What’s Happening at the J.V. Fletcher Library

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Holiday Hours: The library will be closed on Saturday, Dec. 23 through Monday, Dec. 25.  We will reopen at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 26.  The library will be closed on Monday, Jan. 1.  We will reopen on Tuesday, Jan. 2 at 10 a.m.

Glittery Gingerbread Man Drop-in Craft: Thursday, Dec. 7 from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Early release day for Westford Public Schools. Students can stop by the Meeting Room to make a glittery gingerbread man – this is a quick craft for on the way upstairs. The craft is for kids ages 5 and up – there will be coloring sheets for the younger set. This free, drop in program is funded by the Friends of the J.V. Fletcher Library.

Annual holiday fun for everyone with Steve Blunt, Thursday, Dec. 14 at 10:30 a.m. Participants can celebrate the season with musician Steve Blunt by ringing jingle bells, dancing, and singing along. Tickets ($2) for children and adults are available in person. This program is for all ages.

A Celtic Holiday Celebration: Holiday Harp Music: Thursday, Dec. 21 at 7 p.m. Residents can join singer, harper, storyteller, and poet Kate Chadbourne for a warm and festive program of songs and stories drawn from Irish and Celtic tradition. They can sing and laugh, to feel the wonder of winter, and to encounter a rather mysterious special guest. Free. All ages are welcome. No registration required.

Teen & Tween Holiday Food and Craft Program: Wednesday, Dec. 27 at 11:30 a.m.  Celebrate the season with a hands-on cookery and crafts program where teens can learn how to make a variety of scrumptious treats and crafts for family and friends.  For teens and tweens in grades 5 to 12. Registration is required and can be completed online, in person, or by phone.