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

Teen Events

August 10, 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 12, 2019

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

August 13, 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 13, 2019

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Galaxy in a jar!  Create your own glow in the dark lamp that resembles a galaxy.  Learn about the Perseids Meteor shower, which peaks on August 12th & 13th, while creating.  Or create a new galaxay star jar.  We will provide recycled jars to take home.   Snacks also provided!   ** A summer... Read more
Audience: Teen

August 13, 2019

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

August 14, 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 14, 2019

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

August 14, 2019

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

August 15, 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 15, 2019

2:00pm - 4:00pm
 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... Read more
Audience: Teen

August 15, 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 16, 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 16, 2019

2:00pm - 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

August 16, 2019

5:00pm - 7:00pm
This month's Community Spotlight is on Humans for the Future! Please join us for the first of this series in a fun, educational session on what the organzation does, followed by a beach cleanup tomorrow morning,... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

August 17, 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 17, 2019

10:00am - 1:00pm
This month's Community Spotlight is on Humans for the Future! In the second part of this series, please join us for a coastal cleanup at the Westerly Town Beach (365 Atlantic Ave. Westerly, RI 02891). This cleanup will involve... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

August 19, 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 19, 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 19, 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 20, 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 21, 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 21, 2019

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

August 21, 2019

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

August 21, 2019

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Learn the basics of bullet journaling and leave with your very own bullet journal. Registration required to ensure you receive a journal!  This year's journals have space themes to fill with your very own universe of stories. Limited supplies. Feel free to bring your own bullet journal to share... Read more
Audience: Teen

August 22, 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 22, 2019

5:30pm - 7:30pm
The Chest Club will be meeting in the Makerspace for August 22. 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 22, 2019

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Join us Thursday, August 22 at 6 PM for Author Anna Francese Gass. HEIRLOOM KITCHEN Heritage Recipes and Family Stories from the Tables of Immigrant Women By Anna Francese Gass                        Born in Italy, Anna Francese Gass came to the United States as a young child and grew up eating her... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

August 22, 2019

4:30pm - 6:30pm
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

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

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