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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.

Renew Materials

Please have your library card handy when renewing materials.   


Renew in person

Bring the item(s) and your library card to the Circulation Desk and we will renew them for you. 

Renew by phone 

Call the Circulation Desk at  401-596-2877 x2, during library business hours.


Use the toll free automated Telephone Renewal Service, available 24 hours a day at  1-800-359-3090.

Renew online 

  1. Click on the link for Library Catalog.
  2. Select View Your Patron Record
  3. Enter the barcode number from the back of your library card (no spaces)
  4. Choose Checked Out
  5. Select the items you want to renew
  6. Click on Renew
  7. When finished click Logout in the upper right hand corner

Click for HELP with renewals.

Please Note:
Videos and DVDs cannot be renewed.  
All other materials may be renewed one time if they have not been requested by other patrons.



Please contact the Circulation Desk with questions regarding renewals.   

401-596-2877 x 2