Atwater Memorial Library

1720 Foxon Road
North Branford, CT 06471
203-315-6020 / Fax 203-315-6021

Edward Smith Library

3 Old Post Road
Northford, CT 06472
203-484-0469 / Fax 203-484-6024

 

Hours for Both Libraries

Monday – Thursday: 10:00 – 8:00
Friday: 10:00 – 5:00
Saturday: 9:00 – 12:00
Sunday: CLOSED

COVID-19 Mask Policy:

Masks are not required in the Library for vaccinated and unvaccinated individuals. 

Upcoming Programs

WeeRock

A playful 30-minute session of music and movement, fingerplays, songs and stories with your preschooler!  We'll use musical instruments, rhythm sticks, scarves and books. This is a drop-in program, registration is suggested but NOT required.

 

10:30am - 11:00am View Details

Monday Night Mah Jongg

Want to Join?

Monday Night Mah Jongg is for those looking to play the game with, or a group of players looking to join!

Some previous knowledge or experience is required, but you don't need to be a pro! Beginners are welcome!

Although this is not a instructional group, members will be more than willing to give pointers while playing.

What to Bring

For those playing the American version of the game, you will need a current Mah Jongg card.

If you have a Mah Jongg set, bring it! Not everyone needs one, but the more there are the better.

Bring some friends to join, a good attitude, and spread the word!

6:00pm - 8:00pm View Details

Tots 'n Tunes Story Time

Story time at the Smith Library with music, stories, crafts and parachute play.

Recommended for ages 18 months and up with a parent or caregiver. Siblings welcome!

This is a drop-in program, registration is NOT required.

10:30am - 11:00am View Details

MEET-UP: Thimble Island Sea Mist

Cruise the Thimble Islands aboard the Sea Mist!

Join us with your parent or caregiver for a 45-minute, narrated sightseeing cruise of the Thimble Islands aboard the Sea Mist.

Reserve early, spots are limited.

  • Adults - $16
  • Children (4-12 years) - $10
  • Pay as you board - cash only!

Meet at the big pavilion on the dock in Stony Creek at 3:30pm. Boat leaves at 4pm.
Summer parking can be tricky, please plan accordingly.

4:00pm - 5:00pm View Details
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