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.

Masks are no longer required for those who are fully vaccinated. 

Children under 12 are required to wear a mask while in the library.

          The Children's area is open without appointment but will remain closed on Thursdays.

Take and Make Origami are available in the Children's area to pick up when you visit 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 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 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.

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!

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 dvds 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. 


Upcoming Program:

Another wonderful Facebook Live Cooking Event took place on July 13th!  You can still pick up the recipes

and watch the cooking show on our Facebook page at any time for the following month!

July's Menu:

Zucchini Tacos with Grilled Corn Salsa

Basalmic and Rosemary Grilled Chicken with Tomato Blue Cheese Relish

Swirled Blueberry Crumb Cake Ice cream

All presented by Simply Creative Chef Rob Scott!

The recipes can be picked up at Slater Library or you can request them by email @ slaterlibrary@yahoo.com!

These classes are for all ages and are sponsored by Friends of Slater Library


Slater Library Summer Fun begins June 21st!

All programs will be held outdoors or virtually!

List of events and sign up information found below on the left under "Subpage Listing" 

 "Summer Reading 2021"

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