The State Bond Commission approved a $145,000 grant for the Stonington Free Library on Wednesday, December 18th, 2019. The Library was awarded the funding by the State Library Construction Grant Program last year. Once awarded, the Library was required to raise matching funds within a year before seeking bonding approval. Thanks to our generous community the matching funds were raised through awards from state and local governments, foundations and private individuals.
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.
Dyslexia is a specific learning disability in reading. People with dyslexia have trouble reading accurately and fluently. They may also have trouble with reading comprehension, spelling and writing. This post includes many resources on dyslexia.
Thank you to our sponsors and 249 runners. The Battle of Stonington 5K was a great fundraiser and community event raising $4,300 to support the Library. A special thank you to Kelley’s Pace for being a wonderful partner in bringing this event, Dime Bank for being a presenting sponsor, and Woodfellas onsite pizza trailer and
In honor of our Summer Reading Program – A Universe of Stories, The Stonington Free Library held a Read & Raise, READATHON to raise much-needed funds for our beloved library on Friday, August 2nd. Our readers raised over $2,000 which was matched by the law firm of Leckerling, Ladwig & Leamon LLC for a total
Our Adult Summer Reading Program is back from Monday, June 17 through Friday, August 2.
Looking to donate books for The Annual Book Sale at the Stonington Village Fair? Beginning June 8th, SFL volunteers will be accepting donations at the United Church at 67 Main St., Stonington on Saturdays from 9am to 12pm, and Wednesdays from 3pm to 6pm until July 13th. We are looking for volunteers for pricing and sorting books, and to work the day of the Fair Saturday, August 3.