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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

Entertainment

Women’s Rights, An Artist’s Journey” by artist Victoria Guerina

The League of Women Voters – South County in partnership with Westerly Library and Wilcox Park want to acknowledge the 100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment. We are happy to be able to share a zoom presentation previously recorded “Women’s Rights, An Artist’s Journey” by artist Victoria Guerina. Victoria’s pieces were originally to be display on the main floor of the library, due to covid we had to change to a virtual display. To view the presentation and view Victoria’s work please click above.


Living Literature celebrates the 100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment

Living Literature, a collective of Rhode Island based artists and educators who create readers theatre style presentations to dramatize non dramatic writing using only the author’s words, celebrates the decades long struggle for American women to achieve the vote, using a collage of writings and speeches sharing the journey of the women’s struggle for equality that led to the passing of the 19th Amendment. This 40 minute version, reimagined for Youtube via ZOOM, features Kelly Seigh, Lara Hakeem & Tammy Brown can be found in the link above.


Overdrive

Borrow eBooks, audiobooks and videos with your library card! To use with a smartphone, Kindle, or other device, download either the Overdrive or Libby app to get started!

 

Hoopla

Borrow eBooks, eAudiobooks, comics, and stream movies and videos for free with your library card! Instant access to these materials, with no holds lists of wait.

 

Flipster

A next-generation digital magazine solution that makes it easy for you to read your favorite magazines on your computer or mobile device!

 

Online Storytimes
Many authors and illustrators, including Oliver Jeffers and Mo Willems, are working towards creating regular content to keep you entertained. Visit your favorite authors’ social media to find out if they’re doing anything. (They’re probably bored while social distancing, too!)

 

Museum Tours

Go for virtual tours of many of the world’s famous museums!

 

Metropolitan Opera

The Metropolitan Opera has announced that starting March 16th, it will stream encores of past performances for free.

 

Amazon shows

A whole bunch of family-friendly TV shows and movies have been made available on Amazon -- for free. In the US, some of those titles include Arthur, Just Add Magic, Pete the Cat and more. All you need to access them is an Amazon Prime Video account, which you can sign up for without charge

 

WWE Network

Wireless carrier Cricket is offering a free 3-month subscription to the WWE Network when you provide your name, email address and phone number. The subscription info will be delivered to you via email. The offer is good for new and past subscribers only; you can't apply it to an existing subscription

 

Major League Baseball games from 2018 and 2019

If you need your baseball fix (and watching some sports -- any sports -- sounds pretty great right now), here's good news: MLB.tv is offering free streaming of 2018 and 2019 games when you log into or create an account.

 

Online Yoga Classes

There are thousands of Yoga classes (as well as Pilates, Tai Chi, meditation, and more) on YouTube. For Yoga, try out Yoga with Adrienne! She has hundreds of videos for all skill levels.

 

Free Crayola coloring pages

Need some new pictures for the kids to color? Crayola is offering a wealth of free-to-download (and print) coloring pages, all of them organized by season

  • #ColorOurCollections has coloring sheets adapted from the collections of different libraries.

  • Author and illustrator Rachel Ignotofsky is offering free downloads of coloring sheets based on her books