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Events Listing

August 04, 2021

9:00am - 8:00pm
This month's exhibit will be with local artist, Eileen Kenny! Her pieces can be viewed in the Hoxie Gallery Wednesday, August 4th through Friday, August 27th during library hours. Artists' Statement: "My first painting, of violets in the grass, was done spontaneously using a friend... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

August 04, 2021

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
Audience: Adult, Teen

August 04, 2021

11:00am - 12:00pm
Free summer lunches for kids and teens.  Anyone under 18 can join us for a takeaway lunch, no income limits or registration required. This program is offered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Summer lunches will be available Monday-Friday, July 1-August 27, 11 am - 12 pm, and can be picked up... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

August 04, 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

August 04, 2021

4:00pm - 4:15pm
Go to our ... Read more
Audience: Kids

August 04, 2021

7:30pm - 9:30pm
The Colonial Theater’s beloved Shakespeare in the Park festival is returning to Wilcox Park for a 30th time with their Summer 2021 production of “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) [Revised]” by Adam Long, Daniel Singer, and Jess Winfield. Please bring your own chairs or blankets... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

August 05, 2021

9:00am - 7:30pm
Join Judy and Meagan as they show you some simple dog and cat treat recipes, and offer a few fun animal book recommendations! Follow along on how to create the recipes on our YouTube channel here, airing at 9am!... Read more
Audience: Kids

August 05, 2021

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, July 8th-August 26th. Cash or check only please.
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

August 05, 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. Register below, or contact... Read more
Audience: Adult
11:00am - 12:00pm
Free summer lunches for kids and teens.  Anyone under 18 can join us for a takeaway lunch, no income limits or registration required. This program is offered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Summer lunches will be available Monday-Friday, July 1-August 27, 11 am - 12 pm, and can be picked up... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

August 06, 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

August 06, 2021

11:00am - 12:00pm
Free summer lunches for kids and teens.  Anyone under 18 can join us for a takeaway lunch, no income limits or registration required. This program is offered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Summer lunches will be available Monday-Friday, July 1-August 27, 11 am - 12 pm, and can be picked up... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

August 07, 2021

10:15am - 11:00am
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 near the gazebo (historic bandstand), weather permitting.  "Zumba is a fitness program that combines Latin and international music with dance moves... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

August 09, 2021

9:00am - 8:00pm
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

August 10, 2021

9:00am - 10:00am
We invite you to join us and Chelsea from Bluebird Yoga for an all levels (beginner friendly) yoga practice in the park Tuesdays at 9:00am! Wake up your body with a gentle stretch followed by flowing movement and strengthening. We will be meeting behind the pond, next to the big tree and near the... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

August 10, 2021

10:00am - 10:30am
Hear about the exciting explorations and stories New England experts from NOAA have encountered! Advance registration is required. You will receive a Zoom invitation the morning of the program. For questions or more information please contact the Children's room x316.... Read more
Audience: Kids

August 10, 2021

11:00am - 12:00pm
Free summer lunches for kids and teens.  Anyone under 18 can join us for a takeaway lunch, no income limits or registration required. This program is offered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Summer lunches will be available Monday-Friday, July 1-August 27, 11 am - 12 pm, and can be picked up... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

August 10, 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
"The Nickel Boys" by Colson Whitehead 1960s Florida. Kept on the straight and narrow by his grandmother, Elwood Curtis is about to enroll in... Read more
Audience: Adult

August 10, 2021

3:00pm - 3:45pm
Join us to learn what you can do to live greener and more sustainably this summer and forever!  Registration is required. For more information or to register please contact teens@westerlylibrary.org... Read more
Audience: Teen

August 10, 2021

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

August 11, 2021

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
Audience: Adult, Teen

August 11, 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

August 11, 2021

11:00am - 12:00pm
Free summer lunches for kids and teens.  Anyone under 18 can join us for a takeaway lunch, no income limits or registration required. This program is offered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Summer lunches will be available Monday-Friday, July 1-August 27, 11 am - 12 pm, and can be picked up... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

August 11, 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

August 11, 2021

7:30pm - 9:30pm
The Colonial Theater’s beloved Shakespeare in the Park festival is returning to Wilcox Park for a 30th time with their Summer 2021 production of “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) [Revised]” by Adam Long, Daniel Singer, and Jess Winfield. Please bring your own chairs or blankets... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

August 12, 2021

9:00am - 7:30pm
Visit our YouTube page for a fun and informational shark video from our local 'Living Shark Museum'! And don't forget to come to the Kid's room to pick up a Grab 'n Go shark craft. You can find our YouTube channel ... Read more
Audience: Kids

August 12, 2021

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, July 8th-August 26th. Cash or check only please.
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

August 12, 2021

11:00am - 12:00pm
Free summer lunches for kids and teens.  Anyone under 18 can join us for a takeaway lunch, no income limits or registration required. This program is offered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Summer lunches will be available Monday-Friday, July 1-August 27, 11 am - 12 pm, and can be picked up... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

August 12, 2021

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Please join us for a virtual lecture on the unique story behind the discovery of a "lost" Auguste Rodin sculpture residing in a New Jersey Borough Hall!  Mallory Mortillaro serves as the Curator of Collections for the Hartley Dodge Foundation in Madison, NJ. While she was cataloging the artwork... Read more
Audience: Adult

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