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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.

Teen Events

March 31, 2020

1:00pm - 4:00pm
THIS PROGRAM HAS BEEN CANCELLED FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH. Do you, or a loved one, need information on where... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

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

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

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 - 12:00pm
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 long... Read more
Audience: Teen

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

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Calling all teen readers: Want to read books before anyone else? Want to help determine what books we add to the young adult collection? Share what you've been reading lately and get to take home a free book! We have advanced reader's copies of the latest YA book releases, courtesy of Savoy... Read more
Audience: Teen

April 03, 2020

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

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 07, 2020

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

April 07, 2020

3:30pm - 5:30pm
 Join us for teen anime club.  Come discuss your favorite manga and anime with your fellow teens. Everyone who shows up can vote on the anime we watch. We'll have drawing supplies, perler beads, and more! We'll also be snacking on pocky and instaramen while watching.  See you there!
Audience: Teen

April 07, 2020

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. If this is your first time attending the class,... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

April 08, 2020

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

April 09, 2020

3:00pm - 5:00pm
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 long... Read more
Audience: Teen

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 - 5:45pm
  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

April 10, 2020

4:00pm - 5:30pm
Get involved! Help us reshape the teen space and the world. We want to work with you to change teen advisory board to be more effective. Let's talk about how we can get involved in the community to impact positive change. Have a skill or hobby you want to share with other teens? Need a space... Read more
Audience: Teen

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 14, 2020

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

April 15, 2020

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

April 15, 2020

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 authenticity 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

April 16, 2020

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Trivia, the ultimate brain game! Play games, learn interesting facts, eat snacks. 
Audience: Teen

April 16, 2020

5:00pm - 6:30pm
Garden to Harvest Series: Home Composting for Everyone with RIRRC Thursday, April 16 5:00pm – 6:30pm Auditorium *Pre-registration preferred   Westerly Library and Wilcox Park would like to invite you to our Home Composting program run by the Rhode Island Resource Recovery... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

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

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

April 21, 2020

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

April 22, 2020

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

April 22, 2020

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Meditation is accessible to everyone, benefits all aspects of our life and its free ! Join Dr. Alan Post, a contributing author to the landmark book “Medication as Medication for the Soul” by bestselling author Rajinder Singh, for this engaging program that can inspire us to begin, deepen, or to... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

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