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Adult Events

October 15, 2019

10:30am - 12:30pm
Universal Wealth Management will be running a Social Securtiy and Medicare Seminar. Tuesday, Oct. 15th at 10:30 AM
Audience: Adult

October 15, 2019

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

October 15, 2019

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

October 15, 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

October 15, 2019

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

October 15, 2019

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

October 16, 2019

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

October 16, 2019

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Deepfakes are an emerging technology, powered by the synthesis of large scale photo and video libraries, and machine learning.  What are these powerful tools of advertising and propaganda, and why did anyone think dreaming them up was a good idea?  How can you know the difference between what's... Read more
Audience: Adult
5:30pm - 6:30pm
You may have heard of the Sunrise Movement before. They have planned strikes, confronted politicians, and fought tirelessly for a green new deal.  We are excited to announce that there is now a chapter in Stonington and Westerly! Formerly known as Teens Against Pollution, now anyone under 35 is... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

October 17, 2019

3:00pm - 6:00pm
Come have some screen free fun with the famiily!  Each week there will be different board games provided from 3-6pm, for families to come and enjoy. Games are geared towards ages 7 and up, but all are welcome
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

October 17, 2019

5:30pm - 6:30pm
Please join us for a Foster Care informational on Thursday, October 17th at 5:30 PM   Foster Care Programs Communities for People provides ... Read more
Audience: Adult

October 17, 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
5:00pm - 7:30pm
Why should the kids have all the fun?  Adults are welcome to stop by and try out the library's virtual reality at any time, but come by for a special night of guided experiences and gaming with our technology staff. Let the future amaze you!  
Audience: Adult

October 17, 2019

6:00pm - 7:30pm
This July, our Irish Games Night as Gaeilge ( in IRISH ) is planned for the 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month from 6:00 - 7:30 pm on the Second Floor Westerly Library Roberts ... Read more
Audience: Adult
6:30pm - 7:45pm
The New England High School Cycling Association is gearing up for our fourth year of mountain bike racing all across New England. This year we expect to have 800 kids racing in all age groups. We are looking forward to another exciting season of racing across New England. Join NEHSCA and our local... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

October 19, 2019

1:30pm - 2:30pm
"Finding Mrs Ford" Book Talk and Signing with Deborah Goodrich Royce  Saturday, October 19th at 1:30 PM  Mrs. Ford leads a privileged life.  Early one morning in the summer of 2014, the past pays a call to collect. The FBI arrives to question her about a man from Iraq—a Chaldean Christian from... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

October 19, 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 Marilyn at mrusso@westerlylibrary.org... Read more
Audience: Adult

October 19, 2019

10:00pm - 11:50pm
This month's Community Spotlight is on the The United Theatre! **This event will be held here at the library in our Auditorium.** Please join us for a late night showing of ... Read more
Audience: Adult

October 21, 2019

6:00pm - 7:30pm
If you're a fan of books and food, this club is for you! Once a month, the Cookbook Club meets in the 3rd floor Terrace Room. Each month we focus on a different cookbook: we choose recipes to prepare and share with the group, and discuss the cookbook over a delicious meal! This month for the club's... Read more
Audience: Adult
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Literacy Volunteers of Washington County offers a  free conversation classes for English language learners looking to  improve their conversation skills and make new friends. Every Monday evening at 5:30 pm in the Roberts Room.    Classes are also offered on ... Read more
Audience: Adult

October 21, 2019

6:30pm - 9:00pm
Dante Society presents Italian Film Festival  Il Postino (The Postman) Monday, October 21st at 6:30 pm Simple Italian postman learns to love poetry while delivering mail to a famous poet; he uses this to woo local beauty Beatrice.  - IMDB    
Audience: Adult

October 22, 2019

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

October 22, 2019

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

October 22, 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

October 22, 2019

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

October 22, 2019

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

October 23, 2019

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

October 23, 2019

5:30pm - 6:30pm
You may have heard of the Sunrise Movement before. They have planned strikes, confronted politicians, and fought tirelessly for a green new deal.  We are excited to announce that there is now a chapter in Stonington and Westerly! Formerly known as Teens Against Pollution, now anyone under 35 is... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

October 24, 2019

3:00pm - 6:00pm
Come have some screen free fun with the famiily!  Each week there will be different board games provided from 3-6pm, for families to come and enjoy. Games are geared towards ages 7 and up, but all are welcome
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

October 24, 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

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