Oct 21

Sat 10:30 am

Saturday Storytime

All ages, no registration. Kids and their parents/caregivers are welcome to come hear stories, rhymes, and songs! 

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Main Library, 2nd Floor Information Desk

Oct 23

Mon 6:00 pm

Technology Help Drop-in

Do you have a new laptop, tablet or e-reader, and are looking for a little help getting started?

Have you heard about getting free e-books, audio books, tv shows & movies from the library, and want to learn more?

Or do you want to learn a new language at home & at no cost?

Grab your device & come to our Technology Help Drop-in! No registration is required, but be sure to bring your device, your library card, and any passwords or other information that might help get you hooked up!

Call 781-320-1045, or email mriportella@minlib.net for more information.

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Oct 23

Mon 7:00 pm

TEEN KNITTING

Teens, join us Monday nights to knit hats and blankets for Children's Hospital and Boston Medical Center.  All Supplies will be provided.

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Oct 24

Tue 4:00 pm

*Young Fixers   *REQUIRES REGISTRATION

For kids in grades 2 – 3, registration required.

Based on the Young Inventors' Program (YIP) developed by The Academy of Applied Science, this set of activities guides kids through the full invention process, including opportunity identification, solution brainstorming, model-building, and finally presenting the resulting inventions.          

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Oct 25

Wed 1:30 pm

Just for Fun Book Club

For kids in grades 6 - 8, no registration. Take a break from homework and join Lizzy to talk about books and enjoy snacks! Books will be available at the library.  Have a question? Email Lizzy at ehmcgovern@minlib.net for more information. 

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Oct 27

Fri 10:30 am

Friday Morning Book Club


Friday Morning Book Club:  Join our book discussion group on Friday mornings! No sign-up necessary - read the book, join the conversation! We are looking for members, please join us! Books will be available at Main Library at the Circulation Desk and at the Islington Branch Library.
Friday, October 27th: Laughing all the Way to the Mosque / Zarqa Nawaz
Friday, November 17th: Our Souls at Night /Kent Haruf
Friday, December 15th:  Holiday Yankee Book Swap

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Main Library, 2nd Floor Information Desk

Oct 30

Mon 6:00 pm

Technology Help Drop-in

Do you have a new laptop, tablet or e-reader, and are looking for a little help getting started?

Have you heard about getting free e-books, audio books, tv shows & movies from the library, and want to learn more?

Or do you want to learn a new language at home & at no cost?

Grab your device & come to our Technology Help Drop-in! No registration is required, but be sure to bring your device, your library card, and any passwords or other information that might help get you hooked up!

Call 781-320-1045, or email mriportella@minlib.net for more information.

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Main Library

Oct 30

Mon 6:30 pm

Westwood Library Quilters

Bring your hand or machine quilting projects to work on in the friendly company of other local quilters. Show and tell is encouraged! An iron, ironing pad, cutting mat, and cutting tools will be available. No registration required.

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Oct 30

Mon 7:00 pm

TEEN KNITTING

Teens, join us Monday nights to knit hats and blankets for Children's Hospital and Boston Medical Center.  All Supplies will be provided.

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Oct 31

Tue 10:30 pm

Halloween Singalong & Costume Parade

All ages, no registration. Come listen to Halloween stories, rhymes, and songs! Children and caregivers are welcomed to come in costume and join us in a costume parade around the library after the program. 

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Nov 1

Wed 6:00 pm

*VolunTEENS *REQUIRES APPLICATION & REGISTRATION

For grades 6 -8. Requires application and registration.

Interested in volunteering at the library? Want to become a member of library Team Reads? Join us on the first Wednesday night of the month for pizza and a library volunteer project. Typical activities may include: Sorting and shelving library materials, adopt a shelf program, assisting with special projects and producing materials for library programs, miscellaneous work, and special event 

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Nov 1

Wed 7:00 pm

Smart Homes- The House of the Future

With the press of a button or just a few words you can turn on your lights, adjust the thermostat, or decide what you'll listen to next.  Join Librarian Allison Palmgren to learn about the Amazon Echo, Google Home, and other "smart" devices and how they can connect you to your home. Registration is required- please call 781-320-1045 to sign-up!
Main Library: Wednesday, November 1 @ 7:00 PM

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Kids' Department

Nov 6

Mon 10:30 am

Sensory Crafts

Ages 2-5, no registration. All are welcome to come participate in a sensory-based craft. 

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Nov 6

Mon 10:30 am

Monday Mysteries

Monday Mysteries:  Join our mystery book discussion group on Monday mornings! No sign-up necessary - read the book, join the conversation! We are looking for members, please join us! Books will be available at Main Library at the Circulation Desk and at the Islington Branch Library.
Monday, August 7, 2017:  The Bughouse Affair / Marcia Muller & Bill Pronzini
Monday, September 11, 2017:  Faceless Killers / Henning Mankell
Monday, October 2, 2017: Murder on the Orient Express / Agatha Christie
Monday, November 6, 2017: The Passenger /Lisa Lutz

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Main Library, 2nd Floor Information Desk

Nov 6

Mon 6:00 pm

Technology Help Drop-in

Do you have a new laptop, tablet or e-reader, and are looking for a little help getting started?

Have you heard about getting free e-books, audio books, tv shows & movies from the library, and want to learn more?

Or do you want to learn a new language at home & at no cost?

Grab your device & come to our Technology Help Drop-in! No registration is required, but be sure to bring your device, your library card, and any passwords or other information that might help get you hooked up!

Call 781-320-1045, or email mriportella@minlib.net for more information.

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Nov 6

Mon 7:00 pm

TEEN KNITTING

Teens, join us Monday nights to knit hats and blankets for Children's Hospital and Boston Medical Center.  All Supplies will be provided.

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Nov 7

Tue 10:30 am

Wiggle & Giggle Storytime

For all ages, no registration. Kids and their caregivers are welcome to come wiggle and giggle with us as we enjoy music, movement, storytelling, and more! 

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Nov 7

Tue 6:00 pm

Mother-Daughter Book Club

For girls in grades 3-5 and a female adult. Share your enthusiasm for reading with other book lovers and join us for a lively discussion, a game of Pictionary, snacks, and fun!  Books will be available at the Children’s Department. Email Lizzy at ehmcgovern@minlib.net for more information.

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Nov 8

Wed 10:30 am

Wondrous Wednesdays Storytime

For all ages, no registration. Children and their caregiver are welcome to come listen to stories, songs, rhymes, and more! A short activity will be available for those who wish to stay after storytime. 

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Kids' Department Programming Room

Nov 8

Wed 1:30 pm

Half-Wednesday Hangtime

Kids in grades K – 8, no registration. Kids are invited to come for drop-in crafts, activities, games and more! Come for 10 minutes or an hour. Kids in grades K-3 must be accompanied by an adult. 

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Nov 8

Wed 4:00 pm

Read, Play, Sing

For all ages, no registration. Join us as we read, sing, and play in this storytime filled with movement, music, and craft activities!

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Nov 9

Thu 7:00 pm

Great Decisions

Great Decisions is America's largest discussion program on world affairs. Discussion for November Nuclear Security.  Contact reference, 781-320-1045 for information.

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Main Library, 2nd Floor Information Desk

Nov 13

Mon 6:00 pm

Technology Help Drop-in

Do you have a new laptop, tablet or e-reader, and are looking for a little help getting started?

Have you heard about getting free e-books, audio books, tv shows & movies from the library, and want to learn more?

Or do you want to learn a new language at home & at no cost?

Grab your device & come to our Technology Help Drop-in! No registration is required, but be sure to bring your device, your library card, and any passwords or other information that might help get you hooked up!

Call 781-320-1045, or email mriportella@minlib.net for more information.

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Nov 13

Mon 7:00 pm

TEEN KNITTING

Teens, join us Monday nights to knit hats and blankets for Children's Hospital and Boston Medical Center.  All Supplies will be provided.

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Nov 14

Tue 10:30 am

Wiggle & Giggle Storytime

For all ages, no registration. Kids and their caregivers are welcome to come wiggle and giggle with us as we enjoy music, movement, storytelling, and more! 

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Chiara Bistro, Westwood

Nov 14

Tue 7:00 pm

YA for Adults Book Club

You’re never too old for YA!
Join like-minded adults to discuss these fine specimens of Young Adult literature! We’ll have laughs, we’ll have tears, we’ll enjoy all the delicious angst without ever having to step inside a high school.
Please join us for an excellent literary time! There may be prizes!

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Nov 15

Wed 10:30 am

Wondrous Wednesdays Storytime

For all ages, no registration. Children and their caregiver are welcome to come listen to stories, songs, rhymes, and more! A short activity will be available for those who wish to stay after storytime. 

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Nov 15

Wed 1:30 pm

Just for Fun Book Club

For kids in grades 6 - 8, no registration. Take a break from homework and join Lizzy to talk about books and enjoy snacks! Books will be available at the library.  Have a question? Email Lizzy at ehmcgovern@minlib.net for more information. 

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Nov 15

Wed 4:00 pm

Read, Play, Sing

For all ages, no registration. Join us as we read, sing, and play in this storytime filled with movement, music, and craft activities!

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Nov 15

Wed 6:00 pm

DIY Book Pumpkin

Help us upcycle old books by creating book pumpkins! Have a beautiful and homemade decorative pumpkin to enjoy at home, or bring as a hostess gift to your Thanksgiving celebration. This craft is open to teens and adults- but please note only one pumpkin per household. Registration is required- please call 781-320-1045 to sign-up!
Main Library: Wednesday, November 15 with drop in starting @ 6:00 PM until 7:15 PM

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Nov 17

Fri 10:30 am

Baby Rhyme Time

For babies 0-24 months and a caregiver, no registration. Come enjoy the magic of rhymes and music with your little one! Lizzy will lead everyone in traditional rhymes and music as well as wonderful new favorites! 

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Nov 17

Fri 10:30 am

Friday Morning Book Club


Friday Morning Book Club:  Join our book discussion group on Friday mornings! No sign-up necessary - read the book, join the conversation! We are looking for members, please join us! Books will be available at Main Library at the Circulation Desk and at the Islington Branch Library.
Friday, November 17th: Our Souls at Night /Kent Haruf
Friday, December 15th:  Holiday Yankee Book Swap

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Nov 18

Sat 10:30 am

Saturday Storytime

All ages, no registration. Kids and their parents/caregivers are welcome to come hear stories, rhymes, and songs! 

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Main Library, 2nd Floor Information Desk

Nov 20

Mon 6:00 pm

Technology Help Drop-in

Do you have a new laptop, tablet or e-reader, and are looking for a little help getting started?

Have you heard about getting free e-books, audio books, tv shows & movies from the library, and want to learn more?

Or do you want to learn a new language at home & at no cost?

Grab your device & come to our Technology Help Drop-in! No registration is required, but be sure to bring your device, your library card, and any passwords or other information that might help get you hooked up!

Call 781-320-1045, or email mriportella@minlib.net for more information.

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Nov 20

Mon 7:00 pm

TEEN KNITTING

Teens, join us Monday nights to knit hats and blankets for Children's Hospital and Boston Medical Center.  All Supplies will be provided.

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Nov 21

Tue 10:30 am

Wiggle & Giggle Storytime

For all ages, no registration. Kids and their caregivers are welcome to come wiggle and giggle with us as we enjoy music, movement, storytelling, and more! 

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Nov 22

Wed 10:30 am

Wondrous Wednesdays Storytime

For all ages, no registration. Children and their caregiver are welcome to come listen to stories, songs, rhymes, and more! A short activity will be available for those who wish to stay after storytime. 

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Thursday, Nov. 23

Thanksgiving Library Closed

The library will close at 1pm Wednesday Nov. 22 and remain closed Thursday Nov. 23 for Thanksgiving.  The library will re-open Friday Nov. 24 at 10am.

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Nov 24

Fri 10:30 am

Baby Rhyme Time

For babies 0-24 months and a caregiver, no registration. Come enjoy the magic of rhymes and music with your little one! Lizzy will lead everyone in traditional rhymes and music as well as wonderful new favorites! 

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Main Library, 2nd Floor Information Desk

Nov 27

Mon 6:00 pm

Technology Help Drop-in

Do you have a new laptop, tablet or e-reader, and are looking for a little help getting started?

Have you heard about getting free e-books, audio books, tv shows & movies from the library, and want to learn more?

Or do you want to learn a new language at home & at no cost?

Grab your device & come to our Technology Help Drop-in! No registration is required, but be sure to bring your device, your library card, and any passwords or other information that might help get you hooked up!

Call 781-320-1045, or email mriportella@minlib.net for more information.

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Main Library

Nov 27

Mon 6:30 pm

Westwood Library Quilters

Bring your hand or machine quilting projects to work on in the friendly company of other local quilters. Show and tell is encouraged! An iron, ironing pad, cutting mat, and cutting tools will be available. No registration required.

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Nov 27

Mon 7:00 pm

TEEN KNITTING

Teens, join us Monday nights to knit hats and blankets for Children's Hospital and Boston Medical Center.  All Supplies will be provided.

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Nov 28

Tue 10:30 am

Wiggle & Giggle Storytime

For all ages, no registration. Kids and their caregivers are welcome to come wiggle and giggle with us as we enjoy music, movement, storytelling, and more! 

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Nov 29

Wed 10:30 am

Wondrous Wednesdays Storytime

For all ages, no registration. Children and their caregiver are welcome to come listen to stories, songs, rhymes, and more! A short activity will be available for those who wish to stay after storytime. 

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Nov 29

Wed 4:00 pm

Read, Play, Sing

For all ages, no registration. Join us as we read, sing, and play in this storytime filled with movement, music, and craft activities!

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