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Local History

Discover the beautiful towns of Westerly, RI and Stonington, CT.

*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

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What was the population of Westerly in 1980? 
What are the Seven Wonders of the World? 
Who is my state Senator?

Librarians can provide brief answers to factual questions, and suggest sources to consult. 

Please submit your question to us using this form. Include details that will help us answer your question. A response may take up to 3 business days but will be provided as quickly as possible. 

Reference Service by email includes: 

  • Looking up dates, names, spellings, definitions, brief biographical or historical information
  • Locating addresses & phone numbers for businesses, associations and government agencies
  • Referrals to websites, books, or organizations that specialize in the topic of your question

Visit our Special Collections page for information on requests pertaining to Local History Special Collections and genealogy.

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