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In an effort to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19 in our community Westerly Library will be closed until at least April 4th. All programs have been cancelled through April 4th as well. We will continue to communicate with you as our response to this outbreak evolves. Please check back regularly for updates.

Kids Events

March 28, 2020

10:00am - 1:00pm
Come enjoy a family fun craft led by library staff and volunteers from 10am-10:30, then self-directed until 1pm!
Audience: Kids

March 30, 2020

11:00am - 11:45am
Parents and preschoolers can come and practice motor skills, while having fun and getting messy!
Audience: Kids

March 30, 2020

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Need a quiet space to do your homework? Need a little extra help?  Come in on Mondays  and we can provide that, as well as the basic items you may need to use (rulers, notecards, crayons/markers/colored pencils, etc.) *Parents must remain in the Children’s... Read more
Audience: Kids

March 31, 2020

10:00am - 10:45am
Our Tuesday 10 am Family Storytime and Craft with Miss Sandy for all ages!  Join us for wonderful read-alouds, songs and other storytime activities
Audience: Kids

March 31, 2020

3:30pm - 5:00pm
Come enjoy a family fun craft led by library staff and volunteers from 3:30-4pm, then self-directed until 5pm!
Audience: Kids

April 01, 2020

12:30pm - 2:00pm
**The Art Show has been cancelled** Beyond the Label: Discovering the Individual Art Show... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

April 01, 2020

5:00pm - 6:30pm
**The Art Show has been cancelled** Beyond the Label: Discovering the Individual Art Show... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

April 02, 2020

10:00am - 10:45am
Hop, skip, jump and wiggle your way to 3-5 Year Old Storytime! This storytime is jam packed with stories, songs, play and crafting!
Audience: Kids

April 02, 2020

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

April 03, 2020

10:15am - 10:45am
 Here's a great opportunity to teach young ones to communicate their needs or communicate with others! Each session focuses on a popular story and a craft, and we will showcase simple and useful signs that go along with it! Program is recommended for ages 3 and up Facilitated by members of the... Read more
Audience: Kids

April 03, 2020

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Call or come in to sign up for a one on one 15 minute time slot to read to a Therapy Dog. This program is designed for independent readers to help boost confidence in reading aloud. Call or come in to reserve your spot for this (p)awesome program! Time slots available:   4:00   ... Read more
Audience: Kids

April 04, 2020

10:00am - 12:00pm
**This program has been cancelled, and will be rescheduled at a later date. Please check back for updates** ... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

April 04, 2020

10:00am - 1:00pm
Come enjoy a family fun craft led by library staff and volunteers from 10am-10:30, then self-directed until 1pm!
Audience: Kids

April 04, 2020

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Children ages 1-8 will enjoy hunting for Easter eggs and meeting with the Easter Bunny and Lucky the Duck in Wilcox Park in downtown Westerly, RI Event begins at 1pm with youngest age group first.  This event is free to all!   See the Chamber website for more info: ... Read more
Audience: Kids

April 05, 2020

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Children ages 1-8 will enjoy hunting for Easter eggs and meeting with the Easter Bunny and Lucky the Duck in Wilcox Park in downtown Westerly, RI Event begins at 1pm with youngest age group first.  This event is free to all!   See the Chamber website for more info: ... Read more
Audience: Kids

April 06, 2020

11:00am - 11:45am
Parents and preschoolers can come and practice motor skills, while having fun and getting messy!
Audience: Kids

April 07, 2020

10:00am - 10:45am
Our Tuesday 10 am Family Storytime and Craft with Miss Sandy for all ages!  Join us for wonderful read-alouds, songs and other storytime activities
Audience: Kids

April 09, 2020

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

April 10, 2020

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Call or come in to sign up for a one on one 15 minute time slot to read to a Therapy Dog. This program is designed for independent readers to help boost confidence in reading aloud. Call or come in to reserve your spot for this (p)awesome program! Time slots available:   4:00   ... Read more
Audience: Kids

April 11, 2020

10:00am - 11:00am
Come enjoy a family fun craft led by library staff and volunteers from 10am-10:30, then self-directed until 11am
Audience: Kids

April 13, 2020

11:00am - 11:45am
Parents and preschoolers can come and practice motor skills, while having fun and getting messy!
Audience: Kids

April 14, 2020

10:00am - 10:45am
Our Tuesday 10 am Family Storytime and Craft with Miss Sandy for all ages!  Join us for wonderful read-alouds, songs and other storytime activities
Audience: Kids

April 14, 2020

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Choose any topic you want to explore under the general fair topic for the month, research & explore it, then come present your findings to local peers! Use a trifold presentation, a speech, a piece of art- whatever you want! Bring a snack to share if you’d like! Open to the public, all ages of... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

April 16, 2020

10:00am - 10:45am
Hop, skip, jump and wiggle your way to 3-5 Year Old Storytime! This storytime is jam packed with stories, songs, play and crafting!
Audience: Kids

April 16, 2020

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Ever wanted to build a model boat, but never really knew where to start? Join Ben Ellcome, Director of the Mystic Seaport Sailing Center, and our Technology Coordinator Tim Hayes, in the Library's Makerspace, and learn how to build Footy-class model sailboats. These classes are part of a... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen
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

April 17, 2020

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Call or come in to sign up for a one on one 15 minute time slot to read to a Therapy Dog. This program is designed for independent readers to help boost confidence in reading aloud. Call or come in to reserve your spot for this (p)awesome program! Time slots available:   4:00   ... Read more
Audience: Kids

April 18, 2020

10:00am - 11:00am
Come enjoy a family fun craft led by library staff and volunteers from 10am-10:30, then self-directed until 11am
Audience: Kids

April 23, 2020

5:00pm - 8:00pm
Ever wanted to build a model boat, but never really known where to start?  Join Ben Ellcome, Director of the Mystic Seaport Sailing Center, and our Technology Coordinator Tim Hayes, in the Library's makerspace, and learn how to build Footy-class model sailboats.  These classes are part of a long... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen
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

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