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  • Trivia Night to Support Westerly Library and Wilcox Park! $120 per Team (Maximum of Six Players per Team) Beer, Wine Soft Drinks for purchase  Snacks will be provided Get your tickets now! ...
  • Join Westerly Library & Wilcox Park for Downtown Shutdown Live! We'll be adding to our Children's Mural behind the Micheli's parking lot Projection of the new mural is Thursday, September 27th...
  • Join Westerly Library & Wilcox Park with Bricks and Murals. We'll be adding to our Children's Mural behind the Micheli's parking lot. Saturday, September 29th at 11:30am. Hope to see you there!
  • Come to the library on Tuesday nights for a knitting, crochet, needlework, and yarn craft club. Bring your project, work on a project with others, share your techniques, learn new skills, or swap...

What's Happening

September 25
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5:30pm - 7:30pm
Come to the library for our friendly knitting, crochet, needlework, and yarn craft club. Bring your project, share your techniques or learn a new skill as you social with other crafters. Join us on the second floor in the Reference Department any time between 5:30 pm and 7:30 pm every Tuesday.  ...
September 25
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6:00pm - 7:45pm
Whether you're an amatuer quilter looking for advice, or an experienced one with throws on every piece of furniture in your home, you're welcome to join this casual club at the library.  Bring questions, ideas, and projects to work on while you socialize with the other quilters.   Meets every...
September 25
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6:00pm - 7:30pm
Renaissance Toastmasters of Westerly, gathers twice a month (2nd & 4th Tuesdays) to share stories and get comfortable...
September 25
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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.
September 27
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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....
September 27
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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.
September 26
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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...
September 27
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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.
September 29
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11:30am - 4:00pm
Join Westerly Library & Wilcox Park with Bricks and Murals. We'll be adding to our Children's Mural behind the Micheli's parking lot. Saturday, September 29th at 11:30am  Hope to see you there!
September 29
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10:00am - 2:00pm
Drop-In between 10am - 2pm to make your creation!
September 29
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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...
October 02
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10:00am - 10:45am
Our Tuesday 10 am Family Storytime and Craft with Miss Sandy for all ages!  Join us for wonderful read-alouds, songs and other storytime activities
September 25
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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...
September 25
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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.
September 26
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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...
September 26
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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...
September 26
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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 (...
September 27
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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....
Thursday, September 27
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
Thursday, September 27
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Join Westerly Library & Wilcox Park for Downtown Shutdown Live! We'll be adding to our Children's Mural behind the Micheli's parking lot Projection of the new mural is Thursday, September 27th starting at 7 pm Hope to see you there! 
Saturday, September 29
11:30am - 4:00pm
Join Westerly Library & Wilcox Park with Bricks and Murals. We'll be adding to our Children's Mural behind the Micheli's parking lot. Saturday, September 29th at 11:30am  Hope to see you there!
Saturday, October 13
9:00am - 12:00pm
Ask a Master Gardener and get a free soil test! Bring your garden questions, insects, damaged leaves, etc.!  Get research-based answers to all your gardening questions.  Have your soil tested and get advice on how to improve it!  URI Master Gardeners will be on the Esplanade outside the Library (... Read More
The Hoxie Gallery, named after William D. and Lavinia B. Hoxie, is a public art gallery that generally displays the work of local area artists. In keeping with the overall mission of the Memorial and... Read More
On Display:
Wednesday, September 12, 2018 to Friday, September 28, 2018