The Gilbert Library

Welcome to Gilbertlibrary.org!



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!

Valentine Doll Tea for Doll Lovers of All Ages
Our 7th Annual Valentine Doll Tea Luncheon will be held on Saturday, February 2nd (snow date Sunday, February 3rd) from 12 noon – 2 pm at the Northfield Fire House. Bring your doll and enjoy tea, tea sandwiches and dessert as well as door prize and raffles. Tickets are $10 per person. All proceeds benefit the Gilbert Library.

For more information: email or call 860-283-8176. Tickets will NOT be sold at the door.

"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 and cookies and conversation. Come alone or bring a friend! Next “Tea at Three” will be Jan 2nd at 3 pm.

Movie Friday
Friday, January 25th will be "Movie Friday" at the library. We always have fun! Come and join your friends for a movie and some popcorn.

Library Hours
The library will be closed Monday January 21st in observance of Martin Luther King Day.

Regular Hours are: Monday, Wednesday and Friday 2-7pm.

Newest Books



Once Upon a River
Diane Setterfield

The Tattooist of Auschwitz
Heather Morris

Bridge of Clay
Markus Zusak

On Desperate Ground
Hampton Sides

860.283.8176

38 Main St, Northfield, CT

Mon. Wed. Fri. | 2-7 PM