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Events Listing

December 01, 2020

9:00am - 4:00pm
Come grab a bag of supplies from the ‘Kids’ tote that will be located in the Children's Room Please note, supplies are limited, first come, first serve,we are unable to reserve or set aside crafts. 1 per child
Audience: Kids
9:00am - 6:00pm
Send your Christmas wishes or share your acts of kindness with Santa, by emailing him at //--> between December 1st and 18th!  ***Please note: The elves will put the 'Away Message' up, and shut down Santa E-mail for the season at  6pm on... Read more
Audience: Kids
9:00am - 8:00pm
Send your Christmas wishes or share your acts of kindness with Santa, by emailing him at  //-->  between December 1st and 18th! ... Read more
Audience: Kids

December 01, 2020

12:00pm - 12:15pm
Check out these youtube links, for this new series, where each week, we will spotlight some of Westerly's community leaders and their favorite kids and teens book! October 20th: Sandy Hayes ... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

December 01, 2020

1:00pm - 4:00pm
During these challenging times individuals need assistance now more than ever. Our volunteer Community Resource Advocate, Susan Rosen, is available to offer help! Susan can be reached via email to offer guidance to connect you or loved ones with local resources available based on specific needs.... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

December 01, 2020

5:30pm - 7:30pm
While the library is closed the Knit and Crochet Group is still meeting virtually!  For more information please email cwalsh@westerlylibrary.org.
Audience: Adult

December 02, 2020

4:30pm - 4:30pm
December Challenge: One-Handed Bracelet Items needed: Cheerios or Froot Loops, Pipe Cleaners Go to our ... Read more
Audience: Kids

December 02, 2020

5:30pm - 6:30pm
Columbus: From Quarry to the Park traces the history and production of the Columbus statue in Wilcox Park.  It celebrates the Westerly granite industry, the skill of the artisans involved, and the proud Italian heritage which made the statue possible.  Beginning in the 1890's when an idea... Read more
Audience: Adult

December 03, 2020

4:00pm - 4:15pm
Come join Meagan and Judy of the children’s room as they demonstrate easy recipes this fall and winter on Cooks with Books! Each month we will prepare a recipe that will be warm and healthy, but may require some adult assistance. Go to our ... Read more
Audience: Kids

December 04, 2020

10:00am - 10:20am
Join our Children's Room staff, as each week, we do a short stortime through Facebook Live. Participants can go to our Facebook Page (Westerly Library & Wilcox Park) and click on the 'Live' tab at the top.... Read more
Audience: Kids

December 05, 2020

9:00am - 4:00pm
In lieu of our Annual Wreath Making Workshop we are offering a Wreath Take & Make kit. These kits will be available beginning on 12/05 and will include a wreath ring, an assortment of greens and wire to affix your greenery. An instructional video will also be available on our YouTube Channel to... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

December 05, 2020

10:30am - 12:30pm
Adult Writers Workshop will meet every Saturday via Zoom. 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 Allynn at awilkinson@... Read more
Audience: Adult

December 05, 2020

10:00am - 2:00pm
Take some time out from the  holiday festivities to make your own christmas tree ornaments.  Specially created pieces designed in our own Makerspace are available for kids to take and bring home, to assemble premade ornaments  *1 per child *While supplies last *First come, first served (we are... Read more
Audience: Kids

December 07, 2020

9:00am - 8:00pm
As we inch closer to the Holiday Season, it's time to start thinking about gifts! From November 16th to December 7th, we will have special "Handmade Holiday" To-Go Kits, with supplies and directions on making beautiful and meaningful handmade gifts for your friends and loved ones (a different kit... Read more
Audience: Adult

December 07, 2020

3:00pm - 3:45pm
Join us for some trivia fun! We’ll be meeting through Zoom and using Kahoot. Topics will vary.  The easiest way to participate is with both a computer and a smart phone or tablet, please download the Kahoot app! *Online registration required at least one day prior. Please email... Read more
Audience: Teen
3:00pm - 3:15pm
Did you grab a take & make craft from our teen space last week? Then join Stacy on our YouTube page to see how it's done! Go to our Westerly Library and Wilcox Park Youtube channel after 3pm to check it out.
Audience: Teen

December 08, 2020

12:00pm - 12:15pm
Check out these youtube links, for this new series, where each week, we will spotlight some of Westerly's community leaders and their favorite kids and teens book! October 20th: Sandy Hayes ... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

December 08, 2020

1:00pm - 2:00pm
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Audience: Adult
1:00pm - 4:00pm
During these challenging times individuals need assistance now more than ever. Our volunteer Community Resource Advocate, Susan Rosen, is available to offer help! Susan can be reached via email to offer guidance to connect you or loved ones with local resources available based on specific needs.... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

December 08, 2020

3:00pm - 4:30pm
Early this year, Westerly Library and Wilcox Park held Community Conversations, focusing on Seniors and Aging in Westerly. The insights, ideas, and struggles that were discussed have been invaluable as we, and other community organizations, work towards helping Westerly become a more age-friendly... Read more
Audience: Adult

December 08, 2020

5:30pm - 7:30pm
While the library is closed the Knit and Crochet Group is still meeting virtually!  For more information please email cwalsh@westerlylibrary.org.
Audience: Adult

December 09, 2020

4:00pm - 4:15pm
Check out this months STEAM building challenge on our Westerly Library & Wilcox Park Youtube channel! Use whatever you have in your house to build with We can’t wait to see your ideas. Get your whole family... Read more
Audience: Kids

December 09, 2020

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Wednesday, December 9th at 6:30pm "Strategies for a Balanced Life Through... Read more
Audience: Adult

December 10, 2020

3:00pm - 3:45pm
Looking for some book recommendations? Or want to chat about what you've been reading? Maybe want feedback on something you're writing? Join your teen librarians (roughly) every other Thursday from 3-3:45pm for a digital open discussion on anything book or writing related! We'll be using Zoom, and... Read more
Audience: Teen

December 10, 2020

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Did you know stress impacts the human body in myriad ways. The holiday season - not to mention the dwindling daylight hours of winter - can worsen the feelings of stress for many people. Learn more about stress and strategies for dealing with it. Enjoy the season more! Join us for this virtual talk... Read more
Audience: Adult

December 11, 2020

10:00am - 10:20am
Join our Children's Room staff, as each week, we do a short stortime through Facebook Live. Participants can go to our Facebook Page (Westerly Library & Wilcox Park) and click on the 'Live' tab at the top.... Read more
Audience: Kids

December 12, 2020

10:30am - 12:30pm
Adult Writers Workshop will meet every Saturday via Zoom. 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 Allynn at awilkinson@... Read more
Audience: Adult

December 14, 2020

3:00pm - 3:45pm
Starting to think about what you'd like for a job or career but not clear on your options? Let us show you some of the resources you can use to make informed decisions for your future!  *Online registration required at least one day prior. Please email ... Read more
Audience: Teen

December 15, 2020

9:00am - 4:00pm
Come grab a bag of supplies from the ‘Kids’ tote that will be located in the Children's Room Please note, supplies are limited, first come, first serve,we are unable to reserve or set aside crafts. 1 per child
Audience: Kids

December 15, 2020

12:00pm - 12:15pm
Check out these youtube links, for this new series, where each week, we will spotlight some of Westerly's community leaders and their favorite kids and teens book! October 20th: Sandy Hayes ... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

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