Friends Book Sale on the Branford Green Save the Date for Hogwarts Year 3! CT Lore: Strange, Off-Kilter, & Full of Surprises Sherlock Holmes & the Adventure of the Speckled Band

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.

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...

CT Lore: Strange, Off-Kilter, & Full of Surprises

10/18 @ 12pm From it's haunted history, curious encounters, & forgotten places, CT is full of surprises. Visit abandoned Norwich State Hospital & Daniel's Village, hear stories of demonic possessions, discover the mysteries of Plum Island & more Registration required. To register please click here.

Sherlock Holmes & the Adventure of the Speckled Band

Come watch & participate in a live murder mystery radio show played by 4 actors portraying 7 characters. We’re using the actual 1930 radio script used by William Gillette himself! Oct. 19 @ 2pm East Haddam Stage Company production.

Help us Bookmark Branford

Bookmark Branford

Whether you visit the Blackstone to watch a Shakespeare performance or find a book for summer reading, you’re connected to the library.  We want to know about these connections

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News from the CT Digital Library

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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

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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.