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Adult Events

September 27, 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 27, 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
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Please join us for a discussion and Q & A with local author Ann Hood and her newest book, ... Read more
Audience: Adult

September 28, 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 29, 2022

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Join the Olean Center for a drop-in art class hosted by Phebe Poppins! Enjoy creating with others in the community. Supplies are provided, and this activity is open to all ages. For more information or questions please contact Phebe at getpoppinart@gmail.com... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

September 29, 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 30, 2022

6:00pm - 10:00pm
The Friends of Westerly Library and Wilcox Park are celebrating their 50th anniversary of incorporation with a "Friends At Fifty" Gala hosted at the United Theatre Friday, September 30, 2022. The event will feature silent and live auctions with Bob Ward, and literary-themed food & cocktails... Read more
Audience: Adult

October 02, 2022

12:00pm - 4:00pm
Join us in Wilcox Park for a free concert series with Westerly Sound: Explorations in Atmospheric Sound. Bring a blanket and a picnic and enjoy some great tunes the first Sunday of the month, June through October. For more information please visit: ... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

October 04, 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

October 04, 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

October 05, 2022

5:00pm - 7:00pm
This month's exhibit will feature pieces from members of the Stonington Plein Air Painters! Head to the Hoxie Gallery from 5-7 pm Wednesday, October 5th to "Meet the Artists". Their pieces can be viewed in the Hoxie Gallery through the month of October during library hours. More information on... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen
9:00am - 1:00pm
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

October 05, 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

October 05, 2022

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Please join us for a discussion and Q & A with author William J. Miller Jr. and his debut novel, Steel City: A Story of Pittsburgh. ... Read more
Audience: Adult

October 06, 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

October 08, 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

October 08, 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

October 10, 2022

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

October 11, 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

October 11, 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

October 12, 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

October 13, 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

October 14, 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

October 17, 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

October 18, 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

October 18, 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

October 19, 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

October 20, 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
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Please join us for a lecture with Dr. Michael Seifert presented by Dante Society of Westerly! The discussion will take place in the library's Auditorium on the second floor. For more information or questions please visit: https://dantesocietywesterly.org... Read more
Audience: Adult

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