26 Main St. Jewett City, CT 06351 (860) 376-0024

            


Many thanks to all our patrons for their patience and cooperation as we safely navigate the reopening process.

 We are pleased to announce that patrons are now able to come into the library for browsing shelves on the main floor

 or to use the computer without an appointment. In addition, the Children's area

is now open for appointments for adults with school-aged children. Mask and hand sanitizing required.

Please call (860)376-0024 for details and to make an appointment for the Children's area!  We look forward to seeing you!



Stop in to browse our great selection of Used Books and DVDs for Sale in the foyer!

Curbside pickup will also continue to be available.

   Staff will not accept materials in hand and all items are set aside for 3 days before being checked in and 

backdated to the day they were returned.

You can check the available books and DVDs on our online catalog 

@ slater.biblio.org or by downloading the Acorn Catalog App to your phone or tablet.

 You can also call the library @ (860) 376-0024 to request the materials that 

you would like to check out. 

A librarian will call you back to let you know what items are available.

There are designated parking spots and signage to help with picking up materials.


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Staff are in the library: 

        Monday, Wednesday and Friday Noon - 5:00 pm    
              
Tuesday and Thursday 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm

 Saturday 10:00 am - 2:00 pm



Now is the perfect time to get a library card! Residents of Griswold and Lisbon can stop in the 

foyer and sign up for a card. 

All you need is an ID with your Griswold or Lisbon address. 

Your library card gives you access to books, dvds, magazines and audiobooks as well as our

ebooks through our digital platform, Libby.

Digital library cards will continue to be available by emailing slaterlibrary@yahoo. Please include

name, address, birthday and phone number. 

Online offerings from Slater Library:

The CT State Library offers many free databases to the public with a CT State Library card!

                           Applications are available at Slater Library or online @ https://ctstatelibrary.org/about/library-card/

Check out this great resource for students and adults alike!

Subscription Newspaper Databases & Indexes - Newspapers for Historical &  Genealogical Research - LibGuides Home at Connecticut State Library,  Division of Library Development
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Interested in learning more about your family's history from the comfort of your own home?

Introducing HeritageQuest powered by Ancestry! Use your Slater Library card to create an account

and start exploring the billions of records, like census data, city directories, wills, probate and immigration information.

Click on the link below to get started!





We are excited to be offering Wowbrary, a weekly email newsletter that lets you know about 

all the new books, audiobooks and dvd's that Slater Library has to offer!

                                                                             Sign up at  http://www.wowbrary.org


The Libby app continues to be available with your valid library card to download books and audiobooks

on your phone or tablet. Scroll to the bottom of the page for information about downloading the app.

Newly added to our platform of ebooks and audiobooks and is Simply E. Download the Simply E app and check

out the list of new titles available through the Connecticut State Library's eGO platform. 





         While we are unable to have in-person programs, we hope that you will drop by the library 

and pick up a children's craft project to create at home!

Crafts kits are available at the desk in the front foyer and by curbside pick up.



Check out our Facebook page for a Cooking Class with Chef Rob!


Stop by Slater Library to pick up the recipes for an Italian Feast!

This class is for all ages and is sponsored by Friends of Slater Library
 
The Facebook link will be sent to participants, which you can watch live on Saturday, January 23rd at 3 pm or 

watched later, as it will be posted on our Facebook page for serveral weeks.




                                                   



SLATER LIBRARY and FANNING ANNEX
26 Main St
Jewett City, Ct. 06351
(860) 376-0024
Director - Rebecca Jusseaume
Children's Librarian - Kathleen Brown