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Events Listing

May 10, 2018

6:00pm - 7:30pm
New to using computers?  We're well aware of how frusturating and intimidating it can be to catch up with technology, especially when everyone else seems like an expert. In this class on basic computer use, we'll introduce you to the Windows 10 desktop, learn a bit about files and programs and how... Read more
Audience: Adult
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Feeling stressed by too much clutter?  Join us for a teen-led program!  We will Learn about the philosophy of the Konmari Method, based on the book by Marie Kondo, Spark Joy: An Illustrated Master Class on the Art of Organizing and Tidying Up.  Teens are asked to bring a little bit of clothing to... Read more
Audience: Teen

May 11, 2018

9:00am - 4:00pm
Training for direct care professionals working with those who have Alzheimer's disease. Please register here.
Audience:

May 11, 2018

1:00pm - 4:00pm
Drop in to the Teen Space for a little therapeutic painting session. No painting skills required! Just mix colors, have fun, and express yourself. Materials will be provided, but are limited. Feel free to bring your own materials--including canvas and paints! 
Audience: Teen

May 12, 2018

10:00am - 11:00am
Adult Writers Workshop will meet each Saturday morning in May at 10am. Share work, discuss readings, and write in response to prompts in this group-led prose writing workshop. All experience levels and genre interests welcome. Please contact Erik at ... Read more
Audience: Adult

May 14, 2018

3:00pm - 6:00pm
  Come make unique crafts with paper.  We will be doing origami, making journals, or upcycling paper into other unique crafts.  On Monday May 15th we will create/collage book jackets.
Audience: Teen

May 14, 2018

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Audience: Adult
6:00pm - 7:45pm
Historical Significance and Cultural Practices of Wilcox Park - Alan Peck, Wilcox Park Superintendent.   Wilcox Park was listed in the National Registry of Historic Places in 1978; designated a Medallion Park by the ASLA in 1999; and deemed a "nationally significant" listing in the National... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

May 14, 2018

6:00pm - 7:30pm
The internet is one of the most powerful tools that we use in our everyday lives.  From streaming videos, to doing research, to keeping in touch with our family, it touches all parts of our life, and is a constant companion that it seems like everyone else just assumes you know how to use.  When... Read more
Audience: Adult

May 15, 2018

2:00pm - 3:00pm
A Westerly Library Presentation A discussion of crime and investigations (A Q & A period and book signing will follow the talk) May 15th, 2018 at 2 P.M.        Andy Rosenzweig has an authentic voice as a result of over 30 years fighting crime and corruption in New York City His career was... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

May 15, 2018

4:00pm - 6:00pm
  Join us playing board games and card games in the teen space! We have everything from the Game of Life to Cribbage. Snacks provided.  
Audience: Teen

May 15, 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

May 15, 2018

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

May 16, 2018

10:00am - 3:00pm
Open to all Rhode Islanders who have may have experienced a recent life change and are in need of health insurance for 2018.
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May 16, 2018

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: Adult, Kids

May 17, 2018

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

May 17, 2018

2:00pm - 5:00pm
  Channel your Crayola Zen with some relaxing (environmental themed for Earth Day) coloring pages. Feel free to bring outside materials!  
Audience: Teen

May 17, 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

May 17, 2018

6:00pm - 7:30pm
The internet is one of the most powerful tools that we use in our everyday lives.  From streaming videos, to doing research, to keeping in touch with our family, it touches all parts of our life, and is a constant companion that it seems like everyone else just assumes you know how to use.  When... Read more
Audience: Adult

May 18, 2018

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Take action about environmental issues in our community.  How can we go green here?  Become a part of Teens Against Pollution!  Plan petitions, write letters to the editor, make activist art.
Audience: Teen

May 19, 2018

10:00am - 11:00am
Adult Writers Workshop will meet each Saturday morning in May at 10am. Share work, discuss readings, and write in response to prompts in this group-led prose writing workshop. All experience levels and genre interests welcome. Please contact Erik at ... Read more
Audience: Adult

May 20, 2018

9:00am - 3:00pm
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen
9:00am - 3:00pm
Ask a Master Gardener and ge 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

May 21, 2018

6:00pm - 7:30pm
If you're a fan of books and food, this club is for you! Once a month, the Cookbook Club meets in the 3rd floor Terrace Room. Each month we focus on a different cookbook: we choose recipes to prepare and share with the group, and discuss the cookbook over a delicious meal! This month, we will be... Read more
Audience: Adult

May 21, 2018

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Whether it be something as simple as typing a letter, or as complex as writing a novel, everyone needs to make use of a word processing program at some point.  For people who don't use one regularly, the sheer variety of options and commands that are offered can be completely overwhelming,... Read more
Audience: Adult

May 22, 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

May 22, 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

May 22, 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

May 23, 2018

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: Adult, Kids

May 23, 2018

6:00pm - 7:45pm
Audience: Adult

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