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Teen Events

September 20, 2018

3:30pm - 5:30pm
It's back after our summer hiatus! Join us for teen anime. We'll have drawing supplies, perler beads, and more! Everyone who shows up can vote on the anime we watch.  We'll also be snacking on pocky while watching anime.  See you there!
Audience: Teen
3:30pm - 4:30pm
You've seen the hashtags and heard the slogans. #MeToo. #BlackLivesMatter. #FightforFifteen. Now join the conversation. In these monthly meetings, you will exercise your voice, your right to free speech, your critical thinking skills, and be exposed to new ideas, thinkers, writers, and points of... Read more
Audience: Teen

September 20, 2018

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

September 20, 2018

6:00pm - 6:30pm
Celebrate World Peace Day > > International Day of Peace (Peace Day) is observed > around the world on September 21.  Established in 1981 > by unanimous United Nations resolution, Peace Day > provides a globally shared date for all humanity to > commit to peace above all... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

September 20, 2018

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Class Cancelled Due to construction Going back to school or starting a new job? Whether it be something as simple as typing a letter, or as complex as writing a thesis, everyone needs to make use of a word processing program at some point.  Let us help you learn some tricks and... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

September 21, 2018

2:30pm - 5:30pm
Celebrate the last day of Summer & the International Day of Peace at the Teen Space.  We will make sun prints outside in the park and work on peace flags inside the Space.  How can we create peace in the library and the world?
Audience: Teen

September 21, 2018

4:00pm - 5:45pm
  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

September 21, 2018

4:00pm - 5:30pm
  Help us shape the future of the Teen Space!  We want to hear your ideas about the library and the world.  Have a skill or hobby you want to share with other teens?  Need a space to do something you can't elsewhere?  Pitch new program ideas, suggest new additions to our collection, and earn... Read more
Audience: Teen

September 22, 2018

10:00am - 3:30pm
What is a Camera Obscura?  Come to the Park by the Pond and find out! Hint-- It's a really cool, naturally occuring, optical phenomenon that you won't believe until you see it!
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

September 24, 2018

3:30pm - 7:00pm
Celebrate the power of words!  This library celebrates banned books week. Come kick off the week by making black out poetry and reading out from your favorite banned books.   Particpate in a country wide virtual Read Out.
Audience: Teen

September 24, 2018

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Making has become something of a modern slogan, as the artisian and fabricator begins to find their place in our society again. If you've every been interested in joining the maker movement, stop by the library and get a chance to familiarize yourself with the tools and equipment in our Makerspace... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

September 25, 2018

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Join us for the first meeting of Westerly's Youth SAGA (Sexuality and Gender Acceptance) group. Teens aged 12 to 18 are welcome to attend. This group will foster discussion, the sharing of stories, and a sense of community for those who identify as LGBTQ+, questioning, and their allies in a... Read more
Audience: Teen

September 25, 2018

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

September 26, 2018

10:00am - 10:45am
THIS EVENT IS CLOSED **ONLINE PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED** Homeschoolers Book Group (Ages 11 and up) September Book: The Girl who drank the Moon by Kelly Barnhill Time: 10-10:45am Dates... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

September 26, 2018

4:30pm - 7:30pm
  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
4:00pm - 5:30pm
  Join us to discuss our next radical read, to be decided in August! **For background information and related video links click here (... Read more
Audience: Teen

September 27, 2018

3:00pm - 4:00pm
  It has been exactly 100 years ago this year that WW I ended. We pause to  remember the scarifices of 4 million US military and the 23 killed from Pawcatuck and Westerly. Our DAV chapter #6 is named after one of the fallen hero's...100 years ago today Josiah Ferguson Broadfoot was KIA in France.... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

September 27, 2018

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Welcome to our first Teen Bookwriters meeting! If you love to write, have started but never quite finished a book idea, and want to discuss your ideas with other teen bookwriters, join us during Banned Book Week. You'll get the chance to receive feedback about your writing, practice craft-based... Read more
Audience: Teen

September 27, 2018

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

September 27, 2018

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Going back to school or starting a new job? Whether it be something as simple as typing a letter, or as complex as writing a thesis, everyone needs to make use of a word processing program at some point.  Let us help you learn some tricks and techniques, so that you'll find working with Microsoft... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

September 28, 2018

3:30pm - 5:30pm
Think you know literature?  Come to Teen Trivia to test your knowledge of all words censored and protagonists banned.   Prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place.  
Audience: Teen

September 28, 2018

4:00pm - 5:45pm
  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

September 29, 2018

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Calling all bookworms, bakers, and banned book enthusiasts! Westerly Library and Wilcox Park is celebrating Banned Books Week (September 23-29) with a special exhibit of edible art!  We’re looking for individuals, or teams, to submit “edible books” based on books that are/have been banned or... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

September 29, 2018

1:00pm - 3:00pm
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

October 01, 2018

5:00pm - 7:00pm
The first of a series of quiet reading hours.  Come read in the teen space.  Teens can read off their Westerly fines by reading for a half hour or more within the Teen Space. Origami supplies will also be provided to fold paper cranes as part of a Peace Crane exchange.     Please note, the... Read more
Audience: Teen

October 02, 2018

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Savoy Bookshop and Cafe in partnership with Westerly Library & Wilcox Park presents Epic Reads Meet Up Tuesday, October 2nd at 6 pm  We hope you're ready to *book shimmy*!Our epic authors are heading out on the road again, and we couldn't be more excited! Claire Legrand, Kendare Blake,... Read more
Audience: Teen

October 03, 2018

10:00am - 10:45am
**ONLINE PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED** Homeschoolers Book Group (Ages 11 and up) October Book: Closed for the Season by Mary Downing Hahn Time: 10-10:45am Dates: 10/3, 10/10, 10/17, 10/24 Each meeting in October, we... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

October 03, 2018

1:00pm - 3:00pm
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

October 03, 2018

4:30pm - 7:30pm
  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

October 04, 2018

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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