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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.
How Do I?
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.
The Webster Library Fall Book Sale
Only 50 cents for paperbacks, $1 for hardcovers
Wednesday, October 18, 4pm – 7pm
Friends of the Webster Public Library Members Only
Membership required – can be purchased at the door
Thursday, October 19, 9am – 7pm
Friday, October 20, 10am – 4pm and Saturday, October 21 10am – Noon
$5 fills a bag with books! Bring your own bag.
Gently used books. Credit cards accepted.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Webster Public Library
Collecting Yarn and Hats!
The Friends of the Webster Public Library are collecting hats and yarn for the caps for sale event in November. Hats should be hand made. If you can donate hats and or yarn bring them to the library service desks during the months of September and October. All unsold hats will be donated to Hope House.
Back again by popular demand! If you have jewelry you don’t need and want to give it a good home, bring it to our exchange and find some other piece for yourself!
Lunchtime Book Discussion – Zorrie
Thursday, September 21 at 1pm our book discussion title is Zorrie by Laird Hunt, finalist for the 2021 National Book Award. 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.
Tuesday Movie Matinee – Paint
Join us, Tuesday, September 26 at 1pm for a movie on the big screen in our Community Room! Today’s film is Paint (2023), running time 96 minutes.
Hearing loop available!
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, September 28 at 6pm.
From Tiffany to Hobbyist: Stained Glass
In this hour-long presentation, Friday, September 29 at 2pm, we will discuss a brief history of Stained Glass from the late 19th century on to today. From glass types, to styles of construction and art, Tiffany and others helped forge an old world art form into something enjoyed and treasured by the masses. Examples of stained glass and how-to demos will be shown. Our presenter is glass artist Dan Hohl. Registration required.
Readers, Writers and Connections
11am: Local History Authors Panel Discussion: These individuals will discuss their writing process and how you too can write your own history of the Rochester area and beyond.
1pm: Publisher Panel Discussion: Ever wonder what happens at a publishing house? Publishers and Editors will be available to discuss their tips and tricks for you to be the most successful in getting your book or article published.
2pm: Edward Ashton Author Event: Find out what it’s like to make your book into a movie! We are thrilled to present Science Fiction author, Edward Ashton, as our keynote speaker. The film adaptation of Mickey 7 is set to release in theaters worldwide in 2024.
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.
New on Kindle Fire!
Tom Lake by Ann Patchett, The Breakaway by Jennifer Weiner, None of this is True by Lisa Jewell, and Remarkably Bright Creatures by Shelby Van Pelt. Ask at the information desk to borrow a Kindle and check out our page for all the titles available.
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 email@example.com. 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!
Upcoming EventsEvent Calendar
- Fall Drop-In CraftsSaturday, September 23, 2023
10:00am – 4:30pm
- Wee OnesMonday, September 25, 2023
10:00am – 10:20am
- Sit & StitchMonday, September 25, 2023
3:30pm – 5:00pm
- Family Night: Sunflower Collage CraftMonday, September 25, 2023
6:00pm – 7:00pm
- Trucks, Trucks, Trucks!Tuesday, September 26, 2023
10:00am – 11:00am
- Walk-In Tech TutorTuesday, September 26, 2023
1:00pm – 2:00pm