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What’s Happening at the Library?


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Virtual Pajama Story Time: Mon., Nov. 29 at 6:30 p.m.: Pajama Time meets once a month on a Monday evening for children ages 3 to 7. Register for each night separately up to 6 pm. Get into those pajamas and grab a favorite stuffed animal or blanket and Zoom in. Please register through the Library Events Calendar.

Virtual Lynne Reeves in Conversation with Lisa Genova: Mon., Nov. 29 at 7:00 p.m.: Author Lynne Reeves will discuss her latest book, Dangers Of An Ordinary Night, in conversation with bestselling author Lisa Genova, via Zoom. The new book is an exploration of the explosive family secrets that are often hidden in plain sight. Hosted and sponsored by the Tewksbury Public Library and made available to Westford residents. Register for this program through the Library Events Calendar. Questions? Email sregan@westfordma.gov.

Stony Brook Middle School Book Club: Dec. 1 and every first Wed. 2-3 p.m.: JV Fletcher YA Librarian, Jess, joins the Stony Brook Middle School librarian and students after school in the school library. We’ll discuss a different book each meeting along with related crafts and activities.

Virtual Jazzin’ the Holiday Blues: Thu., Dec. 2 at 7 p.m. : Join us for an exclusive live Zoom concert with Paul Speidel! He’ll share some of the best-known numbers of the holiday season featuring his unique jazz and blues stylings, along with other favorites in the genre. These contemporary interpretations put a festive spin on the familiar chestnuts we enjoy this time of year. Register through the Library Events Calendar. Questions? Email Sarah Regan at sregan@westfordma.gov.

VIRTUAL story time -The Nutcracker with the Dream Ballet School: Wed, Dec 8 at 10:30 a.m. In this interactive program, Emily Gilstrap of the Dream Ballet School presents a virtual adventure that brings the timeless story of The Nutcracker to life through music and dance. Register for this free program from the Library Events Calendar. Your registration confirmation includes the Zoom invitation link.

Virtual Felted Hedgehog Class: Thu., Dec. 9 at 7 p.m.: Learn how to needle felt wool with a virtual class from Pop Up Art School. Use a barbed needle and merino wool roving to create a felted hedgehog. Makes a cute present! This beginner’s class is limited to 15 people. Materials kits provided in advance; please provide your own scissors. Register through the Library Events Calendar to get the Zoom link, and you’ll be notified when your kit is ready for pickup. Questions? Email Sarah Regan at sregan@westfordma.gov.

Snap Circuits for Grades 3-5: Fri., Dec. 10 at 3:30 p.m.in the Meeting Room. Explore and play with our Snap Circuits kits and make connections that whir, spin, light up, move, and buzz! We own a variety of kits: R/C Car, Green Energy, Motion, Light, Arcade, 3-D Illumination, and Snap Circuits Junior for beginners. Please register online from the Library Events Calendar .

The J. V. Fletcher Library is located at 50 Main St., Westford. If you have questions or need assistance, please call us at 978-399-2300 or send us an email at westfordlibrary@westfordma.gov. Visit us at http://www.westfordlibrary.org.

Unless otherwise noted, all of our programs are generously funded by the Friends of the Library, Inc.

Please Consult the Library Website and Social Media for any changes to these programs resulting from COVID impact.

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