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Discover the beautiful towns of Westerly, RI and Stonington, CT.

Westerly Library is now available by appointment only. Some sections of the first floor will be available for browsing material and to utilize the public computer lab, by reservation only. During this initial reopening phase we are unable to accommodate walk-ins. To make a reservation please call 401.596.2877 ext 930 for Circulation and ext 311 for the computer lab. Please check back for updates! Library Takeout Service is still available via the Books & Materials tab for contact-free pickup and the book drop is now open for material returns.

Get a Library Card

While Westerly Library is closed, Ocean State Libraries will be remotely processing online applications for new or renewed library cards. Please follow this link for the new or renewal application.

The Westerly Library belongs to the statewide Ocean State Libraries network. The card is free of charge to Rhode Island residents and residents of Stonington, CT. Nonresidents who own property in Rhode Island are also eligible for a free card. Valid ID and proof of address are required to obtain a library card.  The 2020 annual fee for nonresidents who wish to have full borrowing privileges is $125.00.  

Children under 12 can sign up for a library card in the Children's Room.

For more information contact the Circulation Department at 596-2877 ext 2.
 
 
This video will walk you through how to sign up for a library card or renew an existing card online.