New Programs & Services

The library is now open on Sundays 1- 5 until May.

Read to the Dogs
Saturddog noseay, Nov. 1, 10:30-11:30
The dogs are back! The R.E.A.D. dogs from Allan’s Angels will be back on Saturday, November 1 from 10:30-11:30. Be sure to call us to reserve your child’s time slot. It’s a great way for them  to practice their reading skills and spend some time with a dog that loves stories! Call us at 860-763-3501 to register or for more information. The dogs won’t be back until Februrary 7 so be sure to catch them on Nov. 1st.

A Visit with Little CritterLittle-Critter_new
Saturday, Nov. 15, 11-11:30 a.m.
For ages 2 & up with parents. Little Critter from the book series by author/illustrator Mercer Mayer joins us for a special storytime. Be sure to bring your camera for pictures with Little Critter. Register now for this event. Sponsored by the Friends of the Somers Public Library.

New Services: The library now subscribes to Ancestry.com. For genealogists of all levels, this library edition provides users access to the U.S. Census, Immigration & Naturalization records,  and much more. This resource can only be used from within the library. Stop in and start searching!  You can also access the Historical Hartford Courant, 1764-1988, by clicking on the ‘Online Resources’ tab right on our web page.

Book Discussions
The non-fiction discussion group will meet on Tuesday, November 18 at 1:00 p.m. to discuss I Remember Nothing and Other Reflections by Nora Ephron.  The evening book discussion group led by Denise Stankovics will meet on Wednesday, November 12 at 7:00 p.m. to discuss The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman. Copies of the books 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!

Try Boopsie ! Now we go where you go…download our library app for your mobile device and get 24/7 access to library information and resources: www.biblio.boopsie.com