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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

October 27, 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 28, 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

November 03, 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

November 05, 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

November 06, 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

November 10, 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

November 11, 2020

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

November 13, 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

November 17, 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

November 20, 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

November 24, 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

November 25, 2020

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

November 25, 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

November 26, 2020

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

November 27, 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

December 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

December 03, 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

December 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

December 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

December 09, 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

December 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

December 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

December 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

December 23, 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

December 24, 2020

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

December 25, 2020

9:00am - 6:00pm
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

December 31, 2020

1:00pm - 8:00pm
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

December 31, 2020

4:30pm - 4:30pm
November Challenge: "Breakfast Scramble" Items needed: Cereal box and scissors Go to our Kids Facebook Group to get this months directions on... Read more
Audience: Kids

January 01, 2021

9:00am - 6:00pm
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

January 14, 2021

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

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