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!

Gingerbread House Workshop
This year the library is offering Gingerbread House Workshop 2 ways! Come to the library and build your Gingerbread House with your friends OR order a Gingerbread House kit and make it at home! We’ll have everything you’ll need to make a miniature gingerbread house for the holidays. The workshop will be at the library on Friday, Dec 16th at 4pm.

The kits can be picked up any time after 4pm.

You must REGISTER for the workshop or the home kit by Friday, Dec 9th.

For more information call or email the library. 860-283-8176 -

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 fiend! December date is Wednesday Dec 7th..

Holiday Hours
The library will be closed for vacation from Friday, Dec 23rd at 5 pm thru Monday, January 2nd. The library will reopen on Wednesday, January 4th.

Snow Days
The library follows the Litchfield School system with their decision to close for inclement weather. If the Litchfield schools are closed, the library will be also.

Newest Books

A Christmas Memory
Richard Paul Evans

Olaf Olafsson

Go To Dinners Barefoot Contessa
Ina Garten

Diary of a Wimpy Kid #17 Diper Overload
Jeff Kinney


38 Main St, Northfield, CT

Mon. Wed. Fri. | 2-7 PM