As we approach July 4th, celebrating the birth of a nation founded on the principle that “all men are created equal”, we must recognize that throughout our history this promise of equality has not held true for many of our citizens. As a member of the American Library Association (ALA), the Stonington Free Library supports
A list of resources to help increase awareness of the nature of systemic racism.
Big news! One Book One Region is back with its 2020 selection, Crazy Brave by Joy Harjo. Help us kick-off the program with a virtual celebration featuring keynote speaker, Sandy Grande from Connecticut College. Please register on OneBookOneRegion.org to receive the Zoom link for the event. Hope to see you there! One Book One
We are excited to announce the first steps we are taking to reopen the Library. Step One: The book drop will reopen on Tuesday, May 26th. Any borrowed library materials returned in the book drop will be collected by library staff and placed in quarantine for 72 hours. We will continue to waive fines until
Each spring I start my day by checking on my seedlings. I’ll touch the top of their soil to see if they need water, I’ll rotate the ones furthest from the light so they don’t grow crooked, and then I’ll ogle at and coo over every new little leaf. I cannot overemphasize the awe that
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.
Our favorite summer magician, Ed Pop, is sharing with us seven tricks this week for MAGIC WEEK AT SFL! We will post one new trick each day. Watch it, learn, and then video yourself trying it! You can post it to social media using #StonLibMagic or email it to firstname.lastname@example.org. All videos submitted by 11:59
Traffic information from the town: PAVING PROJECT ON LOWER WATER STREET IN STONINGTON BOROUGH STARTS MONDAY 4/27. THE PROJECT WILL TAKE ABOUT ONE WEEK. DURING THIS PERIOD, ONE WAY TRAFFIC FLOW WILL BE REVERSED ON TRUMBULL AND SCHOOL STREETS. TRAFFIC WILL BE REROUTED THROUGH TRUMBULL STREET AND SCHOOL STREET ON TO OMEGA STREET. THE POINT
Ready for a change of pace? Your whole family will enjoy the SFL version of quarantine BINGO. Our Spring Family BINGO is a simple way to engage your family’s various interests and celebrate our community at the same time. Print or take a screenshot of the Stonington Free Library Spring Family BINGO card. Have fun