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*Important update* We are happy to announce, that from September 14th on, walk-ins are now welcome. **Please note, we are still operating at a limited capacity. Reservations are encouraged for anyone wanting to ensure access to the building, however if we have not reached capacity with reservations, walk-ins will be accepted. Monday-Friday hours have also been extended to 9 am - 6 pm | Saturday - Library Take-out Service ONLY 9 am - 1 pm

Events Listing

November 17, 2020

5:30pm - 7:30pm
While the library is closed the Knit and Crochet Group is still meeting virtually!  For more information please email cwalsh@westerlylibrary.org.
Audience: Adult

November 18, 2020

4:00pm - 4:45pm
Join our virtual book club, aimed at homeschoolers, but all are welcome! Come having read this months book "... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

November 18, 2020

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Our Cookbook Club is returning virtually! Please join us once a month to prepare and share recipes from the selected cookbook. Books will be held at Circulation for checkout at the beginning of the month. Pre-registration is required for this program. For more information or to a reserve a... Read more
Audience: Adult

November 19, 2020

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Looking for some book recommendations? Or want to chat about what you've been reading? Maybe want feedback on something you're writing? Join your teen librarians (roughly) every other Thursday from 3-4pm for a digital open discussion on anything book or writing related! We'll be using Zoom, and you... Read more
Audience: Teen

November 21, 2020

10:30am - 12:30pm
Adult Writers Workshop will meet every Saturday via Zoom. 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 Allynn at awilkinson@... Read more
Audience: Adult

November 23, 2020

9:00am - 4:00pm
As we inch closer to the Holiday Season, it's time to start thinking about gifts! From November 16th to December 7th, we will have special "Handmade Holiday" To-Go Kits, with supplies and directions on making beautiful and meaningful handmade gifts for your friends and loved ones (a different kit... Read more
Audience: Adult

November 23, 2020

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Join us for some trivia fun! We’ll be meeting through Zoom and using Kahoot. Topics will vary.  The easiest way to participate is with both a computer and a smart phone, please download the Kahoot app! *Online registration required at least one day prior. Please email... Read more
Audience: Teen

November 23, 2020

4:00pm - 4:15pm
  Don’t lose your cool! Check out some fun tips, tricks and activities to help keep calm and school on!  Find these short, pre-recorded videos on our  Westerly Library & Wilcox Park YouTube Channel    
Audience: Kids

November 24, 2020

10:00am - 10:15am
Enjoy these pre-recorded storytimes on our Westerly Library & Wilcox Park YouTube Channel    
Audience: Kids
10:00am - 11:15am
Join a virtual sitdown with our library staff for advice on job hunting!  Each week we'll discuss a different set of topics about being a job seeker, and how to make your candidacy stand out from the crowd, and try to answer your questions and advice.  Specific topics will be announced a couple of... Read more
Audience: Adult

November 24, 2020

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

November 24, 2020

5:30pm - 7:30pm
While the library is closed the Knit and Crochet Group is still meeting virtually!  For more information please email cwalsh@westerlylibrary.org.
Audience: Adult

November 25, 2020

4:00pm - 4:15pm
Check out this months STEAM building challenge in our Westerly Library and Wilcox Park Youtube channel! Use whatever you have in your house to build with We can’t wait to see your ideas. Get your whole family... Read more
Audience: Kids

November 25, 2020

5:00pm - 8:00pm
The library will close at 5 pm for Thanksgiving.
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

November 26, 2020

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

November 28, 2020

10:30am - 12:30pm
Adult Writers Workshop will meet every Saturday via Zoom. 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 Allynn at awilkinson@... Read more
Audience: Adult

November 30, 2020

9:00am - 4:00pm
As we inch closer to the Holiday Season, it's time to start thinking about gifts! From November 16th to December 7th, we will have special "Handmade Holiday" To-Go Kits, with supplies and directions on making beautiful and meaningful handmade gifts for your friends and loved ones (a different kit... Read more
Audience: Adult

November 30, 2020

10:00am - 5:00pm
Come grab a take & make craft from the teen space! Supplies limited, one per teen please. 
Audience: Teen

November 30, 2020

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Interested in making a change in your community? Join us in a discussion of what’s going on in the world and what you can do to help! *Online registration required at least one day prior
Audience: Teen

November 30, 2020

4:00pm - 4:15pm
  Don’t lose your cool! Check out some fun tips, tricks and activities to help keep calm and school on!  Find these short, pre-recorded videos on our  Westerly Library & Wilcox Park YouTube Channel    
Audience: Kids

December 01, 2020

10:00am - 11:15am
Join a virtual sitdown with our library staff for advice on job hunting!  Each week we'll discuss a different set of topics about being a job seeker, and how to make your candidacy stand out from the crowd, and try to answer your questions and advice.  Specific topics will be announced a couple of... Read more
Audience: Adult

December 01, 2020

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

December 01, 2020

5:30pm - 7:30pm
While the library is closed the Knit and Crochet Group is still meeting virtually!  For more information please email cwalsh@westerlylibrary.org.
Audience: Adult

December 05, 2020

10:30am - 12:30pm
Adult Writers Workshop will meet every Saturday via Zoom. 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 Allynn at awilkinson@... Read more
Audience: Adult

December 07, 2020

9:00am - 4:00pm
As we inch closer to the Holiday Season, it's time to start thinking about gifts! From November 16th to December 7th, we will have special "Handmade Holiday" To-Go Kits, with supplies and directions on making beautiful and meaningful handmade gifts for your friends and loved ones (a different kit... Read more
Audience: Adult

December 08, 2020

10:00am - 10:15am
Enjoy these pre-recorded storytimes on our Westerly Library & Wilcox Park YouTube Channel    
Audience: Kids
10:00am - 11:15am
Join a virtual sitdown with our library staff for advice on job hunting!  Each week we'll discuss a different set of topics about being a job seeker, and how to make your candidacy stand out from the crowd, and try to answer your questions and advice.  Specific topics will be announced a couple of... Read more
Audience: Adult

December 08, 2020

1:00pm - 2:00pm
"Where the Crawdads Sing" by Delia Owens "For years, rumors of the "Marsh Girl" have haunted Barkley Cove, a... Read more
Audience: Adult
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

December 08, 2020

5:30pm - 7:30pm
While the library is closed the Knit and Crochet Group is still meeting virtually!  For more information please email cwalsh@westerlylibrary.org.
Audience: Adult

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