Virtual Event

Sep 23

Wed 7:00 pm

CANCELLED: QuaranTEEN Bookclub

Join Felicia and Lizzy via Zoom to discuss a new book every month. In September we will be reading Girl, Serpent, Thorn by Melissa Bashardoust. Open to teens in grades 9 - 12.

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First Chapter Fridays

Join Westwood Children's Librarians  as they read aloud their favorite First Chapter books via Zoom. 

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Virtual Event

Sep 24

Thu 9:30 am

Baby Sign and Play: 6 Week Workshop

Join Sheryl of Baby Kneads for a 6 week course on baby sign. The program is 30 minutes of language building through signs and play for ages 8 months and up with caregiver.

Please Note: This is a 6 progressive course (each week build upon the last). This registration is for all 6 weeks starting Sept. 10- Oct. 15. 

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Virtual Event

Sep 24

Thu 4:00 pm

Wiggle and Giggle Virtual Storytime

Join Miss Suzie for songs, rhymes, and stories too on Zoom! All ages are welcome.

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First Chapter Fridays

Join Westwood Children's Librarians  as they read aloud their favorite First Chapter books via Zoom. 

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Virtual Event

Sep 26

Sat 12:00 pm

Manga Club

Join via Zoom for Manga Club! We will be reading the first 3 volumes of Fairy Tale by Hiro Mashima. Open to teens and tweens in grades 6 - 12.

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Nature Watching From Home

Discover new ways to enjoy nature from the comfort of your home! Join us in Zoom for this seasonal event series! Enjoy the changing of the seasons from the comfort of your own home, and beyond! Learn how to identify flora and fauna, stargazing basics, and eco-friendly tips that can help improve your impact on the environment.

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Sep 29

Tue 10:00 am

Creative Kids DIY Kits: Take and Make

Creative Kids DIY Kits: Sign up for DIY Creative Kids! For kids in grades K-1st. Children will receive a script based on a picture book for acting out at home and a themed craft. Supplies are limited so please register. Registration is for 6 weeks at a time. Each week starting Sept 8, craft kits will be available to pick up from the library.

If you are interested please register by calling the library at 781-320-1042 or email Karen at kcagan@minlib.net

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Virtual Event

Sep 29

Tue 11:00 am

Storytime@Home : Fun at the Farm!

Join Miss Lizzy and Miss Kristy as they share songs and stories via zoom. 
Grab your favorite stuffy and be prepared to sing along!

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Virtual Event

Oct 1

Thu 9:30 am

Baby Sign and Play: 6 Week Workshop

Join Sheryl of Baby Kneads for a 6 week course on baby sign. The program is 30 minutes of language building through signs and play for ages 8 months and up with caregiver.

Please Note: This is a 6 progressive course (each week build upon the last). This registration is for all 6 weeks starting Sept. 10- Oct. 15. 

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Virtual Event

Oct 1

Thu 4:00 pm

Wiggle and Giggle Virtual Storytime

Join Miss Suzie for songs, rhymes, and stories too on Zoom! All ages are welcome.

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First Chapter Fridays

Join Westwood Children's Librarians  as they read aloud their favorite First Chapter books via Zoom. 

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Virtual event

Oct 6

Tue 10:00 am

Historical Fiction Book Group: THE SECRETS WE KEPT | Lara Prescott

Friends, books, and conversation! Join us via Zoom as we talk about The Secrets We Kept by Lara Prescott.

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Oct 6

Tue 10:00 am

Creative Kids DIY Kits: Take and Make

Creative Kids DIY Kits: Sign up for DIY Creative Kids! For kids in grades K-1st. Children will receive a script based on a picture book for acting out at home and a themed craft. Supplies are limited so please register. Registration is for 6 weeks at a time. Each week starting Sept 8, craft kits will be available to pick up from the library.

If you are interested please register by calling the library at 781-320-1042 or email Karen at kcagan@minlib.net

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Virtual Event

Oct 6

Tue 11:00 am

Storytime@Home : Fun at the Farm!

Join Miss Lizzy and Miss Kristy as they share songs and stories via zoom. 
Grab your favorite stuffy and be prepared to sing along!

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Non-Fiction Book Club : THE STRANGER IN THE WOODS by Michael Finkel

Join Jenny and Molly in Zoom for a lively discussion group on non-fiction titles!

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Virtual Event

Oct 8

Thu 9:30 am

Baby Sign and Play: 6 Week Workshop

Join Sheryl of Baby Kneads for a 6 week course on baby sign. The program is 30 minutes of language building through signs and play for ages 8 months and up with caregiver.

Please Note: This is a 6 progressive course (each week build upon the last). This registration is for all 6 weeks starting Sept. 10- Oct. 15. 

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Virtual Event

Oct 8

Thu 4:00 pm

Wiggle and Giggle Virtual Storytime

Join Miss Suzie for songs, rhymes, and stories too on Zoom! All ages are welcome.

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Virtual Event

Oct 8

Thu 7:00 pm

Teens & Screens

Joins us via Zoom for Teens & Screens. Watch the movie or TV show of the month and join us for a spirited discussion! Open to teens and tweens in grades 6 - 12.


This month we are watching Season 1 of The Society on Netflix.

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First Chapter Fridays

Join Westwood Children's Librarians  as they read aloud their favorite First Chapter books via Zoom. 

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Oct 13

Tue 10:00 am

Creative Kids DIY Kits: Take and Make

Creative Kids DIY Kits: Sign up for DIY Creative Kids! For kids in grades K-1st. Children will receive a script based on a picture book for acting out at home and a themed craft. Supplies are limited so please register. Registration is for 6 weeks at a time. Each week starting Sept 8, craft kits will be available to pick up from the library.

If you are interested please register by calling the library at 781-320-1042 or email Karen at kcagan@minlib.net

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Virtual Event

Oct 13

Tue 11:00 am

Storytime@Home : Fun at the Farm!

Join Miss Lizzy and Miss Kristy as they share songs and stories via zoom. 
Grab your favorite stuffy and be prepared to sing along!

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Virtual Event

Oct 13

Tue 7:30 pm

Thirteen Days in October: The Untold Cuban Missile Crisis

The Westwood Historical Society – in collaboration with the Westwood Public Library – will be hosting noted author, Michael Tougias, via Zoom. Michael will talk about the strategic wisdom of John F. Kennedy and the U-2 aerial spy program during the Cuban Missile Crisis. 

Michael Tougias has conducted extensive research on disasters and historic moments in our history – and authored several books. During this program, Michael chronicles the thirteen harrowing days of the Cuban Missile Crisis and then outlines the steps President Kennedy made to reach a decision on a course of action. The edge-of-your-seat presentation focuses on four incidents during the crisis that “had us a whisker away from nuclear war” and talks about the lessons learned. 

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Virtual Event

Oct 15

Thu 9:30 am

Baby Sign and Play: 6 Week Workshop

Join Sheryl of Baby Kneads for a 6 week course on baby sign. The program is 30 minutes of language building through signs and play for ages 8 months and up with caregiver.

Please Note: This is a 6 progressive course (each week build upon the last). This registration is for all 6 weeks starting Sept. 10- Oct. 15. 

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Virtual Event

Oct 15

Thu 4:00 pm

Wiggle and Giggle Virtual Storytime

Join Miss Suzie for songs, rhymes, and stories too on Zoom! All ages are welcome.

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Great Decisions with Tina McCusker: The Philippines and the US: Change and Continuity

Great Decisions is America's largest discussion program on world affairs. The topic, THE PHILIPPINES AND THE U.S., will be discussed via Zoom; a valid email address is required to register and attend. Questions? Email Tina McCusker, Reference Librarian & Great Decisions Facilitator at tmccusker@minlib.net. New attendees are encouraged to join! 

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Virtual Event

Oct 16

Fri 10:30 am

Friday AM Book Club: AUTUMN by Ali Smith

Friends, books and conversation! Join us via Zoom as we talk about AUTUMN by Ali Smith.  All are welcome!

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First Chapter Fridays

Join Westwood Children's Librarians  as they read aloud their favorite First Chapter books via Zoom. 

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Virtual Event

Oct 19

Mon 7:00 pm

Literary Film Club: THE HAUNTING OF HILL HOUSE by Shirley Jackson

Which was better - the book or the movie? Join us in discussing adaptations of classic and contemporary books!

The story of four seekers who arrive at a notoriously unfriendly pile called Hill House, their stay seems destined to be merely a spooky encounter with inexplicable phenomena. But Hill House is gathering its powers -- and soon it will choose one of them to make its own.

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Westwood Friend’s of the Library Annual Meeting featuring Lynne Vitti

All are welcome to attend, via Zoom, the Friends of Westwood Library's Annual Meeting featuring local author and poet Lynne Viti.

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Virtual Event

Oct 21

Wed 4:00 pm

Stay at Home Book Club: The Witches of Brooklyn

Join Lizzy and Kristy via Zoom to discuss "The Witches of Brooklyn."  A valid email is required to register and attend. Event open to kids in grades 3-5

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Virtual Event

Oct 21

Wed 7:00 pm

QuaranTEEN Bookclub: #MurderTrending | Gretchen McNeil

Join Felicia and Lizzy via Zoom to discuss a new book every month. In October we will be reading #MurderTrending by Gretchen McNeil. Open to teens in grades 9 - 12.

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Nature Watching From Home

Discover new ways to enjoy nature from the comfort of your home! Join us in Zoom for this seasonal event series! Enjoy the changing of the seasons from the comfort of your own home, and beyond! Learn how to identify flora and fauna, stargazing basics, and eco-friendly tips that can help improve your impact on the environment.

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Oct 27

Tue 7:00 pm

YA for Adult Book Club

You’re never too old for YA! Join like-minded adults to discuss these fine specimens of Young Adult literature!

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Virtual Event

Oct 27

Tue 7:00 pm

Middle School Book Club: Scythe | Neal Shusterman

Join us via Zoom as we talk about Scythe by Neal Shusterman.

Open to grades 6 - 8. 

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Virtual Events

Oct 28

Wed 7:00 pm

Choose Your Own Harry Potter Trivia Night!

Calling all Gryffindors, Hufflepuffs, Ravenclaws, and Slytherins test your knowledge of Harry Potter at this Family Trivia Night! Choose your own path through Hogwarts with this exciting virtual trivia experience, presented by The Trivia Brothers.

Register one computer per family and join in the challenge to win some prizes and test your knowledge. Hosted by the Trivia Brothers!

Email Kristy @ kpasquariello@minlib.net if you have any questions.

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