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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.

Get a Library Card

While Westerly Library is closed, Ocean State Libraries will be remotely processing online applications for new or renewed library cards. Please follow this link for the new or renewal application.

The Westerly Library belongs to the statewide Ocean State Libraries network. The card is free of charge to Rhode Island residents and residents of Stonington, CT. Nonresidents who own property in Rhode Island are also eligible for a free card. Valid ID and proof of address are required to obtain a library card.  The 2020 annual fee for nonresidents who wish to have full borrowing privileges is $125.00.  

Children under 12 can sign up for a library card in the Children's Room.

For more information contact the Circulation Department at 596-2877 ext 2.