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Westerly Library is now available by appointment only. Some sections of the first floor will be available for browsing material and to utilize the public computer lab, by reservation only. During this initial reopening phase we are unable to accommodate walk-ins. To make a reservation please call 401.596.2877 ext 930 for Circulation and ext 311 for the computer lab. Please check back for updates! Library Takeout Service is still available via the Books & Materials tab for contact-free pickup and the book drop is now open for material returns.

Kids Events

August 28, 2020

11:30am - 1:00pm
With summer here, it’s time to think about keeping children and teens healthy while school is out. Westerly Library & Wilcox Park provides free meals to children and teens during the summer beginning June 29 thru August 31, 2020. This summer, FREE... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

August 31, 2020

11:30am - 1:00pm
With summer here, it’s time to think about keeping children and teens healthy while school is out. Westerly Library & Wilcox Park provides free meals to children and teens during the summer beginning June 29 thru August 31, 2020. This summer, FREE... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

September 01, 2020

10:00am - 10:15am
Enjoy some fun stories with Sara!  Find these short, pre-recorded videos on our ‘Kids Online Programming’ Facebook Group (located under ‘Groups’ on the Westerly Library & Wilcox Park Facebook Page), as well as... Read more
Audience: Kids

September 02, 2020

7:00pm - 7:15pm
Get cozy and cuddled up as you listed to a bedtime story from the Children's Room team!
Audience: Kids

September 03, 2020

4:30pm - 4:30pm
September Challenge: "Suck It Up" Items needed: Straws, small round candies (i.e skittles, m&m's, smarties, etc) Go to our Kids Facebook Group... Read more
Audience: Kids

September 04, 2020

4:00pm - 4:15pm
    Join Judy and Meagan as they travel to various locations in our downtown community to read fun, themed picture books!  Find these short, pre-recorded videos on our ‘Kids Online Programming’ Facebook Group (... Read more
Audience: Kids

September 07, 2020

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

September 08, 2020

10:00am - 10:15am
Enjoy some fun stories with Sara!  Find these short, pre-recorded videos on our ‘Kids Online Programming’ Facebook Group (located under ‘Groups’ on the Westerly Library & Wilcox Park Facebook Page), as well as... Read more
Audience: Kids

September 10, 2020

4:30pm - 5:00pm
Listen to Miss Krystal read some of the books on the  Westerly Public Schools Battle of the Books list! Find these short, pre-recorded videos on our ‘Kids Online Programming’ Facebook Group (located under ‘Groups’... Read more
Audience: Kids

September 11, 2020

4:00pm - 4:15pm
Come join Meagan and Judy of the children’s room as they demonstrate easy recipes this fall and winter on Cooks with Books! Each month we will prepare a recipe that will be warm and healthy, but may require some adult assistance. Go to our ... Read more
Audience: Kids

September 15, 2020

10:00am - 10:15am
Enjoy some fun stories with Sara!  Find these short, pre-recorded videos on our ‘Kids Online Programming’ Facebook Group (located under ‘Groups’ on the Westerly Library & Wilcox Park Facebook Page), as well as... Read more
Audience: Kids

September 16, 2020

7:00pm - 7:15pm
Get cozy and cuddled up as you listed to a bedtime story from the Children's Room team!
Audience: Kids

September 18, 2020

4:00pm - 4:15pm
Get bendy with books as Miss Krystal reads a yoga themed picture book, and then leads us through those poses
Audience: Kids

September 22, 2020

10:00am - 10:15am
Enjoy some fun stories with Sara!  Find these short, pre-recorded videos on our ‘Kids Online Programming’ Facebook Group (located under ‘Groups’ on the Westerly Library & Wilcox Park Facebook Page), as well as... Read more
Audience: Kids

September 25, 2020

4:00pm - 4:15pm
Check out this months STEAM building challenge in our Kids Facebook Group! Use whatever you have in your house to build with We can’t wait to... Read more
Audience: Kids

September 29, 2020

10:00am - 10:15am
Enjoy some fun stories with Sara!  Find these short, pre-recorded videos on our ‘Kids Online Programming’ Facebook Group (located under ‘Groups’ on the Westerly Library & Wilcox Park Facebook Page), as well as... Read more
Audience: Kids

September 30, 2020

7:00pm - 7:15pm
Get cozy and cuddled up as you listed to a bedtime story from the Children's Room team!
Audience: Kids

October 01, 2020

4:30pm - 4:30pm
October Challenge: "Movin' on up" Items needed: 8-12 different colored cups Go to our Kids Facebook Group to get this months directions on how... Read more
Audience: Kids

October 02, 2020

4:00pm - 4:15pm
    Join Judy and Meagan as they travel to various locations in our downtown community to read fun, themed picture books!  Find these short, pre-recorded videos on our ‘Kids Online Programming’ Facebook Group (... Read more
Audience: Kids

October 06, 2020

10:00am - 10:15am
Enjoy some fun stories with Sara!  Find these short, pre-recorded videos on our ‘Kids Online Programming’ Facebook Group (located under ‘Groups’ on the Westerly Library & Wilcox Park Facebook Page), as well as... Read more
Audience: Kids

October 07, 2020

9:00am - 1:00pm
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

October 08, 2020

4:30pm - 5:00pm
Listen to Miss Krystal read some of the books on the  Westerly Public Schools Battle of the Books list! Find these short, pre-recorded videos on our ‘Kids Online Programming’ Facebook Group (located under ‘Groups’... Read more
Audience: Kids

October 09, 2020

4:00pm - 4:15pm
Come join Meagan and Judy of the children’s room as they demonstrate easy recipes this fall and winter on Cooks with Books! Each month we will prepare a recipe that will be warm and healthy, but may require some adult assistance. Go to our ... Read more
Audience: Kids

October 13, 2020

10:00am - 10:15am
Enjoy some fun stories with Sara!  Find these short, pre-recorded videos on our ‘Kids Online Programming’ Facebook Group (located under ‘Groups’ on the Westerly Library & Wilcox Park Facebook Page), as well as... Read more
Audience: Kids

October 14, 2020

7:00pm - 7:15pm
Get cozy and cuddled up as you listed to a bedtime story from the Children's Room team!
Audience: Kids

October 16, 2020

4:00pm - 4:15pm
Get bendy with books as Miss Krystal reads a yoga themed picture book, and then leads us through those poses
Audience: Kids

October 20, 2020

10:00am - 10:15am
Enjoy some fun stories with Sara!  Find these short, pre-recorded videos on our ‘Kids Online Programming’ Facebook Group (located under ‘Groups’ on the Westerly Library & Wilcox Park Facebook Page), as well as... Read more
Audience: Kids

October 20, 2020

6:00pm - 7:00pm
This event will be pending state regulations for group size at the time due to Covid.
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

October 23, 2020

4:00pm - 4:15pm
Check out this months STEAM building challenge in our Kids Facebook Group! Use whatever you have in your house to build with We can’t wait to... Read more
Audience: Kids

October 27, 2020

10:00am - 10:15am
Enjoy some fun stories with Sara!  Find these short, pre-recorded videos on our ‘Kids Online Programming’ Facebook Group (located under ‘Groups’ on the Westerly Library & Wilcox Park Facebook Page), as well as... Read more
Audience: Kids

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