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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.

Webster Library Foundation Partners with Kittelberger’s Florist

The Webster Library Foundation is partnering with Kittleberger’s Florist during the month of March. Kittelberger’s will be offering two floral arrangements for $65 and $100; 20% of the proceeds of those sales will go towards growing the endowment of the Webster Library Foundation. Thank you for your generosity. And thank you, Kittelberger’s Florists, for supporting the Webster Public Library. To get flowers and participate with Generosity in Bloom.

Formal Wear Drive

Throughout the month of March, WPL will be collecting formal dress-wear, shoes and accessories. High-School Students are invited to come try on outfits and take home what they’d like on the following days: Tuesday, April 4: 6-8 pm, Saturday, April 8: 3-5 pm.  Grades 9-12 welcome. No registration is required.

You can drop your donation off at the donation station at the Webster Public Library! The station is directly across from our checkout desk!

Tuesday Movie Matinee:  Everything Everywhere All At Once

Join us for a movie on the big screen in our Community Room! Tuesday, March 21 at 1pm we will be showing Everything Everywhere All at Once (2022), running time 138 minutes. When an interdimensional rupture unravels reality, an unlikely hero must channel her newfound powers to fight bizarre and bewildering dangers from the multiverse as the fate of the world hangs in the balance.

FREE 8-week Computer Skills Workshop

Mondays March 27-May 15th 1:00-3:00 pm. in our large Study Room

Registration Required and you are registered for the entire 8 weeks. Covers Essential Computer Skills including: Internet Basics, Using Email, Windows, Mac OS, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Google Docs, Social Media, Information Literacy, Career Search Skills, Accessing Telehealth Appts More

In This Moment 2: Revolution Reckoning Reparation Zoom Program

Join Amanda Chestnut, curator of VSW’s In This Moment 1 & 2, as they discuss the third ITM 2 chapbook. Amanda is joined by Anita Cameron, disability justice activist, photographer Seandell Boose, and essayist Brianna Milon.  For more details go to registration page.

Women Of Webster Past and Present

Come and meet interesting Webster women and hear their stories in person!

We will be featuring well known Webster Women of history and today! Some of these include: Esther Dunn –  A Webster Historian, Missy Rosenberry, and Ginny Nguyen.

Presented in cooperation with the Webster Museum in honor of Women’s History Month!

Register for Women of Webster.

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! Our first meeting is Thursday, March 30 at 6pm bring-your-own-book: something that you’ve read and loved. Everyone will have time to share their books.

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.

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 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, Someone Else’s Shoes by Jojo Moyes, Storm Watch by C.J. Box, The Villa by Rachel Hawkins and many more. For more new books and information about the Kindle Fires go to the Kindle page.

New on OverDrive

On the front page of the website, there is a collection of books that is always availble.  Check out Everyone Reads!

New Books

Fiction

The secret lives of country gentlemen
Icebreaker : a novel
Mothered : a novel
Sorry, bro
Commitment
A day of fallen night
A flaw in the design : a novel
Künstlers in paradise
The house in the pines : a novel
Just the nicest couple
The Villa
Foster
Every man a king
Maureen
Someone else's shoes
Storm watch
Everyone in my family has killed someone
Sam : a novel
Before we were strangers : a love story
Remarkably bright creatures : a novel

Nonfiction

Enchantment : awakening wonder in an anxious age
Empireland : how imperialism has shaped modern Britain
An affirming flame : meditations on life and politics
All the beauty in the world : the Metropolitan Museum of Art and me
The darkness manifesto : on light pollution, night ecology, and the ancient rhythms that sustain life
Dyscalculia : a love story of epic miscalculation
No miracles needed : how today's technology can save our climate and clean our air
Chasing icebergs : how frozen freshwater can save the planet
Saying it loud : 1966--the year Black power challenged the civil rights movement
Never far from home : my journey from Brooklyn to Hip Hop, Microsoft, and the law
Permission to speak : how to change what power sounds like, starting with you
The new guys : the historic class of astronauts that broke barriers and changed the face of space travel
A hacker's mind : how the powerful bend society's rules, and how to bend them back
Holding fire : a reckoning with the American West
To boldly go : how Nichelle Nichols and Star trek helped advance civil rights
Straight shooter : a memoir of second chances and first takes
The bill of obligations : the ten habits of good citizens
Poverty, by America
Invisible wounds
How to keep house while drowning : a gentle approach to cleaning and organizing
Deaf republic : poems