Home Cultural Programs at the J.V. Fletcher Library in Westford

Programs at the J.V. Fletcher Library in Westford

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Content submitted by India Nolen. Email [email protected].

SUNDAY HOURS:  Resume on Sunday, Jan. 8 thru Sunday, April 30. On Sundays the library is open from 2 to 5 p.m.

 Story Time and Book Club Registration: Monday, Jan. 9 at 6:30 p.m.  For the first time we are having an ONLINE Registration so that families can sign-up from the ease of their homes, businesses or even on their cell phones from anywhere.  Further, this option “evens out the playing field” so that a parent who is home with a baby, or just getting in from work, etc. doesn’t feel stressed about missing out on Storytime or Book Club spots just because they can’t make it in to the Library. Folks are still welcome to come to the Library at 6:30 p.m. to register; we will show you how to register online or do it for you. Registering via the telephone will begin on Tuesday, Jan. 10 at 10 a.m.  Please feel free to call the Children’s Department anytime (978-399-2302) to find out how to register for programs online.

 Children’s Book clubs are for grades Kindergarten through grade 5 and meet once a month from 4 to 4:45 p.m. The Mini Masters Art Book Club is for children in grades three and up and meets one Wednesday afternoon a month from 4 to 4:45 p.m. The Evening Adult/Child book clubs meet one evening a month: Four Eyes for children in grades three and four meet one Tuesday evening a month from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Book Buzz for children in grades five and six meet one Thursday a month 7 to 8 p.m.

 Knitting Group: NEW TIME: Monday, Jan. 9 (in addition to the regularly scheduled meeting on Monday, Jan. 23.) As requested our informal knitting group now meets the second AND the fourth Mondays of every month from 3 to 5 p.m. This is a drop-in program that is open to all ages.  Bring your latest knitting project and share advice and socialize with other knitters!  If you have any questions, please call Kristina Leedberg at 978-399-2309.

The Cookbook Book Club meets on Tuesday, January 17 at 7 p.m. The Cookbook Book Club is dedicated to exploring cookbooks and sampling new recipes.  Copies of this month’s choice, The Healthy Slow Cooker Revolution are available for check out at the Main Desk.  If you would like to bring a dish from the cookbook (not required to participate), please contact Sarah Regan in the Information Services Department at 978-399-2309.  The Cookbook Book Club is funded by the Friends of the Library and meets monthly on the third Tuesday of each month.  No registration required.

 Adult Coloring Party: Thursday, Jan. 19 at 7 p.m. The adult coloring parties are now held once a month. Explore the latest trend in relaxation – adult coloring books!  Specially designed adult coloring pages and colored pencils will be provided.  Light refreshments will be served at this Friends funded event.  Drop in.

Teens and Tween Make & Take Monday: Monday, January 23 & 30 at 3:30 p.m. Imagine, create, and participate!  Each Monday teens will participate in a variety of hands-on activities that will include making fun, seasonal crafts, exploring STEAM activities, and/or creating one-of-a-kind masterpieces.  All materials will be provided at the program in the Library’s Meeting Room.  This is a free, drop-in event. Registration not required.

 English Conversation Circle Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. Practice your English conversation skills and meet new friends in a relaxed and friendly environment. This program meets every Tuesday morning from 10:30-11:30 a.m. in the Mary Atwood Hall.  The group is led by Carol Morse.  Registration is not required for this program. If you have any questions, please call Kristina Leedberg at 978-399-2309.