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The Library will be opening at 1 PM on Thursday, July 18, 2019

Teen Events

July 30, 2019

8:00pm - 10:00pm
Star Party!  Join us after hours for a star viewing picnic. We'll have telescopes set up to view the moon and any prominent planets in the sky. Learn to identify some of the constellations visible in the summer time, the big and small dipper which are viewable all year, and ask questions. We'll... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

July 31, 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 31, 2019

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

July 31, 2019

5:15pm - 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

July 31, 2019

8:00pm - 10:30pm
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

August 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

August 01, 2019

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Make your own make up out of natural ingredients.  We will use wild colors so you can look out of this world. All ingredients and materials provided.   Registration is required and limited.  This program is intended for ages 13 -19.   Please contact the teen space with questions to register.
Audience: Teen

August 01, 2019

4:00pm - 5:30pm
Need to earn volunteer hours for school, youth group, or national honors society? Want to learn about gardening, growing your own food, sustainability, and native plants? Then join teen gardening club!  We'll meet every Thursday at 4pm in the Teen Space before heading out to the garden behind the... Read more
Audience: Teen

August 01, 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 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

August 02, 2019

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Build your own world. Literally. This week let's have fun making some weird voices for some even stranger alien characters that live in your sci-fi world by making a podcast! What would your aliens say? What would they have to talk about with each other? What about to Earthlings like us? Have fun,... Read more
Audience: Teen

August 03, 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 05, 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 05, 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 05, 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 05, 2019

6:00pm - 7:45pm
  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

August 06, 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 06, 2019

1:00pm - 2:15pm
Laboratory Lockdown Escape Room: Penelope Periodic has activated the biohazard sensors in the MobileQuest Lab and is locked inside. Can you help her figure out what she did to set off the sensors and turn off the alarm and help her escape?   Registration required.  Space limited to 18 teens.
Audience: Teen

August 06, 2019

8:00pm - 10:30pm
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen
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 07, 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 07, 2019

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

August 07, 2019

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

August 07, 2019

6:30pm - 7:45pm
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen
6:30pm - 7:45pm
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

August 08, 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 08, 2019

4:00pm - 5:30pm
Need to earn volunteer hours for school, youth group, or national honors society? Want to learn about gardening, growing your own food, sustainability, and native plants? Then join teen gardening club!  We'll meet every Thursday at 4pm in the Teen Space before heading out to the garden behind the... Read more
Audience: Teen

August 08, 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 09, 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 09, 2019

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Play some of the very first arcade style video games in this video game tourney. Galaga, Super Mario Bros, Donkey Kong, Pacman, and more will be available to play throughout this open gaming session. The highest score across all games at the end of the day will win a prize! Good luck.
Audience: Teen

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