Local history

National Transportation Week

Otis celebrates National Transportation Week with a look at the different modes of transportation in Norwich and Taftville during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. These and other historical photographs can be found in our digital archive on Flickr. Click Here to view the album.

Libraries, O'Tis A Festival

O’tis a Festival is Almost Here!

  Slideshow of a few of the amazing vendors from 2017 Start your holiday shopping at Otis Library with two full floors of quality handmade crafts! Enjoy music and entertainment throughout the day! Celebrity parkers will direct you to ample free parking, and Santa will stop in to hear all of the kids’ wish lists. … Continue reading O’tis a Festival is Almost Here!

History, Libraries, Local history, National Library Week

Historical Photos of Otis Library and its founder Joseph Otis.

Let's take a look at some photos from our digital archive of Otis Library and its founder Joseph Otis.

Biography, History, Local history, Nonfiction

Benedict Arnold Special Collection

Did you know that we have a special collection of Benedict Arnold biographies?  These books, for library use only, are housed behind glass in our Genealogy room and are available to patrons upon request.  This wonderful collection contains many rare and unusual resources not found elsewhere.  We encourage you to come in and give it… Continue reading Benedict Arnold Special Collection