Check out the Children and Teen pages for up coming programs geared towards children and/or families.
Free Medicinal Tea Workshop at Westbrook Public Library
The Friends of Westbrook Public Library are sponsoring a free workshop about medicinal teas on Saturday, January 12 at 1 p.m. in the library community room. Kristy Benson, the owner of Bittersweet Farms in Old Saybrook, will talk about medicinal teas and the herbs used to make them. She will talk about how to grow and process them as well. There will be an opportunity to taste some of the teas featured. Pre-registration is requested to help us plan ahead but walk-ins will be welcome. Call the library at 860 399-6422 or e-mail email@example.com to sign up.
SCORE Workshops coming to the Library this January
SCORE, the Service Corps of Retired Executives, has scheduled a series of free workshops for small business people and entrepreneurs at the Westbrook Public Library beginning in January.
Tuesday, January 8 at 5:30 p.m. Branding
Tuesday, January 29 at 5:30 p.m. Search Engine Optimization & Marketing
Thursday, February 14 at 10 a.m. Introduction to Quick Books
Thursday, February 21 at 5:30 p.m. Advanced Social Media and Facebook
Tuesday, March 5 at 5:30 p.m. Intermediate Quick Books
Tuesday, March 26 at 5:30 p.m. ABCs of the Business Plan
You can contact the local chapter of SCORE at 860 388-9508 or at firstname.lastname@example.org. While pre-registration is suggested , walk-ins are welcome.
SCORE is also planning a series of free mentoring appointments at the library on the following Tuesdays from 10 to 2: January 15, January 29, February 5, February 19, March 5, March 19, April 2, April 16, May 7, May 21, June 4, and June 18.
More information about SCORE can be found at score.org
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 22 – Code Girls: The Untold Story of the American Women Code Breakers of WWII by Liza Mundy
February 26 – The Fever Tree by Jennifer McVeigh
March 26 – A Piece of the World by Christina Baker Kline
Call the Library at 860 399-6422(Tuesday-Saturday) for more information.
Free Genealogy Help on 4th Tuesdays
Please note- No session in December
Marcy Fuller, Professional Genealogist, with a certification in Genealogical Research from Boston University, offers free help and advice on genealogy questions on the fourth Tuesday of the month from 6 to 8 p.m. No appointment is necessary.
FOOD FOR FINES!
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.