Blog Category: What’s New

Closing at 4pm

Closing at 4pm

The Library is closing at 4pm today (Tuesday, 1/26/21) due to the inclement weather and driving conditions. We plan to open our usual hours (9am-7pm) on tomorrow (Wednesday, 1/27/21).

Thank you!

We’re so honored and humbled to report that we achieved our Fall Appeal Goal! Thanks to so many of you, we successfully raised $50,000 to put toward Library services. These … Continue reading »

Off the Rails: Connecticut’s Transportation Future Post-Covid with Jim Cameron

Wednesday, February 10 at 6:30pm. Commuter advocate Jim Cameron will answer questions and offer a status update on CT transportation crisis addressing topics like: •Will riders return to commuter rail? … Continue reading »

Phoebe’s Morning Bookchat – Thursday, February 11 at 11am

The Street by Ann PetryImage credit: Syndetics “The Street tells the poignant, often heartbreaking, story of Lutie Johnson, a young black woman, and her spirited struggle to raise her son … Continue reading »

Open by Appointment | Curbside Service

Patrons may book a thirty-minute time slot to: Browse the collections / check out materials Request reference assistance Use computer, copier, or fax equipment Please note, all seating, study, and … Continue reading »

On behalf of the staff of the library and the Board of Trustees:

Libraries have long served as stewards of free speech, and we are proud and passionate to be a part of that tradition. We remain fully committed to free expression and free … Continue reading »

BookCellar Re-Opening 11/4

BookCellar Re-Opening 11/4

The BookCellar is opening its doors on Wednesday, 11/4. Visitors are invited to shop a wide selection of gently used books and drop off donations during the following hours (no … Continue reading »

Contemporary Classics with Marsha Bansavage – Monday, February 1 at 7:00pm.

This program will be virtual (via Zoom) email Linda Alexander at to receive a link to the discussion. The library has multiple copies of the book, please call (860-434-1684) … Continue reading »