The Gilbert Library

Welcome to!

we are very excited to offer this new way of connecting Northfield with its neighborhood library and its community. Here you can find where we are located, when we are open, our history, new books, how to contact us, upcoming events and more.

We will add links that will connect you to area happenings and things of interest.

Stop in and see us!

Summer Story Time starting July 11th
It’s summer time again and Summer Story Time will begin Monday, July 11th. Every Monday at 4 pm we will have stories and crafts and lots of fun! Stories and crafts are intended for ages 3-6 but all children are invited.

To register or for more information call or email the library.

“Tea at Three”
Come and join your neighbors for a cup of tea at the library on the first Wednesday of each month at 3 pm. We’ll have tea, cookies and conversation. Come alone or bring a friend!

Next dates are July 6th, August 3rd and September 7th.

Summer Hours
Summer Hours will start July 1st and go through to September 9th.

  • Monday: 2-7pm
  • Wednesday: 2-7pm
  • Friday: 2-5pm

Library will be closed Monday July 4th and Monday September 5th.

Newest Books

The Hotel Nantucket
Elin Hilderbrand

The Messy Lives of Book People
Phaedra Patrick

An Island Wedding
Jenny Colgan

Where the Children Take Us
Zain Asher


38 Main St, Northfield, CT

Mon. Wed. Fri. | 2-7 PM