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Acton Public Library

60 Old Boston Post Road
Old Saybrook, CT 06475
Tel: 860-395-3184 



The Acton Library provides educational programs for all ages. Our events are free and open to the public. Some programs have age recommendations. Please look at the event calendar to see if you need to register for a seat.

  • Mon, Sep 25, 2023 -- OUTREACH :Tech Time w/ Brian - Estuary at 10:30 AM

    Location: Off-Site

  • Mon, Sep 25, 2023 -- Tech Time with Brian at 12:30 PM

    Need assistance using your laptop, iPad, Kindle or other device? Take advantage of Tech Time! Meet with a tech savvy librarian for a 20-minute one-on-one session to discuss your technology needs.  Free and open to all. Reserve your spot by calling the library at 860-395-3184 or by emailing Brian at THIS SERVICE IS FOR EDUCATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY. WE CANNOT FIX YOUR DEVICE. Location: Reading Room

  • Tue, Sep 26, 2023 -- Cookbook Club: at 6:00 PM

    Check out a copy of the chosen cookbook for the month, make a recipe within the cookbook & bring it to the meeting for members to sample.  This is required to attend.  This month's cookbook is From the Oven to the Table: Simple Dishes that Look After Themselves by Diana Henry. Free and open to all. Registration is suggested as seating is limited and is available one month prior to the event. Location: Grady Thomas Room

  • Wed, Sep 27, 2023 -- Mystery Book Club at 1:00 PM

    This group meets the fourth Wednesday of the month in the library.   This month's book is Fear Nothing by Lisa Gardner. Free and open to all. No registration required. Location: Grady Room

  • Wed, Sep 27, 2023 -- Acton Compassion-Knits at 4:00 PM

    This group, led by Acton Public Library staff members, will knit and/or crochet items to be donated to a cause.  Needles, yarn & patterns will be provided for charity projects. You may also bring your own supplies to work on a project of your own. Free and open to all. No registration necessary. Location: Friend's Conference Room

  • Mon, Sep 25, 2023 -- Grab & Go Crafts at 10:00 AM

    Stop by the library each week to pick up one of Miss Rebecca's Grab & Go craft kits. Free and open to all. Available while supplies last. No registration required.  Location: Children's Room

  • Mon, Sep 25, 2023 -- Learn & Play Playgroup at 10:30 AM

    This child-focused playgroup is for young children and their caregivers. Participants will have the opportunity to interact with others, make new friends, and learn by playing in a literacy-enriched environment. Each session will include activities, sensory materials, and toys. Registration is suggested. (NO CLASS ON DAYS THAT OLD SAYBROOK PUBLIC SCHOOLS ARE CLOSED) Location: Grady Thomas Room

  • Tue, Sep 26, 2023 -- Storytime at 10:30 AM

    Storytime for all! Children and a caregiver are welcome to join Miss Emily for stories, fingerplays, songs and so much more. Free and open to all. Registration is suggested. (NO CLASS ON DAYS THAT OLD SAYBROOK PUBLIC SCHOOLS ARE CLOSED) Location: Grady Thomas Room

  • Wed, Sep 27, 2023 -- Grub Club at 3:30 PM

    Calling all Junior Chefs! Grub Club is a popular after-school cooking club offered on Wednesdays, September 27 through November 1, from 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM.  Learn basic cooking skills and fun new recipes to make for the family. All supplies are provided. Please disclose any allergies upon registering. Open to children ages 8 and up. Space is limited, and registration is required. Funded by the Old Saybrook Public Health Nursing Board and presented by Kathy Cobb, MS, RDN,Public Health Nutritionist. Co-sponsored by Big-Y of Old Saybrook. ​ Please note, no class on October 18. Location: Grady Thomas Room

  • Thu, Sep 28, 2023 -- Class Visit - OBOT at 11:00 AM

    Location: Library Lawn

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