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Mystery Dinner Theater

Mystery Dinner Mar 10 - WebJoin us for a Mystery Dinner Theater presented by the Westfield Theater Group on Saturday, March 10 (doors at 6pm, dinner at 6:30pm) in the Lang Auditorium. Tickets are $30 and can be purchased here. Dinner will be catered by Emma's and will consist of bruschetta, salad, pasta primavera, meatballs, and pasta with meat sauce. Beer and wine will also be available. All proceeds will benefit the Rise to Knowledge Campaign.

Rise to Knowledge Gift Cards

In lieu of a gift of flowers or wine, give a host or hostess a donation to the Westfield Athenaeum’s Rise to Knowledge Campaign this holiday season. Stop by the circulation desk for more information!

Rise to Knowledge Campaign

Our renovation project, "Rise to Knowledge," is well under way. Here is the progress to date:

  • Boys' and Girls' Library, Fiction area and Reference Room have been completely gutted
  • Hazardous materials removed
  • New insulation applied for energy efficiency
  • New fire suppression sprinklers being installed
  • New ceiling and lights installed
  • Removal of exterior ramp completed
  • Construction of new ramp

Next Steps...

  • Completion of West entry to include up-to-date vertical platform lift
  • Creating community foyer area with 2 accessible restrooms
  • Building a private study room and dedicated staff area within reference room

Also included in this project are:

  • Technology improvements: Wi-Fi enhancements and new public computers
  • An expanded local history room

Once the above is completed, work will begin on the Boys' and Girls' Library.

We need your help! This is the first major renovation project at the Athenaeum in over 50 years. We have raised over $1.2 million through grants and community fundraising. Your donation will help us to reach our next campaign goal. Please contribute! Click the donate button above, or mail or drop off a check to:

Westfield Athenaeum Rise to Knowledge Campaign
6 Elm Street
Westfield, MA 01085


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