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Happy Hanukkah and Merry Christmas!

We will be open our regular hours during the holidays.  This includes Saturday, December 23rd (open 9 am – 1 pm), and Saturday, December 30th (open 9 am – 1 pm).  Our regular hours are posted on this page as well as on our library information page.

 


Please visit our ongoing book sale – Main Floor of the Library

We have tables with holiday books set-up on the main floor of the library near the front entrance.  There are many fabulous books available.

The Friends of the Westminster Library are responsible for all our book sales.  All funds from the book sale support the library.  Money raised allows the library to provide professional performers, summer reading materials and prizes, and so much more.

Information on becoming a Friends member can be found on our Friends page.


The library is currently unable to accept book donations.

We encourage you to contact other public libraries to determine whether they are able to take your donations at this time.  Thank you for supporting public libraries.

The Friends of the Westminster Library are recruiting new members to help organize book sales and other Friends’ events.  You can find information about joining the Friends by clicking here; membership forms are available at the library.

 


 Children’s Room News


 

Circle Fun Time with Jana – Friday, 10 AM, December 15th

 Please join Jana for a fun-filled program of play, songs, stories, and activities.  This program is for children aged 0-5.

For more information please contact the Children’s Room at 978-874-7416.

 


LEGO and Duplo Club – Friday, 3:30 PM: December 15th

Participants can drop-in for as long as they would like, and join in the fun at any time during the program.  Younger children must be accompanied at all times by a parent/caretaker to better assist the child as needed.

Please remember that children under the age  of 11 must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver while at the library. The program will take place in the Eloranta Room.

 


Teen and Tween News 


Potential New Programs: Are you or is someone you know interested in joining a monthly club?

The Teen and Tween Advisory Board is trying to determine if there are interested teens/tweens (ages 10 and older) who would want to participate in a club around a particular interest.

The suggested clubs are: a Drawing/Art Club; Yu-Gi-Oh Club; Pokemon Club; a General Collectible Card Club; a Dungeons and Dragons Club; and/or a Hand-Held Gaming Club.  Other suggestions are welcome.

Any teen/tween interested in attending a club or clubs, should contact Amy D. Kuilema, the Youth Services Librarian (978-874-7416) or come to the next Teen/Tween Advisory Board meeting on Tuesday, November 28th at 3 pm (lower level multipurpose room).

 


Teen and Tween Advisory Board Program – Tuesday, December 19th at 3 PM

Our next meeting will be held on Tuesday, December 19th at 3 PM. If you have Wii games you want to play, feel free to bring them. There will be time for Wii at the end of the meeting. Snacks will be available.

More details about the board are included on the Teen & Tween page.

Questions?  Call or email the YA Librarian, Amy (akuilema@cwmars.org or 978-874-7416).

Location: Multipurpose Room, Lower Level

 


Ongoing Events

 


Trivial Pursuit Club! – First Tuesday of each Month, 7 PM

The Trivial Pursuit Club meets on the first Tuesday of the month
at 7:00 pm. All game materials are provided, and this program is open to one and all.

 

 


 Museum Passes Available!

green bridge with massive sculpture of person seeming to hold it up
Fitchburg Museum of Art

We are very pleased to announce that we have four recent additions to the passes offered to Westminster residents.  The passes are for the Worcester Art Museum, the Fitchburg Art Museum, the Museum of Russian Icons, and for a wide range of Trustee’s properties with use of the new Trustees Go Pass.  For details please visit the Museum Passes page.

The purchase of these new passes was made possible by a generous grant from the Westminster Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.