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Adult Events

February 21, 2018

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: Adult, Kids

February 21, 2018

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... Read more
Audience: Adult

February 22, 2018

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!
Audience: Adult, Kids

February 22, 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

February 22, 2018

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Have a story you need to tell? Want to hear from and learn more about your neighbors and community members? Join us in the New Year for a brand new Writer's Workshop here at the library! We will be discussing readings, sharing work, and free writing together in the spirit of community building.... Read more
Audience: Adult

February 22, 2018

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Whether it be something as simple as typing a letter, or as complex as writing a novel, everyone needs to make use of a word processing program at some point.  For people who don't use one regularly, the sheer variety of options and commands that are offered can be completely overwhelming,... Read more
Audience: Adult

February 23, 2018

10:15am - 11:15am
  Here's a great opportunity to teach young ones to communicate their needs or communicate with others! Each session focuses on a popular story and we will showcase simple and useful signs that go along with it! Program is recommended for ages 1-5 Members of the Frank Olean Center STEPS Program... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids

February 26, 2018

10:00am - 11:00am
We will begin to offer a once a month storytime that will work to engage and socialize children with special needs and typical developing peers from ages 3-5. A routine based storytime will include adaptive pieces to make story time comfortable and enjoyable for all involved!              ... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids

February 26, 2018

6:00pm - 7:30pm
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... Read more
Audience: Adult

February 27, 2018

10:00am - 11:00am
Join us every Tuesday for a storytime for the whole family with Miss Sandy!
Audience: Adult, Kids

February 27, 2018

5:30pm - 7:45pm
 At a Taxes in Retirement 567 seminar, you will learn: • A basic overview of the tax rules as they apply today.• How lost deductions may affect your taxes in retirement.• Common misconceptions about taxes in retirement.• Possible tools and strategies available to help develop a retirement tax... Read more
Audience: Adult

February 27, 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

February 27, 2018

6:00pm - 7:45pm
Join a small portion of the NInigret Quilters here at the library, for a recurring meetup.  Bring a project to work on, or questions if you need pointers.
Audience: Adult

February 27, 2018

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
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

February 28, 2018

6:30pm - 8:00pm
   Reducing Anxiety Through Meditation   Life in today’s world is stressful.  People are anxious about their health, their finances, their relationships, their safety and their work. Doctor’s and medical practitioners are promoting the benefits of meditation to relieve stress and... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

February 28, 2018

6:00pm - 7:45pm
Audience: Adult

March 01, 2018

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!
Audience: Adult, Kids

March 01, 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

March 01, 2018

6:00pm - 7:30pm
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... Read more
Audience: Adult

March 03, 2018

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Join the Irish Coastal Club as they present Celebrating Ireland in Story and Song! Featuring Kevin Fallon on guitar, fiddle & vocals, Paul Dube on accordian & harmonica and Mary King joins in with the Celtic harp, fiddle & vocals. Join us for a fun afternoon of lively Irish music, song... Read more
Audience: Adult

March 05, 2018

6:00pm - 7:00pm
New to using computers?  We're well aware of how frusturating and intimidating it can be to catch up with new technology, especially when everyone else seems like an expert. In this class on basic computer use, we'll cover how to use a mouse or touchpad to interact with a computer, and perform a... Read more
Audience: Adult

March 06, 2018

10:00am - 11:00am
Join us every Tuesday for a storytime for the whole family with Miss Sandy!
Audience: Adult, Kids

March 06, 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

March 06, 2018

6:00pm - 7:45pm
Join a small portion of the NInigret Quilters here at the library, for a recurring meetup.  Bring a project to work on, or questions if you need pointers.
Audience: Adult

March 07, 2018

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: Adult, Kids

March 07, 2018

5:00pm - 7:45pm
Audience: Adult

March 08, 2018

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!
Audience: Adult, Kids

March 08, 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

March 08, 2018

6:00pm - 7:30pm
New to using computers?  We're well aware of how frusturating and intimidating it can be to catch up with technology, especially when everyone else seems like an expert. In this class on basic computer use, we'll introduce you to the Windows 10 desktop, learn a bit about files and programs and how... Read more
Audience: Adult

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