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There are many great reasons to join FOWL. Your membership helps us provide:

  • Books for children and adults

  • Audiobooks, CD’s, DVD’s and electronic resources

  • Funding for programs, music and speakers

  • Activities and programs for young people, including the Summer Reading Program

  • Passes for area zoo and museums

In 2022:

  • donations from memberships and book sale proceeds helped us fund  75% of the Westport Library's collection materials and resources including picture books, fiction and nonfiction children's and young adult books, adult fiction and nonfiction books, magazines and newspapers as well as library access.

  • FOWL dollars also purchased furniture for the children, adult and teen reading areas and a projector for use by the staff and for use during program events.

FOWL sponsored the following 2023 programs:

  • Dan "The Brickman" Steininger - Lego Master Builder

  • Toe Jam Puppet Band

  • Fire and Ice - Mad Science

  • Beatrix Potter Lecture with Betsey Bray

  • Candida Rose Concert

  • Haunted Real Estate with Tim Weisberg 

In 2023 the following museum passes were purchased by FOWL for use by Library patrons:

  • Buttonwood Park Zoo

  • Children's Museum of Greater Fall River

  • Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston

  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

  • Museum of Science, Boston

  • New Bedford Whaling Museum

  • New England Aquarium, Boston

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We are also looking for volunteers to help us with events or fundraising.  Contact us today!

Become a Member/Renew

It's time to renew or join for 2024, so donate now Online or by check payable to "Friends of Westport Library" and mail to:


P.O. Box 3342

Westport, MA 02790

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