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  • Dante Society presents Italian Film Festival  La Vita e Bella (Life is Beautiful) Monday, Oct.15 - 6:30 pm Ciao, Professore! Monday, Oct. 22 - 6:30 pm It Started in Naples Monday, Oct. 29 - 6:30 pm
  • We need YOUR feedback!  We at the library are working on developing more programs and services to bring people in the community together to share ideas, collaborate on an issue or just connect and...
  • Join author Pat Hinkley Thursday, Oct. 18th at 6:30 PM. She will be talking about her latest book Chasing Sleep.  Like millions of Americans, do you suffer from sleeplessness? Do you struggle to...
  • 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...

What's Happening

October 16
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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...
October 16
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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.  ...
October 16
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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...
October 18
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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.
October 18
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6:00pm - 7:00pm
We need YOUR feedback!...
October 18
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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...
October 17
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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...
October 17
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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!
October 18
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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!
October 18
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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.
October 18
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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...
October 20
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10:00am - 2:00pm
Drop-In between 10am - 2pm to make your creation!
October 17
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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...
October 17
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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...
October 17
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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...
October 18
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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.
October 18
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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...
October 19
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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...
Friday, October 19
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
Saturday, October 27
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, October 27
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
Wednesday, October 31
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Join us for our 5th Annual Kids Halloween Party, outside on the Esplanade (to the right of the Library, by the Columbus Statue), for some carnival style fun for kids of all ages. Drop in anytime in between 4 and 6pm for some games and temporary tattoo booth!
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, October 3, 2018 to Thursday, November 1, 2018