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  • Join us for our exciting LEGO stop-motion movie making program, taking place all summer long beginning Wednesday, July 6th at 2 pm in the library's Terrace room on the third floor. Can Batman and...
  • Join the Olean Center for a monthly drop-in art class hosted by Phebe Poppins! Enjoy creating with others in the community. Supplies are provided and this activity is open to all ages. Please click...
  • GrantSelect is an extensive online database which contains more than 16,000 funding opportunities provided by more than 5,100 unique sponsoring organizations. Each record contains information about a...
  • 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...

What's Happening

June 29
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9:30am - 10:00am
STRETCH & STRENGTHEN Ready for a workout that gets results and relieves pain & stiffness?! Get ready to dynamically strengthen and stretch to develop a strong, toned and elongated body with full range of motion! Spring into Summer ESSENTRICS featured at Wilcox Park! Heather Van Dam is a...
June 29
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10:00am - 11:00am
Parent Support Network’s Hope Recovery C.O.R.E. (Community Outreach Response Efforts) Team is a mobile outreach program that operates statewide throughout Rhode Island, meeting individuals “where they are at” both physically and fundamentally.  The CORE Team employs dually certified Peer Recovery...
June 30
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10:00am - 11:00am
Join the Olean Center for a drop-in art class hosted by Phebe Poppins! Enjoy creating with others in the community. Supplies are provided and this activity is open to all ages. In today's activity we will be making decorative PomPom garland! For more information or questions please contact Phebe at...
June 30
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10:00am - 1:00pm
Join the Friends for their Summer Pop-up Book Sales! Look for them out on the esplanade Thursdays from 10 am-1 pm, weather permitting. Cash or check only please. For more information or questions please contact the Friends at friends@westerlylibrary.org...
June 30
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7:00pm - 9:00pm
**This evening's production is cancelled.** Join us and Flock Theatre as they present their adaptation of Peer Gynt, a fantastical play that follows the brash and insatiable Peer as he travels from the Norwegian mountains to the African deserts and back...
June 30
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5:30pm - 7:30pm
Want a chance to hone your skills against a variety of players, including two state champions? Stop by the Westerly Library and Wilcox Park on Thursdays, between 5:30 pm and 7:30 pm for our weekly community Chess Club. Meets are held in the library's Old Main Reading room and players of any skill...
June 29
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10:00am - 10:30am
Please join us on Wednesdays at 10:00 am in the Terrace room for a family storytime! The program will be geared towards ages birth through 11 years when accompanied by a caregiver.  *Please note: masks are optional and patrons will be responsible for their own social distancing. 
June 30
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10:00am - 11:00am
Join the Olean Center for a drop-in art class hosted by Phebe Poppins! Enjoy creating with others in the community. Supplies are provided and this activity is open to all ages. In today's activity we will be making decorative PomPom garland! For more information or questions please contact Phebe at...
June 30
-
10:00am - 1:00pm
Join the Friends for their Summer Pop-up Book Sales! Look for them out on the esplanade Thursdays from 10 am-1 pm, weather permitting. Cash or check only please. For more information or questions please contact the Friends at friends@westerlylibrary.org...
June 30
-
7:00pm - 9:00pm
**This evening's production is cancelled.** Join us and Flock Theatre as they present their adaptation of Peer Gynt, a fantastical play that follows the brash and insatiable Peer as he travels from the Norwegian mountains to the African deserts and back...
June 30
-
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Want a chance to hone your skills against a variety of players, including two state champions? Stop by the Westerly Library and Wilcox Park on Thursdays, between 5:30 pm and 7:30 pm for our weekly community Chess Club. Meets are held in the library's Old Main Reading room and players of any skill...
July 01
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7:00pm - 9:00pm
**This evening's production is cancelled.** Join us and Flock Theatre as they present their adaptation of Peer Gynt, a fantastical play that follows the brash and insatiable Peer as he travels from the Norwegian mountains to the African deserts and back...
June 29
-
9:30am - 10:00am
STRETCH & STRENGTHEN Ready for a workout that gets results and relieves pain & stiffness?! Get ready to dynamically strengthen and stretch to develop a strong, toned and elongated body with full range of motion! Spring into Summer ESSENTRICS featured at Wilcox Park! Heather Van Dam is a...
June 29
-
10:00am - 11:00am
Parent Support Network’s Hope Recovery C.O.R.E. (Community Outreach Response Efforts) Team is a mobile outreach program that operates statewide throughout Rhode Island, meeting individuals “where they are at” both physically and fundamentally.  The CORE Team employs dually certified Peer Recovery...
June 30
-
10:00am - 11:00am
Join the Olean Center for a drop-in art class hosted by Phebe Poppins! Enjoy creating with others in the community. Supplies are provided and this activity is open to all ages. In today's activity we will be making decorative PomPom garland! For more information or questions please contact Phebe at...
June 30
-
10:00am - 1:00pm
Join the Friends for their Summer Pop-up Book Sales! Look for them out on the esplanade Thursdays from 10 am-1 pm, weather permitting. Cash or check only please. For more information or questions please contact the Friends at friends@westerlylibrary.org...
June 30
-
7:00pm - 9:00pm
**This evening's production is cancelled.** Join us and Flock Theatre as they present their adaptation of Peer Gynt, a fantastical play that follows the brash and insatiable Peer as he travels from the Norwegian mountains to the African deserts and back...
June 30
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4:00pm - 5:00pm
Did someone say FREE BOOKS? Teens in grades 7-12 are invited to join our Read Across Rhode Island Book Club this summer! The first 10 registrants will receive a free hardcover copy of this year's Read Across Rhode Island book, Firekeeper's Daughter by Angeline Boulley! The club will discuss...
Wednesday, June 29
9:30am - 10:00am
STRETCH & STRENGTHEN Ready for a workout that gets results and relieves pain & stiffness?! Get ready to dynamically strengthen and stretch to develop a strong, toned and elongated body with full range of motion! Spring into Summer ESSENTRICS featured at Wilcox Park! Heather Van Dam is a... Read More
Thursday, June 30
10:00am - 1:00pm
Join the Friends for their Summer Pop-up Book Sales! Look for them out on the esplanade Thursdays from 10 am-1 pm, weather permitting. Cash or check only please. For more information or questions please contact the Friends at friends@westerlylibrary.org... Read More
Thursday, June 30
7:00pm - 9:00pm
**This evening's production is cancelled.** Join us and Flock Theatre as they present their adaptation of Peer Gynt, a fantastical play that follows the brash and insatiable Peer as he travels from the Norwegian mountains to the African deserts and back... Read More
Thursday, June 30
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Please join us for Zumba classes Thursday evenings with Yvonne Brown and Tina Pagliusi! Classes will be held on the grassy area by the fountain in Wilcox Park, weather permitting.  "When it comes to body sculpting, Zumba® Toning raises the bar (or rather, the toning stick)! It combines targeted... 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
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