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Kids Events

August 04, 2021

9:00am - 8:00pm
This month's exhibit will be with local artist, Eileen Kenny! Her pieces can be viewed in the Hoxie Gallery Wednesday, August 4th through Friday, August 27th during library hours. Artists' Statement: "My first painting, of violets in the grass, was done spontaneously using a friend... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

August 04, 2021

11:00am - 12:00pm
Free summer lunches for kids and teens.  Anyone under 18 can join us for a takeaway lunch, no income limits or registration required. This program is offered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Summer lunches will be available Monday-Friday, July 1-August 27, 11 am - 12 pm, and can be picked up... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

August 04, 2021

4:00pm - 4:15pm
Go to our ... Read more
Audience: Kids

August 04, 2021

7:30pm - 9:30pm
The Colonial Theater’s beloved Shakespeare in the Park festival is returning to Wilcox Park for a 30th time with their Summer 2021 production of “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) [Revised]” by Adam Long, Daniel Singer, and Jess Winfield. Please bring your own chairs or blankets... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

August 05, 2021

9:00am - 7:30pm
Join Judy and Meagan as they show you some simple dog and cat treat recipes, and offer a few fun animal book recommendations! Follow along on how to create the recipes on our YouTube channel here, airing at 9am!... Read more
Audience: Kids

August 05, 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-August 26th. Cash or check only please.
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

August 05, 2021

11:00am - 12:00pm
Free summer lunches for kids and teens.  Anyone under 18 can join us for a takeaway lunch, no income limits or registration required. This program is offered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Summer lunches will be available Monday-Friday, July 1-August 27, 11 am - 12 pm, and can be picked up... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

August 06, 2021

10:00am - 10:20am
Join our Children's Room staff as each week we do a short storytime through Facebook Live. Participants can go to our Facebook Page (Westerly Library & Wilcox Park) and click on the 'Live' tab at the... Read more
Audience: Kids

August 06, 2021

11:00am - 12:00pm
Free summer lunches for kids and teens.  Anyone under 18 can join us for a takeaway lunch, no income limits or registration required. This program is offered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Summer lunches will be available Monday-Friday, July 1-August 27, 11 am - 12 pm, and can be picked up... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

August 09, 2021

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

August 10, 2021

10:00am - 10:30am
Hear about the exciting explorations and stories New England experts from NOAA have encountered! Advance registration is required. You will receive a Zoom invitation the morning of the program. For questions or more information please contact the Children's room x316.... Read more
Audience: Kids

August 10, 2021

11:00am - 12:00pm
Free summer lunches for kids and teens.  Anyone under 18 can join us for a takeaway lunch, no income limits or registration required. This program is offered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Summer lunches will be available Monday-Friday, July 1-August 27, 11 am - 12 pm, and can be picked up... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

August 11, 2021

10:00am - 10:15am
Join Señor David, once a month, for a fun and interactive bilingual storytime. To watch, please visit our Facebook Page (Westerly Library & Wilcox Park) and click on the 'Live' tab at the top. ... Read more
Audience: Kids

August 11, 2021

11:00am - 12:00pm
Free summer lunches for kids and teens.  Anyone under 18 can join us for a takeaway lunch, no income limits or registration required. This program is offered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Summer lunches will be available Monday-Friday, July 1-August 27, 11 am - 12 pm, and can be picked up... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

August 11, 2021

7:30pm - 9:30pm
The Colonial Theater’s beloved Shakespeare in the Park festival is returning to Wilcox Park for a 30th time with their Summer 2021 production of “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) [Revised]” by Adam Long, Daniel Singer, and Jess Winfield. Please bring your own chairs or blankets... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

August 12, 2021

9:00am - 7:30pm
Visit our YouTube page for a fun and informational shark video from our local 'Living Shark Museum'! And don't forget to come to the Kid's room to pick up a Grab 'n Go shark craft. You can find our YouTube channel ... Read more
Audience: Kids

August 12, 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-August 26th. Cash or check only please.
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

August 12, 2021

11:00am - 12:00pm
Free summer lunches for kids and teens.  Anyone under 18 can join us for a takeaway lunch, no income limits or registration required. This program is offered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Summer lunches will be available Monday-Friday, July 1-August 27, 11 am - 12 pm, and can be picked up... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

August 13, 2021

10:00am - 10:20am
Join our Children's Room staff as each week we do a short storytime through Facebook Live. Participants can go to our Facebook Page (Westerly Library & Wilcox Park) and click on the 'Live' tab at the... Read more
Audience: Kids

August 13, 2021

11:00am - 12:00pm
Free summer lunches for kids and teens.  Anyone under 18 can join us for a takeaway lunch, no income limits or registration required. This program is offered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Summer lunches will be available Monday-Friday, July 1-August 27, 11 am - 12 pm, and can be picked up... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

August 16, 2021

9:00am - 7:30pm
Every Monday in July and August we'll have a new fun craft for you to take home and enjoy. Please note, crafts are first come, first served, and we are unable to reserve or set aside crafts. They will be available for pickup in the Kids room, 1 per child. For more information or questions please... Read more
Audience: Kids

August 16, 2021

11:00am - 12:00pm
Free summer lunches for kids and teens.  Anyone under 18 can join us for a takeaway lunch, no income limits or registration required. This program is offered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Summer lunches will be available Monday-Friday, July 1-August 27, 11 am - 12 pm, and can be picked up... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

August 17, 2021

11:00am - 12:00pm
Free summer lunches for kids and teens.  Anyone under 18 can join us for a takeaway lunch, no income limits or registration required. This program is offered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Summer lunches will be available Monday-Friday, July 1-August 27, 11 am - 12 pm, and can be picked up... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

August 18, 2021

11:00am - 12:00pm
Free summer lunches for kids and teens.  Anyone under 18 can join us for a takeaway lunch, no income limits or registration required. This program is offered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Summer lunches will be available Monday-Friday, July 1-August 27, 11 am - 12 pm, and can be picked up... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

August 18, 2021

1:00pm - 1:30pm
Come sing, dance and move your bodies! Each week, our music program will have a different theme. We will sing songs around these various themes while also dancing along to movement based songs. Children will be encouraged to sing along with call and response songs. *Pre-registration required. You... Read more
Audience: Kids

August 19, 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-August 26th. Cash or check only please.
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

August 19, 2021

11:00am - 12:00pm
Free summer lunches for kids and teens.  Anyone under 18 can join us for a takeaway lunch, no income limits or registration required. This program is offered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Summer lunches will be available Monday-Friday, July 1-August 27, 11 am - 12 pm, and can be picked up... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

August 20, 2021

10:00am - 10:20am
Join our Children's Room staff as each week we do a short storytime through Facebook Live. Participants can go to our Facebook Page (Westerly Library & Wilcox Park) and click on the 'Live' tab at the... Read more
Audience: Kids

August 20, 2021

11:00am - 12:00pm
Free summer lunches for kids and teens.  Anyone under 18 can join us for a takeaway lunch, no income limits or registration required. This program is offered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Summer lunches will be available Monday-Friday, July 1-August 27, 11 am - 12 pm, and can be picked up... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

August 21, 2021

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Please join us for a summer concert in Wilcox Park with Sarah Christine! She will be performing in the bandstand with classics and ballads we all know and love. Please feel free to bring a blanket or chair and enjoy some beautiful tunes in the park!
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

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