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New and Upcoming Events: 
 

"Can Your Fines" Food Drive - October 21st - 31st
Bring non-perishable food items into the library between Tuesday, October 21st and Friday, October 31st in order to "can your fines."  We will waive your existing fines (up to $10 maximum.  Does not include replacement fines.).  All items donated will benefit the Granby Food Pantry. 
*Items the Pantry is in most need of are: 
Cereal, oatmeal, peanut butter, jelly, and canned fruit.  

Quilters Retreat Days
The 2nd and 4th Wednesday of every month at 12:30pm. 
Next Session - October 22nd
The Granby Free Public Library is hosting a Quilters Retreat Day twice a month in our Community Room! Anyone wishing to join is more than welcome!  Bring your project, sewing machine and whatever you will need to work.  A few experienced quilters will be there to offer help!  

Scrabble at the Library
Tuesdays at 1pm and Thursdays at 6pm 
Adults who are avid Scrabble fans - join us!  Drop in to join in on some friendly games of Scrabble.  

"How to Be Compassionate" Book Discussion 
Next Sessions:
October 23rd and 30th at 6:30pm
November 6th and 20th
Please read the next two chapters of "How to Be Compassionate: A Handbook for Creating Inner Peace & a Happier World" Dalai Lama for the October meetings and join us for discussion.   Each session will cover a new chapter!

Round Robin Quilt Group
Friday, October 24th from 10:30am to 3:00pm
This group meets on the third Friday of every month.  The group will not be meeting December.  

New Writer's Club!  
Saturdays at 10:30am
All are welcome!  A writing prompt will be provided but does not have to be used.  No writer is forced to share their words but it is encouraged - only positive feedback will be given!  Sign up at the library or just drop in.  
 

Doing genealogy research?  The Granby Library now has access to Ancestry.com and HeritageQuest Online for all patrons doing research in the library!  Stop in today for more information.  
Ancestry Library - Must be used in the library.
HeritageQuest Online - Must have library barcode to access.

Check out a great resource for America's news and local newspapers all in one place at NewsBank InfoWeb!  Unlimited access with just your library card barcode! 


Meeting Rooms
*Note: The Community Room will be CLOSED for outside use during the month of February 2015 to make room for our month-long art exhibit!  
The New Granby Free Public Library has meeting room space available for use by any non-profit group or organization by reservation!  Click the links below to read our policies and print an application for reservation.  Meeting Room Use Policy / Meeting Room Application
Community Room Use Policy / Community Room Application / Community Room Key Policy

The Granby Library has a booth at Kev's Barnyard Flea Market
Stop in at Kev's Barnyard and check out a wide array of items such as vases, tea cups, kitchen tools, lamps, framed pictures and prints, dishes, office supplies, jewelry, candles, knick-knacks, small appliances and more.  All proceeds benefit the New Library Furnishings Fund.  Kev's Barnyard Flea Market - Located in the Chateau Harmony Building.  185 West State Street, Granby. Our booth is on the upper floor!  Open Weds through Sun 10am to 4:30pm.  

 

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