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Kids Events

May 29, 2019

4:00pm - 5:30pm
Join the Swampabots, a First Lego League Robotics team, for 9 to 12 year old kids, as they practice building and coding with lego robots.
Audience: Kids

May 30, 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

May 30, 2019

5:30pm - 7:30pm
Attention Students and Parents: All students in grades K-8 are now welcome to attend the Westerly Public Library’s upcoming Homework and/or Tutoring Groups! On Mondays and Thursdays tutoring sessions are held from 5:30-6:30 and 6:30-7:30. Students can drop in during these hours, and receive help... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

June 03, 2019

5:30pm - 7:30pm
Attention Students and Parents: All students in grades K-8 are now welcome to attend the Westerly Public Library’s upcoming Homework and/or Tutoring Groups! On Mondays and Thursdays tutoring sessions are held from 5:30-6:30 and 6:30-7:30. Students can drop in during these hours, and receive help... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

June 05, 2019

5:00am - 7:30pm
Join Linda Peduzzi and Diane Brown for their opening reception Wednesday, June 5th at 5 PM   Linda Peduzzi -  "I can’t remember a time when I wasn’t drawing, painting or creating something. It came naturally to me.  In the rural town where I was born, huge fields of grasses, bordered by wild berry... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

June 05, 2019

4:00pm - 5:30pm
Join the Swampabots, a First Lego League Robotics team, for 9 to 12 year old kids, as they practice building and coding with lego robots.
Audience: Kids

June 06, 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

June 09, 2019

2:00pm - 3:20pm
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

June 11, 2019

5:00pm - 7:00pm
Last season, Shoreline Robotics were the state champions in the FIRST Tech Challenge competition, where they build and code their own robots to perform a variety of tasks.  At the World Championships, they competed against 160 teams from 22 different countries.  Drop in for an open house where you... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

June 12, 2019

4:00pm - 5:30pm
Join the Swampabots, a First Lego League Robotics team, for 9 to 12 year old kids, as they practice building and coding with lego robots.
Audience: Kids

June 12, 2019

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Animal Experiences offers a thoroughly enjoyable, educational and  hands-on experience for kids and adults.  During the... Read more
Audience: Kids

June 13, 2019

10:15am - 11:00am
Bring your little creatives to learn about different artists through a short story time followed by a group painting class. Each toddler will have their own easel and paper to paint images inspired by the artist of the day. All paints will be nontoxic and eco-friendly. Wear your play clothing and... Read more
Audience: Kids

June 13, 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

June 15, 2019

7:00pm - 10:00am
The United Theatre in partnership with The Westerly Library & Wilcox Park presents Movies in the Park 2019 Saturday, June 15th at Sundown Guardians of the Galaxy A group of intergalactic criminals must pull together to stop a fanatical... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

June 16, 2019

2:00pm - 3:20pm
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

June 19, 2019

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Animation Nation is back! Get ready to enter a Universe of Many Stories, with the return of our stop-motion film making program. Please pre-register online starting June 1st!  Only 25 slots available and they are sure to go fast! Ages 8-12.
Audience: Kids, Teen

June 19, 2019

5:00pm - 6:00pm
This high energy, interactive magic show is sure to please both the young and young at heart! Family entertainment at its best including comedy, audience participation, special surprises and everyone's favorite “LIVE” magic bunny, Presto! Be part of this magical celebration as we experience “A... Read more
Audience: Kids

June 19, 2019

4:00pm - 5:30pm
Join the Swampabots, a First Lego League Robotics team, for 9 to 12 year old kids, as they practice building and coding with lego robots.
Audience: Kids

June 19, 2019

6:00pm - 8:00pm
This month's Community Spotlight is on The Westerly Land Trust!  Please join us for an all ages Full Moon hike! "We will be hiking the Dr. John Champlin Glacier Park. Glacier Park’s landscape is perfect for a full moon hike, overlooking... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

June 20, 2019

10:15am - 11:00am
Bring your little creatives to learn about different artists through a short story time followed by a group painting class. Each toddler will have their own easel and paper to paint images inspired by the artist of the day. All paints will be nontoxic and eco-friendly. Wear your play clothing and... Read more
Audience: Kids

June 20, 2019

11:30am - 12:30pm
Beat the heat with an ice cream treat and some stories, at Mel's Downtown Creamery!
Audience: Kids

June 20, 2019

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Join Miss Sue and her student’s ages 5 to 13 for their Annual Summer Piano Recital.  Thursday, June 20th at 6 PM. Open to the public.
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

June 20, 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

June 20, 2019

6:30pm - 7:30pm
July 20, 2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the first humans landing on the Moon as part of NASA's Apollo 11 lunar mission. Join Renée Gamba, Director of the Museum of Natural History and Planetarium, to learn about NASA's past lunar missions, and what future plans it may have for the Moon. This... Read more
Audience: Kids

June 21, 2019

10:00am - 4:30pm
Welcome Summer 2019 by helping us make a Human Sundial! We will be creating the Sundial on Friday and you can come by on Saturday to see how it works!
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

June 24, 2019

11:00am - 1:00pm
Summer Food Program Feeds Kids For Free With summer right around the corner, it’s time to think about keeping children healthy while school is out. Westerly Library & Wilcox Park provides free meals to children during the summer. This summer, FREE... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

June 25, 2019

11:00am - 1:00pm
Summer Food Program Feeds Kids For Free With summer right around the corner, it’s time to think about keeping children healthy while school is out. Westerly Library & Wilcox Park provides free meals to children during the summer. This summer, FREE... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

June 26, 2019

10:00am - 11:00am
ONLINE PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED *REGISTRATION OPENS  JUNE 1st Please let the library know by 6/22  if you have registered, but are unable to attend. Failure to do so will result in suspension of registration privileges for future events ... Read more
Audience: Kids

June 26, 2019

11:00am - 1:00pm
Summer Food Program Feeds Kids For Free With summer right around the corner, it’s time to think about keeping children healthy while school is out. Westerly Library & Wilcox Park provides free meals to children during the summer. This summer, FREE... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

June 26, 2019

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Animation Nation is back! Get ready to enter a Universe of Many Stories, with the return of our stop-motion film making program. Please pre-register online starting June 1st!  Only 25 slots available and they are sure to go fast! Ages 8-12.
Audience: Kids, Teen

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