No Appointment Needed for Browsing

If you would like to come in to the library to browse the adult collection, an appointment is not needed. Just remember to wear your mask, social distance and check in at the lobby desk when you arrive.

If you want to browse in the Youth Services department, please call 203-488-1441, ext. 321.

The library is open for browsing Monday through Thursday from 9 am to noon and 2 pm to 7 pm and on Fridays and Saturdays from 9 am to noon and 2 pm to 5 pm.

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 has a 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…