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  • Trivia Night to Support Westerly Library and Wilcox Park! $120 per Team (Maximum of Six Players per Team) Beer, Wine Soft Drinks for purchase  Snacks will be provided Get your tickets now! ...
  • Come one, come all!   -  Local Transportation  - Barbara Polichetti from RIPTA Ocean Community Collaborative Friday, September 21  9:30 am - 10:30 am Westerly Library   The program will include...
  • Yoga Today: Which one & Why?  Saturday, September 15 at 1:30 pm With so many styles offered these days, it can be confusing to select a yoga class to attend. Join Gary of Quonny Yoga, Charlestown...
  • Monday, September 17 at 6pm. Once a month, the Cookbook Club will meet in the 3rd floor Terrace Room from 6:00-7:30pm. Each meeting will focus on a different cookbook, which is made available for...

What's Happening

September 20
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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.
September 20
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6:00pm - 6:30pm
Celebrate World Peace Day > > International Day of Peace (Peace Day) is observed > around the world on September 21.  Established in 1981 > by unanimous United Nations resolution, Peace Day > provides a globally shared date for all humanity to > commit to peace above all...
September 20
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6:00pm - 7:30pm
Class Cancelled Due to construction Going back to school or starting a new job? Whether it be something as simple as typing a letter, or as complex as writing a thesis, everyone needs to make use of a word processing program at some point.  Let us help you learn some tricks and...
September 22
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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 (...
September 22
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10:00am - 3:30pm
What is a Camera Obscura?  Come to the Park by the Pond and find out! Hint-- It's a really cool, naturally occuring, optical phenomenon that you won't believe until you see it!
September 22
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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 ...
September 20
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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.
September 20
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6:00pm - 6:30pm
Celebrate World Peace Day > > International Day of Peace (Peace Day) is observed > around the world on September 21.  Established in 1981 > by unanimous United Nations resolution, Peace Day > provides a globally shared date for all humanity to > commit to peace above all...
September 22
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10:00am - 3:30pm
What is a Camera Obscura?  Come to the Park by the Pond and find out! Hint-- It's a really cool, naturally occuring, optical phenomenon that you won't believe until you see it!
September 22
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10:00am - 12:30pm
2018 /2019 Girl Scout registration: Register your daughter on 9/22/18 at the Westerly Library from 10am -12:30pm GS grades K- 12 for the Westerly-Pawcatuck community 
September 22
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10:00am - 2:00pm
Drop-In between 10am - 2pm to make your creation!
September 26
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10:00am - 10:45am
THIS EVENT IS CLOSED **ONLINE PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED** Homeschoolers Book Group (Ages 11 and up) September Book: The Girl who drank the Moon by Kelly Barnhill Time: 10-10:45am Dates...
September 20
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3:30pm - 5:30pm
It's back after our summer hiatus! Join us for teen anime. We'll have drawing supplies, perler beads, and more! Everyone who shows up can vote on the anime we watch.  We'll also be snacking on pocky while watching anime.  See you there!
September 20
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3:30pm - 4:30pm
You've seen the hashtags and heard the slogans. #MeToo. #BlackLivesMatter. #FightforFifteen. Now join the conversation. In these monthly meetings, you will exercise your voice, your right to free speech, your critical thinking skills, and be exposed to new ideas, thinkers, writers, and points of...
September 20
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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.
September 20
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6:00pm - 6:30pm
Celebrate World Peace Day > > International Day of Peace (Peace Day) is observed > around the world on September 21.  Established in 1981 > by unanimous United Nations resolution, Peace Day > provides a globally shared date for all humanity to > commit to peace above all...
September 20
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6:00pm - 7:30pm
Class Cancelled Due to construction Going back to school or starting a new job? Whether it be something as simple as typing a letter, or as complex as writing a thesis, everyone needs to make use of a word processing program at some point.  Let us help you learn some tricks and...
September 21
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2:30pm - 5:30pm
Celebrate the last day of Summer & the International Day of Peace at the Teen Space.  We will make sun prints outside in the park and work on peace flags inside the Space.  How can we create peace in the library and the world?
Thursday, September 20
6:00pm - 6:30pm
Celebrate World Peace Day > > International Day of Peace (Peace Day) is observed > around the world on September 21.  Established in 1981 > by unanimous United Nations resolution, Peace Day > provides a globally shared date for all humanity to > commit to peace above all... Read More
Saturday, September 22
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
Saturday, September 22
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
Thursday, September 27
3:00pm - 4:00pm
  It has been exactly 100 years ago this year that WW I ended. We pause to  remember the scarifices of 4 million US military and the 23 killed from Pawcatuck and Westerly. Our DAV chapter #6 is named after one of the fallen hero's...100 years ago today Josiah Ferguson Broadfoot was KIA in France.... Read More
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, September 12, 2018 to Friday, September 28, 2018