About Us

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About Us

The Whitinsville Social Library is the public library for the town of Northbridge, Massachusetts. The library is named for the Whitinsville section of Northbridge where it is located. 


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History of the Library


  • Director: Rebecca Sasseville
  • Youth Services Librarian: Helen O'Hara
  • Senior Library Assistants: Matthew, Caryn, and Janyce 
  • Library Assistants: Amy, Pat, Mary, Bethany


From its inception, the library has been governed by a corporation, the Whitinsville Social Library Corporation, whose members vote for the Board of Trustees. Membership in the WLS Corporation is open to those who are interested in the welfare of the library. Please speak to the Library Director if you are interested in joining the Corporation. The WSL Corporation gratefully accepts monetary gifts which are used in order to continue their support of the library. More information can be found here.

Whitinsville Social Library Corporation Officers

  • Jeanne Gould, President
  • Faith Lane, Vice-President
  • Jeanne Turner, Secretary
  • Albert Lamoreaux, Treasurer

Board of Trustees

  • John Brouillard, Member
  • Carol Brouwer, Chair
  • Harold Gould, Member
  • Barbara Leonard, Member
  • John Walker Member
  • Ann Williams, Member

WSL's Strategic Plan, FY15-FY19

Whitinsville Social Library's Strategic Plan was created during the summer of 2013 with the help of a committee made up of residents and library stakeholders. The plan covers July 2014-June 2019 and was accepted by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners on 10/30/13.

Whitinsville Social Library Strategic Plan, FY2015-2019

Please contact the Library if you have any questions or comments.