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Adult Events

June 22, 2018

June 23, 2018

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
Audience: Adult

June 23, 2018

10:30am - 12:00pm
Adult Writers Workshop will meet every Saturday in June. Share work, discuss readings, and write in response to prompts in this group-led prose writing workshop. All experience levels and genre interests welcome. Please contact Erik at ... Read more
Audience: Adult
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... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids

June 23, 2018

1:30pm - 3:00pm
Celebrate National Bike Month with Westerly Library and Wilcox Park!  Bring your bike to the library.  A weathered mechanic will teach you how to fix it up yourself.  The first hour will cover basic maintenance and mechanics of the bike in a show-and-tell format.  The second hour will be an open... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

June 23, 2018

6:00pm - 10:00pm
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

June 26, 2018

3:00pm - 4:30pm
We all have data that we need to think about, organize, and draw useful conclusions from.  Whether it be a personal or household budget, something for work, or planning for holidays, spreadsheets are often the most useful ways to look at and organize any amount of data quickly. In this class, we'll... Read more
Audience: Adult

June 26, 2018

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

June 26, 2018

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... Read more
Audience: Adult

June 26, 2018

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Renaissance Toastmasters of Westerly, gathers twice a month (2nd & 4th Tuesdays) to share stories and get comfortable... Read more
Audience: Adult

June 28, 2018

3:00pm - 4:30pm
We all have data that we need to think about, organize, and draw useful conclusions from.  Whether it be a personal or household budget, something for work, or planning for holidays, spreadsheets are often the most useful ways to look at and organize any amount of data quickly. In this class, we'll... Read more
Audience: Adult

June 28, 2018

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
6:00pm - 7:30pm
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. Madison, who taught at Annapolis for over twenty-five years, has edited over a dozen volumes of sea literature and... Read more
Audience: Adult

June 30, 2018

10:30am - 12:00pm
Adult Writers Workshop will meet every Saturday in June. Share work, discuss readings, and write in response to prompts in this group-led prose writing workshop. All experience levels and genre interests welcome. Please contact Erik at ... Read more
Audience: Adult
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... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids

July 03, 2018

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

July 03, 2018

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... Read more
Audience: Adult

July 04, 2018

9:00am - 8:00pm
Audience: Adult, Kids

July 05, 2018

5:00pm - 7:45pm
July 2-26: The Artists of Gallery One will host a summer exhibition by a diverse group of mid-career artists who use current modes of expression in a variety of contemporary media. Member artists include: Catherine Christiano, Ellen Gaube, Deborah Hornbake, Gray Jacobik, Judith Barbour Osborne, T... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen
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
6:00pm - 7:30pm
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. Madison, who taught at Annapolis for over twenty-five years, has edited over a dozen volumes of sea literature and... Read more
Audience: Adult

July 07, 2018

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... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids

July 10, 2018

3:30pm - 7:30pm
Friends of Westerly Library and Wilcox Park can get into the Summer Book Sale early! Thousands of books, audiobooks, CDs, and DVDs available for all ages, many in gift-giving condition. Not a member of the Friends yet? You can join on Tuesday evening and get into the book sale! Annual membership is... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

July 10, 2018

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Hillbilly Elegy is a passionate and personal analysis of a culture in crisis—that of white working-class Americans. The decline of this group, a demographic of our country that has been slowly disintegrating over forty years, has been reported on with growing frequency and alarm, but has... Read more
Audience: Adult

July 10, 2018

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

July 10, 2018

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

July 11, 2018

9:00am - 7:30pm
Thousands of books and other materials available! Come and grab a great deal! Books for children, tweens, teens, and adults available, as well as CDs, DVDs, and audiobooks.
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

July 11, 2018

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Audience: Adult, Teen

July 11, 2018

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Audience: Adult, Teen

July 12, 2018

9:00am - 7:30pm
Thousands of books and other materials available! Come and grab a great deal! Books for children, tweens, teens, and adults available, as well as CDs, DVDs, and audiobooks.
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

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