Puzzled Pint (Tues., 6/12 @ 6pm) Summer Latin Course (6/6 – 8/29 @ 5pm) CAMPAIGN FOR THE BLACKSTONE NAMING OPPORTUNITY RAFFLE Start Your Own Business Workshop Series Uncover Branford: your town, your people, your story

Puzzled Pint (Tues., 6/12 @ 6pm)

Do you like puzzles?! Not the jigsaw type, but wordplay and logic? Do you like beer? Then join us for Puzzled Pint! Puzzled Pint is a casual, social puzzling event which happens in cities throughout the world and we’re bringing it to Branford!  It's completely FREE and the puzzles will be provided. Held at Donovan's Reef. RSVP required.

Summer Latin Course (6/6 – 8/29 @ 5pm)

This weekly Latin class is great for beginners & those seeking a refresher. In just 3 months, you’ll learn Latin vocabulary, see how much of the English language is derived from Latin, and learn many fascinating aspects of Roman mythology & everyday life. RSVP required. RSVP here.

CAMPAIGN FOR THE BLACKSTONE NAMING OPPORTUNITY RAFFLE

Enter to win naming rights in the renovated Blackstone Library!

Start Your Own Business Workshop Series

SCORE is a nonprofit dedicated to helping small businesses succeed. A SCORE rep will teach a 4-part series on Financing Your Business, Business Contracts, & Writing Business Plans starting 4/17 @ 5:30p. For more info & to RSVP, please click here.

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!

CAMPAIGN FOR THE BLACKSTONE NAMING OPPORTUNITY RAFFLE

Enter to win naming rights in the renovated Blackstone Library!

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New Online Catalog

Our new online catalog is now live with a new look, enhanced searching and a more efficient display of titles in all formats. You can search the new Blackstone catalog here. If you have any questions about the new catalog, please feel free to call the Reference department at 203-488-1441, ext. 318 or tell a staff person at any of our service desks.

Blackstone Library Learning Commons

The Reference staff at the library has created a learning commons to provide instructions, tutorials, and links for a variety of topics. You’ll find tip sheets and links to tutorials on subjects such as downloading ebooks and audiobooks, Microsoft Office, email, computers, social media and more. Visit the Learning Commons page to see what is available; we will continue to add to and update the page.

On Demand Videos

The library is pleased to offer an on demand streaming service called Kanopy. You’ll find independent, classic, international films and documentaries. Included are the Criterion Collection, the Great Courses and PBS. You can stream up to 5 videos a month. Create an account at Kanopy, using your Blackstone Library card. If you have any questions, call the Reference desk at 203-488-1441, ext. 318.