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Teen Events

November 22, 2019

4:00pm - 5:45pm
  Come join us at robotics practice! We are a group of 7th-12th graders who meet at the library twice a week. Activities include designing robots, building them, programming them, driving them, strategizing, keeping records, and 3D design. If you are interested in STEM, or want to build a robot,... Read more
Audience: Teen

November 22, 2019

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Join us under the stars on the Terrace Room Balcony.  We will be using the library's telescope to find planets and other celestial objects. 
Audience: Teen

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

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 26, 2019

1:00pm - 4:00pm
Do you, or a loved one, need information on where to access local social service agencies for food, clothing, classes, healthcare and more? Or maybe you have broad questions on what kind of help might be available.... With a history of assisting individuals connect with the appropriate resources,... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

November 26, 2019

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Bring your friends and your game faces, we're testing our trivia knowledge in the Teen Space!
Audience: Teen

November 26, 2019

6:00pm - 6:45pm
Meditation group--all ages and experience levels are welcome! Join us in the Terrace Room of the Westerly Library on Tuesday evening from 6:00 - 6:45 pm.
Audience: Adult, Teen

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 29, 2019

4:00pm - 5:45pm
  Come join us at robotics practice! We are a group of 7th-12th graders who meet at the library twice a week. Activities include designing robots, building them, programming them, driving them, strategizing, keeping records, and 3D design. If you are interested in STEM, or want to build a robot,... Read more
Audience: 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 - 3:00pm
Take some time out from the library's holiday festivities to make your own christmas tree ornamanets.  Ornament creation is available for all ages - Adults and Teens are welcome to visit the Makerspace and create personalized pieces, while younger children are welcome to assemble premade ornaments... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen
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

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 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 03, 2019

1:00pm - 4:00pm
Do you, or a loved one, need information on where to access local social service agencies for food, clothing, classes, healthcare and more? Or maybe you have broad questions on what kind of help might be available.... With a history of assisting individuals connect with the appropriate resources,... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

December 03, 2019

3:30pm - 5:30pm
 Join us for teen anime club.  Come discuss your favorite manga and anime with your fellow teens.  This month we will try something different.  We will watch a new anime's first episode together and then discuss it.      We'll have drawing supplies, perler beads, and more! Everyone who shows up can... Read more
Audience: Teen

December 03, 2019

6:00pm - 6:45pm
Meditation group--all ages and experience levels are welcome! Join us in the Auditorium of the Westerly Library on Tuesday evening from 6:00 - 6:45 pm. If this is your first time attending the class,... Read more
Audience: Adult, 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

4:00pm - 7:45pm
  Come join us at robotics practice! We are a group of 7th-12th graders who meet at the library twice a week. Activities include designing robots, building them, programming them, driving them, strategizing, keeping records, and 3D design. If you are interested in STEM, or want to build a robot,... Read more
Audience: Teen

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

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Calling all teen readers: Want to read books before anyone else? Want to help determine what books we add to the young adult collection? Share what you've been reading lately and get to take home a free book! We have advanced reader's copies of the latest YA book releases, courtesy of Savoy... Read more
Audience: Teen

December 06, 2019

4:00pm - 5:45pm
  Come join us at robotics practice! We are a group of 7th-12th graders who meet at the library twice a week. Activities include designing robots, building them, programming them, driving them, strategizing, keeping records, and 3D design. If you are interested in STEM, or want to build a robot,... Read more
Audience: Teen

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 10, 2019

1:00pm - 4:00pm
Do you, or a loved one, need information on where to access local social service agencies for food, clothing, classes, healthcare and more? Or maybe you have broad questions on what kind of help might be available.... With a history of assisting individuals connect with the appropriate resources,... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

December 10, 2019

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Have a skill for puzzle solving? Like to challenge yourself? Come help us crack our most difficult old school codes!
Audience: Teen

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