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Events Listing

October 22, 2018

10:00am - 12:00pm
Aetna Medicare changes for 2019.  Monday Oct. 22 at 10 am
Audience: Adult

October 22, 2018

10:00am - 10:45am
A fun, interactive, educational storytime designed for preschool age children who are Autistic and /or have Sensory challenges. It involves books, songs, movement and free play, in a safe and supportive environment
Audience: Kids

October 22, 2018

5:30pm - 7:00pm
Literacy Volunteers of Washington County offers a  free conversation classes for English language learners looking to  improve their conversation skills and make new friends Every Monday Evening at 5:30 pm in the Roberts Room
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October 22, 2018

6:30pm - 9:00pm
Dante Society presents Italian Film Festival  Ciao, Professore! Monday, October 22nd at 6:30 pm Marco Sperelli is a teacher, he is divorced and he is sent to work in Corzano, a town near Naples. The first day of work he finds in the school only the school-caretaker and few girls and boys in the... Read more
Audience: Adult
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're using... Read more
Audience: Adult

October 23, 2018

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
Audience: Kids

October 23, 2018

4:00pm - 5:30pm
  Join us to discuss our next radical read, Darius the Great is Not Okay by Adib Khorram. From Goodreads: "Darius doesn't think he'll ever be enough, in America or in Iran. Hilarious and... Read more
Audience: Teen

October 23, 2018

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.  ... Read more
Audience: Adult
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Tuesday, October 23rd, 2018, at 6 pm in the Library Auditorium. The Southern URI Master Gardeners presents "Gardening for Wildlife" by Kim Calcagno, Refuge Manager at Audubon Society of Rhode Island.  The talk will introduce gardeners to techniques, design ideas, and plant choices for attracting... Read more
Audience: Adult

October 23, 2018

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... Read more
Audience: Adult

October 23, 2018

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Renaissance Toastmasters of Westerly, gathers twice a month (2nd & 4th Tuesdays) to share stories and get comfortable... Read more
Audience: Adult
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.
Audience: Adult, Teen

October 24, 2018

10:00am - 10:45am
**THIS EVENT IS NOW CLOSED** Homeschoolers Book Group (Ages 11 and up) October Book: Closed for the Season by Mary Downing Hahn Time: 10-10:45am Dates: 10/3, 10/10, 10/17, 10/24 Each meeting in October, we will be... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen
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!
Audience: Kids

October 24, 2018

4:00pm - 6:00pm
"Every October, artists all over the world take on the Inktober drawing challenge by doing one ink drawing a day the entire month. Everyone can participate, just pick up a pen and start drawing," says the original creator of the monthly drawing practice, Jake Parker.  Find... Read more
Audience: Teen

October 24, 2018

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... Read more
Audience: Teen

October 24, 2018

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Join us for the world premiere of our new stop-motion animation film, The Mysterious Island! Wednesday, October 24th 6:00 pm in the Auditorium All are welcome! Join us for...fun… adventure… pizza!
Audience: Kids

October 24, 2018

6:00pm - 7:30pm
This is a information session for anyone who is interested in becoming a foster parent in Westerly, RI. Wednesday, October 24th at 6pm.
Audience: Adult

October 25, 2018

10:00am - 11:30am
Literacy Volunteers of Washington County offers a  free conversation classes for English language learners looking to  improve their conversation skills and make new friends. Every Thursday morning at 10 am in the Roberts Room. 
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October 25, 2018

10:00am - 10:45am
Hop, skip, jump and wiggle your way to 3-5 Year Old Storytime! This storytime is jam packed with stories, songs, play and crafting!
Audience: Kids

October 25, 2018

3:30pm - 5:30pm
It's back after our summer and rug hiatus! Join us for teen anime. We'll have drawing supplies, perler beads, and more! Everyone who shows up can vote on the anime we watch.  We'll also be snacking on pocky while watching anime.  See you there!
Audience: Teen

October 25, 2018

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.
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

October 25, 2018

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Welcoming all ages and experience!  Stop by the Makerspace to play or learn the venerable game of whist in a fun and relaxed environment.  No supplies are necessary.
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

October 26, 2018

4:00pm - 5:45pm
  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... Read more
Audience: Teen

October 26, 2018

4:00pm - 5:30pm
  Help us shape the future of the Teen Space!  We want to hear your ideas about the library and the world.  Have a skill or hobby you want to share with other teens?  Need a space to do something you can't elsewhere?  Pitch new program ideas, suggest new additions to our collection, and earn... Read more
Audience: Teen

October 27, 2018

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
Audience: Adult

October 27, 2018

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
Audience: Adult
10:00am - 2:00pm
Drop-In between 10am - 2pm to make your creation!
Audience: Kids
10:00am - 2:00pm
You haven't finished your Halloween costume yet!  Or maybe you haven't even started! There's still ( a little) time. Stop by the Makerspace for help making and sewing your Halloween costume!  Bring in your in-process costumes along with any fabric or supplies specific to your costume.   We have... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

October 27, 2018

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Join us to play dungeons and dragons! We will explain all the rules and play through a long-running adventure story. All game pieces will be included; all you need to bring is a willingness to learn and play!    Spots are Limited.   Event Category: Teen   Event Locations: Teen Room, Makerspace Some... Read more
Audience: Teen

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