Slater Library and Fanning Annex
26 Main St. Jewett City, CT 06351 (860) 376-0024
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday: Noon - 5:30 pm
Thursday: Noon - 6:30 pm
Friday: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday: 10:00 am-2:00 pm
State Representative Brian Lanoue Office Hours @ Slater Library (please note the change in meeting day)
Now is a great time to sign up for a library card!
Residents of Griswold and Lisbon age 5+ are invited to stop in
and sign up for a card.
All you need is an ID with your Griswold or Lisbon address.
Your library card give you access to books, DVDs, magazines and audiobooks as well as ebooks through Libby™, our digital platform.
You can check the available books and DVDs on our online catalog
@ slater.biblio.org or by downloading the Acorn Catalog App
to your phone or tablet.
You can also call the library @ (860) 376-0024 to request the materials that
you would like to check out.
A librarian will call you back to let you know which items are available.
Slater Library is now a hub for the Connecticut Library for Accessible Books
Baby and Me
Songs, Rhymes and Stories for Ages 6-18 months and caregivers!
Tuesdays @ 9:30 am 9/19-11/28 (no class 11/7), sign up is required.
Slater Library has added 7 STEAM Kits containing books, educational games and puzzles to our children's collection! Parents and Caregivers may check out these kits for a two week period. These kits, encompassing science, technology, engineering, arts and math cover a variety of themes. Find all the details on our "Children's Department" page.
Weekly Program for All Ages: Chess Club, Saturdays 10:30am-1:30pm . A drop-in program for all abilities and ages. Not a learn to play program. Stop by to check it out!
Teen and Adult Events:
We are meeting on the third Friday of the month. Bring any hand work that you are working on: knitting, crocheting, embroidery, sewing - you name it!
Book Clubs @ Slater Library
First Mondays @ 1:00 pm- October meeting is 10/2/23
Second Fridays @ 1:30 pm- Next meeting 10/13/23
Historical Fiction Book Club Last Thursdays @ 5:30pm-6:30pm; next meeting: 9/28/23
Call (860) 376-0024 to sign-up. Books will be available a few weeks before the meeting. Staff will contact participants when books are available to pick up.
Slater After Hours for Adults and Teens:September 26th @ 6 pm: Fashion in Fiction: Jane Austen's Regency Era presented by Kandie Carle, the Victorian Lady
Tuesday, October 24th @ 6 pm: Caring for Our Wild Winter Birds w/ CT Audubon's Andy RzeznikiewiczLearn about proper bird feeding techniques for our New England winters.
Tuesday, November 14th @ 6 pm:
Interested in learning more about your family's history
from the comfort of your own home?
Introducing HeritageQuest powered by Ancestry!
Use your Slater Library card to create an account
and start exploring the billions of records, like census data,
city directories, wills, probate and immigration information.
Click on the link below to access HeritageQuest and use your barcode to sign-in!
Would you like to know what new books, audio books 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 http://www.wowbrary.org
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.
Library Director - Rebecca Jusseaume
Children's Librarian - Kathleen Brown