Read, Learn, Discover.

Welcome to the Webster Public Library!

We enhance our community’s intellectual and creative pursuits by providing expertise in combination with an eclectic collection. We are committed to providing the highest quality of service at the greatest value in a comfortable and inclusive environment.

Support

Donations to the Webster Public Library Foundation help support large-scale projects that improve our community’s experience using the library and ensure the library’s ability to meet our community’s changing needs. The Foundation has supported the loaning of WiFi units, starting the Wonderbook collection, and hoopla.

2023 AARP Tax Aide Program

Webster Public Library is hosting the AARP Tax Aide Program.  Please call AARP directly (starting January 3) at 585-678-5260 to make an appointment or with any questions.  Appointments will be starting in February.

Book Discussion: Midnight Library

Join us for our evening book discussion, Midnight Library, on February 1 from 6:30-8pm.  Books for the book discussion are available at the check out desk.  No registration is required

Zoom Program: Healthy Eating on a Budget

Learn how to make good choices and plan for your trip to the grocery store, on Thursday February 9 at 6:30pm, so that you can get organized, save money, and choose healthy options. Link to the zoom will be sent out the day before the program.  Register for Healthy Eating.

Scrapbooking Fun

Whether you are new to scrapbooking, or an old hand, join Mary Ann for an afternoon of scrapbooking fun. We will have papers and tools and as much instruction and inspiration as you want. Register for scrapbooking on Friday, February 10 at 1:30pm.

Tuesday Travelogue – From Northern Croatia with Love

Enjoy this unique travelogue to Northern Croatia. Visit the capital city of Zagreb. Learn about Zagreb’s churches, museums, history, and traditions. Adventure to Croatia’s Istrian Peninsula to the Roman ruins in Pula, and to the coastal town of Rovinij. Presented by Christy Simons. Register for Croatia on February 14 at 2pm.

ZOOM program: Picturing Loss: Art and Bereavement

Joyce Raimondo leads an informal presentation about how she and famous artists express grief through painting. Link to the zoom will be sent out the day before the program. Register for Picturing Loss on Tuesday, February 15 at 3pm.

 

Libby Tips and Tricks

Need help in understanding how to use eBooks and audiobooks with Libby? Join Jenny Paxson’s presentation on different things that Libby has to offer. Register for Libby on Thursday, February 16 at 3pm. 

Book Discussion: The Friend

Join us for our lunchtime book discussion, The Friend, on February 16 from 12-1pm.  Books for the book discussion are available at the check out desk.  No registration is required

Sewing 101

This class will cover the very basics of using your sewing machine – threading it, seam allowances, straight and zig-zag stitching, bobbin winding and whatever other questions you might have. Please bring your machine and if at all possible, the handbook that came with your machine. Bring a spool of thread if you have one; we will provide some fabric.  Register for Sewing 101 on Saturday, February 18 at 10am.

African Drumming and Dancing Event

Building Families First brings an energetic African performance. Mayukwa Kashiwa brings you an interactive African village drumming experience, sharing the beauty of African culture. Suited for all abilities and ages, the goal is to enjoy music and movement together. Get up out of your seat and dance, drum, jump, and laugh. This program is very interactive! Register for African Drumming on Monday, February 20 at 6:30pm.

Tuesday Movie Matinee

Join us for It Happened One Night on Tuesday, February 28
No registration is required.

Walk In Tech Tutor

Have tech questions? Our Tech Tutor Jenny will be available to help you find answers! Drop in Tech Tutor hours will run from 1:00-2:00 pm every Tuesday and Thursday! No registration is required.

Special Needs Parent Resource Fair

Looking for resources for your loved one with special needs? Are you a parent or caregiver looking for more information to help your family member? We want to help families to find resources and make connections at our Special Needs Parent Resource Fair. For more information see our website page.

Registration for Resource Fair on Saturday, April 15 at 2pm. 

If you are an organization that would like to participate email jennifer.paxson@libraryweb.org.

Volunteer Fair

Are you looking for ways to give back to your community? Do you want to help make the world a better place? Then become a volunteer! We are hosting local organizations looking for volunteers at our Volunteer Fair. Register for Volunteer Fair on Thursday, May 11 at 4pm.

If you are an organization that would like to participate email jennifer.paxson@libraryweb.org.

hoopla @WPL!

Use hoopla to access music, movies, TV series, graphic novels/comics, ebooks, and audio books. for more information check out the hoopla page.

Drive-Up, Pick-Up Service is Available!

Our Drive-Up, Pick-Up service is available Monday – Thursday, 9 am – 7:30 pm and Friday – Saturday 10 am – 4:30 pm! Email your book, movie, audiobook, music, video game requests to webster.reference@libraryweb.org. Be sure to include your name and library card number with the request. We’ll email you back with instructions on how to pick it up when it’s ready!

New Books on Adult Kindle Fire

Check out Lessons in Chemistry by Bonnie Garmus, A World of  Curiosities by Louise Penny and many more. For more new books and information about the Kindle Fires go to the Kindle page.