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Season of Giving

Season of Giving

‘Tis the season of giving! Help us decorate the library’s Mitten Tree for the annual Westbrook Festival of Trees ( https://www.westbrookfestivaloftrees.com/ ). Starting now until December 2nd, we are collecting new or homemade mittens, hats, socks, and scarves to fill the Mitten Tree. After the Westbrook Festival of Trees (December 7 – 14), we will be distributing the goods to

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Escape Room Adventure

Escape Room Adventure

Every August for the past three years, Youth Services has taken part of the library and changed it into a kids’ escape room for one week. What exactly is an “escape room?” In an escape room, you are given a scene and told what you have to do. Sometimes the goal is literally to escape the room! Other times it

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Exploring Non-Fiction Stories Author Series

Exploring Non-Fiction Stories Author Series

The non-fiction genre is a broad literary landscape that covers a whole spectrum of stories from memoir to history to travel writing. To learn more about the process that goes into writing non-fiction, we have invited various Maine writers to discuss their craft. SCHEDULE: Pilgrimage to Paris: the Cheapo Snob’s Guide to the City and the Americans Who Lived ThereTuesday,

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New Literacy Tool Available for Checkout!

New Literacy Tool Available for Checkout!

The starling is an easy way to see how many words your baby is hearing each day and to set goals for tracking and increasing that amount if you’d like to.  We’re lending it out for 3 weeks, the same as books, along with stacking cups, a few books, and information about the device and tips for working with your

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International Overdose Awareness Day

International Overdose Awareness Day

August 31 is International Overdose Awareness Day. The library is working with the Westbrook Recovery Liaison Program to recognize and remember members in our community who have been lost to an overdose. We ask you to join us by decorating a square quilt in their memory. Materials are provided for and located on the 2nd floor of the library by

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Book Recommendation Resources

Book Recommendation Resources

Have you ever finished a book, put it down, and immediately thought to yourself, what now?  Or have you waited a whole year for the next book in a series to come out, and before you start reading it, you wish you could have a reminder of what happened in the last one?  Well, have I got some suggestions for

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