Located in Wilcox Park, the Westerly Library has been the center of the Westerly community since 1894. The Library offers its members amazing benefits including FREE museum passes and events for the whole family. To discover everything the Westerly Library has to offer, read on below!
Get FREE passes and discount admission to local attractions with your Westerly Library card!
With your Westerly Library card, you can check out passes to five of Rhode Island’s top attractions. Passes can be reserved by phone on the day you intend to pick them up. What’s more, you can keep the passes for two days. Afterward, return all passes to the circulation desk.
The Florence Griswold Museum is an art museum housed at the Old Lyme Art Colony. The colony was the birthplace of the American Impressionism movement and now serves as a monument to their creativity. Your Westerly Library card gets you free admission for 2 adults and 2 children under 12.
The Mystic Aquarium celebrates the aquatic life that calls New England home. The aquarium has a large selection of exhibits as well as the largest beluga whale exhibit in America. Your library card gets you discounted admission for 2 adults and 2 children. Adult tickets are $29.99, seniors are $24.99, and children are $19.99.
The Mystic Seaport, also known as The Museum of America and the Sea, is a re-creation of a historic New England seaport. The site has over 60 restored historic buildings and is also America’s largest maritime museum. You can get 50% off admission with your library card.
The Providence Children’s Museum offers fun hands-on learning for children of all ages. The museum has a ton of exhibits including several mazes that stretch throughout the grounds. Your library card gets you $2 off admission for up to 4 people.
The Roger Williams Park Zoo is one of Rhode Island’s most popular attractions. The zoo has plenty of rare animal exhibits. In addition, the Zoo also offers sprawling green spaces that are open for use. A Westerly Library membership entitles you to $3 off admission for up to four people. The pass is also good for a 10% discount on all Zoo retail items.
Enjoy fun, FREE events at the Westerly Library!
There are as many as five events a day offered at your Westerly Library! What’s more, there are only a handful of days out of the year where there is nothing scheduled whatsoever. The library offers a diverse set of regularly scheduled events including family storytime, a chess club, bike repair workshops, as well as a robotics team. The library website offers an event calendar to help you keep track of it all. There are also separate calendars for adults, teens, and kids.