Afternoon of Beatlemania w/ The Hofners Uncover Branford: your town, your people, your story Fashion in Fiction: Clothing in Austen’s Novels Our Museum Passes are Getting an Upgrade!

Afternoon of Beatlemania w/ The Hofners

Sunday, May 21 @ 2pm - Relive the music, the memories and the magic of John, Paul, George and Ringo! Dressed in replica costumes with the exact instrumentation, The Hofners will play note-for-note renditions of The Beatles’ most beloved classics.

Uncover Branford: your town, your people, your story

Feeling disconnected? Want to be more active in your community? Then join us to SHARE STORIES, UNCOVER HIDDEN GEMS, & MAKE FRIENDS!

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

Our Museum Passes are Getting an Upgrade!

The Library is expanding our museum pass accessibility by allowing you to reserve passes up to 30 days in advance and even print certain passes from the comfort of your home - all in an effort of making your planned trip that much easier.

New Language Learning Opportunities

The library is pleased to offer two new language learning opportunities, Pronunciator and SCOLA. Visit our Digital Resources page to learn more.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the Reference Department at 203-488-1441, ext. 318.

Branford Community Foundation Matching Grant

The Branford Community Foundation (BCF) is generously offering a $100,000 matching grant for donations to the Blackstone Library’s Campaign for the Blackstone. When you donate up to $1,000, BCF will MATCH your donation, doubling the gift you give! Read more about this announcement in the New Haven Register, The Sound, and The Branford Eagle.

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Blackstone Renovation Project

The Blackstone Library is planning a renovation and expansion project that will address key challenges of the existing layout of the building, Read more…

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.