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Events Listing

October 15, 2018

4:00pm - 7:00pm
Monthly Quiet Reading Hours Come read in the teen space.  Teens can read off their Westerly fines by reading for a half hour or more within the Teen Space.  We will also provide a quiet space to do homework and offer homework help during this time. Origami supplies will also be provided to fold... Read more
Audience: Teen

October 15, 2018

5:30pm - 7:00pm
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 Monday Evening at 5:30 pm in the Roberts Room
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October 15, 2018

6:30pm - 9:00pm
Dante Society presents Italian Film Festival  La Vita e Bella (Life is Beautiful) Monday, October 15th at 6:30 pm When an open-minded Jewish librarian and his son become victims of the Holocaust, he uses a perfect mixture of will, humor, and imagination to protect his son from the dangers around... Read more
Audience: Adult
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Welcoming new and old players alike.  If you've ever been interested in Magic: The Gathering, feel free to stop by the library and either learn to play or just have a friendly match. Bring your own decks, or borrow some provided by the library for your game.   Contact Tim @... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

October 16, 2018

October 16, 2018

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Every job search has to start somewhere, but with the explosion of information and postings available online, knowing where to start and how to narrow information can be daunting. Join us for a free hands on class, on navigating indeed.com, the world's largest website for job postings, and using it... Read more
Audience: Adult

October 16, 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

October 16, 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

October 17, 2018

10:00am - 11:30am
Information about BCBSRI Medicare changes for 2019.
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October 17, 2018

10:00am - 10:45am
**THIS EVENT IS NOW CLOSED** Homeschoolers Book Group (Ages 11 and up) October Book: Closed for the Season by Mary Downing Hahn Time: 10-10:45am Dates: 10/3, 10/10, 10/17, 10/24 Each meeting in October, we will be... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen
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

October 17, 2018

4:00pm - 6:00pm
"Every October, artists all over the world take on the Inktober drawing challenge by doing one ink drawing a day the entire month. Everyone can participate, just pick up a pen and start drawing," says the original creator of the monthly drawing practice, Jake Parker.  Find... Read more
Audience: Teen
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Medicare educational meetings held during open enrollment to help seniors understand Medicare and any upcoming changes.
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October 17, 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

October 18, 2018

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. 
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October 18, 2018

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

October 18, 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

October 18, 2018

6:00pm - 7:00pm
We need YOUR feedback!... Read more
Audience: Adult

October 18, 2018

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

October 18, 2018

6:30pm - 7:45pm
Like millions of Americans, do you suffer from sleeplessness? Do you struggle to understand why you can’t sleep? What if everything you know about sleep is wrong?  Chasing Sleep is an exploration of the issues and challenges surrounding sleep deprivation and how to overcome them by changing... Read more
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October 19, 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

October 19, 2018

5:00pm - 8:00pm
Friday, October 19, 2018 at 5 PM – 8 PM Our 2018 Movies in the Park series might be over, but this year we've added a bonus event just in time for Halloween! ... Read more
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October 20, 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

October 20, 2018

10:00am - 2:00pm
Drop-In between 10am - 2pm to make your creation!
Audience: Kids
10:00am - 2:00pm
Stop by the Makerspace for help making and sewing your Halloween costume!  Bring in your in-process costumes along with any fabric or supplies specific to your costume.   We have glue guns, an iron, rulers, large tables, and scissors. There will be 2 sewing machines set up, as well.  Open to... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

October 20, 2018

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Black Flags, Blue Waters: The Epic History of America’s Most Notorious Pirates Saturday, October 20th at 2 pm  Set against the backdrop of the Age of Exploration, Black Flags, Blue Waters reveals the... Read more
Audience: Adult
1:00pm - 3:00pm
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

October 22, 2018

10:00am - 12:00pm
Aetna Medicare changes for 2019.  Monday Oct. 22 at 10 am
Audience: Adult

October 22, 2018

10:00am - 10:45am
A fun, interactive, educational storytime designed for preschool age children who are Autistic and /or have Sensory challenges. It involves books, songs, movement and free play, in a safe and supportive environment
Audience: Kids

October 22, 2018

5:30pm - 7:00pm
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 Monday Evening at 5:30 pm in the Roberts Room
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