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
Mary Jane Brown (Hamilton) Chair 4/2026
Jane Kusel (Hamilton) Vice Chair 4/2025
Karen Bebergal (Wenham) Secretary 4/2025
Bethany Yu (Wenham) Liaison to the Friends of the HW Library 4/2026
Denise Bisaillon (At Large, Hamilton) Board Member 4/2027
Grace Meo (At Large, Hamilton) Board Member 4/2027


Name Contact
Kim Butler Library Director 978-468-5577 x621