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!

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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!

Facebook

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

Peak into Fall

This fun and memorable program will entertain and educate!   In addition to performing on the guitar, musician will demonstrates to his audience the guitar's fullest capabilities as a virtuoso instrument.  He'll share with them various guitar techniques through the performance of his own music, discuss what it takes to create a piece of music, and explain why and how he chose the guitar as his instrument.  When playing another composer's work, he'll speak about biographical points of interest about that artist.   This is a perfect event for those who love music, want to learn more about the guitar, or find out how to develop into a better musician!

Join registered dietitian Victoria Coglianese for a hands-on cooking class for adults with healthy recipes using seasonal fall produce. Learn tips on how to incorporate these nutrient filled foods into your meals and snacks in fun and creative ways. In this class, Victoria will be making autumn chickpea salad using butternut squash, Brussels sprouts, parsnips and sweet potatoes. 

Wednesday, September 18, 1:00-2:00 PM

Secrets of Landscape Photography

Whether you like to photograph in your backyard or on your exotic travels, New Jersey native Joel Simpson can show you how to make your landscapes stronger, really wow your friends, and make great wall art (and gifts!). He'll show you photographs he has taken around the world, what he had to do to capture them, and how he modified them on his computer to make compelling art works.

Renowned photographer Joel Simpson has traveled the world for photography, and has taught photography skills for many years. Joel has just released is book of world-wide geological photography, Earthforms: Intimate Portraits of Our Planet, which contains his best natural scenic photographs from the past 15 years.

Wednesday September 18, 6:30-8:30 PM

The Art of Crossword Puzzle Construction
with Ruth Margolin

Do you love crossword puzzles, and want to know the ins and outs? This fun and informative program is designed to show how crossword puzzles are created! This program will cover the process of creating a crossword puzzle, from concept to completion. It will include the rules of construction, available software, and online resources.

Westfield resident Ruth B. Margolin broke into the field of crossword puzzle construction in 2014. She has had ten puzzles published in the New York Times, including four Sunday puzzles.

Thursday September 19, 7:00-8:30 PM

TGIF

Please click here for a TGIF schedule.

2's on Tuesday

Stories, songs, finger-plays and movement activities.

Tuesday, September 17, 10:30-11:00 AM

Crafternoon Storytime

Join us for fun stories and craft activities as we continue our path towards literacy.

Tuesday, September 17, 1:00-1:30 PM

Evening Lego Club

Stories, songs, finger-plays and movement activities.

Tuesday, September 17, 6:30-7:15 PM

3's on Thursdays Storytime

Stories, songs, rhymes and more!

Thursday, September 19, 10:30-11:00 AM

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, September 21, 10:00-11:00 AM

Trivia Night for Teens and Adults

Question: What is happening on Tuesday, October 1 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.

Tuesday, October 1, 7:00-8:30 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