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Adult Events

September 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

September 20, 2018

6:00pm - 6:30pm
Celebrate World Peace Day > > International Day of Peace (Peace Day) is observed > around the world on September 21.  Established in 1981 > by unanimous United Nations resolution, Peace Day > provides a globally shared date for all humanity to > commit to peace above all... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

September 20, 2018

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Class Cancelled Due to construction Going back to school or starting a new job? Whether it be something as simple as typing a letter, or as complex as writing a thesis, everyone needs to make use of a word processing program at some point.  Let us help you learn some tricks and... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

September 22, 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
10:00am - 3:30pm
What is a Camera Obscura?  Come to the Park by the Pond and find out! Hint-- It's a really cool, naturally occuring, optical phenomenon that you won't believe until you see it!
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

September 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

September 22, 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

September 24, 2018

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Making has become something of a modern slogan, as the artisian and fabricator begins to find their place in our society again. If you've every been interested in joining the maker movement, stop by the library and get a chance to familiarize yourself with the tools and equipment in our Makerspace... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

September 25, 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

September 25, 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

September 25, 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
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

September 27, 2018

3:00pm - 4:00pm
  It has been exactly 100 years ago this year that WW I ended. We pause to  remember the scarifices of 4 million US military and the 23 killed from Pawcatuck and Westerly. Our DAV chapter #6 is named after one of the fallen hero's...100 years ago today Josiah Ferguson Broadfoot was KIA in France.... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

September 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

September 27, 2018

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Going back to school or starting a new job? Whether it be something as simple as typing a letter, or as complex as writing a thesis, everyone needs to make use of a word processing program at some point.  Let us help you learn some tricks and techniques, so that you'll find working with Microsoft... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

September 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

September 29, 2018

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Calling all bookworms, bakers, and banned book enthusiasts! Westerly Library and Wilcox Park is celebrating Banned Books Week (September 23-29) with a special exhibit of edible art!  We’re looking for individuals, or teams, to submit “edible books” based on books that are/have been banned or... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

October 02, 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

October 02, 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

October 04, 2018

2:00pm - 3:00pm
¨ If you love movies ¨ Are interested in sharing your favorites with others ¨  Want to learn from those who enjoy film too ¨ Want input into the library’s DVD collection Similar to a book club, each month we will chose movies or a TV series to watch at home for discussion the following month.... Read more
Audience: Adult

October 04, 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

October 06, 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

October 08, 2018

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

October 09, 2018

9:00am - 11:30am
Stop by and get your Flu Shot from Walgreens. 9 am - 11:30 am in the Old main Reading Room, First Floor of the Westerly Library. Please bring your insurance information with you. For senior citizen's they will have the pneumonia shot as well. 
Audience: Adult

October 09, 2018

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Audience: Adult

October 09, 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

October 09, 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
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 11, 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

October 12, 2018

7:00pm - 10:00pm
 Trivia Night to Support Westerly Library and Wilcox Park! $120 per Team (Maximum of Six Players per Team)... Read more
Audience: Adult

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