Slater Library and Fanning Annex 26 Main St. Jewett City, CT 06351 (860) 376-0024

  • Slater Library will be closed

  • Monday, January 17th in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Library Hours:

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday Noon - 5:30 pm

Thursday Noon - 6:30 pm

Friday: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Saturday: 10:00 am-2:00 pm


Office Hours with State Representative, Brian Lanoue - 1/10 and 1/24, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

We are pleased to announce that Slater Library is open without appointment.

Computers are available to patrons on the main level and in the children's area.

Curbside pickup will also continue to be available.

All patrons are required to wear a mask while in the library.


Now is the perfect time to get a library card!

Residents of Griswold and Lisbon can stop in and sign up for a card.

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

Your library card give you access to books, DVDs, magazines and audiobooks as well

as ebooks through Libby, our digital platform.

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

@ 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 which items are available.

Upcoming Programs and Events:

Children's Events:

Make and Take Crafts:

Beaded Snake Craft (through 1/15/22 while supplies last!)

Starting 1/18/22: Chinese Dragon Puppet Craft

Drop-in Lego® Challenge!

Wednesday, January 19th @ 3 pm: Favorite Snack Food


Drop-in Storytime with Mrs. Brown

Saturday, February 12th @ 10:30 am


Adult Events:

Yarn and Darn! Next date: January 21, 2022

Third Fridays NEW TIME THIS MONTH: 3-4 PM

We are meeting on the third Friday of the month in our cozy Children's Room. Bring any hand work that you are working on: knitting, crocheting, embroidery, sewing - you name it!

Book Clubs @ Slater Library

First Mondays @ 1:00 pm (Next meeting 2/7)

Second Fridays @ 1:30 pm(Book: "The Woman in Cabin 10," 1/14)

Historical Fiction Book Club Last Thursdays @ 5:30-6:30 (Book: "Before We Were Yours," 1/27)

Call (860) 376-0024 to sign-up. Books will be available a few weeks before the meeting. Staff will contact participants when books are available to pick up.

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Applications are available at Slater Library or online


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

all the new books, audiobooks and dvds that Slater Library has to offer!

Sign up at

The Libby app and Simply E app* offer an outstanding selection of ebooks and audiobooks and are available with your valid library card to download books and audiobooks on your phone or tablet.

*The Simple E app has been discontinued and patrons currently using Simply E will be transitioned to the new Palace app when it becomes available. We will provide more details as they become available.

Library Director - Rebecca Jusseaume

Children's Librarian - Kathleen Brown