We are deeply appreciative of the many generous contributions made by a group of area residents and businesses which will allow us to reopen the Library on Friday afternoons through July 1, 2019. Local resident Beth Walker spearheaded this … READ MORE
Our Knitting Group meets every Wednesday from 12 to 2 pm at the Library. Knitters of all skill levels are welcome. Please bring projects you are working on. These are laid back meetings of knitting, sharing and asking for advice.
SUNDAY EVENING LECTURES
On the second Sunday of the month, from spring through early fall, experts from a variety of fields offer programs at the Library or at the La Grua Center. All lectures are free and open to the public. Check our events calendar for upcoming dates or enjoy past programs by clicking the link below.
A lecture series designed to deliver useful information on a variety of topics, from gardening to identity protection, genealogy and more. The series runs on select Thursdays from spring through early fall at 5:15 pm at the Library. Check our events calendar for upcoming dates or enjoy past programs by clicking the link below.
Come and use our space, our technology, our collections! Get a library card or help finding a resource, information online or with research. Let us connect you with community resources, lend you an eBook or an audiobook. Stop by, give us a call, or send us an email; all our services and programs are completely free.
Our Sunday Evening Lecture Series and Thoughtful Thursday programs run from spring through early fall. View programs you may have missed or see them again via our video library. We also host a monthly book group, weekly Knitting Group, special events during National Library Week (in April), and author talks during the summer (CT Authors Trail), among others. Check the events calendar for upcoming events.
Come and join the conversation! Our monthly book group meets the second Thursday of the month at 2 pm at the Library. Group members bring baked goods and the Library provides coffee and tea from our neighbors at Indulge Coffee and Sandwich Co. If you are interested in joining, simply stop by an upcoming meeting, call the Library, or email us.
UPCOMING MEETINGS & TITLES:
September 13th: Exit West by Mohsin Hamid
October 11th: In the Midst of Winter by Isabel Allende
November 8th: Coldest Winter: America and the Korean War by David Halberstam
December 13th: Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel
The Library continues to grow its collaboration with the Pawcatuck Neighborhood Center. A dedicated library volunteer now moderates a book discussion group on the third Friday of every month from 12 to 1 pm at the Pawcatuck Neighborhood Center.
UPCOMING MEETINGS & TITLES:
September 21st: The Fox Hunt: A Refugee’s Memoir of Coming to America by Mohammed Al Samawi
October 19th: The Widow by Fiona Barton
Our Knitting Group meets every Wednesday from 12 to 2 pm at the Library. Knitters of all skill levels are welcome. Please bring projects you are working on. These are laid back meetings of knitting, sharing and asking for advice. Can’t commit to every Wednesday? No problem – just come when you can!
A monthly book review publication featuring author interviews, book reviews, new releases, book group recommendations and more. The Library subscribes to the monthly print edition, pick up a copy to take home at the front desk.
Brings you news about books and authors along with picks for great reads. Interviews, reviews, the NPR Bestseller Lists, New in Paperback and much more.
New York Review of Books
A biweekly book review with articles on literature, culture, economics, science and current affairs. Available on our newspaper table for reading within the Library.
New York Times Best Sellers
The Library posts the latest Best Sellers list in our new book area, but you can also check out the website.
Our sincerest thanks to the Mystic Woman's Club for their grant of $550 which has allowed us to purchase an additional book cart and materials for our branch at the Pawcatuck Neighborhood Center. Library volunteers run the PNC branch every Wednesday … READ MORE