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

SCORE Workshops coming to the Library

How to Start and Run a Successful Non-Profit Organization

A free workshop on Thursday evening, January 9 from 5:30 to 7:00 pm presented by Bob Potter. Topics will include:

What is a non-profit; Managing Board, Executive Director, and Staff; Fine-tuning strategic and business Plans; Managing successful fundraising; Developing and managing an effective volunteer support team; Securing sponsors for key events; Event planning; Developing marketing partners in the community; and more!

Program contact is Anne Driscoll (

Contact the local chapter of SCORE at 860 388-9508 or at While pre-registration is suggested , walk-ins are welcome.

More information about SCORE can be found at

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:

December-  No Meeting- Happy Holidays!!

January 28………..The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd

February 25……..Women of the Raj: The Mothers, Wives, and Daughters of                                   the British Empire by Margaret MacMillan

March 24…………The Day the World Came to Town: 9/11 in Gander,                                                Newfoundland by Jim DeFede

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

Free Genealogy Help on 4th Tuesdays

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.


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