New Programs & Services

The library will be closed all day Good Friday and Easter Sunday. We will be open on Saturday from 10:00-3:00.

Safety LastSpecial Silent Film Presentation
Sunday, April 27, 1:00 p.m.
Join us for a special showing of Safety Last! starring Harold Lloyd. An introduction and commentary will be presented by silent film enthusiast Michael Gruber. Light refreshments will be provided.

Read to the dogs with Allan’s Angels
Saturday, May 3, 10:30-11:30 a.m.
Readers in grades K-4 are invited to register for a 10 minute slot to read to one of Allan’s Angels, trained dogs who love to listen to books. Children can choose a story to read to a furry friend in a relaxed, “dog-friendly” atmosphere. Register now for this event.

Book Discussions
The non-fiction discussion group will meet on Tuesday, May 20 at 1:00 p.m. to discuss The Man Who Loved Books Too Much by Allison Hoover Bartlett.  The evening book discussion group will meet on Wednesday, April 30 at 7:00 p.m. to discuss Mornings in Jenin by Susan Abulhawa. Copies of the book are available at the library.

Movie Matinees
Each month the library features one or more newly released films. Check the Events Calendar for a description of upcoming films.

Homebound Delivery:
If you are a Somers resident and unable to get to the library because of age or disability, the “library” can come to you. If you would like to take advantage of this service call Francie Clark at 860-763-3501 to arrange an initial visit.

Text Messaging Now Available!
You are now able to choose text messaging while placing a hold as the method of delivery of your hold notification. Also, you have the option to set in ‘MY ACCOUNT’ text messaging as the default, including your cell phone number, so that you do not need to type it in each time you place a hold. Try it out!

Check out our Playaway Views

playaway2Built with kids in mind, Playaway View brings education and entertainment together in a simple all-in-one video player. Just press play and enjoy! Check at the library to learn more about the titles available.

Check out our Kids Catalog!

The Kids Catalog allows you to search for juvenile material in the library and the easy-to-read screens make it easy to locate the books your child needs.  Use this link to check it out! Kids Catalog

Tumblebooks! e-books for e-kids
Tumblebooks offers an online collection of animated, talking picture books which teach young children the joys of reading in a format they’ll love.  By adding animation, sound, music and narration to existing picture books, TumbleBooks has created electronic picture books you can read or have read to you. Use this link to start reading! Tumblebooks

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