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Teen Events

April 24, 2019

3:30pm - 5:30pm
Join us in the Teen Space to learn about the legacy of Coretta Scott King, a champion forcivil rights and books that represent kids of all colors and creeds. We will celebrate Coretta Scott King and “the power of African American children’s literature, as expressed through the enduring legacy of... Read more
Audience: Teen

April 24, 2019

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

April 25, 2019

4:00pm - 5:00pm
It's finally spring!  Join us for teen gardening club.  Let's plan out our garden and what the summer and harvest will look like.   This event will happen rain or shine!  Earn community service hours by helping out!
Audience: Teen

April 25, 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

April 25, 2019

5:30pm - 7:30pm
Attention Students and Parents: All students in grades K-8 are now welcome to attend the Westerly Public Library’s upcoming Homework and/or Tutoring Groups! On Mondays and Thursdays tutoring sessions are held from 5:30-6:30 and 6:30-7:30. Students can drop in during these hours, and receive help... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

April 26, 2019

3:30pm - 4:30pm
 Want to read books before anyone else?  Want to help determine what books we add to the young adult collection? Share what you've been reading lately and get to take home a free book! Come get advanced reader's copies of the latest YA book releases; take them home before they come out!  Discuss... Read more
Audience: Teen

April 27, 2019

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Jennifer Christina Holden Piano Studios Recital April 27th, 1 pm  Auditorium 
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

April 27, 2019

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... Read more
Audience: Teen

April 29, 2019

5:30pm - 7:30pm
Attention Students and Parents: All students in grades K-8 are now welcome to attend the Westerly Public Library’s upcoming Homework and/or Tutoring Groups! On Mondays and Thursdays tutoring sessions are held from 5:30-6:30 and 6:30-7:30. Students can drop in during these hours, and receive help... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

April 30, 2019

3:30pm - 4:30pm
After a hiatus, we're back with rad book club.  Come talk about what you want to read.  Rather than reading the same book, we will read along a theme, as well as think about watching rad films based on books. This month we'll be celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Coretta Scott King Award! ... Read more
Audience: Teen

May 02, 2019

3:30pm - 5:30pm
 Join us for teen anime club.  Come discuss your favorite manga and anime with your fellow teens.  This month we will try something different.  We will watch a new anime's first episode together and then discuss it.  We'll be streaming Crunchyroll.     We'll have drawing supplies, perler beads, and... Read more
Audience: Teen

May 02, 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

May 02, 2019

5:30pm - 7:30pm
Attention Students and Parents: All students in grades K-8 are now welcome to attend the Westerly Public Library’s upcoming Homework and/or Tutoring Groups! On Mondays and Thursdays tutoring sessions are held from 5:30-6:30 and 6:30-7:30. Students can drop in during these hours, and receive help... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

May 03, 2019

4:00pm - 5:30pm
"Build a birdhouse in your soul..." Need a cute spring gift for mom?  Come paint a birdhouse to take home!  Limited birdhouses available. Sign up online or call 401-596-2877 ext. 301 to register.
Audience: Teen

May 03, 2019

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
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

May 04, 2019

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... Read more
Audience: Teen

May 06, 2019

10:00am - 12:00pm
Audience: Adult, Teen

May 06, 2019

5:30pm - 7:30pm
Attention Students and Parents: All students in grades K-8 are now welcome to attend the Westerly Public Library’s upcoming Homework and/or Tutoring Groups! On Mondays and Thursdays tutoring sessions are held from 5:30-6:30 and 6:30-7:30. Students can drop in during these hours, and receive help... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

May 07, 2019

3:30pm - 4:30pm
What makes something true? Conspiracy theories aren't all equally ridiculous. But how do you tell fact from fiction, especially on the Internet, when anyone can claim to be an authority on everything? Come to this meeting with a conspiracy you'd like to research. One that you think... Read more
Audience: Teen

May 08, 2019

3:30pm - 5:30pm
It's finally spring!  Join us for teen gardening club.  let's plan out our garden and what the summer and harvest will look like.   This event will happen rain or shine!  Earn community service hours by helping out!
Audience: Teen

May 09, 2019

2:30pm - 6:30pm
Use the Library's laser cutter to make a Mother's Day gift that is both useful and personalized. Materials wil be provided, along with the expertise and assistance of our staff.  All you need to provide is the inspiration and your personalized message.
Audience: Adult, Teen

May 09, 2019

3:30pm - 5:00pm
Come make cards for your mothers and any other awesome womxn in your life!  We will also make cards for Mother Earth.  All crafting supplies for cards will be provided, as well as snacks!  Drop in after school.
Audience: Teen

May 09, 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

May 09, 2019

5:30pm - 7:30pm
Attention Students and Parents: All students in grades K-8 are now welcome to attend the Westerly Public Library’s upcoming Homework and/or Tutoring Groups! On Mondays and Thursdays tutoring sessions are held from 5:30-6:30 and 6:30-7:30. Students can drop in during these hours, and receive help... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

May 10, 2019

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Drop in from 3 to 5 to make Seed Bombs and learn about the local teen organization, Teens Against Pollution! (FInd them on instagram @TeensAgainstPollution).  Learn about guerrilla gardening and reclaiming abandoned public spaces.   How can we use guerrilla gardening to help save native plants and... Read more
Audience: Teen

May 10, 2019

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

May 11, 2019

10:00am - 12:00pm
Have you been writing a book or novel that you want published, but don't know where to start? Not sure whether to get a literary agent, start sending manuscripts to presses, or try to self publish your book? Come learn all about the publishing process from our local experts in this 2-hour Q&A... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

May 11, 2019

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... Read more
Audience: Teen

May 13, 2019

5:30pm - 7:30pm
Attention Students and Parents: All students in grades K-8 are now welcome to attend the Westerly Public Library’s upcoming Homework and/or Tutoring Groups! On Mondays and Thursdays tutoring sessions are held from 5:30-6:30 and 6:30-7:30. Students can drop in during these hours, and receive help... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

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