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Adult Events

January 15, 2019

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Are you curious about plant-based foods? Whether you are vegan, vegetarian, or mostly carnivorous, all are welcome! This casual monthly club is a chance to share questions, recipes, tips and concerns about implementing more plant-based foods in your diet! Contact Caroline in the... Read more
Audience: Adult

January 15, 2019

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Savoy Bookshop & Café and Westerly Library present an author talk and book signing with Nancy McCann Vericker, the author of Unchained: Our Family's Addiction Mess Is Our Message. Books will be available for purchase at the event.... Read more
Audience: Adult

January 15, 2019

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

January 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
5:30pm - 7:30pm
The Westerly Area Peace and Justice Group presents the 2nd Annual Reading of Dr. King's Letter from Birmingham Jail at 5:30 pm on... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

January 17, 2019

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

January 18, 2019

9:00am - 12:00pm
Join Martyn Gallagher for a training on customer service.  Friday, January 18 at 9 am About Martyn Gallagher and REAP: Marty Gallagher is the creator of the six-step educational course entitled The REAP... Read more
Audience: Adult

January 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 Erik at ... Read more
Audience: Adult

January 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

January 22, 2019

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

January 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

January 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

January 26, 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
10:00am - 2:30pm
 FUNDA FEST 21: A Celebration of Black Storytelling. We are looking forward to beginning our week with you!  Saturday January 26, 2019. We will have Ron Daise from the tv show Gullah Gullah Island as our featured... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

January 28, 2019

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

January 29, 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

January 29, 2019

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

January 29, 2019

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

January 31, 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

February 02, 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

February 05, 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

February 05, 2019

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

February 06, 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

February 06, 2019

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Westerly Library  FILM CLUB Next meeting Wednesday February 6th at 2pm in the Reference Room  ... Read more
Audience: Adult

February 06, 2019

6:30pm - 7:30pm
In this busy, fast-paced world, peace seems like an elusive commodity. Dr. Alan R. Post; {chiropractic physician, long time meditator and contributing author to “Meditation as Medication for the Soul” by Rajinder Singh}, will share a simple, effective meditation technique that can help us... Read more
Audience: Adult
6:00pm - 7:45pm
Gallery Opening--Our Story: 350 Years Wednesday, February 6 at 6 pm Come see Westerly History illustrated by highlights from the collections of the Babcock-Smith House Museum and the Westerly Historical Society. The exhibit will run from February 6 through March 28 in the Westerly Library Gallery... Read more
Audience: Adult

February 07, 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

February 09, 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

February 09, 2019

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

February 12, 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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