The Westfield Memorial Library now has its own app for Android and Apple devices!
The app, in a mobile-friendly format, allows you to do on your smartphone everything you can do on our library website.
Niche Academy teaches you how to use social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Good Reads, Instagram, and more!
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Each kit contains ten paperback copies of the same title, discussion questions, and other resources. You can check out a kit and distribute the books among your book club members. Each member now has a copy of the next book to be discussed without any extra work at all. Convenient and easy!
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Introducing Mary Jo Rice-Mahoney--Vietnam War nurse and Colonel
We welcome Colonel Mary Jo Rice-Mahoney, a Westfield resident and former army nurse. She will speak about her experiences in Vietnam as a nurse during the Vietnam War. This will be an unforgettable program and a chance to learn about a fascinating chapter in our nation's history through the eyes of an unforgettable woman.
Colonel Mary Jo Rice-Mahoney was born in Brooklyn, New York, and spent her childhood traveling the world with her 3 siblings, mother and career Naval Officer father. She graduated from St. Joseph College in Emmitsburg, Maryland, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing, and from the University of Pennsylvania with a Master's of Science degree in Nursing. Colonel Rice-Mahoney spent 30 years in the U.S. Army Nurse Corps and 20 years with the Department of Veterans Affairs. She has been a contributing author to nursing publications and does much public speaking about her experiences in Vietnam.
Eric Mintel Quartet presents Dave Brubeck
The Eric Mintel Quartet brings to memory one of the greatest American jazz musicians and composers, Dave Brubeck. His smooth style and interpretations made Dave Brubeck the foremost musician of cool jazz. Brubeck was only the second jazz musician ever to be featured on the cover of Time Magazine and his albums were among the top ever to be recorded. The Eric Mintel Quartet will perform the hits that made Brubeck a household name including 'In your own sweet way,' 'Summer song,' and 'The Duke.'
Adult Craft Program: Birds Neck Necklace
Try your hand at jewelry making! Join us as we create these adorable bird nest necklaces. Give them as gifts or enjoy wearing them yourself and show off your creativity. All materials will be provided. Taught by librarian and life-long crafter, Marge Barkan.
Due to the hands-on nature of this class, registration is limited! Registration is available for Westfield Resident Cardholders only. Beginning Tuesday, July 9th, MURAL patrons may register, space permitting.
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Reducing Food Waste at Home: A Program for Families
Join a local Westfield Girl Scout who presents this program as part of her Gold Award, as she helps children and their families learn about food waste and how you can take action to reduce it in your own homes. All ages are welcome and encouraged to bring your families for an informative and fun session!
Trivia Night for Teens and Adults
Question: What is happening on Tuesday, July 2 at 7pm? Answer: Trivia Night comes to Westfield Library! Bring your teammates, team up with others, or be a one person outfit! There is a maximum of 4 people per team. The winning team gets a prize! Everyone ages 16 and over are welcome to play. The questions are designed to be accessible to a large range of ages and interests.
Yoga comes to life as we read simple stories and act them out in Yoga poses. Hop like a frog, slither like a snake, and roar like a lion! Presented by certified Yoga instructor Miss Carmen.
Come learn the practice of yoga, and basic yoga poses, through storytelling. Certified yoga instructor Miss Carmen will lead children in an exciting morning of stories and yoga.
This modified version of Zumba is designed specifically for children to help improve motor coordination and listening skills. Join certified Zumba instructor Andrea Lawson for this high-energy dance activity featuring Latin music. Wear comfortable clothes and sneakers.
Enjoy a story and then create a special craft centered around our Universe of Stories Summer Reading Club theme.
Unwind after a busy day with our family pajama storytimes. Listen to some great books with Miss Diana! Our final pajama storytime on July 30th will be extra special, because we will be having a stuffed-animal sleepover!
Drive In Movie Night
We’ll make our own version of a drive-in movie, but this time, in space! Come decorate your own personal car:dboard 'rocket' then settle down in your space ship and watch a short film!
Enjoy a playspace and reading nook as you and your little one(s) enjoy the chance to get together! Moms, dads, caregivers and babies 0-23 months are invited to socialize and interact in our program room. We'll provide playmats, board books and simple toys.