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In an effort to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19 in our community Westerly Library will be closed until at least April 4th. All programs have been cancelled through April 4th as well. We will continue to communicate with you as our response to this outbreak evolves. Please check back regularly for updates.

Adult Events

March 28, 2020

10:00am - 1:00pm
**This program has been cancelled through April 4th. Please check back for updates**... Read more
Audience: Adult

March 28, 2020

10:30am - 12:00pm
THIS PROGRAM HAS BEEN CANCELLED THROUGH MARCH. Adult Writers Workshop will meet every Saturday. Share work, discuss readings, and write in response... Read more
Audience: Adult

March 30, 2020

4:00pm - 7:00pm
**This program has been cancelled through April 4th. Please check back for updates** AARP membership is NOT required, and the program is open to taxpayers of all ages and backgrounds. What you'll need: Social security card and photo ID Copy of last year's tax... Read more
Audience: Adult

March 30, 2020

5:00pm - 7:30pm
THIS PROGRAM HAS BEEN CANCELLED.   Career con artist Roy Courtnay (Ian McKellan) can hardly believe his luck when he meets well-to-do... Read more
Audience: Adult

March 31, 2020

1:00pm - 4:00pm
THIS PROGRAM HAS BEEN CANCELLED FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH. Do you, or a loved one, need information on where... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

March 31, 2020

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

March 31, 2020

5:30pm - 7:30pm
THIS PROGRAM HAS BEEN CANCELLED ... Read more
Audience: Adult

March 31, 2020

6:00pm - 7:45pm
THIS PROGRAM HAS BEEN CANCELLED THRU THE END OF MARCH. Amatuer or experienced sewers are welcome to come by.  Sit down and talk with... Read more
Audience: Adult

April 01, 2020

12:30pm - 2:00pm
**The Art Show has been cancelled** Beyond the Label: Discovering the Individual Art Show... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

April 01, 2020

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

April 01, 2020

5:00pm - 5:30pm
Come to one of our information sessions (5:00-5:30 or 5:30-6 PM) and learn about our brand new running group, designed to help almost anyone go from a "non runner" to a "5k distance runner" in 8 weeks, following the C25k® program! This session is not mandatory for participation in... Read more
Audience: Adult
5:30pm - 6:00pm
Come to one of our information sessions (5:00-5:30 or 5:30-6 PM) and learn about our brand new running group, designed to help almost anyone go from a "non runner" to a "5k distance runner" in 8 weeks, following the C25k® program! This session is not mandatory for participation in... Read more
Audience: Adult

April 01, 2020

5:00pm - 6:30pm
**The Art Show has been cancelled** Beyond the Label: Discovering the Individual Art Show... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

April 02, 2020

3:00pm - 7:00pm
Get a jump start on your Spring garden by starting your seeds indoors! Drop in the library at anytime between 3-7pm, where we will have a variety of seeds to choose from, including lettuce and peas. These specific vegetables do best when started... Read more
Audience: Adult

April 02, 2020

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

April 02, 2020

6:00pm - 7:30pm
**THIS PROGRAM HAS BEEN CANCELLED** LEARN  the  LANGUAGE  of  IRELAND Classes are held on the First & Third Thursdays of the month from September to June and are FREE... Read more
Audience: Adult

April 04, 2020

10:00am - 1:00pm
**This program has been cancelled through April 4th. Please check back for updates**... Read more
Audience: Adult
10:00am - 12:00pm
**This program has been cancelled, and will be rescheduled at a later date. Please check back for updates** ... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

April 04, 2020

10:30am - 12:00pm
THIS PROGRAM HAS BEEN CANCELLED THROUGH MARCH. Adult Writers Workshop will meet every Saturday. Share work, discuss readings, and write in response... Read more
Audience: Adult

April 06, 2020

12:00pm - 1:30pm
Peace and Justice Group of Westerly and Pawcatuck will meet the first Monday of every month at 12pm.
Audience: Adult

April 06, 2020

4:00pm - 7:00pm
**This program has been cancelled through April 4th. Please check back for updates** AARP membership is NOT required, and the program is open to taxpayers of all ages and backgrounds. What you'll need: Social security card and photo ID Copy of last year's tax... Read more
Audience: Adult

April 07, 2020

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

April 07, 2020

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

April 07, 2020

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

April 07, 2020

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

April 07, 2020

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. If this is your first time attending the class,... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

April 08, 2020

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

April 08, 2020

5:00pm - 5:45pm
Join us for our WEEK 1 Group Run!  ----- Our brand new running group is designed to help almost anyone go from a "non runner" to a "5k distance runner" in 8 weeks, following the C25k® program!  The C25k® program is designed for beginners, easing you into running for progressively longer distances,... Read more
Audience: Adult

April 09, 2020

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

April 10, 2020

10:00am - 5:00pm
Are you registered to vote? Have you moved recently and need to update your registration? Stop by the Library between 10 am and 5 pm to register. We will have paper registrations on hand for both Rhode Island and Connecticut. You will also be able to register online with iPads on hand!  You... Read more
Audience: Adult

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