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

*Important update* We are happy to announce, that from September 14th on, walk-ins are now welcome. **Please note, we are still operating at a limited capacity. Reservations are encouraged for anyone wanting to ensure access to the building, however if we have not reached capacity with reservations, walk-ins will be accepted. Monday-Friday hours have also been extended to 9 am - 6 pm | Saturday - Library Take-out Service ONLY 9 am - 1 pm

Loan Periods & Fines

As a way to encourage the prompt return of library materials so that others may enjoy them, the Westerly Public Library charges the following overdue fines:

Adult books, magazines, CDs and audiobooks are .10 per day. 

Children’s books, magazines, CDs and audiobooks are .10 per day 

All DVDs and videos are $1.00 per day.


Most materials circulate for 3 weeks.

DVDs and videos circulate for 1 week.

Express Collection items circulate for 1 week and cannot be placed on hold.