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Local History

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

In this time of uncertainty and out of an abundance of caution, Westerly Library and Wilcox Park has decided to cancel all public programs, events, and outside meetings until at least March 31, 2020. Thank you in advance for your understanding.

Westerly Library from Home

Westerly Library is currently closed. Please remember that you can still access numerous resources and services from the comfort of home and is being updated regularly. Don't have a library card or it's expired? Don't work. Follow this link to get a new Ocean State Libraries library card or renew your existing card.

  • Borrow digital books, movies, music, and TV shows at eZone
  • Visit the Kids Homepage to discover engaging resources for kids and parents
  • Bored at home? Visit the Teens Homepage for inspiration
  • Look up information on our online database (full list)

          * A to Z databases to search for phone numbers/addresses, businesses, jobs and more

          * Ancestry Library to access Census records, immigration lists, vital statistics and military records

          * Auto Repair Source for repair information and guides for most domestic and imported vehicles

          * EmployRI for jobs in Rhode Island

          * Flipster to access magazines

          * FDO Essential to search grants online

          * Hoopla borrow movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics and TV shows 

          * Learning Express A variety of practice tests and tutorials, from the SAT to Nursing Exams

          * Mango Languages Learn a new language online or through the app

          * MasterFILE Premier - Popular Magazines Search for articles from magazines and publications, including Consumer Reports

          * Newsbank access to 3,500 sources including the Providence Journal

          * The Westerly Sun current and archived issues of the Westerly Sun (access with your Westerly Library card)


  • Check out some of our special collections
  • Log in to our catalog to view your current holds and checked out materials, renew books, and otherwise manage your account.
  • Call the Technology department for over-the-phone assistance with your computer or device at (401) 596-2877 x311

Please feel free to contact the Reference Department at reference@westerlylibrary.org.

Please contact kids@westerlylibrary.org for questions regarding the Kids Department. 

Please contact teens@westerlylibrary.org for questions regarding the Teens Department.

If you have technology questions you can reach that department at