Friends of the Library Virtual Book Sale Cart

The Friends of the Blackstone Library present:
Friends Virtual Book Cart

Looking for some new-to-you books to read? Did you miss stocking up at our book sale? Friends of the Blackstone Library will be rolling out the new ‘Virtual Book Cart’ on Friday October 16th. This is a new way for you to obtain ‘newer’ books at great prices! Read more…

Ancestry Library Edition Access From Home

Thanks to ProQuest, we are able to provide Blackstone patrons access to Ancestry Library Edition from home, on a temporary basis, during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Simply use your barcode on this page to proceed.

We also have some additional links for family history here.

New Resources for Blackstone Cardholders

We are pleased to offer two new online resources for Blackstone Library cardholders-Petersons Test Prep and Gale Legal Forms. Read more…

Services Now Available

The library is now open for 30-minute appointments for browsing books and DVDs in the adult, children’s, and teen areas. Hour-long appointments are available for quiet study and reading in the Mezzanine and Reading Room. See a complete list of services.

Please note that we are not able to offer one-on-one tech appointments in person at this time. We are happy to schedule a telephone call or Zoom meeting for technology assistance. Please call the Reference staff at 203-488-1441, ext. 318 to set one up.

FAQs About Reopening

Anti-Racism Reading List

Looking to deepen your understanding of recent events and get a historical perspective on race, racism, and antiracism? We’ve compiled a list of recommended reading for adults, teens, and kids. Click here to see the list. Read more…

Holds Notification by Email and Text has Resumed

When you receive a hold notice, please call us at 203-488-1441, extension 315 to schedule your pick-up time.  If you don’t have access to email or text – we will still call you.  To sign up for email notices, login to your account and update your settings, or give us a call. If you would like to receive text notices, please sign up for Shoutbomb here. Read more…