Our Museum Passes are Expanding! Writer’s Workshop Group Thank You for Supporting Hogwarts!

Our Museum Passes are Expanding!

Thanks to the Friends of the James Blackstone Memorial Library our Museum Pass menu is growing! We have recently acquired 2 new passes that will take our patrons to New York City.

Writer’s Workshop Group

Whether you want to work on your memoir, explore your creativity in the world of fiction, or craft essays, this group will give you the opportunity to work on your writing in a supportive environment. Meets first four Saturdays in Nov. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Thank You for Supporting Hogwarts!

Thanks to all of our amazing volunteers, sponsors, and everyone who contributed to making our event a success! Click here for some fun photos from the event  

Help us Bookmark Branford

Bookmark Branford

Tell us your story by November 30 and you could win an iPad Mini.  What does the Blackstone Library mean to you?  Read more…

Library Grounds Will Go Smoke-Free November 1


On October 1, the Library Board of Trustees addressed health concerns of library patrons by voting to make the library grounds smoke-free. Effective November 1, 2014, smoking will no longer be allowed at library entrances or anywhere on library grounds. Read more…

News from the CT Digital Library


iCONN is pleased to announce that ebooks are now available along with downloadable audio books in our OneClickdigital collection. We have begun our ebook collection with 85 classic literature titles plus 47 more current titles of all sorts selected by iCONN’s Database Committee. We will be adding more current titles of all kinds in the coming months. For further information about ebooks in iCONN, click here and scroll or swipe down to the header “eBook.”

To search eBook titles on our site, click here and look for the “Filter” drop down menu near the upper right hand corner of the screen. Click or tap the small arrow to drop down and select “eBook.”

Magazine database


The LION libraries consortium has launched a downloadable magazine service called Zinio. Download new magazines to your computer or mobile device. You will need to create two accounts (be sure to use the same email address for both accounts), one with LION and one with Zinio. Click here to login or create an account.