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:
F E A T U R E D   E V E N T
Magic Melodies with
Friday, May 7, 10:30 am - 11:00 am (Fridays, May 7, 14, 21 & 28 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am)
Sing, dance and be silly with Mr. Chris in this high energy music and movement program. If inclement weather, then held over Facebook LIve (30 mins)
F E A T U R E D   E V E N T
Show & Tell on Googl
Friday, May 7, 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm (Fridays, May 7, 14, 21 & 28 @ 4:00 pm)
Each week we'll listen to a story and then you'll get to show off something special to the group and tell us all about it.  One item per child. (30 mins)
F E A T U R E D   E V E N T
Magic Melodies with
Friday, May 14, 10:30 am - 11:00 am (Fridays, May 7, 14, 21 & 28 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am)
Sing, dance and be silly with Mr. Chris in this high energy music and movement program. If inclement weather, then held over Facebook LIve (30 mins)
F E A T U R E D   E V E N T
Show & Tell on Googl
Friday, May 14, 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm (Fridays, May 7, 14, 21 & 28 @ 4:00 pm)
Each week we'll listen to a story and then you'll get to show off something special to the group and tell us all about it.  One item per child. (30 mins)
F E A T U R E D   E V E N T
Magic Melodies with
Friday, May 21, 10:30 am - 11:00 am (Fridays, May 7, 14, 21 & 28 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am)
Sing, dance and be silly with Mr. Chris in this high energy music and movement program. If inclement weather, then held over Facebook LIve (30 mins)
F E A T U R E D   E V E N T
Show & Tell on Googl
Friday, May 21, 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm (Fridays, May 7, 14, 21 & 28 @ 4:00 pm)
Each week we'll listen to a story and then you'll get to show off something special to the group and tell us all about it.  One item per child. (30 mins)
F E A T U R E D   E V E N T
Magic Melodies with
Friday, May 28, 10:30 am - 11:00 am (Fridays, May 7, 14, 21 & 28 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am)
Sing, dance and be silly with Mr. Chris in this high energy music and movement program. If inclement weather, then held over Facebook LIve (30 mins)
F E A T U R E D   E V E N T
Show & Tell on Googl
Friday, May 28, 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm (Fridays, May 7, 14, 21 & 28 @ 4:00 pm)
Each week we'll listen to a story and then you'll get to show off something special to the group and tell us all about it.  One item per child. (30 mins)
Spring Lego Challeng
Thursday, May 6, 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Are you up for the challenge? We'll build 3 different Spring themed items so make sure you have base plate and a variety of lego shapes in spring colors.  Enjoy a small prize after you complete all 3 challenges. (30 mins)
Thursday, May 6, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Meadowlands is much more than a sports complex. It’s a natural gem with serene parks framed by stunning views of New York City and the Hackensack River, paddling and boat ramps, birds galore, and plenty of options for educational family outings. Hear all about the Meadowlands, from the bad old days of landfills and pollution through its remarkable transformation to today’s environmental oasis. Presented by the New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority and the Meadowlands Environment Center.
Thursday, May 6, 7-8:30pm
Free English classes on zoom help by bilingual instructor.  Beginner's welcome.
Mondays and Thursdays January through May, enroll at anytime.
For more information, email literacyvolunteerspv@gmail.com or call 201-664-0583
To register, visit:  https://www.literacyvolunteerspv.org/student-sign-up.html
Friday, May 7, 10am-11:30am
Free English classes on zoom help by bilingual instructor.  Beginner's welcome.
Mondays and Fridays January through May, enroll at anytime.
For more information, email literacyvolunteerspv@gmail.com or call 201-664-0583
To register, visit:  https://www.literacyvolunteerspv.org/student-sign-up.html
Sunday, May 9
Library building is closed to the public.  Some online programs may still be taking place, please all ahead.
Monday, May 10, 10am-11:30am
Free English classes on zoom help by bilingual instructor.  Beginner's welcome.
Mondays and Fridays January through May, enroll at anytime.
For more information, email literacyvolunteerspv@gmail.com or call 201-664-0583
To register, visit:  https://www.literacyvolunteerspv.org/student-sign-up.html
Global E-Pals (Gr 3-
Monday, May 10, 4:00 pm - 4:45 pm (Mondays on 1/11, 2/8, 3/8, 4/12 & 5/10 @ 4:00 - 4:30 pm)
We will connect with students from around the world to learn about their culture, practice writing and improve social skills through letter writing. (45 mins)
Monday, May 10, 7-8:30pm
Free English classes on zoom help by bilingual instructor.  Beginner's welcome.
Mondays and Thursdays January through May, enroll at anytime.
For more information, email literacyvolunteerspv@gmail.com or call 201-664-0583
To register, visit:  https://www.literacyvolunteerspv.org/student-sign-up.html
Musical Theater and
Tuesday, May 11, 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm (Tuesday, May 4, 11, 18 & 25 @ 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm)
In this class, students will explore the elements and techniques of Musical Theater using dance techniques such as ballet and jazz to learn Broadway style choreography. Also adding acting elements and games so students will also have freedom of expression to share and express their own personalities. Music will consist of different songs from musicals from Broadway, Disney and more -as well as sing alongs. (30 mins) Sponsored by Center for Modern Dance.
Anytime Story Time (
Wednesday, May 12, Anytime (Wednesday, 5/5, 5/12, 5/19, 5/26)
Anytime Time Story Time gives you the freedom to watch a story anytime, anywhere.  A story is posted weekly on the Children's page of the website or on our YouTube Channel.  Story Times are a great introduction to board books, picture books, songs, rhymes and finger plays. No registration required. (15 mins)
Wednesday, May 12, 11:00am-12:30pm
This is a six week program hosted by the Westwood Clergy Council and the Westwood Library.  The program will be virtual and participants will receive a link to the meeting to attend each week.

 
Digital Art Puzzle P
Wednesday, May 12, 4:00 pm - 4:45 pm (Wednesday, May 12, 19 & 26 at 4:00 pm - 4:45 pm)
We'll digitally put great works of art and photographs together as a group.  (45 mins)
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