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In an effort to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19 in our community Westerly Library will be closed until at least April 4th. All programs have been cancelled through April 4th as well. We will continue to communicate with you as our response to this outbreak evolves. Please check back regularly for updates.

Events Listing

March 28, 2020

10:00am - 1:00pm
**This program has been cancelled through April 4th. Please check back for updates**... Read more
Audience: Adult

March 28, 2020

10:30am - 12:00pm
THIS PROGRAM HAS BEEN CANCELLED THROUGH MARCH. Adult Writers Workshop will meet every Saturday. Share work, discuss readings, and write in response... Read more
Audience: Adult

March 28, 2020

10:00am - 1:00pm
Come enjoy a family fun craft led by library staff and volunteers from 10am-10:30, then self-directed until 1pm!
Audience: Kids

March 30, 2020

11:00am - 11:45am
Parents and preschoolers can come and practice motor skills, while having fun and getting messy!
Audience: Kids

March 30, 2020

4:00pm - 7:00pm
**This program has been cancelled through April 4th. Please check back for updates** AARP membership is NOT required, and the program is open to taxpayers of all ages and backgrounds. What you'll need: Social security card and photo ID Copy of last year's tax... Read more
Audience: Adult

March 30, 2020

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Need a quiet space to do your homework? Need a little extra help?  Come in on Mondays  and we can provide that, as well as the basic items you may need to use (rulers, notecards, crayons/markers/colored pencils, etc.) *Parents must remain in the Children’s... Read more
Audience: Kids

March 30, 2020

5:00pm - 7:30pm
THIS PROGRAM HAS BEEN CANCELLED.   Career con artist Roy Courtnay (Ian McKellan) can hardly believe his luck when he meets well-to-do... Read more
Audience: Adult

March 31, 2020

10:00am - 10:45am
Our Tuesday 10 am Family Storytime and Craft with Miss Sandy for all ages!  Join us for wonderful read-alouds, songs and other storytime activities
Audience: Kids

March 31, 2020

1:00pm - 4:00pm
THIS PROGRAM HAS BEEN CANCELLED FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH. Do you, or a loved one, need information on where... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

March 31, 2020

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Even tech gurus need support sometimes.  Stop by the library and pick the brains of our technology staff about those pesky problems that are troubling you.  Feel free to bring a troublesome device with you.
Audience: Adult

March 31, 2020

3:30pm - 5:00pm
Come enjoy a family fun craft led by library staff and volunteers from 3:30-4pm, then self-directed until 5pm!
Audience: Kids

March 31, 2020

5:30pm - 7:30pm
THIS PROGRAM HAS BEEN CANCELLED ... Read more
Audience: Adult

March 31, 2020

6:00pm - 7:45pm
THIS PROGRAM HAS BEEN CANCELLED THRU THE END OF MARCH. Amatuer or experienced sewers are welcome to come by.  Sit down and talk with... Read more
Audience: Adult

April 01, 2020

12:30pm - 2:00pm
**The Art Show has been cancelled** Beyond the Label: Discovering the Individual Art Show... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

April 01, 2020

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Meet fellow seniors and talk about your technology problems!  Learn new skills! Protect yourself online!  Master tech lingo and impress your grand kids!  Computers have become a fact of life whether we like it or not.  This is an opportunity to talk with our technology staff and like minded... Read more
Audience: Adult

April 01, 2020

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Audience:

April 01, 2020

4:00pm - 7:45pm
  Come join us at robotics practice! We are a group of 7th-12th graders who meet at the library twice a week. Activities include designing robots, building them, programming them, driving them, strategizing, keeping records, and 3D design. If you are interested in STEM, or want to build a robot,... Read more
Audience: Teen

April 01, 2020

5:00pm - 5:30pm
Come to one of our information sessions (5:00-5:30 or 5:30-6 PM) and learn about our brand new running group, designed to help almost anyone go from a "non runner" to a "5k distance runner" in 8 weeks, following the C25k® program! This session is not mandatory for participation in... Read more
Audience: Adult
5:30pm - 6:00pm
Come to one of our information sessions (5:00-5:30 or 5:30-6 PM) and learn about our brand new running group, designed to help almost anyone go from a "non runner" to a "5k distance runner" in 8 weeks, following the C25k® program! This session is not mandatory for participation in... Read more
Audience: Adult

April 01, 2020

5:00pm - 6:30pm
**The Art Show has been cancelled** Beyond the Label: Discovering the Individual Art Show... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

April 02, 2020

10:00am - 12:00pm
Ever wanted to build a model boat, but never really knew where to start? Join Ben Ellcome, Director of the Mystic Seaport Sailing Center, and our Technology Coordinator Tim Hayes, in the Library's Makerspace, and learn how to build Footy-class model sailboats. These classes are part of a long... Read more
Audience: Teen

April 02, 2020

10:00am - 10:45am
Hop, skip, jump and wiggle your way to 3-5 Year Old Storytime! This storytime is jam packed with stories, songs, play and crafting!
Audience: Kids

April 02, 2020

3:00pm - 7:00pm
Get a jump start on your Spring garden by starting your seeds indoors! Drop in the library at anytime between 3-7pm, where we will have a variety of seeds to choose from, including lettuce and peas. These specific vegetables do best when started... Read more
Audience: Adult

April 02, 2020

5:30pm - 7:30pm
All ages and experience levels are welcome. All you need is a desire to learn more about the game of chess. Chess sets and roll up boards will be provided.
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

April 02, 2020

6:00pm - 7:30pm
**THIS PROGRAM HAS BEEN CANCELLED** LEARN  the  LANGUAGE  of  IRELAND Classes are held on the First & Third Thursdays of the month from September to June and are FREE... Read more
Audience: Adult

April 03, 2020

10:15am - 10:45am
 Here's a great opportunity to teach young ones to communicate their needs or communicate with others! Each session focuses on a popular story and a craft, and we will showcase simple and useful signs that go along with it! Program is recommended for ages 3 and up Facilitated by members of the... Read more
Audience: Kids

April 03, 2020

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Calling all teen readers: Want to read books before anyone else? Want to help determine what books we add to the young adult collection? Share what you've been reading lately and get to take home a free book! We have advanced reader's copies of the latest YA book releases, courtesy of Savoy... Read more
Audience: Teen

April 03, 2020

4:00pm - 5:45pm
  Come join us at robotics practice! We are a group of 7th-12th graders who meet at the library twice a week. Activities include designing robots, building them, programming them, driving them, strategizing, keeping records, and 3D design. If you are interested in STEM, or want to build a robot,... Read more
Audience: Teen

April 03, 2020

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Call or come in to sign up for a one on one 15 minute time slot to read to a Therapy Dog. This program is designed for independent readers to help boost confidence in reading aloud. Call or come in to reserve your spot for this (p)awesome program! Time slots available:   4:00   ... Read more
Audience: Kids

April 04, 2020

10:00am - 1:00pm
**This program has been cancelled through April 4th. Please check back for updates**... Read more
Audience: Adult

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