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Adult Events

December 10, 2019

1:00pm - 4:00pm
Do you, or a loved one, need information on where to access local social service agencies for food, clothing, classes, healthcare and more? Or maybe you have broad questions on what kind of help might be available.... With a history of assisting individuals connect with the appropriate resources,... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

December 10, 2019

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Even tech gurus need support sometimes.  Stop by the library and pick the brains of our technology staff about those pesky problems that are troubling you.  Feel free to bring a troublesome device with you.
Audience: Adult

December 10, 2019

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.  ... Read more
Audience: Adult
5:00pm - 7:30pm
Why should the kids have all the fun?  Adults are welcome to stop by and try out the library's virtual reality at any time, but come by for a special night of guided experiences and gaming with our technology staff. Let the future amaze you!  
Audience: Adult

December 10, 2019

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Renaissance Toastmasters of Westerly, gathers twice a month (2nd & 4th Tuesdays) to share stories and get comfortable speaking in front of an audience. It is a process that over time helps to build self-confidence. Taking small steps, we eventually master the art of public... Read more
Audience: Adult

December 11, 2019

9:30am - 12:30pm
This month's Community Spotlight is on PACE RI! Please join us for an ornament painting workshop as well as learn about what this organization has to offer! Materials will be provided and this is a family friendly program! It will be held here at the library in... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

December 11, 2019

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Meet fellow seniors and talk about your technology problems!  Learn new skills! Protect yourself online!  Master tech lingo and impress your grand kids!  Computers have become a fact of life whether we like it or not.  This is an opportunity to talk with our technology staff and like minded... Read more
Audience: Adult

December 11, 2019

2:00pm - 2:30pm
***This session will be in the " Castle" in the Childrens Room!*** Infants are natural yogis. They naturally move through many of the primary yoga poses in their developmental process from birth through creeping, crawling, sitting, standing and walking. They need to do this to... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids

December 11, 2019

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Explore Mindful Living Join Chris Liguori a certified meditation & yoga teacher to discover how to live in the present moment, with authentically and joy. Our modern worlds' pace, demands and information overload can easily make us feel overwhelmed. To discover our dreams we need to search our... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

December 12, 2019

11:00am - 11:50am
Unity Yoga Class Join Chris Liguori a certified meditation & yoga teacher for a free community Yoga class. Chris believes that Yoga is for everyone, bringing awareness to the body, heart & mind. Unity Yoga is a wellness practice that enables participants to connect to their true self and... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

December 12, 2019

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Westerly Library and Wilcox Park is pleased to offer a Community Conversation at the library, focusing on Seniors and Aging in Westerly. Join us for one (or all) of the conversations: Thursday, December 12th from 2:00-3:00pm Friday, January 17th from 3:00-4:00pm... Read more
Audience: Adult

December 12, 2019

3:00pm - 5:15pm
Join us for a Holiday movie matinee featuring It's a Wonderful Life Rated PG, Runtime 130 minutes Synopsis (from Swank): A banker learns what life would have been like without him in this holiday classic.
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

December 12, 2019

3:00pm - 6:00pm
Come have some screen free fun with the family!  Each week there will be different board games provided from 3-6pm, for families to come and enjoy. Games are geared towards ages 7 and up, but all are welcome
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

December 12, 2019

5:30pm - 6:30pm
Please join us for a Foster Care informational on Thursday, December 12th at 5:30 PM   Foster Care Programs Communities for People provides ... Read more
Audience: Adult

December 12, 2019

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.
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

December 14, 2019

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 Marilyn at mrusso@westerlylibrary.org... Read more
Audience: Adult

December 14, 2019

12:30pm - 3:30pm
Saturday, December 14 at 12:30 PM This program was one more spot available! Signup now!! Native American Beading workskop for ages 16 and older. Registration required, limited to 12 spots. This workshop will be led by Mishki Thompson.  She a member of the Narragansett Indian Tribe. As a disabled... Read more
Audience: Adult

December 14, 2019

2:00pm - 3:00pm
John McNiff, Park Ranger at Roger Williams National Park, will give a lively talk about the history and culture of colonial Rhode Island and the achievements and legacy of Roger Williams.
Audience: Adult, Teen

December 16, 2019

10:00am - 12:00pm
Movie and Q&A with Westerly's Plastic Reduction Committee Free event, open to everyone. We are grateful to collaborate with Green Planet Films in the Velvet Mill to spread education and awareness regarding reduction of waste in our town. This will be a monthly event with a new movie. Event... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

December 16, 2019

10:00am - 10:30am
Infants are natural yogis. They naturally move through many of the primary yoga poses in their developmental process from birth through creeping, crawling, sitting, standing and walking. They need to do this to develop the natural curves in their spines as well as build strength in their muscles.... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids

December 16, 2019

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Monday, December 16th at 6:00 PM The Doctor Broad: A Mafia Love Story There are people in the know... Read more
Audience: Adult

December 17, 2019

10:15am - 11:00am
Learn to play and sing some holiday song favorites on desk top bells and the xylophone with our friends from the Frank Olean Center! You do not need to know how to read music or play a song, all ages and skills are welcome with this educational and interactive musical mashup!
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

December 17, 2019

1:00pm - 4:00pm
Do you, or a loved one, need information on where to access local social service agencies for food, clothing, classes, healthcare and more? Or maybe you have broad questions on what kind of help might be available.... With a history of assisting individuals connect with the appropriate resources,... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

December 17, 2019

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Even tech gurus need support sometimes.  Stop by the library and pick the brains of our technology staff about those pesky problems that are troubling you.  Feel free to bring a troublesome device with you.
Audience: Adult

December 17, 2019

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.  ... Read more
Audience: Adult

December 17, 2019

6:00pm - 7:45pm
Amatuer or experienced sewers are welcome to come by.  Sit down and talk with others while working on your project of choice.   Meets every tuesday except the second in each month, in the library's Makerspace, The Boiler Room, from 6 to 7:45pm.
Audience: Adult

December 17, 2019

6:00pm - 6:45pm
Meditation group--all ages and experience levels are welcome! Join us in the Auditorium of the Westerly Library on Tuesday evening from 6:00 - 6:45 pm. If this is your first time attending the class,... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

December 18, 2019

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Meet fellow seniors and talk about your technology problems!  Learn new skills! Protect yourself online!  Master tech lingo and impress your grand kids!  Computers have become a fact of life whether we like it or not.  This is an opportunity to talk with our technology staff and like minded... Read more
Audience: Adult

December 18, 2019

2:00pm - 2:30pm
Infants are natural yogis. They naturally move through many of the primary yoga poses in their developmental process from birth through creeping, crawling, sitting, standing and walking. They need to do this to develop the natural curves in their spines as well as build strength in their muscles.... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids

December 18, 2019

5:30pm - 6:30pm
Movie and Q&A with Westerly's Plastic Reduction Committee Free event, open to everyone. We are grateful to collaborate with Green Planet Films in the Velvet Mill to spread education and awareness regarding reduction of waste in our town. This will be a monthly event with a new movie. Event... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

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