January 2020

Main Library

Jan 6

Mon 10:30 am

Westwood Early Childhood Presents: Baby Kneads (Registration Required)

Join Sheryl White as she helps parents learn to soothe, connect, and communicate with their babies. Topics include Infant Growth and Development, Baby Massage, Sign Language, Sleep, Nutrition and more.

 

Please Note: This is a Westwood Early Childhood program and you will need to register with them. See the link below:

Preregistration for the series is required.
Open to parents from Walpole, Westwood, Medfield, Medway, Millis, Dover & Sherborn.
Sign up @ https://tinyurl.com/WalpoleCFCE

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Jan 7

Tue 6:30 pm

Magic the Gathering Club

Ages 9 and up. Drop in and play (or learn to play) the fantasy card game Magic the Gathering. Bring your own deck, or borrow a starter deck from the library. 

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Main Library

Jan 8

Wed 2:00 pm

One up Games: Open Game Play!

Middle Schoolers can come to the library on Half Wednesday for two hours of open game play with One Up Games featuring SuperSmash Bro., Fortnite, MarioKart, and more!

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Main Library, Conference Room

Jan 8

Wed 7:00 pm

Westwood Writer’s Group

Write your novel or memoir in 2020 with the Westwood Writer's Group!

These monthly workshops will help you work through the art and craft of writing a novel and find support with other writers.

  • January 8th, 2020: Define and refine your novel's subject
  • February 5th, 2020: Who are your characters? 
  • March 11th  : Story vs. Plot

Whether you write with or without an outline, whether this is your first novel or 10th, you will learn something new and teach us too.

Also, a short writing exercise to exercise your imagination and writing muscle.

Come join us! RSVP at anu@writesanu.com, or by clicking the "Read More" button below. 

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Conference Room, Main Library

Jan 10

Fri 10:00 am

Mah Jongg for Beginners *Program Full*

A free, six-week workshop where players will learn Mah Jongg basics: setting up the tiles and racks, dealing and passing tiles, etc. Space is limited and registration is required.

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Jan 10

Fri 6:30 pm

Get a Clue! after hours

Love the game Clue? Come solve the mystery after-hours at the library! This mystery game takes the classic game of Clue off the board and into a real life! All will be in a race to be the first to discover the answer to who, what, when, and why.  For tweens/teens in grades 6-12. 

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Main Library

Jan 13

Mon 10:00 am

2020 Census Application Assistance

The U.S. Census Bureau is recruiting to fill hundreds of thousands of positions across the country to assist with the 2020 Census count. Representatives will be available to assist with the online application at the Main Library.

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Main Library

Jan 13

Mon 10:30 am

Westwood Early Childhood Presents: Baby Kneads (Registration Required)

Join Sheryl White as she helps parents learn to soothe, connect, and communicate with their babies. Topics include Infant Growth and Development, Baby Massage, Sign Language, Sleep, Nutrition and more.

 

Please Note: This is a Westwood Early Childhood program and you will need to register with them. See the link below:

Preregistration for the series is required.
Open to parents from Walpole, Westwood, Medfield, Medway, Millis, Dover & Sherborn.
Sign up @ https://tinyurl.com/WalpoleCFCE

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Main Library, Conference Room

Jan 13

Mon 12:15 pm

Lunchtime Meditation canceled

Join mindfulness expert Soni Sayana at the Main Library in the Conference Room for free meditation sessions. No registration is required and all are welcome.

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Jan 14

Tue 6:30 pm

Magic the Gathering Club

Ages 9 and up. Drop in and play (or learn to play) the fantasy card game Magic the Gathering. Bring your own deck, or borrow a starter deck from the library. 

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Conference Room, Main Library

Jan 17

Fri 10:00 am

Mah Jongg for Beginners *Program Full*

A free, six-week workshop where players will learn Mah Jongg basics: setting up the tiles and racks, dealing and passing tiles, etc. Space is limited and registration is required.

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Main Library

Jan 18

Sat 1:30 pm

2020 Census Application Assistance

The U.S. Census Bureau is recruiting to fill hundreds of thousands of positions across the country to assist with the 2020 Census count. Representatives will be available to assist with the online application at the Main Library.

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Jan 21

Tue 6:30 pm

Magic the Gathering Club

Ages 9 and up. Drop in and play (or learn to play) the fantasy card game Magic the Gathering. Bring your own deck, or borrow a starter deck from the library. 

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Main Library

Jan 22

Wed 6:00 pm

2020 Census Application Assistance

The U.S. Census Bureau is recruiting to fill hundreds of thousands of positions across the country to assist with the 2020 Census count. Representatives will be available to assist with the online application at the Main Library.

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Community Room

Jan 22

Wed 7:00 pm

Bicycling Alone Across the U.S. at Age 70

Join John Springfield as he takes you on a 2900-mile bicycle trip from the Atlantic Ocean in Georgia to the Pacific Ocean in California in early 2019.  We will dodge tornadoes in Alabama, endure temperatures from 32 to 99 degrees, climb mountains, and ford streams.  Learn about the 900-mile desert in the southwest where food and water is lacking.  Run into cowboys in a small West Texas Café.  All this and more, alone, at a young age of 70. John, a retired computer programmer and former instructor at Boston College's Evening School, has been bicycle touring since 1964, cycling in all 48 lower states and several Canadian provinces. Come hear his amazing story! All are welcome!

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Main Library

Jan 24

Fri 10:00 am

2020 Census Application Assistance

The U.S. Census Bureau is recruiting to fill hundreds of thousands of positions across the country to assist with the 2020 Census count. Representatives will be available to assist with the online application at the Main Library.

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Conference Room

Jan 28

Tue 10:00 am

Great Decisions *Westwood Woman’s Club*-canceled

Sponsored by the Friends of the Westwood Public Library and facilitated by a member of the Westwood Woman's Club.  All are welcome!

Program is free and open to all, but pre-registration is strongly encouraged!  Please contact Westwood Reference Staff at 781-320-1045 to register.  A limited number of copies of the 2019 Briefing Book are available at the Reference Desk for check-out.

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Main Library

Jan 28

Tue 10:00 am

2020 Census Application Assistance

The U.S. Census Bureau is recruiting to fill hundreds of thousands of positions across the country to assist with the 2020 Census count. Representatives will be available to assist with the online application at the Main Library.

Read More

Jan 28

Tue 6:30 pm

Magic the Gathering Club

Ages 9 and up. Drop in and play (or learn to play) the fantasy card game Magic the Gathering. Bring your own deck, or borrow a starter deck from the library. 

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Main Library, Conference Room

Jan 29

Wed 7:45 pm

Peace of Mind Evening Meditation canceled

Join mindfulness expert Soni Sayana at the Main Library in the Conference Room for free meditation sessions. No registration is required and all are welcome.

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Conference Room, Main Library

Jan 31

Fri 10:00 am

Mah Jongg for Beginners *Program Full*

A free, six-week workshop where players will learn Mah Jongg basics: setting up the tiles and racks, dealing and passing tiles, etc. Space is limited and registration is required.

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