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Teen Events

March 19, 2019

3:30pm - 4:30pm
After a hiatus, we're back with rad book club.  Come talk about what you want to read.  Rather than reading the same book, we will consider reading along a theme, as well as watching rad films based on books.   ON March 19th there will be special snacks in the teen space to celebrate San Giuseppe (... Read more
Audience: Teen

March 20, 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

March 21, 2019

4:00pm - 5:30pm
This is for all the people who want to show what they have to offer with their musical talents!  Bring an instrument if you know how to play (the teen space has a keyboard and acoustic guitar).  And if you do not have an instrument you can sing if you want.  Spoken word or poetry is also welcome... Read more
Audience: Teen

March 21, 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

March 21, 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! On Mondays and Thursdays tutoring sessions are held from 5:30-6:30 and 6:30-7:30. Students can also drop in during these hours, and receive... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

March 21, 2019

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Come play Cribbage in a fun and relaxed environment.  Welcome to all ages! The library has some boards but please bring one if you can! Registration is NOT required beforehand.  Contact Melanie at mdesantis@westerlylibrary.org with any questions... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

March 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 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
3:30pm - 4:30pm
 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! Come get advanced reader's copies of the latest YA book releases; take them home before they come out!  Discuss... Read more
Audience: Teen

March 25, 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! On Mondays and Thursdays tutoring sessions are held from 5:30-6:30 and 6:30-7:30. Students can also drop in during these hours, and receive... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

March 26, 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

March 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

March 27, 2019

3:30pm - 5:30pm
No matter how hard you plan for it, life happens. Explore different situations that can occur in school, at home, online, or financially through a fast paced board game where we will play through different solutions to problems all of us might face in life. Race around the board and pool together... Read more
Audience: Teen

March 27, 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

March 28, 2019

3:30pm - 5:00pm
  Join us playing board games and card games in the teen space! We have everything from the Game of Life to Cribbage. Snacks provided.  
Audience: Teen

March 28, 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

March 28, 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! On Mondays and Thursdays tutoring sessions are held from 5:30-6:30 and 6:30-7:30. Students can also drop in during these hours, and receive... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

March 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 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
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Yum! Join us for Teen Baking Club! Join your teen librarians with the first test kitchen of a new teen baking club. You'll get the chance to help out making a delicious baked good right in the library's kitchen on the third floor. Learn the basics of baking and working together at the same time.... Read more
Audience: Teen

April 01, 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! On Mondays and Thursdays tutoring sessions are held from 5:30-6:30 and 6:30-7:30. Students can also drop in during these hours, and receive... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

April 03, 2019

12:00pm - 2:00pm
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Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

April 03, 2019

5:00pm - 6:30pm
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Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

April 04, 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 be streaming Crunchyroll.     We'll have drawing supplies, perler beads, and... Read more
Audience: Teen

April 04, 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

April 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! On Mondays and Thursdays tutoring sessions are held from 5:30-6:30 and 6:30-7:30. Students can also drop in during these hours, and receive... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

April 05, 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

April 06, 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

April 08, 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! On Mondays and Thursdays tutoring sessions are held from 5:30-6:30 and 6:30-7:30. Students can also drop in during these hours, and receive... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

April 09, 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

April 09, 2019

6:00pm - 6:45pm
Meditation group--all ages and experience levels are welcome! Join us in the Auditorium (2nd floor) of the Westerly Library on Tuesday evening from 6:00 - 6:45 pm.
Audience: Adult, Teen

April 11, 2019

3:30pm - 5:00pm
Yum! Join us for Teen Baking Club! Join your teen librarians for a new teen baking club. You'll get the chance to help out making a delicious baked good right in the library's kitchen on the third floor. Learn the basics of baking and working together at the same time. Every month we will try to... Read more
Audience: Teen

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