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Events Listing

September 11, 2018

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Renaissance Toastmasters of Westerly, gathers twice a month (2nd & 4th Tuesdays) to share stories and get comfortable speaking in front of an audience. It is a process that over time helps to build self-confidence. Taking small steps, we eventually master the art of public... Read more
Audience: Adult

September 12, 2018

9:15am - 9:45am
**ONLINE PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED** Homeschoolers Parent/Child Book Group (Ages 7-10) September Book: The Mouse and the Motorcycle by Beverly Cleary Time: 9:15-9:45am Dates: 9/5, 9/12 This parent/child book club... Read more
Audience: Kids

September 12, 2018

10:00am - 10:45am
**ONLINE PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED** Homeschoolers Book Group (Ages 11 and up) September Book: The Girl who drank the Moon by Kelly Barnhill Time: 10-10:45am Dates: 9/5, 9/12/ 9/19, 9/26 Each meeting in September,... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

September 12, 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

September 12, 2018

5:00pm - 7:45pm
Audience:
6:00pm - 7:00pm
LOCAL AUTHOR NONFICTION SPOTLIGHT Wednesday, September 12th at 6PM. Savoy Bookshop & Café and the Westerly Library present the next in our Local Author Spotlight series, featuring nonfiction writers Susan Mara Bregman (New England Neon), Susan Ducharme Hoben (Dying Well) and... Read more
Audience: Adult

September 13, 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

September 14, 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

September 17, 2018

6:00pm - 7:30pm
CHAMPION TREES: The Secret to Their Longevity.   Monday, September 17th at 6 pm.       Wilcox Park is home to more Rhode Island Champion trees than anywhere else in the state!  Champion trees are the... Read more
Audience: Adult
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're using ... Read more
Audience: Adult

September 18, 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
6:30pm - 7:50pm
This workshop, presented by the Alzheimer's Association, was created for those caring for someone with Alzheimer's disease. Though attending all sessions is encouraged, it is not mandatory. Part 4 - Legal and Financial Planning Basic legal and financial considerations will be discussed when... Read more
Audience: Adult

September 18, 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

September 19, 2018

10:00am - 10:45am
**ONLINE PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED** Homeschoolers Book Group (Ages 11 and up) September Book: The Girl who drank the Moon by Kelly Barnhill Time: 10-10:45am Dates: 9/5, 9/12/ 9/19, 9/26 Each meeting in September,... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

September 19, 2018

3:30pm - 5:30pm
It's back after our summer 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 ramen and pocky while watching anime.  See you there!
Audience: Teen

September 19, 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

September 20, 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

September 21, 2018

2:30pm - 5:30pm
Celebrate the last day of Summer & the International Day of Peace at the Teen Space.  We will make sun prints outside in the park and a peace flag inside the Space.
Audience: Teen

September 21, 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

September 22, 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

September 22, 2018

10:30am - 12:00pm
Adult Writers Workshop will meet every Saturday. 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 Erik at ... Read more
Audience: Adult

September 22, 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

September 25, 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

September 25, 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

September 25, 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

September 26, 2018

10:00am - 10:45am
**ONLINE PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED** Homeschoolers Book Group (Ages 11 and up) September Book: The Girl who drank the Moon by Kelly Barnhill Time: 10-10:45am Dates: 9/5, 9/12/ 9/19, 9/26 Each meeting in September,... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

September 26, 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

September 27, 2018

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Welcome to our first Teen Bookwriters meeting! If you love to write, have started but never quite finished a book idea, and want to discuss your ideas with other teen bookwriters, join us during Banned Book Week. You'll get the chance to receive feedback about your writing, practice craft-based... Read more
Audience: Teen

September 27, 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

September 28, 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

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