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Adult Events

December 13, 2017

10:00am - 3:00pm
Join HealthSourceRI between 10:00 am and 3:00 pm to get help signing up for coverage or renewing your insurance for 2017. To enroll or renew please bring for all members of your family: Last 4 weeks of pay stubs Social Security numbers Immigration documents 2015 Tax Return... Read more
Audience: Adult

December 13, 2017

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Are you a yarn crafter? Then have we got a workshop for you! Learn to use Ravelry, an online community of yarn crafters where you can find patterns, yarn information, trends, discussion, and more. You can search for patterns that are perfect for you, even down to the amount of a certain weight of... Read more
Audience: Adult

December 13, 2017

6:00pm - 7:00pm
The Black Tie Brothers consists of 2 friends, Phil Audette and Brendon Bjorness-Murano, who perform a mixture of holiday classics with an acoustic, soulful sound, including elements of of both live looping and bluesy improvisation. Come get into the holiday mood with re-imagined versions of your... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

December 14, 2017

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
5:30pm - 8:00pm
Prepare for the release of Episode VIII: The Last Jedi by watching Episode VII: The Force Awakens! Get caught up with new and old characters just in time for the next release! Rated PG-13 From IMDB: Three decades after the defeat of the Galactic Empire, a new threat arises. The First Order attempts... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

December 15, 2017

10:00am - 12:00pm
PLEASE NOTE: THIS EVENT IS FULL Join us for casual, quality timewith Ol' Saint Nick! Here's the perfect chance for someone shy or newto get comfortable with Santa! Each registered family will get a private sitting time with Santa!*Sensory Friendly* Ages Birth to 5. Pre-Registration... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids

December 15, 2017

1:00pm - 6:00pm
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

December 16, 2017

9:30am - 1:00pm
Homebuyer Education Class - Saturday March 18, 2017 from 9:30am-1:00pm       For more than 40 years, Rhode Island Housing has been making it easier for people to call Rhode Island home. We offer an extensive line of loan options for first-time homebuyers, current homeowners and... Read more
Audience: Adult

December 18, 2017

5:30pm - 7:30pm
Join us for a Pop-Up Museum, a temporary exhibit made by anyone who wants to participate! Our theme this month is "I Made This!" so bring anything you've made that you want to show off. It can be a photo of your item if you can't bring the item in. Show off your art, crafts, and more! You'll also... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen
6:00pm - 7:00pm
For this month's Cookbook Club, we will be holding a cookie swap! Each participant should bring 4 dozen of their favorite homemade holiday cookie (a dozen will be to eat/taste during the event, and 3 dozen will be for participants to take home). You can choose any cookie recipe,... Read more
Audience: Adult

December 19, 2017

10:15am - 11:15am
Fa La La La LA!!!! Our first EVER sing-a-long circle will take place on  Tuesdays December 5 & 19th | 10:15am | All  Ages Join our Olean Center friends for an hour of holiday songs and instrument playing. BYO Instrument strongly encouraged!
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

December 19, 2017

5:30pm - 7:30pm
Knit and Crochet @ Westerly Library   Come to the library for our friendly knitting, crochet, needlework, and yarn craft club. Bring your project, work on a project with others, share your techniques or learn a new skill. Join us on the second floor in the Reference Department any time between 5:30... Read more
Audience: Adult

December 19, 2017

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.
Audience: Adult, Teen

December 20, 2017

6:00pm - 7:00pm
He's Back! The man of the hour will be returning to the library this year for a story and pictures! Dress your best, gather your family, and set your calendar. Don't forget to get your letters or emails to Santa before December 15th!!!
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

December 21, 2017

10:00am - 11:00am
Fiddle n' Fun is returning to the library after two great programs this summer! This time we join them in Holiday spirit with an hour of strings and singing! Be sure not to miss this opportunity to ring in the Holiday fun. Ages 3 and up | No Registration Required
Audience: Adult, Kids

December 21, 2017

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 22, 2017

2:00pm - 5:00pm
Drop in and create on an iPad! There's no lesson, no structure, no pressure. Feel free to try out different apps and create something neat. You can use a drawing app with an Apple Pencil, use Garage Band to compose a song, take photos and edit them with Camera, or make a short film in iMovie.  Feel... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

December 24, 2017

9:00am - 4:00pm
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

December 25, 2017

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

December 26, 2017

10:00am - 4:00pm
Winter themed crafts available from 10am -4pm Drop-In | No Registration Required.
Audience: Adult, Kids

December 27, 2017

10:30am - 11:30am
Little Yoga is a holistic health program for childrenof all ages and their families! The program is designed to set goals and provideopportunities to reach them using children's yoga and mindfulnesstechniques . Students will use music and yoga poses to build strength,flexibility, coordination and... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids

December 27, 2017

6:00pm - 7:45pm
Audience: Adult

December 28, 2017

10:00am - 11:00am
Our friends from the Children's Workshop Westerly will be sharing a special storytime with us! All Ages | No Registration Required
Audience: Adult, Kids

December 28, 2017

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 29, 2017

10:30am - 11:30am
Our friend Dave Marchetti will be spending the morning with us and some of his favorite slithery, crawling, creeping, scaly friends! All Ages | No Registration Required
Audience: Adult, Kids

January 02, 2018

6:00pm - 6:45pm
Meditation group--all ages and experience levels are welcome! Join us in the Terrace Room of the Westerly Library on Tuesday evening from 6:00 - 6:45 pm.
Audience: Adult, Teen

January 03, 2018

5:00pm - 8:00pm
The beginning of a new year is a great time to adopt a new perspective on things.  The Library’s Hoxie Gallery exhibit for the month of January, entitled “Eye of the Artist”, may be just what you need to get your new year going in the right direction. Join Westerly artists Elaine Chicoria and Heidi... Read more
Audience: Adult

January 06, 2018

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Have a story you need to tell? Want to hear from and learn more about your neighbors and community members? Join us in the New Year for a brand new Writer's Workshop here at the library! We will be discussing readings, sharing work, and free writing together in the spirit of community building.... Read more
Audience: Adult

January 09, 2018

1:00pm - 2:00pm
  “There, in the middle of the broad, bright high-road—there, as if it had that moment sprung out of the earth or dropped from the heaven—stood the figure of a solitary Woman, dressed from head to foot in white garments.” Thus young Walter Hartright first meets the mysterious woman in white in... Read more
Audience: Adult

January 09, 2018

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