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Discover the beautiful towns of Westerly, RI and Stonington, CT.

*Important update* We are happy to announce, that from September 14th on, walk-ins are now welcome. **Please note, we are still operating at a limited capacity. Reservations are encouraged for anyone wanting to ensure access to the building, however if we have not reached capacity with reservations, walk-ins will be accepted. Monday-Friday hours have also been extended to 9 am - 6 pm | Saturday - Library Take-out Service ONLY 9 am - 1 pm

Library Takeout Request Form

We are happy to provide our patrons the ability to request material online and offer a contact-free takeout service.  Patrons are allowed to borrow up to five (5) available items per library card or ten (10) per family with two library cards, from the Westerly Library. Pick up times will be Monday - Friday from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm and Saturday from 9 am- 1 pm. Once your request has been submitted and processed, a librarian will contact you to schedule a date and time to pick up your materials.

There are three ways to submit a request for material:



To see what is available at the Library, click here to open the Catalog and select "Westerly Library" within the "view entire collection" dropdown.

If you would like to have a librarian choose materials for you based on your personal interests, click here to open the Personalized Book Recommendations.

To view our monthly staff book picks click here.

To apply for a Library Card, click here to be directed to the Ocean State Libraries Card Application form.

PLEASE NOTE: For DVDs fill the Author line with NA

We greatly appreciate your time and we look forward to fulfilling your material requests.

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