The Pequot Library in the Southport section of town Thursday celebrates the re-launch of its website --

And the public is invited to share a little champagne in saluting the event.

The event takes place from 5 to 6 p.m. at the landmark library, 720 Pequot Avenue, with its vaunted collection of rare books.

Library staff will be on hand to explain the site's new features, as well as redesigned features such lists of coming events and how to acquire tickets for those programs with registration fees.