Fiction Book Club: Defending Jacob
What happens when a small-town prosecutor's own son is accused of murder? William Landay has written the consummate novel of an embattled family in crisis—a suspenseful, character-driven mystery that is also a spellbinding tale of guilt, betrayal, and the terrifying speed at which our lives can spin out of control.
Foreign Film: Intouchables
In this award winning French film, Driss, a Senagalese immigrant, applies for a job as caretaker to a quadripeligic billionaire, Philippe. Though Driss lacks qualifications for the position, Philippe hires Driss because Driss will take care of him "without pity." Despite their differences in background, the two forge a strong friendship.
Jazz Singer Jean Avery
Enjoy singer Jean Avery's voice as she sings classic songs from blues, jazz, gospel, and pop hits from the past 100 years. Avery's philosophy is that it doesn’t matter if you’re playing in front of 10 people or 10,000 people, you always give the best performance possible and love every minute of it!
Classes are taught on a variety of topics and for users of all abilities. Classes are free and taught on library-provided laptops.
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The Westfield Booktalker
The Youth Services Librarians at the Westfield Memorial Library collaborate on a blog, The Westfield Booktalker, featuring our own reviews of young people's books in our collection. Take a look and please comment!
They Came From Beneath the Earth
Animals that live underground have solved one very big problem: where to hide from most predators. However they face many other problems -- how to make or find space, what to eat, how to breath, and how to deal with a world of danger in a darkness that makes a nighttime look like a sunny morning!
Book Club Kits for Kids
We have Book Club Kits for parent/child discussion groups, including multiple copies of the same book, with questions and activity. Ask us about these!
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Art at the Library
Dante Bonardi began his art career as an oil painter before switching to water colors. Enjoy the unique, ethereal vision of this talented artist.
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