Westwood Free Public Library

Library Events

Join us for upcoming events, classes and programs at Westwood Free Public Library! All events are free and open to the public. Registration required where noted. The library reserves the right to cancel any program due to inclement weather or other unforeseen events.
 Limit by audience:
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Junior Library Counc
Tuesday, Oct. 19, 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm (Tuesdays, 10/19, 11/16, 12/21 & 1/18, 2/15, 3/15, 4/19 & 5/17 @ 6:00-6:30 pm)
Council Members will actively participate in various community service based activities from October 2021 to May 2022.  Activities range  from civics, leadership, arts and the humanities.  Monthly meetings are mandatory.  Council Members who complete the program in May will earn a Certificate of Volunteerism.   Graduating 8th and 12th graders will additionally receive a Letter of Commendation from the LIbrary Director. (30 mins)
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Garden State Harmoni
Thursday, Oct. 21, 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
You'll be pleasantly surprised by this group of special musicians!  Sing along to popular songs and learn about the harmonica.  Free toy harmonica for the first registered 20 children in grades K-5. (30 mins).
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Junior Library Counc
Tuesday, Nov. 16, 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm (Tuesdays, 10/19, 11/16, 12/21 & 1/18, 2/15, 3/15, 4/19 & 5/17 @ 6:00-6:30 pm)
Council Members will actively participate in various community service based activities from October 2021 to May 2022.  Activities range  from civics, leadership, arts and the humanities.  Monthly meetings are mandatory.  Council Members who complete the program in May will earn a Certificate of Volunteerism.   Graduating 8th and 12th graders will additionally receive a Letter of Commendation from the LIbrary Director. (30 mins)
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Junior Library Counc
Tuesday, Dec. 21, 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm (Tuesdays, 10/19, 11/16, 12/21 & 1/18, 2/15, 3/15, 4/19 & 5/17 @ 6:00-6:30 pm)
Council Members will actively participate in various community service based activities from October 2021 to May 2022.  Activities range  from civics, leadership, arts and the humanities.  Monthly meetings are mandatory.  Council Members who complete the program in May will earn a Certificate of Volunteerism.   Graduating 8th and 12th graders will additionally receive a Letter of Commendation from the LIbrary Director. (30 mins)
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Junior Library Counc
Tuesday, Jan. 18, 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm (Tuesdays, 10/19, 11/16, 12/21 & 1/18, 2/15, 3/15, 4/19 & 5/17 @ 6:00-6:30 pm)
Council Members will actively participate in various community service based activities from October 2021 to May 2022.  Activities range  from civics, leadership, arts and the humanities.  Monthly meetings are mandatory.  Council Members who complete the program in May will earn a Certificate of Volunteerism.   Graduating 8th and 12th graders will additionally receive a Letter of Commendation from the LIbrary Director. (30 mins)
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Junior Library Counc
Tuesday, Feb. 15, 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm (Tuesdays, 10/19, 11/16, 12/21 & 1/18, 2/15, 3/15, 4/19 & 5/17 @ 6:00-6:30 pm)
Council Members will actively participate in various community service based activities from October 2021 to May 2022.  Activities range  from civics, leadership, arts and the humanities.  Monthly meetings are mandatory.  Council Members who complete the program in May will earn a Certificate of Volunteerism.   Graduating 8th and 12th graders will additionally receive a Letter of Commendation from the LIbrary Director. (30 mins)
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Junior Library Counc
Tuesday, Mar. 15, 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm (Tuesdays, 10/19, 11/16, 12/21 & 1/18, 2/15, 3/15, 4/19 & 5/17 @ 6:00-6:30 pm)
Council Members will actively participate in various community service based activities from October 2021 to May 2022.  Activities range  from civics, leadership, arts and the humanities.  Monthly meetings are mandatory.  Council Members who complete the program in May will earn a Certificate of Volunteerism.   Graduating 8th and 12th graders will additionally receive a Letter of Commendation from the LIbrary Director. (30 mins)
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Junior Library Counc
Tuesday, Apr. 19, 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm (Tuesdays, 10/19, 11/16, 12/21 & 1/18, 2/15, 3/15, 4/19 & 5/17 @ 6:00-6:30 pm)
Council Members will actively participate in various community service based activities from October 2021 to May 2022.  Activities range  from civics, leadership, arts and the humanities.  Monthly meetings are mandatory.  Council Members who complete the program in May will earn a Certificate of Volunteerism.   Graduating 8th and 12th graders will additionally receive a Letter of Commendation from the LIbrary Director. (30 mins)
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Junior Library Counc
Tuesday, May 17, 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm (Tuesdays, 10/19, 11/16, 12/21 & 1/18, 2/15, 3/15, 4/19 & 5/17 @ 6:00-6:30 pm)
Council Members will actively participate in various community service based activities from October 2021 to May 2022.  Activities range  from civics, leadership, arts and the humanities.  Monthly meetings are mandatory.  Council Members who complete the program in May will earn a Certificate of Volunteerism.   Graduating 8th and 12th graders will additionally receive a Letter of Commendation from the LIbrary Director. (30 mins)
Monday, Sep. 20, 10am-11:30am
Mondays and Fridays 10-11:30am -- ESL Classes.  Focus on english skills through conversation and discussion of articles; learn new vocabulary, expressions, grammar and idioms.

Ongoing enrollment.  Email literacyvolunteerspv@gmail.com or complete online registration at https://www.literacyvolunteerspv.org/student-sign-up.html
Monday, Sep. 20, 5pm
Meetings are anticipated to be held at least 6 times a year.  Stay tuned for more upcoming meeting dates.
Tuesday, Sep. 21, 7pm-8:30pm
Tuesdays from 7-8:30pm --ESL Classes for Advanced Beginner/Intermediate English
Tuesday, Sep. 21, 7pm-9:30pm
The next tutor training workshop is scheduled for Tuesday evenings from 7pm - 9:30 on zoom.

Dates are:  September 14th, September 21st, September 28th and October 5th from 7:30-9pm. 
Coloring Club (PreK-
Wednesday, Sep. 22, 10:30 am - 11:15 am (Wednesday, 9/1, 9/8, 9/15, 9/22 & 9/29 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am)
Join us in this unstructured coloring class where your child can build fine motor skills, socialize and create. (45 mins)
Read Aloud & Activit
Thursday, Sep. 23, 3:30 pm 4:00 pm
Having fun learning about eating healthy by listening to local author, Alexsandra Starling read from "Elephant in the Kitchen" and participating in an activity. (30 mins)
Thursday, Sep. 23, 7pm
Join our own Bella Chang for a fun group chat over a fun new book--Shoulder Season by Christina Clancy.  Books available at the front desk.
Friday, Sep. 24, 10am
A meet up to discuss today's best podcasts.  Each week a new discussion.  Join us on zoom at 10:00am Fridays, September 10-October 1.

To register, click on the link below:
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMuceuhpjIoE9zVNV6In26Os6-rNVjr4l-y
Peek-A-Book Story Ti
Friday, Sep. 24, 10:30 am - 11:00 am (Friday, September 10 & 24 @ 10:30 am)
We will listen to picture book story or two, sing nursery rhymes and songs, learn fingerplays and have fun at story time. NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED.  If rain/inclement weather, then cancelled. (30 minutes)
Friday, Sep. 24, 10am-11:30am
Mondays and Fridays 10-11:30am -- ESL Classes.  Focus on english skills through conversation and discussion of articles; learn new vocabulary, expressions, grammar and idioms.

Ongoing enrollment.  Email literacyvolunteerspv@gmail.com or complete online registration at https://www.literacyvolunteerspv.org/student-sign-up.html
Friday, Sep. 24, 7pm-8:30pm
Fridays from 7-8:30pm -- ESL Classes for Beginner English

Taught by Bi-lingual instructor.

Ongoing enrollment.  Email literacyvolunteerspv@gmail.com or complete registration form at https://www.literacyvolunteerspv.org/student-sign-up.html
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