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Events Listing

July 20, 2018

10:00am - 11:00am
Animals! Animals! Meet a variety of live animals and discover similarities and differences between them. Are they covered in feathers or fur? How do they move? Where do they live? What do they eat?   Answer these questions and more as you explore the wild animal kingdom.   Presented by... Read more
Audience: Kids

July 20, 2018

11:30am - 2:00pm
Summer Food Program Feeds Kids For Free With summer right around the corner, it’s time to think about keeping children healthy while school is out. Westerly Library & Wilcox Park provides free meals to children during the summer. This summer, FREE... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

July 20, 2018

2:00pm - 5:30pm
Come watch a surprise music-themed movie in the Teen Space!  Popcorn provided.
Audience: Teen

July 21, 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

July 21, 2018

7:00pm - 10:00pm
Buy Your Tickets Now to One Summer Night in Wilcox Park $125.00 per ticket All Proceeds Benefit Westerly Library and Wilcox Park Guest(s) Names (If buying more than one ticket you have the option to change the quantity on the paypal page).  ... Read more
Audience:

July 23, 2018

10:00am - 11:00am
Come join us for some toe-tapping fun, with this participatory/interactive music program for parents and kids, birth to 5 years old.
Audience: Kids
9:30am - 10:30am
Attn:  Boys and Girls in Grades 4-6 Want to join a “COOL” Club this Summer?   Join us on Monday’s from 9:30-10:30 a.m. At the Westerly Public Library under the direction of Mrs. Treb If you like music, art, and reading...you don’t want to miss this!! Based on the Book:  First Rule of Punk, by Celia... Read more
Audience: Kids

July 23, 2018

11:30am - 2:00pm
Summer Food Program Feeds Kids For Free With summer right around the corner, it’s time to think about keeping children healthy while school is out. Westerly Library & Wilcox Park provides free meals to children during the summer. This summer, FREE... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

July 23, 2018

1:00pm - 6:00pm
  Drop in all day and make playlists, mixtape art & write zines. Upcycle old music cds and vinyl records.  Make musical.ly videos. You can also come and take photographs recreating famous album art.  
Audience: Teen

July 23, 2018

6:00pm - 7:45pm
  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

July 24, 2018

10:00am - 11:00am
**PLEASE NOTE: THIS PROGRAM IS AT CRAIG FIELD A fun, energetic intro to self-defense. This is a hands-on, active showcase that will get kids off their butts and learning skills that will boost their confidence and discipline.   Directions to Craig Field (... Read more
Audience: Kids

July 24, 2018

11:30am - 2:00pm
Summer Food Program Feeds Kids For Free With summer right around the corner, it’s time to think about keeping children healthy while school is out. Westerly Library & Wilcox Park provides free meals to children during the summer. This summer, FREE... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

July 24, 2018

2:00pm - 4:00pm
  Animation Nation is back! Get ready to rock & roll through the summer with the return of our stop-motion film making program. Please pre-register. Only 25 slots available and they are sure to go fast! Ages 8-12.       Dates and times:   July 10        10am   July 17        10 am   July 24... Read more
Audience: Kids

July 24, 2018

4:00pm - 5:30pm
Join us to discuss The radius of us by Marie Marquardt.   We will discuss this read, talk about surrounding topics, and pick a book to read for August. Teens are always welcome to come to discuss previous month's reads!  Prior reads include Brazen by Penelope Bagieu, The... Read more
Audience: Teen

July 24, 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

July 24, 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

July 24, 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
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

July 25, 2018

10:00am - 11:00am
A show and tell program on a variety of animals, including different types of bunnies, guinea pigs, chinchillas, ferrets, a rooster, domestic dumbo rats, and Al Pacino the Red Footed Tortoise. Different animals are introduced followed by a bunch of fun facts. The children are then able to pet and... Read more
Audience: Kids

July 25, 2018

9:15am - 10:00am
Come join us for a storytime at the Watch Hill Memorial Library & Improvement Society.
Audience: Kids

July 25, 2018

10:00am - 12:00pm
Join us to play dungeons and dragons and have fun over the summer! 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... Read more
Audience: Teen

July 25, 2018

11:30am - 2:00pm
Summer Food Program Feeds Kids For Free With summer right around the corner, it’s time to think about keeping children healthy while school is out. Westerly Library & Wilcox Park provides free meals to children during the summer. This summer, FREE... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

July 25, 2018

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Audience: Adult, Teen

July 25, 2018

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Try your hand at songwriting in the second session of our Songwriters Series. This time learn how to make basic chord progressions so you can begin to really give life to your song lyrics! **Registration required! Don't forget to check back for part 3 to learn the basics of songwriting production... Read more
Audience: Teen

July 25, 2018

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Join us Wednesday, July 25th at 6:30pm for The Not So Golden Life of the Gilded Age Wife presented by Velya Jancz-Urban Grounded Goodwife. Although Gilded Age women in the upper and lower classes had many differences, they had one similarity – women were viewed as second best to men, and were ... Read more
Audience: Adult

July 25, 2018

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Audience: Adult, Teen

July 26, 2018

10:00am - 11:00am
**PLEASE NOTE: THIS PROGRAM IS AT CIMALORE FIELD*** The Shanteyman presents a program of music, poetry and stories of the sea. The program is geared toward elementary and middle school-aged children and is highly participatory. Kids will play in a 'fufu' band, an improvisational... Read more
Audience: Kids

July 26, 2018

11:30am - 2:00pm
Summer Food Program Feeds Kids For Free With summer right around the corner, it’s time to think about keeping children healthy while school is out. Westerly Library & Wilcox Park provides free meals to children during the summer. This summer, FREE... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

July 26, 2018

11:30am - 12:30pm
Beat the heat with an ice cream treat and some stories, at Mel's Downtown Creamery!
Audience: Kids

July 26, 2018

2:00pm - 3:00pm
  Maurice and Acacia of Circus Dynamics offer an energetic, audience interactive, and highly skilled circus variety show, with vaudevillian styled juggling and balloons. Full of laughs and incredible tricks, this top quality performance is non... Read more
Audience: Teen

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