Submitted by: seclark on 04/06/2020 - 11:38am
The library is unfortunately closed another week but there are plenty of great reads still available. The Ocean State Libraries Ezone has a wide selection of various YA titles. Below are a few "Under The Radar YA Reads" that currently have no wait list!
The Lying Woods by Ashley Elston
Owen Foster has never wanted for anything. Then his mother shows up at...
Submitted by: seclark on 04/03/2020 - 11:46am
Hello Everyone! Hope you've all been having a wonderful week. Since it is the first friday of the month we would normally be hosting our Teen Book Club meeting this afternoon. Everyone is welcome to attend and we share what we are currently reading as well as some favorites. Unfortunately we can't be together I thought I would share a few of my recent favorite YA picks. They can be found on our website using our digital resources. Have a great...
Submitted by: SKobos on 04/02/2020 - 3:35pm
Having trouble finding something new to read since you can't browse our new selves? Here are five brand new teen titles that came out this week! Some are available as ebooks from the library or on hoopla, or add them to your tbr list and grab a copy in the near future!
We Are the Wildcats by...
Submitted by: seclark on 03/27/2020 - 11:24am
Happy Friday I hope you are well and settling into routines or finding new ways to enjoy your time. I know being stuck at home can be boring but it doesn't have to be! I have many things on my bucket list I hope to accomplish and one of them is visiting as many National Parks as I can. Thanks to the internet there is a way to visit them for free while never leaving the couch! The link below has virtual access to 33 parks across...
Submitted by: seclark on 03/24/2020 - 12:36pm
I hope you are all well and getting used to the changes happening all around us. As I mentioned in my last post we need to take care of our mental health during this stressful time. Adapting to this new way of life can seem overwhelming and that's okay! It isn't going to be easy for everyone but taking care of our physical and mental health will help us get through these challenges. Below I have found a few resources that may be...
Submitted by: seclark on 03/23/2020 - 2:41pm
We are all struggling to get through these difficult and stressful times in our own way. During this time it is essential to focus on our mental health and well-being. The stress and anxiety of this situation can negatively influence our daily life if we let it. If you are in a rut and can't figure out what to do with your new free time I've compiled a list of ways I am finding it helpful to get through it. We should be constantly...
Submitted by: SKobos on 03/20/2020 - 2:57pm
Have you ever listened to a podcast? If not, now is a great time to start!
What is a podcast? Well it's an audio file that you can download onto your computer or smartphone and then listen to. They usually have reoccurring hosts, and come out periodically as a series.
And there are a ton! There are ones on any nonfiction topic you could ever possibly be interested in, history, sports, books, cooking, you name it. And there are also fictional...
Submitted by: MDeSantis on 04/29/2019 - 3:52pm
Read. Vote. Win! Leer. Votar. Ganar.
Sabías? Los Estados Unidos es el segundo país hispano hablante más grande del mundo.
Did you know? The United States is the second largest Spanish-speaking country in the world.
In May we celebrate this with Rhode Island Latino Books Month. Read the 2019 nominees, vote on your favorite. The author with the most votes will win the Rhode Island Latino Book Award and be...
Submitted by: MDeSantis on 01/15/2019 - 9:31am
Attention Students and Parents: All students in grades K-8 are now welcome to attend the Westerly Public Library’s upcoming Homework and/or Tutoring Groups!
The two new programs are for students to receive extra help in a variety of subjects at the Library! On Mondays and Thursdays from 5:30-6:30 the new Homework Group will be held, where you can stop in, no sign up required, and do homework in a calm and quiet environment. On Mondays,...