Library Mission

The Hamilton-Wenham Public Library is a publicly funded institution dedicated to the common good by serving the informational, educational, cultural, and recreational needs of the community and encouraging its patrons in the lifelong pursuit of learning and personal growth. The library will be responsive to the needs of its diverse users, advocate and support the use of appropriate technology, build an excellent collection, commit itself to the highest ideals of library service and the principles of intellectual freedom, and provide a welcoming meeting place for the community.


Name Term
Dorothy Goudie (Wenham) Chair 2023
Mary Jane Brown (Hamilton) Vice Chair 2023
Dianne Johnson (At Large) Secretary 2024
Cara Fauci (At Large) Liaison to the Friends of the HW Library 2024
Karen Bebergal (Wenham) 2025
Jane Kusel (Hamilton) 2025