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Teen Events

January 22, 2019

3:00pm - 4:30pm
This month we will screenprint t-shirts with radical messaging in the spirit of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, whose speeches we will listen to at this month's radical book club. “I can't change where I come from or what I've been through, so why should I be ashamed of what makes me, me?” ― Angie... Read more
Audience: Teen

January 23, 2019

4:30pm - 7:30pm
  Come join us at robotics practice! We are a group of 7th-12th graders who meet at the library once or 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... Read more
Audience: Teen
4:30pm - 7:30pm
  Come join us at robotics practice! We are a group of 7th-12th graders who meet at the library once or 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... Read more
Audience: Teen

January 24, 2019

4:00pm - 5:30pm
Each meeting of Teen SJWs we will brainstorm creative, fun ways to inform the greater community about causes, facts, and messages we are passionate about--and then go do it!   We will attempt to screenprint t-shirts with radical messaging! So far, we have chalked the sidewalks of the park with art... Read more
Audience: Teen

January 24, 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

January 25, 2019

3:30pm - 5:30pm
Come watch TO ALL THE BOYS I'VE LOVED BEFORE, based on the YA novel and New York Times Bestseller by Jenny Han. We will have crafts and activities to do while watching the film, including making a heart chain and writing our own letters!  Write to your fictional crush, or a letter to your... Read more
Audience: Teen
4:00pm - 5:45pm
  Come join us at robotics practice! We are a group of 7th-12th graders who meet at the library once or 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... Read more
Audience: Teen

January 26, 2019

10:00am - 2:30pm
 FUNDA FEST 21: A Celebration of Black Storytelling. We are looking forward to beginning our week with you!  Saturday January 26, 2019. We will have Ron Daise from the tv show Gullah Gullah Island as our featured... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

January 26, 2019

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Join us to play dungeons and dragons! We will explain all the rules and play through a long-running adventure story. All game pieces will be included; all you need to bring is a willingness to learn and play!    Spots are Limited.   Event Category: Teen   Event Locations: Teen Room, Makerspace Some... Read more
Audience: Teen

January 28, 2019

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Bring in the new year, on a new game, on one of the newest consoles!  The game is Smash Brothers ULTIMATE.  Some teens will bring their Nintendo Switches for all to play. Bring your own controller if you want.  PRIZES!  COmPETITION!  COMRADERY!  COME ONE COME ALL!
Audience: Teen

January 29, 2019

3:30pm - 4:30pm
This is a discussion and support group for teens 12-18 about LGBTQ+ stories and issues in books, movies, TV shows, and more. This group will foster discussion, the sharing of stories, and a sense of community for those who identify as LGBTQ+, questioning, or their allies in a welcoming, inclusive,... Read more
Audience: Teen

January 29, 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

January 30, 2019

4:30pm - 7:30pm
  Come join us at robotics practice! We are a group of 7th-12th graders who meet at the library once or 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... Read more
Audience: Teen

January 31, 2019

3:30pm - 5:00pm
Come make your own necklaces and bracelets.  Beads will be provided by the library but feel free to bring your own if you have them!
Audience: Teen

January 31, 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

February 01, 2019

4:00pm - 5:45pm
  Come join us at robotics practice! We are a group of 7th-12th graders who meet at the library once or 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... Read more
Audience: Teen
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Join us for Greene School senior Ella Culton's service project and presentation-style discussion to learn, engage in constructive discussion, and better understand our communities. Description provided by Ella below: "When we identify where our privilege intersects with somebody else's... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen
4:00pm - 5:45pm
  Come join us at robotics practice! We are a group of 7th-12th graders who meet at the library once or 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... Read more
Audience: Teen

February 01, 2019

4:00pm - 5:30pm
  Help us shape the future of the Teen Space!  We want to hear your ideas about the library and the world.  Have a skill or hobby you want to share with other teens?  Need a space to do something you can't elsewhere?  Pitch new program ideas, suggest new additions to our collection, and earn... Read more
Audience: Teen

February 02, 2019

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Join us to play dungeons and dragons! We will explain all the rules and play through a long-running adventure story. All game pieces will be included; all you need to bring is a willingness to learn and play!    Spots are Limited.   Event Category: Teen   Event Locations: Teen Room, Makerspace Some... Read more
Audience: Teen

February 04, 2019

5:30pm - 7:30pm
Attention Students and Parents: All students in grades K-8 are now welcome to attend the Westerly Public Library’s upcoming Homework and/or Tutoring Groups! The two new programs are for students to receive extra help in a variety of subjects at the Library! On Mondays and Thursdays from 5:30-6:30... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

February 05, 2019

3:00pm - 5:30pm
Create your own comics, on paper or for the web.  We will explore afro-futurism, in the vein of Black Panther, and think about how to imagine better futures through fiction.  We'll have comic panels to fill in and drawing supplies.  Snacks provided as always.    "Think about an injustice in the... Read more
Audience: Teen

February 06, 2019

4:30pm - 7:30pm
  Come join us at robotics practice! We are a group of 7th-12th graders who meet at the library once or 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... Read more
Audience: Teen

February 07, 2019

3:30pm - 5:30pm
 Join us for teen anime club.  You choose the movie to watch.  We provide the snacks to munch.     We'll have drawing supplies, perler beads, and more! Everyone who shows up can vote on the anime we watch.  We'll also be snacking on pocky and instaramen while watching.  See you there!
Audience: Teen

February 07, 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

February 07, 2019

5:30pm - 7:30pm
Attention Students and Parents: All students in grades K-8 are now welcome to attend the Westerly Public Library’s upcoming Homework and/or Tutoring Groups! The two new programs are for students to receive extra help in a variety of subjects at the Library! On Mondays and Thursdays from 5:30-6:30... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

February 08, 2019

4:00pm - 5:45pm
  Come join us at robotics practice! We are a group of 7th-12th graders who meet at the library once or 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... Read more
Audience: Teen

February 09, 2019

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Audience: Adult, Teen

February 09, 2019

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Join us to play dungeons and dragons! We will explain all the rules and play through a long-running adventure story. All game pieces will be included; all you need to bring is a willingness to learn and play!    Spots are Limited.   Event Category: Teen   Event Locations: Teen Room, Makerspace Some... Read more
Audience: Teen

February 11, 2019

5:30pm - 7:30pm
Attention Students and Parents: All students in grades K-8 are now welcome to attend the Westerly Public Library’s upcoming Homework and/or Tutoring Groups! The two new programs are for students to receive extra help in a variety of subjects at the Library! On Mondays and Thursdays from 5:30-6:30... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

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