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

Learn anything, anytime and anywhere with over 500 lifelong learning courses in over 30 subject areas, many of which offer continuing education units (CEUs).

To access Universal Class, 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 Universal Class.

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.

researchIT CT provides students, faculty and residents with online access to essential library and information resources. It is administered by the Connecticut State Library in conjunction with your local library.

Ratings, reviews and recommendations for thousands of products and services.

Music, movies, TV, e-books, audiobooks and comics.

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Ms. Mary kicks-off her Tots and Tunes programs at the Edward Smith Library on January 31st!

Enjoy 30-minutes of songs, stories, and movement. This program is recommended for ages 18-months and up with a parent or care-giver. Siblings are welcome!

For more information, click here: https://nbranfordlibraries.org/kids/

Ms. Mary kicks-off her Tots and Tunes programs at the Edward Smith Library on January 31st!

Enjoy 30-minutes of songs, stories, and movement. This program is recommended for ages 18-months and up with a parent or care-giver. Siblings are welcome!

For more information, click here: nbranfordlibraries.org/kids/
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February 8th @ 6:30PM, Sydney Sherman, long-time friend and collaborator of North Branford Public Libraries, returns once more to discuss the haunting tale of Emily Rose.

The tragic story of Anneliese Michel, AKA Emily Rose, has been portrayed in countless books and movies. But the real story has gone untold.

To register, or for more information, click here: https://northbranford.librarycalendar.com/event/exorcism-emily-rose-presented-sydney-sherman-livestreamed-event

February 8th @ 6:30PM, Sydney Sherman, long-time friend and collaborator of North Branford Public Libraries, returns once more to discuss the haunting tale of Emily Rose.

The tragic story of Anneliese Michel, AKA Emily Rose, has been portrayed in countless books and movies. But the real story has gone untold.

To register, or for more information, click here: northbranford.librarycalendar.com/event/exorcism-emily-rose-presented-sydney-sherman-livestreamed...
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January 18th @ 6:30PM, join us and our returning special guest, Constance Hallinan Lagan, Director of the Entrepreneurial Center for Small Business Development.

The pandemic changed our economic and social tapestry in previously unforeseen ways. Shifting old ways of thinking and behaving is necessary as we adjust to these new realities. This webinar presents steps which help transform uncertainty into fulfillment -- through cognitive theory, perception formation, and action motivation. Q&A session to follow.

To register, or for more information, click here: https://northbranford.librarycalendar.com/event/shifting-gears-and-exploring-new-possibilities-livestreamed-event

January 18th @ 6:30PM, join us and our returning special guest, Constance Hallinan Lagan, Director of the Entrepreneurial Center for Small Business Development.

The pandemic changed our economic and social tapestry in previously unforeseen ways. Shifting old ways of thinking and behaving is necessary as we adjust to these new realities. This webinar presents steps which help transform uncertainty into fulfillment -- through cognitive theory, perception formation, and action motivation. Q&A session to follow.

To register, or for more information, click here: northbranford.librarycalendar.com/event/shifting-gears-and-exploring-new-possibilities-livestream...
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New Arrivals

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Split
Where there once was water