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Events Listing

October 23, 2018

5:30pm - 7:30pm
Come to the library for our friendly knitting, crochet, needlework, and yarn craft club. Bring your project, share your techniques or learn a new skill as you social with other crafters. Join us on the second floor in the Reference Department any time between 5:30 pm and 7:30 pm every Tuesday.  ... Read more
Audience: Adult
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Tuesday, October 23rd, 2018, at 6 pm in the Library Auditorium. The Southern URI Master Gardeners presents "Gardening for Wildlife" by Kim Calcagno, Refuge Manager at Audubon Society of Rhode Island.  The talk will introduce gardeners to techniques, design ideas, and plant choices for attracting... Read more
Audience: Adult

October 23, 2018

6:00pm - 7:45pm
Whether you're an amatuer quilter looking for advice, or an experienced one with throws on every piece of furniture in your home, you're welcome to join this casual club at the library.  Bring questions, ideas, and projects to work on while you socialize with the other quilters.   Meets every... Read more
Audience: Adult

October 23, 2018

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Renaissance Toastmasters of Westerly, gathers twice a month (2nd & 4th Tuesdays) to share stories and get comfortable... Read more
Audience: Adult
6:00pm - 6:45pm
Meditation group--all ages and experience levels are welcome! Join us in the Terrace Room of the Westerly Library on Tuesday evening from 6:00 - 6:45 pm.
Audience: Adult, Teen

October 24, 2018

10:00am - 10:45am
**THIS EVENT IS NOW CLOSED** Homeschoolers Book Group (Ages 11 and up) October Book: Closed for the Season by Mary Downing Hahn Time: 10-10:45am Dates: 10/3, 10/10, 10/17, 10/24 Each meeting in October, we will be... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen
10:00am - 10:45am
  Join us as we venture through song and story each week in our 1-3 Year Old Storytime. It's the perfect time to spend with your little one!
Audience: Kids

October 24, 2018

4:00pm - 6:00pm
"Every October, artists all over the world take on the Inktober drawing challenge by doing one ink drawing a day the entire month. Everyone can participate, just pick up a pen and start drawing," says the original creator of the monthly drawing practice, Jake Parker.  Find... Read more
Audience: Teen

October 24, 2018

4:30pm - 7:30pm
  Come join us at robotics practice! We are a group of 7th-12th graders who meet at the library once or 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... Read more
Audience: Teen

October 24, 2018

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Audience: Kids

October 24, 2018

6:00pm - 7:30pm
This is a information session for anyone who is interested in becoming a foster parent in Westerly, RI. Wednesday, October 24th at 6pm.
Audience: Adult

October 25, 2018

10:00am - 11:30am
Literacy Volunteers of Washington County offers a  free conversation classes for English language learners looking to  improve their conversation skills and make new friends. Every Thursday morning at 10 am in the Roberts Room. 
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October 25, 2018

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

October 25, 2018

3:30pm - 5:30pm
It's back after our summer and rug hiatus! Join us for teen anime. We'll have drawing supplies, perler beads, and more! Everyone who shows up can vote on the anime we watch.  We'll also be snacking on pocky while watching anime.  See you there!
Audience: Teen

October 25, 2018

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

October 25, 2018

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Welcoming all ages and experience!  Stop by the Makerspace to play or learn the venerable game of whist in a fun and relaxed environment.  No supplies are necessary.
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

October 26, 2018

4:00pm - 5:45pm
  Come join us at robotics practice! We are a group of 7th-12th graders who meet at the library once or 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... Read more
Audience: Teen

October 26, 2018

4:00pm - 5:30pm
  Help us shape the future of the Teen Space!  We want to hear your ideas about the library and the world.  Have a skill or hobby you want to share with other teens?  Need a space to do something you can't elsewhere?  Pitch new program ideas, suggest new additions to our collection, and earn... Read more
Audience: Teen

October 27, 2018

9:00am - 12:00pm
Ask a Master Gardener and get a free soil test! Bring your garden questions, insects, damaged leaves, etc.!  Get research-based answers to all your gardening questions.  Have your soil tested and get advice on how to improve it!  URI Master Gardeners will be on the Esplanade outside the Library (... Read more
Audience: Adult

October 27, 2018

10:00am - 11:30am
Tour Wilcox Park.  Wilcox Park is home to many native trees and shrubs, and has several gardens planted mainly with natives.  Learn about the value of natives, and see the native gardens and plants in the Park.  URI Master Gardeners will lead you around one loop of the Park, beginning and ending at... Read more
Audience: Adult
10:00am - 2:00pm
Drop-In between 10am - 2pm to make your creation!
Audience: Kids

October 27, 2018

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Join us to play dungeons and dragons! We will explain all the rules and play through a long-running adventure story. All game pieces will be included; all you need to bring is a willingness to learn and play!    Spots are Limited.   Event Category: Teen   Event Locations: Teen Room, Makerspace Some... Read more
Audience: Teen

October 29, 2018

5:30pm - 7:00pm
Literacy Volunteers of Washington County offers a  free conversation classes for English language learners looking to  improve their conversation skills and make new friends Every Monday Evening at 5:30 pm in the Roberts Room
Audience:

October 29, 2018

6:30pm - 9:00pm
Dante Society presents Italian Film Festival  It Started in Naples Monday, October 29th at 6:30 pm Mike Hamilton, a Philadelphia lawyer, comes to Naples to settle the estate of his long estranged "black sheep" brother. Once there, he discovers that the deceased has left an eight-year old little... Read more
Audience: Adult

October 29, 2018

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Making has become something of a modern slogan, as the artisian and fabricator begins to find their place in our society again. If you've every been interested in joining the maker movement, stop by the library and get a chance to familiarize yourself with the tools and equipment in our Makerspace... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

October 30, 2018

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

October 30, 2018

3:30pm - 4:30pm
This is a discussion and support group for teens 12-18 about LGBTQ+ stories and issues in books, movies, TV shows, and more. This group will foster discussion, the sharing of stories, and a sense of community for those who identify as LGBTQ+, questioning, or their allies in a welcoming, inclusive,... Read more
Audience: Teen

October 30, 2018

5:30pm - 7:30pm
Come to the library for our friendly knitting, crochet, needlework, and yarn craft club. Bring your project, share your techniques or learn a new skill as you social with other crafters. Join us on the second floor in the Reference Department any time between 5:30 pm and 7:30 pm every Tuesday.  ... Read more
Audience: Adult

October 30, 2018

5:30pm - 7:30pm
Learn how to needle felt!   Join us in the Reference Department for another of our popular needle felting workshops with instructors Kaydie and Amanda.    The class is aimed at beginners and the teaching is relaxed and informal.   The class is free and all supplies will be provided.   Space is... Read more
Audience: Adult

October 30, 2018

6:00pm - 7:45pm
Whether you're an amatuer quilter looking for advice, or an experienced one with throws on every piece of furniture in your home, you're welcome to join this casual club at the library.  Bring questions, ideas, and projects to work on while you socialize with the other quilters.   Meets every... Read more
Audience: Adult

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