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Adult Events

May 05, 2021

9:00am - 8:00pm
Westerly High School students will be exhibiting artwork in the Hoxie Gallery Wednesday May 5th-Friday, May 28th. The gallery is open for viewing during regular library hours.
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

May 05, 2021

9:30am - 10:00am
**This morning's class is CANCELLED due to the rain. Please join us next Wednesday!** STRETCH & STRENGTHEN Ready for a workout that gets results and relieves pain & stiffness?! Get ready to dynamically strengthen and stretch to develop a strong, toned and elongated body with full range of... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

May 05, 2021

12:30pm - 2:00pm
Do you have problems with technology?Do you have questions about new gadgets?Do you have frustrations with the internet? Come join us every Wednesday afternoon via Zoom.We can't promise to fix all your issues but we can guarantee you'll have an enjoyable and informative time!... Read more
Audience: Adult

May 05, 2021

5:00pm - 5:45pm
Have you ever envied "runners", or wanted to participate in a 5k but didn't know where to start? If so, the Westerly Library Couch to 5k Run Club is the place for you! Join our Facebook group... Read more
Audience: Adult

May 05, 2021

5:30pm - 6:30pm
Please join us for a virtual conversation with locals April Dinwoodie and Kevin Lowther. They'll be discussing their experiences as persons of color in the mostly white community of Westerly, as well as their work with Westerly Anti-Racism Coalition which embraces multiculturalism to address racism... Read more
Audience: Adult

May 06, 2021

11:00am - 12:00pm
Join us on Zoom for a fun and informational meetup designed for older adults and caregivers! Each meeting, we'll have a different guest to highlight a program or service in town that you may not have heard of. We'll also have time to chat and socialize with one another. This week, Community... Read more
Audience: Adult

May 11, 2021

1:00pm - 4:00pm
During these challenging times individuals need assistance now more than ever. Our volunteer Community Resource Advocate, Susan Rosen, is available to offer help! Susan can be reached via email to offer guidance to connect you or loved ones with local resources available based on specific needs.... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

May 11, 2021

5:30pm - 7:30pm
The Knit and Crochet Group is still meeting virtually!  For more information and to participate please email cwalsh@westerlylibrary.org
Audience: Adult

May 12, 2021

9:30am - 10:00am
STRETCH & STRENGTHEN Ready for a workout that gets results and relieves pain & stiffness?! Get ready to dynamically strengthen and stretch to develop a strong, toned and elongated body with full range of motion! Spring into Summer ESSENTRICS featured at Wilcox Park! Heather Van Dam is a... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

May 12, 2021

12:30pm - 2:00pm
Do you have problems with technology?Do you have questions about new gadgets?Do you have frustrations with the internet? Come join us every Wednesday afternoon via Zoom.We can't promise to fix all your issues but we can guarantee you'll have an enjoyable and informative time!... Read more
Audience: Adult

May 12, 2021

5:00pm - 5:45pm
Have you ever envied "runners", or wanted to participate in a 5k but didn't know where to start? If so, the Westerly Library Couch to 5k Run Club is the place for you! Join our Facebook group... Read more
Audience: Adult

May 12, 2021

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Our Cookbook Club is meeting virtually! Please join us once a month via Zoom to share our experiences with recipes from the selected cookbook. Books will be held at Circulation for checkout at the beginning of the month. Registration is required for this program. ... Read more
Audience: Adult

May 13, 2021

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Please join us for a Virtual Author Talk with Deborah Goodrich Royce! She will be discussing her upcoming novel Ruby Falls, followed by a Q & A. Registration is required for this event. Please register by Wednesday, May 12th. You will receive a Zoom invitation the morning of the... Read more
Audience: Adult

May 17, 2021

9:00am - 7:30pm
During the 3rd week of each month, we will have Crafternoon kits available to-go!  Our Adult Crafternoon Kits are available on a first come, first served basis. Kits will be available beginning at 10 a.m. on the 2nd... Read more
Audience: Adult

May 17, 2021

7:00pm - 8:30pm
In celebration of our brand new Westerly Library and Wilcox Park Seed Library, we invite you to join us via Zoom for a live screening of the award-winning documentary Seed: The Untold Story. The film will begin promptly at 7pm, and run for approximately 90 minutes.  "... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

May 18, 2021

9:00am - 10:00am
We invite you to join us and Chelsea from Bluebird Yoga for an all levels (beginner friendly) yoga practice in the park Tuesdays at 9:00am! Wake up your body with a gentle stretch followed by flowing movement and strengthening. We will be meeting behind the pond, next to the big tree and near the... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

May 18, 2021

1:00pm - 4:00pm
During these challenging times individuals need assistance now more than ever. Our volunteer Community Resource Advocate, Susan Rosen, is available to offer help! Susan can be reached via email to offer guidance to connect you or loved ones with local resources available based on specific needs.... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

May 18, 2021

5:30pm - 7:30pm
The Knit and Crochet Group is still meeting virtually!  For more information and to participate please email cwalsh@westerlylibrary.org
Audience: Adult

May 18, 2021

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Join Master Gardener, William Baddeley, to learn about the practice of saving seeds from vegetables, grain, herbs, and flowers. Please register by Monday, May 17th and provide your email address to receive the Zoom link on the day of the event. Contact ... Read more
Audience: Adult

May 19, 2021

9:30am - 10:00am
STRETCH & STRENGTHEN Ready for a workout that gets results and relieves pain & stiffness?! Get ready to dynamically strengthen and stretch to develop a strong, toned and elongated body with full range of motion! Spring into Summer ESSENTRICS featured at Wilcox Park! Heather Van Dam is a... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

May 19, 2021

12:30pm - 2:00pm
Do you have problems with technology?Do you have questions about new gadgets?Do you have frustrations with the internet? Come join us every Wednesday afternoon via Zoom.We can't promise to fix all your issues but we can guarantee you'll have an enjoyable and informative time!... Read more
Audience: Adult

May 19, 2021

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Join us on Zoom as we discuss movies from 1950 - All About Eve Born Yesterday Cheaper By the Dozen As well as discussing the movies, we always love to share recommendations about movies and tv shows. It's always fun and laughs are guaranteed!... Read more
Audience: Adult

May 19, 2021

5:00pm - 5:45pm
Have you ever envied "runners", or wanted to participate in a 5k but didn't know where to start? If so, the Westerly Library Couch to 5k Run Club is the place for you! Join our Facebook group... Read more
Audience: Adult

May 21, 2021

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Please join us for an author talk with James Rourke in Wilcox Park! He'll be discussing his book Out of the Basement, in the park at the bandstand location. Rourke will delve into the healing journey of the book's protagonist Michael Tanner, who seeks to transcend the traumatic experience... Read more
Audience: Adult

May 25, 2021

9:00am - 10:00am
We invite you to join us and Chelsea from Bluebird Yoga for an all levels (beginner friendly) yoga practice in the park Tuesdays at 9:00am! Wake up your body with a gentle stretch followed by flowing movement and strengthening. We will be meeting behind the pond, next to the big tree and near the... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

May 25, 2021

1:00pm - 4:00pm
During these challenging times individuals need assistance now more than ever. Our volunteer Community Resource Advocate, Susan Rosen, is available to offer help! Susan can be reached via email to offer guidance to connect you or loved ones with local resources available based on specific needs.... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

May 25, 2021

5:30pm - 7:30pm
The Knit and Crochet Group is still meeting virtually!  For more information and to participate please email cwalsh@westerlylibrary.org
Audience: Adult

May 26, 2021

9:30am - 10:00am
STRETCH & STRENGTHEN Ready for a workout that gets results and relieves pain & stiffness?! Get ready to dynamically strengthen and stretch to develop a strong, toned and elongated body with full range of motion! Spring into Summer ESSENTRICS featured at Wilcox Park! Heather Van Dam is a... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

May 26, 2021

12:30pm - 2:00pm
Do you have problems with technology?Do you have questions about new gadgets?Do you have frustrations with the internet? Come join us every Wednesday afternoon via Zoom.We can't promise to fix all your issues but we can guarantee you'll have an enjoyable and informative time!... Read more
Audience: Adult

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