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Kids Events

November 22, 2019

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Call or come in to sign up for a one on one 15 minute time slot to read to a Therapy Dog. This program is designed for independent readers to help boost confidence in reading aloud. Call or come in to reserve your spot for this (p)awesome program! Time slots available:   4:00   ... Read more
Audience: Kids

November 23, 2019

9:30am - 12:00pm
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

November 23, 2019

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

November 25, 2019

10:00am - 11:00am
Book: Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift Supplementary Resources: Email Miss Krystal... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

November 25, 2019

2:00pm - 2:30pm
This afternoon storytime is for all ages!  Join us for wonderful read-alouds, songs and games with Miss Meagan!
Audience: Kids

November 25, 2019

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Monday, November 25th at 6 PM 'An Evening of Tantalizing Tidbits and Trivia about Roger Williams' presented by Marc Kohler, founder of the Roger Williams Education Foundation     Join us for an informative & enjoyable presentation about Rhode Island's founder, Roger Williams!
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

November 27, 2019

10:00am - 10:45am
  Join us as we venture through song and story each week in our 1-3 Year Old Storytime. It's the perfect time to spend with your little one!
Audience: Kids

November 27, 2019

3:00pm - 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

November 27, 2019

5:00pm - 8:00pm
The library will close at 5 pm for Thanksgiving.
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

November 28, 2019

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

November 30, 2019

10:00am - 2:00pm
Come and make a wreath or arrangement for the holiday season! Greens and wreath forms will be provided, but participants may wish to bring their own clippers, embellishments, or decorative containers. We ask that participants do not take extra greens home with them. We want to make sure that we... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

November 30, 2019

10:00am - 1:00pm
Please join the Chess Club for a special session on Saturday, November 30th at 10:00 AM. The Group will meet in the Old Main Reading Room on the 1st floor of the library.  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... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

November 30, 2019

3:00pm - 4:00pm
The best way to spread Christmas cheer, is reading loud, for all to hear! Join Buddy the Elf, and Jovie for a special storytime , as we eagerly await Santa's arrival for the Tree Lighting!
Audience: Kids

November 30, 2019

4:15pm - 5:00pm
Join us for a magical kick-off to the holidays! Come sing some classic carols with the Chorus of Westerly. Make sure to come by the library earlier in the day as we will have lots of festive activities going on! -Wreath and Holiday Arrangement Workshop 10 am - 2 pm (while supplies last)  -Make Your... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

December 02, 2019

9:00am - 4:00pm
 Write your letters to Santa here and mail them in our special Santa Mailbox, located in the Children's Room, between December 2nd  and 14th! Put an address on it, and you may even get a letter back!
Audience: Kids
9:00am - 4:00pm
 Write your letters to Santa here and mail them in our special Santa Mailbox, located in the Children's Room, between December 2nd and 14th! Put an address on it, and you may even get a letter back!
Audience: Kids

December 02, 2019

10:00am - 10:30am
***This session will be in the " Castle" in the Childrens Room!*** Infants are natural yogis. They naturally move through many of the primary yoga poses in their developmental process from birth through creeping, crawling, sitting, standing and walking. They need to do this to... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids

December 03, 2019

3:30pm - 7:30pm
Thousands of books and other materials available, many in gift-giving condition! Come and grab a great deal! Books for children, tweens, teens, and adults available, as well as CDs, DVDs, and audiobooks. Not a member of the Friends yet? You can join on Tuesday evening and get into the book sale!... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

December 04, 2019

9:00am - 7:30pm
Thousands of books and other materials available, many in gift-giving condition! Come and grab a great deal! Books for children, tweens, teens, and adults available, as well as CDs, DVDs, and audiobooks.
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

December 04, 2019

2:00pm - 2:30pm
***This session will be in the " Castle" in the Childrens Room!*** Infants are natural yogis. They naturally move through many of the primary yoga poses in their developmental process from birth through creeping, crawling, sitting, standing and walking. They need to do this to... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids

December 04, 2019

3:00pm - 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

December 05, 2019

9:00am - 7:30pm
Thousands of books and other materials available, many in gift-giving condition! Come and grab a great deal! Books for children, tweens, teens, and adults available, as well as CDs, DVDs, and audiobooks.
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Ol’ Saint Nick is back, as he reads T’was the Night Before Christmas, and takes pictures with all the good boys and girls, as they tell him what they want for Christmas * Numbered tickets will be handed out at the door, reserving each families spot in line for their holiday photo-op, so... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

December 05, 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

December 06, 2019

9:00am - 5:30pm
Thousands of books and other materials available, many in gift-giving condition! Come and grab a great deal! Books for children, tweens, teens, and adults available, as well as CDs, DVDs, and audiobooks.
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

December 06, 2019

10:15am - 11:00am
 Here's a great opportunity to teach young ones to communicate their needs or communicate with others! Each session focuses on a popular story and a craft, and we will showcase simple and useful signs that go along with it! Program is recommended for ages 3 and up Facilitated by members of the... Read more
Audience: Kids

December 07, 2019

9:00am - 3:30pm
Thousands of books and other materials available, many in gift-giving condition! Come and grab a great deal! Books for children, tweens, teens, and adults available, as well as CDs, DVDs, and audiobooks.
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

December 07, 2019

1:00pm - 3:00pm
 A FREE family book fair for all ages, featuring children's bo  k authors from RI, CT & MA December 7 | 1-3 p.m. | Westerly Library & Wilcox Park Experience the joy of reading with your child! Join us for an afternoon of fun as local children's book authors share their work and talk about... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

December 09, 2019

10:00am - 10:30am
***This session will be in the " Castle" in the Childrens Room!*** Infants are natural yogis. They naturally move through many of the primary yoga poses in their developmental process from birth through creeping, crawling, sitting, standing and walking. They need to do this to... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids

December 11, 2019

9:30am - 12:30pm
This month's Community Spotlight is on PACE RI! Please join us for an ornament painting workshop as well as learn about what this organization has to offer! Materials will be provided and this is a family friendly program! It will be held here at the library in... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

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