2019 - The Year in Review

THIS MONTH'S NEWS

January 7, 2020

The Bill Memorial Library in the City of Groton will celebrate Harry Potter on Take Your Child to the Library Day! Stop in between 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 1st as the library transforms into Hogwarts. Children and their grownups can drop in for activities, crafts, and snacks. Participants in costume will receive a prize. The snow date for this event is Saturday, February 8th; check our Facebook page or call the library for updates or more information.

Library hours are Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, 10:00 A.M. to 8:00 P.M.; Wednesday and Friday, 10:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.; and Saturday, 10:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M.

December 12, 2019

The Bill Memorial Library in the City of Groton is now taking registration for our Wonderful Winter Story Time, a story program for children ages birth through age 5, with a caregiver. Story Time meets every Monday at 10:30 a.m., beginning on January 6, 2020 through March 16, with no session on Martin Luther King Day, January 20 or President’s Day, February 17. Story Time features stories, songs with live music, and finger plays in the Children’s Room. Registration is required and room capacity is limited; please stop by the library or call 860-445-0392 for further information or to register.

October 26, 2019

If you have a collection or artwork that you would like to be displayed, The Bill Memorial Library has a secure museum display case available.  Please call the Library at 860-445-0392 for more information.

October 8, 2019

Girls Who Code empowers girls to learn to code while having fun!  Open to students in grades 6 - 12.  Registration is required, please call the Library at 860-445-0392 to register!

May 23, 2019

Visit driving-tests.org on our website to study the Connecticut Drivers' Education manual and then take practice tests.  Take the practice tests as often as you would like, for free.  Study at your own pace until you are ready to visit the Department of Motor Vehicles to take the actual test!

January 17, 2019

The Bill Memorial Library will host the Creative Writers of New London County on the second Thursday of every month from 5:30 to 7:30, beginning on Thursday, February 14, 2019.  Bring a pen, paper, all of your best ideas and work of your own (several copies please).  The Creative Writers of New London County are a group of writers who meet up to share, discuss and critique one another’s work using constructive criticism. Whether your goal is to publish, have personal work reviewed or just to meet writing friends, all are welcome.

Library hours are Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday, 10:00 A.M. to 8:00 P.M., Wednesday and Friday, 10:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. and Saturday, 10:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M.

October 1, 2017

The Bill Memorial Library, in partnership with the Riverfront Children’s Center in Groton, is pleased to announce the commencement of the 1000 Books Before Kindergarten program. Beginning Monday, September 18, families are invited to come to the library and pick up a registration packet containing program information and reading logs. This free program encourages parents to read 1000 books with their newborn, toddler, or preschool child before he or she starts kindergarten, with the library providing small incentives for each milestone met. This program is designed for children from birth to age 5 and is partially funded by The Friends of The Bill Memorial Library. For more information, please stop by the library or call 860-445-0392. For more information, check out our flyer here.

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THE BILL MEMORIAL LIBRARY

240 Monument Street / Groton, CT 06340

860-445-0392

 

Library Hours:

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday: 10-8
Wednesday & Friday: 10-5
Saturday: 10-3
Closed Sunday