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Adult Events

October 16, 2018

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Every job search has to start somewhere, but with the explosion of information and postings available online, knowing where to start and how to narrow information can be daunting. Join us for a free hands on class, on navigating indeed.com, the world's largest website for job postings, and using it... Read more
Audience: Adult

October 16, 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 16, 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 18, 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 18, 2018

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

October 18, 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

October 20, 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 20, 2018

10:00am - 2:00pm
Stop by the Makerspace for help making and sewing your Halloween costume!  Bring in your in-process costumes along with any fabric or supplies specific to your costume.   We have glue guns, an iron, rulers, large tables, and scissors. There will be 2 sewing machines set up, as well.  Open to... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

October 20, 2018

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Black Flags, Blue Waters: The Epic History of America’s Most Notorious Pirates Saturday, October 20th at 2 pm  Set against the backdrop of the Age of Exploration, Black Flags, Blue Waters reveals the... Read more
Audience: Adult

October 22, 2018

10:00am - 12:00pm
Aetna Medicare changes for 2019.  Monday Oct. 22 at 10 am
Audience: Adult

October 22, 2018

6:30pm - 9:00pm
Dante Society presents Italian Film Festival  Ciao, Professore! Monday, October 22nd at 6:30 pm Marco Sperelli is a teacher, he is divorced and he is sent to work in Corzano, a town near Naples. The first day of work he finds in the school only the school-caretaker and few girls and boys in the... Read more
Audience: Adult
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, we're using... Read more
Audience: Adult

October 23, 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
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Tuesday, October 23rd, 2018, at 6 pm in the Library Auditorium. The Southern URI Master Gardeners presents "Gardening for Wildlife" by Kim Calcagno, Refuge Manager at Audubon Society of Rhode Island.  The talk will introduce gardeners to techniques, design ideas, and plant choices for attracting... Read more
Audience: Adult

October 23, 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 23, 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

October 24, 2018

6:00pm - 7:30pm
This is a information session for anyone who is interested in becoming a foster parent in Westerly, RI. Wednesday, October 24th at 6pm.
Audience: Adult

October 25, 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 25, 2018

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Welcoming all ages and experience!  Stop by the Makerspace to play or learn the venerable game of whist in a fun and relaxed environment.  No supplies are necessary.
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

October 27, 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

October 27, 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

October 29, 2018

6:30pm - 9:00pm
Dante Society presents Italian Film Festival  It Started in Naples Monday, October 29th at 6:30 pm Mike Hamilton, a Philadelphia lawyer, comes to Naples to settle the estate of his long estranged "black sheep" brother. Once there, he discovers that the deceased has left an eight-year old little... Read more
Audience: Adult

October 29, 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

October 30, 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 30, 2018

5:30pm - 7:30pm
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... Read more
Audience: Adult

October 30, 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

November 01, 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
5:00pm - 7:45pm
Aetna Medicare changes for 2019.  Thursday, Nov. 1 at 5 pm.
Audience: Adult

November 03, 2018

10:00am - 1:00pm
  Author Read Aloud Schedule 10:05: Tara Williams- Angel Friends 10:20: Dana Garbardella-  Grandma’s House and Mama     Bear’s Magic 10:35: Rick Billings- Melba Blue 10:50: Mark Perry... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

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