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All Upcoming Events Events

September 19, 2019

10:00am - 10:45am
Hop, skip, jump and wiggle your way to 3-5 Year Old Storytime! This storytime is jam packed with stories, songs, play and crafting!
Audience: Kids

September 19, 2019

3:30pm - 5:00pm
Audience: Teen
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
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
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

September 19, 2019

6:00pm - 8:00pm
The Westerly Library will be participating in “Peace, Remembrance, Hope” with two movie nights, Thursday, September 5th, at 6:00 PM showing The Ghost Army, and Thursday, September 19th, at 6:00 PM showing The Boy in the Striped Pajamas. Both films will be followed by a discussion led by John O’... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen
6:00pm - 8:00pm
The Westerly Library will be participating in “Peace, Remembrance, Hope” with two movie nights, Thursday, September 5th, at 6:00 PM showing The Ghost Army, and Thursday, September 19th, at 6:00 PM showing The Boy in the Striped Pajamas. Both films will be followed by a discussion led by John O’... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

September 19, 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
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
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

September 19, 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

September 20, 2019

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Please join us for this month's Community Spotlight on Stand Up for Animals! The event will be held at the shelter, 33 Hirsch Lane, Westerly, RI 02891. There will be a presentation complete with dog trainers and tips, and tours of... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Please join us for this month's Community Spotlight on Stand Up for Animals! The event will be held at the shelter, 33 Hirsch Lane, Westerly, RI 02891. There will be a presentation complete with dog trainers and tips, and tours of... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Please join us for this month's Community Spotlight on Stand Up for Animals! The event will be held at the shelter, 33 Hirsch Lane, Westerly, RI 02891. There will be a presentation complete with dog trainers and tips, and tours of... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

September 20, 2019

2:30pm - 4:30pm
An exclusive event & writing workshop with authors Alexandra Villasante and Rory Power to discuss their debut YA novels, respectively, The Grief... Read more
Audience: Teen

September 20, 2019

3:30pm - 4:30pm
We get it. Writing 5 paragraph essays isn't always a delight. But writing can still be really fun! Do you miss writing stories, poems, or just having fun and being creative for an hour of your busy day? Come join our writing circle for prompts, journaling, and snacks. Bring in any stories you're... Read more
Audience: Teen
4:00pm - 5:45pm
  Come join us at robotics practice! We are a group of 7th-12th graders who meet at the library twice a week. Activities include designing robots, building them, programming them, driving them, strategizing, keeping records, and 3D design. If you are interested in STEM, or want to build a robot,... Read more
Audience: Teen

September 20, 2019

6:30pm - 10:00pm
NEW DATE: SEPTEMBER 20TH  All other details remain the same. Friday, September 20th for There's Nothing Trivial About Westerly!  This... Read more
Audience: Adult

September 21, 2019

11:00am - 3:30pm
It's BACK!!! Weather permitting (we need sun!) Come hunt down the Camera Obscura in the park, and get a chance to experience this really cool, naturally occuring, optical phenomenon that you won't believe until you see it!
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen
11:00am - 3:30pm
It's BACK!!! Weather permitting (we need sun!) Come hunt down the Camera Obscura in the park, and get a chance to experience this really cool, naturally occuring, optical phenomenon that you won't believe until you see it!
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen
11:00am - 3:30pm
It's BACK!!! Weather permitting (we need sun!) Come hunt down the Camera Obscura in the park, and get a chance to experience this really cool, naturally occuring, optical phenomenon that you won't believe until you see it!
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

September 21, 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

September 21, 2019

10:00am - 2:00pm
Drop-In between 10am - 2pm to make your creation!
Audience: Kids

September 21, 2019

3:00pm - 6:00pm
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen
3:00pm - 6:00pm
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen
3:00pm - 6:00pm
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

September 23, 2019

10:00am - 11:30am
Movie and Q&A with Westerly's Plastic Reduction Committee Free event, open to everyone. We are grateful to collaborate with Green Planet Films in the Velvet Mill to spread education and awareness regarding reduction of waste in our town. This will be a monthly event with a new movie. Event... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen
10:00am - 11:30am
Movie and Q&A with Westerly's Plastic Reduction Committee Free event, open to everyone. We are grateful to collaborate with Green Planet Films in the Velvet Mill to spread education and awareness regarding reduction of waste in our town. This will be a monthly event with a new movie. Event... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen
10:00am - 11:30am
Movie and Q&A with Westerly's Plastic Reduction Committee Free event, open to everyone. We are grateful to collaborate with Green Planet Films in the Velvet Mill to spread education and awareness regarding reduction of waste in our town. This will be a monthly event with a new movie. Event... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

September 23, 2019

10:00am - 11:00am
Audience: Kids, Teen

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