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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.

Teens Blog

Submitted by: seclark on 06/17/2020 - 1:55pm
Hey Teens! The world is changing everyday and impacts everyone in their own way. It's important to see the world through different points of view. A great way to learn more about our neighbors is through reading! There are plenty of titles on Overdrive with diverse characters and authors. Dive into their stories with the audio & ebook selections below, or place a hold on books available through our Library Takeout Service. ...
Submitted by: SKobos on 06/16/2020 - 4:15pm
Everything is getting bigger! Some things much more quickly than others. Look at how big the echinacea (coneflowers) are getting, they're almost as tall as Teresa! The corn in the back row is also doing well. The kale and peppers are still pretty tiny, but everything else is doing well out there in the sun.  The big change was this week, we mulched! We had a trailer filled with wonderful smelling cedar chips from a local source. And so after...
Submitted by: SKobos on 06/16/2020 - 11:30am
Happy mid-month! Here are some of the new young adult titles coming out this week. Check one out as an ebook, or see if it's available on hoopla!   I'll Be the One by...
Submitted by: SKobos on 06/09/2020 - 10:03am
Happy Tuesday! Here are some of the new teen titles coming out this week. Check one out as an ebook, or see if it's available on hoopla! Agnes at the End of the World by Kelly McWilliams Agnes loves her home of Red Creek -- its quiet, sunny mornings, its dusty roads, and its God. There, she cares...
Submitted by: SKobos on 06/05/2020 - 3:15pm
This week has been the most exciting so far in the garden, we planted all our seedlings! That "we" is Stacy the YA associate, Teresa the library's custodian, and me, Sandra, the YA librarian. First things first however, it was time to clean up the space yet again. After about a week of sunshine and rain, we came to see this, that the weeds had returned: Luckily though, this time we had some additional help: Alan, the superintendent of the park...
Submitted by: seclark on 06/03/2020 - 1:57pm
Happy Pride Month! Celebrate equality and love this June with some great reads available on Overdrive. Check out some titles below or browse other selections.    Blank Spaces, Toronto Connections Series Book 1, by Cass Lennox  Absence is as crucial as presence. The decision to stop dating has made Vaughn Hargrave's life infinitely simpler: he has friends, an excellent wardrobe...
Submitted by: SKobos on 06/02/2020 - 11:35am
Happy June! Here are some of the new young adult titles coming out this week. Check one out as an ebook, or see if it's available on hoopla! Again Again by E....
Submitted by: SKobos on 05/26/2020 - 4:39pm
Happy new week! Here are some of the new young adult titles coming out this week. Check one out as an ebook, or see if it's available on hoopla! And remember, May is Latino books month in...
Submitted by: SKobos on 05/22/2020 - 4:11pm
The teen garden has been fully weeded! But of course in the fight against weeds, this is not the end. Weeds will be creeping in the entire season, doing their best to take over the resources we're reserving for our veggies and fruits. We started with this last week: And now we're here: I found another plant that seems to be a survivor from last year, one of my favorites, scallions! They could possibly also be spring onions, which are pretty...
Submitted by: seclark on 05/20/2020 - 1:12pm
Hey Everyone! The library has begun offering takeout service of materials. However there are still many interesting reads available on Overdrive. Check out these new audiobook titles below or continue searching for new titles in the genre you prefer.  Goodbye From Nowhere by Sarah Zarr  Kyle Baker thought his family was happy. Happy enough, anyway. That's why, when...

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