March 9, 2021, Tuesday

Staff Training – Library will open at

12:30 p.m.

Information:

Curbside Pickup

Curbside Pickup Hours by Appointment:

  • Monday-Friday: 10am to 5pm and Thursday 10 to 8pm
  • Saturday: 10am to 5pm
  • Call 860-395-3184 or email curbside@actonlibrary.org to order materials. 

Book an Appointment

  • Monday-Friday: 10am to 5pm and Thursday 10 until 8pm
  • Saturday: 10am to 5pm
  • Call 860-395-3184 or use the button above to Book Online

Reopening Plans & Updates

Acton Public Library

60 Old Boston Post Road
Old Saybrook, CT 06475
Tel: 860-395-3184 

Events

The Acton Library provides educational programs for all ages. Our events are free and open to the public. Some programs have age recommendations. Please look at the event calendar to see if you need to register for a seat.

  • Sat, Mar 6, 2021 -- Adult Grab & Go Craft: Macramé Planters Demo at 2:00 PM

      Pickup an Adult Grab & Go Craft Kit, March 1 - 6, to make Macrame planters on your own at home.  All materials are provided.  You will need to provide scissors & a ruler. A demo will be held on Sat. March 6 at 2:00 through Zoom.  A link will be sent to all who registered for the kit.   Location: ZOOM

  • Mon, Mar 8, 2021 -- VIRTUAL - Coffee & Conversation at 3:00 PM

    Join me, using Zoom, for a virtual cup of coffee and join in a conversation started with Hygge Game cards. Free and open to all. Registration is required and is available one month prior to the event. Location: ZOOM

  • Wed, Mar 10, 2021 -- VIRTUAL - Pierce Campbell: Irish Pub Music at 6:30 PM

    Pierce Campbell, the Connecticut State Troubadour for the years 2007/08, will be performing traditional and original Irish pub style songs in The Clancy Brothers tradition.  Pierce has been a full-time musician for over 25 years. Playing guitar and singing most of his life, he receives high praise for his dazzling guitar work, superb songwriting and powerful vocals. With over 300 shows a year throughout the Northeast at municipalities, libraries, festivals, Irish pubs, coffeehouses, and senior centers, his performances have been called versatile, humorous and engaging.  Free and open to all. Registration is required and available one month prior to the event. Location: ZOOM

  • Thu, Mar 11, 2021 -- VIRTUAL - Genealogy Interest Group at 10:30 AM

     This program will be held using Zoom. Come explore your family roots! Meet with other patrons who are gathering information about their family trees and learn about the research databases that are available to you here at the library, including Ancestry Library Edition and Newsbank. Meetings are on Thursdays each week with the library's cataloger, Donna Tappin. Whether you are a beginner or have been researching for years, here is an opportunity to 'tune-up' your current research skills or learn something new about family history research.   Free and open to all.   Registration is required and is available one month prior to the event. Location: ZOOM

  • Thu, Mar 11, 2021 -- VIRTUAL - Writing Group at 2:00 PM

    Join Fiona in this no pressure virtual writing group for all skill levels through Zoom.  This group's primary goal is to motivate each other and offer support.  This group will work on fiction, non-fiction and essay pieces using writing prompts and will workshop each other's pieces. Free and open to all ages 18+. Registration is required and is available one month prior to the event. Location: ZOOM

Book An Appointment

Book An Appointment

Click on image above to go to booking page. You may also call the library for an appointment, 860-395-3184. Walk-Ins are welcome, but may need to wait if we have reached capacity in any given area. Please go through rear door for in-house services and check in at the desk. You must wear a mask, hand sanitizer is available in various locations. Limited seating. We are following the guidelines given by the State of CT for libraries. If you are interested in Curbside Pickup you may email curbside@actonlibrary.org or call 860-395-3184.  


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