Friends Book Sale on the Branford Green The Pursuit of Great Coffee Save the Date for Hogwarts Year 3!

Friends Book Sale on the Branford Green

Our annual Friends of the Library book sale will take place this year from Thursday, September 18 (preview night for members of the Friends and dealers) to Sunday, September 21.

The Pursuit of Great Coffee

Come and learn the insider secrets to the world’s great coffees with this wonderful presentation by Willoughby’s Coffee & Tea. You’ll learn to appreciate coffee on a whole new level. Saturday, August 9 @ 11:00 am

Save the Date for Hogwarts Year 3!

Calling all Harrys, Hermiones, Rons, Dracos...and even Muggles!  The Hogwarts Faculty is back from a year-long sabbatical and ready for some magical fun!  October 11 & 12 -- VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!  More...

Adult Summer Reading Challenge


Take our Literary Elements Summer Reading Challenge! To participate, pick up your game board at the Reference desk. Read books and earn stamps to complete your game board. You’ll receive one stamp for each book you read. Submit your completed game board to Reference by August 31 for a chance to win a gift card and our GRAND PRIZE! Questions? Call 203.488.1441 ext. 318. We’re also offering lots of exciting, free summer programs and we’ve got a little something for everyone. Check here for more info.

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.