WESTFIELD, NJ--Mayor Andy Skibitsky has announced that, on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, the Westfield Memorial Library will be open until midnight daily as a warming center. WiFi is up and running and charging stations are available for mobile devices. No books or media will be available for checkout during the extended hours, but books will available for reading while at the library.
Westfield Memorial Library Open Until Midnight as Warming Center
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