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Adult Events

November 21, 2017

5:30pm - 7:30pm
Knit and Crochet @ Westerly Library   Come to the library for our friendly knitting, crochet, needlework, and yarn craft club. Bring your project, work on a project with others, share your techniques or learn a new skill. Join us on the second floor in the Reference Department any time between 5:30... Read more
Audience: Adult

November 21, 2017

6:00pm - 7:45pm
The New England High School Cycling Association is now in its third season of bringing mountain bike racing to middle and high school students across New England. With 600 kids in the league we are looking forward to another exciting season of racing across New England. Join NEHSCA and our local... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

November 25, 2017

10:00am - 3:00pm
Come Write In and write to fulfill your NaNoWriMo goals this November! We will have a reserved table in the Reference Department for those working on their novels as part of National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo.) Writers are also welcome to use our spaces at any time of the month. We have quiet... Read more
Audience: Adult
11:00am - 4:00pm
Come and make a wreath or arrangement for the holiday season! Greens and wreath forms will be provided, but participants may wish to bring their own clippers, embellishments, or decorative containers. We ask that participants do not take extra greens home with them. We want to make sure that we... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

November 25, 2017

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Join us for a magical kick-off to the holidays! Leading up to the lighting, Mark Sullivan will read "'Twas the Night Before Christmas" and start us off singing some classic carols! Buddy and Jovie from Elf may join us, as will Santa! Hot chocolate will be provided by Washington Trust and candy... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

November 27, 2017

6:00pm - 7:30pm
A presentation by Rebecca Nolan. Nearly 200 years ago, a canal was built between Stillmanville and Downtown Westerly to facilitate transportation and source power between the two manufacturing villages. Today, “Canal Street” is one of the only reminders of the once lively waterway that took one-... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen
6:00pm - 7:30pm
If you're a fan of books and food, this club is for you! Once a month, the Cookbook Club meets in the 3rd floor Terrace Room from 6:00-7:30pm. Each meeting will focus on a different cookbook, which is made available for check-out at the Reference Desk 3 weeks in advance. Participants are asked... Read more
Audience: Adult

November 28, 2017

5:30pm - 7:30pm
Knit and Crochet @ Westerly Library   Come to the library for our friendly knitting, crochet, needlework, and yarn craft club. Bring your project, work on a project with others, share your techniques or learn a new skill. Join us on the second floor in the Reference Department any time between 5:30... Read more
Audience: Adult

November 28, 2017

6:00pm - 6:45pm
Meditation group--all ages and experience levels are welcome! Join us in the Auditorium of the Westerly Library on Tuesday evening from 6:00 - 6:45 pm.
Audience: Adult, Teen

November 30, 2017

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 04, 2017

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Audience: Adult

December 05, 2017

5:30pm - 7:30pm
Knit and Crochet @ Westerly Library   Come to the library for our friendly knitting, crochet, needlework, and yarn craft club. Bring your project, work on a project with others, share your techniques or learn a new skill. Join us on the second floor in the Reference Department any time between 5:30... Read more
Audience: Adult

December 05, 2017

6:00pm - 6:45pm
Meditation group--all ages and experience levels are welcome! Join us in the Auditorium of the Westerly Library on Tuesday evening from 6:00 - 6:45 pm.
Audience: Adult, Teen

December 06, 2017

9:00am - 7:30pm
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

December 06, 2017

5:00pm - 7:45pm
Art Exhibit in the Hoxie Gallery Opening Reception  Wednesday, December 6th, 2017 5:00 pm - 7:45 pm Artist: Ocean Inspirations (various)  
Audience: Adult
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Audience: Adult

December 07, 2017

9:00am - 7:30pm
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

December 07, 2017

4:00pm - 5:15pm
We'll be giving old and unusable books a new life, just in time for the holiday season! This free workshop will walk you through the steps of "upcycling" old books to create a variety of artsy crafts, including several types of paper flowers. Add a festive air to your home, or create a unique gift... Read more
Audience: Adult

December 07, 2017

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 07, 2017

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

December 08, 2017

9:00am - 7:30pm
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

December 08, 2017

2:00pm - 5:00pm
Drop in and create on an iPad! There's no lesson, no structure, no pressure. Feel free to try out different apps and create something neat. You can use a drawing app with an Apple Pencil, use Garage Band to compose a song, take photos and edit them with Camera, or make a short film in iMovie.  Feel... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

December 09, 2017

9:00am - 3:30pm
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

December 09, 2017

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

December 09, 2017

12:30pm - 3:30pm
Learn how to needle felt! Join us in the Reference Department for another of our popular needle felting workshops with instructors Kaydie and Amanda. The class is aimed at beginners and the teaching is relaxed and informal. The class is free and all supplies will be provided. Space is limited... Read more
Audience: Adult

December 11, 2017

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Perhaps women and girls need to be reminded of how far we’ve come in order to see how far we still can go. Discover what life was really like for New England’s colonial women – because we’ve always been curious about: menstruation, sex & birth control, childbirth, sickness & medicine. ... Read more
Audience: Adult

December 12, 2017

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Afternoon Book Group This month's selection: "... Read more
Audience: Adult

December 12, 2017

5:30pm - 7:30pm
Knit and Crochet @ Westerly Library   Come to the library for our friendly knitting, crochet, needlework, and yarn craft club. Bring your project, work on a project with others, share your techniques or learn a new skill. Join us on the second floor in the Reference Department any time between 5:30... Read more
Audience: Adult

December 13, 2017

10:00am - 3:00pm
Join HealthSourceRI between 10:00 am and 3:00 pm to get help signing up for coverage or renewing your insurance for 2017. To enroll or renew please bring for all members of your family: Last 4 weeks of pay stubs Social Security numbers Immigration documents 2015 Tax Return... Read more
Audience: Adult

December 13, 2017

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Are you a yarn crafter? Then have we got a workshop for you! Learn to use Ravelry, an online community of yarn crafters where you can find patterns, yarn information, trends, discussion, and more. You can search for patterns that are perfect for you, even down to the amount of a certain weight of... Read more
Audience: Adult

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