Tickets for An Evening with the Spirits New Loan Periods Friends Book Sale on the Green (9/27 – 9/30) Intro to 3D Printing (9/27/18 @ 6pm) Raffle: Win the right to name the new Upstairs Rotunda Art Gallery

Tickets for An Evening with the Spirits

Join us for an evening of sampling whiskey, spirits and... spirits!

New Loan Periods

Beginning October 1, 2018 the Blackstone Library will change its two week and four week checkout times to three weeks.  In addition, our Hot Reels DVDs will no longer be able to be placed on hold.  For a list of all the changes and loan periods, click here. The library is implementing new loan periods for many of our items, as recommended by the LION Consortium’s Best Practices Task Force. This allows us to align our loan periods with other LION libraries, making things simpler for you when borrowing items! Changes include: 21 DAY LOAN for:

  • Books (including new)
  • Books on CD
  • Nonfiction DVDs
  • Graphic Novels
  • Magazines
  • Music CDs
  • Telescope
  • Sewing machines
3 DAY LOAN, NO HOLDS:
  • Hot Reels DVDs
No changes:  iPads & Laptops (in-house use)
  • Museum Passes (2 days)
  • Hot Picks (7 days, no holds)
  • Hotspots & Roku (7 days)
  • DVDs (7 days)
  • Book Club Sets (6 weeks)

Friends Book Sale on the Green (9/27 – 9/30)

Book Sale begins Thurs., 9/27 for Friends members, and opens to the public on Friday, 9/28 through Sunday, 9/30. Hours: Thurs. (Preview Night): 5-7pm; Fri & Sat: 8am-midnight; Sun: noon - 3pm. Over 70,000 books! Great prices!

Intro to 3D Printing (9/27/18 @ 6pm)

Learn how to create your own 3D files for printing with instructor Jim Davis. Jim will walk you through the free 3D modeling software Sculpt.  For all ages. Registration required. To register, please click here

Raffle: Win the right to name the new Upstairs Rotunda Art Gallery

Enter to win naming rights in the renovated Blackstone Library!

Tickets for An Evening with the Spirits

Join us for an evening of sampling whiskey, spirits and… spirits! Read more…

Pumpkin Decorating Contest at the Book Sale

Join in on some Halloween fun with the Friends of the Library at the Book Sale’s 2nd Book Character Pumpkin Decorating contest!
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Raffle: Win the right to name the new Upstairs Rotunda Art Gallery

Enter to win naming rights in the renovated Blackstone Library!

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Did you know…?

Blackstone Library is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization? Any contribution made in support of the library is tax-deductible! You can make a tax-deductible gift in honor or in memory of someone, too—learn more here.

Support for the upcoming renovation project is also tax-deductible—we’ve received gifts totaling 90% of our fundraising goal, and your gifts to the Campaign for the Blackstone can help get us to 100%! Read more…