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.
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
The Stonington Free Library will hold a Public Hearing on Thursday, May 28, 2020, at 4:00 P.M. via Zoom Virtual Meeting Platform to discuss its Internet and Computer Use Policy and web filtering software.
Stonington Free Library Breaks Ground LIBRARY’S VISION OF INCREASED ACCESS FOR ALL TAKES A STEP CLOSER TO REALITY Stonington, Conn. (November 3, 2019) – The Stonington Free Library is pleased to announce that the ground has been broken on construction of its new addition. The celebration of this milestone was attended by Library staff
The Stonington Free Library is pleased to announce that after a rigorous review process, it has selected G. Donovan Associates as the general contractor for the new ADA addition on the eastern side of the Library. This addition focuses on increasing accessibility for all members of the community to all parts of the existing Library and includes an ADA compliant ramp, entrance, elevator and restrooms on both levels. We expect construction to begin late October; however, preparatory site work will happen before groundbreaking.
Our Adult Summer Reading Program is back from Monday, June 17 through Friday, August 2.
Looking for volunteer opportunities in Town? Stop by the Stonington Non-Profits Volunteer Fair on Saturday, June 1 from 10 to 12. The Fair will be on the lawn outside the Library facing Water St. A number of non-profit organizations will be in attendance to discuss volunteer opportunities.
On a cool Saturday in April, over 150 guests assembled in the heart of Stonington Borough for the 11th annual Mystery Dinner at the Stonington Free Library, which had been transformed for the evening into the famous Parisian bookstore Shakespeare & Company circa 1919. Attendees mounted the front steps, decorated like the bookstore’s with the words of Hafiz of Shiraz: “I wish I could show you when you are lonely or in darkness the astounding light of your own being,” and were welcomed by Mystery Dinner Co-Chairs Beth Leamon and Sage Williams. Upon arrival, guests were also presented with the solution to the mystery – the names and locations of their Mystery Dinner homes!
On Library Giving Day we received a generous offer from Sibby Lynch and Michael Schefers to fund a year’s subscription to the Adobe Creative Cloud. This includes well-known programs for video, design, photography, and the web, such as Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Premiere Pro, Acrobat and more.