RTM Votes to Fund Renovation Project

Our deepest thanks to all who voiced support for our planned renovation project and donated to our campaign.  At their special meeting on January 10, the RTM voted to  appropriate the necessary funding to make the project a reality!  We’ll post more information as we move forward with the process.  We could not have done this without you!

Blackstone Library Learning Commons

The Reference staff at the library has created a learning commons to provide instructions, tutorials, and links for a variety of topics. You’ll find tip sheets and links to tutorials on subjects such as downloading ebooks and audiobooks, Microsoft Office, email, computers, social media and more. Visit the Learning Commons page to see what is available; we will continue to add to and update the page.

Join us for Game Night! (Friday, Feb. 2 @ 6pm)

F2G2 (First Friday Game Group) meets on the 1st Friday of the month to play a wide variety of board games, from hilarious party games to brain burners! New to board gaming? No worries, we’ve got you covered! We provide and teach the games. With nearly 100 games in our collection, we’ve got something for everyone! Adults of all experience levels are welcome. RSVP here!

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

The library will be closed on Sunday, January 14 and on Monday, January 15 in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

 

 

iPhone/iPad Photography Class (1/16 @ 6pm)

Join Mac Expert Dave Wray to learn tips & tricks for taking great, high quality photos on your iphone & ipad. You’ll also learn editing techniques that will allow you to enhance your photos to their very best! SPACE LIMITED. Register today. RSVP here.

Library Closed Today

The library will be closed on Thursday, January 4 due to the storm. No items will be due back today. Stay safe and warm!

Holiday Hours

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.

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.

Origami Electra Workshop

Join us for Origami Electra, a paper-folding technique which uses 2+ sheets of paper to create an intricate 3D design.

We’ll teach you to create your own 3D lantern, lights included! Each family/group will leave with one lantern to share.

Materials & instructions provided.

To sign up please call 203. 488. 1441. ext 323 or click here.

Thanksgiving Hours

The library will close at 5 pm on Wednesday, November 22 and will be closed on Thanksgiving Day. The library will be open on Friday and Saturday from 9 am to 5 pm and on Sunday from 1 pm to 4 pm.