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  • Join the Rhode Island Brewing Society at the Westerly Library on April 19 at 6:00 PM. They will walk you through the process of homebrewing your own beer! They will show you how to mash, sparge, boil...
  • 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...
  • Make 2018 the year you improve your writing and build community with our new Adult Writer's Workshop! We will be discussing readings, sharing work, and free writing together in the spirit of...
  • George Baptista  Kelly Grimes  Susanne Badget Jennifer Pescatello  Judy MacLaughlin  Please join us for the opening night reception on April 4th 5:00 pm  At the Hoxie Gallery, Westerly Library. The...

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April 23
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3:00pm - 4:30pm
We all have data that we need to think about, organize, and draw useful conclusions from.  Whether it be a personal or household budget, something for work, or planning for holidays, spreadsheets are often the most useful ways to look at and organize any amount of data quickly. In this class, we'll...
April 23
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6:00pm - 7:30pm
If you're a fan of books and food, this club is for you! Once a month, the Cookbook Club meets in the 3rd floor Terrace Room. Each month we focus on a different cookbook: we choose recipes to prepare and share with the group, and discuss the cookbook over a delicious meal! This month, we will be...
April 24
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10:00am - 11:00am
Join us every Tuesday for a storytime for the whole family with Miss Sandy!
April 24
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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.  ...
April 24
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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...
April 24
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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...
April 24
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10:00am - 11:00am
Join us every Tuesday for a storytime for the whole family with Miss Sandy!
April 25
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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!
April 26
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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.
May 02
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5:00pm - 8:00pm
May 02
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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!
May 03
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10:00am - 10:45am
Hop, skip, jump and wiggle your way to 3-5 Year Old Storytime! This story hour is jam packed with stories, songs, play and crafting!
April 23
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4:00pm - 6:00pm
Use inspiration from nature in the park to make beautiful prints on recycled paper.  We will also have fabric paint available if you want to print on materials brought from home.
April 26
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3:30pm - 5:30pm
Join us for teen anime! We'll have drawing supplies, perler beads, and more! We'll also be snacking on ramen and pocky while watching anime. See you there!
April 26
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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.
April 27
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1:00pm - 4:00pm
Drop in to the Teen Space for a little therapeutic painting session. No painting skills required! Just mix colors, have fun, and express yourself. Materials will be provided, but are limited. Feel free to bring your own materials--including canvas and paints! 
April 30
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4:30pm - 7:30pm
Hear 16 of the world’s great poems competing with each other for your vote. Starting with the “Sweet 16”, we’ll narrow it to the “Elite 8”,...
May 01
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4:00pm - 5:30pm
Join us for our first meeting of teen Radical Book Club.  We'll talk rad reading lists.
Sunday, May 20
9:00am - 3:00pm
Sunday, May 20
9:00am - 3:00pm
Ask a Master Gardener and ge 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, May 26
10:00am - 5:00pm
Saturday, June 09
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, April 4, 2018 to Friday, April 27, 2018