Slater Library and Fanning Annex

  26 Main Street, Jewett City, CT 06351

(860) 376-0024


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Our Mission

The mission of the Slater Library is to select, acquire, organize and preserve books and other materials of contemporary interest and permanent value for the education, intellectual stimulation and pleasure of the communities of Griswold and Lisbon, Connecticut. It upholds the principles of intellectual freedom and the public's right to know by providing services to fulfill the community's access to information and collections to reflect all points of view.

Events Calendar

Library Services

Children's Department

Find out What's New!

Would you like to know what new books, audiobooks, and movies are in the library every week? Try Wowbrary!

 Wowbrary is a weekly email newsletter that lets you know about all the new books, audiobooks, and DVDs that Slater Library has to offer! Sign up at

Ebooks & Audiobooks

The Libby app and the Palace Project app* offer an outstanding selection of ebooks and audiobooks. The Libby app is available with your valid library card to download books and audiobooks on your phone or tablet. 

*The Palace Project app replaces the Simple E app which has been discontinued and does not require a library card but has a selection of free ebooks and  audiobooks under "Palace Bookshelf." 

Research Engine

researchIT CT is the Connecticut State Library’s FREE research engine for use by libraries, schools, faculty, students, and residents throughout the state.