Due to illness, the DRAW WITH RICK program on July 23 will be re-scheduled. Due to town budget reductions, library hours will be reduced as of Monday, July 1. New Hours: Monday - Thursday the Library will be open 10AM-8PM, Friday 1-5PM, and Saturday, 10AM-4PM.

Adult Programs

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Hawks & Hawk Watching

Thursday, July 18, 6:00—7:30 PM, Meeting Room

Hawks & Hawk Watching

Join us as we welcome back Dr. Steve Hale from Open World Explorers for another birding presentation! Earlier this year, he discussed the bizarre birds of the world. Now, he will discuss Hawks & Hawk Watching.

This presentation of the region’s vultures, hawks, eagles, and falcons that can be regularly observed on Fall migration. High quality images of each species in flight, as they might appear passing by or overhead at a favorite hawk watch location are provided. Technical tips on species shape, coloration, and behavior are provided to boost your own ability to ID these fabulous birds. Migration-timing data for some regional sites will be presented for different species so you can know when to expect certain species. An introduction to some regional hawk watch sites is given along with information on how to participate.



Party Band Concert

Thursday, August 8, 6:00—8:00 PM, Outside

The Party Band is an original brass band embodying homegrown, unadulterated, unplugged fun. Their mission is to bring people together, celebrate the gift of being alive, and make the world a better place through the joys of quality live music in a way that is accessible to everyone. Originating in Lowell, MA, The Party Band has traveled the country blasting brass for fun, festivals, community events, schools, weddings, protests, and nightclub shows since their inception in 2013. The band has recorded three albums of original brass music inspired by the sounds of New Orleans and folk music from across Planet Earth. The Party Band believes it is important to be a force for good in the world, and to celebrate every day like the party that it is.

This outdoor concert is a collaboration between the Young Adult and Adult Summer Reading Programs, generously funded by the Friends of the J.V. Fletcher Library.


Adult Nonfiction Book Club – Tuesday, August 6th at 6:30 p.m. – We’ll meet in the downstairs Meeting Room. We’ll discuss Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee: An Indian History of the American West by Dee Brown. Copies are available at Main Desk. Email Charles Schweppe at cschweppe@westfordma.gov for details!

Adult Book Club Thursday, August 15th at 6:30 p.m. Our meetings take place upstairs in the Mary Atwood Room. Join us to discuss The Maid by Nita Prose. Copies are available at Main Desk. The e-book and audiobook are both available to download from Libby.  Email Kristina Leedberg at kleedberg@westfordma.gov for details!

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