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  • We'll see you for our fifth annual Laughs for a Cause featuring the Queens of Comedy Friday, January 25 6:00 - 9:00 pm (doors open at 5:30 pm). This event will take place at Haversham House, 336...
  • Help Us Design A Program! We are planning a whole weekend of “Getting to know Westerly/Pawcatuck” activities. On Saturday, Westerly Library will host an open house where people can learn about local...
  • 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
  • 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...

What's Happening

January 24
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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.
January 26
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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 ...
January 26
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10:00am - 2:30pm
 FUNDA FEST 21: A Celebration of Black Storytelling. We are looking forward to beginning our week with you!  Saturday January 26, 2019. We will have Ron Daise from the tv show Gullah Gullah Island as our featured...
January 28
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5:30pm - 6:15pm
        THE IMPORTANCE OF MAKING A WILL - FREE INFO SESSION   MONDAY, JANUARY 28 5:30 - 6:15 PM 2ND FLOOR AUDITORIUM - WESTERLY LIBRARY Join senior estate planning professionals from Washington Trust Wealth Management for a thought provoking, fast moving and...
January 28
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6:00pm - 7:30pm
Welcome to Sexuality and Gender Acceptance, a discussion and support group for adults about LGBTQ+ stories and issues in books, movies, TV shows, and more. This group will foster community through the sharing of stories by and for those who identify as LGBTQ+ and questioning in an inclusive,...
January 29
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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.  ...
January 24
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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!
January 24
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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.
January 26
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10:00am - 2:30pm
 FUNDA FEST 21: A Celebration of Black Storytelling. We are looking forward to beginning our week with you!  Saturday January 26, 2019. We will have Ron Daise from the tv show Gullah Gullah Island as our featured...
January 26
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10:00am - 2:00pm
Drop-In between 10am - 2pm to make your creation!
January 29
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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
January 30
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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!
January 24
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4:00pm - 5:30pm
Each meeting of Teen SJWs we will brainstorm creative, fun ways to inform the greater community about causes, facts, and messages we are passionate about--and then go do it!   We will attempt to screenprint t-shirts with radical messaging! So far, we have chalked the sidewalks of the park with art...
January 24
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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.
January 25
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3:30pm - 5:30pm
Come watch TO ALL THE BOYS I'VE LOVED BEFORE, based on the YA novel and New York Times Bestseller by Jenny Han. We will have crafts and activities to do while watching the film, including making a heart chain and writing our own letters!  Write to your fictional crush, or a letter to your...
January 25
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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...
January 26
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10:00am - 2:30pm
 FUNDA FEST 21: A Celebration of Black Storytelling. We are looking forward to beginning our week with you!  Saturday January 26, 2019. We will have Ron Daise from the tv show Gullah Gullah Island as our featured...
January 26
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1:00pm - 2:30pm
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...
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