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Adult Events

October 31, 2019

5:30pm - 7:45pm
Adults only.   Bring your own games, or play some that are part of the library's collection.  Contemporary and classic games are available, as well as experienced hands to give you tutorials on getting started.
Audience: Adult

November 02, 2019

9:00am - 4:00pm
Have you ever dreamed about writing a novel? Why wait?! November is National Novel Writing Month, and NaNoWriMo challenges you to write 50,000 words of a novel during the month of November. Westerly Library & Wilcox Park is here to support... Read more
Audience: Adult

November 02, 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 Marilyn at mrusso@westerlylibrary.org... Read more
Audience: Adult

November 02, 2019

2:00pm - 4:00pm
In Our Own Voices is chamber opera written by Westerly composer Eliane Aberdam as a gift to the Westerly Community on the occasion of Westerly 350th anniversary. The libretto (script) written by Sarah Carleton contains seven-scenes that explore the story of two transracial adoptees, Brooke... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

November 04, 2019

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

November 04, 2019

5:30pm - 7:00pm
Literacy Volunteers of Washington County offers a  free conversation classes for English language learners looking to  improve their conversation skills and make new friends. Every Monday evening at 5:30 pm in the Roberts Room.    Classes are also offered on ... Read more
Audience: Adult

November 05, 2019

1:00pm - 4:00pm
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 might be available.... With a history of assisting individuals connect with the appropriate resources,... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

November 05, 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

November 05, 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

November 05, 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

November 05, 2019

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.
Audience: Adult, Teen
6:45pm - 7:45pm
The New England High School Cycling Association is gearing up for our fourth year of mountain bike racing all across New England. This year we expect to have 800 kids racing in all age groups. 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 06, 2019

1:00pm - 1:30pm
Infants are natural yogis. They naturally move through many of the primary yoga poses in their developmental process from birth through creeping, crawling, sitting, standing and walking. They need to do this to develop the natural curves in their spines as well as build strength in their muscles.... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids

November 06, 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

November 06, 2019

5:00pm - 8:00pm
Audience: Adult

November 07, 2019

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Universal Wealth Management will be running a Social Securtiy and Medicare Seminar. Thursday, Nov. 7th at 2 PM
Audience: Adult

November 07, 2019

3:00pm - 6:00pm
Come have some screen free fun with the famiily!  Each week there will be different board games provided from 3-6pm, for families to come and enjoy. Games are geared towards ages 7 and up, but all are welcome
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

November 07, 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
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Thursday, November 7th at 6 PM in the Library Auditorium. Doors open at 5:30 PM. Duke Robillard's November 7th concert accompanying his Hoxie Gallery Art Show with Linda Peduzzi will feature the Duke Robillard Band performing an array of blues, swing and perhaps a touch of original roots rock and... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

November 07, 2019

6:00pm - 7:30pm
This July, our Irish Games Night as Gaeilge ( in IRISH ) is planned for the 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month from 6:00 - 7:30 pm on the Second Floor Westerly Library Roberts ... Read more
Audience: Adult

November 09, 2019

9:00am - 4:00pm
Have you ever dreamed about writing a novel? Why wait?! November is National Novel Writing Month, and NaNoWriMo challenges you to write 50,000 words of a novel during the month of November. Westerly Library & Wilcox Park is here to support... Read more
Audience: Adult

November 09, 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 Marilyn at mrusso@westerlylibrary.org... Read more
Audience: Adult

November 11, 2019

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

November 12, 2019

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Andy Barber has been an assistant district attorney in his suburban Massachusetts county for more than twenty years. He is respected in his community, tenacious in the courtroom, and happy at home with his wife, Laurie, and son, Jacob. But when a shocking crime shatters their New England town, Andy... Read more
Audience: Adult
1:00pm - 4:00pm
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 might be available.... With a history of assisting individuals connect with the appropriate resources,... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

November 12, 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

November 12, 2019

3:00pm - 6:00pm
Please join us for this month's Community Spotlight on Westerly Education Center! This will be an "Open House" style  Job and Education Fair, and it will be held at the center in their lobby downstairs (23 Friendship Street #1528,... Read more
Audience: Adult

November 12, 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

November 12, 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

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