Tue 6:30 pm
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 one month prior to the book club! Email Lizzy at email@example.com if you plan to join or for more information.
Wed 6:00 pm
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).
Wed 7:00 pm
For tweens/teens in grades 6-12, registration required.
Join the new and improved YAB (Youth Advisory Board)! Yabbers will work with Lizzy and Molly to revamp the Teen Department at the library by planning events, picking out books, movies, and games for the YA (Young Adult) collection, and decorating the teen space. Email Lizzy at firstname.lastname@example.org or Molly at email@example.com to register, or call (781) 320-1045. YAB will meet the second Wednesday of every month.
Chiara Bistro, Westwood
Tue 7:00 pm
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!
Email Lizzy if you plan on attending or for more information @ firstname.lastname@example.org
Wed 7:00 pm
Join Paranormal Xpeditions for an exciting lecture and exhibition of spectral oddities! Learn hands on how to use various ghost hunting equipment and review evidence, followed up by live readings of a portion of our haunted objects. This program is open to both teens and adults. Paranormal Xpeditions, established in 2010, has been featured on the Travel Channel's "Ghost Adventures- Paranormal Challenge", as well as featured on "My Ghost Story" on the Bio channel.
Wed 7:00 pm
Join Paranormal Xpeditions for an exciting lecture and exhibition of spectral oddities!
Learn hands on how to use various ghost hunting equipment and review evidence, followed up by live readings of a portion of our haunted objects. This program is open to both teens and adults.
Paranormal Xpeditions, established in 2010, has been featured on the Travel Channel's "Ghost Adventures- Paranormal Challenge", as well as featured on "My Ghost Story" on the Bio channel.
Fri 1:00 pm
Ceramic Mug Painting - sponsored by Bridges by Epoch of Westwood - a memory care assisted living community.
Join us for coffee, ceramic mug painting and the companionship of others who are also caring for loved ones with memory care needs.
All are welcome!
Wed 1:30 pm
For tweens and teens 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 email@example.com for more information.
Fri 10:30 am
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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
Sat 10:00 am
Wed 7:00 pm
Join Librarian Allison Palmgren to learn about some of the perils of the internet and how to avoid online pitfalls. She will cover the basics of internet privacy, recognizing websites and services that might collect your private information, scams, malware, what steps you can take to protect yourself from data mining and even fake news! Registration is required- please call 781-320-1045 to sign-up!