Main Library

Nov 15

Thu 6:30 pm

Junie B. Jones, The Musical (Registration Full)

This is a delightful adaptation of four of Barbara Park's best-selling books, brought to life in a genuinely comical (and not strictly-for-kids) musical developed by TheatreworksUSA. Awaken a young person's desire to read with the sassy little diva, Junie B. Jones, and her adventures in first grade. Performed by the NEW Westwood Community Players group here at the library, this program is 45 minutes to an hour long and you will have your choice of three different show times to catch this wonderful musical.

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Westwood Public Library - Gallery

Thursday, Nov. 1

Norwood Art Association “Members of the Board Art Exhibit”

The Norwood Art Association is holding a special “MEMBERS OF THE BOARD ART EXHIBIT” at the Westwood Library for the month of November. This exhibit, in the ground floor Gallery, showcases oil and watercolor paintings, as well as photographs. Many of the pieces are available for purchase. 
Please contact NAA President Frannie Downey for additional information at francesadj@verizon.net .   
 

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Main Library

Nov 16

Fri 4:30 pm

Junie B. Jones, The Musical (Registration Full)

This is a delightful adaptation of four of Barbara Park's best-selling books, brought to life in a genuinely comical (and not strictly-for-kids) musical developed by TheatreworksUSA. Awaken a young person's desire to read with the sassy little diva, Junie B. Jones, and her adventures in first grade. Performed by the NEW Westwood Community Players group here at the library, this program is 45 minutes to an hour long and you will have your choice of three different show times to catch this wonderful musical.

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Westwood Public Library - Gallery

Friday, Nov. 16

Norwood Art Association “Members of the Board Art Exhibit”

The Norwood Art Association is holding a special “MEMBERS OF THE BOARD ART EXHIBIT” at the Westwood Library for the month of November. This exhibit, in the ground floor Gallery, showcases oil and watercolor paintings, as well as photographs. Many of the pieces are available for purchase. 
Please contact NAA President Frannie Downey for additional information at francesadj@verizon.net .   
 

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Main Library

Nov 17

Sat 11:30 am

Junie B. Jones, The Musical (Registration Full)

This is a delightful adaptation of four of Barbara Park's best-selling books, brought to life in a genuinely comical (and not strictly-for-kids) musical developed by TheatreworksUSA. Awaken a young person's desire to read with the sassy little diva, Junie B. Jones, and her adventures in first grade. Performed by the NEW Westwood Community Players group here at the library, this program is 45 minutes to an hour long and you will have your choice of three different show times to catch this wonderful musical.

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Westwood Public Library - Gallery

Saturday, Nov. 17

Norwood Art Association “Members of the Board Art Exhibit”

The Norwood Art Association is holding a special “MEMBERS OF THE BOARD ART EXHIBIT” at the Westwood Library for the month of November. This exhibit, in the ground floor Gallery, showcases oil and watercolor paintings, as well as photographs. Many of the pieces are available for purchase. 
Please contact NAA President Frannie Downey for additional information at francesadj@verizon.net .   
 

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Westwood Public Library - Gallery

Sunday, Nov. 18

Norwood Art Association “Members of the Board Art Exhibit”

The Norwood Art Association is holding a special “MEMBERS OF THE BOARD ART EXHIBIT” at the Westwood Library for the month of November. This exhibit, in the ground floor Gallery, showcases oil and watercolor paintings, as well as photographs. Many of the pieces are available for purchase. 
Please contact NAA President Frannie Downey for additional information at francesadj@verizon.net .   
 

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Main Library, 2nd Floor

Nov 19

Mon 6:00 pm

Technology Help Drop-in

Come to the Information Desk on the 2nd Floor between 6:00-8:00 PM for help with downloading eBooks, using your smart phone/tablet, or anything else tech related. No appointment is necessary.

Technology help is also available throughout the week by appointment. Please call 781-320-1045, or email wwdmail1@minlib.net for more information.

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Westwood Public Library - Gallery

Monday, Nov. 19

Norwood Art Association “Members of the Board Art Exhibit”

The Norwood Art Association is holding a special “MEMBERS OF THE BOARD ART EXHIBIT” at the Westwood Library for the month of November. This exhibit, in the ground floor Gallery, showcases oil and watercolor paintings, as well as photographs. Many of the pieces are available for purchase. 
Please contact NAA President Frannie Downey for additional information at francesadj@verizon.net .   
 

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Westwood Public Library - Gallery

Tuesday, Nov. 20

Norwood Art Association “Members of the Board Art Exhibit”

The Norwood Art Association is holding a special “MEMBERS OF THE BOARD ART EXHIBIT” at the Westwood Library for the month of November. This exhibit, in the ground floor Gallery, showcases oil and watercolor paintings, as well as photographs. Many of the pieces are available for purchase. 
Please contact NAA President Frannie Downey for additional information at francesadj@verizon.net .   
 

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Main Library

Nov 21

Wed 4:00 pm

Preschool StoryCraft

For preschool-aged children and parent/caregiver (Siblings welcome). This drop-in (no registration) storytime, perfect for preschool-aged children and their families, will feature stories, rhymes, songs and a craft activity.

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Westwood Public Library - Gallery

Wednesday, Nov. 21

Norwood Art Association “Members of the Board Art Exhibit”

The Norwood Art Association is holding a special “MEMBERS OF THE BOARD ART EXHIBIT” at the Westwood Library for the month of November. This exhibit, in the ground floor Gallery, showcases oil and watercolor paintings, as well as photographs. Many of the pieces are available for purchase. 
Please contact NAA President Frannie Downey for additional information at francesadj@verizon.net .   
 

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Westwood Public Library - Gallery

Thursday, Nov. 22

Norwood Art Association “Members of the Board Art Exhibit”

The Norwood Art Association is holding a special “MEMBERS OF THE BOARD ART EXHIBIT” at the Westwood Library for the month of November. This exhibit, in the ground floor Gallery, showcases oil and watercolor paintings, as well as photographs. Many of the pieces are available for purchase. 
Please contact NAA President Frannie Downey for additional information at francesadj@verizon.net .   
 

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Westwood Public Library - Gallery

Friday, Nov. 23

Norwood Art Association “Members of the Board Art Exhibit”

The Norwood Art Association is holding a special “MEMBERS OF THE BOARD ART EXHIBIT” at the Westwood Library for the month of November. This exhibit, in the ground floor Gallery, showcases oil and watercolor paintings, as well as photographs. Many of the pieces are available for purchase. 
Please contact NAA President Frannie Downey for additional information at francesadj@verizon.net .   
 

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Westwood Public Library - Gallery

Saturday, Nov. 24

Norwood Art Association “Members of the Board Art Exhibit”

The Norwood Art Association is holding a special “MEMBERS OF THE BOARD ART EXHIBIT” at the Westwood Library for the month of November. This exhibit, in the ground floor Gallery, showcases oil and watercolor paintings, as well as photographs. Many of the pieces are available for purchase. 
Please contact NAA President Frannie Downey for additional information at francesadj@verizon.net .   
 

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Westwood Public Library - Gallery

Sunday, Nov. 25

Norwood Art Association “Members of the Board Art Exhibit”

The Norwood Art Association is holding a special “MEMBERS OF THE BOARD ART EXHIBIT” at the Westwood Library for the month of November. This exhibit, in the ground floor Gallery, showcases oil and watercolor paintings, as well as photographs. Many of the pieces are available for purchase. 
Please contact NAA President Frannie Downey for additional information at francesadj@verizon.net .   
 

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Main Library, 2nd Floor

Nov 26

Mon 6:00 pm

Technology Help Drop-in

Come to the Information Desk on the 2nd Floor between 6:00-8:00 PM for help with downloading eBooks, using your smart phone/tablet, or anything else tech related. No appointment is necessary.

Technology help is also available throughout the week by appointment. Please call 781-320-1045, or email wwdmail1@minlib.net for more information.

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Westwood Public Library - Gallery

Monday, Nov. 26

Norwood Art Association “Members of the Board Art Exhibit”

The Norwood Art Association is holding a special “MEMBERS OF THE BOARD ART EXHIBIT” at the Westwood Library for the month of November. This exhibit, in the ground floor Gallery, showcases oil and watercolor paintings, as well as photographs. Many of the pieces are available for purchase. 
Please contact NAA President Frannie Downey for additional information at francesadj@verizon.net .   
 

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Main Library, Community Room

Nov 27

Tue 10:00 am

Armchair Travel with Photojournalist Barry Pell

No passport required! Enjoy coffee with Barry and travel to India- Tradition and Modernity Collide (10/23), Tibet and Nepal (11/27) and the Ancient Silk Road (12/4). Sponsored by the Friends of the Westwood Library and the Westwood Council on Aging.

Main Library: Tuesdays @ 10:00 AM

Oct. 23: India- Tradition and Modernity

Nov. 27: Tibet and Nepal

Dec. 4: The Ancient Silk Road

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Westwood Public Library - Gallery

Tuesday, Nov. 27

Norwood Art Association “Members of the Board Art Exhibit”

The Norwood Art Association is holding a special “MEMBERS OF THE BOARD ART EXHIBIT” at the Westwood Library for the month of November. This exhibit, in the ground floor Gallery, showcases oil and watercolor paintings, as well as photographs. Many of the pieces are available for purchase. 
Please contact NAA President Frannie Downey for additional information at francesadj@verizon.net .   
 

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Main Library

Nov 28

Wed 4:00 pm

Preschool StoryCraft

For preschool-aged children and parent/caregiver (Siblings welcome). This drop-in (no registration) storytime, perfect for preschool-aged children and their families, will feature stories, rhymes, songs and a craft activity.

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Westwood Public Library - Gallery

Wednesday, Nov. 28

Norwood Art Association “Members of the Board Art Exhibit”

The Norwood Art Association is holding a special “MEMBERS OF THE BOARD ART EXHIBIT” at the Westwood Library for the month of November. This exhibit, in the ground floor Gallery, showcases oil and watercolor paintings, as well as photographs. Many of the pieces are available for purchase. 
Please contact NAA President Frannie Downey for additional information at francesadj@verizon.net .   
 

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Westwood Public Library - Gallery

Thursday, Nov. 29

Norwood Art Association “Members of the Board Art Exhibit”

The Norwood Art Association is holding a special “MEMBERS OF THE BOARD ART EXHIBIT” at the Westwood Library for the month of November. This exhibit, in the ground floor Gallery, showcases oil and watercolor paintings, as well as photographs. Many of the pieces are available for purchase. 
Please contact NAA President Frannie Downey for additional information at francesadj@verizon.net .   
 

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Main Library

Nov 30

Fri 10:30 am

Friday Morning Book Club

Join us for a monthly book discussion! No registration is required. Copies of the book are available at the Main Library and the Islington Branch Library. Call 781-320-1045 or email Molly at mriportella@minlib.net with questions.

Friday, Jan. 26, 2018: To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

Friday, Feb. 23, 2018: The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead

Friday, Mar. 23, 2018: Wonder by RJ Palacio

Friday, Apr. 20, 2018: Tapestry of Fortunes by Elizabeth Berg

Friday, May 18, 2018: Cruel Beautiful World by Caroline Leavitt

Friday, June 22, 2018: Delicious! by Ruth Reichl

Friday, July 27, 2018: Maine by J. Courtney Sullivan

Friday, Aug. 24, 2018: Hillbilly Elegy : a memoir of a family and culture in crisis by J.D. Vance.

Friday, Sept. 28, 2018: My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She's Sorry by Fredrik Backman

Friday, Oct. 26, 2018: Clementine: The Life of Mrs. Winston Churchill by Sonia Purnell

Friday, Nov. 30, 2018: News of the World by Paulette Jules

Friday, Dec. 14, 2018: Yankee Book Swap

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Main Library

Nov 30

Fri 4:00 pm

Books and Bites Book Club (Registration Required)

For kids in 2nd and 3rd grade. Who loves books?! Who loves snacks?! Who loves book-themed snacks?!  Each month 2nd and 3rd graders will read a chosen book and participate in discussion, activities, and themed snacks when possible. Email Kristy @ Kpasquariello@minlib.net for more info.    

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Main Library, 2nd Floor

Dec 3

Mon 6:00 pm

Technology Help Drop-in

Come to the Information Desk on the 2nd Floor between 6:00-8:00 PM for help with downloading eBooks, using your smart phone/tablet, or anything else tech related. No appointment is necessary.

Technology help is also available throughout the week by appointment. Please call 781-320-1045, or email wwdmail1@minlib.net for more information.

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Main Library, Community Room

Dec 4

Tue 10:00 am

Armchair Travel with Photojournalist Barry Pell

No passport required! Enjoy coffee with Barry and travel to India- Tradition and Modernity Collide (10/23), Tibet and Nepal (11/27) and the Ancient Silk Road (12/4). Sponsored by the Friends of the Westwood Library and the Westwood Council on Aging.

Main Library: Tuesdays @ 10:00 AM

Oct. 23: India- Tradition and Modernity

Nov. 27: Tibet and Nepal

Dec. 4: The Ancient Silk Road

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Main Library

Dec 5

Wed 4:00 pm

Preschool StoryCraft

For preschool-aged children and parent/caregiver (Siblings welcome). This drop-in (no registration) storytime, perfect for preschool-aged children and their families, will feature stories, rhymes, songs and a craft activity.

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An Afternoon Winter Merriment: Author Stroll and Holiday Crafts

You are invited to the Library for An Afternoon of Winter Merriment! Grab a cup of hot cocoa & enjoy an afternoon at the Library. Eat a cookie, send a card to our military heroes, and/or make a family heirloom. Take a stroll through the Library & meet some of today's best authors - have a chat and ask questions! Copies of each author's books will be available for purchase & signing, courtesy of Haley Booksellers. This event is generously sponsored by the Friends of the Westwood Public Library.

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Main Library, 2nd Floor

Dec 10

Mon 6:00 pm

Technology Help Drop-in

Come to the Information Desk on the 2nd Floor between 6:00-8:00 PM for help with downloading eBooks, using your smart phone/tablet, or anything else tech related. No appointment is necessary.

Technology help is also available throughout the week by appointment. Please call 781-320-1045, or email wwdmail1@minlib.net for more information.

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Main Library

Dec 12

Wed 4:00 pm

Preschool StoryCraft

For preschool-aged children and parent/caregiver (Siblings welcome). This drop-in (no registration) storytime, perfect for preschool-aged children and their families, will feature stories, rhymes, songs and a craft activity.

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Children's Department

Dec 12

Wed 6:00 pm

VolunTEENS: *Registration Required

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 programs (i.e. Westwood Day and Harry Potter Night).

*Registration Required

 

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Main Library

Dec 14

Fri 10:30 am

Friday Morning Book Club

Join us for a monthly book discussion! No registration is required. Copies of the book are available at the Main Library and the Islington Branch Library. Call 781-320-1045 or email Molly at mriportella@minlib.net with questions.

Friday, Jan. 26, 2018: To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

Friday, Feb. 23, 2018: The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead

Friday, Mar. 23, 2018: Wonder by RJ Palacio

Friday, Apr. 20, 2018: Tapestry of Fortunes by Elizabeth Berg

Friday, May 18, 2018: Cruel Beautiful World by Caroline Leavitt

Friday, June 22, 2018: Delicious! by Ruth Reichl

Friday, July 27, 2018: Maine by J. Courtney Sullivan

Friday, Aug. 24, 2018: Hillbilly Elegy : a memoir of a family and culture in crisis by J.D. Vance.

Friday, Sept. 28, 2018: My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She's Sorry by Fredrik Backman

Friday, Oct. 26, 2018: Clementine: The Life of Mrs. Winston Churchill by Sonia Purnell

Friday, Nov. 30, 2018: News of the World by Paulette Jules

Friday, Dec. 14, 2018: Yankee Book Swap

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Main Library

Dec 14

Fri 4:00 pm

Books and Bites Book Club (Registration Required)

For kids in 2nd and 3rd grade. Who loves books?! Who loves snacks?! Who loves book-themed snacks?!  Each month 2nd and 3rd graders will read a chosen book and participate in discussion, activities, and themed snacks when possible. Email Kristy @ Kpasquariello@minlib.net for more info.    

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Main Library, 2nd Floor

Dec 17

Mon 6:00 pm

Technology Help Drop-in

Come to the Information Desk on the 2nd Floor between 6:00-8:00 PM for help with downloading eBooks, using your smart phone/tablet, or anything else tech related. No appointment is necessary.

Technology help is also available throughout the week by appointment. Please call 781-320-1045, or email wwdmail1@minlib.net for more information.

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Main Library, 2nd Floor

Dec 24

Mon 6:00 pm

Technology Help Drop-in

Come to the Information Desk on the 2nd Floor between 6:00-8:00 PM for help with downloading eBooks, using your smart phone/tablet, or anything else tech related. No appointment is necessary.

Technology help is also available throughout the week by appointment. Please call 781-320-1045, or email wwdmail1@minlib.net for more information.

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Main Library, 2nd Floor

Dec 31

Mon 6:00 pm

Technology Help Drop-in

Come to the Information Desk on the 2nd Floor between 6:00-8:00 PM for help with downloading eBooks, using your smart phone/tablet, or anything else tech related. No appointment is necessary.

Technology help is also available throughout the week by appointment. Please call 781-320-1045, or email wwdmail1@minlib.net for more information.

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