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  • League of Women Voters - South County  Presents a program on Census 2020  The speaker will be Deborrah Smith, RI Partner Specialist US Census Bureau Wednesday, December 12th, 2018 at 6 PM  Westerly...
  • Pick up at Westerly Library or add $5 shipping to US address Book with Free Pick Up at Westerly Library $15.00 USDBook with Shipping to US Address $20.00 USD
  • Learn about our amazing Special Collections here!
  • Are you new to the area? Interested in getting to know the town, and making connections with others?  The library could use your input! We are working on designing a fun and unique program that will...

What's Happening

December 20
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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.
December 20
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6:00pm - 7:30pm
Come play Cribbage in a fun and relaxed environment.  Welcome to all ages! The library has some boards but please bring one if you can! Registration is NOT required beforehand.  Contact Melanie at mdesantis@westerlylibrary.org with any questions...
December 21
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12:45pm - 2:30pm
This program has been cancelled. Sorry for any inconvenience. 
December 22
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10:30am - 12:00pm
Adult Writers Workshop will meet every Saturday. Share work, discuss readings, and write in response to prompts in this group-led writing workshop. All experience levels and genre interests welcome. Please contact Erik at ...
December 24
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9:00am - 8:00pm
December 25
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9:00am - 8:00pm
December 20
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10:00am - 11:00am
It's the most wonderful time of the year! Our friends at the Children's Workshop will be returning for some winter wonderland themed stories and a craft!
December 20
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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.
December 20
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6:00pm - 7:30pm
Come play Cribbage in a fun and relaxed environment.  Welcome to all ages! The library has some boards but please bring one if you can! Registration is NOT required beforehand.  Contact Melanie at mdesantis@westerlylibrary.org with any questions...
December 22
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10:00am - 2:00pm
Drop-In between 10am - 2pm to make your creation!
December 24
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9:00am - 8:00pm
December 25
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9:00am - 8:00pm
December 19
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3:30pm - 5:00pm
Yum! Get into the Holiday spirt and come bake with the librarians. You'll be able to take some home and some we will save to decorate in the teen space.   This program is limited.  Registration Required. To register: call the teen space @ 401-596-2877 ext 301 or email Melanie @...
December 19
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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...
December 20
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3:00pm - 6:00pm
Come to the teen space and show off your best cookie decorating skills!  We'll be decorating the cookies made by your peers the day before. While supplies last, teens may take home a few cookies. Note!** Registration is required for baking the previous day but not for decorating today!  ** Every...
December 20
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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.
December 20
-
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Come play Cribbage in a fun and relaxed environment.  Welcome to all ages! The library has some boards but please bring one if you can! Registration is NOT required beforehand.  Contact Melanie at mdesantis@westerlylibrary.org with any questions...
December 21
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12:45pm - 2:30pm
This program has been cancelled. Sorry for any inconvenience. 
Sunday, May 19
9:00am - 3:00pm
Friday, May 24
9:00am - 5:00pm
Monday, May 27
10:00am - 11:00am
Saturday, June 22
6:00pm - 11:50pm
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, December 5, 2018 to Friday, December 28, 2018