February 2020 / Adult

Main Library, Conference Room

Feb 5

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

Feb 7

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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Conference Room, Main Library

Feb 14

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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Community Room, Westwood Public Library

Feb 19

Wed 7:00 pm

The Learning Lab: ReferenceUSA

Did you know you have the ability to collection information and data on over 48 million businesses, and 272 million consumers with just your library card? Come learn how at the Library's Learning Lab! 

With ReferenceUSA, you can:

Find jobs by job skills, location, and industry
Find business opportunities
Locate companies nationwide
Research business executives
View historical market trends
Track down addresses and phone numbers
Discover news articles for research

If you are unable to bring a laptop, please speak with Molly Riportella, Head of Adult Services to reserve one of the  library’s laptops. Please note that these sessions require basic computer and online knowledge; for beginner lessons please call to inquire about our Individual Computer Classes.  Registration is strongly encouraged, though not required. Call 781-320-1045, email mriportella@minlib.net, or click "Read More".

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Main Library, Community Room

Feb 20

Thu 7:00 pm

Thursday PM Book Club (TNBC) Canceled

 Due to the popularity of the Friday AM Book Club, we are adding a second session on Thursday evenings! The groups will read the same titles. Email Molly at mriportella@minlib.net to join the Thursday PM Book Club.

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Conference Room, Main Library

Feb 21

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, Conference Room

Feb 21

Fri 10:30 am

Friday Morning Book Club (FMBC) Canceled

Friends, books, conversation and coffee! Due to the popularity of the Friday AM Book Club, we are adding a second session on Thursday evenings! The groups will read the same titles. Email Molly at mriportella@minlib.net for more information. 

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Main Library

Feb 24

Mon 6:30 pm

Westwood Library Quilters-Canceled

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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Chiara Bistro, Westwood

Feb 25

Tue 7:00 pm

YA for Adults Book Club-Canceled

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, Community Room

Feb 27

Thu 7:00 pm

Great Decisions with Tina McCusker canceled

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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