RETURNS: Patrons wearing masks may return library materials in the rear drive-through Book Drop. For CURBSIDE PICKUP Mon - Sat see SERVICES. For BOOK THE BROWSE TENT and BUILD A BAG see SERVICES. For VIRTUAL offerings for all ages see KIDS and EVENTS. For safe downloadable formats see ECOLLECTIONS.

Adult Programs

Virtual Beans, Bestsellers, and Books! : Coffee with Your Favorite Librarians! Beginning in February, join us on the second and fourth Friday of the month at 2:00 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! Register on the Adult Programs page or sign up on the Events Calendar.  A Zoom invite will be sent to all registrants.  Grab a cup of coffee or tea and join us on Zoom! Register through our Events Calendar.

Virtual English Conversation Circle: every Tuesday at 3:30 p.m. (note new time). Conversation Circles are back, this time on Zoom! Practice your English conversation skills and meet new friends in a relaxed and friendly environment! This program meets every Tuesday afternoon from 3:30 p.m.. to 4:30 p.m., and is led by Carol Morse. Registration is required. After you register, you’ll receive the Zoom link via email. Each Zoom link is unique, so you must register for each session you wish to attend. If you don’t receive the emails, please check your spam folders.

Monday 1/25 at 2:30 p.m. – Virtual Monday Mystery Book Club. Email Sarah at sregan@westfordma.gov for details. We’ll be discussing Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie. Print copies are available at Main Desk, and can be picked up through our curbside service! You can also download the ebook and digital audiobook from Hoopla and Overdrive.

Tuesday 2/2 at 7:00 p.m. – Virtual Adult Nonfiction Book Club. Email Charles Schweppe at cschweppe@westfordma.gov for Zoom details! We’ll discuss Educated by Tara Westover. You can pick up print copies through our curbside pickup service. Please specify the book title and club name when you call. The ebook and digital audiobook are also available on Overdrive.

Friday 2/5 at 7:00 p.m. – Virtual Author Talk: Robin Cook in Conversation with Hank Phillippi Ryan. Dr. Robin Cook is the author of 37 worldwide bestsellers, most of which explore various medical, ethical, and public policy issues. Join him as he talks with bestselling author Hank Phillippi Ryan! This program is hosted by Flint Memorial Library in collaboration with MA public libraries; space may be limited. Register directly on Crowdcast at https://www.crowdcast.io/e/346zfhr4/register. You’ll receive an email confirming your registration. If you don’t receive it, check your spam folder. You’ll also receive a reminder email with a link to join ten minutes before the event goes live. Questions? Email Sarah Regan at sregan@westforma.gov.

Thursday 2/11 at 7:00 p.m. – Virtual: Robert Reich: The System. Millions of Americans have lost confidence in our political and economic system. With the characteristic clarity and passion that has made him a central civil voice, Robert B. Reich shows how wealth and power have interacted to install an elite oligarchy, eviscerate the middle class and undermine democracy. Join us for an engaging conversation with Mr. Reich on his latest book, The System: Who Rigged It, How We Fix It. Christopher Lydon, host of the original podcast, Open Source, heard in Boston on WBUR, will moderate.

Register through Google Docs at https://tinyurl.com/The-System-Robert-Reich. All email addresses are accepted, you are not required to use Gmail. Login information will be sent the day of the event. If you’d like to borrow The System from the library, you can reserve it here. If you have any questions, email Sarah Regan at sregan@westfordma.gov. This program is hosted by and presented in partnership with the Newton Free Library and is made available to Westford residents; space may be limited.

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Thursday 2/11 at 7:30 p.m. – Virtual Adult Book Club. We will discuss Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng. Copies are available for Curbside Pickup. Please request the book by title when you come to pick it up and tell the staff it is for the Library Adult Book Club. There are also ebook and digital audiobook editions on Overdrive.

Monday 2/22 at 2:30 p.m. – Virtual Monday Mystery Book Club. Email Sarah at sregan@westfordma.gov for details. We’ll be discussing Magpie Murders by Anthony Horowitz. Print copies are available at Main Desk, and can be picked up through our curbside service! You can also download the ebook and digital audiobook from Hoopla and Overdrive.

For more Events, check out our Event Calendar!

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