April 2019 / Adult

Conference Room

Apr 2

Tue 10:30 am

Armchair Travel with Photojournalist Barry Pell at the Westwood Public Library

Photojournalist Barry Pell will present a lecture on East Africa - Micronesia, Melanesia and Polynesia  -- Unraveling the Mysteries of the South Pacific.

Coffee and light refreshments will be available at 10:00.

Program is underwritten by a grant from the National Development of Highland Glen, and sponsored by the Friends of the Westwood Public Library and the Friends of the Westwood Council on Aging.

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Main Library, Conference Room

Apr 2

Tue 7:00 pm

Spanish Conversation Circle

A Spanish conversation circle open to beginners, intermediate, and advanced speakers. A friendly place to practice and improve your Spanish language skills. Practice will include group discussions and reading practice, with the potential for music, games, and videos in Spanish.

All are welcome. Please contact Steve at Shinop87@gmail with questions or comments. 

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Main Library

Apr 3

Wed 7:00 pm

Westwood Writers’ Group

This is a new group for adults interested in writing fiction. The Westwood Writers' Group will meet once a month to:

• write together
• critique each other's work
• discuss a writing topic of interest for the group

It doesn't matter if you have been writing for years or just thinking about it. It doesn't matter if you write romance or thriller or literary fiction. It doesn't matter if you write very short fiction or 500K word novels. All are welcome! 

To register, please email Anu at composeadream@gmail.com, call 781-320-1045, or stop by the 2nd Floor Info Desk at the Main Library.

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Main Library, Community Room

Apr 18

Thu 7:00 pm

Great Decisions with Tina McCusker

Great Decisions is America's largest discussion program on world affairs. The program model involves reading an article about a particular global issue, watching the DVD & meeting in a Discussion Group to discuss the most critical global issues facing America today. Copies of articles are available the Main Library. If you are interested in attending, please email TMcCusker@minlib.net. 

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Chiara Bistro, Westwood

Apr 23

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!

Email Lizzy if you plan on attending or for more information @ ehmcgovern@minlib.net

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Main Library

Apr 29

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, Community Room

Apr 30

Tue 7:00 pm

Author Event: Erica Boyce & THE FIFTEEN WONDERS OF DANIEL GREEN

“A heartwarming story about our need for miracles – and our ability to create them.”—Katarina Bivald, New York Times bestselling author of The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend

"With a one-of-a-kind, intriguing premise, this novel features interesting, well-rounded characters and an affecting portrayal of loving someone with a mental illness.” —Booklist

“A thoughtful, appealing novel about life’s endings and beginnings.”—Publishers Weekly

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