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Discover the beautiful towns of Westerly, RI and Stonington, CT.

Adult Events

July 10, 2018

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Hillbilly Elegy is a passionate and personal analysis of a culture in crisis—that of white working-class Americans. The decline of this group, a demographic of our country that has been slowly disintegrating over forty years, has been reported on with growing frequency and alarm, but has... Read more
Audience: Adult

July 10, 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

July 10, 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

July 11, 2018

9:00am - 7:30pm
Thousands of books and other materials available! Come and grab a great deal! Books for children, tweens, teens, and adults available, as well as CDs, DVDs, and audiobooks.
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

July 11, 2018

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Audience: Adult, Teen

July 11, 2018

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

July 12, 2018

9:00am - 7:30pm
Thousands of books and other materials available! Come and grab a great deal! Books for children, tweens, teens, and adults available, as well as CDs, DVDs, and audiobooks.
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

July 12, 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
6:00pm - 7:30pm
From June 28 to August 2, for six Thursday evenings this summer retired Naval Academy professor Bob Madison will offer a course in Literature of the Sea at the Westerly Public Library. Madison, who taught at Annapolis for over twenty-five years, has edited over a dozen volumes of sea literature and... Read more
Audience: Adult

July 13, 2018

9:00am - 5:30pm
Thousands of books and other materials available! Come and grab a great deal! Books for children, tweens, teens, and adults available, as well as CDs, DVDs, and audiobooks.
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

July 14, 2018

9:00am - 12:00pm
Ask a Master Gardener and get a free soil test! Bring your garden questions, insects, damaged leaves, etc.!  Get research-based answers to all your gardening questions.  Have your soil tested and get advice on how to improve it!  URI Master Gardeners will be on the Esplanade outside the Library (... Read more
Audience: Adult
9:00am - 3:30pm
Thousands of books and other materials available! Come and grab a great deal! Books for children, tweens, teens, and adults available, as well as CDs, DVDs, and audiobooks.
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

July 14, 2018

10:00am - 11:30am
Tour Wilcox Park.  Wilcox Park is home to 28 trees in the R.I. Big Tree Registry - more than any other place in the state!  Learn how a tree gets into the Registry, and meet the Champions and other Big Trees in the Park.  URI Master Gardeners will lead you around one loop of the Park, beginning and... Read more
Audience: Adult

July 17, 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

July 17, 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

July 18, 2018

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Audience: Adult, Teen

July 18, 2018

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

July 18, 2018

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

July 19, 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
6:00pm - 7:30pm
From June 28 to August 2, for six Thursday evenings this summer retired Naval Academy professor Bob Madison will offer a course in Literature of the Sea at the Westerly Public Library. Madison, who taught at Annapolis for over twenty-five years, has edited over a dozen volumes of sea literature and... Read more
Audience: Adult

July 24, 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

July 24, 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

July 24, 2018

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Renaissance Toastmasters of Westerly, gathers twice a month (2nd & 4th Tuesdays) to share stories and get comfortable... Read more
Audience: Adult

July 25, 2018

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Audience: Adult, Teen

July 25, 2018

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Join us Wednesday, July 25th at 6:30pm for The Not So Golden Life of the Gilded Age Wife presented by Velya Jancz-Urban Grounded Goodwife. Although Gilded Age women in the upper and lower classes had many differences, they had one similarity – women were viewed as second best to men, and were ... Read more
Audience: Adult

July 25, 2018

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

July 26, 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
6:00pm - 7:30pm
From June 28 to August 2, for six Thursday evenings this summer retired Naval Academy professor Bob Madison will offer a course in Literature of the Sea at the Westerly Public Library. Madison, who taught at Annapolis for over twenty-five years, has edited over a dozen volumes of sea literature and... Read more
Audience: Adult

July 28, 2018

9:00am - 12:00pm
Ask a Master Gardener and get a free soil test! Bring your garden questions, insects, damaged leaves, etc.!  Get research-based answers to all your gardening questions.  Have your soil tested and get advice on how to improve it!  URI Master Gardeners will be on the Esplanade outside the Library (... Read more
Audience: Adult

July 28, 2018

10:00am - 11:30am
Tour Wilcox Park.  Wilcox Park is home to many native trees and shrubs, and has several gardens planted mainly with natives.  Learn about the value of natives, and see the native gardens and plants in the Park.  URI Master Gardeners will lead you around one loop of the Park, beginning and ending at... Read more
Audience: Adult

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