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Information:

Closed: Memorial Day, Monday, May 27, 2024

Regular Hours:
Monday-Thursday: 10am to 8pm
Friday & Saturday:  10am to 5pm
                    Sunday:  Closed until mid-October

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Acton Public Library

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

 

Events

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.

  • Fri, May 24, 2024 -- Walking Group at 10:30 AM

    Join Cindy in a 45 minute walk around the neighborhood. Free and open to all. Registration is suggested as space is limited and is available one month prior to the event. Location: Sidewalk

  • Tue, May 28, 2024 -- Cookbook Club: at 6:00 PM

    This month's theme is Mexican cuisine.  Choose your own cookbook.  Make a recipe and bring it to share. 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, May 29, 2024 -- Mexican Train at 1:30 PM

    We will be playing Mexican Train, a game played with dominoes. The object of the game is for a player to play all the tiles from his or her hand onto one or more chains, or trains, emanating from a central hub or "station". Free and open to all. Registration is suggested as seating is limited and is available one month prior to the event. Location: Grady Room

  • Wed, May 29, 2024 -- 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: Grady Room

  • Thu, May 30, 2024 -- Tech Time with Emily at 12:00 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. Appointments are available on Thursdays betweent 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM. Free and open to all. Reserve your spot by calling the library at 860-395-3184 or by emailing Emily at esheehan@actonlibrary.org. THIS SERVICE IS FOR EDUCATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY. WE CANNOT FIX YOUR DEVICE. Location: Reading Room

  • Fri, May 24, 2024 -- YA: Dungeons and Dragons Club at 3:00 PM

    Dungeons and Dragons - While our weekly campaign is on hold, Our regular adventurers took some side quests... Come join us for all things D&D. Want to make a new character? Discuss Best Tips for DMing? Run a One Shot? Learn about running your own homebrew campaign? Access our growing reference Library of texts and tomes? Drop ins of New/Returning players are always welcome.   Ages 10 + Under 12 requires Adult supervision on site    Location: Thomas Room

  • Tue, May 28, 2024 -- Staff Meeting- BDS YFS Hazen at 2:30 PM

    Location: Study Room

  • Thu, May 30, 2024 -- YA Game Day: In House Game Day at 3:00 PM

       YA Game DAY:  Open Game Day 3:00 p.m.- 4:30 p.m. Join us this afternoon for some new and favorite tabletop or video games. Free and open to all, Ages 12-18. Location: Thomas Room

  • Fri, May 31, 2024 -- YA: Dungeons and Dragons Club at 3:00 PM

    Dungeons and Dragons - While our weekly campaign is on hold, Our regular adventurers took some side quests... Come join us for all things D&D. Want to make a new character? Discuss Best Tips for DMing? Run a One Shot? Learn about running your own homebrew campaign? Access our growing reference Library of texts and tomes? Drop ins of New/Returning players are always welcome.   Ages 10 + Under 12 requires Adult supervision on site    Location: Thomas Room

  • Tue, Jun 4, 2024 -- YA Y.A.L.L. Drop-In Sessions at 3:00 PM

    Join Mr Story after school with the Youth Act(i)on Library League .. Drop- in Sessions can be shaped in many ways - Games, Crafts, Book Club; YOU decide Location: Teen Space

  • Fri, May 24, 2024 -- Sing & Stomp - April to May at 10:30 AM

    This session will run from April 19 - May 24.  A song and dance party for children of all ages and their grown up. Sing & Stomp is a noisy half hour of songs, dances and fingerplays. Cool down afterwards with toys and music. Free and open to all. Registration is suggested. Location: Grady Thomas Room

  • Sat, May 25, 2024 -- Bilingual Storytime at 10:30 AM

    Parents and Children, please join us for  Bilingual Storytime.  We will be singing, playing games and reading some beloved children's books in Spanish and English!   La Hora del Cuento en español y inglés ¡Padres e hijos, por favor, únase a nosotros para los cuentos bilingües.  Cantaremos, jugaremos y leeremos cuentos muy queridos en inglés y español.   Space is limited and registration is required.  Sponsored by Old Saybrook Youth and Family Services, Old Saybrook Early Childhood Council and Acton Public Library. Location: Grady Thomas Room

  • Wed, May 29, 2024 -- Outreach - Goodwin Kindergarten at 10:30 AM

    Location: Children's Room

  • Sat, Jun 1, 2024 -- Read with Henry at 10:00 AM

    Stop by the library for a chance to read to our local therapy dog Henry, the Bernese Mountain Dog! Reading times are available on a first come, first served basis. Free and open to all. No registration required. Location: Children's Room

  • Sat, Jun 1, 2024 -- Container Gardening with OS Garden Club at 1:00 PM

    Young Gardeners are invited to come discover the secrets of container gardening ! Learn about soil , drainage and colorful flowers as you plant your very own patio pot . Free and open to children in grades K - 3. Space is limited and registration is required.     All materials provided by the Old Saybrook Garden Club.   Location: Patio

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Planning a visit to a museum? Take a look at our Museum Pass page on the website! We offer passes for discounted or free entry to a number of different museums.


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