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Events Listing

April 13, 2021

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.... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen
1:00pm - 2:00pm
"News of the World" by Paulette Jiles In the aftermath of the Civil War, an aging itinerant news reader agrees to transport a young captive... Read more
Audience: Adult

April 13, 2021

5:30pm - 7:30pm
The Knit and Crochet Group is still meeting virtually!  For more information and to participate please email cwalsh@westerlylibrary.org
Audience: Adult

April 14, 2021

10:00am - 10:15am
Join Señor David, once a month, for a fun and interactive bilingual storytime. To watch, please visit our Facebook Page (Westerly Library & Wilcox Park) and click on the 'Live' tab at the top. ... Read more
Audience: Kids

April 14, 2021

12:30pm - 2:00pm
Do you have problems with technology?Do you have questions about new gadgets?Do you have frustrations with the internet? Come join us every Wednesday afternoon via Zoom.We can't promise to fix all your issues but we can guarantee you'll have an enjoyable and informative time!... Read more
Audience: Adult

April 14, 2021

5:00pm - 5:45pm
Have you ever envied "runners", or wanted to participate in a 5k but didn't know where to start? If so, the Westerly Library Couch to 5k Run Club is the place for you! Join our Facebook group... Read more
Audience: Adult

April 14, 2021

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Our Cookbook Club is meeting virtually! Please join us once a month via Zoom to share our experiences with recipes from the selected cookbook. Books will be held at Circulation for checkout at the beginning of the month. Registration is required for this program. ... Read more
Audience: Adult

April 15, 2021

11:00am - 12:00pm
Join us on Zoom for a fun and informational meetup designed for older adults and caregivers! Each meeting, we'll have a different guest to highlight a program or service in town that you may not have heard of. We'll also have time to chat and socialize with one another. This week, Suzanne... Read more
Audience: Adult

April 15, 2021

4:00pm - 4:45pm
Join your teen librarians to play some fun and weird virtual games! Play using a computer and smart phone or tablet. We'll be using Zoom, and you can find information how to use it here. Email... Read more
Audience: Teen

April 16, 2021

10:00am - 10:20am
Join our Children's Room staff as each week we do a short storytime through Facebook Live. Participants can go to our Facebook Page (Westerly Library & Wilcox Park) and click on the 'Live' tab at the... Read more
Audience: Kids

April 19, 2021

9:00am - 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. Kits are limited, one per... Read more
Audience: Adult

April 19, 2021

3:00pm - 3:45pm
Interested in making a change in your community? Join us in a discussion of what’s going on in the world and what you can do to help! *Online registration required at least one day prior, please email teens@westerlylibrary.org.
Audience: Teen

April 19, 2021

6:00pm - 7:00pm
If you’ve always wanted to compost, and compost right, this presentation is for you! In this virtual presentation, Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corporation (RIRRC) will give you all the information you need to start composting in your backyard. Topics covered... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

April 20, 2021

9:00am - 9:15am
Come into the Children's Room, starting at 9am on April 20th, to pick up the materials you need to follow along with our YouTube video, and make your own Shrinky Dink Keychain! Geared at ages 7 and up. Supplies... Read more
Audience: Kids

April 20, 2021

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.... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

April 20, 2021

5:30pm - 7:30pm
The Knit and Crochet Group is still meeting virtually!  For more information and to participate please email cwalsh@westerlylibrary.org
Audience: Adult

April 21, 2021

10:00am - 10:45am
Join Miss Becca as we paint Baby Yoda from the Mandalorian, in honor of the upcoming "May the 4th"! Pre-registrants will be sent a link and password to join the Zoom program the day before the program. Please check your spam folder *ONLINE PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED* Please... Read more
Audience: Kids

April 21, 2021

12:30pm - 2:00pm
Do you have problems with technology?Do you have questions about new gadgets?Do you have frustrations with the internet? Come join us every Wednesday afternoon via Zoom.We can't promise to fix all your issues but we can guarantee you'll have an enjoyable and informative time!... Read more
Audience: Adult

April 21, 2021

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Join us on Zoom as we discuss movies from 1951 - The Day the Earth Stood Still Sunset Boulevard Ace in the Hole As well as discussing the movies, we always love to share recommendations about movies and tv shows. It's always fun and laughs are... Read more
Audience:

April 21, 2021

5:00pm - 5:45pm
Have you ever envied "runners", or wanted to participate in a 5k but didn't know where to start? If so, the Westerly Library Couch to 5k Run Club is the place for you! Join our Facebook group... Read more
Audience: Adult

April 21, 2021

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Your body is full of trillions of bacteria, viruses and fungi. They are collectively known as the microbiome. While some bacteria are associated with disease, others are actually extremely important for your immune system, heart, weight and many other aspects of health. Dr. Kathleen Cannon supports... Read more
Audience: Adult

April 22, 2021

9:00am - 9:15am
Come into the Children's Room starting at 9am on April 22nd, to pick up the materials you need to follow along with our YouTube video, and make your own mini Fimo clay cake! Geared towards ages 7 and up.... Read more
Audience: Kids

April 22, 2021

4:00pm - 4:45pm
Looking for some book recommendations? Or want to chat about what you've been reading? Maybe want feedback on something you're writing? Join your teen librarians every fourth Thursday of the month from 4-4:45pm for a digital open discussion on anything book or writing related! We'll be using Zoom,... Read more
Audience: Teen

April 22, 2021

6:00pm - 7:30pm
In partnership with the Westerly Land Trust, please join us for a virtual panel discussion to celebrate Earth Day! Inspired by the Westerly Land Trust’s podcast of the same name, the Voices of the Land webinar will feature local land conservation and environmental heroes. Listen as this panel... Read more
Audience: Adult

April 23, 2021

10:00am - 10:20am
Join our Children's Room staff as each week we do a short storytime through Facebook Live. Participants can go to our Facebook Page (Westerly Library & Wilcox Park) and click on the 'Live' tab at the... Read more
Audience: Kids

April 26, 2021

3:00pm - 3:45pm
Join us for some trivia fun! We’ll be meeting through Zoom and using Kahoot. Topics will vary.  The easiest way to participate is with both a computer and a smart phone or tablet, please download the Kahoot app! *Online registration required at least one day prior. Please email... Read more
Audience: Teen

April 27, 2021

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.... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

April 27, 2021

5:30pm - 7:30pm
The Knit and Crochet Group is still meeting virtually!  For more information and to participate please email cwalsh@westerlylibrary.org
Audience: Adult

April 28, 2021

12:30pm - 2:00pm
Do you have problems with technology?Do you have questions about new gadgets?Do you have frustrations with the internet? Come join us every Wednesday afternoon via Zoom.We can't promise to fix all your issues but we can guarantee you'll have an enjoyable and informative time!... Read more
Audience: Adult

April 28, 2021

5:00pm - 5:45pm
Have you ever envied "runners", or wanted to participate in a 5k but didn't know where to start? If so, the Westerly Library Couch to 5k Run Club is the place for you! Join our Facebook group... Read more
Audience: Adult

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