Slater Library and Fanning Annex 26 Main St. Jewett City, CT 06351 (860) 376-0024
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
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.
All patrons are required to wear a mask while in the library.
Curbside pickup will also continue to be available.
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 which items are available.
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 gives you access to books, DVDs, magazines and audiobooks as well
as ebooks through Libby, our digital platform.
Online offerings from Slater Library:
Whether you’re looking to find a new job in your current field or pursue a career in a different industry, Job & Career Accelerator™ has the powerful tools and expert guidance to help you through every step of the process. Job & Career Accelerator™ puts everything you need to land a job in one place. You can:
Explore over 1,000 different occupations
Discover the career that’s best for you
Search local and national job and internship postings
Create professional resumes and cover letters
Practice and master interviewing skills
Get valuable job-search tips and advice at every step
Organize and track your job-search progress
Click on the link below to explore this valuable free resource:
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
Check out this great resource for students and adults alike!
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!
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.
Upcoming Programs and Events:
Cook along with Chef Rob for a delicious variety of upcoming meals! Recipes are available at Slater Library and programs will take place on Facebook Live and will also be available to watch at a later time if you prefer.
Historical Fiction Book Club
New at Slater Library!
First Meeting: October 28, 2021
Book: The Exiles by Christina Baker Kline
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. Book discussion questions will be provided this first meeting to start the conversation. The group will guide how the meetings grow and will discuss and choose future book club reads.
After Hours @ Slater Library:
The Bobcat: Connecticut's Secretive Wild Cat
Wednesday, November 3rd @ 6:30 pm
Doors open at 6:15 pm'
Seating is limited, sign up is required
Paul Colburn presents this beautiful creature focusing on the natural history of bobcats in Connecticut with an overview of bobcat habitat and behaviors. Prepare to see artifacts and beautiful pictures. This program will run about 80 minutes and is for an Adult/Teen audience.
Library Director - Rebecca Jusseaume
Children's Librarian - Kathleen Brown