NEWS FROM THE BILL MEMORIAL LIBRARY

Thursday, 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.

Saturday, January 5, 2019

On Saturday, February 2, 2019, from 9:00-10:00 AM, the Bill Memorial Library will host Town Manager John Burt, City of Groton Mayor Keith Hedrick, Town Director of Planning and Development Jonathan Reiner, and Town Economic and Community Development Manager Paige Bronk as they answer questions about Groton’s economic development program, current development activity, and the process for the further redevelopment of Groton Heights School, Mystic Education Center, Seely School, Col. Ledyard School and the Pleasant Valley School.

     

Coffee and refreshments will be served at this informal event and registration is not required.  Please call the library at 860-445-0392 for additional information.

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Adults age 18+ are invited to the Bill Memorial Library on Tuesday, December 11th at 6pm to create a unique paper craft to keep or give as a gift. We will take a simple paper coffee cup and transform it into an amazing holiday creation. All materials will be supplied by the library.  This program is free and registration is required.  Please call the library at (860) 445-0392 for more information or to register.

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

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 http://www.billmemorial.org/friends.html

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.

Thursday, November 1, 2018

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Monday, October 1, 2018

The Friends of the Bill Memorial Library are hosting Community Coloring Nights for Adults every Monday from 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. in the City of Groton, CT.  Community members are invited to start the week off right with relaxing grown-up coloring pages and good conversation.  Bring a friend or come meet a new neighbor!  This program is free and registration is not required.  Coloring pages and pencils will be supplied , but you are welcome to bring your own!

For more information please stop by the library or call 860-445-0392. 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.

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

The Bill Memorial Library to Hold Voter Registration Drive on National Voter Registration Day 2018, in time for State and Federal Midterm Elections.

From 10:00 A.M. – 7:00 P.M. on, Tuesday, September 25, 2018, The Bill Memorial Library will join over 3,000 partners nationwide in hosting a National Voter Registration Day 2018 event at the Library as part of a massive 50-state effort to register thousands of voters.

The goal for this year’s annual National Voter Registration Day is to increase participation in the 2018 midterm and state elections across the country by encouraging Americans to register to vote and make their voices heard at the ballot box. While presidential elections get the media attention, midterm elections are a chance for voters to not only impact how their state is run but how their state is represented in the Federal government.  Since its founding in 2012, National Voter Registration Day has grown into a massive cultural and civic event with nationwide reach.

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Wednesday, July 25, 2018

The Bill Memorial Library in the City of Groton, CT is proud to present “Revisiting the Founding Era: A Town Hall Discussion” on Wednesday, July 25th at 5:30pm.  Join us for this panel discussion with scholars and community leaders as we explore the themes and ideas that shaped the Founding Era of our country and how those themes continue to influence our lives today.  Our panel will feature Dr. Roger Smith of Colonial Research Associates, Dr. Kevin McBride of the University of Connecticut, Mayor Keith Hedrick of the City of Groton, and Councilor Jill Rusk of the City of Groton.  Following their panel discussion, the floor will be opened for question and answer.  This program is free and open to the public.  Registration is appreciated.  For more information or to register, please call the library at (860) 445-0392.

This programming series at the Library is made possible by a Revisiting the Founding Era grant awarded to the Bill Memorial Library in the summer of...

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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