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.

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Peek A Book Story Time: (children to age 5) In-Person/Library Parking Lot
10:30 am - 11:00 am
Peek A Book Story Time: (children to age 5) In-Person/Library Parking Lot
Wednesday, Jun. 1, 10:30 am - 11:00 am
(Wed, 5/4, 5/1 & 5/25, 6/1, 6/8, 6/15 & 6/29 @ 10:30 am -11:00 am)
Peek A Book Story Ti
In Person/Library Parking Lot
Story Time is a great way for your child to learn sounds, language, value books, increase concentration, imagination and social skills - all while singing songs, listening to stories and dancing. (30 mins)

Bereavement Group (Upstairs Meeting Room)
11:00am-12:30pm
Bereavement Group (Upstairs Meeting Room)
Wednesday, Jun. 1, 11:00am-12:30pm
Six week session starting Wednesday April 27 - Wednesday June 1 from 11:00-12:30 pm.Registration required by April 20.  Limited group.
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Senior Advisory Board Meeting
1pm-2pm
 Senior Advisory Board Meeting
Thursday, Jun. 2, 1pm-2pm
Online English Classes
7pm
 Online English Classes
Thursday, Jun. 2, 7pm
(April 14, 21, 28, May 5, 12, 19, 26, June 2, 9, 16)

Zoom
Online zoom classes for beginners/advanced beginners
"Going Native without feeding Bambi" - in-person presentation by Lourdes Osorio, Master Gardener at Laurelwood Arboretum
7:00 PM
"Going Native without feeding Bambi" - in-person presentation by Lourdes Osorio, Master Gardener at Laurelwood Arboretum
Thursday, Jun. 2, 7:00 PM
Going Native without feeding Bambi - presented by Lourdes OsorioGardeners are increasingly becoming aware of their role in creating gardens that are beautiful AND provide habitat for butterflies, bees and other pollinators. This is best accomplished by using native plants, an extremely challeng...read more
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Summer Series Music & Movement: Boogie Woogie Babies (families) Veterans’ Memorial Park
10:30 am - 11:00 am
Summer Series Music & Movement: Boogie Woogie Babies (families) Veterans’ Memorial Park
Friday, Jun. 3, 10:30 am - 11:00 am
(Fridays, 6/3, 6/10, 6/17 & 6/24 10:30 am - 11:00 am)
Summer Series Music
Veterans' Memorial Park
The class consists of singing and dancing that encourages socialization and the development of fine motor skills. Boogie Woogie Babies is fun for baby and their big person to learn a few new dance moves while bonding and burning a few calories. (30 mins)
Online English Classes - Intermediate
11am
Online English Classes - Intermediate
Friday, Jun. 3, 11am
(April 8,15, 22, 29, May 6, 13, 27, June 3, 19, 17)

Zoom
Online English Classes - Intermediate
Online English Classes
9am
 Online English Classes
Friday, Jun. 3, 9am
(April 8,15, 22, 29, May 6, 13, 27, June 3, 19, 17)

zoom
Online English Classes - 9am Advanced
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Online English Classes
11am
 Online English Classes
Monday, Jun. 6, 11am
(April 4, 11, 18, 25, May 2, 9, 16, 23, June 6, 13)

Online English Classes - Intermediate
LVPV Staff (Upstairs Meeting Room)
5:30 -6:30
LVPV Staff (Upstairs Meeting Room)
Monday, Jun. 6, 5:30 -6:30
Upstairs Conference Room
Westwood Garden Club (Upstairs Meeting Room)
7pm
Westwood Garden Club (Upstairs Meeting Room)
Monday, Jun. 6, 7pm
Online English Classes - Advanced
9am
Online English Classes - Advanced
Monday, Jun. 6, 9am
(April 4, 11,18, 25, May 2, 9, 16, 23, June 6, 13)

zoom
English Classes on Zoom - Advanced
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Online English Classes
7pm
 Online English Classes
Tuesday, Jun. 7
(4/12, 4/19, 4/26, 5/3, 5/10, 5/17, 5/24, 5/31, 6/7, 6/14)

Zoom
Online intermediate English classes Tuesdays 7-8:30pm
Neighbors Helping Neighbors (NhN) weekly meeting (Online)
7pm
Neighbors Helping Neighbors (NhN) weekly meeting (Online)
Tuesday, Jun. 7, 7pm
Tuesdays, 7:00pm to 7:45pmNeighbors-helping-Neighbors USA (www.nhnusa.org), founded on January 27, 2011, is supported by an award winning web portal site, LinkedIn group, facebook group and a large network of members and volunteer leaders built over the past 11 years. Resources, virtual we...read more
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Peek A Book Story Time: (children to age 5) In-Person/Library Parking Lot
10:30 am - 11:00 am
Peek A Book Story Time: (children to age 5) In-Person/Library Parking Lot
Wednesday, Jun. 8, 10:30 am - 11:00 am
(Wed, 5/4, 5/1 & 5/25, 6/1, 6/8, 6/15 & 6/29 @ 10:30 am -11:00 am)
Peek A Book Story Ti
In Person/Library Parking Lot
Story Time is a great way for your child to learn sounds, language, value books, increase concentration, imagination and social skills - all while singing songs, listening to stories and dancing. (30 mins)

Bereavement Group (Upstairs Meeting Room)
11:00am-12:30pm
Bereavement Group (Upstairs Meeting Room)
Wednesday, Jun. 8, 11:00am-12:30pm
Six week session starting Wednesday April 27 - Wednesday June 1 from 11:00-12:30 pm.Registration required by April 20.  Limited group.
Read To A Dog: (Gr K-2) Children’s Room
3:30 pm - 3:45 pm
Read To A Dog: (Gr K-2) Children’s Room
Wednesday, Jun. 8, 3:30 pm - 3:45 pmRead To A Dog: (Gr K
Children's Room
Reading to a dog provides your child with an opportunity to build vocabulary, attain reading fluency and have greater confidence by reading to a certified therapy dog, Oliver. Please have your pre-chosen book prior to your session. (15 mins)

Read To A Dog: (Gr K-2) Children’s Room
3:45 pm - 4:00 pm
Read To A Dog: (Gr K-2) Children’s Room
Wednesday, Jun. 8, 3:45 pm - 4:00 pmRead To A Dog: (Gr K
Practicing reading provides your child with an opportunity to build vocabulary, attain reading fluency and have greater confidence by reading to certified therapy dog, Oliver. Please have your pre-chosen book prior to your session. (15 mins)

Read To A Dog: (Gr K-2) Children’s Room
4:00 pm - 4:15 pm
Read To A Dog: (Gr K-2) Children’s Room
Wednesday, Jun. 8, 4:00 pm - 4:15 pmRead To A Dog: (Gr K
Practicing reading provides your child with an opportunity to build vocabulary, attain reading fluency and have greater confidence by reading to certified therapy dog, Oliver. Please have your pre-chosen book prior to your session. (15 mins)

Read To A Dog: (Gr K-2) Children’s Room
4:15 pm - 4:30 pm
Read To A Dog: (Gr K-2) Children’s Room
Wednesday, Jun. 8, 4:15 pm - 4:30 pmRead To A Dog: (Gr K
Practicing reading provides your child with an opportunity to build vocabulary, attain reading fluency and have greater confidence by reading to certified therapy dog, Oliver. Please have your pre-chosen book prior to your session. (15 mins)

Culture Club: China (online)
7:30pm-9pm
 Culture Club: China (online)
Wednesday, Jun. 8, 7:30pm-9pm
See China through the eyes of a native.  Great opportunity to learn and ask questions.  Register by emailing literacyvolunteerspv@gmail.com
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How To Draw Mandalas (Gr 6-12) In Person/Upstairs
4:00 pm - 4:45 pm
How To Draw Mandalas (Gr 6-12) In Person/Upstairs
Thursday, Jun. 9, 4:00 pm - 4:45 pmHow To Draw Mandalas
Upstairs
Learn about mandalas, their history, symbolism and artful beauty, then create your own designs. (45 mins)

Online English Classes
7pm
 Online English Classes
Thursday, Jun. 9, 7pm
(April 14, 21, 28, May 5, 12, 19, 26, June 2, 9, 16)

Zoom
Online zoom classes for beginners/advanced beginners
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Summer Series Music & Movement: Boogie Woogie Babies (families) Veterans’ Memorial Park
10:30 am - 11:00 am
Summer Series Music & Movement: Boogie Woogie Babies (families) Veterans’ Memorial Park
Friday, Jun. 10, 10:30 am - 11:00 am
(Fridays, 6/3, 6/10, 6/17 & 6/24 10:30 am - 11:00 am)
Summer Series Music
Veterans' Memorial Park
The class consists of singing and dancing that encourages socialization and the development of fine motor skills. Boogie Woogie Babies is fun for baby and their big person to learn a few new dance moves while bonding and burning a few calories. (30 mins)
Online English Classes - Intermediate
11am
Online English Classes - Intermediate
Friday, Jun. 10, 11am
(April 8,15, 22, 29, May 6, 13, 27, June 3, 19, 17)

Zoom
Online English Classes - Intermediate
Online English Classes
9am
 Online English Classes
Friday, Jun. 10, 9am
(April 8,15, 22, 29, May 6, 13, 27, June 3, 19, 17)

zoom
Online English Classes - 9am Advanced
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Friends of the Library Book Sale
10am-3pm
Friends of the Library Book Sale
Saturday, Jun. 11, 10am-3pm
Back and in person on the second Saturday of the month from 10-3pm.  Lots of books, magazines, DVDs and more for great prices.Donations for the sale are collected on Mondays from 10am-9pm.For more information about the Friends, visit FRIENDS OF THE WESTWOOD LIBRARY
Adelphi Orchestra ~ Peter and the Wolf
3pm
Adelphi Orchestra ~ Peter and the Wolf
Saturday, Jun. 11, 3pm
Celebrate Westwood's bringing the Adelphi Orchestra back for the 2022 Arts Amble.  The performance is Peter and the Wolf and will be outside unless rain drives everyone in.Outside at the bandstand 4pm on Saturday June 11 orInside the Westwood Library at 3pm Saturday June 11 in the event of ...read more
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Crafty Critters: (Ages 2-5) In Person/Upstairs Meeting Room
11:00 am - 11:45 am
Crafty Critters: (Ages 2-5) In Person/Upstairs Meeting Room
Monday, Jun. 13, 11:00 am - 11:45 am
(Mon. 5/2, 5/9, 5/16, 5/23, 6/13, 6/20, 6/27, 7/11, 7/18 & 7/25 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am)
Crafty Critters: (Ag
Upstairs
Each week will use different mediums to create unique crafts your little one will be proud of.  Limited Supplies. (45 mins)

Online English Classes
11am
 Online English Classes
Monday, Jun. 13, 11am
(April 4, 11, 18, 25, May 2, 9, 16, 23, June 6, 13)

Online English Classes - Intermediate
LVPV Staff (Upstairs Meeting Room)
5:30 -6:30
LVPV Staff (Upstairs Meeting Room)
Monday, Jun. 13, 5:30 -6:30
Upstairs Conference Room
USCIS Naturalization Program (Upstairs Meeting Room)
7pm-8:30pm
USCIS Naturalization Program (Upstairs Meeting Room)
Monday, Jun. 13, 7pm-8:30pm
Presentation on the naturalization process. 
Online English Classes - Advanced
9am
Online English Classes - Advanced
Monday, Jun. 13, 9am
(April 4, 11,18, 25, May 2, 9, 16, 23, June 6, 13)

zoom
English Classes on Zoom - Advanced
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Online English Classes
7pm
 Online English Classes
Tuesday, Jun. 14
(4/12, 4/19, 4/26, 5/3, 5/10, 5/17, 5/24, 5/31, 6/7, 6/14)

Zoom
Online intermediate English classes Tuesdays 7-8:30pm
Neighbors Helping Neighbors (NhN) weekly meeting (Online)
7pm
Neighbors Helping Neighbors (NhN) weekly meeting (Online)
Tuesday, Jun. 14, 7pm
Tuesdays, 7:00pm to 7:45pmNeighbors-helping-Neighbors USA (www.nhnusa.org), founded on January 27, 2011, is supported by an award winning web portal site, LinkedIn group, facebook group and a large network of members and volunteer leaders built over the past 11 years. Resources, virtual we...read more
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Peek A Book Story Time: (children to age 5) In-Person/Library Parking Lot
10:30 am - 11:00 am
Peek A Book Story Time: (children to age 5) In-Person/Library Parking Lot
Wednesday, Jun. 15, 10:30 am - 11:00 am
(Wed, 5/4, 5/1 & 5/25, 6/1, 6/8, 6/15 & 6/29 @ 10:30 am -11:00 am)
Peek A Book Story Ti
In Person/Library Parking Lot
Story Time is a great way for your child to learn sounds, language, value books, increase concentration, imagination and social skills - all while singing songs, listening to stories and dancing. (30 mins)

Juneteenth Story & Craft (Gr K-5) In-person/Upstairs
4:00 pm - 4:45 pm
Juneteenth Story & Craft (Gr K-5) In-person/Upstairs
Wednesday, Jun. 15, 4:00 pm - 4:45 pmJuneteenth Story & C
In Person/Upstairs Meeting Rm
Let's learn about Juneteenth by listening to a story followed by a craft. (45 mins)

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US Citizenship Informational Meeting
1pm
US Citizenship Informational Meeting
Thursday, Jun. 16, 1pm
Downstairs room
Online English Classes
7pm
 Online English Classes
Thursday, Jun. 16, 7pm
(April 14, 21, 28, May 5, 12, 19, 26, June 2, 9, 16)

Zoom
Online zoom classes for beginners/advanced beginners
Online Book Group: The Lincoln Highway by Amor Towles (Upstairs Meeting Room)
7:30pm
Online Book Group: The Lincoln Highway by Amor Towles (Upstairs Meeting Room)
Thursday, Jun. 16, 7:30pm
The Online Book Group takes place on zoom and all adults are welcome to join.  Copies of the book are available at the Library a month prior to each discussion.  Please note that some titles are also available as downloadable ebooks and eaudio books.  Please register for each month yo...read more
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Summer Series Music & Movement: Boogie Woogie Babies (families) Veterans’ Memorial Park
10:30 am - 11:00 am
Summer Series Music & Movement: Boogie Woogie Babies (families) Veterans’ Memorial Park
Friday, Jun. 17, 10:30 am - 11:00 am
(Fridays, 6/3, 6/10, 6/17 & 6/24 10:30 am - 11:00 am)
Summer Series Music
Veterans' Memorial Park
The class consists of singing and dancing that encourages socialization and the development of fine motor skills. Boogie Woogie Babies is fun for baby and their big person to learn a few new dance moves while bonding and burning a few calories. (30 mins)
Online English Classes - Intermediate
11am
Online English Classes - Intermediate
Friday, Jun. 17, 11am
(April 8,15, 22, 29, May 6, 13, 27, June 3, 19, 17)

Zoom
Online English Classes - Intermediate
Father’s Day Craft (Gr K-5) Upstairs Meeting Room
4:00 pm - 4:45 pm
Father’s Day Craft (Gr K-5) Upstairs Meeting Room
Friday, Jun. 17, 4:00 pm - 4:45 pmFather’s Day C
Upstairs Meeting Room
Dad will love this special gift he can use everyday. Limited supplies. One per registered child. (45 mins)
Online English Classes
9am
 Online English Classes
Friday, Jun. 17, 9am
(April 8,15, 22, 29, May 6, 13, 27, June 3, 19, 17)

zoom
Online English Classes - 9am Advanced
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Crafty Critters: (Ages 2-5) In Person/Upstairs Meeting Room
11:00 am - 11:45 am
Crafty Critters: (Ages 2-5) In Person/Upstairs Meeting Room
Monday, Jun. 20, 11:00 am - 11:45 am
(Mon. 5/2, 5/9, 5/16, 5/23, 6/13, 6/20, 6/27, 7/11, 7/18 & 7/25 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am)
Crafty Critters: (Ag
Upstairs
Each week will use different mediums to create unique crafts your little one will be proud of.  Limited Supplies. (45 mins)

DIY Pineapple Coconut Lip/Body Scrub: (Gr 6-12) In Person/Upstairs
4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
DIY Pineapple Coconut Lip/Body Scrub: (Gr 6-12) In Person/Upstairs
Monday, Jun. 20, 4:00 pm - 4:30 pmDIY Pineapple Coconu
Upstairs Meeting Room
Get your skin summer ready by making your own natural lip/body scrub.  Smells good enough to eat and will leave your skin exfoliated and smooth. Limited supplies. (30 mins) 

LVPV Staff (Upstairs Meeting Room)
5:30 -6:30
LVPV Staff (Upstairs Meeting Room)
Monday, Jun. 20, 5:30 -6:30
Upstairs Conference Room
Reading for Equity Book Group: The 1619 Project by Nikole Hannah-Jones (Online)
7pm
Reading for Equity Book Group: The 1619 Project by Nikole Hannah-Jones (Online)
Monday, Jun. 20, 7pm
Our next selection is the 1619 Project.  Please look at the adult program page for resources to review in addition to the book.  We'll have a discussion to conclude our this quarter's choice.
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Neighbors Helping Neighbors (NhN) weekly meeting (Online)
7pm
Neighbors Helping Neighbors (NhN) weekly meeting (Online)
Tuesday, Jun. 21, 7pm
Tuesdays, 7:00pm to 7:45pmNeighbors-helping-Neighbors USA (www.nhnusa.org), founded on January 27, 2011, is supported by an award winning web portal site, LinkedIn group, facebook group and a large network of members and volunteer leaders built over the past 11 years. Resources, virtual we...read more
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Summer Series Music & Movement: Boogie Woogie Babies (families) Veterans’ Memorial Park
10:30 am - 11:00 am
Summer Series Music & Movement: Boogie Woogie Babies (families) Veterans’ Memorial Park
Friday, Jun. 24, 10:30 am - 11:00 am
(Fridays, 6/3, 6/10, 6/17 & 6/24 10:30 am - 11:00 am)
Summer Series Music
Veterans' Memorial Park
The class consists of singing and dancing that encourages socialization and the development of fine motor skills. Boogie Woogie Babies is fun for baby and their big person to learn a few new dance moves while bonding and burning a few calories. (30 mins)
Summer Reading Kickoff/Bubble Show (PreK2 to Grade 8) In-person/Library Parking Lot
11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Summer Reading Kickoff/Bubble Show (PreK2 to Grade 8) In-person/Library Parking Lot
Friday, Jun. 24, 11:30 am - 12:00 pmSummer Reading Kicko
Join us for our Summer Reading Kickoff.  Sign up for the Summer Reading Incentive Program to earn prizes weekly.  We'll kick of the season with a giant bubble show. (30 mins)

Registration required, begins Jun 3.
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Crafty Critters: (Ages 2-5) In Person/Upstairs Meeting Room
11:00 am - 11:45 am
Crafty Critters: (Ages 2-5) In Person/Upstairs Meeting Room
Monday, Jun. 27, 11:00 am - 11:45 am
(Mon. 5/2, 5/9, 5/16, 5/23, 6/13, 6/20, 6/27, 7/11, 7/18 & 7/25 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am)
Crafty Critters: (Ag
Upstairs
Each week will use different mediums to create unique crafts your little one will be proud of.  Limited Supplies. (45 mins)

Library Board of Trustees Meetings (Upstairs Meeting Room)
7pm
Library Board of Trustees Meetings (Upstairs Meeting Room)
Monday, Jun. 27, 7pm
open to the public
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Washer Necklace: (Gr 6-12) In Person/Upstairs
4:00 pm - 4:45 pm
Washer Necklace: (Gr 6-12) In Person/Upstairs
Tuesday, Jun. 28, 4:00 pm - 4:45 pmWasher Necklace: (Gr
Upstairs
Get creative painting and designing your own take home washer necklace.  We'll use nailpolish, different size washers, beads and string to create your special piece. (45 mins)

Neighbors Helping Neighbors (NhN) weekly meeting (Online)
7pm
Neighbors Helping Neighbors (NhN) weekly meeting (Online)
Tuesday, Jun. 28, 7pm
Tuesdays, 7:00pm to 7:45pmNeighbors-helping-Neighbors USA (www.nhnusa.org), founded on January 27, 2011, is supported by an award winning web portal site, LinkedIn group, facebook group and a large network of members and volunteer leaders built over the past 11 years. Resources, virtual we...read more
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Peek A Book Story Time: (children to age 5) In-Person/Library Parking Lot
10:30 - 11:00 am
Peek A Book Story Time: (children to age 5) In-Person/Library Parking Lot
Wednesday, Jun. 29, 10:30 - 11:00 am
(Wed, 5/4, 5/1 & 5/25, 6/1, 6/8, 6/15 & 6/29 @ 10:30 am -11:00 am)
Peek A Book Story Ti
In Person/Library Parking Lot
Story Time is a great way for your child to learn sounds, language, value books, increase concentration, imagination and social skills - all while singing songs, listening to stories and dancing. (30 mins)

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Ocean Velvet Art Posters: (Gr 2-5) Library Parking Lot
2:30 pm - 3:15 pm
Ocean Velvet Art Posters: (Gr 2-5) Library Parking Lot
Thursday, Jun. 30, 2:30 pm - 3:15 pmOcean Velvet Art Pos
In Person/Library Parking Lot
Enjoy a little relaxing time by coloring ocean scenes from pre-printed velvet posters.  One per registered child.  (45 mins)

  
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