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  • We'll see you for our fifth annual Laughs for a Cause featuring the Queens of Comedy Friday, January 25 6:00 - 9:00 pm (doors open at 5:30 pm). This event will take place at Haversham House, 336...
  • Tuesday, January 15 6:00pm 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...
  • Pick up at Westerly Library or add $5 shipping to US address Book with Free Pick Up at Westerly Library $15.00 USDBook with Shipping to US Address $20.00 USD
  • Help Us Design A Program! We are planning a whole weekend of “Getting to know Westerly/Pawcatuck” activities. On Saturday, Westerly Library will host an open house where people can learn about local...

What's Happening

January 15
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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...
January 15
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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....
January 15
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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...
January 17
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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.
January 17
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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...
January 17
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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...
January 15
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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
January 16
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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!
January 17
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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!
January 17
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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.
January 17
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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...
January 19
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10:00am - 2:00pm
Drop-In between 10am - 2pm to make your creation!
January 15
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3:30pm - 5:00pm
Hey! Come make some macramé! Grab your besties and make some friendship bracelets! String and snacks provided.
January 15
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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,...
January 16
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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...
January 17
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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.  
January 17
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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.
January 17
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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...
Sunday, May 19
9:00am - 3:00pm
Friday, May 24
9:00am - 5:00pm
Monday, May 27
10:00am - 11:00am
Saturday, June 22
6:00pm - 11:50pm
The Hoxie Gallery, named after William D. and Lavinia B. Hoxie, is a public art gallery that generally displays the work of local area artists. In keeping with the overall mission of the Memorial and... Read More
On Display:
Wednesday, December 5, 2018 to Friday, December 28, 2018