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Adult Events

October 21, 2017

2:00pm - 3:00pm
  Are you interested in wind power and electric cars? People’s Power and Light is a non-profit organization in Rhode Island and Massachusetts. Their mission is to make energy more affordable and environmentally sustainable for consumers and businesses through... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

October 23, 2017

6:30pm - 9:00pm
Join the Dante Society for an Italian Film Festival in the month of October. These film screenings are free and open to the public. Tonight, they will be showing Mediterraneo. Summary from Google: When a group of Italian soldiers washes up on a Greek island after the Allies sink their ship, the men... Read more
Audience: Adult

October 24, 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

October 24, 2017

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

October 25, 2017

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Join us at our “Medicare 101” meeting to learn about your Medicare Options from AAA and Aetna. Wednesday, Oct. 26th at 6 pm REGISTER HERE or Call... Read more
Audience: Adult

October 25, 2017

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Join us for the world premiere of our now stop-motion animated LEGO movie! The Animation Nation Club laboured all summer to create this ghostly, ghoulish, ghastly, and... goofy film - just in time for Halloween! Bring your friends... bring your family... it's going to be frighteningly good!!!
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

October 25, 2017

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

October 26, 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

October 27, 2017

10:00am - 12:00pm
Come create some art on an iPad! Drop in at any time during our program to draw a masterpiece on Tayasui Sketches, try some neat photo editing techniques in Camera, or bring your own headphones and compose a song in Garage Band! We will have some iPad Pros with Apple Pencils and some regular iPads... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

October 28, 2017

9:00am - 12:00pm
On the second and fourth Saturday of the month, from June through October, bring your gardening questions and/or soil samples to Wilcox Park.  URI Master Gardeners will test your sample as you wait, and provide suggestions for improvement.  They will provide research and experienced based answers... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

October 28, 2017

10:00am - 11:30am
On the fourth Saturday of the month, from June through October, come take a walk around Wilcox Park.  URI Master Gardeners will show you the native gardens and plants in the Park.  Tours begin with a history of the Park and an introduction to native plants.  We'll make a loop around the Park,... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

October 30, 2017

6:30pm - 9:00pm
Join the Dante Society for an Italian Film Festival in the month of October. These film screenings are free and open to the public. Tonight, they will be showing La Finestra di fonte (Facing Windows.) Summary from Google: An unhappily married woman (Giovanna Mezzogiorno) befriends... Read more
Audience: Adult

October 31, 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

November 01, 2017

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

November 01, 2017

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Charlene S. Senical has worked at the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, CT) since 1999 and is also an independent historian.  A native of the Westerly/Pawcatuck area, she has been researching the 1938 bequest of Mary Noyes Rogers to the Westerly Public Library for 10+ years.   For the first... Read more
Audience: Adult

November 02, 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

November 02, 2017

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Come see the naughty and nice children from your favorite books! Presented by Donna Celico. This program is designed for an adult audience.  Doors open at six pm. Seating is first come, first served, and is limited. Come early as the Auditorium will fill up quickly!
Audience: Adult

November 03, 2017

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Come see the naughty and nice children from your favorite books! Presented by Donna Celico. This program is designed for an adult audience.  Doors open at six pm. Seating is first come, first served, and is limited. Come early as the Auditorium will fill up quickly!
Audience: Adult

November 04, 2017

10:00am - 3:00pm
Come Write In and write to fulfill your NaNoWriMo goals this November! We will have a reserved table in the Reference Department for those working on their novels as part of National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo.) Writers are also welcome to use our spaces at any time of the month. We have quiet... Read more
Audience: Adult

November 04, 2017

12:30pm - 3:30pm
Learn how to needle felt!   Join us in the Reference Department for another of our popular needle felting workshops with instructors Kaydie and Amanda. The class is aimed at beginners and the teaching is relaxed and informal. The class is free and all supplies will be provided. Space is limited... Read more
Audience: Adult

November 04, 2017

1:30pm - 3:00pm
Charlene S. Senical has worked at the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, CT) since 1999 and is also an independent historian.  A native of the Westerly/Pawcatuck area, she has been researching the 1938 bequest of Mary Noyes Rogers to the Westerly Public Library for 10+ years.   For the first... Read more
Audience: Adult

November 04, 2017

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

November 06, 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

November 07, 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
6:00pm - 8:00pm
One of the most difficult tasks of being an artist is finding a way to connect with your audience meaningfully, and let them know about what you're doing.  Sometimes it's a marketing issue... you can't sell things to your audience if they don't know about them.  Other times it has more to do with... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

November 07, 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

November 09, 2017

10:00am - 11:30am
Join us for a photography workshop using iPads. We will cover the rule of thirds, camera angles and more! You won't want to miss this interactive workshop.  Please note that there is a 10 am session and a 6 pm session. Both workshops will cover the same subjects.  Registration Required. Please use... Read more
Audience: Adult

November 09, 2017

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Join us for a photography workshop using iPads. We will cover the rule of thirds, camera angles and more! You won't want to miss this interactive workshop. Please note that there is a 10 am session and a 6 pm session. Both workshops will cover the same subjects.  Registration Required. Please use... Read more
Audience: Adult

November 09, 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

November 10, 2017

2:30pm - 5:30pm
Come create some art on an iPad! Drop in at any time during our program to draw a masterpiece on Tayasui Sketches, try some neat photo editing techniques in Camera, or bring your own headphones and compose a song in Garage Band! We will have some iPad Pros with Apple Pencils and some regular iPads... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

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