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August 02, 2021

9:00am - 7:30pm
Beginning on the first Monday of each month, you can come grab a bag of supplies from the ‘Kids’ tote (located in the Children's Room) for this once a month craft, then follow along with the video on our YouTube channel ... Read more
Audience: Kids
9:00am - 7:30pm
Come grab a take & make craft from the Teen Space! Available while supplies last. One per teen please. Make sure to check out our YouTube channel the same day at 10:00 am to watch us complete the craft! You can view our YouTube channel... Read more
Audience: Teen

August 02, 2021

11:00am - 12:00pm
Free summer lunches for kids and teens.  Anyone under 18 can join us for a takeaway lunch, no income limits or registration required. This program is offered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Summer lunches will be available Monday-Friday, July 1-August 27, 11 am - 12 pm, and can be picked up... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen
11:00am - 12:00pm
Free summer lunches for kids and teens.  Anyone under 18 can join us for a takeaway lunch, no income limits or registration required. This program is offered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Summer lunches will be available Monday-Friday, July 1-August 27, 11 am - 12 pm, and can be picked up... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

August 03, 2021

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

August 03, 2021

10:00am - 10:30am
Come and enjoy yoga and mindfulness together as a community! During this program, children will have fun learning various yoga poses and sequences. We will use music and rhythm throughout the class to accompany the postures. Mindfulness based teachings will be interwoven into the program which will... Read more
Audience: Kids

August 03, 2021

11:00am - 12:00pm
Free summer lunches for kids and teens.  Anyone under 18 can join us for a takeaway lunch, no income limits or registration required. This program is offered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Summer lunches will be available Monday-Friday, July 1-August 27, 11 am - 12 pm, and can be picked up... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen
11:00am - 12:00pm
Free summer lunches for kids and teens.  Anyone under 18 can join us for a takeaway lunch, no income limits or registration required. This program is offered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Summer lunches will be available Monday-Friday, July 1-August 27, 11 am - 12 pm, and can be picked up... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

August 03, 2021

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

August 03, 2021

5:30pm - 7:30pm
The Knit and Crochet Group is meeting weekly upstairs in Reference! For more information and to participate please email cwalsh@westerlylibrary.org
Audience: Adult

August 04, 2021

9:00am - 8:00pm
This month's exhibit will be with local artist, Eileen Kenny! Her pieces can be viewed in the Hoxie Gallery Wednesday, August 4th through Friday, August 27th during library hours. Artists' Statement: "My first painting, of violets in the grass, was done spontaneously using a friend... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen
9:00am - 8:00pm
This month's exhibit will be with local artist, Eileen Kenny! Her pieces can be viewed in the Hoxie Gallery Wednesday, August 4th through Friday, August 27th during library hours. Artists' Statement: "My first painting, of violets in the grass, was done spontaneously using a friend... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen
9:00am - 8:00pm
This month's exhibit will be with local artist, Eileen Kenny! Her pieces can be viewed in the Hoxie Gallery Wednesday, August 4th through Friday, August 27th during library hours. Artists' Statement: "My first painting, of violets in the grass, was done spontaneously using a friend... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

August 04, 2021

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

August 04, 2021

11:00am - 12:00pm
Free summer lunches for kids and teens.  Anyone under 18 can join us for a takeaway lunch, no income limits or registration required. This program is offered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Summer lunches will be available Monday-Friday, July 1-August 27, 11 am - 12 pm, and can be picked up... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen
11:00am - 12:00pm
Free summer lunches for kids and teens.  Anyone under 18 can join us for a takeaway lunch, no income limits or registration required. This program is offered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Summer lunches will be available Monday-Friday, July 1-August 27, 11 am - 12 pm, and can be picked up... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

August 04, 2021

12:30pm - 2:00pm
Do you have problems with technology?Do you have questions about new gadgets?Do you have frustrations with the internet? Come join us every Wednesday afternoon via Zoom.We can't promise to fix all your issues but we can guarantee you'll have an enjoyable and informative time!... Read more
Audience: Adult

August 04, 2021

4:00pm - 4:15pm
Go to our ... Read more
Audience: Kids

August 04, 2021

7:30pm - 9:30pm
The Colonial Theater’s beloved Shakespeare in the Park festival is returning to Wilcox Park for a 30th time with their Summer 2021 production of “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) [Revised]” by Adam Long, Daniel Singer, and Jess Winfield. Please bring your own chairs or blankets... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen
7:30pm - 9:30pm
The Colonial Theater’s beloved Shakespeare in the Park festival is returning to Wilcox Park for a 30th time with their Summer 2021 production of “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) [Revised]” by Adam Long, Daniel Singer, and Jess Winfield. Please bring your own chairs or blankets... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen
7:30pm - 9:30pm
The Colonial Theater’s beloved Shakespeare in the Park festival is returning to Wilcox Park for a 30th time with their Summer 2021 production of “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) [Revised]” by Adam Long, Daniel Singer, and Jess Winfield. Please bring your own chairs or blankets... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

August 05, 2021

9:00am - 7:30pm
Join Judy and Meagan as they show you some simple dog and cat treat recipes, and offer a few fun animal book recommendations! Follow along on how to create the recipes on our YouTube channel here, airing at 9am!... Read more
Audience: Kids

August 05, 2021

10:00am - 1:00pm
Join the Friends for their Summer Pop-up Book Sales! Look for them out on the esplanade Thursdays from 10 am-1 pm, July 8th-August 26th. Cash or check only please.
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen
10:00am - 1:00pm
Join the Friends for their Summer Pop-up Book Sales! Look for them out on the esplanade Thursdays from 10 am-1 pm, July 8th-August 26th. Cash or check only please.
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen
10:00am - 1:00pm
Join the Friends for their Summer Pop-up Book Sales! Look for them out on the esplanade Thursdays from 10 am-1 pm, July 8th-August 26th. Cash or check only please.
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

August 05, 2021

11:00am - 12:00pm
Join us on Zoom for a fun and informational meetup designed for older adults and caregivers! Each meeting, we'll have a different guest to highlight a program or service in town that you may not have heard of. We'll also have time to chat and socialize with one another. Register below, or contact... Read more
Audience: Adult
11:00am - 12:00pm
Free summer lunches for kids and teens.  Anyone under 18 can join us for a takeaway lunch, no income limits or registration required. This program is offered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Summer lunches will be available Monday-Friday, July 1-August 27, 11 am - 12 pm, and can be picked up... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

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