Intro to E-mail Saturday Cinema: The Imitation Game Make a Donation Today to the Spring Appeal Our Museum Passes are Expanding!

Intro to E-mail

In this intro class you'll learn the basics of using e-mail including how to create a personal e-mail address, and navigating and composing e-mails.  Registration required. To register, click here.

Saturday Cinema: The Imitation Game

Join us Saturday, May 30 @ 1:00 pm for a showing of award winning film, The Imitation Game. Refreshments provided. Closed captioning.

Make a Donation Today to the Spring Appeal

The James Blackstone Memorial Library serves the residents of Branford by providing essential access to information, resources, and unique shared experiences to meet the needs of our community. By making a donation to the library today, you can help support the innovative programming and crucial services we offer that help educate and enrich our community. 

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 the Connecticut Audubon Society Pass.

Murder at the Blackstone: Event Pictures

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Our fundraising event, Murder at the Blackstone, was a blast! Read more…

Mango Languages

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We’re excited to announce our latest subscription service that we offer to you for free with your Blackstone Library card: Mango Languages. Mango is a language learning tool that allows you to learn over 70 different languages, including English as a second language, right from your computer, smartphone, or tablet!  Click here to create your profile. If you have any questions, feel free to call the Reference Department at 203-488-1441, ext. 318.

New Haven Register Online


Did you know that you can search the New Haven Register, 1988 to the present, from home? Just click on the NewsBank link under QuickLinks from the library’s home page or under the Research tab. Enter your Blackstone Library barcode and start searching. Feel free to call the Reference Department at 203-488-1441, ext. 318 if you have any questions.

Access Consumer Reports

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Would you like to search Consumer Reports directly? You can access this database from any of the library’s computers as well as from home, using your library card number.

Click on the link below and then click on “Search within this publication.” Enter your search terms with the word “and” before JN “Consumer Reports” in the search box.

Search Consumer Reports