Events

For Adult Programming, Events, and Community Rooms contact:
Ariel Wander, Public Service Librarian
P: 860.399.6422
E: awander@westbrooklibrary.org

Use the links below to register:

Story Concert One: To Be Young, Gifted, and Black
Scranton: 5/10 at 6:30 PM
Henry Carter Hull: 5/24 at 6 PM
Westbrook: 6/11 at 2 PM

Story Concert Two: Ase: Our Ancestors, Our Selves
Westbrook: 5/31 at 6:30 PM
Scranton: 6/4 at 2:30 PM
Henry Carter Hull: 6/28 at 6 PM

Westbrook Historical Society Events at Westbrook Library: The Historical Society will be presenting three events provided by a Connecticut Humanities Grant.
Saturday, April 30 at 1 PM: Discovering New England Stone Walls with Kevin Gardner. Kevin explains how and why New England came to acquire its thousands of miles of stone walls, the ways in which they and other dry-stone structures were built, how their styles emerged and changed over time, and their significance to the famous New England landscape. Along the way, Kevin occupies himself building a miniature wall on a tabletop, using tiny stones from a five-gallon bucket.
Tuesday, May 24 at 6 PM: Kandie Carle, the Victorian Lady. Come and see Kandie Carle as she demonstrates and explains the 1890s swimwear of the Gilded Age. Free and open to the public.
Thursday, June 9 at 6:30 PM: The Life and Times of William Webb: An African-American Civil War Soldier from Connecticut. Johnson’s presentation of Webb is told from an emotional and exciting first-person perspective that vividly illustrates the struggle of the African-Americans in the Colored Infantry during the Civil War. He tells of his early life in Hartford, his recruitment and training, and the traumatic final battles of the Civil War.

Westbrook Book Club: Book discussions are held on the 4th Tuesday of the month at 10 AM.
Currently Reading: On Juneteenth by Annette Gordon-Reed (discussion date 4/26/22)
Upcoming Reads: The Midnight Library by Matt Haig and The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides. Call the Library at 860 399-6422 (Tuesday-Saturday) for more information.

4th Tuesday Genealogy: 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 6-8 PM. No appointment necessary. 

Community Room Use

For Community Rooms please see our new Meeting Room Application and Policy. Masks are now optional. Thank you for your ongoing consideration of individual preferences.

Westbrook Garden Club Programs

The Westbrook Garden Club and the Friends of the Library team up to sponsor free programs on gardening and related topics throughout the year. The Garden Club will has resumed meetings at the library. Contact the Westbrook Garden Club for current information.

SCORE Workshops 

Program contact is Anne Driscoll (anne.driscoll@scorevolunteer.org)

During this COVID-19 crisis SCORE is offering service to help. Visit their website at sect.score.org or contact the local chapter of SCORE at 860 388-9508 or email them at scorechapter@gmail.com

More information about SCORE can be found at score.org