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What’s Happening at the Library?

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

Not Obsolete! Library usage hit a high in FY19 with over 474,000 materials circulating to Westford residents. As of March 2022, we have roared back to pre-pandemic levels, circulating 17.4 items per capita. If you have not taken out your 17.4 items…someone else had done it for you!

Virtual A Look Back in Time: The James Webb Space Telescope: Fri., Mar. 18 at 11:00 a.m. JWST is hunting for the origins of everything from the Big Bang onward to today. Learn about this game-changing telescope with David S. Ball, a volunteer educator with NASA. Hosted by the Tewksbury Public Library and made available to Westford residents. Please register for this program through our Library Events Calendar. Questions? Email sregan@westfordma.gov.

Teen and Tween Make and Take Crafternoon: Mon., March 21 at 3:30 p.m.: Join Jess for a fun-filled Crafternoon!  We will meet in person in the library Meeting Room to make decorative orbs out of twine! Please e-mail jdyment@westfordma.gov if you have any food allergies or dietary restrictions and register through our Library Events Calendar.

Virtual Boston HerStory: Remarkable Women with Boston Women’s Heritage Trail: Tue., Mar. 22 at 2:00 p.m. In celebration of International Women’s Month, Jennifer Gregg, President of the Boston Women’s Heritage Trail, will present “Boston HerStory: Remarkable Women” via Zoom. Examine some of the remarkable women who lived and worked in Boston. Explore their lives and achievements and how they’ve influenced the history of Boston and beyond. Hosted and sponsored by Tewksbury Public Library and made available to Westford residents. Please register through our Library Events Calendar. Questions? Email sregan@westfordma.gov.

Virtual Classic Restaurants of Boston: Thu., Mar. 24 at 7:00 p.m. Local author Zachary Lamothe will discuss his new book, Classic Restaurants of Boston. In addition to Boston proper, the surrounding areas have their own specialties, including fried clams, the world’s best roast beef sandwich and bar pizza. From famous spots like Cheers to new classics like Anna’s Taqueria and the Summer Shack, join Zachary as he explores the best food in Beantown. Hosted and sponsored by Tewksbury Public Library and made available to Westford residents. Please register through our Library Events Calendar. Questions? Email Sarah Regan at sregan@westfordma.gov.

Virtual Financial Literacy Workshops for Young Adults: Wed. Apr. 6 and Apr. 20, all at 7:00 p.m. Four-part series from the Babson Literacy Financial Project for young adults (17 to 30-year-olds). Hosted & sponsored by the Tewksbury Public Library & made available to Westford residents. Visit our Adult Programs page to learn more about this series.

In-Person Story Times: Please note that story times have returned to “in-person”.  Since space is limited to 20 children, please plan to arrive before the program begins and go to the Children’s Desk (upstairs) and ask for name tags for each child. Once you have your name tags, go down to the Meeting Room and wait at the door.

The doors to the Meeting Room close when the program is full and will remain closed. Latecomers are welcome to visit the children’s room upstairs.

Mini Mother Goose, Mondays at 10:30 a.m. is a weekly story time babies and their caregivers.

Book Bunch, Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m.is an early literacy story time for preschoolers aged 2 to 4 years old.

Book Worms, Tuesdays at 1:15 p.m. is an early literacy story time for older preschoolers ages 4 and 5.

Tales and Tunes, Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. is a weekly, musical story time for children ages 1 1/2 to 3.

Mother Goose, Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. is a weekly, story time for babies and preschoolers with their parents.

If you have questions or need assistance, please call us at 978-399-2300 or send us an email at westfordlibrary@westfordma.gov.

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