Jolly Beggars Concert (Sun., 3/12 @ 2:00 pm) Fashion in Fiction: Clothing in Austen’s Novels Rave On! Concert – Sun., April 9 @ 2:00 pm Brand New Pass to Hill-Stead Museum

Jolly Beggars Concert (Sun., 3/12 @ 2:00 pm)

Celebrate St. Patrick's day w/ Jolly Beggars! They're performing a concert of Celtic folk music & storytelling! You'll hear Irish folklore interspersed w/ traditional Irish reels and jigs.

Fashion in Fiction: Clothing in Austen’s Novels

Show-and-tell on the clothing of Regency England from Jane Austen's fiction. Includes dressing "Elizabeth Bennet' & 'Mr. Darcy,' and readings from Miss Austen's letters and novels. Sun., 4/30 @ 2:00 pm

Rave On! Concert – Sun., April 9 @ 2:00 pm

RAVE ON! features the music of Buddy Holly, Roy Orbison, and other legends of early rock-n-roll. This is the music that paved the way for rock-n-roll and influenced The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen and countless other artists.

Brand New Pass to Hill-Stead Museum

Did you know that the library provides discounts to 25 local museums, sanctuaries and historical sites? Our newest addition is the Hill-Stead Museum in Farmington; where you can explore

Library opening at 1:30 pm on February 24

The library will open at 1:30 pm on Friday, February 24 so that all staff members can participate in training.

 

New Text Messaging Service

Keep up-to-date with your library account on your mobile phone using the library’s Shoutbomb text messaging service.

Receive text notices about items available to pick up, items due soon, overdue items and fines.

PLEASE NOTE: The library does NOT charge a fee for this service, but your cell phone plan’s regular text-messaging rates apply.

For additional information and instructions, click here.

Be Our Partner in Building a Stronger Tomorrow

Be Our Partner — Make a Donation to the Blackstone Library

Please make a tax-deductible donation to the library today and help make a difference in your community. Read more…

Did you know that the library offers technology classes?

Check out our listing of classes here or call to speak with a Reference librarian at 203-488-1441, ext. 318.