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Events Listing

October 22, 2020

3:00pm - 4:00pm
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
Audience: Teen

October 24, 2020

10:30am - 12:30pm
Adult Writers Workshop will meet every Saturday via Zoom. Share work, discuss readings, and write in response to prompts in this group-led writing workshop. All experience levels and genre interests welcome.  Please contact Allynn at awilkinson@... Read more
Audience: Adult

October 26, 2020

10:00am - 5:00pm
Come grab a take & make craft from the teen space! Supplies limited, one per teen please. 
Audience: Teen

October 26, 2020

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Starting to think about what you'd like for a job or career but not clear on your options? Let us show you some of the resources you can use to make informed decisions for your future!  *Online registration required at least one day prior. Please email ... Read more
Audience: Teen

October 26, 2020

4:00pm - 4:15pm
  Don’t lose your cool! Check out some fun tips, tricks and activities to help keep calm and school on!  Find these short, pre-recorded videos on our  Westerly Library & Wilcox Park YouTube Channel    
Audience: Kids

October 26, 2020

4:30pm - 4:45pm
Join Bill, as he demonstrates how you too can make your own movie magic, with stop motion animation! Watch this pre-recorded tutorial on our Westerly Library & Wilcox Park Youtube channel!
Audience: Kids, Teen

October 27, 2020

10:00am - 10:15am
Enjoy these pre-recorded storytimes on our Westerly Library & Wilcox Park YouTube Channel    
Audience: Kids
10:00am - 11:15am
Join a virtual sitdown with our library staff for advice on job hunting!  Each week we'll discuss a different set of topics about being a job seeker, and how to make your candidacy stand out from the crowd, and try to answer your questions and advice.  Specific topics will be announced a couple of... Read more
Audience: Adult

October 27, 2020

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

October 27, 2020

5:30pm - 7:30pm
While the library is closed the Knit and Crochet Group is still meeting virtually!  For more information please email cwalsh@westerlylibrary.org.
Audience: Adult

October 28, 2020

9:30am - 10:00am
STRETCH & STRENGTHENSummer ESSENTRICS featured at Wilcox Park!Ready for a workout that gets results and relieves pain & stiffness?!  The class is held behind the Park pond near the YMCA. Heather Van Dam is a certified Essentrics Instructor, ACSM certified Group Exercise Instructor and NAFC... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

October 28, 2020

4:00pm - 4:45pm
Join our virtual book club, aimed at homeschoolers, but all are welcome! This months book: The Witches by Roald Dahl Online pre-registration is... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

October 29, 2020

3:00pm - 3:45pm
Join us as we talk about all things local and ghoulish! From Mercy Brown to Lovecraft we'll see the darker side of Rhode Island's history and culture!  *Online registration required at least one day prior. Please email ... Read more
Audience: Teen

October 29, 2020

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Thursday, October 29, 2020  6:30 PM via Zoom Virtual Author Talk with Marc Zimmer "The State of Science and the Need for Setting Limits on Science" Registration is... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

October 30, 2020

4:30pm - 5:00pm
Show off your costume, participate in Librarian Fear Factor, ghoulish jokes and riddles, and more! Pre-registrants will be sent the Zoom login information
Audience: Kids

October 31, 2020

10:30am - 12:30pm
Adult Writers Workshop will meet every Saturday via Zoom. Share work, discuss readings, and write in response to prompts in this group-led writing workshop. All experience levels and genre interests welcome.  Please contact Allynn at awilkinson@... Read more
Audience: Adult

November 02, 2020

3:00pm - 4:00pm
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, please download the Kahoot app! *Online registration required at least one day prior. Please email... Read more
Audience: Teen

November 02, 2020

4:00pm - 4:15pm
  Don’t lose your cool! Check out some fun tips, tricks and activities to help keep calm and school on!  Find these short, pre-recorded videos on our  Westerly Library & Wilcox Park YouTube Channel    
Audience: Kids

November 03, 2020

9:00am - 4:00pm
Come grab a bag of supplies from the ‘Kids’ tote that will be located in the Children's Room Please note, supplies are limited, first come, first serve,we are unable to reserve or set aside crafts. 1 per child
Audience: Kids

November 03, 2020

10:00am - 11:15am
Join a virtual sitdown with our library staff for advice on job hunting!  Each week we'll discuss a different set of topics about being a job seeker, and how to make your candidacy stand out from the crowd, and try to answer your questions and advice.  Specific topics will be announced a couple of... Read more
Audience: Adult

November 03, 2020

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

November 03, 2020

5:30pm - 7:30pm
While the library is closed the Knit and Crochet Group is still meeting virtually!  For more information please email cwalsh@westerlylibrary.org.
Audience: Adult

November 04, 2020

4:00pm - 4:15pm
November Challenge: "Movin' on up" Items needed: 8-12 cups, one of which is a different color Go to our Westerly Library & Wilcox Park Youtub... Read more
Audience: Kids

November 04, 2020

5:30pm - 6:30pm
Audience: Adult

November 05, 2020

3:00pm - 4:00pm
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 (roughly) every other Thursday from 3-4pm for a digital open discussion on anything book or writing related! We'll be using Zoom, and you... Read more
Audience: Teen

November 05, 2020

4:00pm - 4:15pm
Come join Meagan and Judy of the children’s room as they demonstrate easy recipes this fall and winter on Cooks with Books! Each month we will prepare a recipe that will be warm and healthy, but may require some adult assistance. Go to our ... Read more
Audience: Kids

November 07, 2020

10:30am - 12:30pm
Adult Writers Workshop will meet every Saturday via Zoom. Share work, discuss readings, and write in response to prompts in this group-led writing workshop. All experience levels and genre interests welcome.  Please contact Allynn at awilkinson@... Read more
Audience: Adult

November 09, 2020

4:00pm - 4:15pm
  Don’t lose your cool! Check out some fun tips, tricks and activities to help keep calm and school on!  Find these short, pre-recorded videos on our  Westerly Library & Wilcox Park YouTube Channel    
Audience: Kids

November 10, 2020

10:00am - 10:15am
Enjoy these pre-recorded storytimes on our Westerly Library & Wilcox Park YouTube Channel    
Audience: Kids
10:00am - 11:15am
Join a virtual sitdown with our library staff for advice on job hunting!  Each week we'll discuss a different set of topics about being a job seeker, and how to make your candidacy stand out from the crowd, and try to answer your questions and advice.  Specific topics will be announced a couple of... Read more
Audience: Adult

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