Trustees & Staff


Peter Dennett

Stephen Beckert

Debra Crosier

William Fogg Library Staff

Library Director & Head of Adult Services:
Lydia Goodwin

Background: I was born and raised in South Berwick and graduated from Marshwood schools.

Work History: I have been employed at the William Fogg Public Library since May 2001. I began my career with the library working a few hours a week in the Kent Children’s Room and worked my way up to Library Director in August 2013. Prior to working at the library, I worked part-time on my husband, Brian’s off time and raised three sons, Shaun, Andrew, and Jacob.

Education: B.A. Social Science 2008 from U Maine Augusta (magna cum laude); Post Graduate Certificate in Professional Investigations, Boston University 2010 (magna cum laude); Master of Public Administration (M.P.A.), Norwich University 2013 (magna cum laude); Advanced Level Librarian Certification; Maine State Library, held since 2015, Certified Peer Mentor for Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS) since March 2016.

Human Resources/Bookkeeper

Karen Ordway

Education: B.S. Finance from Bentley College, Boston, MA. (Cum Laude)


Assistant Director/Coordinator of Children’s Services:

Maureen Flanagan

Education: B.A. English from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst (Cum Laude)

Assistant Librarians:

Margaret (Peggy)

Education: B.A. English from Fitchburg State University (MA) and Masters in Library Science (M.L.S.) from Kent State University (OH). Advanced Level Librarian Certification; Maine State Library, held since 2014.


Education: B.S. Health Sciences from the University of Southern Maine.

Children’s Programmer/Assistant Librarian:


Education: B.F.A Actor Training from the Hartt School, The University of Hartford, Connecticut (Summa Cum Laude.)

M.A. Theatre for Young Audiences from the Bath Spa University, Bath, England. (Pass with Distinction)


Russ LePage