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Adult Events

March 29, 2017

6:00pm - 7:45pm
Join the Westerly Library and Wilcox Park, for a free presentation by the Westerly Police Department about recognizing common scams and keeping yourself safe from identity theft.   Rescheduled from March 14th to March 29th
Audience: Adult

March 30, 2017

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.
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

March 31, 2017

5:00pm - 7:00pm
"James and the Giant Peach Interactive Movie" on Friday, March 31st, that the event has been postponed to low registration numbers. If you are looking for another truly wonderful experience with James and the Giant Peach we welcome you to join us and Stonington Free Library at the United Theater... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

April 01, 2017

10:00am - 1:00pm
AARP membership is NOT required, and the program is open to taxpayers of all ages and backgrounds. What you'll need: Social security card and photo ID Copy of last year's tax return Bring ALL tax documents, including Social Security statement If married, both spouses should come.... Read more
Audience: Adult

April 01, 2017

11:00am - 1:30pm
In continuation of our One Family, One Book collaboration with Stonington Free Library...Join your community at the United Theatre and enjoy a movie screening of Roald Dahl's first bestselling story, James and the Giant Peach! Refreshments available. REGISTRATION REQUIRED-LIMITED SEATING. Call... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

April 01, 2017

12:30pm - 3:00pm
Join Ellie Coffey in our Makerspace for the first in a multi-part workshop about learning how to quilt!  In this first portion, 7 students will be taught how to create the top of their quilt, and how to baste it.  They will also be taught how to hand quilt the design, with the expectation that the... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

April 03, 2017

4:00pm - 7:00pm
AARP membership is NOT required, and the program is open to taxpayers of all ages and backgrounds. What you'll need: Social security card and photo ID Copy of last year's tax return Bring ALL tax documents, including Social Security statement If married, both spouses should come.... Read more
Audience: Adult

April 04, 2017

2:00pm - 3:00pm
AARP Fraud Watch Network will present a free discussion for people of all ages on how to spot and avoid identity theft and fraud so that you can protect yourself and your family. Open to all age groups and backgrounds - AARP membership is not required. Please register for this free seminar below or... Read more
Audience: Adult

April 04, 2017

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... Read more
Audience: Adult
6:00pm - 7:30pm
WRAP (Westerly Regional Arts Partnership) and the Westerly Library present a Marketing for Self-Published Authors panel at the Westerly Library at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, April 4. Panelists will provide advice on what to do after your book is published: how to get your book in local bookstores; how to... Read more
Audience: Adult

April 04, 2017

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.
Audience: Adult, Teen

April 05, 2017

10:00am - 12:00pm
Audience: Adult

April 05, 2017

5:00pm - 7:45pm
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Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

April 05, 2017

6:00pm - 7:00pm
New to using computers?  We're well aware of how frusturating and intimidating it can be to catch up with new technology, especially when everyone else seems like an expert. In this class on basic computer use, we'll cover how to use a mouse or touchpad to interact with a computer, and perform a... Read more
Audience: Adult

April 06, 2017

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.
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen
6:00pm - 7:45pm
Audience: Adult

April 07, 2017

4:30pm - 5:30pm
We will have LEGO's and LEGO Duplos out so you can come and build as long as your hearts desire...
Audience: Adult, Kids

April 07, 2017

4:00pm - 5:00pm
This workshop is designed to introduce job seekers to Indeed.com, the most widely used job site worldwide. You will learn how to: Sign up to use Indeed.com Navigate the website Use filters to search for job postings Upload a resume/cover letter and apply online This course is an introductory course... Read more
Audience: Adult

April 08, 2017

11:00am - 12:30pm
Straight out of Nick Bruel’s infamous series, Bad Kitty will be here to wreak havoc and not think twice about it. In celebration of RI Library Day, we will have a special Meet & Greet with Bad Kitty that you will not, we repeat, NOT want to miss! April 8th | Event starts at 11a.m. No... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids
10:00am - 1:00pm
AARP membership is NOT required, and the program is open to taxpayers of all ages and backgrounds. What you'll need: Social security card and photo ID Copy of last year's tax return Bring ALL tax documents, including Social Security statement If married, both spouses should come.... Read more
Audience: Adult

April 08, 2017

12:30pm - 3:00pm
Join Ellie Coffey in our Makerspace for the second in a three part workshop about learning how to quilt!  In this introduction, 7 new students will be shown how to create the top of their quilt and baste it.  They will then be shown how to hand quilt the design, with the expectation that the... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

April 10, 2017

4:00pm - 7:00pm
AARP membership is NOT required, and the program is open to taxpayers of all ages and backgrounds. What you'll need: Social security card and photo ID Copy of last year's tax return Bring ALL tax documents, including Social Security statement If married, both spouses should come.... Read more
Audience: Adult

April 10, 2017

6:00pm - 7:45pm
Join the URI Master Gardeners for a presentation on insects in the garden!
Audience: Adult

April 11, 2017

9:00am - 1:00pm
Westerly Library will have a delayed opening until 1 pm for staff development.
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

April 11, 2017

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Afternoon Book Group This month's selection: "Among Schoolchildren" by Tracy Kidder Tracy Kidder -- the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Soul of a New Machine and the extraordinary national bestseller House -- spent nine months in Mrs. Zajac's fifth-grade... Read more
Audience: Adult

April 11, 2017

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... Read more
Audience: Adult

April 11, 2017

6:00pm - 7:00pm
New to using computers?  We're well aware of how frusturating and intimidating it can be to catch up with technology, especially when everyone else seems like an expert. In this class on basic computer use, we'll introduce you to the Windows 10 desktop, learn a bit about files and programs and how... Read more
Audience: Adult

April 11, 2017

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.
Audience: Adult, Teen

April 12, 2017

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Audience: Adult

April 12, 2017

6:30pm - 7:45pm
Join John Graham and Friends for Musical and Other Firsts Musicians John Graham, John Curran, Audrey Kaiser, Alice Cooper, Karen Toy, Will Herern and Dennis Pratt will present a musical recital in the Auditorium.
Audience: Adult

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