Library Closing

The library is closing at 11 a.m. on Saturday, January 23, due to the inclement weather.


Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

The library will be closed on Sunday, January 17 and on Monday, January 18 in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.



Anatomy of a Romance-Romance Author Panel

2/13 @ 2pm Want to know what makes a romance novel tick? How to apply the lessons learned in them to spice up your own love life? Join romance writers from Branford and surrounding towns as they take you from first meeting to “I do”… in a panel guaranteed to be fun and informative for aspiring authors and readers alike. To register, please click here.

Pay Your Fines Online

Electronic payment of your library fines is now available. Login to your Blackstone Library account and click on the unpaid fines and bills icon, which is located on the left hand side of your patron account page. Accepted forms of payment are Discover, Visa and Mastercard. Feel free to contact the library if you have any questions.

Hula Hoops to High Fashion: G. Fox & Co.

Go back in time to Fox’s heyday as we go from floor to floor recalling depts ranging from accessories to Toyland. You’ll learn about Beatrice Fox Auerbach, who made every visit to Fox’s so enjoyable and set the standard for customer service. 2/9 @ 7pm. (more…)

Thanksgiving Hours

The library is open on Friday, November 27 and Saturday, November 28 from 9 am to 5 pm and on Sunday, November 29 from 1 pm to 4 pm.

Amnesty Week – December 6 – 12, 2015

The Blackstone Library is offering “Amnesty Week” from December 6 – 12, 2015. Return your Blackstone Library overdue or billed books, DVDs, CDs and audiobooks during Amnesty Week and we will waive the fees and fines for those items.

(Please note that this amnesty period does not cover previous fines on patron accounts.)

Items may also be returned in our audiovisual and book drops which are located at the rear of the building and are open 24/7.