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Local History

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.

Local History Online

Westerly High School Yearbooks

Digitized collection of Westerly High School yearbooks as far back as 1857, up to 2011.

Historic Photos Online

A collection of nearly 5,000 historic photos of Westerly and Pawcatuck


Ancestry Library Edition

Interested in researching your family tree? Ancestry Library Edition, previously only accessible in the library, is now available from anywhere (during our temporary closure).