Check out the Children and Teen pages for up coming programs geared towards children and/or families.

Free Family Nature Education Programs

    Potapaug Audubon Society and the Friends of the Westbrook Public Library are sponsoring a series of free family nature programs once again this year. Everyone is welcome and no pre-registration is necessary. The programs are generally one Saturday a month and begin at 1 p.m. The programs are usually held in the Westbrook Public Library community room on the lower level of the library.

Programs coming up include:

Saturday, March 25    Bird Language Workshop

Brian Hylan from Bushy Hill Nature Center will present an interactive hands-on workshop on birdcalls and bird behavior to help participants identify the birds around them.

Westbrook Readers Book Discussion Group

The Westbrook Readers’ meetings are open to all. They are informative and fun. The group meets in the library downstairs in the small conference room. The Readers’ meetings are scheduled for the fourth Tuesday of the month and start at 10:00 am. The following books will be coming up:

No meeting in December

January 24  – A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman

February 28  -H is for Hawk by Helen Macdonald

March 28       -Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee

April 25         -They may not mean to but they do by Catherine Schine

Call the Library at 860 399-6422(Tuesday-Saturday) for more information.


The Library is accepting donations of canned and non-perishable food items for overdue fines. Items donated will be taken to the Food Pantry at St. Mark’s Church in Westbrook.