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, December 7! Social, as it’s known in Stonington, was packed with patrons all evening, and Gianpaolo’s festive singing could
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 of the project addresses the existing spaces of the Library and focuses on creating more flexible, functional, user-friendly spaces throughout the Library, including movable furniture, mobile shelving, new carpeting and paint, improved electrical infrastructure and critically needed work space for the public.
The annual Stonington Village Stroll is a beloved event and it all begins at the Library! As Stonington residents and visitors gather in Wadawanuck Square in front of the Library for the official start of the Holiday Stroll at 5:30 pm, we can’t help but be proud of our role in the community. Join us
We THANK everyone who loves and supports the Library, but especially today! Because of you, we surpassed our GivingTuesday goal! Thank you to all the individual donors and matching challenge supporters who contributed to make this year’s GivingTuesday fundraiser a big success! If you haven’t already made a gift to the Stonington Free Library , don’t
Edward Everett Hale once said: “Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success.” Because of all the individual donors and matching challenge supporters who contributed to this year’s GivingTuesday we surpassed our goal. Thank you! This year the Stonington Small Business Collaborative came together to create a significant matching opportunity for individual donors.
On November 27th, join our sponsors and the Stonington Small Business Collaborative in this amazing opportunity to support your Library!
The Stonington Free Library aims to provide for all who want access to our space, our programs and our services. We focus on meeting existing community needs while continually planning for a rapidly changing future.
Did you know……That SFL serves all 40 square miles of the Town of Stonington, including the villages of Pawcatuck and Mystic? In fact, more than half of our active cardholders reside outside the 06378 zip code!
THE GREAT STONINGTON READ is the umbrella for our Winter Reading Challenges, 50 to Grow On (ages 7 and younger), Family Reading Challenge (school age) and Read BOLD! (teens – adults). All programs will run December 1 – April 1. We are celebrating reading and encouraging literacy across all ages. Please drop in to register
This summer the Library collaborated with Deidre Toole, Community Classroom Coordinator and Transition Counselor at Stonington High School on an inclusive pilot program called SFL Nightclub.