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.

Wowbrary!

Sign up for Wowbrary and get updates about the Westfield Library's newest books, DVDs, CDs, programs and more!

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!

Facebook

Learn about upcoming events and see photos of events that just happened with our Facebook page!

Watercolor Basics
with Joy Ann Lara

Watercolors can be easy, fun and very expressive. Learn wet-on-wet Watercolor technique with artist Joy Cabanos. Create a bright & festive holiday floral painting as you experiment with basic technique and special effects.

This is a fun class for beginners. You may bring your own paints, brushes, paper, water containers & backing boards if you have them. If not, these materials are provided.

This workshop is currently open to Westfield resident cardholders only. After November 27, MURAL patrons may register, SPACE PERMITTING.

Wednesday, December 11, 10:00-11:30 AM

Winter Holidays
with Judith Krall-Russo

Winter days are short and the nights are long. This is the perfect time to bring family and friends together for warm festivities. Learn about the history, customs, and foods of various winter celebrations including Christmas, the Winter Solstice, Haukkah, Kwanzaa, Twelfth Night, and more! Discover how current and ancient cultures celebrate the winter month.

Judith Krall-Russo is a Food Historian and certified Tea Specialist, as well as an educator, speaker, and restaurant consultant. Judith Krall-Russo has studied the fascinating and rich history behind homegrown foods and exotic teas. She shares her knowledge by telling wonderful stories, laced with humor and surprising detail that make us appreciate and have an even greater taste for our New Jersey cuisine. Whether she is telling us about the Jersey tomato, luscious blueberries, or her beloved and delightful teas, Judith entertains and inspires her listeners.


Tuesday, December 17, 7:00 to 8:30 PM

TGIF

Please click here for a TGIF schedule.

Girls Who Code for Ages 8 through 10

Our Girls Who Code club for ages 8 to 10 provides a space for girls to build confidence in their creativity and computer science skills while building camaraderie and a sense of community. Featuring activities, characters and vocabulary drawn from the bestselling 'Girls Who Code' book, the club exposes girls to computational thinking. Each meeting will include fun interactive activities, reading from 'Girls Who Code,' and a creative challenge.

Monday, December 9, 7:00-8:00 PM

Paws to Read

Our friendly library dogs love to be read to ... by youngsters who need practice reading aloud to loving, non-judgmental ears.

Sign in when you arrive at the Youth Services desk, and you will be assigned the next available 10 minute slot. Spots are limited by the number of dogs and the time available, so arrive at the beginning of the hour if you wish to ensure a slot.

Saturday, December 14, 10:00-11:00 AM

Move 'n Groove!

Move 'n Groove classes with Gail Brickman of Rhythm Revolution!

Move 'n groove to the rhythms that get kids and adults rockin'! Move 'n Groove is an action-packed class filled with creative, interactive movement, dance and rhythm that satisfies a range of ages all in one space! Utilizing instruments and props to engage the kids, we develop motor skills, co-ordination, memory recall and more! But most of all, we have FUN!!

Tuesday, December 10, 10:00-10:30 AM

Evening Lego Club

Use your imagination to create wonderful LEGO structures!

Tuesday, December 10, 6:30-7:15 PM

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: 1:00-5:00 PM