Announcements

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Westfield Washington to Break Ground on New Library & Trustee Office. New Collaborative Community Space is More Than a Decade in the Making.

(WESTFIELD, NOVEMBER 3, 2022) – The Westfield Washington Public Library and Westfield Washington Township Trustee will break ground on their new 55,000 square foot building on Thursday, November 17th at 4:00 p.m. on the southwest corner of Park and Poplar Streets. “This new building will be a centerpiece in the heart of Westfield’s expanding downtown”…

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Christmas Tree Raffle Returns to WWPL!

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! The Westfield Library Foundation’s popular Christmas Tree Raffle has returned to the Westfield Washington Public Library! The 4th Annual Christmas Tree Raffle features three professionally decorated Christmas trees which are currently on display in our lobby during the month of November. The trees will be raffled off…

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Library Crawl Showcases Numerous Public Libraries

If you love public libraries and are feeling adventurous, you may want to participate in the 2022 Library Crawl! The Library Crawl is a “free range” experience where people are encouraged to visit participating public libraries during the month of September and learn more about their services. Each participant will receive a Library Crawl Passport…

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WWPL Creates Immersive Ocean Experience

When the 2022 Summer Reading Program theme “Oceans of Possibilities” was announced, the staff at the Westfield Washington Public Library decided to take this opportunity to create a truly immersive “underwater experience” within the library itself. Librarians transformed what was once a leveled story time and movie viewing room into the “Library Lagoon,” a sensory-friendly…

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Summer Reading Prize Winners Announced!

We announced the Summer Reading Prize Winners today! If you weren’t able to attend in person, you can watch the Facebook Live here – https://fb.watch/eDQ1Am4nP3/ We’ll be contacting everyone this week. Below is a list of all winners. Westfield Family Karate 2 month beginner pass Elizabeth Moore KI Cares (King’s Island) 4 Single-day pass Nora…

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Carmel, Westfield expand, build new libraries…

Two Hamilton County cities are in the midst of projects that will significantly expand the services and reach of their public libraries. The Carmel Clay Public Library plans to reopen its main branch late this year following a two-year, $40 million renovation and expansion, while the Westfield Washington Public Library will break ground this summer on…

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WWPL Goes Fine Free!

The Westfield Washington Public Library has an exciting announcement to share with our patrons. Effective immediately, the library has eliminated overdue fines on all of our materials! Yes, we are now FINE FREE! We have also removed all outstanding overdue fines on all WWPL materials from our patrons’ records. Why this change? It’s all about…

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Westfield Washington Public Library and Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The Westfield Washington Public Library is aware of the recent diagnosis of COVID-19 in central Indiana. If you are exhibiting any COVID-19 symptoms, please do your part to stop the spread of germs and disease. Wash hands frequently with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. Avoid touching eyes, nose, and mouth. Routinely wipe…

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2019-2021 Strategic Plan

The WWPL Board adopted the library’s new Strategic Plan and would like to thank the community members who took the time to complete the survey, giving us invaluable input used in developing this strategic plan. The 4 main goals we would like to achieve in the next 3 to 5 years are: An improved and…

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21st Century Scholars – Scholarship Opportunities for Teens

The 21st Century Scholars program was established in 1990 to increase students’ aspirations for and access to higher education. The Scholars program provides income-eligible students the opportunity to earn a scholarship that covers up to four years of tuition and regularly assessed fees. The 21st Century Scholars program supports students and their families by providing…

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