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Westerly Library is now available by appointment only. Some sections of the first floor will be available for browsing material and to utilize the public computer lab, by reservation only. During this initial reopening phase we are unable to accommodate walk-ins. To make a reservation please call 401.596.2877 ext 930 for Circulation and ext 311 for the computer lab. Please check back for updates! Library Takeout Service is still available via the Books & Materials tab for contact-free pickup and the book drop is now open for material returns.

Library Takeout Request Form

We are happy to provide our patrons the ability to request material online and offer a contact-free takeout service.  Patrons are allowed to borrow up to five (5) available items per library card or ten (10) per family with two library cards, from the Westerly Library. Pick up times will be Monday - Friday from 9:00 am - 3:00 pm. Once your request has been submitted and processed, a librarian will contact you to schedule a date and time to pick up your materials.

There are three ways to submit a request for material:



To see what is available at the Library, click here to open the Catalog and select "Westerly Library" within the "view entire collection" dropdown.

If you would like to have a librarian choose materials for you based on your personal interests, click here to open the Personalized Book Recommendations.

To view our monthly staff book picks click here.

To apply for a Library Card, click here to be directed to the Ocean State Libraries Card Application form.

PLEASE NOTE: For DVDs fill the Author line with NA

We greatly appreciate your time and we look forward to fulfilling your material requests.

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