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.
Kanopy Kids is an excellent entertaining service for the whole family! With your Stonington Free Library card you can sign up for Kanopy, a video streaming service known for its selection of documentaries and independent films. You start each month with 5 play credits, but in Kanopy Kids you can watch as many videos as
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
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 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.
THE GREAT STONINGTON READ is the umbrella for our Winter Reading Challenges, 50 to Grow On (ages 7 and younger), Family Reading Challenge (school age) and Read BOLD! (teens – adults). All programs will run December 1 – April 1. We are celebrating reading and encouraging literacy across all ages. Please drop in to register
Thanks to our Donors!
“When we read together – when a grandfather reads to a granddaughter, when a teacher reads to a classroom, when a parent reads to a child, when a sister reads to a brother, when everyone in a town reads the same book silently, together – we are taken out of our aloneness. Together, we see
These are exciting times at the Stonington Free Library! Two years ago the Board of Trustees launched a strategic planning process. We engaged a highly respected consulting firm to assist us on the most rewarding and valuable part of the planning process—engaging the community. The community’s response to our outreach was overwhelmingly positive and reflected a remarkable level of participation. We look forward to continuing our successful partnership with the community as we implement new strategic initiatives to improve Stonington Free Library’s services and programs. We are grateful for the generous support of the Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut whose funding made it possible for the library to create this plan.