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Winter Holiday Hours

  • 12/24 Christmas Eve: Open 9 AM - 1 PM
  • 12/25 Christmas Day: CLOSED
  • 12/31 New Year's Eve: Open 9 AM - 5 PM
  • 1/1 New Year's Day: CLOSED
  • 1/20 Martin Luther King Jr. Day: CLOSED

The library building might be closed, but our our digital library is always open! The WPL is happy to offer patrons eBooks, digital audiobooks, digital magazines, downloadable music, streaming video, and even digital comics- all for free, 24/7. So if you enjoy services like Netflix, Apple Music, or Audible, check out our FREE digital services by clicking here.

Craft room open

Craft Room open for Winter Break

The Craft Room is open for winter break 9:30 AM - 1/2 hour before close. For kids ages 2 and up! Come in and make a Snowman Ornament in the Craft Room during the winter break. We'll have the directions on the work tables, and the supplies on the supply table.  Follow the directions and make your own Snowman Ornament to take home!  Adapt the directions if you would like to add variety. 
You'll have to get one key ingredient at the Youth Services come say "Hi" before you start, and then show us how your beautiful creation turned out when you've finished! Adults MUST stay with kids who cannot read to help them follow the directions.  One ornament per visit.
January Book Groups

Is your New Year's resolution to read more? 

Join one of our book discussion groups! Our book groups have something for every adult reader! Copies of the books are available at the circulation desk. Even if you don't finish the book, please feel free to come (as long as you don't mind a spoiled ending). Our books groups are relaxed, inviting, and a great way to check off that New Year's resolution to read a bit more. 
Science Saturdays

Science Saturdays are back!

Join us one Saturday a month, January-May for science fun!

Each month, the Youth Services Department will offer a super science program. Most programs are kindergarten through grade 5, but some may be for a smaller grade range. Please check the details of the program.
Workshops will have limited space. Registration required--sign up starting the first of each month at the Youth Services Desk

ALiENS: EsCaPE from EaRTh...with SCIeNcETeLLErS!
For kids grades K - 5 (and family)
During a midnight meteor shower, something mysterious falls from the sky toward Earth * but it*s not a shooting star. Two curious kids venture into the forest to investigate and find themselves mixed up with a family of visitors from another planet! Pursued by a crazy space scientist, they must risk everything to rescue the aliens and get them back to their spaceship...before it's too late!

Don't miss this action-packed and educational alien adventure using science experiments for special effects. It's totally out of this world!
January 11, 10:30-11:30 AM:
Aliens Escape from Earth with ScienceTellers!   Grades K - 5
February 8, 10:30-11:30 AM:
Stop Motion and Lego Animation Workshop with Empow Studios  Grades 3 - 5
March 14, 10:30-11:30 AM:
Meet the Animals with Animal Adventures!  Grades K - 5
April 11, 10:30-11:30 AM:
May 9, 10:30-11:30:

Check out a our library calendar for details!

Book Match

Personalized book selection services

Join Book Match today!
Meet your new favorite book with Book Match personalized reading service
Let us find you your next favorite book! Just answer a few questions and we will regularly provide you with fresh reads.
Book Match is like a book subscription box, but FREE from your Weston public library.
Here's how it works:
Just answer a few simple questions about what you like to read and we will choose up to 3 books for you monthly or bi-weekly. You will be notified when your Book Match package is ready to be picked up.
The not-so-fine print:

  • You can unsubscribe from Book Match at any time. Just come in or call the Reference Department at 781-786-6165
  • Your Book Match package can be picked up at the Circulation Desk, under your name.
  • We want you to have the best possible reading experience! Please give us feedback on your selections through the paper form you will find in your Book Match package.
  • We respect your privacy! We will never access your Minuteman Library Network account without your permission. We will not record what items you check out with your library card, but we will keep track of titles suggested to you and information you provide on the feedback form to better inform your personalized picks.

Ready to get started? 
Just click here to fill out a short form so we can get to know your reading tastes a little better. Alternately, you can stop by the Reference Desk to fill out a paper form. 

Something for everyone

There is always something going on at the WPL. Click on an image for more info or check out our full event calendar.

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Keep up to date with AIC news

With the AIC up and running, there are a lot of exciting things happening at the Art and Innovation Center. Learn more by visiting the AIC website or by subscribing to the AIC Newsletter.

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We know how hard it can be to stay on top of everything that is going on in the library. The WPL wants to make it just a little bit easier with our newsletter, The Latest Word. Once a month, we'll send out a quick note about some of the great programs, materials, and services the library has to offer. To continue receiving library updates, please make sure you subscribe to the new library newsletter by selecting "Weston Public Library Newsletter" here.

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