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Local History

Discover the beautiful towns of Westerly, RI and Stonington, CT.

*Important update* We are happy to announce, that from September 14th on, walk-ins are now welcome. **Please note, we are still operating at a limited capacity. Reservations are encouraged for anyone wanting to ensure access to the building, however if we have not reached capacity with reservations, walk-ins will be accepted. Monday-Friday hours have also been extended to 9 am - 6 pm | Saturday - Library Take-out Service ONLY 9 am - 1 pm

Administration

An eighteen-member Board of Trustees governs the Association. Fifteen of the Trustees are selected from the roster of Incorporators. In addition, there are three ex-officio Trustees: a member of the Westerly Town Council, a member of the Stonington Board of Selectmen, the President of the Friends of the Westerly Public Library and Wilcox Park. Today there are over 250 Incorporators of the Memorial and Library Association. New Incorporators are proposed by the Nominating Committee and elected at the annual meeting in September.

Trustees 
    • Susan H. Ogle, President
    • Betty-Jo Cugini, Vice-President
    • Sharon Morgan, Secretary
    • William F. Meyer, Treasurer
    • Deborah L. Bell
    • Thomas F. Boll
    • Mojie Friel
    • Charles A. Glew
    • Mary M. Goodman
    • Robert J. Holland
    • Ian Newbury
    • Jennifer Obrey
    • Peter B. Robinson
    • Justin J. Stevenson III
Ex-Officio Trustees
    • Suzanne Giorno – Westerly Town Council Representative
    • Danielle Chesbrough - Stonington Selectmen Representative
    • Peg Murphy-Bright – Friends of Westerly Library & Wilcox Park, Vice President
Admistrative Staff
    • Brigitte Hopkins, Executive Director
    • Bill Lancellotta, Assistant Director

Financials
As a nonprofit organization, we share our financials so you can have confidence in how we are using gifts from our generous donors, like you.