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  • This year we’re bringing you a virtual culinary experience this February - just in time for Valentine’s Day. Participants will receive coveted recipes and exclusive videos featuring food and beverage...
  • This month's exhibit will be with artist Mary Blanchet! Her pieces can be viewed in the Hoxie Gallery through the month of January during library hours. For more information on the exhibit please...
  • We offer many of our programs on our YouTube Channel.  From Author Talks and Take and Make Craft instructions, to Tutorials and Storytimes! You can also subscribe to our channel and receive...
  • Members of organization Project Outreach of Westerly will have a table set up outside the library's Old Main Reading Room the second Friday of every month from 10-11 am. They will be there to aid...

What's Happening

January 18
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10:00am - 7:30pm
During the 3rd week of each month, we will have Crafternoon kits available to-go! Our Adult Crafternoon Kits are available on a first come, first served basis. Kits will be available beginning at 10 a.m. on the 2nd floor of the library, and are limited to one per person please. This month, we're...
January 18
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1:00pm - 4:00pm
During these challenging times individuals need assistance now more than ever. Our volunteer Community Resource Advocate, Susan Rosen, is available to offer help! Susan can be reached via email to offer guidance to connect you or loved ones with local resources available based on specific needs....
January 18
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2:00pm - 3:30pm
Do you have problems with technology?Do you have questions about new gadgets?Do you have frustrations with the internet? NEW day and time!Come join us every Tuesday afternoon at 2PM via...
January 18
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5:30pm - 7:30pm
This program is currently meeting virtually. For more information and to participate please email cwalsh@westerlylibrary.org
January 19
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2:00pm - 3:00pm
This month, we will be discussing three movies that deal with US policy in Afganistan - Lone Survivor Lions for Lambs The Living Daylights Join us on Zoom as we discuss 3 movies (chosen during the previous meeting). As well as discussing the...
January 19
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10:00am - 10:30am
Join Sandy on Tuesdays and Meagan on Wednesdays at 10 am in the Terrace Room for a family storytime and craft to go! The program will be geared towards ages birth through 11 years and must be accompanied by a caregiver.  *Please note: patrons will be in charge of their own social distancing. End...
January 20
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4:00pm - 4:30pm
Keep calm and game on! Come hang out and test your Wii skills (and other fun game) against your friends for bragging rights. This program is for ages 9-12
January 25
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10:00am - 10:30am
Join Sandy on Tuesdays and Meagan on Wednesdays at 10 am in the Terrace Room for a family storytime and craft to go! The program will be geared towards ages birth through 11 years and must be accompanied by a caregiver.  *Please note: patrons will be in charge of their own social distancing. End...
February 01
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10:00am - 10:30am
Join Sandy on Tuesdays and Meagan on Wednesdays at 10 am in the Terrace Room for a family storytime and craft to go! The program will be geared towards ages birth through 11 years and must be accompanied by a caregiver.  *Please note: patrons will be in charge of their own social distancing. End...
February 02
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10:00am - 10:30am
Join Sandy on Tuesdays and Meagan on Wednesdays at 10 am in the Terrace Room for a family storytime and craft to go! The program will be geared towards ages birth through 11 years and must be accompanied by a caregiver.  *Please note: patrons will be in charge of their own social distancing. End...
January 18
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1:00pm - 4:00pm
During these challenging times individuals need assistance now more than ever. Our volunteer Community Resource Advocate, Susan Rosen, is available to offer help! Susan can be reached via email to offer guidance to connect you or loved ones with local resources available based on specific needs....
January 22
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10:30am - 11:30am
Please join us for Zumba in Wilcox Park on Saturday mornings with Yvonne Brown and Tina Pagliusi! Classes are FREE and will be held on the grassy area by the Memorial Fountain, weather permitting. When the weather isn't desirable, the classes will be held on the third floor Terrace room of the...
January 25
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1:00pm - 4:00pm
During these challenging times individuals need assistance now more than ever. Our volunteer Community Resource Advocate, Susan Rosen, is available to offer help! Susan can be reached via email to offer guidance to connect you or loved ones with local resources available based on specific needs....
January 27
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4:00pm - 4:30pm
Join the teen librarian via Zoom or in person for book discussions, recommendations, and creative writing tips! This is a hybrid event and will be held on Zoom and in the Teen space. Zoom attendees may pick up a snack in the library before the meeting date. For the month of January, we will be...
January 29
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10:30am - 11:30am
Please join us for Zumba in Wilcox Park on Saturday mornings with Yvonne Brown and Tina Pagliusi! Classes are FREE and will be held on the grassy area by the Memorial Fountain, weather permitting. When the weather isn't desirable, the classes will be held on the third floor Terrace room of the...
Saturday, May 28
9:00am - 5:00pm
Friday, July 22
7:30pm - 9:00pm
Actual performance to be announced.
Wednesday, July 27
7:30pm - 9:00pm
Actual performance to be announced.
Wednesday, August 03
7:30pm - 9:00pm
Actual performance to be announced.
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
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