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Adult Events

December 10, 2018

10:30am - 11:30am
Join our Frank Olean Center friends, as we play with instruments, have fun and sing our fa-la-la’s out! Instruments will be provided, but feel free to bring your own!  
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

December 10, 2018

4:00pm - 7:30pm
With the holidays fast approaching, if you're having a hard time coming up with gift ideas, stop by our makerspace, and see if we can help you create something new and unique for someone on your gift list. Feel free to contact Tim (thayes@westerlylibrary.... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

December 11, 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

December 11, 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

December 12, 2018

5:00pm - 6:00pm
Are you new to the area? Interested in getting to know the town, and making connections with others?  The library could use your input! We are working on designing a fun and unique program that will help newcomers to the area feel welcome, connected, and truly at home. To develop areally meaningful... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

December 12, 2018

6:00pm - 7:30pm
League of Women Voters - South County  Presents a program on Census 2020  The speaker will be Deborrah Smith, RI Partner Specialist US Census Bureau Wednesday, December 12th, 2018 at 6 PM  Westerly Library Auditorium  This program is free and open to the public.
Audience: Adult

December 13, 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

December 13, 2018

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Welcome to Sexuality and Gender Acceptance, a discussion and support group for adults about LGBTQ+ stories and issues in books, movies, TV shows, and more. This group will foster community through the sharing of stories by and for those who identify as LGBTQ+ and questioning in an inclusive,... Read more
Audience: Adult

December 15, 2018

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 Erik at ... Read more
Audience: Adult

December 17, 2018

4:00pm - 7:30pm
With the holidays fast approaching, if you're having a hard time coming up with gift ideas, stop by our makerspace, and see if we can help you create something new and unique for someone on your gift list. Feel free to contact Tim (thayes@westerlylibrary.... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

December 17, 2018

6:00pm - 7:30pm
For this month's Cookbook Club, we will be holding a cookie swap! We'll prepare cookies from the cookbook Dories Cookies by Dorie Greenspan. Each participant should bring ... Read more
Audience: Adult

December 18, 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

December 18, 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

December 18, 2018

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, 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

December 20, 2018

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Come play Cribbage in a fun and relaxed environment.  Welcome to all ages! The library has some boards but please bring one if you can! Registration is NOT required beforehand.  Contact Melanie at mdesantis@westerlylibrary.org with any questions... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

December 21, 2018

12:45pm - 2:30pm
Come create fun original art work with artists from The Frank Olean Center, Inc. at a community art class at the Westerly Library. Classes will be instructed by Olean staff member Stephanie and include projects in acrylic, watercolor, and mixed media. All materials will be supplied by The Frank... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

December 22, 2018

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 Erik at ... Read more
Audience: Adult

December 24, 2018

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

December 25, 2018

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

December 26, 2018

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Don't miss this one-of-a-kind holiday music experience! For children ages 3 and up, this workshop will involve singing, movement, stories, instruments, and much more!
Audience: Adult, Kids

December 27, 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

December 29, 2018

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 Erik at ... Read more
Audience: Adult

December 31, 2018

11:00am - 12:00pm
Start the New Year’s magic early with this high energy magic show which combines audience participation and comedy with good ole family fun! A true experience of wonder, sure to please both children and "children at heart!" Show will be followed by a countdown to 12 (noon) to bring in the new year... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids

December 31, 2018

1:00pm - 8:00pm
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

January 01, 2019

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

January 02, 2019

10:00am - 11:30am
Are you or a loved one living with memory loss? Come join the Memory Café and meet new friends! It’s a gathering for anyone with cognitive impairment or dementia, and their care partners. Open and FREE to the public. The 1st. Weds. of every month, beginning 11/7/18 10-11:30 am refreshments provided... Read more
Audience: Adult

January 03, 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

January 05, 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 Erik at ... Read more
Audience: Adult

January 08, 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

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