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Teen Events

October 15, 2019

11:00am - 12:00pm
Book: The Witch of Blackbird Pond by Elizabeth George Speare   Supplementary Resources: Email Miss Krystal for the list Klaharty@westerlylibrary.org Meeting: Tuesday, October... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

October 15, 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

October 15, 2019

2:30pm - 4:30pm
It's witching season.  Come craft your own spell book and then fill it with spells.  We will also be practicing Divination. Bring a necklace with a heavy pendant!
Audience: Teen

October 15, 2019

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Audience: Adult, Teen

October 16, 2019

9:00am - 9:45pm
Book: Bed-knob and Broomstick by Mary Norton Book List: Please email Miss Krystal at Klaharty@westerlylibrary.org for list! Meeting: Wednesday, October 16th at 9am Our set up... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

October 16, 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

October 16, 2019

5:30pm - 6:30pm
You may have heard of the Sunrise Movement before. They have planned strikes, confronted politicians, and fought tirelessly for a green new deal.  We are excited to announce that there is now a chapter in Stonington and Westerly! Formerly known as Teens Against Pollution, now anyone under 35 is... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

October 17, 2019

3:00pm - 6:00pm
Come have some screen free fun with the famiily!  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

October 17, 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

October 17, 2019

6:30pm - 7:45pm
The New England High School Cycling Association is gearing up for our fourth year of mountain bike racing all across New England. This year we expect to have 800 kids racing in all age groups. We are looking forward to another exciting season of racing across New England. Join NEHSCA and our local... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

October 18, 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
2:30pm - 4:30pm
We will be writing spells ... or poetry! It amounts to the same, no? We will also be practicing Divination. Bring a necklace with a heavy pendant!
Audience: Teen

October 19, 2019

1:30pm - 2:30pm
"Finding Mrs Ford" Book Talk and Signing with Deborah Goodrich Royce  Saturday, October 19th at 1:30 PM  Mrs. Ford leads a privileged life.  Early one morning in the summer of 2014, the past pays a call to collect. The FBI arrives to question her about a man from Iraq—a Chaldean Christian from... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

October 22, 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

October 23, 2019

3:30pm - 4:30pm
We will be painting decorative gourds of course. That includes pumpkins. Mini birdhouses also available to paint.
Audience: Teen

October 23, 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

October 23, 2019

5:30pm - 6:30pm
You may have heard of the Sunrise Movement before. They have planned strikes, confronted politicians, and fought tirelessly for a green new deal.  We are excited to announce that there is now a chapter in Stonington and Westerly! Formerly known as Teens Against Pollution, now anyone under 35 is... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

October 24, 2019

3:30pm - 5:00pm
Make your own Halloween make up out of natural ingredients.  We will use wild colors so you can look out of this world. All ingredients and materials provided.   Registration is required and limited.  This program is intended for ages 13 -19.   Please contact the teen space with... Read more
Audience: Teen
3:00pm - 6:00pm
Come have some screen free fun with the famiily!  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

October 24, 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

October 25, 2019

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

October 26, 2019

7:00pm - 10:00am
The United Theatre in partnership with The Westerly Library & Wilcox Park presents Movies in the Park 2019 Saturday, October 26th at Sundown... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

October 28, 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

October 29, 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

October 29, 2019

5:30pm - 7:30pm
Attend a panel hosted by Domestic Violence Resource Center! We’ve invited different community members to explain how domestic violence has impacted them. Listen to experiences from health service workers, law enforcement, Domestic Violence advocates and... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

October 29, 2019

6:00pm - 6:45pm
Meditation group--all ages and experience levels are welcome! Join us in the Terrace Room of the Westerly Library on Tuesday evening from 6:00 - 6:45 pm.
Audience: Adult, Teen

October 30, 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

October 30, 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

October 30, 2019

5:30pm - 6:30pm
You may have heard of the Sunrise Movement before. They have planned strikes, confronted politicians, and fought tirelessly for a green new deal.  We are excited to announce that there is now a chapter in Stonington and Westerly! Formerly known as Teens Against Pollution, now anyone under 35 is... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

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