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  • Celebrate Margaret Wise Brown’s Birthday with us at the Bunny Statue in Wilcox Park! We will read the Runaway Bunny, Sing ‘Happy Birthday’ and play a few games in her honor! Mike Markowitz will be...
  • Summer Reading is coming soon! Readers of all ages can join in. You can join a Summer Reading Program at one of our desks depending on your age: Those Birth-Entering 5th Grade can join our Children's...
  • Text Message Alerts for Ocean State Libraries' Cardholders, powered by Shoutbomb With the library's Shoutbomb text messaging service, you can use your mobile phone to: Receive text notices about...
  • Come to the library on Tuesday nights for a knitting, crochet, needlework, and yarn craft club. Bring your project, work on a project with others, share your techniques, learn new skills, or swap...

What's Happening

May 22
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10:30am - 12:00pm
Sorry, but this event has been cancelled. Keep an eye out for future events sponsored by AARP. Please register for this free Life Reimagined Checkup! You can register by calling the Reference Desk by calling 401-596-2877, option 3. Sometimes life takes you in a...
May 22
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6:00pm - 7:00pm
Ever had an idea you've wanted to actually build or design?  Join us for these once a month workshops, to learn how to use modeling and design software.  Individuals of all levels of experience are welcomed.
May 23
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10:00am - 11:00am
  Celebrate Margaret Wise Brown’s Birthday with us at the Bunny Statue in Wilcox Park! We will read the Runaway Bunny, Sing ‘Happy Birthday’ and play a few games in her honor! Mike Markowitz will be here to sing with us!Ages 3 and up!  
May 23
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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...
May 23
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6:30pm - 7:45pm
  “Resilience Under Stress” Free Acupuncture Workshop   Learn ways to reduce the...
May 23
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6:00pm - 7:00pm
We all have data that we need to think about, organize, and draw useful conclusions from.  Whether it be a personal or household budget, something for work, or planning for holidays, spreadsheets are often the most useful ways to look at and organize any amount of data quickly. In this class, we'll...
May 23
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10:00am - 11:00am
  Celebrate Margaret Wise Brown’s Birthday with us at the Bunny Statue in Wilcox Park! We will read the Runaway Bunny, Sing ‘Happy Birthday’ and play a few games in her honor! Mike Markowitz will be here to sing with us!Ages 3 and up!  
May 25
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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.
May 27
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10:00am - 5:00pm
The Ocean Community Chamber of Commerce proudly hosts the ...
May 28
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10:00am - 5:00pm
The Ocean Community Chamber of Commerce proudly hosts the ...
May 29
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9:00am - 8:00pm
May 29
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10:00am - 12:00pm
May 22
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4:00pm - 5:00pm
Join us making our own customized triangle peg games! **While supplies last**
May 22
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6:00pm - 7:00pm
Ever had an idea you've wanted to actually build or design?  Join us for these once a month workshops, to learn how to use modeling and design software.  Individuals of all levels of experience are welcomed.
May 23
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3:30pm - 4:30pm
TOP SECRET: MISSION: To investigate various theories   Are you up for the challenge?
May 23
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6:00pm - 6:45pm
Meditation group--all ages and experience levels are welcome! Join us in the Auditorium of the Westerly Library on Tuesday evening, January17, from 6:00 - 6:45 pm.
May 24
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3:30pm - 5:00pm
Come on down to the teen space, where we craft with just about anything on Wednesdays. Perler beads, duct tape, origami, beads, buttons, and more! Every Wednesday, drop-in any time between 3:30 p.m. and 5 p.m. to get your craftin' on! Pinterested ideas welcome. 
May 25
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3:45pm - 5:00pm
Join us for a team-based competitive version of the online game Geoguessr! Show off your geography skills by figuring out where on the world map the game places you. Practice online here before the big event: https://geoguessr.com/maps/world There will...
Tuesday, May 23
10:00am - 11:00am
  Celebrate Margaret Wise Brown’s Birthday with us at the Bunny Statue in Wilcox Park! We will read the Runaway Bunny, Sing ‘Happy Birthday’ and play a few games in her honor! Mike Markowitz will be here to sing with us!Ages 3 and up!  
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
Monday, May 29
10:00am - 12:00pm
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:
Monday, May 1, 2017 to Thursday, June 1, 2017