June 2017

Jun 2

Fri 3:00 pm

CASUAL FRIDAYS

For tweens/teens in grades 6-12.  Come hang out with your friends in a relaxed, informal setting.  Play video or board games, listen to music and catch up on new movies and books.  We need you there to make sure something interesting is always happening.

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Children's Program Room, Main Library

Jun 5

Mon 11:00 am

Monday Storytime

Join us for stories, rhymes, songs and other fun activities at this drop in no registration storytime!

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Main Library, 2nd Floor Information Desk

Jun 5

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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Westwood Public Library

Jun 5

Mon 9:00 am

Teen Summer Reading 2017

For every book you read you:

 Get a free book (along with a small incentive prize), earn an End of Summer Raffle ticket

· (*You can earn an extra raffle ticket by writing a brief book review)

Sign up: at the Reference Desk, or email wwdtab@minlib.net  or call 781-320-1045

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Children's Programming Room

Jun 6

Tue 6:30 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 lively discussion, a game of Pictionary, snacks, and fun! Check the library website for a listing of the book to be read. Books will be available at the Kids’ Department ASK! Desk the month before. Interested in coming? Please email Lizzy at ehmcgovern@minlib.net to let her know you’re coming and to receive scheduling updates.

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Jun 8

Thu 7:00 pm

Stump Trivia *Registration Required*

Come alone or with friends and join in on our free trivia event!  Winning teams will earn raffle tickets to enter the HUGE Adult Summer Reading Challenge Raffle! Thie event is 18+. Registration is required- please stop by the Main Library or Islington Branch, or call 781-320-1045 to sign up!

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Jun 9

Fri 3:00 pm

CASUAL FRIDAYS

For tweens/teens in grades 6-12.  Come hang out with your friends in a relaxed, informal setting.  Play video or board games, listen to music and catch up on new movies and books.  We need you there to make sure something interesting is always happening.

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Children's Program Room, Main Library

Jun 12

Mon 11:00 am

Monday Storytime

Join us for stories, rhymes, songs and other fun activities at this drop in no registration storytime!

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Main Library, 2nd Floor Information Desk

Jun 12

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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Community Room

Jun 13

Tue 7:00 pm

Author Event and Book Signing - Brunonia Barry

Brunonia Barry - Author event and book signing at the Westwood Public Library

Brunonia Barry is the New York Times and international best selling author of The Lace Reader and The Map of True Places. The Fifth Petal: a novel is the third novel of Barry's set in Salem, Massachusetts and is about the investigation of the murder of a teenager that has eery similarities to a series of murders that occurred twenty years previously. 

This program is made possible through the support of the Friends of the Westwood Public Library and through funding provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services and administered by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commmissioners as part of the Westwood Public Library's FY17 Readers' Advisory Grant.

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Jun 16

Fri 3:00 pm

CASUAL FRIDAYS

For tweens/teens in grades 6-12.  Come hang out with your friends in a relaxed, informal setting.  Play video or board games, listen to music and catch up on new movies and books.  We need you there to make sure something interesting is always happening.

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Children's Program Room, Main Library

Jun 19

Mon 11:00 am

Monday Storytime

Join us for stories, rhymes, songs and other fun activities at this drop in no registration storytime!

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Main Library, 2nd Floor Information Desk

Jun 19

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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Jun 23

Fri 3:00 pm

CASUAL FRIDAYS

For tweens/teens in grades 6-12.  Come hang out with your friends in a relaxed, informal setting.  Play video or board games, listen to music and catch up on new movies and books.  We need you there to make sure something interesting is always happening.

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Children's Program Room, Main Library

Jun 26

Mon 11:00 am

Monday Storytime

Join us for stories, rhymes, songs and other fun activities at this drop in no registration storytime!

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Jun 26

Mon 3:00 pm

Teen SummerReading Promotion

Westwood Public Library- Escape Room.
This teen game is based on the popular “locked room mystery phenomenon sweeping the country.”
3:00-4:00 or 4:30-5:30 (Limit 10 teens each session)

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Main Library, 2nd Floor Information Desk

Jun 26

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

Jun 26

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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Main Library, Confernece Room

Jun 30

Fri 10:30 am

Friday Morning Book Discussion

A monthly book group held in the Main Library Conference Room once a month on Friday mornings at 10:30 AM. No registration required and all are welcome!  Copies of the book will be available at the Circulation Desk- just ask for the Friday Morning Book Club title.

Friday, April 28, 2017: When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi    

Friday, May 19, 2017:  The Paying Guests by Sarah Waters.

Friday, June 30, 2017: Olive Kitterage by Elizabeth Strout

Friday, July 28, 2017:  The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd

Friday, August 25, 2017:  Lilac Girls by Martha Hall Kelly

Friday, September 29, 2017:  Eleanor and Hick: The Love Affair That Shaped a First Lady by Susan Quinn

Friday, October 27, 2017: Laughing all the Way to the Mosque by Zarqa Nawaz

Friday, November 17, 2017: Our Souls At Night by Kent Haruf

Friday, December 15, 2017:  Holiday Yankee Book Swap

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Jun 30

Fri 3:00 pm

CASUAL FRIDAYS

For tweens/teens in grades 6-12.  Come hang out with your friends in a relaxed, informal setting.  Play video or board games, listen to music and catch up on new movies and books.  We need you there to make sure something interesting is always happening.

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