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.

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ESL Classroom Instruction (ON HOLD UNTIL LIBRARY REOPENS)
10:00 am - 11:30 am
ESL Classroom Instruction (ON HOLD UNTIL LIBRARY REOPENS)
Monday, Dec. 2, 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Junior Friends and Green Team Green Screen & Jewelry Swap 7pm
7pm
Junior Friends and Green Team Green Screen & Jewelry Swap 7pm
Monday, Dec. 2, 7pm
You are invited to a green screen and jewery swap put on by the Westwood Junior Friends in partnership with the Westwood Green Screen.  Watch two short films (30 minutes total--The Story of Stuff and the Story of Solutions) then participate in a jewelry swap.  Bring your unwanted jewelry t...read more
Junior Friends
7pm
 Junior Friends
Monday, Dec. 2, 7pm
For students entering 7th grade and up interested in volunteering at the Library.
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LVPV Round Table
7pm
 LVPV Round Table
Tuesday, Dec. 3, 7pm
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Westwood House Book Group (ON HOLD UNTIL LIBRARY REOPENS)
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Westwood House Book Group (ON HOLD UNTIL LIBRARY REOPENS)
Wednesday, Dec. 4, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Friends Work Day (ON HOLD UNTIL LIBRARY REOPENS)
10:00am-11:00am
Friends Work Day (ON HOLD UNTIL LIBRARY REOPENS)
Wednesday, Dec. 4, 10:00am-11:00am
Little Learners Storytime
11:30am-12:15pm
 Little Learners Storytime
Wednesday, Dec. 4, 11:30am-12:15pm
For children ages 3-5 years old.  Stories, simple crafts and other activities. Register for reminders.
New Readers for K-2
4pm
 New Readers for K-2
Wednesday, Dec. 4, 4pm
Reading program for students in K through 2nd grade.  Will explore new readers and picturebooks and have an opportunity to practice reading skills. Register for reminders.
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Computer Tutor
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
 Computer Tutor
Thursday, Dec. 5, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Computer Tutor is available to help with all your computer needs. Bring your own device or get tutored on one of ours.
Music with Miss Fran
10:30am
 Music with Miss Fran
Thursday, Dec. 5, 10:30am
Thursday mornings for babies, toddlers and caregivers.  Please register.  Program open to non-residents promptly at 10:30am if space permits. Because of space constraints, please no strollers downstairs. 
DIY Club: Lip Scrub (Grades 3-5)
3:30 pm - 4:15 pm
DIY Club: Lip Scrub (Grades 3-5)
Thursday, Dec. 5, 3:30 pm - 4:15 pmDIY Club: Lip Scrub
This month we will make our own vanilla peppermint lip scrub to keep for yourself or give as a gift.  Made with only natural ingredients.  (45 mins) 
Tech Help (ON HOLD UNTIL LIBRARY REOPENS)
6:00pm-8:00pm
Tech Help (ON HOLD UNTIL LIBRARY REOPENS)
Thursday, Dec. 5, 6:00pm-8:00pm
Teen Writer’s Group
7pm
 Teen Writer’s Group
Thursday, Dec. 5, 7pm
for teens entering 6th grade & up.
Adult Evening Book Group (UPSTAIRS MEETING ROOM)
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Adult Evening Book Group (UPSTAIRS MEETING ROOM)
Thursday, Dec. 5, 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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ESL Classroom Instruction (ON HOLD UNTIL LIBRARY REOPENS)
10:00 am - 11:30 am
ESL Classroom Instruction (ON HOLD UNTIL LIBRARY REOPENS)
Friday, Dec. 6, 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Tech Help
10:00am-12:00pm
 Tech Help
Friday, Dec. 6, 10:00am-12:00pm
Santa Letter Writing (Grades K-5)
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Santa Letter Writing (Grades K-5)
Friday, Dec. 6, 3:30 pm - 4:30 pmSanta Letter Writing
We will set the scene for you to write your best letter to Santa.  We'll provide the paper, stickers, markers and top it off with a cookie snack. (45 mins)
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Home for the Holidays
 Home for the Holidays
Saturday, Dec. 7,
Pre parade event starts at 5pm with the Westwood Regional Choir Singers followed by stories and crafts with Mrs. Claus.  Enjoy hot cocoa and cookies courtesy of the Friends of the Library before heading out to the parade at 6pm.See you there.
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ESL Classroom Instruction (ON HOLD UNTIL LIBRARY REOPENS)
10:00 am - 11:30 am
ESL Classroom Instruction (ON HOLD UNTIL LIBRARY REOPENS)
Monday, Dec. 9, 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Westwood Green Team
7:30-8:30pm
 Westwood Green Team
Monday, Dec. 9, 7:30-8:30pm
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Friends Work Day (ON HOLD UNTIL LIBRARY REOPENS)
10:00am-11:00am
Friends Work Day (ON HOLD UNTIL LIBRARY REOPENS)
Wednesday, Dec. 11, 10:00am-11:00am
Little Learners Storytime
11:30am-12:15pm
 Little Learners Storytime
Wednesday, Dec. 11, 11:30am-12:15pm
For children ages 3-5 years old.  Stories, simple crafts and other activities. Register for reminders.
Angel Card Project: (Family)
12:00 pm
 Angel Card Project: (Family)
Wednesday, Dec. 11, 12:00 pmAngel Card Project:
At your leisure, write a letter to someone in need of Holiday Cheer this season!  The Angel Project has been connecting with seniors, soldiers, those with disabilities, incarcerated persons and anyone who is going through a hardship by sending your positive letters to them across the country.&n...read more
New Readers for K-2
4pm
 New Readers for K-2
Wednesday, Dec. 11, 4pm
Reading program for students in K through 2nd grade.  Will explore new readers and picturebooks and have an opportunity to practice reading skills. Register for reminders.
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Computer Tutor
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
 Computer Tutor
Thursday, Dec. 12, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Computer Tutor is available to help with all your computer needs. Bring your own device or get tutored on one of ours.
Music with Miss Fran
10:30am
 Music with Miss Fran
Thursday, Dec. 12, 10:30am
Thursday mornings for babies, toddlers and caregivers.  Please register.  Program open to non-residents promptly at 10:30am if space permits. Because of space constraints, please no strollers downstairs. 
Gingerbread Craft for grades 3-5
4pm
Gingerbread Craft for grades 3-5
Thursday, Dec. 12, 4pm
Crafty Kitchen in Westwood will be at the Library to run a fun holiday craft with gingerbread for students in grades 3 to 5.  Registration required.

Tech Help (ON HOLD UNTIL LIBRARY REOPENS)
6:00pm-8:00pm
Tech Help (ON HOLD UNTIL LIBRARY REOPENS)
Thursday, Dec. 12, 6:00pm-8:00pm
Girl Scout Meeting
6:30pm
 Girl Scout Meeting
Thursday, Dec. 12, 6:30pm
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ESL Classroom Instruction (ON HOLD UNTIL LIBRARY REOPENS)
10:00 am - 11:30 am
ESL Classroom Instruction (ON HOLD UNTIL LIBRARY REOPENS)
Friday, Dec. 13, 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Tech Help
10:00am-12:00pm
 Tech Help
Friday, Dec. 13, 10:00am-12:00pm
Book Sale set up (ON HOLD UNTIL LIBRARY REOPENS)
12:00 pm
Book Sale set up (ON HOLD UNTIL LIBRARY REOPENS)
Friday, Dec. 13, 12:00 pm
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Friends of the Westwood Library Book Sale (ON HOLD UNTIL LIBRARY REOPENS)
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friends of the Westwood Library Book Sale (ON HOLD UNTIL LIBRARY REOPENS)
Saturday, Dec. 14, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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ESL Classroom Instruction (ON HOLD UNTIL LIBRARY REOPENS)
10:00 am - 11:30 am
ESL Classroom Instruction (ON HOLD UNTIL LIBRARY REOPENS)
Monday, Dec. 16, 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Holiday Picture Bingo (Ages 2-5 yrs old)
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Holiday Picture Bingo (Ages 2-5 yrs old)
Monday, Dec. 16, 3:30 pm - 4:30 pmHoliday Picture Bing
Young children learn this classic game by recognizing pictures to get 5 in a row for BINGO.  Play three rounds of BINGO and earn a small prize. (1 hr)
Library Board of Trustees Meeting
7pm
Library Board of Trustees Meeting
Monday, Dec. 16, 7pm
Mystery Lovers Book Group (ON HOLD UNTIL LIBRARY REOPENS)
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Mystery Lovers Book Group (ON HOLD UNTIL LIBRARY REOPENS)
Monday, Dec. 16, 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Clergy Council meeting
12pm
 Clergy Council meeting
Tuesday, Dec. 17, 12pm
Neighbors Helping Neighbors (DOWNSTAIRS ROOM) Cookie Exchange
7-8:30pm
Neighbors Helping Neighbors (DOWNSTAIRS ROOM) Cookie Exchange
Tuesday, Dec. 17, 7-8:30pm
Weekly meeting for job support.
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Friends Work Day (ON HOLD UNTIL LIBRARY REOPENS)
10:00am-11:00am
Friends Work Day (ON HOLD UNTIL LIBRARY REOPENS)
Wednesday, Dec. 18, 10:00am-11:00am
Little Learners Storytime
11:30am-12:15pm
 Little Learners Storytime
Wednesday, Dec. 18, 11:30am-12:15pm
For children ages 3-5 years old.  Stories, simple crafts and other activities. Register for reminders.
New Readers for K-2
4pm
 New Readers for K-2
Wednesday, Dec. 18, 4pm
Reading program for students in K through 2nd grade.  Will explore new readers and picturebooks and have an opportunity to practice reading skills. Register for reminders.
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Computer Tutor
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
 Computer Tutor
Thursday, Dec. 19, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Computer Tutor is available to help with all your computer needs. Bring your own device or get tutored on one of ours.
Music with Miss Fran
10:30am
 Music with Miss Fran
Thursday, Dec. 19, 10:30am
Thursday mornings for babies, toddlers and caregivers.  Please register.  Program open to non-residents promptly at 10:30am if space permits. Because of space constraints, please no strollers downstairs. 
STEM: Robotics (Grades 3-5)
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
 STEM: Robotics (Grades 3-5)
Thursday, Dec. 19, 3:30 pm - 4:30 pmSTEM: Robotics (Grad
Robotics is a tangible introduction to programming that encourages problem solving and critical thinking.  (1hr)
Tech Help (ON HOLD UNTIL LIBRARY REOPENS)
6:00pm-8:00pm
Tech Help (ON HOLD UNTIL LIBRARY REOPENS)
Thursday, Dec. 19, 6:00pm-8:00pm
Teen Writer’s Group
7pm
 Teen Writer’s Group
Thursday, Dec. 19, 7pm
for teens entering 6th grade & up.
Teen Book Group
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
 Teen Book Group
Thursday, Dec. 19, 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
For teens in grades 6 and up. Copies of the book are available at the front desk.
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ESL Classroom Instruction (ON HOLD UNTIL LIBRARY REOPENS)
10:00 am - 11:30 am
ESL Classroom Instruction (ON HOLD UNTIL LIBRARY REOPENS)
Friday, Dec. 20, 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Tech Help
10:00am-12:00pm
 Tech Help
Friday, Dec. 20, 10:00am-12:00pm
Make & Take Holiday Ornament: (Gr. K-5)
3:30 pm-4:15 pm
Make & Take Holiday Ornament: (Gr. K-5)
Friday, Dec. 20, 3:30 pm-4:15 pmMake & Take Holiday
Make this fragrant holiday ornament for yourself or to give as a gift.  (45 mins)
Ugly Sweater Holiday Dance Party (Family)
4:00 pm
Ugly Sweater Holiday Dance Party (Family)
Friday, Dec. 20, 4:00 pmUgly Sweater Holiday
Wear your ugliest sweater and come kick off the Holidays with us.  We will jam with a DJ for an hour and enjoy some hot chocolate and cookies as we head into the weekend!  No registration necessary. Just Drop In!
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**Schools closed**
 **Schools closed**
Monday, Dec. 23
(December 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 30, 31 January 1)

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**Schools closed**
 **Schools closed**
Tuesday, Dec. 24
(December 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 30, 31 January 1)

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CLOSED
 CLOSED
Tuesday, Dec. 24
(June 16, 22, 29, July 4, 6, 13, 20, 27, August 3, 10, 17, 24, September 1, 2, October 14, November 11, 28, 29 December 24, 25)

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**Schools closed**
 **Schools closed**
Wednesday, Dec. 25
(December 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 30, 31 January 1)

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CLOSED
 CLOSED
Wednesday, Dec. 25
(June 16, 22, 29, July 4, 6, 13, 20, 27, August 3, 10, 17, 24, September 1, 2, October 14, November 11, 28, 29 December 24, 25)

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**Schools closed**
 **Schools closed**
Thursday, Dec. 26
(December 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 30, 31 January 1)

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Computer Tutor
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
 Computer Tutor
Thursday, Dec. 26, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Computer Tutor is available to help with all your computer needs. Bring your own device or get tutored on one of ours.
Tech Help (ON HOLD UNTIL LIBRARY REOPENS)
6:00pm-8:00pm
Tech Help (ON HOLD UNTIL LIBRARY REOPENS)
Thursday, Dec. 26, 6:00pm-8:00pm
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**Schools closed**
 **Schools closed**
Friday, Dec. 27
(December 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 30, 31 January 1)

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Tech Help
10:00am-12:00pm
 Tech Help
Friday, Dec. 27, 10:00am-12:00pm
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Create a Wishing Wall: (Gr. 2-5)
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Create a Wishing Wall: (Gr. 2-5)
Saturday, Dec. 28, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmCreate a Wishing Wal
Create a wishing wall filled with inspiration and goals for the New Year. (1 hr)
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**Schools closed**
 **Schools closed**
Monday, Dec. 30
(December 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 30, 31 January 1)

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**Schools closed**
 **Schools closed**
Tuesday, Dec. 31
(December 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 30, 31 January 1)

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Noon Year’s Eve DJ Dance Party (Family)
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Noon Year’s Eve DJ Dance Party (Family)
Tuesday, Dec. 31, 11:30 am - 12:30 pmNoon Year’s Ev
We'll ring in the Noon Year with some bubbly sparkling cider and DJ dancing.  Semi-formal party attire required, please. No jeans or sneakers please. (1 hr)
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6:00pm
 EARLY CLOSE
Tuesday, Dec. 31, 6:00pm
    
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