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January 23
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4:30pm - 5:30pm
  Join the  Stonington Free Library and Westerly Library for our first collaborative family reading program, running January 3 – March 31. Both libraries will offer times to hear the book read aloud, fun activities and an exclusive movie screening celebration at the end of the program. Join in...
January 24
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5:30pm - 7:30pm
Come to the library for a knitting, crochet, needlework, and yarn craft club. Bring your project, work on a project with others, share your technique or learn a new skill, or swap yarn and ideas with fellow yarnies. Join us on the second floor in the Reference Department any time between 5:30 pm...
January 24
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6:00pm - 7:45pm
Managing your own money: How to reduce an asset's cost basis with options. The Contagion of the Tastynation: A presentation for self-directed investors, traders and money managers January 24, 2017 TOPIC: Why should I care about reducing cost basis when I own stocks? Basis is the cost at which you...
January 25
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4:00pm - 5:00pm
January 23
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4:30pm - 5:30pm
  Join the  Stonington Free Library and Westerly Library for our first collaborative family reading program, running January 3 – March 31. Both libraries will offer times to hear the book read aloud, fun activities and an exclusive movie screening celebration at the end of the program. Join in...
January 25
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10:00am - 11:00am
Hop, Skip, Jump, Slide on in for 1 to 3 Year Old Storytime! Join us as we have a fun filled storytime comprised of movement and stories!Parents, Caregivers and children 1 to 3 years old welcome!
January 26
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10:00am - 11:00am
Stories. rhymes, songs and crafting! Our 3 to 5 Year Old Storytime is happening!Join us each week as we venture into a new theme through stories, craft and more! Parents, Caregivers and children ages 3 to 5 welcome!
January 26
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5:30pm - 7:30pm
All ages and experience levels are welcome. All you need is a desire to learn more about the game of chess. Chess sets and roll up boards will be provided.
February 01
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10:00am - 11:00am
Hop, Skip, Jump, Slide on in for 1 to 3 Year Old Storytime! Join us as we have a fun filled storytime comprised of movement and stories!Parents, Caregivers and children 1 to 3 years old welcome!
February 01
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11:00am - 12:00pm
Our homeschoolers book club is for ages 7 and up. Pre-register online BEFORE January 25th . Our book for this session is "Chasing Vermeer" by Blue Balliett. Books will be provided at the first session, please do NOT read the book beforehand. Enter in the CHILD'S name on the...
January 23
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4:00pm - 6:00pm
Come on down to the teen space, where we craft with just about anything on Mondays. Perler beads, duct tape, origami, beads, buttons, and more! Every Monday, drop-in any time between 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. to get your craftin' on! Pinterested ideas welcome. 
January 23
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4:30pm - 5:30pm
  Join the  Stonington Free Library and Westerly Library for our first collaborative family reading program, running January 3 – March 31. Both libraries will offer times to hear the book read aloud, fun activities and an exclusive movie screening celebration at the end of the program. Join in...
January 24
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4:00pm - 6:00pm
EVENT CANCELLED-WILL RESCHEDULE The spotlight will be on you tonight! Come share your talent: be it writing, improv,  singing, or any other talent you’d like to showcase. Email Kelsey at kmatthews@westerlylibrary.org to register.     
January 24
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3:30pm - 4:45pm
It's exam time! Come de-stress at the library! We'll have snacks, coloring, perler beads, duct tape, and all kinds of different crafts! 
January 26
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3:00pm - 6:00pm
Need help completing an assignment? Got some homework that you can't seem to finish? Come by the teen space and we'll help you with everything from studying strategies to writing edits. Drop in anytime from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
January 26
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4:30pm - 5:30pm
Sunday, May 21
9:00am - 3:00pm
The 35th Annual Garden Market Fair - a Festival of Plants takes place on Sunday, May 21st, 2017, from 9 am to 3 pm in Wilcox Park.  Vendors from Rhode Island and Connecticut will be selling annuals, perennials, trees, shrubs, vegetables, herbs, and garden accessories. There will be a large... Read More
Saturday, May 27
10:00am - 5:00pm
The Ocean Community Chamber of Commerce proudly hosts the ... Read More
Sunday, May 28
10:00am - 5:00pm
The Ocean Community Chamber of Commerce proudly hosts the ... Read More
Saturday, June 24
6:00pm - 10:00pm
SUMMER POPS 2017Produced, Presented and Performed by The Chorus of WesterlyWith the Pops Festival OrchestraAndrew Howell, conductor The Chorus of Westerly's 37th Annual Summer Pops takes place on Saturday, June 24th, 2017.... Read More
The Hoxie Gallery, named after William D. and Lavinia B. Hoxie, is a public art gallery that generally displays the work of local area artists. In keeping with the overall mission of the Memorial and... Read More
On Display:
Wednesday, October 5, 2016 to Saturday, October 29, 2016