Announcements

2022 Adult & Teen Summer Reading Program

Program begins June 27th. Earn points by participating in library-related activities. Reach 400 points to be entered in a drawing for our grand prize. Stop by to pick up your summer reading form and a prize! One prize per person while supplies last. Forms must be submitted by August 25th.

Middlefield Lions Club Recycling Challenge

Collection boxes are located in the library’s upper lobby. The Lions Club goal is to collect 500 pounds of plastic material so Trex will award their club with a composite bench to add to our community. All plastic must be clean, dry and free of food residue. Qualifying plastics include: grocery bags, bread bags, bubble Read more >

Thursday Night Book Club

Join us Thursday, August 25th at 5 PM to discuss Why Food Matters by Paul Freedman. Copies of this title are available at the library. In conjunction with this book, check out our new database–AtoZ Food America. This project is supported by a grant from the Coginchaug Valley Education Foundation.

DATE CHANGE–Senior Center Book Club at the Library

Join us Tuesday, August 16th at 2 PM at the library to discuss Where’d You Go Bernadette by Maria Semple. Copies of this title are available at the library.

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

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.