News & Events

Board Meetings

Generally fourth Tuesday of every other month.

December 1st 2022
January 24th 2023
March 28th 2023
May 23th 2023
July 25th 2023
September 26th 2023

Westwood Library is one of the libraries that has opened up for folks to come in person to pick up books that they have reserved online. Please click HERE to access Library to Go information.
Here is a recap of what you need to do to use our pickup service:
  • Place new holds from our online catalog.
  • If you had previous holds from before our closure, you should have already been contacted via email to cancel or confirm your interest in picking up those item
  • When you are notified that your holds are available, call to schedule a pickup appointment. Library staff will advise you on what to expect when picking up your materials.
  • Please bring a face covering with you. You must use one while picking up your holds.
  • Enjoy your items! Loans can be returned at any book drop off at our pickup locations.
March 4, 2013

Shoppers share literary lists at Westwood library used book sale

Source: Daily Bruin By Davey Kim Posted: March 4, 2013 11:51 pm Long Story Short host Davey Kim went to the Friends of Westwood Library this […]
June 2, 2012

Students give back to Westwood during fifth annual WOMP

Source: Daily Bruin By Fiona Kirby Posted: June 2, 2014 1:23 am Standing on a ladder stationed close to the curb, Gunhee Han carefully painted one […]
April 29, 2012

Alumnus aims to bring attention to architecture through film

Source: Daily Bruin By Savannah Tate Posted: April 29, 2014 8:51 am The original version of this article contained multiple errors and has been changed. See the […]
June 28, 2011

Westwood Branch Library to Open on Mondays Again

Source: By Yvonne Condes June 28, 201 After a year of being closed Mondays, the Westwood Branch Library will resume Monday hours starting July 18. The other […]
April 4, 2011

Best-Selling Author Charms Westwood Audience

Source: By Yvonne Condes April 4, 2011 Robert Goolrick came to Westwood to speak about his latest book, the No. 1 New York Times best-seller A […]
March 23, 2011

Robert Goolrick ‘Reliable Wife’ Book Talk and Dessert Reception

Source: By Will Yelles (Patch Staff) March 23, 2011 The Friends of Westwood Library are delighted to invite you to join us at a very […]
February 28, 2011

Vote yes on Measure L and more funds for city’s libraries

Source: Daily Bruin By Editorial Board Posted: February 28, 2011 1:30 am Life in the UCLA bubble can make it hard for students to understand the […]
July 11, 2008

LA Observed Script Project gets a reading

Source: LA Observed By Kevin Roderick | July 11, 2008 4:32 PM Tomorrow at noon on KPCC (89.3 FM), John Rabe and his Off-Ramp Players will […]
November 27, 2005

L.A. Renews Its Libraries as Modern Civic Centers

Source: Los Angeles Times November 27, 2005 | Noam N. Levey | Times Staff Writer On a dusty, hot summer afternoon in South Los Angeles, 13-year-old […]