Free Book Bundles for New Babies Sponsor a Hole at CaddyStacks Adult Summer Reading

Free Book Bundles for New Babies

Baby Bundles, with books and information, are now available to expectant parents and parents of babies.

Sponsor a Hole at CaddyStacks

CaddyStacks at Blackstone: It's Mini Golf in the Library!

Adult Summer Reading

Our adult summer reading program kicks off on June 17th. We hope everyone will join in the fun. Read a book, give a one word review and rate it with 1 to 5 stars. Drop your review off at the Reference Desk for entry in our end of summer drawing. You can pick up a review form at the Reference Desk or find it here.  

Parking Lot Paving


The library will pave both the front and back parking lots in August. The back lot will be paved and closed for parking on Saturday, August 1 and Sunday, August 2. The front lot will be paved and closed for parking on Sunday, August 2 and Monday, August 3. Fines will not be charged for these three days.

2014-2015 Leadership Circle & Business Circle Donor Board

2015 Leadership Business Circle Board

The 2014-2015 Leadership Circle & Business Circle Board is up! Individual donors who have given charitable gifts of $100 or more, and businesses who have given $250 or more are shown on the board. A very special thank you to all of our Leadership Circle and Business Circle members. Stop by the Blackstone to see the board in person!

Click to learn more about joining the Leadership Circle or the Business Circle.

Interlibrary Loan Update


On July 1, 2015 the CT state catalog, reQuest, will no longer be available. The state library is working on a new state catalog; in the meantime, please visit our interlibrary loans page for information on how to order items. If you have any questions, please call the Reference Desk at 203-488-1441, ext. 318.

Make a Donation Today to the Blackstone Library

Participants in the March 25th "Tinkerlab" got to make art robots, design and print 3D files, and more!

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.  Read more…