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Westerly Library and Wilcox Park is currently experiencing telephone difficultly and our provider is working to correct the issue. In the meantime, if you need to reach any one of our public service desks please use the email addresses below or stop in the library. We apologize for this inconvenience. Reference: reference@westerlylibrary.org | Kids: kids@westerlylibrary.org | Teens: teens@westerlylibrary.org | Technology: tech@westerlylibrary.org

All Upcoming Events Events

September 28, 2021

9:00am - 10:00am
We invite you to join us and Chelsea from Bluebird Yoga for an all levels (beginner friendly) yoga practice in the park Tuesdays at 9:00am! Wake up your body with a gentle stretch followed by flowing movement and strengthening. We will be meeting behind the pond, next to the big tree and near the... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen
9:00am - 10:00am
We invite you to join us and Chelsea from Bluebird Yoga for an all levels (beginner friendly) yoga practice in the park Tuesdays at 9:00am! Wake up your body with a gentle stretch followed by flowing movement and strengthening. We will be meeting behind the pond, next to the big tree and near the... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

September 28, 2021

10:00am - 10:30am
Join Sandy on Tuesdays and Meagan on Wednesdays at 10 am in the Terrace Room for a family storytime and craft to go! The program will be geared towards ages birth through 11 years when accompanied by a caregiver.  *Please note: patrons will be in charge of their own social distancing. End times are... Read more
Audience: Kids

September 28, 2021

10:00am - 2:00pm
The League of Women Voters of RI will have a table set up out on the esplanade in Wilcox Park! They will be there to answer all of your voter registration questions, and will have registration applications available to fill out and submit.
Audience: Adult

September 28, 2021

1:00pm - 4:00pm
During these challenging times individuals need assistance now more than ever. Our volunteer Community Resource Advocate, Susan Rosen, is available to offer help! Susan can be reached via email to offer guidance to connect you or loved ones with local resources available based on specific needs.... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen
1:00pm - 4:00pm
During these challenging times individuals need assistance now more than ever. Our volunteer Community Resource Advocate, Susan Rosen, is available to offer help! Susan can be reached via email to offer guidance to connect you or loved ones with local resources available based on specific needs.... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

September 28, 2021

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Do you have problems with technology?Do you have questions about new gadgets?Do you have frustrations with the internet? NEW day and time!Come join us every Tuesday afternoon at 2PM via... Read more
Audience: Adult

September 28, 2021

5:30pm - 7:30pm
The Knit and Crochet Group is meeting weekly upstairs in Reference! For more information and to participate please email cwalsh@westerlylibrary.org
Audience: Adult

September 29, 2021

9:30am - 10:00am
STRETCH & STRENGTHEN Ready for a workout that gets results and relieves pain & stiffness?! Get ready to dynamically strengthen and stretch to develop a strong, toned and elongated body with full range of motion! Spring into Summer ESSENTRICS featured at Wilcox Park! Heather Van Dam is a... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen
9:30am - 10:00am
STRETCH & STRENGTHEN Ready for a workout that gets results and relieves pain & stiffness?! Get ready to dynamically strengthen and stretch to develop a strong, toned and elongated body with full range of motion! Spring into Summer ESSENTRICS featured at Wilcox Park! Heather Van Dam is a... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen
10:00am - 10:30am
Join Sandy on Tuesdays and Meagan on Wednesdays at 10 am in the Terrace Room for a family storytime and craft to go! The program will be geared towards ages birth through 11 years when accompanied by a caregiver.  *Please note: patrons will be in charge of their own social distancing. End times are... Read more
Audience: Kids

September 30, 2021

10:00am - 1:00pm
Join the Friends for their Summer Pop-up Book Sales! Look for them out on the esplanade Thursdays from 10 am-1 pm, July 8th-September 30th. *They will not have a sale on Thursday, September 2nd.* Cash or check only please.
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen
10:00am - 1:00pm
Join the Friends for their Summer Pop-up Book Sales! Look for them out on the esplanade Thursdays from 10 am-1 pm, July 8th-September 30th. *They will not have a sale on Thursday, September 2nd.* Cash or check only please.
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen
10:00am - 1:00pm
Join the Friends for their Summer Pop-up Book Sales! Look for them out on the esplanade Thursdays from 10 am-1 pm, July 8th-September 30th. *They will not have a sale on Thursday, September 2nd.* Cash or check only please.
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

September 30, 2021

4:00pm - 4:30pm
Join the teen librarian via Zoom or in person for book discussions, recommendations, and creative writing tips! This is a hybrid event and will be held on Zoom and in the Teen space. Registration is required. For more information and to register please email... Read more
Audience: Teen

October 01, 2021

5:00pm - 5:30pm
Join us as we kick off Inktober! At the kick off event we will decorate our notebook covers and play some drawing games. Then join us on YouTube Oct 8th, 15th & 22nd for tips and tricks on how to... Read more
Audience: Kids

October 02, 2021

9:00am - 4:00pm
Beginning on the first Saturday of each month, you can come grab a bag of supplies from the ‘Kids’ tote (located in the Kid's Room) for this once a month craft, then follow along with the video on our YouTube channel ... Read more
Audience: Kids

October 02, 2021

10:15am - 11:00am
Please join us for Zumba in Wilcox Park on Saturday mornings with Yvonne Brown and Tina Pagliusi! Classes are FREE and will be held on the grassy area by the back of the pond, weather permitting.  "Zumba is a fitness program that combines Latin and international music with dance moves. Zumba... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen
10:15am - 11:00am
Please join us for Zumba in Wilcox Park on Saturday mornings with Yvonne Brown and Tina Pagliusi! Classes are FREE and will be held on the grassy area by the back of the pond, weather permitting.  "Zumba is a fitness program that combines Latin and international music with dance moves. Zumba... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

October 05, 2021

9:00am - 10:00am
We invite you to join us and Chelsea from Bluebird Yoga for an all levels (beginner friendly) yoga practice in the park Tuesdays at 9:00am! Wake up your body with a gentle stretch followed by flowing movement and strengthening. We will be meeting behind the pond, next to the big tree and near the... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen
9:00am - 10:00am
We invite you to join us and Chelsea from Bluebird Yoga for an all levels (beginner friendly) yoga practice in the park Tuesdays at 9:00am! Wake up your body with a gentle stretch followed by flowing movement and strengthening. We will be meeting behind the pond, next to the big tree and near the... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

October 05, 2021

10:00am - 10:30am
Join Sandy on Tuesdays and Meagan on Wednesdays at 10 am in the Terrace Room for a family storytime and craft to go! The program will be geared towards ages birth through 11 years when accompanied by a caregiver.  *Please note: patrons will be in charge of their own social distancing. End times are... Read more
Audience: Kids

October 05, 2021

1:00pm - 4:00pm
During these challenging times individuals need assistance now more than ever. Our volunteer Community Resource Advocate, Susan Rosen, is available to offer help! Susan can be reached via email to offer guidance to connect you or loved ones with local resources available based on specific needs.... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen
1:00pm - 4:00pm
During these challenging times individuals need assistance now more than ever. Our volunteer Community Resource Advocate, Susan Rosen, is available to offer help! Susan can be reached via email to offer guidance to connect you or loved ones with local resources available based on specific needs.... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

October 05, 2021

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Do you have problems with technology?Do you have questions about new gadgets?Do you have frustrations with the internet? NEW day and time!Come join us every Tuesday afternoon at 2PM via... Read more
Audience: Adult

October 05, 2021

5:00pm - 7:00pm
Please join ENRICHri with their program "Introduction to Homeschooling: A Workshop for Parents New to Homeschooling or Interested in Homeschooling"! The program will be held in the library's third floor Terrace room. The topics that will be discussed include:  Homeschooling in Rhode Island: state... Read more
Audience: Adult

October 05, 2021

5:30pm - 7:30pm
The Knit and Crochet Group is meeting weekly upstairs in Reference! For more information and to participate please email cwalsh@westerlylibrary.org
Audience: Adult

October 05, 2021

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Please join us for a virtual author talk with Juliette Fay! She will be discussing her upcoming novel ... Read more
Audience: Adult

October 06, 2021

5:00pm - 7:00pm
This month's exhibit will be with local artist Nancy Young! Head to the Hoxie Gallery Wednesday, October 6th from 5-7 pm to "Meet the Artist". Her pieces can be viewed in the Hoxie Gallery through the month of October during library hours. About the artist: "Westerly native Nan... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen
5:00pm - 7:00pm
This month's exhibit will be with local artist Nancy Young! Head to the Hoxie Gallery Wednesday, October 6th from 5-7 pm to "Meet the Artist". Her pieces can be viewed in the Hoxie Gallery through the month of October during library hours. About the artist: "Westerly native Nan... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

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