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.


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.

Friends of the Webster Public Library Vintage and Collectible Book Sale

Saturday, June 3 from 10am to 1pm

About 100 books starting at $10.


Proceeds support Webster Library programs

Period Product Drive

Did you know that many under served women and girls regularly miss work and school during their menstrual cycle, because they can’t afford tampons and pads?

During the month of June, the Webster Library will be collecting menstrual products (pads, tampons, menstrual cups etc…) Donations will be assembled into feminine hygiene product kits. The kits and any other products collected will be donated to Hope House in Webster.
Thank you for your donations!

Party Supplies!

For the month of June we are collecting party supplies!  Drop off your new or gently used party supplies at our swap table and collect new ones for yourself.  For that graduation party, birthday party, retirement party or anything!

Donate Here 4 Crutches 4 Africa

During the month of June we will be helping out Crutches for Africa by hosting a community collection.  We will be accepting mobility devices (crutches, canes, walkers and wheelchairs).  There is a red oil drum near the donation station for items.  Thank you for your help!

Jenny Paxson – RRLC 2023 Library All Star

Webster Public Library is proud to announce, Jenny Paxson Reader’s Discovery Librarian, is one of the RRLC 2023 Library All Stars.  Jenny was awarded because: “Jenny gives her all 24/7 to make sure patrons are given the help they need. She provides tech tutor services scheduled and unscheduled! She keeps a smile on her face whether helping folks find and use Libby or figure out how to use one of our hot spots or any of the million other tech questions asked by patrons (and staff). She recently organized a Special Needs Parent Resource Fair that drew over 50 agencies and families from all over the area filling a much-needed service for our patrons.”  To see a full list of the winners see the RRLC website.

Tuesday Movie Matinee:  The Whale

Join us for a movie on the big screen in our Community Room! Tuesday, June 6th at 1pm’s film is The Whale(2023), running time 117 minutes. Charlie is a solitary 800 pound English teacher who lives in seclusion and is suffering from congestive heart failure. He is aware that his time is running out. In spite of the insistence of his caretaker that he check into a hospital, he decides to spend what little time he has left making an effort to mend his relationship with his estranged daughter rather than complying with her request.

AARP Smart Driver Course

On Wednesday, June 7 and Friday, June 9 from 12pm-3pm, join us for the AARP Smart Driver Course. The cost for the program is $25 for AARP members, $30 for non-members, payable at the class. Make your check payable to AARP. No cash, please. Also, to be eligible for your insurance discount and/or DMV point reduction, remember to bring your driver’s license!  Part 2 is Fiday, June 9. Registering for session one registers you for both sessions.

Meet Missy Rosenberry

Since 2008, through her Webster on the Web community blog, Missy Rosenberry has highlighted the people, places and events that make the Town of Webster a great place to live and work. In this presentation on Thursday, June 8 from 6:30-8:30pm, you’ll meet Missy, hear about how she became a writer, how the blog got started, how it’s changed in the last 15 years, and much more. Registration is required.

The North Bee-Webster Business Spotlight Series

Curious about honey bees? Do you know the difference between a bee and a yellow jacket?

Did you know they offer many resources besides honey?

Stop in on Monday, June 12 from 6:30-7:30pm and learn the difference between raw honey and processed honey.

Taste honey straight from the hive and find out about the many other offerings from our own Webster Business- The North Bee

This program is part of the Webster Business Spotlight Series.

Registration is required.

Tuesday Travelogue – The Majestic Canadian Rockies

Join us on Tuesday, June 13 at 2pm as we explore the splendor of award-winning Waterton Lakes; the overwhelming grandeur of Banff and its Sulphur Mountain lookout, Lake Louise, and Moraine Lake; and the rugged beauty of Jasper with Medicine Lake and the spiritual stillness of Maligne Lake and its canyon. We close out our trip to the Canadian Rockies with a ride along the picturesque Icefields Parkway and a stroll on the Athabasca Glacier. Registration is requested.

Lunchtime Book Discussion: Jazz

This month’s title is Jazz, a historical novel by Pulitzer and Nobel Prize-winning American author Toni Morrison. 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 group meets the third Thursday of the month at noon (Thursday, June 15 at 12pm). Books chosen for discussion have been nominated for or won a book award.

Sharing Family Histories with Eileen Brookins

There are so many ways to tell your family story without writing a formal family history book. Eileen Brookins will share, Thursday, June 15 at 6:30pm, how to use different types of materials: ABC books, cookbooks, websites, and family newsletters (to name a few) to tell your story.  Use family treasures and artifacts to engage your family. Eileen will share ideas that have worked for her along with ideas from other sources. Registration is required.

Adult Summer Reading Kick Off

Stop by our table, Wednesday, June 21 from 11am to 2pm, and pick up information about adult summer programs! We’ll also have treats, a craft, and some reading suggestions!

Summer Kick-Off at Charles E. Sexton Memorial Park!

Help us kick the summer season off with crafts, games, storytime, treats and more on Wednesday, June 21 from 5:30-7:30pm!

Join us for this free event located at Charles E. Sexton Memorial Park (formerly known as North Ponds Park), 750 Holt Rd, Webster, NY 14580. All ages are welcome.

No registration is required.

Arts Connexions:Water Ceremony

Webster Public Library & the Rochester Oratorio Society invite you to a multicultural celebration at the Webster Arboretum.  This event on Thursday, June 22 at 1pm, entitled “Water Ceremony” will feature Asian, Hispanic, Persian, and African American vocal and instrumental music. Participants and performers are invited to offer samples of water that reflect their own heritage and culture. This will take place at the main gazebo of the Arboretum close to the Curry Building. No registration required

Libby Tips and Tricks

Need help in understanding how to use ebooks and audiobooks with Libby?  Do you have questions or just want to learn some tricks that you might not know about?  Join Jenny Paxson’s presentation, Thursday, June 22 at 3pm on different things that Libby has to offer.  There will be time for your burning questions.  Registration is required.

Welcome to Books ‘n Bites

A book club specifically created for folks in their 20s, 30s, and 40s (although anyone who is interested in reading the books we select is welcome!) If you want to read fun, trendy, and unique books and enjoy lively conversations (and snacks) with other lit-loving locals, you should check us out! Meeting is on Thursday, June 29 at 6pm.

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.

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 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 on Kindle Fire!

Hello Beautiful by Ann Napolitano, I will Find you by Harlan Coben, Happy Place by Emily Henry, The Soulmate by Sally Hepworth, and Pineapple Street by Jenny Jackson.  Ask at the information desk to borrow a Kindle and check out our page for all the titles available.