Whether you are a small business owner planning for retirement or just an avid reader looking for the next good book, the Webster Public Library staff is here to answer in-depth reference questions and provide expert guidance in the use of our print collection and online resources.
Readers' Advisory - Readers' Nook
Don't know what books to read next? Looking for suggestions? We are here to help. The Readers' Nook is located to the left of the mystery section. You can find reference materials with book suggestions as well as paper versions of booklists.
Book suggestions and booklists are available in the link below. Want help finding your next great read? Try our service that will give you five new titles to try. Want to search for titles yourself? Check out NoveList below.
NoveList is a fiction lover's dream come true! You can use NoveList to:
- Search by Author, Title, Series, or Subject
- Find Recommended Reads
- Find Book Discussion Guides
- Find Author Read-alikes
One Senior Place
One place to go for your recreational, educational, and informational needs. One Space dedicated to a collection of books, magazines, and other resources specifically designed for people over the age of fifty.
One Senior Place is made possible by a grant from the Webster Library Foundation, which is funded by donations from your community.
Small Business Resources
ReferenceUSA is a national criss-cross directory that combines residential and business addresses with US Census data, SEC filings, real estate information, and ReferenceUSA's internal research data. These unique features make ReferenceUSA a popular and powerful small business tool that can be used for direct marketing, market research, creating a business plan, and job hunting. Please see our reference staff for assistance using ReferenceUSA.
Our Small Business Collection contains resources to answer common questions related to starting or growing your small or home-based business. You can find legal and tax resources, commonly used forms, and a wealth of additional information.
College and Careers
The Careers and College section offers resources that are focused on:
- Undergraduate and graduate college directories, test preparation guides, paying for college, writing admission essays, college majors
- Occupations and career fields
- Resume, cover letter, interviewing, networking, Civil Service and general job search
Book Discussion Groups at WPL
There are two book discussion groups that meet reguarly at the Webster Public Library. All are welcome to come to any session; no registration necessary. The books for discussion are available at the Circulation Desk the month before the scheduled discussion.
The evening Book Discussion Group meets the First Wednesday of the month at 7 pm.
The Lunchtime Book Discussion meets the Third Thursday of the month at noon. Feel free to bring your lunch! This group chooses books which have been nominated for or won a book award.
Book Discussion Kits
What can make a good book better? Sharing it!
Check out a book discussion kit and you are on your way to a great book discussion!
Each kit contains 8 copies of a title and 8 book discussion guides with information about the book and the author, questions for discussion, and information for further reading.