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.
 Limit by audience:
Tuesday, Jul. 16, 10:00am-12:00pm
Tuesday, Jul. 16, 10:30am (Tuesdays, July 16, 30, August 6, 10:30am)
high energy music for little ones and caregivers.
Tuesday, Jul. 16, 3:30pm
Math games for kids entering grades 3-5.  Tuesday afternoons at 3:30pm from June 25-August 13.  Limit 20.
Tuesday, Jul. 16, 6:30 pm
The beginning of the Star Wars franchise, starring Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher and Mark Hamill. Rated PG
Tuesday, Jul. 16, 7:00-8:30pm
Support group for un-/under- employed individuals. Meets weekly on Tuesdays at 7:30pm. Call Library for more information.
Wednesday, Jul. 17, 10:00am-11:00am
Wednesday, Jul. 17, 3:30pm
Coding for kids entering grades 3-5. Laptops supplied.  Weekly on wednesdays from 3:30-4:30.  June 26-August 14.  Should be able to meet every week.
Wednesday, Jul. 17, 4:00 pm (Wednesdays at 4 pm)
Thursday, Jul. 18, 10:30am
Stories with legos focusing on social economic development.  for ages 3-6. Not suitable for toddlers. 
Thursday, Jul. 18, 4:00pm-5:00pm
This program is for all ages. Registration for this program is required. Limit 40.
Thursday, Jul. 18, 6:00pm-8:00pm
Thursday, Jul. 18, 7:00pm-8:00pm
For teens in grades 6-8. The selection for July is Loneliest Girl in the Universe by Lauren James. Copies of the book are available at the library. Please register.
Friday, Jul. 19, 10:00am-12:00pm
Friday, Jul. 19, 10:30am
stories and songs for babies and toddlers
Saturday, Jul. 20 (June 16, 22, 29, July 4, 6, 13, 20, 27, August 3, 10, 17, 24, September 1, 2, October 14, November 11, 28, 29)
Sunday, Jul. 21, 1:30pm-2:30pm
Girl scout led program about gardening to include games and garden craft.  For children entering grades 3 thu 5.  
Sunday, Jul. 21, 2:00pm-4:00pm
On Sundays from 2-4pm the Westwood Library will be the location of the Summer Sundays Open Mic. This is an opportunity for area residents to perform music, stories, poetry, jokes for the community to enjoy. Pastor Tom Pranschke (Zion Lutheran) “an old hippie wannabe” will have equipment and people ready to help you take to the stage. Need back up musicians? singers? you got em’. It’s not American Idol, but it could be your fist step!
To sign up, contact pastortjp@zionwestwoodnj.org or you can sign up day of. Open Mic etiquette suggests that ALL performers come to hear everyone else so please make time.
Monday, Jul. 22, 3:30pm (Mondays, June 24, July 1, July 8, July 15, July 22, July 29, August 5, August 12, 3:30pm)
math games for ages K-2, held weekly on Monday afternoons 3:30-4:30, limit 20.
Monday, Jul. 22, 7pm (Mondays, July 8, 15, 22, 29, Aug 5 & 12, 7pm)
Junior Friends meeting to learn digital marketing tools to help the library.  Learn skills to make you a great volunteer!  Fun and interesting.  
Tuesday, Jul. 23, 10:00am-12:00pm
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