Campaign to Update and Fund a Library for the 21st Century Stonington, Conn. (August 13, 2020) – The Stonington Free Library (SFL) is pleased to announce the public launch of our Capital Campaign to Update and Fund a Library for the 21st Century. The goal of the Campaign is to provide increased access to Library
Here’s what you need to know about how the interior renovation will affect you: Curbside pick-up and telephone support will not be available Thursday, August 13th, through Saturday, August 15th, due to demolition work. Please check our website or social media regularly for updates. You can also call or email us. There will be future dates when curbside pick-up and telephone support are not available during the renovation.
For a limited time you can come into the Library! Everyone who enters MUST wear a mask and observe social distancing. Limited access from July 29 through August 8 (weekdays 10 to 5, Saturdays 10 to 1). Curbside pickup is also available.
Stonington Free Library just made a huge addition to our digital offerings! Welcome Kanopy! Kanopy is a streaming service, similar to Netflix, that is available for free without ads. Exclusively partnering with libraries and universities, Kanopy’s mission is to “ensure that everyone has access to enriching films that bridge cultural boundaries, spark discussion, and expand
Already have an account? Go directly to https://stoningtonfree.kanopy.com/ What is Kanopy? Kanopy is a video streaming service made available to you by your library. With it, you can stream from a collection of over 30,000 independent and documentary films, including videos from The Criterion Collection, The Great Courses, Media Education Foundation, and
As we approach July 4th, celebrating the birth of a nation founded on the principle that “all men are created equal”, we must recognize that throughout our history this promise of equality has not held true for many of our citizens. As a member of the American Library Association (ALA), the Stonington Free Library supports
A list of resources to help increase awareness of the nature of systemic racism.
Big news! One Book One Region is back with its 2020 selection, Crazy Brave by Joy Harjo. Help us kick-off the program with a virtual celebration featuring keynote speaker, Sandy Grande from Connecticut College. Please register on OneBookOneRegion.org to receive the Zoom link for the event. Hope to see you there! One Book One
We are excited to announce the first steps we are taking to reopen the Library. Step One: The book drop will reopen on Tuesday, May 26th. Any borrowed library materials returned in the book drop will be collected by library staff and placed in quarantine for 72 hours. We will continue to waive fines until
Each spring I start my day by checking on my seedlings. I’ll touch the top of their soil to see if they need water, I’ll rotate the ones furthest from the light so they don’t grow crooked, and then I’ll ogle at and coo over every new little leaf. I cannot overemphasize the awe that