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Events Listing

August 16, 2018

10:00am - 11:00am
  **PLEASE NOTE: THIS IS AT CIMALORE FIELD Storyteller Joe Theroux presents a collection of stories about humanity's universal language: music! A young violinist is the only one who can save the world from the Sea King's dreadful dancing. A greedy turtle uses his quick wit to trick... Read more
Audience: Kids

August 16, 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

August 16, 2018

11:30am - 12:30pm
Join us at the library, as Children's Workshop comes and does a storytime followed with a craft!
Audience: Kids

August 16, 2018

3:00pm - 5:30pm
Come learn how to bake vegan sweets.  We'll make some to take home and some for the summer party the next day!   ** Registration for this program is FULL. **  Please contact Melanie at 401-598-2877 ext 301 if you have any questions about your spot. Thanks!
Audience: Teen

August 16, 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

August 16, 2018

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

August 17, 2018

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Audience: Adult

August 17, 2018

8:00pm - 10:00pm
The United Theatre in partnership with The Westerly Library & Wilcox Park presents Movies in the Park 2018 Friday, August 17th at Sundown Grease Good girl Sandy and greaser Danny fell in love over the summer. When they unexpectedly discover they're now in the... Read more
Audience:

August 17, 2018

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Come celebrate the end of Summer Reading in the Teen Space.  Pizza and M&Ms provided.   We'll discuss what we read and have a final musical jam session.  Prizes for the summer reading program will be drawn.
Audience: Teen

August 18, 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

August 20, 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

August 21, 2018

10:00am - 12:00pm
  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

August 21, 2018

2:00pm - 4:00pm
 Come get advanced reader's copies of the latest YA book releases; take them home before they come out!  Discuss what you've been reading with friends and munch on snacks provided in the teen space.
Audience: Teen

August 21, 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 1 - The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia, and Alzheimer's Disease This workshop is designed to provide you... Read more
Audience: Adult

August 21, 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

August 22, 2018

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

August 22, 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

August 22, 2018

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

August 22, 2018

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

August 23, 2018

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

August 23, 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

August 24, 2018

10:00am - 1:30pm
If you want to learn how to play the card game Magic the Gathering, come to this new club.  Magic the Gathering is a strategy game.  You have to be able to think about your moves and the effects of the card that you are going to activate during your turn. This is a fun way to meet new people and... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

August 24, 2018

3:00pm - 4:30pm
Spend some time drawing with us in the Teen Space. You have to start somewhere! Learn from each other, practice the basics like shading and sketching, and watch yourself improve every month. And yes, there will be snacks.
Audience: Teen

August 25, 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

August 25, 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

August 25, 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

August 25, 2018

12:30pm - 3:30pm
Teens and Young Adults!  Duke it out between eachother playing video games in a battle royale tournament. Compete for a prize - The prize is Pocky. What kind? Come figure it out.  Yes, I said it, Pocky.   The Final Battle in the Summer Trilogy. It will be a Mario Kart Tournament.
Audience: Teen

August 27, 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

August 28, 2018

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Just before Radicle Book Club, join us in a viewing a film adaptation of this month's rad read.
Audience: Teen

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