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May News

Marigolds for Mom

Need a little gift for Mom or any other special person? Children are invited to the Bill Memorial Library in the City of Groton on Saturday, May 7 between 12:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. to decorate a clay pot and fill it with a beautiful plant to take home. All ages are welcome, but younger children will need an adult to help them. You can register by calling the library at 860-445-0392 or stopping by the front desk. This program is free and open to the public. For more information, check out our flyer here.



Spring Swing 2016 - Tickets on Sale Now!

Swing to the sounds of the Cartells and benefit the Bill Memorial Library! Our annual benefit takes place Saturday, May 21st from 7-9pm, and you won't want to miss this. Advance tickets are $30 per person or $50 per couple, and ticket prices include champagne, desserts, and door prizes including a grand prize trip to Florida!

Starting Monday, April 18th, tickets can be purchased before the event at this link or by calling the Library at (860)445-0392.

This event is generously sponsored by Ann McBride Real Estate. Check out our flyer for more information.



Change in Tech Help Schedule - Effective Immediately

Starting in April, there will be no Tech Help Sessions on Monday evenings. These sessions will be available for scheduling starting in mid-June. We apologize for any inconvenience and thank you for your patience!



Teen Video Game and Pizza Night - May 19th

Be competitive at the library! Teens in grades 6 through 12 are invited to the Library on Thursday, May 19 at 6:00 p.m. for Video Games & Pizza. Test your gaming skills on our Wii and Nintendo systems while chowing down pizza and drinks provided by the library. Teens are encouraged to bring their own games and their appetites! For more information or to tell us you are coming, call the Library at (860)445-0392 and check out our flyer here.



The Nutmeg Book Awards - Nominees Announced!

The ballots have been cast, and the nominees for the 2017 Nutmeg Book Award have been announced! Check out our Kids' Page and Teens' Page for age specific lists. Winner will be announced on the Nutmeg Book Award Homepage around May 15th.



Free Audiobooks for Teens Starting May 5th

Attention teen readers! Starting May 5th, a summer audiobook program called SYNC will give away two complete audiobook downloads a week completely free! For more information about this program, check out our Teen Page.



New Adult Fiction

Gone Again
The Gangster
The Steel Kiss
Private Paris
High Dive
Clawback: A Novel
The Travelers
Crazy Blood
Noonday: A Novel
Star Wars: The Force Awakens
One Under
Dear Emma
Heirs and Assigns
The Passenger
Memoirs of an Imaginary Friend: A Novel
The Queen of the Tearling


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New NF

If at Birth You Don't Succeed: My Adventures with Disaster and Destiny
When Breath Becomes Air
Resumes for Dummies


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