Summer Reading: A Universe of Stories Tech Help by Appointment Our Museum Pass Program Uncover Branford: your town, your people, your story

Summer Reading: A Universe of Stories

Summer reading is coming and you have 2 ways to participate. 

Tech Help by Appointment

Did you know that the library offers one-on-one tech help? Call us at (203) 488-1441, ext. 318 and we’ll schedule you for a 30 minute session with a librarian. Available time slots are Tuesdays at 10:30, 11 & 11:30 and Thursdays at 2, 2:30 & 3 pm. We’ll help you out with

Our Museum Pass Program

Did you know that we have passes offering free and discounted admission to museums in CT & NYC? Passes are available courtesy of our Friends of the Library and the Allen Louis Loeb Foundation. To see our full listing & reserve online click here.

Uncover Branford: your town, your people, your story

Find our meetup.com group to see where we're going next! Then join us to SHARE STORIES, UNCOVER HIDDEN GEMS, & MAKE FRIENDS!

New Databases for Blackstone Cardholders

The library is pleased to offer remote access to two new databases for Blackstone Library cardholders. You can search thousands of newspapers through Newsbank by using this link and entering your 14 digit barcode. To search the New Haven Register, from 1988 to the present, click here.

If you are using a library computer, you can access the database without entering a barcode.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the Reference desk at 203-488-1441, ext. 318.

Marble for New Entry Delivered

June 7 – Marble for the new entry was delivered from the Tennessee Marble Company today.  This is the same quarry that supplied the marble for the original construction in 1893. Summit Masonry will be working hard on the installation in the coming weeks.  The entry is scheduled for completion in August. Thanks to Downes Construction and Silver/Petrucelli + Associates for a great project so far.

New Entry and Roof Taking Shape

April 22: The outline of the new entry and rooftop terrace are visible, and walls are coming up!  If you blink, you may miss the progress as changes are happening every day. This phase of construction is scheduled to be complete by summer of this year, with the rest of the project finished by year’s end.

New Temporary Entrance

Excavation for the new entrance has begun!  Until it’s ready, entry to ground floor is through the door next to the book drop.  If you need assistance with the door, please ring the bell and a staff member will help. Read more…