Note: The Library does not have eclipse viewing glasses, but we will be live-streaming the eclipse in our program room.

Westfield Library App

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.

 

Demos for Social Media

Niche Academy teaches you how to use social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Good Reads, Instagram, and more!

 

Digital Download Center

Learn about how you can download ebooks, audiobooks, movies, and music from the Westfield Memorial Library.

 

Library App Place

Get library apps for ereaders, databases, library barcodes, government services and more!

Overdrive Advantage

Overdrive Advantage is a special service that the Westfield Library subscribes to that provides additional licenses for ebooks. Thanks to Overdrive Advantage, you have a shorter waittime for ebooks.

 

Reference Department

Resources compiled by the Westfield Memorial Library's Reference Department.

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Book Club Kits

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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Mystic Songs of Love: The Music of Persia

Amir Vahab and his Ensemble will perform 'Sufi songs of Love' selected from the poetry of the great Sufi Masters Rumi, Hafez, Yunus and Baba Taher. The lively folk and traditional music featuring the etherial sounding Ney (mystical reed flute), Tar, ( Instrument of Lovers), Oud (the short neck lute), Tanbour (The ancient sacred lute), Saz (seven-stringed long neck lute), Daf (large frame drum associated with Sufi rituals) and Tombak (Persian goblet drum). The concert concludes with a dynamic drumming performance that echoes the universal heartbeat of existence.

Check Out Amir Vehab's Channel on YouTube!

Saturday, September 9, 2:00-3:30 PM

Guitarist Peter Biedermann

Peter Biedermann will be focusing on pieces from his latest recording 'Tales From The Desert' on a variety of 6 and 12 string guitars in unique tunings. The program encourages questions from the audience and will also include some of the history and evolution of steel string guitar playing over the last 50+ years. Fans of fellow guitarists such as Leo Kottke, the British school (Bert Jansch, John Renbourn, Davy Graham), Ralph Towner, Michael Hedges and Pierre Bensusan will enjoy this music.

Wednesday, September 13, 7:00-8:30 PM

Anne and Lee Hale Series--Erin Vogel, 'Studying Orangutans in Indonesia'

Learn about the health and nutrition of wild orangutans from Erin Vogel, who studies them at her remote field station in Indonesia. Erin Vogel is a former Westfield resident who is an Associate Professor at the Department of Anthropology, Center for Human Evolutionary Studies, at Rutgers University. She is passionate about the study of primates and studies orangutans in Indonesia.

Wednesday, September 27, 7:00-8:30 PM

TGIF

Please click here for a TGIF schedule.

Lunch Bunch Storytime

Pack up your lunch or a snack, and come enjoy a picnic storytime! Weather permitting we will have the storytime outside; if the weather is not cooperative, we will still have fun with an indoor picnic!

Friday, August 25, 11:30-12:15 AM

Zumba Fun

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.

Thursday, August 24, 10:30-11:00 AM

Baby Playgroup

Come for a Lapsit story and stay for Playgroup! 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.

Friday, September 15, 10:30-10:45 AM

Monday - Thursday, 9:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Friday 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Saturday 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Sunday: Closed During the Summer