Fashion in Fiction: Clothing in Austen’s Novels

Show-and-tell on the clothing of Regency England from Jane Austen’s fiction. Includes dressing “Elizabeth Bennet’ & ‘Mr. Darcy,’ and readings from Miss Austen’s letters and novels. Sun., 4/30 @ 2:00 pm

Rave On! Concert – Sun., April 9 @ 2:00 pm

RAVE ON! features the music of Buddy Holly, Roy Orbison, and other legends of early rock-n-roll. This is the music that paved the way for rock-n-roll and influenced The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen and countless other artists.

Opera Preview: Rusalka (2/21 @ 6:30pm)

Marc Verzatt, recently retired from the Yale School of Music, will discuss and show clips of the opera Rusalka. Sponsored by Shoreline Village CT. Rusalka will be shown at the Met’s “Live in (more…)

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

The library will be closed on Sunday, January 15 and on Monday, January 16 in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.



New Text Messaging Service

Keep up-to-date with your library account on your mobile phone using the library’s Shoutbomb text messaging service.

Receive text notices about items available to pick up, items due soon, overdue items and fines.

PLEASE NOTE: The library does NOT charge a fee for this service, but your cell phone plan’s regular text-messaging rates apply.

For additional information and instructions, click here.

Library Closing

The Blackstone Library will close today, Saturday January 7, 2017, at 1:00 PM due to the inclement weather.

We will be open tomorrow from 1:00-4:00 PM.