Fall Book Sale
Thursday, 10/23, 7 - 9 pm
Friday, 10/24 + Saturday, 10/25, 10 am - 3 pm
Join us for the Fall Book Sale hosted by the Friends of the Westmont Library. Friends members get in free on Thursday, while non-members pay $5. Admission is free to all on Friday and Saturday.
Introduction to Ukulele
Tuesday, October 28, 7 - 8 pm
Interested in learning to play the ukelele? Join Joh Kostal of Uncle Jon's Music as he discusses a brief history of the instrument, different types of ukeleles, and how you can get started right away. Audience members will have a chance to test different ukeleles and ask Jon questions. Register online or call 630 969 5625 to sign up.
Discover Your Past: Cemeteries
Wednesday, October 29, 7 - 8:30 pm
Genealogist Jeff Bockman will discuss how cemetery records can reveal what really lies below the ground. View photographs of unique tombstones and monuments along with samples of cemetery and funeral home records and obituaries. Register online or call 630 969 5625 to sign up.
WPL Puzzle Room
Saturday, October 25, 1 - 4 pm
Enjoy crossword puzzles and brain teasers? Are you a fan of the Room Escape genre? You’ll love the challenge of our puzzle room! Solve all the puzzles within 20 minutes to win. Up to 4 people can participate, so bring your friends. Spots are limited, so book yours in advance. Register online or call 630 969 5625 to sign up.
Science Session: It's Magnetic
Saturday, November 1, 2 - 3 pm
Experiment with magnets and answer the following questions. What types of substances are magnetic? Which breakfast cereal really contains iron? Also learn how to make a magnet float and construct a compass. Register online or call 630 969 5625 to sign up.
Preparing for College: Take an ACT Practice Test
Saturday, December 6, 9:30 am – 1 pm
Many colleges use ACT test results to make decisions about college admission, course placement, and scholarship awards. The ACT tests what you’ve learned in high school core courses. Prepare for the upcoming February 2015 ACT test by practicing to take the test! It will be offered in a simulated setting to give you the advantage of knowing what it feels like to take the actual test. The workshop is free, but registration is required.
Stuff a Truck!
October 1 - 25
Bring unexpired, non-perishable food to donate in exchange for an entry into our weekly raffle. Winners can choose to have all Westmont fines waived or to receive a $10 gift certificate to The Sweet & Savory Spot.
Language Storytime: Mondays, 9/15 - 11/17, 10:15 am
Pre-readers: Tuesdays, 9/16 - 11/18, 10:15 am
Babies and Toddlers: Wednesdays, 9/17 - 11/19, 10:15 am
Music and Movement: Thursdays, 9/18 - 11/20, 10:15 am
Kids and caretakers are invited to join us for storytime this fall. On Mondays, we will read stories and interact in Spanish, Mandarin, or French, depending on the week. Preschoolers will learn about the shapes and sounds of letters. Babies and toddlers will enjoy songs, stories, and fingerplays. Kids from 0 - 6 will get moving and grooving with interactive songs. No registration is necessary!
Check out an iPad or drawing tablet!
iPads are now available to check out with a current Westmont library card. Borrow an ebook, read emagazines, browse the web, and more.
And don't miss our new Wacom drawing tablets. Drawing, designing, and photo editing is fun and intuitive with this easy-to-use tool. Call us at 630-969-5625 for more info.