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Westerly Library and Wilcox Park is currently experiencing telephone difficulty and our provider is working to correct the issue. In the meantime, if you need to reach any one of our public service desks please use the email addresses below or stop in the library. We apologize for this inconvenience. Reference: reference@westerlylibrary.org | Kids: kids@westerlylibrary.org | Teens: teens@westerlylibrary.org | Technology: tech@westerlylibrary.org

Teen Events

October 26, 2021

9:00am - 10:00am
We invite you to join us and Chelsea from Bluebird Yoga for an all levels (beginner friendly) yoga practice in the park Tuesdays at 9:00am! Wake up your body with a gentle stretch followed by flowing movement and strengthening. We will be meeting behind the pond, next to the big tree and near the... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen
9:00am - 7:30pm
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

October 26, 2021

10:00am - 10:30am
*Note we will be gathering in the Auditorium on the second floor this morning!* Join Sandy on Tuesdays and Meagan on Wednesdays at 10 am for a family storytime and craft to go! The program will be geared towards preschoolers but all ages are welcome.  *Please note: patrons will be in charge of... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

October 26, 2021

1:00pm - 4:00pm
During these challenging times individuals need assistance now more than ever. Our volunteer Community Resource Advocate, Susan Rosen, is available to offer help! Susan can be reached via email to offer guidance to connect you or loved ones with local resources available based on specific needs.... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

October 27, 2021

9:00am - 7:30pm
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

October 27, 2021

9:30am - 10:00am
STRETCH & STRENGTHEN Ready for a workout that gets results and relieves pain & stiffness?! Get ready to dynamically strengthen and stretch to develop a strong, toned and elongated body with full range of motion! Spring into Summer ESSENTRICS featured at Wilcox Park! Heather Van Dam is a... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

October 28, 2021

9:00am - 7:30pm
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

October 28, 2021

4:00pm - 4:30pm
Join the teen librarian via Zoom or in person for book discussions, recommendations, and creative writing tips! This is a hybrid event and will be held on Zoom and in the Teen space. Registration is required. For more information and to register please email... Read more
Audience: Teen

October 29, 2021

9:00am - 5:30pm
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

October 29, 2021

5:00pm - 5:45pm
Join us outside in Wilcox Park for some spooktalular family fun with a magic show, balloon animals (for ages 2+), crafts to go, Pete the Cat, and more! While supplies last on a first come, first served basis. No registration required. Recommended for 4 and up. For more information or questions... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

October 30, 2021

9:00am - 3:30pm
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

October 30, 2021

10:00am - 10:30am
Join us to make two papercrafts that you can take home to decorate with for Dia De Los Muertos (Day of the Dead)!  First come, first served. No registration required. Aimed at ages 6-12, but all are welcome.  For more information or questions please contact the Kids room x316.
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

November 03, 2021

5:00pm - 7:00pm
This month's exhibit will be with local artist Michael Sisco! Head to the Hoxie Gallery Wednesday, November 3rd from 5-7 pm to "Meet the Artist". His pieces can be viewed in the Hoxie Gallery through the month of November during library hours.
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

November 04, 2021

4:00pm - 4:30pm
Learn about new ways to chill out while making a relaxing craft in the Teen space! Registration is required. For more information and to register please email teens@westerlylibrary.org.
Audience: Teen

November 11, 2021

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

November 18, 2021

4:00pm - 4:30pm
Join the teen librarian via Zoom or in person for book discussions, recommendations, and creative writing tips! This is a hybrid event and will be held on Zoom and in the Teen space. Registration is required. For more information and to register please email... Read more
Audience: Teen

November 24, 2021

5:00pm - 8:00pm
The library will be closing early for Thanksgiving Eve.
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

November 25, 2021

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

November 27, 2021

9:00am - 4:00pm
Take some time off from the holiday festivities to make your own ornaments! Designed in our own Makerspace, pre-made pieces are available for pickup in the Kids room and Teens space to take home and assemble into ornaments. They will be available for pickup on a first come, first served basis,... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

November 27, 2021

10:00am - 2:00pm
In lieu of our Annual Wreath Making Workshop we are again offering a Wreath Take & Make kit out in Wilcox Park! These kits will be available for pickup on Saturday, November 27th from 10 am-2 pm and will include a wreath ring, an assortment of greens, and wire to affix your greenery. Look for... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

November 27, 2021

4:30pm - 5:00pm
More information to follow
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

December 01, 2021

5:00pm - 7:30pm
Please join us for this month's exhibit with Livable RI! The pieces will be on display through the month of December, with an opening night on Wednesday, December 1st from 5:00-7:30 pm. About the exhibit: These posters call out for a civic alliance to reverse global warming. They... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

December 02, 2021

9:00am - 1:00pm
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

December 02, 2021

4:00pm - 4:30pm
In honor of Computer Science Education Week, Teen Space is hosting a night dedicated to coding and computer science! Join us to take part in a coding activity. No prior experience with coding required.  Registration is required. Please email at least one day in advance. For more information or to... Read more
Audience: Teen

December 09, 2021

4:00pm - 4:30pm
Do you have ideas for library programs or books to add to our collection? Join Teen Advisory Board (TAB) and work with fellow teens to impact what you see in Teen space! Snacks will be provided during meeting times. This is a hybrid program and will be held on Zoom and in the Teen space.... Read more
Audience: Teen

December 14, 2021

4:00pm - 4:30pm
Learning Through Play! Join the teen librarians in our Teen space as we combine art, science, and fun! All you need to bring is your curiosity. Registration is required. Please email at least one day in advance. For more information or to register please email ... Read more
Audience: Teen

December 23, 2021

4:00pm - 4:30pm
Join the teen librarian via Zoom or in person for book discussions, recommendations, and creative writing tips! This is a hybrid event and will be held on Zoom and in the Teen space. Zoom attendees may pick up a snack in the library before the meeting date. For the month of December, we will be... Read more
Audience: Teen

December 24, 2021

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

December 25, 2021

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

December 30, 2021

10:00am - 11:00am
Kids and Teens, imagine a school where everyone belongs, in a society that works for everyone. What messages are on the walls or on the loudspeaker, or circulating on the school’s media or on student phones? We invite you to make those messages, and share them at the library in our Anti-Hate Art... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

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