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Adult Events

August 22, 2019

5:30pm - 7:30pm
The Chest Club will be meeting in the Makerspace for August 22. 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

August 22, 2019

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Join us Thursday, August 22 at 6 PM for Author Anna Francese Gass. HEIRLOOM KITCHEN Heritage Recipes and Family Stories from the Tables of Immigrant Women By Anna Francese Gass                        Born in Italy, Anna Francese Gass came to the United States as a young child and grew up eating her... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

August 24, 2019

10:00am - 10:00pm
10am-10pm Saturday.
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

August 24, 2019

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 ... Read more
Audience: Adult

August 26, 2019

10:00am - 11:30am
Movie and Q&A with Westerly's Plastic Reduction Committee Free event, open to everyone. We are grateful to collaborate with Green Planet Films in the Velvet Mill to spread education and awareness regarding reduction of waste in our town. This will be a monthly event with a new movie. Event... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

August 26, 2019

10:00am - 12:00pm
Whether you have a high-end DSLR, a point-and-shoot, or just your tablet or cell phone, join us and learn to take better and more interesting photographs.  Using Wilcox Park as our subject matter, we will explore such concepts as composition, depth-of-field and macro photography.  All levels of... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

August 26, 2019

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Internet capable devices are becoming more and more common in our everyday lives.  Stop by the library to learn more about these devices - from those that possess obvious utility, like TVs that can record your favorite shows and camera doorbells that let you know who is at the door, to the... Read more
Audience: Adult

August 26, 2019

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,... Read more
Audience: Adult

August 27, 2019

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

August 27, 2019

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.
Audience: Adult

August 27, 2019

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Renaissance Toastmasters of Westerly, gathers twice a month (2nd & 4th Tuesdays) to share stories and get comfortable speaking in front of an audience. It is a process that over time helps to build self-confidence. Taking small steps, we eventually master the art of public... 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

August 28, 2019

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

August 28, 2019

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Travel 101 is a meeting for people who have a very strong passion for traveling, even for some people who can't afford traveling outside of their hometown.  You will be able to travel from your armchair!  This program will help people get more aware of worldwide travel destinations with the help of... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

August 28, 2019

5:30pm - 6:30pm
Movie and Q&A with Westerly's Plastic Reduction Committee Free event, open to everyone. We are grateful to collaborate with Green Planet Films in the Velvet Mill to spread education and awareness regarding reduction of waste in our town. This will be a monthly event with a new movie. Event... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

August 29, 2019

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
5:30pm - 7:45pm
Adults only.   Bring your own games, or play some that are part of the library's collection.  Contemporary and classic games are available, as well as experienced hands to give you tutorials on getting started.
Audience: Adult

August 29, 2019

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

August 31, 2019

11:00am - 3:30pm
It's BACK!!! Weather permitting (we need sun!) Come hunt down the Camera Obscura in the park, and get a chance to experience this really cool, naturally occuring, optical phenomenon that you won't believe until you see it!
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

August 31, 2019

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 ... Read more
Audience: Adult

August 31, 2019

7:00pm - 10:00am
The United Theatre in partnership with The Westerly Library & Wilcox Park presents Movies in the Park 2019 Saturday, August 31 at Sundown... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

September 02, 2019

9:00am - 8:00pm
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

September 03, 2019

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

September 03, 2019

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.
Audience: Adult

September 03, 2019

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

September 04, 2019

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Meet fellow seniors and talk about your technology problems!  Learn new skills! Protect yourself online!  Master tech lingo and impress your grand kids!  Computers have become a fact of life whether we like it or not.  This is an opportunity to talk with our technology staff and like minded... Read more
Audience: Adult

September 04, 2019

2:00pm - 3:30pm
FILM CLUB Foreign Film Month!   Similar to a book club, each month we will chose three movies to watch at home for discussion the... Read more
Audience: Adult

September 04, 2019

5:30pm - 7:30pm
Together, let’s take protecting our wild fish into our own hands. Join us at our FREE screening of Artifishal on September 4th at 5:30 PM in the Auditorium! This film explores wild salmon’s slide toward extinction, threats posed by fish hatcheries and fish farms, and our continued loss of faith in... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

September 05, 2019

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Travel 101 is a meeting for people who have a very strong passion for traveling, even for some people who can't afford traveling outside of their hometown.  You will be able to travel from your armchair!  This program will help people get more aware of worldwide travel destinations with the help of... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

September 05, 2019

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

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