Levi E. Coe Library

Announcements: Adult

CT Summer at the Museum 2022–Free Admission for Kids

It’s back! From July 1st to September 5th, Connecticut children age 18 and under plus one accompanying Connecticut resident adult can visit participating museums free of charge through the Connecticut Summer at the Museum program. Before you visit, check each participant’s website for specific program details and ticket availability. Click on the following link for Read more >

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.

Storytime with Miss Vicki

Check out the library’s facebook page for storytime with Miss Vicki!

Retired Flag Collection

Do you have a United States flag which has become tattered or soiled? If you have a flag in need of retirement, please stop by the Library. Boy Scout Troop 270’s Nick Planeta has built a collection bin for such flags. As his Eagle Scout Project, Nick plans to retire these flags in a respectful, traditional way.