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


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In-House Browsing Appointments Resume! : Appointments are for 45 minutes and are available on the hour Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. and Wednesday evening at 7 and 8 p.m.  Each reservation is for one person, with a limit of 10 per hour and disinfection occurring prior to the next appointment.  Select areas of the middle floor of the Library are open, with displays throughout for browsing – please “JUDGE A BOOK BY ITS COVER!” as items handled but not checked out must be placed in quarantine. At this time, patrons under the age of 18 will be referred to the Browsing Tent for an outside appointment. Make an appointment via our Events Calendar (select a date and sign up under “Main Floor browsing”) or call the Information Desk at 978-399-2304.

Virtual Westford Job Seekers Meeting: Wednesday, March 31 at 3 p.m.: Join us for “Focus and Energize Your Job Search” with Tom McDonough. To attend a WJS Meeting, please email Dina Kanabar at [email protected].  Attendees will receive a link to access the Zoom Meeting via email. Weekly topics may be found on our job seekers web page.

Virtual Cooking with Julie for Teens and Tweens – Ham and Cheese Omlette: Thursday, April 1 at 3:30 p.m. Explore new recipes in these FREE virtual events for participants entering Grades 5 to 12. We will provide you with a full recipe (ingredients and instructions) to review and have ready before each program starts. You will be using your home oven and stove. Register here and view the complete schedule and recipes. Every Thursday at 4 p.m. – February through April.

Virtual Beans, Books, & Bestsellers – Coffee with Your Favorite Librarians!: Friday, March 26 at 2 p.m. Drink in the aroma, the anticipation of new and old reads perfect for winter nights, and spend time with your favorite librarians talking upcoming books, series releases, new genres and movies! A Zoom invite will be sent to all registrants. Grab a cup of coffee or tea and join us on Zoom! Register here.

Virtual Cartooning Class: Friday, March 26 at 3:30 p.m. Offered every week in March (with a different theme) for kids in grades 5 and up. This week, award winning cartoonist and humorous illustrator Rick Stromoski will teach you how to draw monsters. Register for this program through the Library Events Calendar. This program is made possible by COVID funding secured by Senator Edward J. Kennedy, First Middlesex District.

c Register for this program through the Library Events Calendar. This program is made possible by COVID funding secured by Senator Edward J. Kennedy, First Middlesex District.

Virtual Pajama Time: Monday, March 29 at 6:30 p.m. : Pajama Time is held once a month on a Monday evening for children ages 3 to 7. Children can watch in real time – register for each night separately up to 6 p.m., you will be emailed a meeting link to log into. Get into those pajamas and grab a favorite stuffed animal or blanket. Register here.

Virtual Mother Goose: Every Thursday at 10:30 a.m. For kids of all ages! Zoom in and join us for rhymes, songs, and signs. Register for this program each week through our Library Events Calendar.

Zoo New England: With 2 zoos to choose from you are bound to make special family memories. Our Friends funded pass admits up to 6 people based on availability. Check out our website or call the Library for reservations.

Quick Links to Our Most Popular Services!

Book Bundles for Kids, Teens, and Adults

Book the Browsing Tent

Book an In-House Browsing Appointment

Curbside Pickup Service

Device Advice

Programs – Adults

Programs – Kids

Programs – Young Adults

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 [email protected]. Visit us at http://www.westfordlibrary.org.