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Teen Events

June 27, 2019

10:00am - 11:00am
Help us celebrate a century of support to military personnel, veterans, their family members, and their communities | 1919-2019Please join us for a Dedication and Unveiling to honor the 100 Year Anniversary of The American Legion and celebrate its journey toward the next century of service!
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

June 27, 2019

11:00am - 1:00pm
Summer Food Program Feeds Kids For Free With summer right around the corner, it’s time to think about keeping children healthy while school is out. Westerly Library & Wilcox Park provides free meals to children during the summer beginning June 24 thru August 23... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

June 27, 2019

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Come bake something out of this world!  We'll bake something to look like a galaxy and experiment with different food coloring designs. You'll get the chance to help out making a delicious baked good right in the library's kitchen on the third floor. Learn the basics of baking and working... Read more
Audience: Teen

June 27, 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
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

June 28, 2019

11:00am - 1:00pm
Summer Food Program Feeds Kids For Free With summer right around the corner, it’s time to think about keeping children healthy while school is out. Westerly Library & Wilcox Park provides free meals to children during the summer beginning June 24 thru August 23... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

June 28, 2019

3:30pm - 4:30pm
This is a discussion and support group for teens 12-18 about LGBTQ+ stories and issues in books, movies, TV shows, and more. This group will foster discussion, the sharing of stories, and a sense of community for those who identify as LGBTQ+, questioning, or their allies in a welcoming, inclusive,... Read more
Audience: Teen

June 29, 2019

10:00am - 11:30am
The time capsule buried in Wilcox Park for will be dug up and opened in this community event where everyone is welcome.  The Capsule was buried in 1969 commemorating the 300th anniversary (Tercentenary) of the Town of Westerly.  2019 marks the 350th anniversary of our town.  Come and see for... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

July 01, 2019

10:00am - 12:00pm
Whether you have a high-end DSLR, a point-and-shoot, or just your tablet or cell phone, join us and learn to take better and more interesting photographs.  Using Wilcox Park as our subject matter, we will explore such concepts as composition, depth-of-field and macro photography.  All levels of... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

July 01, 2019

11:00am - 1:00pm
Summer Food Program Feeds Kids For Free With summer right around the corner, it’s time to think about keeping children healthy while school is out. Westerly Library & Wilcox Park provides free meals to children during the summer beginning June 24 thru August 23... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

July 01, 2019

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Join us to play dungeons and dragons! We will explain all the rules and play through a long-running adventure story. All game pieces will be included; all you need to bring is a willingness to learn and play!    Spots are Limited.   Event Category: Teen   Event Locations: Teen Room, Makerspace Some... Read more
Audience: Teen

July 01, 2019

2:00pm - 3:30pm
MobileQuest is a RI based STEAM education team who provide fun and engaging STEAM learning experiences for students.  This program will be an "out of this world" STEAM experience for participants with 6 space stations that include "code the alien robot," Space Landing (engineering a space landing... Read more
Audience: Teen

July 01, 2019

6:00pm - 7:45pm
  Come join us at robotics practice! We are a group of 7th-12th graders who meet at the library once or twice a week. Activities include designing robots, building them, programming them, driving them, strategizing, keeping records, and 3D design. If you are interested in STEM, or want to build a... Read more
Audience: Teen

July 02, 2019

11:00am - 1:00pm
Summer Food Program Feeds Kids For Free With summer right around the corner, it’s time to think about keeping children healthy while school is out. Westerly Library & Wilcox Park provides free meals to children during the summer beginning June 24 thru August 23... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

July 03, 2019

11:00am - 1:00pm
Summer Food Program Feeds Kids For Free With summer right around the corner, it’s time to think about keeping children healthy while school is out. Westerly Library & Wilcox Park provides free meals to children during the summer beginning June 24 thru August 23... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

July 03, 2019

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Animation Nation is back! Get ready to enter a Universe of Many Stories, with the return of our stop-motion film making program. Please pre-register online starting June 1st!  Only 25 slots available and they are sure to go fast! Ages 8-12.
Audience: Kids, Teen

July 03, 2019

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Learn the basics of bullet journaling and leave with your very own bullet journal. Registration required to ensure you receive a journal!  This year's journals have space themes to fill with your very own universe of stories. Limited supplies. Feel free to bring your own bullet journal to share... Read more
Audience: Teen

July 05, 2019

11:00am - 1:00pm
Summer Food Program Feeds Kids For Free With summer right around the corner, it’s time to think about keeping children healthy while school is out. Westerly Library & Wilcox Park provides free meals to children during the summer beginning June 24 thru August 23... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

July 05, 2019

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Test your knowledge of the cosmos!  Answer the greatest questions of the solar system, the universe, NASA, and physics.   Just kidding I'm not sure how much the librarians know about Stephen Hawkings' theories of time... Themed prizes for the winner. Snacks for everyone.   P.S. We go into this... Read more
Audience: Teen

July 05, 2019

7:00pm - 9:00pm
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

July 06, 2019

11:00am - 3:30pm
It's BACK!!! Weather permitting (we need sun!) Come hunt down the Camera Obscura in the park, and get a chance to experience this really cool, naturally occuring, optical phenomenon that you won't believe until you see it!
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

July 08, 2019

10:00am - 1:00pm
Please join us for this month's Community Spotlight on Save the Bay South Coast Center! We will be meeting here at the library in Wilcox Park on the esplanade for a brief discussion on the organization, and will walk over together to the... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

July 08, 2019

11:00am - 1:00pm
Summer Food Program Feeds Kids For Free With summer right around the corner, it’s time to think about keeping children healthy while school is out. Westerly Library & Wilcox Park provides free meals to children during the summer beginning June 24 thru August 23... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

July 08, 2019

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Whether you've just finished writing your first resume, updating your resume for a career change, or simply want a second set of eyes to check for spelling errors, stop by our resume writing workshop to get some quick tips and suggestions from our technology staff. Please bring a printed copy of... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Join us to play dungeons and dragons! We will explain all the rules and play through a long-running adventure story. All game pieces will be included; all you need to bring is a willingness to learn and play!    Spots are Limited.   Event Category: Teen   Event Locations: Teen Room, Makerspace Some... Read more
Audience: Teen

July 08, 2019

6:00pm - 7:45pm
  Come join us at robotics practice! We are a group of 7th-12th graders who meet at the library once or twice a week. Activities include designing robots, building them, programming them, driving them, strategizing, keeping records, and 3D design. If you are interested in STEM, or want to build a... Read more
Audience: Teen

July 09, 2019

3:30pm - 7:30pm
Friends of Westerly Library and Wilcox Park can get into the Summer Book Sale early! Thousands of books, audiobooks, CDs, and DVDs available for all ages. Not a member of the Friends yet? You can join on Tuesday evening and get into the book sale! Annual membership is $15 for an individual or $25... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

July 09, 2019

11:00am - 1:00pm
Summer Food Program Feeds Kids For Free With summer right around the corner, it’s time to think about keeping children healthy while school is out. Westerly Library & Wilcox Park provides free meals to children during the summer beginning June 24 thru August 23... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

July 09, 2019

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Make your very own astrology necklace while looking up and printing your birth chart: a full cosmic "moment" of when you were born! All you need to do is come prepared with the date, time, and location you were born. Then create a jar necklace filled with contents that represent your astrological... Read more
Audience: Teen

July 10, 2019

9:00am - 7:30pm
Thousands of books and other materials available! Come and grab a great deal! Books for children, tweens, teens, and adults available, as well as CDs, DVDs, and audiobooks.
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

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