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Events Listing

January 15, 2019

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

January 15, 2019

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Are you curious about plant-based foods? Whether you are vegan, vegetarian, or mostly carnivorous, all are welcome! This casual monthly club is a chance to share questions, recipes, tips and concerns about implementing more plant-based foods in your diet! Contact Caroline in the... Read more
Audience: Adult
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Hey! Come make some macramé! Grab your besties and make some friendship bracelets! String and snacks provided.
Audience: Teen

January 15, 2019

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

January 15, 2019

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Savoy Bookshop & Café and Westerly Library present an author talk and book signing with Nancy McCann Vericker, the author of Unchained: Our Family's Addiction Mess Is Our Message. Books will be available for purchase at the event.... Read more
Audience: Adult

January 15, 2019

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

January 16, 2019

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

January 16, 2019

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

January 17, 2019

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. 
Audience:

January 17, 2019

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

January 17, 2019

3:30pm - 5:00pm
  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

January 17, 2019

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
5:30pm - 7:30pm
The Westerly Area Peace and Justice Group presents the 2nd Annual Reading of Dr. King's Letter from Birmingham Jail at 5:30 pm on... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

January 17, 2019

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Come play Cribbage in a fun and relaxed environment.  Welcome to all ages! The library has some boards but please bring one if you can! Registration is NOT required beforehand.  Contact Melanie at mdesantis@westerlylibrary.org with any questions... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

January 18, 2019

9:00am - 12:00pm
Join Martyn Gallagher for a training on customer service.  Friday, January 18 at 9 am About Martyn Gallagher and REAP: Marty Gallagher is the creator of the six-step educational course entitled The REAP... Read more
Audience: Adult

January 18, 2019

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

January 18, 2019

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

January 18, 2019

5:00pm - 5:45pm
Learn about the new teen space tutoring program!  Led by a teen, supported by the teen space.  Need volunteer hours?  Want to tutor kids in grades k-8?  Come by to learn more about how you can tutor regularly starting in February.   Formore inforation contact: Melanie @ 401-596-2877 ext 301 //... Read more
Audience: Teen

January 19, 2019

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

January 19, 2019

10:00am - 2:00pm
Drop-In between 10am - 2pm to make your creation!
Audience: Kids

January 19, 2019

1:00pm - 2:30pm
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

January 21, 2019

January 22, 2019

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

January 22, 2019

3:00pm - 4:30pm
This month we will screenprint t-shirts with radical messaging in the spirit of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, whose speeches we will listen to at this month's radical book club. “I can't change where I come from or what I've been through, so why should I be ashamed of what makes me, me?” ― Angie... Read more
Audience: Teen

January 22, 2019

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

January 22, 2019

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

January 22, 2019

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

January 23, 2019

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

January 23, 2019

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

January 24, 2019

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. 
Audience:

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