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Adult Events

September 06, 2022

5:30pm - 7:30pm
The Knit and Crochet Group is a social event - bring a project to work on and talk about! Drop in any time between 5:30 and 7:30 pm to craft and chat. This program is not a class for learning to knit or crochet, but attendees are usually willing and able to answer questions if you’re having trouble... Read more
Audience: Adult

September 07, 2022

5:00pm - 7:00pm
This month's exhibit will feature local artist Jillian Barber! Head to the Hoxie Gallery from 5-7 pm Wednesday, September 7th to "Meet the Artist". Her pieces can be viewed in the Hoxie Gallery through the month of September during library hours. About Jillian Barber: Born in... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

September 07, 2022

9:30am - 10:00am
STRETCH & STRENGTHEN Ready for a workout that gets results and relieves pain & stiffness?! Get ready to dynamically strengthen and stretch to develop a strong, toned and elongated body with full range of motion! Spring into Summer ESSENTRICS featured at Wilcox Park! Heather Van Dam is a... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

September 07, 2022

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Do you have problems with technology?Do you have questions about new gadgets?Do you have frustrations with the internet? NEW day and time!Come join us every Wednesday afternoon at 2PM via... Read more
Audience: Adult

September 08, 2022

5:30pm - 7:30pm
Want a chance to hone your skills against a variety of players, including two state champions? Stop by the Westerly Library and Wilcox Park on Thursdays, between 5:30 pm and 7:30 pm for our weekly community Chess Club. Meets are held in the library's Old Main Reading room and players of any skill... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

September 09, 2022

10:00am - 11:00am
Members of organization Project Outreach of Westerly will have a table set up outside the library's Old Main Reading Room the second Friday of every month from 10-11 am. They will be there to aid veterans in navigating available benefits and other services.   The mission of Project Outreach is to... Read more
Audience: Adult

September 10, 2022

9:00am - 12:00pm
Ask a Master Gardener and get a free soil test! Bring your garden questions, insects, damaged leaves, etc.! Get research-based answers to all your gardening questions. Have your soil tested and get advice on how to improve it! URI Master Gardeners will be on the Esplanade outside the library (... Read more
Audience: Adult

September 10, 2022

10:00am - 12:30pm
The Westerly Writers Group will meet the second Saturday of each month. Share work, discuss readings, and write in response to prompts in this group-led writing workshop. All experience levels and genre interests welcome.  If you are interested in joining the group please first contact Dyann at... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen
10:00am - 11:30am
Wilcox Park is a world class arboretum and holds a large variety of tree species. This tour showcases some of the Master Gardeners favorite trees in the Park. The Master Gardeners will also tell you a bit about trees—how they grow and reproduce, how to identify some trees. URI Master Gardeners will... Read more
Audience: Adult

September 13, 2022

September 13, 2022

1:00pm - 4:00pm
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 resources available based on specific needs.... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

September 13, 2022

5:30pm - 7:30pm
The Knit and Crochet Group is a social event - bring a project to work on and talk about! Drop in any time between 5:30 and 7:30 pm to craft and chat. This program is not a class for learning to knit or crochet, but attendees are usually willing and able to answer questions if you’re having trouble... Read more
Audience: Adult

September 14, 2022

9:30am - 10:00am
STRETCH & STRENGTHEN Ready for a workout that gets results and relieves pain & stiffness?! Get ready to dynamically strengthen and stretch to develop a strong, toned and elongated body with full range of motion! Spring into Summer ESSENTRICS featured at Wilcox Park! Heather Van Dam is a... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

September 14, 2022

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Do you have problems with technology?Do you have questions about new gadgets?Do you have frustrations with the internet? NEW day and time!Come join us every Wednesday afternoon at 2PM via... Read more
Audience: Adult

September 14, 2022

5:30pm - 7:30pm
Join the Westerly Historical Society in this public event showcasing the numerous historical societies and museums in the region, and will allow a unique opportunity for the public to meet and greet members of these various organizations while learning about membership opportunities and viewing... Read more
Audience: Adult

September 15, 2022

7:00pm - 9:00pm
Join us and Flock Theatre as they present their adaptation of Peer Gynt, a fantastical play that follows the brash and insatiable Peer as he travels from the Norwegian mountains to the African deserts and back searching for... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

September 15, 2022

5:30pm - 7:30pm
Want a chance to hone your skills against a variety of players, including two state champions? Stop by the Westerly Library and Wilcox Park on Thursdays, between 5:30 pm and 7:30 pm for our weekly community Chess Club. Meets are held in the library's Old Main Reading room and players of any skill... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

September 16, 2022

7:00pm - 9:00pm
Join us and Flock Theatre as they present their adaptation of Peer Gynt, a fantastical play that follows the brash and insatiable Peer as he travels from the Norwegian mountains to the African deserts and back searching for... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

September 17, 2022

7:00pm - 9:00pm
Join us and Flock Theatre as they present their adaptation of Peer Gynt, a fantastical play that follows the brash and insatiable Peer as he travels from the Norwegian mountains to the African deserts and back searching for... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

September 18, 2022

7:00pm - 9:00pm
Join us and Flock Theatre as they present their adaptation of Peer Gynt, a fantastical play that follows the brash and insatiable Peer as he travels from the Norwegian mountains to the African deserts and back searching for... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

September 19, 2022

10:00am - 7:30pm
During the 3rd week of each month, we will have Crafternoon kits available to-go! Our Adult Crafternoon Kits are available on a first come, first served basis. Kits will be available beginning at 10 a.m. on the 2nd floor of the library, and are limited to one per person please. This month, we're... Read more
Audience: Adult

September 20, 2022

10:00am - 2:00pm
It's Voter Registration Day! Don't miss out on your chance to vote in the General Election in November...update your registration today and make sure your vote is counted! Stop by our table on the main floor near Circulation for information on the election and registration forms. If you'd like to... Read more
Audience: Adult

September 20, 2022

1:00pm - 4:00pm
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 resources available based on specific needs.... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

September 20, 2022

5:30pm - 7:30pm
The Knit and Crochet Group is a social event - bring a project to work on and talk about! Drop in any time between 5:30 and 7:30 pm to craft and chat. This program is not a class for learning to knit or crochet, but attendees are usually willing and able to answer questions if you’re having trouble... Read more
Audience: Adult

September 21, 2022

2:00pm - 3:00pm
In this presentation Noreen will take the gardener through the steps she uses in her own home garden to conclude the gardening season. Noreen will share best garden practices to to maintain health and vibrancy of your garden spaces, and she will include practical tips to help you start gardening... Read more
Audience: Adult

September 21, 2022

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Do you have problems with technology?Do you have questions about new gadgets?Do you have frustrations with the internet? NEW day and time!Come join us every Wednesday afternoon at 2PM via... Read more
Audience: Adult

September 21, 2022

5:30pm - 7:00pm
Audience: Adult

September 22, 2022

5:30pm - 7:30pm
Want a chance to hone your skills against a variety of players, including two state champions? Stop by the Westerly Library and Wilcox Park on Thursdays, between 5:30 pm and 7:30 pm for our weekly community Chess Club. Meets are held in the library's Old Main Reading room and players of any skill... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

September 24, 2022

9:00am - 12:00pm
Ask a Master Gardener and get a free soil test! Bring your garden questions, insects, damaged leaves, etc.! Get research-based answers to all your gardening questions. Have your soil tested and get advice on how to improve it! URI Master Gardeners will be on the Esplanade outside the library (... Read more
Audience: Adult

September 24, 2022

10:00am - 11:30am
Wilcox Park is home to many native trees, shrubs, and has several gardens planted mainly with native species. During this tour you will learn about the value of natives, and see the native perennials and trees in the park.  URI Master Gardeners will lead you around one loop of the Park during the... Read more
Audience: Adult

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