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Kids Events

June 19, 2019

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Animation Nation is back! Get ready to enter a Universe of Many Stories, with the return of our stop-motion film making program. Please pre-register online starting June 1st!  Only 25 slots available and they are sure to go fast! Ages 8-12.
Audience: Kids, Teen

June 19, 2019

5:00pm - 6:00pm
This high energy, interactive magic show is sure to please both the young and young at heart! Family entertainment at its best including comedy, audience participation, special surprises and everyone's favorite “LIVE” magic bunny, Presto! Be part of this magical celebration as we experience “A... Read more
Audience: Kids

June 19, 2019

4:00pm - 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

June 19, 2019

6:00pm - 8:00pm
The registration is full for this progam.  This month's Community Spotlight is on The Westerly Land Trust!  Please join us for an all ages Full Moon hike! "We will be hiking the Dr... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

June 20, 2019

10:15am - 11:00am
Bring your little creatives to learn about different artists through a short story time followed by a group painting class. Each toddler will have their own easel and paper to paint images inspired by the artist of the day. All paints will be nontoxic and eco-friendly. Wear your play clothing and... Read more
Audience: Kids

June 20, 2019

11:30am - 12:30pm
Beat the heat with an ice cream treat and some stories, at Mel's Downtown Creamery!
Audience: Kids

June 20, 2019

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Join Miss Sue and her students ages 5 to 13 for their Annual Summer Piano Recital.  Thursday, June 20th at 6 PM. Open to the public.
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

June 20, 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

June 20, 2019

6:30pm - 7:30pm
July 20, 2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the first humans landing on the Moon as part of NASA's Apollo 11 lunar mission. Join Renée Gamba, Director of the Museum of Natural History and Planetarium, to learn about NASA's past lunar missions, and what future plans it may have for the Moon. This... Read more
Audience: Kids

June 21, 2019

10:00am - 4:30pm
Welcome Summer 2019 by helping us make a Human Sundial! We will be creating the Sundial on Friday and you can come by on Saturday to see how it works!
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

June 22, 2019

12:00pm - 2:00pm
Saturday, June 22nd 12 PM to 2 PM  Join Jamie Whitney for a walk-in Piano Concert. Escape the heat while enjoying some beautilful music. Free and open to the public. 
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

June 22, 2019

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Join us Saturday, June 22 at 1 PM on the Esplanade for the Inaugural Match on the Class of 1969 Westerly High School Chess Table. The match will be played by Ryan Sowa from North Kingston, and Hayes Goodman from Westerly.  Hayes is the state’s current middle school champion and is the state’s... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

June 24, 2019

11:00am - 1:00pm
Summer Food Program Feeds Kids For Free With summer right around the corner, it’s time to think about keeping children healthy while school is out. Westerly Library & Wilcox Park provides free meals to children during the summer beginning June 24 thru August 23... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

June 25, 2019

11:00am - 1:00pm
Summer Food Program Feeds Kids For Free With summer right around the corner, it’s time to think about keeping children healthy while school is out. Westerly Library & Wilcox Park provides free meals to children during the summer beginning June 24 thru August 23... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

June 26, 2019

10:00am - 11:00am
ONLINE PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED *REGISTRATION OPENS  JUNE 1st Please let the library know by 6/22  if you have registered, but are unable to attend. Failure to do so will result in suspension of registration privileges for future events ... Read more
Audience: Kids

June 26, 2019

10:00am - 11:00am
Stomp rocket construction indoors, then outside to set them off. Need 3 long tables, 25 chairs
Audience: Kids

June 26, 2019

11:00am - 1:00pm
Summer Food Program Feeds Kids For Free With summer right around the corner, it’s time to think about keeping children healthy while school is out. Westerly Library & Wilcox Park provides free meals to children during the summer beginning June 24 thru August 23... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

June 26, 2019

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Animation Nation is back! Get ready to enter a Universe of Many Stories, with the return of our stop-motion film making program. Please pre-register online starting June 1st!  Only 25 slots available and they are sure to go fast! Ages 8-12.
Audience: Kids, Teen

June 26, 2019

4:00pm - 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

June 27, 2019

10:15am - 11:00am
Bring your little creatives to learn about different artists through a short story time followed by a group painting class. Each toddler will have their own easel and paper to paint images inspired by the artist of the day. All paints will be nontoxic and eco-friendly. Wear your play clothing and... Read more
Audience: Kids

June 27, 2019

11:00am - 1:00pm
Summer Food Program Feeds Kids For Free With summer right around the corner, it’s time to think about keeping children healthy while school is out. Westerly Library & Wilcox Park provides free meals to children during the summer beginning June 24 thru August 23... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

June 27, 2019

11:30am - 12:30pm
Beat the heat with an ice cream treat and some stories, at Mel's Downtown Creamery!
Audience: Kids

June 27, 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
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

June 28, 2019

11:00am - 1:00pm
Summer Food Program Feeds Kids For Free With summer right around the corner, it’s time to think about keeping children healthy while school is out. Westerly Library & Wilcox Park provides free meals to children during the summer beginning June 24 thru August 23... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

June 29, 2019

10:00am - 11:30am
The time capsule buried in Wilcox Park for will be dug up and opened in this community event where everyone is welcome.  The Capsule was buried in 1969 commemorating the 300th anniversary (Tercentenary) of the Town of Westerly.  2019 marks the 350th anniversary of our town.  Come and see for... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

July 01, 2019

10:00am - 10:45am
Come join us for some toe-tapping fun, with this participatory/interactive music program for parents and kids, birth to 5 years old.
Audience: Kids

July 01, 2019

9:30am - 10:30am
Sanity & Tallulah” are best friends who live in the space station at the end of the Galaxy.  Sanity uses her lab skills to create a very cute kitten who quickly wreaks havoc on the space station.  This is a fun read about friendship, science, and adventure.  Join us at the Westerly Library... Read more
Audience: Kids

July 01, 2019

11:00am - 1:00pm
Summer Food Program Feeds Kids For Free With summer right around the corner, it’s time to think about keeping children healthy while school is out. Westerly Library & Wilcox Park provides free meals to children during the summer beginning June 24 thru August 23... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

July 02, 2019

11:00am - 1:00pm
Summer Food Program Feeds Kids For Free With summer right around the corner, it’s time to think about keeping children healthy while school is out. Westerly Library & Wilcox Park provides free meals to children during the summer beginning June 24 thru August 23... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

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