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May 28, 2022

9:00am - 5:00pm
Description The Ocean Community Chamber of Commerce is proud to host the 26th Annual 'Virtu' Outdoor Arts Festival   The event will take place in beautiful Wilcox Park in downtown Westerly, and will feature the fine selected works of professional artists and crafts persons. Virtu will be held rain... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen
9:00am - 5:00pm
Description The Ocean Community Chamber of Commerce is proud to host the 26th Annual 'Virtu' Outdoor Arts Festival   The event will take place in beautiful Wilcox Park in downtown Westerly, and will feature the fine selected works of professional artists and crafts persons. Virtu will be held rain... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen
9:00am - 5:00pm
Description The Ocean Community Chamber of Commerce is proud to host the 26th Annual 'Virtu' Outdoor Arts Festival   The event will take place in beautiful Wilcox Park in downtown Westerly, and will feature the fine selected works of professional artists and crafts persons. Virtu will be held rain... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

May 28, 2022

10:30am - 11:30am
Please join us for Zumba in the library's Terrace room on Saturday mornings with Yvonne Brown and Tina Pagliusi! Once the weather permits, classes will move back out to Wilcox Park. "Zumba is a fitness program that combines Latin and international music with dance moves. Zumba routines incorporate... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen
10:30am - 11:30am
Please join us for Zumba in the library's Terrace room on Saturday mornings with Yvonne Brown and Tina Pagliusi! Once the weather permits, classes will move back out to Wilcox Park. "Zumba is a fitness program that combines Latin and international music with dance moves. Zumba routines incorporate... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

May 30, 2022

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

May 31, 2022

10:00am - 10:30am
Please join us on Tuesdays at 10:00 am in the Terrace room for a family storytime! The program will be geared towards ages birth through 11 years when accompanied by a caregiver.  *Please note: masks are optional and patrons will be responsible for their own social distancing. 
Audience: Kids
9:00am - 10:00am
We invite you to join us and Chelsea from Bluebird Yoga for an all levels (beginner friendly) yoga practice in the park Tuesdays at 9:00am! Wake up your body with a gentle stretch followed by flowing movement and strengthening. We will be meeting behind the pond, next to the big tree and near the... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen
9:00am - 10:00am
We invite you to join us and Chelsea from Bluebird Yoga for an all levels (beginner friendly) yoga practice in the park Tuesdays at 9:00am! Wake up your body with a gentle stretch followed by flowing movement and strengthening. We will be meeting behind the pond, next to the big tree and near the... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

May 31, 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
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

May 31, 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 Tuesday afternoon at 2PM via... Read more
Audience: Adult

May 31, 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

June 01, 2022

5:00pm - 7:00pm
This month's exhibit will feature local artists, Helen Roy and Lisle Ann Jackson! Head to the Hoxie Gallery from 5-7 pm Wednesday, June 1st to "Meet the Artists". Their pieces can be viewed in the Hoxie Gallery through the month of June during library hours. About the artists:... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen
5:00pm - 7:00pm
This month's exhibit will feature local artists, Helen Roy and Lisle Ann Jackson! Head to the Hoxie Gallery from 5-7 pm Wednesday, June 1st to "Meet the Artists". Their pieces can be viewed in the Hoxie Gallery through the month of June during library hours. About the artists:... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen
5:00pm - 7:00pm
This month's exhibit will feature local artists, Helen Roy and Lisle Ann Jackson! Head to the Hoxie Gallery from 5-7 pm Wednesday, June 1st to "Meet the Artists". Their pieces can be viewed in the Hoxie Gallery through the month of June during library hours. About the artists:... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

June 01, 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
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

June 01, 2022

5:30pm - 7:00pm
You've wrapped up 8 weeks of training, and now you're ready for your very first 5k race! Join us and the Westerly Track and Athletic Club in Misquamicut for the first of their summer Fun Run Series. See below for the details, and please contact Cassie with any questions: ... Read more
Audience: Adult

June 02, 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
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
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
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Please join us for Zumba classes Thursday evenings with Yvonne Brown and Tina Pagliusi! Classes will be held on the grassy area by the back of the pond in Wilcox Park, weather permitting.  "When it comes to body sculpting, Zumba® Toning raises the bar (or rather, the toning stick)! It combines... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Please join us for Zumba classes Thursday evenings with Yvonne Brown and Tina Pagliusi! Classes will be held on the grassy area by the back of the pond in Wilcox Park, weather permitting.  "When it comes to body sculpting, Zumba® Toning raises the bar (or rather, the toning stick)! It combines... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

June 03, 2022

9:00am - 10:00am
We invite you to join us and Michael Dotolo for yoga in Wilcox Park on Fridays at 9:00am! We will be meeting on the back side of the pond. About the class: Sum Yoga is a more traditional practice of hatha yoga designed to sum up the actions of posture, breathing, and concentration... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen
9:00am - 10:00am
We invite you to join us and Michael Dotolo for yoga in Wilcox Park on Fridays at 9:00am! We will be meeting on the back side of the pond. About the class: Sum Yoga is a more traditional practice of hatha yoga designed to sum up the actions of posture, breathing, and concentration... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

June 04, 2022

9:00am - 4:00pm
Spoiler Alert: Summer Reading is on its way! Teens in grades 7-12 are invited to pick up their Summer Adventure Journal Kit! Decorate a journal cover with magazine clippings, old photos, stickers and more, to create a one-of-a-kind journal to collect your Summer Reading Badges you can collect once... Read more
Audience: Teen
9:00am - 4:00pm
Beginning on the first Saturday of each month, you can come grab a bag of supplies from the Kids room. Please note, supplies are first come, first served, and we are unable to reserve or set aside crafts. Limit is 1 per child. For more information or questions please contact the Kids room x316.
Audience: Kids

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