In keeping with its tradition, Stonington Garden Club recently sponsored five books for the library’s collection. Over many years, the garden club has remembered its late members by sponsoring the purchase of new gardening books for Stonington Free Library. The memorial titles feature a book plate with the garden club logo and the name of
All Week Follow us on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter to share and hear about great library experiences Monday – April 5 State of America’s Libraries Report Released SFL Online Trivia #1 Tuesday – April 6 National Library Workers Day The Hill We Climb read by Mrs. Frey Wednesday – April 7 National Library Outreach Day
MAY 2021 – Library Card Online Holds Service Feature Did you know that you can access your SFL library card account from the comfort of your home? Using the barcode number on your library card, you can sign in to our online catalog. From there, you can place holds on titles in our collection and
June 2021 Summer is Coming . . . We paid close attention to all your comments in our survey last summer and with them in mind, we have a new, exciting, user friendly experience to offer this year. Our new software program, Beanstack will make participating in our summer reading programs faster and easier.
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JUNE 2021 Discover new treasures or revisit favorites for free or reduced admission with museum passes from Stonington Free Library! The library offers passes to local museums and attractions that can be checked out with your library card. With a valid library card, you can check out a museum pass for two days. Visit the
Celebrate Black History Month with the Stonington Free Library Books and Movies Available Books Online Books Films SFL Events on YouTube The Green Book in New London and Stonington A Hidden History of Mystic and Stonington Frederick Douglass in New London James Baldwin Community Events La Grua Center Event on Writing, Reading, and Racism: Celebrating Today’s
Belinda’s Book Notes – June 2021 Travel, Travelers, Journeys of the Foot and the Heart June 13th is the birthday of William Butler Yeats, the great Irish poet and one of the greatest poets of the Twentieth Century. This is what he heard ‘in the deep heart’s core’ while standing on London’s ‘pavements grey’ –
What is SimplyE? SimplyE is a free, open source app that contains more than 300,000 ebooks and audiobooks. It combines the CT State Library’s digital collection, the New York Public Library’s collection of classics, SFL’s Overdrive collection, and more all in one place! To access SimplyE all you need is an Apple or Android smart
MAY 2021 Have you noticed that library books often have clear shiny covers? Have you ever wondered how the covers got there? At Stonington Free Library, three specially-trained volunteers wrap all of our new hardcover books. They use things like Polyfit Center Cut Book Jacket Covers, which come on a big roll. Layering and folding