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Teen Events

August 23, 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

August 23, 2019

2:00pm - 5:00pm
Congratulations! Celebrate all your reading, creating, learning, and space exploration at this end of summer party. We'll snack on some pizza and veggies from the garden, and you'll finally get to cash in on your hard earned raffle tickets! Now's the time to earn prizes. One lucky... Read more
Audience: Teen

August 24, 2019

11:00am - 10:00pm
Step back in time! This is THE signature event of the entire 350th year. Enjoy live musical acts and entertainment throughout the day, with... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

August 26, 2019

10:00am - 11:30am
Movie and Q&A with Westerly's Plastic Reduction Committee Free event, open to everyone. We are grateful to collaborate with Green Planet Films in the Velvet Mill to spread education and awareness regarding reduction of waste in our town. This will be a monthly event with a new movie. Event... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

August 26, 2019

10:00am - 12:00pm
Whether you have a high-end DSLR, a point-and-shoot, or just your tablet or cell phone, join us and learn to take better and more interesting photographs.  Using Wilcox Park as our subject matter, we will explore such concepts as composition, depth-of-field and macro photography.  All levels of... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

August 26, 2019

1:00pm - 3:00pm
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

August 27, 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

August 28, 2019

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration is now closed for this program.
Audience: Kids, Teen

August 28, 2019

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

August 28, 2019

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Travel 101 is a meeting for people who have a very strong passion for traveling, even for some people who can't afford traveling outside of their hometown.  You will be able to travel from your armchair!  This program will help people get more aware of worldwide travel destinations with the help of... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

August 28, 2019

5:30pm - 6:30pm
Movie and Q&A with Westerly's Plastic Reduction Committee Free event, open to everyone. We are grateful to collaborate with Green Planet Films in the Velvet Mill to spread education and awareness regarding reduction of waste in our town. This will be a monthly event with a new movie. Event... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

August 29, 2019

2:00pm - 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

August 29, 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

August 29, 2019

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

August 31, 2019

11:00am - 3:30pm
It's BACK!!! Weather permitting (we need sun!) Come hunt down the Camera Obscura in the park, and get a chance to experience this really cool, naturally occuring, optical phenomenon that you won't believe until you see it!
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

August 31, 2019

8:00pm - 10:00am
The United Theatre in partnership with The Westerly Library & Wilcox Park presents Movies in the Park 2019 Saturday, August 31 at Sundown... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

September 02, 2019

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

September 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

September 03, 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

September 04, 2019

5:30pm - 7:30pm
Together, let’s take protecting our wild fish into our own hands. Join us at our FREE screening of Artifishal on September 4th at 5:30 PM in the Auditorium! This film explores wild salmon’s slide toward extinction, threats posed by fish hatcheries and fish farms, and our continued loss of faith in... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

September 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

September 05, 2019

6:00pm - 8:00pm
The Westerly Library will be participating in “Peace, Remembrance, Hope” with two movie nights, Thursday, September 5th, at 6:00 PM showing The Ghost Army, and Thursday, September 19th, at 6:00 PM showing The Boy in the Striped Pajamas. Both films will be followed by a discussion led by John O’... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

September 05, 2019

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Travel 101 is a meeting for people who have a very strong passion for traveling, even for some people who can't afford traveling outside of their hometown.  You will be able to travel from your armchair!  This program will help people get more aware of worldwide travel destinations with the help of... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

September 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

September 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

September 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

September 07, 2019

11:00am - 3:30pm
It's BACK!!! Weather permitting (we need sun!) Come hunt down the Camera Obscura in the park, and get a chance to experience this really cool, naturally occuring, optical phenomenon that you won't believe until you see it!
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

September 07, 2019

7:00pm - 10:00am
The United Theatre in partnership with The Westerly Library & Wilcox Park presents Movies in the Park 2019 Saturday, September 7th at Sundown Up Seventy-eight year old Carl Fredricksen travels to Paradise Falls in his home equipped with balloons, inadvertently taking a young... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

September 08, 2019

10:00am - 12:00pm
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2019 WILCOX PARK, WESTERLY, RI   WALK BEGINS AT PARK FOUNTAIN... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

September 09, 2019

10:00am - 12:00pm
Whether you have a high-end DSLR, a point-and-shoot, or just your tablet or cell phone, join us and learn to take better and more interesting photographs.  Using Wilcox Park as our subject matter, we will explore such concepts as composition, depth-of-field and macro photography.  All levels of... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

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