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  • This month's Community Spotlight is on the United Theatre! Please join us Saturday, October 19th at 10 PM in the Auditorium for a late night showing of Rocky Horror Picture Show!  There will be a...
  • 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...
  • Monday, October 21st at 6pm. Once a month, the Cookbook Club will meet in the 3rd floor Terrace Room from 6:00-7:30pm. Each meeting will focus on a different cookbook, which is made available for...
  • Make 2019 the year you improve your writing and build community with our Adult Writer's Workshop! We will be discussing readings, sharing work, and free writing together in the spirit of community...

What's Happening

October 15
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10:30am - 12:30pm
Universal Wealth Management will be running a Social Securtiy and Medicare Seminar. Tuesday, Oct. 15th at 10:30 AM
October 15
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1:00pm - 4:00pm
Do you, or a loved one, need information on where to access local social service agencies for food, clothing, classes, healthcare and more? Or maybe you have broad questions on what kind of help might be available.... With a history of assisting individuals connect with the appropriate resources,...
October 15
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2:00pm - 4:00pm
Even tech gurus need support sometimes.  Stop by the library and pick the brains of our technology staff about those pesky problems that are troubling you.  Feel free to bring a troublesome device with you.
October 15
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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.  ...
October 15
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6:00pm - 7:30pm
October 15
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6:00pm - 7:45pm
Amatuer or experienced sewers are welcome to come by.  Sit down and talk with others while working on your project of choice.   Meets every tuesday except the second in each month, in the library's Makerspace, The Boiler Room, from 6 to 7:45pm.
October 15
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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
October 15
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11:00am - 12:00pm
Book: The Witch of Blackbird Pond by Elizabeth George Speare   Supplementary Resources: Email Miss Krystal for the list Klaharty@westerlylibrary.org Meeting: Tuesday, October...
October 16
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9:00am - 9:45pm
Book: Bed-knob and Broomstick by Mary Norton Book List: Please email Miss Krystal at Klaharty@westerlylibrary.org for list! Meeting: Wednesday, October 16th at 9am Our set up...
October 16
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10:00am - 10:45am
  Join us as we venture through song and story each week in our 1-3 Year Old Storytime. It's the perfect time to spend with your little one!
October 16
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3:00pm - 5:30pm
Join the Swampabots, a First Lego League Robotics team, for 9 to 12 year old kids, as they practice building and coding with lego robots.
October 16
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4:00pm - 5:30pm
Join the Swampabots, a First Lego League Robotics team, for 9 to 12 year old kids, as they practice building and coding with lego robots.
October 15
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11:00am - 12:00pm
Book: The Witch of Blackbird Pond by Elizabeth George Speare   Supplementary Resources: Email Miss Krystal for the list Klaharty@westerlylibrary.org Meeting: Tuesday, October...
October 15
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1:00pm - 4:00pm
Do you, or a loved one, need information on where to access local social service agencies for food, clothing, classes, healthcare and more? Or maybe you have broad questions on what kind of help might be available.... With a history of assisting individuals connect with the appropriate resources,...
October 15
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2:30pm - 4:30pm
It's witching season.  Come craft your own spell book and then fill it with spells.  We will also be practicing Divination. Bring a necklace with a heavy pendant!
October 15
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6:00pm - 7:30pm
October 16
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9:00am - 9:45pm
Book: Bed-knob and Broomstick by Mary Norton Book List: Please email Miss Krystal at Klaharty@westerlylibrary.org for list! Meeting: Wednesday, October 16th at 9am Our set up...
October 16
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4:00pm - 7:45pm
  Come join us at robotics practice! We are a group of 7th-12th graders who meet at the library 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 robot,...
Tuesday, October 15
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Saturday, October 26
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
Saturday, October 26
10:00am - 11:30am
Tour Wilcox Park.  Wilcox Park is home to many native trees and shrubs, and has several gardens planted mainly with natives.  Learn about the value of natives, and see the native gardens and plants in the Park.  URI Master Gardeners will lead you around one loop of the Park, beginning and ending at... Read More
Saturday, October 26
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Attention all ghouls and goblins! It's time to celebrate our annual Kids Halloween Party! Join us this year as our special guests, Maleficent and Aurora provide us with a spooktacular time, as they sing, play games, meet and greets and more (can Aurora convince Maleficent that she's really not... 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, October 2, 2019 to Thursday, October 31, 2019