Fiction Writing Workshop Saturday Cinema: Dunkirk (12/30 @ 1pm) Uncover Branford: your town, your people, your story

Fiction Writing Workshop

Award-winning novelist, Susan Strecker, hosts a 3-part workshop on 1/13, 1/20, & 1/27  from 10-12 p.m. Learn 8 tips for writing a novel, the essential elements of successful books & the importance of hooking the reader. RSVP here.

Saturday Cinema: Dunkirk (12/30 @ 1pm)

Join us for a free showing of Dunkirk. Allied soldiers from Belgium, the British Empire and France are surrounded by the German Army, and evacuated during a fierce battle in World War II. To register, 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!

A Hogwarts Halloween: Thank you & slideshow

Thank you to all of the witches and wizards, prefects and faculty, sponsors and inkind donors who helped make A Hogwarts Halloween at the Blackstone a huge success!  Read more…

Holiday Hours

The library will be open on Saturday, December 23 from 9 am to 5 pm and closed on Sunday, December 24 and on Monday, December 25.

The library will be open on Saturday, December 30 from 9 am to 5 pm and closed on Sunday, December 31 and on Monday, January 1.

New On Demand Videos

The library is pleased to offer a new 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.

Hoopla Digital

Blackstone Library cardholders can now download ebooks, audiobooks, comics, movies, TV series and music to their computers and mobile devices. Sign up at hoopladigital.com or through the Hoopla app on your mobile device. You can browse the collection or search for a specific title. Just click on the title you want and then click on Borrow! Read more about Hoopla here.