Free Summer Meals for Children 18 and Under

The James Blackstone Memorial Library is now a drop-off point for the Branford Public School’s Free Summer Meals Program. Bag lunches for children and teens will be provided MOST Mondays thru Fridays while supplies last.


Spices of the World – 8/10 @ 6:30pm

This hands on class all about spices will teach you what spices work well together, with what type of dishes; spices by region & more.  You’ll taste samples to determine the mystery spice, as well as taste testing various spices. To register, click here.

Memorial Day Holiday

The library will be closed on Sunday, May 29 and on Monday, May 30 for the Memorial Day holiday. We will be open for our regular hours, 9 am to 5 pm, on Saturday, May 28.

Sunday hours will resume on Sunday, September 11.

Summer Reading Sign Up

School is out, so summer reading has begun. To get in the game click down below.
Elementary School Summer Reading Sign Up
Middle School and Up Summer Reading Sign Up

Shakesperience presents Julius Caesar

Shakespeare’s tale of political intrigue & betrayal is brought to life in this adaptation by Emily Mattina. The balance of power is staged on a metal toy construction set that devolves along with the action. FREE. Register here.

Local Author Expo & Book Fair

We’re hosting our first Local Author Expo on May 21, 2016 to highlight the works of over 30 local authors. We’ll have author talks, books sales & signings, and a food truck on site. Read more.