The James Blackstone Memorial Library serves the residents of Branford by providing essential access to information, resources, and unique shared experiences to meet the needs of our community. By making a donation to the library today, you can help support the innovative programming and crucial services we offer that help educate and enrich our community. (more…)
The award winning preschool educational game that contains interactive books, puzzles and more is now available for FREE to our library patrons. Head to our Fun and Games page to create an account and see what other educational sites we have to offer.
What has the Bard got to do with Mr. Spock? More than you might expect! Come explore Shakespeare’s cosmic connections in this lively and entertaining talk. Presented by Rob Nelson. To register, please click here.
What’s lurking in YOUR Cosmetics, Personal Care, and Household Products?! Join us to learn how you can become an “ingredient detective” for the products that you, your family, & pets use every day. Click to register
It’s a night of murder and mystery at the Blackstone Library! When an author winds up dead at the library, everyone’s a suspect! Who killed Agatha Mystry? Solve the clues, interview suspects and help catch a killer. Saturday, May 9 at 7 PM
Join us for a hands-on, creative book club, where we create art while discussing Kristin Hannah’s The Nightingale. No experience required. Books & art materials provided. To register, click here. Sat, 3/28 @ 3pm
We’re excited to announce our latest subscription service that we offer to you for free with your Blackstone Library card: Mango Languages. Mango is a language learning tool that allows you to learn over 70 different languages, including English as a second language, right from your computer, smartphone, or tablet! Click here to create your profile. If you have any questions, feel free to call the Reference Department at 203-488-1441, ext. 318.
Did you know that you can search the New Haven Register, 1988 to the present, from home? Just click on the NewsBank link under QuickLinks from the library’s home page or under the Research tab. Enter your Blackstone Library barcode and start searching. Feel free to call the Reference Department at 203-488-1441, ext. 318 if you have any questions.
The Library will be closing at 12 noon today due to the inclement weather. No items are due today.
Join us on March 10 @ 7pm as Psychobiographer Fred Biamonte takes us into the mind of Norman Rockwell, a chronic depressive, & shows us how Rockwell painted his happiness, rather than lived it.