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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.

Public Computers and Internet Access

The Westerly Public Library offers 23 computers for public use all with Internet access and Microsoft Office. All computers are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Patrons with a valid Ocean State Libraries (OSL) library card have two hours of access per day.  An OSL library card is required for log in.  Children under 12 can visit the Children’s Room for computers with games, Internet access, and homework tools. And teens are welcome to use the computers in the Teen Space.

Non-resident guests are entitled to a visitor pass in order to log on and must have photo ID to sign up.  Call or visit the Computer Lab for more details.   

Black & white and color printing is available from all computers at a cost of 15¢ and 50¢ per page respectively. 

Wireless Hotspot!

Westerly library offers wireless Internet access to our patrons. Simply bring your laptop computer enabled with a wireless card) and power up! There is no charge to use the service, no time limit, and no waiting for an available Internet terminal. Wireless users agree to abide by the Library's Internet Policy.