Annual Meeting

The Windham Free Library Association Annual Meeting will take place on Wednesday, October 5th at 5:00 pm at 80 Windham Center Road.  The event is open to all Windham residents, and we hope you will join us.  If you are interested in serving on the WFL Association Board of Directors, we do have a few open seats.  Let us know if you’d like to be considered for a seat on the board!  windhamfreelibrary@gmail.com.

 

Book Club

New Date & Time!  Tuesday, October 4, 2022 at 1:00 PM at Guilford Smith. The Windham Free and Guilford Smith Memorial Libraries are starting a collaborative BOOK CLUB!  We need you to join and help us get our clubs back up and running.  The first book the club will be reading is The House in the Cerulean Sea by TJ Klune.  You can pick up your copy today at Guilford Smith Memorial Library in South Windham.  Please join us!

Save The Date for TAKE NOTE!

SUNDAY October 23, 2022 AT 3 PM
Take Note! A concert to benefit the Windham Free Library
St. Paul’s Episcopal Church – 37 Plains Road, Windham Center, CT

Take Note! is a dedicated group of singers, from all walks of life, who live and work in eastern Connecticut. In their free time, they perform a cappella concerts, free of charge, for the benefit of others. All donations gathered at this 10/23/22 event will benefit WFL! This event is free and open to the public.

About the artists: If you would like more information about Take Note!, their performances, schedule, music, or if you’d like to explore the possibility of having them help your organization with its fundraising, please call their manager, Fran Jaffe at 860-228-2390 or visit them online at http://www.take-note.org/

To make a tax deductible donation to WFL to support free, community events like this one, please donate online at https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/WFLdonate or sign up for the WFL mailing list by clicking here: https://bit.ly/3RraDL7 Thank you for your support!

 

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The historic Windham Free Library is a valued part of the community. Thanks to your generous financial support, we have continued to provide essential services despite the challenges created by the Covid-19 pandemic. We can only do this with your help. Please consider donating so we can be there for the Windham Center community today, tomorrow, and always. Thank you! Click here to make a secure contribution online with your credit or debit card. Thank you.

WFL Curbside Pickup – updated as of May, 2022

The Windham Free Library

For our patrons who prefer to use Curbside Pickup, we are happy to continue to provide this service to you! Simply follow theses steps:

  • When you know which book(s), magazine(s) or movie(s) you’d like, phone the library, (860) 423-0636 during library hours or leave us a message.
  • Once your request is processed, a librarian will call you to let you know your pickup is ready.
  • You must pickup your request during our open hours: Tuesday 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM & 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM, Wednesday 1:00 – 5:00, Thursday 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM, and Saturday 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM.
  • To search for any book titles, movies, magazines, including new children’s books, or DVDs please see our catalogue at Bibliomation. When searching Bibliomation for a book, please know that if you do a title search, the title must be word-for-word accurate, or it may not show that we actually have it. If this happens, try instead with a key word search – or simply begin with a key word search. 
  • If you wish to search our entire collection without looking for a specific title, that can be done as well, through our website link mentioned. For example: if you wanted a list of all available DVDs, or Magazines, or ALL Books (this is how they’re listed) simply follow these instructions.
  1. Leave the first box that says “Search” completely blank
  2. In the next box to the right, where it says “Type” just scroll to Keyword
  3. In the following box to the right, that says “Format” scroll to DVD, (or Magazines, or All Books)
  4. And in the next box that says “Library” please be sure that Windham Free Library is in THAT box. Then simply press “Search” and give it a few seconds. You’ll be able to see every title we have!
  5. You may also wish to try an author that you’ve never read before. You can either go to our catalogue for a synopsis of these titles, or to Amazon if you like to read the critiques.
  6. Interlibrary loan is now available.
  7. Returned books are held in boxes at the library for 72 hours, and then cleaned before being reshelved.

Thank you so much!

Bibliomation Instructions

To search for any book titles, movies, magazines, including new children’s books or DVDs, please see our catalogue at Bibliomation. When searching Bibliomation for a book, please know that if you do a title search, the title must be word-for-word accurate, or it may not show that we actually have it. If this happens, try instead with a key word search – or simply begin with a key word search. 

If you wish to search our entire collection without looking for a specific title, that can be done as well, through our website link mentioned. For example: if you wanted a list of all available DVDs, or Magazines, or ALL Books (this is how they’re listed) simply follow these instructions.

  1. Leave the first box that says “Search” completely blank
  2. In the next box to the right, where it says “Type” just scroll to Keyword
  3. In the following box to the right, that says “Format” scroll to DVD, (or Magazines, or All Books)
  4. And in the next box that says “Library” please be sure that Windham Free Library is in THAT box.  Then simply press “Search” and give it a few seconds. You’ll be able to see every title we have!

You may also wish to try an author that you’ve never read before. You can either go to our catalogue for a synopsis of these titles, or to Amazon if you like to read the critiques.

DOWNLOADABLE E-BOOKS AND AUDIO BOOKS

For free downloadable e-books or audio books you can go to bibliomation.overdrive.com