: Adult

December 10, 2019

5:30pm - 7:30pm
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 the second floor in the Reference Department any time between 5:30 pm and 7:30 pm every Tuesday.  ... Read more
Audience: Adult
5:00pm - 7:30pm
Why should the kids have all the fun?  Adults are welcome to stop by and try out the library's virtual reality at any time, but come by for a special night of guided experiences and gaming with our technology staff. Let the future amaze you!  
Audience: Adult

December 10, 2019

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Renaissance Toastmasters of Westerly, gathers twice a month (2nd & 4th Tuesdays) to share stories and get comfortable speaking in front of an audience. It is a process that over time helps to build self-confidence. Taking small steps, we eventually master the art of public... Read more
Audience: Adult

December 11, 2019

9:30am - 12:30pm
This month's Community Spotlight is on PACE RI! Please join us for an ornament making workshop as well as learn about what this organization has to offer! More information to follow. This event is registration only.
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

December 11, 2019

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Meet fellow seniors and talk about your technology problems!  Learn new skills! Protect yourself online!  Master tech lingo and impress your grand kids!  Computers have become a fact of life whether we like it or not.  This is an opportunity to talk with our technology staff and like minded... Read more
Audience: Adult

December 12, 2019

5:30pm - 7:30pm
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

December 14, 2019

10:30am - 12:00pm
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 Erik at ... Read more
Audience: Adult

December 16, 2019

10:00am - 12:00pm
Movie and Q&A with Westerly's Plastic Reduction Committee Free event, open to everyone. We are grateful to collaborate with Green Planet Films in the Velvet Mill to spread education and awareness regarding reduction of waste in our town. This will be a monthly event with a new movie. Event... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

December 17, 2019

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Even tech gurus need support sometimes.  Stop by the library and pick the brains of our technology staff about those pesky problems that are troubling you.  Feel free to bring a troublesome device with you.
Audience: Adult

December 17, 2019

5:30pm - 7:30pm
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 the second floor in the Reference Department any time between 5:30 pm and 7:30 pm every Tuesday.  ... Read more
Audience: Adult

December 17, 2019

6:00pm - 7:45pm
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

December 18, 2019

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Meet fellow seniors and talk about your technology problems!  Learn new skills! Protect yourself online!  Master tech lingo and impress your grand kids!  Computers have become a fact of life whether we like it or not.  This is an opportunity to talk with our technology staff and like minded... Read more
Audience: Adult

December 18, 2019

5:30pm - 6:30pm
Movie and Q&A with Westerly's Plastic Reduction Committee Free event, open to everyone. We are grateful to collaborate with Green Planet Films in the Velvet Mill to spread education and awareness regarding reduction of waste in our town. This will be a monthly event with a new movie. Event... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

December 19, 2019

5:30pm - 7:30pm
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

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