Upcoming Events:

Wednesday, September 14, 2022
5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
“Regional History Fair”
Westerly Library Terrace Room

This public event will showcase the numerous historical societies and museums in the region and will allow a unique opportunity for the public to meet and greet members of these various organizations while learning about membership opportunities and viewing some of their favorite treasured artifacts.
Free and open to the public.

Wednesday, October 12, 2022
6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
“The History of Education in Westerly”

This presentation will include a discussion of the history of education in Westerly and describe in detail what it was like to be a student in the late 1800s and early 1900s. Speaker Jane C. Perkins taught first grade in Westerly before becoming the Lower School Principal at Claiborne Pell Elementary School in Newport. She later returned to Westerly to work as a math interventionist in the Westerly school system and serves as a Professor of Education at the University of Rhode Island.

Wednesday Programs are held at the Carriage House of the Babcock-Smith House Museum unless otherwise noted.
124 Granite Street, Westerly, RI
Free Admission
Complimentary Refreshments

In the meantime, please browse out Events Archive for past programs.

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Board meetings  – are held on the first Wednesday of the month from September through May, at 6:30 pm in the Carriage House of the Babcock Smith House, 124 Granite St. and on Zoom.