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.
Summer Reading Registration opens on June 17!
Events are FREE and open to Summer Reading participants.
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!