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Kids Events

August 31, 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

September 01, 2022

10:00am - 10:30am
Please join us for 30 minutes of lap sit fun with your baby including stories, rhymes, songs, and free-play time for ages birth through 18 months. For more information or questions please contact the Kids room x316.
Audience: Kids

September 01, 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

September 01, 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

September 03, 2022

1:00pm - 1:30pm
Come and make your own scarecrow magnet for fall! Supplies provided, but are first come, first served. For more information or questions please contact the Kids room x316.
Audience: Kids

September 05, 2022

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

September 06, 2022

11:00am - 11:30am
Join us for an artistic morning in the Kids room Castle! We will use our imaginations and creativity to create our own unique masterpieces. This program is intended for ages 2-5 and registration is required. For more information or questions please contact the Kids room x316.
Audience: Kids

September 07, 2022

5:00pm - 7:00pm
This month's exhibit will feature local artist Jillian Barber! Head to the Hoxie Gallery from 5-7 pm Wednesday, September 7th to "Meet the Artist". Her pieces can be viewed in the Hoxie Gallery through the month of September during library hours. About Jillian Barber: Born in... 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: There is no Family Storytime on October 5th. The library will open at 1 pm on that day due to staff... Read more
Audience: Kids

September 08, 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

September 13, 2022

5:30pm - 6:00pm
Join us for PJ storytime!  The program will be geared towards ages birth through 11 years when accompanied by a caregiver. Pajamas and stuffed animal friends welcome! For more information or questions please contact the Kids room x316.
Audience: Kids

September 14, 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: There is no Family Storytime on October 5th. The library will open at 1 pm on that day due to staff... Read more
Audience: Kids

September 15, 2022

7:00pm - 9:00pm
Join us and Flock Theatre as they present their adaptation of Peer Gynt, a fantastical play that follows the brash and insatiable Peer as he travels from the Norwegian mountains to the African deserts and back searching for... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

September 15, 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

September 16, 2022

7:00pm - 9:00pm
Join us and Flock Theatre as they present their adaptation of Peer Gynt, a fantastical play that follows the brash and insatiable Peer as he travels from the Norwegian mountains to the African deserts and back searching for... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

September 17, 2022

7:00pm - 9:00pm
Join us and Flock Theatre as they present their adaptation of Peer Gynt, a fantastical play that follows the brash and insatiable Peer as he travels from the Norwegian mountains to the African deserts and back searching for... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

September 18, 2022

7:00pm - 9:00pm
Join us and Flock Theatre as they present their adaptation of Peer Gynt, a fantastical play that follows the brash and insatiable Peer as he travels from the Norwegian mountains to the African deserts and back searching for... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

September 20, 2022

5:30pm - 6:00pm
Help us celebrate this year's Harvest Moon. Join us for a foil and paint harvest moon craft! Registration required. For more information or questions please contact the Kids room x316.
Audience: Kids

September 21, 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: There is no Family Storytime on October 5th. The library will open at 1 pm on that day due to staff... Read more
Audience: Kids

September 22, 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

September 24, 2022

1:30pm - 2:30pm
Come design your superhero identity! Decorate your superhero accessories, test out your powers, and wrap up by filling out a superhero ID card to officially register your new identity! Supplies are provided, but are first come, first served. This program is intended for ages 4-8. For more... Read more
Audience: Kids

September 28, 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: There is no Family Storytime on October 5th. The library will open at 1 pm on that day due to staff... Read more
Audience: Kids

September 29, 2022

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Join the Olean Center for a drop-in art class hosted by Phebe Poppins! Enjoy creating with others in the community. Supplies are provided, and this activity is open to all ages. For more information or questions please contact Phebe at getpoppinart@gmail.com... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

September 29, 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

October 01, 2022

1:00pm - 1:30pm
Come and make your own spooky spiderweb using yarn and popsicle sticks! Supplies provided, but are first come, first served. For more information or questions please contact the Kids room x316.
Audience: Kids

October 04, 2022

11:00am - 11:30am
Join us for an artistic morning in the Kids room Castle! We will use our imaginations and creativity to create our own unique masterpieces. This program is intended for ages 2-5 and registration is required. For more information or questions please contact the Kids room x316.
Audience: Kids

October 05, 2022

5:00pm - 7:00pm
This month's exhibit will feature pieces from members of the Stonington Plein Air Painters! Head to the Hoxie Gallery from 5-7 pm Wednesday, October 5th to "Meet the Artists". Their pieces can be viewed in the Hoxie Gallery through the month of October during library hours. More information on... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen
9:00am - 1:00pm
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

October 06, 2022

10:00am - 10:30am
Please join us for 30 minutes of lap sit fun with your baby including stories, rhymes, songs, and free-play time for ages birth through 18 months. For more information or questions please contact the Kids room x316.
Audience: Kids

October 06, 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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