February 2021

DIY Craft Kits

A DIY Craft Kit for teens in grades 6 - 12. In February, we are making stress balls. You will be provided with all the materials you might need to make your own creation! 

Email fokeefe@minlib.net to register. You can sign up throughout the whole month for the current month's kit. Supplies are limited.

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Feb 2

Tue 10:00 am

Creative Kids DIY Kits: Program Full

Program is currently full. Email kcagan@minlib.net to be placed on the waitlist. 

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 and a link to video of Miss Karen reading that week's story. Supplies are limited so please register. Registration is for 6 weeks at a time. Each week starting January 4, craft kits will be available to pick up from the library.

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Virtual Event

Feb 2

Tue 4:00 pm

Wiggle and Giggle Virtual Storytime

Join Miss Suzie for stories, rhymes and songs on zoom. 

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Virtual Event

Feb 3

Wed 11:00 am

Wondrous Wednesday Storytime @ Home

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

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Virtual

Feb 4

Thu 4:00 pm

Preschool Storycraft

Join Miss Kristy on Zoom for a cozy afternoon storytime followed by a simple craft. Registration is required for the craft kit, which will be availabe in advance of the storytime. Supplies are limited!

Email wwdchildrens@gmail.com to sign up. 

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Virtual Program

Feb 4

Thu 6:30 pm

Night Knitting

Join us for a night of knitting, crocheting, needlepoint, cross stitch or hand quilting on Thursday, 6:30pm-8:00pm.  This virtual event will be presented via Zoom; you must provide a valid email adddress.  Meeting information, including a direct link to the meeting, will be mailed one day before the event.  For more information please email Claire at cconnors@Minlib.net.

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Feb 9

Tue 10:00 am

Creative Kids DIY Kits: Program Full

Program is currently full. Email kcagan@minlib.net to be placed on the waitlist. 

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 and a link to video of Miss Karen reading that week's story. Supplies are limited so please register. Registration is for 6 weeks at a time. Each week starting January 4, craft kits will be available to pick up from the library.

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Virtual Event

Feb 9

Tue 4:00 pm

Wiggle and Giggle Virtual Storytime

Join Miss Suzie for stories, rhymes and songs on zoom. 

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Virtual Event

Feb 9

Tue 7:00 pm

Middle School Book Club: Tornado Brain | Cat Patrick

Join Felicia via Zoom to discuss a new book every month. In February we will be reading Tornado Brain by Cat Patrick. Open to teens in grades 6 - 8.

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Virtual Event

Feb 9

Tue 7:30 pm

WESTWOOD HISTORICAL SOCIETY- The 100th Anniversary of the “Spanish Flu”

The Westwood Historical Society – in collaboration with the Westwood Public Library – will be hosting Anthony M. Sammarco as our speaker. A noted author and historian, he will talk about the Boston of 1918 and the disease that decimated the world population at that time – relating it to today’s Covid-19 epidemic.

Anthony Sammarco is a noted author and historian. He has lectured at the Boston Athenaeum and the Victorian Society/New England Chapter – and many items from his personal collection have gone to local archives. His books include: Boston’s Back Bay in the Victorian Era, Boston’s Immigrants, Howard Johnson’s: How a Massachusetts Soda Fountain Become a Roadside Icon, the Baker Chocolate Company: A Sweet History, and Jordan Marsh: New England’s Largest Store.

 

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Virtual Event

Feb 10

Wed 11:00 am

Wondrous Wednesday Storytime @ Home

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

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Virtual

Feb 11

Thu 4:00 pm

Preschool Storycraft

Join Miss Kristy on Zoom for a cozy afternoon storytime followed by a simple craft. Registration is required for the craft kit, which will be availabe in advance of the storytime. Supplies are limited!

Email wwdchildrens@gmail.com to sign up. 

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Teens & Screens

Join 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.

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Virtual Event

Feb 11

Thu 7:00 pm

Great Decisions Online w/ Tina: Global Supply Chains and National Security

Great Decisions is America's largest discussion program on world affairs. The topic, Global Supply Chains and National Security, 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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Feb 23

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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Why Gap Years Matter More Than Ever

Are you wondering about the benefits of a Gap Year, and realistic options amidst COVID and the disruption of higher ed? Join Katherine Stievater via Zoom for a presentation and Q&A about the benefits of a Gap Year and what Gap Years look like when international travel is not a realistic option.

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