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Adult Events

April 13, 2021

1:00pm - 4:00pm
During these challenging times individuals need assistance now more than ever. Our volunteer Community Resource Advocate, Susan Rosen, is available to offer help! Susan can be reached via email to offer guidance to connect you or loved ones with local resources available based on specific needs.... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen
1:00pm - 2:00pm
"News of the World" by Paulette Jiles In the aftermath of the Civil War, an aging itinerant news reader agrees to transport a young captive... Read more
Audience: Adult

April 13, 2021

5:30pm - 7:30pm
The Knit and Crochet Group is still meeting virtually!  For more information and to participate please email cwalsh@westerlylibrary.org
Audience: Adult

April 14, 2021

12:30pm - 2:00pm
Do you have problems with technology?Do you have questions about new gadgets?Do you have frustrations with the internet? Come join us every Wednesday afternoon via Zoom.We can't promise to fix all your issues but we can guarantee you'll have an enjoyable and informative time!... Read more
Audience: Adult

April 14, 2021

5:00pm - 5:45pm
Have you ever envied "runners", or wanted to participate in a 5k but didn't know where to start? If so, the Westerly Library Couch to 5k Run Club is the place for you! Join our Facebook group... Read more
Audience: Adult

April 14, 2021

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Our Cookbook Club is meeting virtually! Please join us once a month via Zoom to share our experiences with recipes from the selected cookbook. Books will be held at Circulation for checkout at the beginning of the month. Registration is required for this program. ... Read more
Audience: Adult

April 15, 2021

11:00am - 12:00pm
Join us on Zoom for a fun and informational meetup designed for older adults and caregivers! Each meeting, we'll have a different guest to highlight a program or service in town that you may not have heard of. We'll also have time to chat and socialize with one another. This week, Suzanne... Read more
Audience: Adult

April 19, 2021

9:00am - 7:30pm
During the 3rd week of each month, we will have Crafternoon kits available to-go! Our Adult Crafternoon Kits are available on a first come, first served basis. Kits will be available beginning at 10 a.m. on the 2nd floor of the library. Kits are limited, one per... Read more
Audience: Adult

April 19, 2021

6:00pm - 7:00pm
If you’ve always wanted to compost, and compost right, this presentation is for you! In this virtual presentation, Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corporation (RIRRC) will give you all the information you need to start composting in your backyard. Topics covered... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

April 20, 2021

1:00pm - 4:00pm
During these challenging times individuals need assistance now more than ever. Our volunteer Community Resource Advocate, Susan Rosen, is available to offer help! Susan can be reached via email to offer guidance to connect you or loved ones with local resources available based on specific needs.... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

April 20, 2021

5:30pm - 7:30pm
The Knit and Crochet Group is still meeting virtually!  For more information and to participate please email cwalsh@westerlylibrary.org
Audience: Adult

April 21, 2021

12:30pm - 2:00pm
Do you have problems with technology?Do you have questions about new gadgets?Do you have frustrations with the internet? Come join us every Wednesday afternoon via Zoom.We can't promise to fix all your issues but we can guarantee you'll have an enjoyable and informative time!... Read more
Audience: Adult

April 21, 2021

5:00pm - 5:45pm
Have you ever envied "runners", or wanted to participate in a 5k but didn't know where to start? If so, the Westerly Library Couch to 5k Run Club is the place for you! Join our Facebook group... Read more
Audience: Adult

April 21, 2021

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Your body is full of trillions of bacteria, viruses and fungi. They are collectively known as the microbiome. While some bacteria are associated with disease, others are actually extremely important for your immune system, heart, weight and many other aspects of health. Dr. Kathleen Cannon supports... Read more
Audience: Adult

April 22, 2021

6:00pm - 7:30pm
In partnership with the Westerly Land Trust, please join us for a virtual panel discussion to celebrate Earth Day! Inspired by the Westerly Land Trust’s podcast of the same name, the Voices of the Land webinar will feature local land conservation and environmental heroes. Listen as this panel... Read more
Audience: Adult

April 27, 2021

1:00pm - 4:00pm
During these challenging times individuals need assistance now more than ever. Our volunteer Community Resource Advocate, Susan Rosen, is available to offer help! Susan can be reached via email to offer guidance to connect you or loved ones with local resources available based on specific needs.... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

April 27, 2021

5:30pm - 7:30pm
The Knit and Crochet Group is still meeting virtually!  For more information and to participate please email cwalsh@westerlylibrary.org
Audience: Adult

April 28, 2021

12:30pm - 2:00pm
Do you have problems with technology?Do you have questions about new gadgets?Do you have frustrations with the internet? Come join us every Wednesday afternoon via Zoom.We can't promise to fix all your issues but we can guarantee you'll have an enjoyable and informative time!... Read more
Audience: Adult

April 28, 2021

5:00pm - 5:45pm
Have you ever envied "runners", or wanted to participate in a 5k but didn't know where to start? If so, the Westerly Library Couch to 5k Run Club is the place for you! Join our Facebook group... Read more
Audience: Adult

April 29, 2021

6:00pm - 7:00pm
When is it time to “retire” from driving? AAA’s Key Timing workshop is designed to help older adults and caregivers determine when the time is right and plan ahead.  This 60-minute session addresses driver evaluation, the importance of developing a mobility plan for driving cessation, and local... Read more
Audience: Adult

May 04, 2021

1:00pm - 4:00pm
During these challenging times individuals need assistance now more than ever. Our volunteer Community Resource Advocate, Susan Rosen, is available to offer help! Susan can be reached via email to offer guidance to connect you or loved ones with local resources available based on specific needs.... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

May 04, 2021

5:30pm - 7:30pm
The Knit and Crochet Group is still meeting virtually!  For more information and to participate please email cwalsh@westerlylibrary.org
Audience: Adult

May 05, 2021

9:30am - 10:00am
STRETCH & STRENGTHEN Ready for a workout that gets results and relieves pain & stiffness?! Get ready to dynamically strengthen and stretch to develop a strong, toned and elongated body with full range of motion! Spring into Summer ESSENTRICS featured at Wilcox Park! Heather Van Dam is a... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

May 05, 2021

12:30pm - 2:00pm
Do you have problems with technology?Do you have questions about new gadgets?Do you have frustrations with the internet? Come join us every Wednesday afternoon via Zoom.We can't promise to fix all your issues but we can guarantee you'll have an enjoyable and informative time!... Read more
Audience: Adult

May 05, 2021

5:00pm - 5:45pm
Have you ever envied "runners", or wanted to participate in a 5k but didn't know where to start? If so, the Westerly Library Couch to 5k Run Club is the place for you! Join our Facebook group... Read more
Audience: Adult

May 05, 2021

5:30pm - 6:30pm
Registration is required. Please register by Tuesday, May 4th. You will receive a Zoom invitation the morning of the program.
Audience: Adult

May 06, 2021

11:00am - 12:00pm
Join us on the first and third Thursday of each month for a fun and informational meetup designed for older adults and caregivers! Each meeting, we'll have a different guest to highlight a program or service in town that you may not have heard of. We'll also have time to chat and socialize with one... Read more
Audience: Adult

May 11, 2021

1:00pm - 4:00pm
During these challenging times individuals need assistance now more than ever. Our volunteer Community Resource Advocate, Susan Rosen, is available to offer help! Susan can be reached via email to offer guidance to connect you or loved ones with local resources available based on specific needs.... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

May 11, 2021

5:30pm - 7:30pm
The Knit and Crochet Group is still meeting virtually!  For more information and to participate please email cwalsh@westerlylibrary.org
Audience: Adult

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