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Kids Events

July 04, 2022

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

July 05, 2022

10:00am - 11:00am
Join us at Westerly Library & Wilcox Park for activities, interactive songs, games and so much more! For more information, or to register, contact Maria Camarena at mcamarena@westerly.k12.ri.us/ Parents as Teachers is committed to making a... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

July 06, 2022

5:00pm - 7:00pm
This month's exhibit will feature local artist Daniel Potter! Head to the Hoxie Gallery from 5-7 pm Wednesday, July 6th to "Meet the Artist". His pieces can be viewed in the Hoxie Gallery through the month of July during library hours. About the exhibit: "Peace from Pieces" is a... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen
10:00am - 10:30am
Please join us on Wednesdays 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

July 06, 2022

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Will this summer be boring…dull…ho hum even? Not with Animation Nation returning to Westerly Library! Join us for our exciting LEGO stop-motion movie making program, taking place all summer long. Can Batman and Santa team up to save the day? Will Bigfoot and Boba Fett prove too much for our heroes... Read more
Audience: Kids

July 07, 2022

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, weather permitting. Cash or check only please. For more information or questions please contact the Friends at friends@westerlylibrary.org... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

July 07, 2022

6:30pm - 8:00pm
Please join Stage Door Theater in Wilcox Park for a production of "Lois has something to tell Albert", an original comedy writen and directed by Eugene J. Celico. The story centers around Lois and Albert who have been married for forty years. Albert is an Architect and has been in Dubai for several... 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

July 08, 2022

6:30pm - 8:00pm
Please join Stage Door Theater in Wilcox Park for a production of "Lois has something to tell Albert", an original comedy writen and directed by Eugene J. Celico. The story centers around Lois and Albert who have been married for forty years. Albert is an Architect and has been in Dubai for several... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

July 09, 2022

9:00am - 4:00pm
Come pick up a kit in the Kids room with templates and photos to create your very own scavenger hunt! While supplies last, materials will be available beginning July 9th. For more information or questions please contact the Kids room x316.
Audience: Kids

July 09, 2022

6:30pm - 8:00pm
Please join Stage Door Theater in Wilcox Park for a production of "Lois has something to tell Albert", an original comedy writen and directed by Eugene J. Celico. The story centers around Lois and Albert who have been married for forty years. Albert is an Architect and has been in Dubai for several... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

July 10, 2022

3:00pm - 4:30pm
Please join Stage Door Theater in Wilcox Park for a production of "Lois has something to tell Albert", an original comedy writen and directed by Eugene J. Celico. The story centers around Lois and Albert who have been married for forty years. Albert is an Architect and has been in Dubai for several... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

July 13, 2022

10:00am - 10:30am
Please join us on Wednesdays 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

July 13, 2022

10:45am - 11:15am
After the 'big kids' have had their fun, join us for a segmented lap sit style program designed for babies. The first 10 minutes will be stories, rhymes and songs, the second 10 minutes will be interactive, and the last 10 minutes will be free-play time. *Please note: patrons will be responsible... Read more
Audience: Kids

July 13, 2022

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Will this summer be boring…dull…ho hum even? Not with Animation Nation returning to Westerly Library! Join us for our exciting LEGO stop-motion movie making program, taking place all summer long. Can Batman and Santa team up to save the day? Will Bigfoot and Boba Fett prove too much for our heroes... Read more
Audience: Kids

July 14, 2022

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, weather permitting. Cash or check only please. For more information or questions please contact the Friends at friends@westerlylibrary.org... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

July 14, 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

July 16, 2022

3:00pm - 9:00pm
There is a youth movement happening in the Westerly music scene! The Next Up Festival is an exciting showcase of some of the many up and coming music artists in Westerly. Headlined by Big Lux and his All-Star band as well as special guest Steve Hartmann, this free all ages festival will take place... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

July 17, 2022

12:00pm - 2:00pm
Join us on Sunday, July 17th from 12 pm-2 pm for Summer Strings, a student violin concert at Wilcox Park bandstand with Ashley Jones! From Vivaldi to Bach, Jigs to John Williams, a Celtic Air, Paganini, Couperin and Somewhere over the Rainbow, we will span the classics to modern fare. The sound of... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

July 18, 2022

10:00am - 10:30am
Now the younger artists can get in on the paint fun! Join Becky from Mermaid Masterpieces as she encourages you to create your own masterpiece!  This program is intended for ages 2-5. Registration is required. For more information or questions please contact the Kids room x316.
Audience: Kids

July 18, 2022

11:00am - 12:00pm
Join Becky from Mermaid Masterpieces in painting your very own masterpiece as she gives stress free, step by step guidance for a fun paint party time!  This program is intended for ages 6-12. Registration is required. For more information or questions please contact the Kids room x316.
Audience: Kids

July 18, 2022

6:00pm - 6:30pm
Join us in Wilcox Park by the fountain for some family fitness and fun. We'll try hula hoop, jump rope and ribbon games for a fun way to get moving! If it's raining, we'll meet up in the Terrace room on the library's third floor. *Please note: patrons will be responsible for their own social... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

July 19, 2022

10:00am - 11:00am
Join us at Westerly Library & Wilcox Park for activities, interactive songs, games and so much more! For more information, or to register, contact Maria Camarena at mcamarena@westerly.k12.ri.us/ Parents as Teachers is committed to making a... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

July 19, 2022

11:00am - 11:45am
Please join Genviéve Spitale from The Chorus of Westerly at 11:00am in Wilcox Park for an interactive musical performance! Geared towards families of children ages 0-6, all are invited to bring a blanket and sing, clap, dance, and play along to live children's music. In the event of rain, the... Read more
Audience: Kids

July 20, 2022

10:00am - 10:30am
Please join us on Wednesdays 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

July 20, 2022

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Will this summer be boring…dull…ho hum even? Not with Animation Nation returning to Westerly Library! Join us for our exciting LEGO stop-motion movie making program, taking place all summer long. Can Batman and Santa team up to save the day? Will Bigfoot and Boba Fett prove too much for our heroes... Read more
Audience: Kids

July 21, 2022

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, weather permitting. Cash or check only please. For more information or questions please contact the Friends at friends@westerlylibrary.org... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

July 21, 2022

11:00am - 11:45am
Please join Genviéve Spitale from The Chorus of Westerly at 11:00am in Wilcox Park for an interactive musical performance! Geared towards families of children ages 0-6, all are invited to bring a blanket and sing, clap, dance, and play along to live children's music. In the event of rain, the... Read more
Audience: Kids

July 21, 2022

4:00pm - 4:45pm
Keep calm and game on! Come hang out and test your Wii skills (and other fun games) against your friends for bragging rights.  This program is for ages 9-12. For more information or questions please contact the Kids room x316.
Audience: Kids

July 21, 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

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