Programs at the

John P. Webster Library!*

please check back frequently to see what is coming up!!


All events are FREE unless otherwise mentioned. We ask that you register to secure a spot!


The John P. Webster Library (JPWL), along with First Church’s pastoral staff, sponsors frequent programs for adults. Programs on mental wellness, Islam, memoir-writing, antiracism, climate change, social justice, home improvement, and gardening are just a few of the topics we have explored in recent years. Some programs are offered in person in our beautiful facility, and others have a Zoom option.


*Some Co-Sponsored events are off site.


To stay up-to-date on adult faith formation classes and programs at the JPWL, please contact Jennifer deSimas, Library Director, at



Click here for Adult Faith Formation info. which includes book groups, men’s group, monthly breakfast and more!

Narnia Talk with Jane

Starting Monday November 28 at 6:00

Did you know that Reverend Jane loves Narnia? She has read every one of the Chronicles of Narnia multiple times and even has a map of Narnia above her writing desk at home. She would love to share her Narnian passion with all of you during this Advent season.

Join her Mondays at 6:00 in the library or on Zoom starting November 28. The study guide, Advent in Narnia: Reflections for the Season, is available in the library.




We are busy helping with The Festival of Trees and Advent happenings for the next several weeks.


Check out the Festival of Trees page here


Check out the Advent page here

Located beneath the First Church Meeting House, the JPWL is the go-to place for books and media related to sermons, Sunday School, social justice issues, and so much more!



Phone: 860-232-3893





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