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  • Buy Your Tickets Now to One Summer Night in Wilcox Park $125.00 per ticket All Proceeds Benefit Westerly Library and Wilcox Park Click Here to purchase tickets   
  • Register now! From June 28 to August 2, for six Thursday evenings this summer retired Naval Academy professor Bob Madison will offer a course in Literature of the Sea at the Westerly Public Library....
  •  The Friends of the Westerly Memorial Library and Wilcox Park periodically post below donated books for sale. We list books of local interest, rare books and unique books. All books sent via Media...
  • Make 2018 the year you improve your writing and build community with our new Adult Writer's Workshop! We will be discussing readings, sharing work, and free writing together in the spirit of...

What's Happening

June 19
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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.  ...
June 19
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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...
June 19
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6:00pm - 6:45pm
Meditation group--all ages and experience levels are welcome! Join us in the Terrace Room of the Westerly Library on Tuesday evening from 6:00 - 6:45 pm.
June 21
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6:00pm - 7:45pm
Thursday , June 21st at 6PM  Savoy Bookshop & Cafe and Westerly Library present an author talk and book siging with James Warren for his book God, War, and Providence. This event is free and open to the public. About the Book The tragic and fascinating history of the first epic...
June 21
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3:00pm - 4:30pm
Whether it be something as simple as typing a letter, or as complex as writing a novel, everyone needs to make use of a word processing program at some point.  For people who don't use one regularly, the sheer variety of options and commands that are offered can be completely overwhelming,...
June 21
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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.
June 19
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10:00am - 11:00am
Our Tuesday 10 am Family Storytime and Craft with Miss Sandy will continue through June, 2018. Join us for wonderful read-alouds, songs and other storytime activities
June 21
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6:00pm - 7:45pm
Thursday , June 21st at 6PM  Savoy Bookshop & Cafe and Westerly Library present an author talk and book siging with James Warren for his book God, War, and Providence. This event is free and open to the public. About the Book The tragic and fascinating history of the first epic...
June 21
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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.
June 21
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7:30pm - 9:30pm
Please spend the Summer Solstice with Jennifer Maccione and Community Speaks Out (www.communityspeaksout.org) Love n Light A Community Candle Light Vigil In honor of all lost to addiction.  Their Lives Mattered! The future of our loved ones’...
June 23
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10:00am - 12:00pm
LEARN TO PERFORM INFANT MASSAGE Taught by Karin Wuenscher Licensed Massage Therapist WHO: Parents with an infant(s) under the age of 12 months. Limited to 8-10 families WHEN: 5 consecutive Sat.’s starting June 9th from 10-12am WHERE: Westerly Public Library-3rd floor WHAT: Parents are asked to...
June 23
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8:00pm - 11:00pm
June 19
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6:00pm - 6:45pm
Meditation group--all ages and experience levels are welcome! Join us in the Terrace Room of the Westerly Library on Tuesday evening from 6:00 - 6:45 pm.
June 20
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3:30pm - 4:30pm
There will be time to read and write original poems at this program in the auditorium. Snacks, snaps, and prompts all around. Please bring some of your favorite poems and prompts to the group!
June 21
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6:00pm - 7:45pm
Thursday , June 21st at 6PM  Savoy Bookshop & Cafe and Westerly Library present an author talk and book siging with James Warren for his book God, War, and Providence. This event is free and open to the public. About the Book The tragic and fascinating history of the first epic...
June 21
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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.
June 21
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7:30pm - 9:30pm
Please spend the Summer Solstice with Jennifer Maccione and Community Speaks Out (www.communityspeaksout.org) Love n Light A Community Candle Light Vigil In honor of all lost to addiction.  Their Lives Mattered! The future of our loved ones’...
June 22
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4:00pm - 5:00pm
Help us shape the future of the Teen Space!  Pitch new program ideas, suggest new additions to our collection, and earn volunteer hours while you do so. Snacks will be provided.
Thursday, June 21
7:30pm - 9:30pm
Please spend the Summer Solstice with Jennifer Maccione and Community Speaks Out (www.communityspeaksout.org) Love n Light A Community Candle Light Vigil In honor of all lost to addiction.  Their Lives Mattered! The future of our loved ones’... Read More
Saturday, June 23
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, June 23
9:00am - 1:00pm
Come meet the Master Gardeners at Wilcox Park.  Visit the Esplanade Gardens in bloom.  Learn about native plants and pollinators.  Take a self-guided walk around the Park to meet the Champion Trees and see the Rain Garden.
Saturday, June 23
8:00pm - 11:00pm
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, June 6, 2018 to Thursday, June 28, 2018