NEWS FROM THE BILL MEMORIAL LIBRARY

Friday, June 28, 2019

Free Healthy breakfasts and lunches are available this summer at the Bill Memorial Library. Sponsored by the Groton Public Schools and the US Department of Agriculture, nutritious meals are available to children 18 and under,  Monday - Friday, 06/24/2019 - 08/16/2019.

19.  Breakfasts are available 9:00 - 9:20 a. m. and lunches will be available 12: 20 - 12:45 p.m.

Monday, June 24, 2019

The Bill Memorial Library in the City of Groton will host the donkeys of Tripledale Farm of Guilford on Tuesday, July 9 at 1:00 p.m.  Meet the donkeys up close and learn about these thoughtful intelligent creatures.  In case of bad weather, the rain date for the program is Thursday, July 11 at 1:00 p.m.  Sponsored by the Friends of the Bill Memorial Library, this program is part of the library's A Universe of Stories! 2019 Summer Reading program.  This program is free and no registration is required.  Call the library at 860-445-0392 or check the library's Facebook page for more information.

Saturday, June 22, 2019

Teens entering grades 6-12 in the fall are invited to design and launch their own 2-liter soda bottle rocket at the Bill Memorial Library in the city of Groton, CT on Tuesday, July 2nd at 6:00 pm.  In the event of rain, please check the Bill Memorial Library website or Facebook page for more information.  This event is free and all other materials will be supplied.  Registration is required.  Please call the library at (860)445-0392 to reserve your space.

Thursday, June 20, 2019

All teens and adults are invited to join the Citadel Game Cellar and the Bill Memorial Library as they present "Gaming @ the Library" on Saturday, June 29th from 12:00 - 3:00 p.m.  There will be tabletop gaming for gamers of all levels.

The event is free and will take place at the Bill Memorial Library, 240 Monument Street, Groton, CT.  Please call the library at 860-445-0392 for more information.

Monday, June 17, 2019

Teen entering grades 6-12 in the fall are invited to the Bill Memorial Library in the City of Groton, CT for “To The Library & Beyond Book Club”.  Participants are invited to read a book of their choosing that fits a weekly theme.  For specific dates and themes, please visit www.billmemorial.org/summer-reading.  Participation in one of these book club sessions will fulfil the Fitch High School “Book Hour” requirement for summer reading.  This program is free, and all teens are invited to participate.  No registration is required.  For more information, please call the Library at (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.

Saturday, June 15, 2019

Summer is here, and that means it’s time for summer reading!  Teens entering grades 6-12 in the fall are invited to the Kickoff of “A Universe of Stories” at the Bill Memorial Library in the city of Groton, CT on Tuesday, June 25th at 6:00pm.  The evening will include party games, air brush tattoos, and make-your-own tie-dye t-shirts.  Teens will also have a chance to register for our summer reading program and pick up their reading log.  Participants are asked to bring their own white shirt for dying.  This event is free and all other materials will be supplied.  Registration is required.  Please call the library at (860)445-0392 to reserve your space.

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.

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

The Bill Memorial Library in the City of Groton invites kids in grades K through 5 to Animals Around the World, an exciting look at the animals that share our world, on Tuesday, July 2 at 1:00 p.m.  Presented by The Creature Teachers, this program is part of the library’s A Universe of Stories! 2019 Summer Reading program. This educational program is generously sponsored by The Mystic Woman’s Club. Call the library at 860-445-0392 for more information.

In the event of inclement weather, this program will move inside and be limited strictly to children in grades K-5 only, and only the first 45 attendees, per order of the Fire Marshal. We are working with our limited program space and apologize for any inconvenience.

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, June 8, 2019

The Bill Memorial Library in the City of Groton invites adults age 18 and older to blast-off with A Universe of Stories! our 2019 Summer Reading Program. Beginning Wednesday, June 26 through Saturday, August 3 participants can fill out an entry form available at the front desk and earn a raffle ticket for each book review you submit. Open to adults age 18 and older and the winners of the prize drawings will be notified after August 7. Prizes include dinner at Paul’s Pasta, a cruise for 2 aboard the Schooner Argia, passes for 2 to the Mystic Seaport Museum and dinner for 2 (max. value $100.00) at any restaurant at Foxwoods Resort Casino.

The Bill Memorial Library would like to thank Paul’s Pasta, Schooner Argia, Mystic River Cruises, Mystic Seaport Museum and Foxwoods Resort Casino for their generous support of the library’s program.

Call the library at 860-445-0392 for more information or stop in for a flyer listing all of the summer’s activities. Events are also posted on the library’s...

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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