Announcements

Scarecrows at the Library

Join Levi E. Coe Library and Mid-Lea Garden Club–Create a scarecrow for the display at the library from October 16th through November 1st. Contact the library at 860-349-3857 for registration information. Individuals, organizations, businesses, and clubs are all welcome. Come join us for autumn fun!

Thursday Night Book Club

Join us on Thursday, September 30th at 5 PM to discuss Anxious People by Fredrik Backman in Library Hall. Copies of this title are available at the library.

Fall Programs

Be on the lookout every Tuesday morning at 7:30 AM for a program signup or video challenge on the library’s Facebook page.
First Tuesday-Susan’s Teen & Adult Craft
Second Tuesday-Taste Test Tuesday
Third Tuesday-Think about it Tuesday
Fourth Tuesday-Tinkering Tuesday
And of course, weather permitting, Storytime will be held on the library lawn Wednesday mornings at 10:30 AM. If you are unable to attend Storytime, catch Miss Vicki reading a story on YouTube Wednesday evening.

Recycling at the Library

Look for the red bucket in the library’s upper lobby! Do you have any old pens, markers, applesauce pouches, or toothpaste tubes? Sara Hofferd has placed a drop off space for these recyclables and more. If you’re wondering if your plastic items can be left in the red bucket, check https://www.terracycle.com/en-US/brigades

Stamping Kits

Available to check out! Stamping Kits–Everything you need to create cards or for scrapbooking. Each kit comes with clear stamps, acrylic blocks, ink pads, and decorative edge scissors. Choose from Birthday/Friendship, Get Well/Sympathy, Thank You, Wedding/New Baby, Valentine’s, Halloween/Fall, Thanksgiving, & Christmas.

This project is supported by a grant from the Coginchaug Valley Education Foundation.

Lawn Games

It’s still summer! Don’t forget about our lawn games including Bocce, Cornhole, Croquet, Curling, Giant Checkers, Giant Connect Four, Giant Dominoes, Giant Jenga, Horseshoes, Jumbo Foam Dice, Kan Jam, Ladder Toss, Lawn Bowling, Magnetic Darts, Ping Pong, Ring Toss, Scoop Ball, and Washer Toss. This project is supported by a grant from the Coginchaug Valley Education Foundation.

Take a Puzzle ~ Share a Puzzle

Looking for something to do? Stop by the library and pick up a puzzle!

Doxie Flip Scanner–Now Available to Check Out

Got Old Photos? Children’s Artwork? Ticket Stubs? Do you want to preserve them for yourself and future generations? Stop by the library and take home our Doxie Flip Scanner. Gather your old photographs and other memorabilia and scan them with the Doxie Flip. This project is supported by a grant from the Coginchaug Valley Education Foundation.

Borrow a Nature Pack

Borrow one of our adult or child backpacks filled with fun items–bug box, binoculars, compass, field guides, journal–to take with you hiking! Backpacks check out for 1 week. This project is supported by a grant from the Coginchaug Valley Education Foundation, Inc.