Stonington Free Library extends its warmest thanks to Tom Piacenza of Social Coffee Roastery, and Italian singing sensation Gianpaolo Digrazia for raising over $1,800 in donations to the Library during the Stonington Holiday Stroll on Friday, … READ MORE
Our Knitting Group meets every Wednesday from 1 to 3 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.
MONTHLY BOOK GROUP
Come and join the conversation! Our monthly book group meets the second Thursday of the month at 2 pm at the Library. If you are interested in joining, simply stop by an upcoming meeting, call the Library, or email us. Check our events calendar for upcoming dates.
Library volunteers run our Pawcatuck Neighborhood Center Branch every Wednesday from 10 to 11:30 am. Stop by to sign up for a library card, check out and request materials and receive basic tech help.
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:
January 10th: The Wright Brothers by David McCullough
February 14th: The Boston Girl by Anita Diamant
March 14th: Pachinko by Min Jin Lee
April 18th: The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion
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:
January 18th: The Wife Between Us by Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen
February 15th: The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion
Our Knitting Group meets every Wednesday from 1 to 3 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!
Stonington Free Library volunteers run the PNC Library Branch every Wednesday from 10 to 11:30 am at the Pawcatuck Neighborhood Center – 27 Chase St., Pawcatuck. Stop by to sign up for a library card, check out materials, request items and receive basic technology help. The PNC Library will not be open on Wednesday, November 21st.
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.
The Library is proud to announce that it has been awarded a $145,000 grant by the Connecticut State Library Board. The Library will use the grant to help fund Phase 2 of its planned Renovation and ADA Accessibility Building Project. This second phase … READ MORE