Libraries, library services

Otis Library

With thousands of items, and hundreds of events, services and exhibitions spread through the library each year, we are faced with the near impossible task of shedding light on the many hidden treasures and resources on offer here at Otis Library. In a sense, the library is like an enormous iceberg: the section peaking above… Continue reading Otis Library

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Libraries

Borrowing a Museum Pass to the Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center Gets You Free Admission for Up To 5 People!

Passes to Local Attractions Otis Library offers passes to a variety of local attractions. Passes are checked out of Otis Library under the following conditions: Check out is to Adult cards only Library card must be presented at time of check out Check out of passes is for three days: 1st day – pick up… Continue reading Borrowing a Museum Pass to the Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center Gets You Free Admission for Up To 5 People!

Beach Reads, fiction

Beach Reads You Won’t Be Able To Put Down

Some of us are beach people. Others are beach reads people. Either way, we've got you covered.

Libraries, Museum Passes

Summer is the Perfect Time to Plan a Visit to the Custom House Maritime Museum

Borrow Passes from Otis Library 150 Bank St., New London, CT 06320 http://www.nlmaritimesociety.org  (860) 447-2501 Here you will be presented with maritime stories of New London, site of the Amistad affair, major 19th-century whaling port, and home of the submarine. Browse permanent and changing exhibitions on your own or join a tour. Admission with Pass:… Continue reading Summer is the Perfect Time to Plan a Visit to the Custom House Maritime Museum

Libraries, Museum Passes

Borrow Discounted Connecticut Science Center Passes from Otis Library

250 Columbus Blvd, Hartford, CT 06103 http://ctsciencecenter.org (860) 724-3623 Otis Library has a book of coupons worth 20% off general admission for up to 4 people—one coupon per party. Admission (without discount) Adult $23.95, Seniors $21.95, Youth (3-17) $16.95, 2 and under Free. How to borrow a museum pass from Otis How do you get… Continue reading Borrow Discounted Connecticut Science Center Passes from Otis Library

History, Libraries, library services, Local history

Norwich WWI Digitization Day

  June 23 @ 10:30 am - 2:30 pm Do you have your grandfather’s WWI photo album tucked away in a closet? A stack of letters your great-grandmother kept in a box in the attic? A story your neighbor told you about the local homecoming parade in the back of your mind? Help us learn… Continue reading Norwich WWI Digitization Day

Libraries, library services, Museum Passes

Children’s Museum of Southeastern Connecticut

Engage, Encourage, and Challenge! 409 Main Street, Niantic, CT 06357 http://childrensmuseumsect.org (860) 691-1111 The Children's Museum of Southeastern Connecticut is an interactive, hands-on, educational opportunity for the children in your life. They promise to engage, encourage, and challenge children ages 1 through 12 and adults, as well, in the arts, sciences, safety & health, and… Continue reading Children’s Museum of Southeastern Connecticut

Children's books, Libraries, Summer Learning

Suggested Summer Reading Lists – 2018

Libraries Rock - 2018 Reading Lists These titles are offered for your child’s summer reading list. These are suggestions! Please feel free to choose other books if your child has an interest in a particular topic or cannot find these suggested titles. Also try choosing different titles by the same author of a suggested book.… Continue reading Suggested Summer Reading Lists – 2018