Trustees & Staff


J. Peter Dennett

Stephen Beckert

Ann Shisler

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 time off 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. Certified TAPS Care Group Facilitator 2019.

Human Resources/Bookkeeper

Karen Ordway

Education: B.S. in 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:

Eliza & Laurel

Children’s Programmer