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Teen Events

December 10, 2019

1:00pm - 4:00pm
Do you, or a loved one, need information on where to access local social service agencies for food, clothing, classes, healthcare and more? Or maybe you have broad questions on what kind of help might be available.... With a history of assisting individuals connect with the appropriate resources,... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

December 10, 2019

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Have a skill for puzzle solving? Like to challenge yourself? Come help us crack our most difficult old school codes!
Audience: Teen

December 11, 2019

9:30am - 12:30pm
This month's Community Spotlight is on PACE RI! Please join us for an ornament painting workshop as well as learn about what this organization has to offer! Materials will be provided and this is a family friendly program! It will be held here at the library in... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

December 11, 2019

4:00pm - 7:45pm
  Come join us at robotics practice! We are a group of 7th-12th graders who meet at the library 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 robot,... Read more
Audience: Teen

December 11, 2019

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Explore Mindful Living Join Chris Liguori a certified meditation & yoga teacher to discover how to live in the present moment, with authentically and joy. Our modern worlds' pace, demands and information overload can easily make us feel overwhelmed. To discover our dreams we need to search our... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

December 12, 2019

11:00am - 11:50am
Unity Yoga Class Join Chris Liguori a certified meditation & yoga teacher for a free community Yoga class. Chris believes that Yoga is for everyone, bringing awareness to the body, heart & mind. Unity Yoga is a wellness practice that enables participants to connect to their true self and... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

December 12, 2019

3:00pm - 5:15pm
Join us for a Holiday movie matinee featuring It's a Wonderful Life Rated PG, Runtime 130 minutes Synopsis (from Swank): A banker learns what life would have been like without him in this holiday classic.
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

December 12, 2019

3:00pm - 6:00pm
Come have some screen free fun with the family!  Each week there will be different board games provided from 3-6pm, for families to come and enjoy. Games are geared towards ages 7 and up, but all are welcome
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

December 12, 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

December 14, 2019

2:00pm - 3:00pm
John McNiff, Park Ranger at Roger Williams National Park, will give a lively talk about the history and culture of colonial Rhode Island and the achievements and legacy of Roger Williams.
Audience: Adult, Teen

December 16, 2019

10:00am - 12:00pm
Movie and Q&A with Westerly's Plastic Reduction Committee Free event, open to everyone. We are grateful to collaborate with Green Planet Films in the Velvet Mill to spread education and awareness regarding reduction of waste in our town. This will be a monthly event with a new movie. Event... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

December 16, 2019

4:00pm - 7:00pm
Monday, December 16 at 4 PM The Westerly Library is hosting a Native American Beading workskop for ages 10-15. Registration is required and snacks will be provided by the teen space.  Registration is limited to a max of 10 spots. This program will be led by beadworker, Mishki Thompson. She is a... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

December 17, 2019

10:15am - 11:00am
Learn to play and sing some holiday song favorites on desk top bells and the xylophone with our friends from the Frank Olean Center! You do not need to know how to read music or play a song, all ages and skills are welcome with this educational and interactive musical mashup!
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

December 17, 2019

1:00pm - 4:00pm
Do you, or a loved one, need information on where to access local social service agencies for food, clothing, classes, healthcare and more? Or maybe you have broad questions on what kind of help might be available.... With a history of assisting individuals connect with the appropriate resources,... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

December 17, 2019

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Join us to decorate your own holiday ornaments and cookies!
Audience: Teen

December 17, 2019

6:00pm - 6:45pm
Meditation group--all ages and experience levels are welcome! Join us in the Auditorium of the Westerly Library on Tuesday evening from 6:00 - 6:45 pm. If this is your first time attending the class,... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

December 18, 2019

4:00pm - 7:45pm
  Come join us at robotics practice! We are a group of 7th-12th graders who meet at the library 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 robot,... Read more
Audience: Teen

December 18, 2019

5:30pm - 6:30pm
Movie and Q&A with Westerly's Plastic Reduction Committee Free event, open to everyone. We are grateful to collaborate with Green Planet Films in the Velvet Mill to spread education and awareness regarding reduction of waste in our town. This will be a monthly event with a new movie. Event... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

December 19, 2019

3:00pm - 4:45pm
Join us for a Holiday movie matinee featuring A Christmas Story Rated PG, Runtime 98 minutes Synopsis (from Swank): It's the final days before Christmas in early 1940s Cleveland, and 9-year-old Ralphie wants one thing from Santa Claus more than anything else: a Red Ryder Carbine... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

December 19, 2019

3:00pm - 6:00pm
Come have some screen free fun with the family!  Each week there will be different board games provided from 3-6pm, for families to come and enjoy. Games are geared towards ages 7 and up, but all are welcome
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

December 19, 2019

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Audience: Teen

December 19, 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

December 20, 2019

3:30pm - 4:30pm
We get it. Writing 5 paragraph essays isn't always a delight. But writing can still be really fun! Do you miss writing stories, poems, or just having fun and being creative for an hour of your busy day? Come join our writing circle for prompts, journaling, and snacks. Bring in any stories you're... Read more
Audience: Teen
4:00pm - 5:45pm
  Come join us at robotics practice! We are a group of 7th-12th graders who meet at the library 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 robot,... Read more
Audience: Teen

December 21, 2019

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Saturday, December 21st at 2:00 PM. Come in and warm up while listening to some Special Piano Holiday Music by Miss Sue.  
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

December 24, 2019

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

December 25, 2019

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

December 25, 2019

4:00pm - 7:45pm
  Come join us at robotics practice! We are a group of 7th-12th graders who meet at the library 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 robot,... Read more
Audience: Teen

December 26, 2019

2:00pm - 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

December 26, 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

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