The Blackstone Library is partnering with the Astronomical Society of New Haven to offer a specially designed 4 1/2 inch telescope for patrons of all ages to borrow from the Blackstone and use at home!
The library will be closed on Sunday, May 28 and Monday, May 29 for the Memorial Day holiday. We will be open for our regular hours, 9 am to 5 pm, on Saturday, May 27.
Sunday hours will resume on Sunday, September 10.
Learn all the major elements of writing compelling stories in this 3-part fiction writing workshop taught by Sarah Bradley. Classes held the 1st three Saturdays in June. Click here to RSVP. Space is limited.
Want to know more about the improvements to the Blackstone?
Join us on Tuesday, May 23, anytime between 12:30–2 pm
for an Open House Event.
The library has been building a small collection of books in Spanish, both fiction and nonfiction. They are located on a shelf in the Adult Fiction area on the ground floor. Ask at a desk for more information or search here to see what titles we own.
The library is pleased to offer two new language learning opportunities, Pronunciator and SCOLA. Visit our Digital Resources page to learn more.
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the Reference Department at 203-488-1441, ext. 318.
The library has three T-Mobile and three Sprint hotspots available for a one week checkout. You can place a hold online (keyword search: hotspot) or call the Reference desk at 203-488-1441, ext. 318.
** Please note that the hotspots must be picked up and dropped off at the ground floor checkout desk. The hotspots cannot be renewed.
Sunday, May 21 @ 2pm – Relive the music, the memories and the magic of John, Paul, George and Ringo! Dressed in replica costumes with the exact instrumentation, The Hofners will play note-for-note renditions of The Beatles’ most beloved classics.
The library will be closed on Sunday, April 16 for the Easter holiday.
The library will be open for regular hours, 9 am to 5 pm on Good Friday, April 14 and on Saturday, April 15.
The Branford Community Foundation (BCF) is generously offering a $100,000 matching grant for donations to the Blackstone Library’s Campaign for the Blackstone. When you donate up to $1,000, BCF will MATCH your donation, doubling the gift you give! Read more about this announcement in the New Haven Register, The Sound, and The Branford Eagle.