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Teen Events

July 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

July 19, 2019

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Build your own world. Literally. Make a clay model of a faraway planet in some distant galaxy. What colors will it be? Is there water there? What does the surface of the planet look like? What kind of creatures live there? How many moons, suns, and neighboring planets can be seen from its surface... Read more
Audience: Teen

July 20, 2019

11:00am - 3:30pm
CANCELLED DUE TO EXTREME HEAT!  No one wants to stand in a black box in this weather!  See you next week! 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... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

July 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

July 22, 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

July 22, 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

July 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

July 23, 2019

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Ready for a competition to celebrate this year's 50th anniversary of the moon landing? The challenge goes like this: design a moon shuttle model out of recycled materials that prevents your two "astronauts" from catapulting out of their shuttle upon landing. Show your understanding of air... Read more
Audience: Teen

July 24, 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 24, 2019

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Animation Nation is back! Get ready to enter a Universe of Many Stories, with the return of our stop-motion film making program. Please pre-register online starting June 1st!  Only 25 slots available and they are sure to go fast! Ages 8-12.
Audience: Kids, Teen

July 24, 2019

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Our board-breaking and self-defense program teaches simple and safe jiu-jitsu skills through fun and interactive drills. First 12 registered students in this program will get to break a wooden board.   For questions, contact Melanie (mdesantis@... Read more
Audience: Teen

July 25, 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 25, 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

July 25, 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

July 26, 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 26, 2019

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Build your own world. Literally. This time we'll be digging in to the art of storybuilding. How do your favorite sci-fi writers build a world that is convincing, exciting, and realistic? What kinds of storytelling elements go into setting up a sci-fi world that's either far into the future or quite... Read more
Audience: Teen

July 26, 2019

7:00pm - 10:00pm
The United Theatre in partnership with The Westerly Library & Wilcox Park presents Movies in the Park 2019 Friday, July 26th at Sundown... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

July 27, 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

July 29, 2019

10:00am - 12:00pm
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 29, 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 29, 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

July 29, 2019

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Create your own galactic slime! All materials and snacks provided.  We will make slime and add coloring and glitter to make it look like a galaxy, a supernova, a universe.  Take your slime home that day!  In an effort to make our programming more sustainable and earth-conscious, please bring... Read more
Audience: Teen

July 30, 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 30, 2019

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Learn about street art and create your own on the sidewalks of Wilcox Park.  Recreate Van Gogh's Starry Night with chalk on the sidewalks of Wilcox Park.  Chalk and Snacks provided.
Audience: Teen

July 30, 2019

5:00pm - 7:00pm
Join us Tuesday, July 30 at 5 PM to meet this months artist Kat*ia J.L. in the Hoxie Gallery.  She will be able to bring you threw the exhibit and talk with you about her work. Make sure to stop by 5 PM to 7 PM.
Audience: Adult, Teen

July 30, 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

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

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