Atwater Memorial Library
1720 Foxon Road
North Branford, CT 06471
203-315-6020 / Fax 203-315-6021
Edward Smith Library
3 Old Post Road
Northford, CT 06472
203-484-0469 / Fax 203-484-6024
Hours for Both Libraries:
Monday – Thursday: 10:00 – 8:00
Both locations will be closing at 4PM
Regular hours will resume
Monday Night Mah Jongg
Want to Join?
Monday Night Mah Jongg is for those looking to play the game with, or a group of players looking to join!
Some previous knowledge or experience is required, but you don't need to be a pro! Beginners are welcome!
Although this is not a instructional group, members will be more than willing to give pointers while playing.
What to Bring
For those playing the American version of the game, you will need a current Mah Jongg card.
If you have a Mah Jongg set, bring it! Not everyone needs one, but the more there are the better.
Bring some friends to join, a good attitude, and spread the word!6:00pm - 8:00pm View Details
Winter Storytime and Craft
In this 45 minute program we will have 30 minutes of music and story followed by a winter themed craft.
Registration is required to ensure there are enough supplies for everyone.10:30am - 11:15am View Details
Steam Train Tuesdays
Climb aboard the STEAM Train! Enjoy this drop-in program with STEAM activities for kids ages 2-5.11:00am - 12:00pm View Details
Enjoy the friendly camaraderie of your fellow artisans and join us on Wednesday mornings! Beginners are welcome. Knit, crochet, embroider, quilt -- all kinds of needle craft.
No registration necessary.10:00am - 12:00pm View Details
full Events Calendar
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Upper Elementary & Middle School. Multi-media articles with high-interest, readable content. Primary sources, “Behind the Headlines” summarized current events, Timelines database, over 10,000 Biographies, citation builder, recommended websites, educator tools and printable graphic organizers.
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A streaming movie service that offers access to pop culture favorites, box office hits, award-winning feature films, documentaries, and shorts.
To access iNDIEFLIX, sign into your LION: Libraries Online account using either the Libby app or the web version of the Libby app from your computer.
Look for “EXTRAS” and click on iNDIEFLIX.
Over 1,400 in-depth instructional videos for all creative makers from basic instruction to advanced techniques for fabric and yarn crafts, baking, drawing, and much more.
To access Craftsy, sign into your LION: Libraries Online account using either the Libby app or the web version of the Libby app from your computer.
Look for “EXTRAS” and click on Craftsy.
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Driving-Tests.org offers access to Connecticut DMV handbooks and practice tests to help you prepare for your learner’s permit, driver’s license, motorcycle license or commercial driver’s license
Unlimited access to hundreds of courses for lifelong learning and personal enrichment on subjects like history, food & wine, finance, travel and much more.
To access The Great Courses, sign into your LION: Libraries Online account using either the Libby app or the web version of the Libby app from your computer.
Look for “EXTRAS” and click on The Great Courses.
Interview coaching, resume assistance, career guidance, and an Adult Learning Center.