Sing Along With Santa

Join us at the Bill Memorial Library, in the City of Groton, on Wednesday, November 28, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. for an evening with Santa Claus. Santa and some of his friends will make a stop at the library to visit with all the children before leaving for the North Pole. Enjoy some old-fashioned Christmas caroling with live music and warm up with hot cocoa and cookies. NEW THIS YEAR – families with very young children (under age 5) will be permitted to enter at 5:30 to line up to see Santa before the caroling begins if they wish. Parents, be sure to bring your cameras for a great photo op! Santa will give each child the opportunity to be photographed with him in front of the library’s cozy firep

Community Coloring Cookie Swap

The Friends of the Bill Memorial Library invite you to a Community Coloring Cookie Swap. Join the Friends for an evening of cookie swapping for adults at the Bill Memorial Library on Monday, November 19th from 6-8 pm. Participants are asked to bring 2-4 dozen fall-themed cookies or treats to share. Everyone will take home a cookie box with a sampling of goodies. This event is not allergy-free, but allergen labels would be appreciated. No registration is required. The Friends of the Bill Memorial Library is a non-profit volunteer group committed to supporting and enriching the Bill Memorial Library of Groton, CT. For more information about becoming a friend of the Library, please visit h

Holiday Book Sale

The Friends of the Bill Memorial Library in the City of Groton, CT will host a Holiday Book Sale from Saturday, December 1st until Saturday, December 8th at the Bill Memorial Library during normal library hours. Stop by to find the perfect gift for a friend, family, or yourself! The sale will feature like-new coffee table books, adult fiction and non-fiction, cookbooks, and more. All proceeds support the Bill Memorial Library. 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.

Cocoa & Crafts Holiday Shopping Event

The Friends of the Bill Memorial Library are proud to present their second annual Cocoa & Crafts Holiday Shopping Event! Join us on Sunday, November 18th from 12pm-3pm at the Bill Memorial Library in Groton, CT and find a holiday gift for everyone on your list. An array of local crafters and artisans will be featured including our special guests, Six Paca Alpaca Farms. While you shop, taste unique hot cocoa creations or see our alpaca visitors. All proceeds from the event will benefit the Bill Memorial Library of Groton. In the event of inclement weather, the event will be held on Sunday, November 25th from 12-3pm. For more information, please call the Library at (860) 445-0392.

Candy Sushi

Calling all sweet tooths! The Bill Memorial Library in the City of Groton invites all teens in grades 6-12 to create your own homemade Candy Sushi on Tuesday, November 13th at 6:00pm. Each participant will make candy sushi rolls to share and take home. This event is free and all materials will be supplied. Registration is appreciated. Please call the library at (860) 445-0392 to reserve your spot.

International Games Week @ BML

The Bill Memorial Library in the City of Groton, CT will join over a thousand libraries during International Games Week as they transform their libraries with play. Patrons of all ages are invited to drop in to the library between 10am and 8pm on Tuesday, November 6th to play table top board games. Bring your family or invite a few friends! The library will have a small variety of games available for play, but participants are encouraged to bring a game along. Space for gaming will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Riverside Reptiles Presents: Jeepers Creepers!

We are proud to welcome back Jeepers Creepers! a special after-hours program for grade school children and their families on Saturday, November 3rd from 3:00 – 4:00 p.m., presented by Riverside Reptiles. Kids in grades 1 and above will see and touch a variety of reptiles, amphibians, arachnids, insects and more! Don't worry, we won't bite! With over 25 years’ experience, Riverside Reptiles is passionate about giving adults and children "hands on" learning experiences and teaching about reptiles, amphibians, and other fascinating creatures of the animal world. Registration is requested; please stop by the library or call 860-445-0392 for further information or to register.


240 Monument Street / Groton, CT 06340



Library Hours:

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