The WFL Summer Music Series continues! 08/10/22

Description: Join us for an evening of music in the WFL garden when we proudly present a free performance by Connecticut’s own Seldom Heard String Band. Open to the public. Please bring a blanket or a chair.

About Seldom Heard: Learn more about Seldom Heard String Band on Facebook – @seldomheardband

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!

 

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!

 

Tickets now on sale for Jazz In The Garden – 09/11/22

Join us for the 20th Anniversary Fundraiser for The Windham Free Library in Windham CT. Join the Tom Brown Six Jazz Band for what promises to be an incredible afternoon of Roarin’ 20s themed music and cuisine all in the heart of Windham Connecticut. Items will be available in the silent auction and the Garden will be at peak season. Cocktail attire encouraged or dress to impress by coordinating with the 1920s theme!

General admission tickets are now available for purchase. They are $60 each and can be purchased by clicking here.

Are you interested in taking your support of the WFL to the next level by becoming a Patron, Leader, or Friend; or if you cannot make the event on 09/11/22 but still wish to support the WFL with a donation, please email us at Windhamfreelibrary@gmail.com to learn more about sponsorship and donor opportunities for Jazz In The Garden, 2022.

Thank you for your support. We’ll see you in September!

 

Calling all junior book lovers!

Calling all junior book lovers! Join us for the Windham Free Library 2022 Summer Reading Program, now – August 26!

Are you a book lover? Of course you are! Have we got a fun program in store for you! Join your friends from the Windham Free Library for the 2022 Summer Reading Program, now through August 26th. This summer’s theme: “It’s Raining Cats & Dogs!” Here’s how it works:


*Read at least 2 books a week.

*Choose books related to cats, dogs, or any animal. Maybe books about weather or our climate. Any book you choose is a good book to read.

*Each time you return your books, fill out a ticket for a chance to win one of our prize baskets.

*Attend any of our Summer Kids Programs and fill out a ticket.

*The more you read, the greater your chances to win.

*Drawing will be held August 27, 2022

Happy summer reading from,
All Your Friends at WFL-

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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