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!
Learn about how you can download ebooks, audiobooks, movies, and music from the Westfield Memorial Library.
Get library apps for ereaders, databases, library barcodes, government services and more!
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.
Resources compiled by the Westfield Memorial Library's Reference Department.
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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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Origami Workshop with Joy Ann Lara
Celebrate the holidays with your own hand-folded Origami stars! Artist Joy Cabanos leads this fun beginners workshop on Origami, the ancient Japanese art of paperfolding .
Enjoy handcrafting ornaments for your homes, and giving yourself the wonderful gift of living your creativity in a festive & meaningful way. Materials are provided.
This workshop is currently open to Westfield resident cardholders only. After November 27, MURAL patrons may register, SPACE PERMITTING.
Trivia Night for Teens and Adults
Question: What is happening on Tuesday, January 8 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.
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.
Please click here for a TGIF schedule.
Pipsqueak Players Fun with Books
Kids can join Pipsqueak Players and have a great time as they build their reading confidence!
Improv, repetition and character development are explored through a picture book.
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.
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.
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.
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!!
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 a certified Yoga instructor.
Drop In Crafts for Kids
Come enjoy a variety of light crafts for kids. Have fun coloring, cutting, pasting, and more.