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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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.
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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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Musician Liz Queler presents The Edna Project
This is truly a unique and spectacular musical experience! The Edna Project delves deeper into the catalogue of Edna St. Vincent Millay with the poem that launched her career in 1912. Set to music by Liz Queler this epic work is operatic in dramatic scope, while staying true to the folk/rock roots. The stellar musician has set 22 poems by Edna St. Vincent Millay to Americana Roots music, including folk, rock, blues, bluegrass and jazz.
Fundamentals of Yoga with Lorraine Harwelik
This yoga class is for anyone who desires to build the foundation of a sound and safe yoga practice. Regular yoga practice has been scientifically proven to afford more ease of body movements and to help the body systems function optimally. Sound yoga fundamentals can lead to a better sense of well-being and help one use the body with greater effectiveness and comfort. You will be surprised at how much more you can get out of every-day body movements!
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.
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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.