The Gilbert Library

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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!

"Sound of Nature's Music" White Memorial Program
The White Memorial Conservation Center is set to visit the library on Monday, October 29th from 4-5pm. Carrie Szwed, the Education Director at White Memorial will present "Sounds of Nature's Music." Identifying animals by sound is a great way to get to know the creatures that call Connecticut home. Audiences will learn just "who-who-whoooo" is making those common noises we hear in nature. Shakespeare, a live barred owl, will make an appearance too! This program is funded by a grant from Civic Family Services. For more information call or email the library.

Northfield T-Shirts
The library still has Northfield T-shirts for sale during regular library hours. The 100% cotton shirts sell for $15 and come in Adult sizes Small, Medium, Large and X-Large 9with a few XXX-Large available) and Youth sizes Small, Medium and Large. The sale of the shirts will support ongoing community activities.

"Tea at Three"
Come and join your neighbors for a cup of tea at the library on the first Wednesday of each month at 3pm. We'll have tea and cookies and conversation. Come alone or bring a friend! Next Tea at Three dates are Oct 3rd, Nov 7th and Dec 5th at 3pm.

Movie Friday
Friday, October 26th at 4pm the library will have its monthly "Movie Friday." We always have fun! Come join your friends for a movie and some popcorn.

Library Hours
The library will be closed Monday, October 8th, Columbus Day.

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

Newest Books

Where the Crawdads Sing
Delia Owens

Something In the Water
Catherine Steadman

Clock Dance
Anne Tyler

The Book of Yesterdays
Amy Meyerson


38 Main St, Northfield, CT

Mon. Wed. Fri. | 2-7 PM