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

Open with modified hours:
Monday – Friday: 10:00 – 5:00
Saturday: 9:00 – 3:00
Sunday: 1:00 – 4:00

Upcoming Programs

Online

Online Library

Where creativity, imagination and learning meet! Access a robust collection of popular plays with everything needed to put on a production. Educators will love the lesson plans and extended learning pieces that help students become more fluent readers, understand core concepts, and internalize content. 

Upper Elementary & Middle School. Multi-media articles with high-interest, readable content. Primary sources, “Behind the Headlines” summarized current events, Timelines database, over 10,000 Biographies, citation builder, recommended websites, educator tools and printable graphic organizers.

Elementary School. Elementary age-appropriate articles that are easy-to-read with image-driven navigation and designed to build confidence and encourage creativity. Includes WebQuests, compare & contrast tools, biographies, inquiry-based activities, citations, educator tools and lesson plans.

Preschool & Early Elementary. For pre & emergent readers learning the fundamentals of reading and writing. Enforces early childhood curriculum with 350+ fiction / nonfiction read-aloud stories including fairy tales and nursery rhymes, printable activities and matching and tracing games. Includes short nonfiction videos with educator lessons & disguised learning activities.

A streaming movie service that offers access to pop culture favorites, box office hits, award-winning feature films, documentaries, and shorts.

To access iNDIEFLIX, sign into your LION: Libraries Online account using either the Libby app or the web version of the Libby app from your computer.
Look for “EXTRAS” and click on iNDIEFLIX.

Over 1,400 in-depth instructional videos for all creative makers from basic instruction to advanced techniques for fabric and yarn crafts, baking, drawing, and much more.

To access Craftsy, sign into your LION: Libraries Online account using either the Libby app or the web version of the Libby app from your computer.
Look for “EXTRAS” and click on Craftsy.

FamilySearch is the world’s largest repository of free genealogical records, based in the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah. Records from over 130 countries include birth, marriage, death, census, probate, land, military, International Genealogical Index, and more. In-Library use only. Remote access is not available.

Driving-Tests.org offers access to Connecticut DMV handbooks and practice tests to help you prepare for your learner’s permit, driver’s license, motorcycle license or commercial driver’s license

Unlimited access to hundreds of courses for lifelong learning and personal enrichment on subjects like history, food & wine, finance, travel and much more.

To access The Great Courses, sign into your LION: Libraries Online account using either the Libby app or the web version of the Libby app from your computer.
Look for “EXTRAS” and click on The Great Courses.

Interview coaching, resume assistance, career guidance, and an Adult Learning Center.

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North Branford Public Libraries Seed Library will be available on March 2nd at both the Atwater and Smith libraries! 

All you need is your library card! 🌱

For more information, click here: https://nbranfordlibraries.org/services-in-the-library/seed-library/

North Branford Public Libraries' Seed Library will be available on March 2nd at both the Atwater and Smith libraries!

All you need is your library card! 🌱

For more information, click here: nbranfordlibraries.org/services-in-the-library/seed-library/
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Do you have questions about tax assistance? Ask us for the contact information for our VITA representative, and well get you the help you need!

Atwater: 203-315-6020
Smith: 203-484-0469

For further details, click here: https://nbranfordlibraries.org/services-in-the-library/income-tax-resources/

Do you have questions about tax assistance? Ask us for the contact information for our VITA representative, and we'll get you the help you need!

Atwater: 203-315-6020
Smith: 203-484-0469

For further details, click here: nbranfordlibraries.org/services-in-the-library/income-tax-resources/
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Wednesday, February 21st @ 6:30PM, tune in for the second of our Amazing Connecticut Tales Series with Mike Allen! The amazing tale this month is: The Legend of the Leatherman!

Tune in from home via Zoom, or come to the Atwater Memorial Library and view in our Community Room!

To register, or for more information, click here: https://northbranford.librarycalendar.com/event/amazing-ct-tales-legend-leatherman-livestream-8883

Wednesday, February 21st @ 6:30PM, tune in for the second of our Amazing Connecticut Tales Series with Mike Allen! The amazing tale this month is: The Legend of the Leatherman!

Tune in from home via Zoom, or come to the Atwater Memorial Library and view in our Community Room!

To register, or for more information, click here: northbranford.librarycalendar.com/event/amazing-ct-tales-legend-leatherman-livestream-8883
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New Arrivals

Hotel Portofino
Five nights at Freddy's
Holdovers
Hunger games
Bride
The Fury
Fourteen days
Happy days