Movie and Munchies: Coco Race to the Treasure New London History Series by Sally Ryan Make a Special Mother’s Day Gift

Movie and Munchies: Coco

Saturday, April 21st at 11:00 am Join us for the family movie Coco! All movies are rated G or PG and a snack for children will be provided.

Race to the Treasure

Thursday, April 19 & Friday April 20 10:00am-3:00pm The library has been taken over by pirates! You have 60 minutes to use your detective skills to find and unlock One-Eyed Jack's treasure chest.

New London History Series by Sally Ryan

Tuesdays, March 20- May 1 at 7:00 PM. Join New London historian Sally Ryan and learn more about the history of New London.

Make a Special Mother’s Day Gift

Saturday, May 5 at 2:00 pm Make a special gift for the lovely woman you'd like to honor this Mother's Day.

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The Library Challenge will kick off April 14th at the reception immediately following the
David Sedaris performance at the Garde Arts Center.  Tickets for the reception are $25 and will benefit the Public Library of New London.
For more information or to donate online visit

Support The Library

Looking for ways to support the library?  Here are ways you can help:
Donate through:   *Annual Appeal    *Purchase Mark Patnode’s Book:  Cultivating Illuminations    *100 Days Library Challenge

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PLNL in the News! Read All About it!

Passport to Connecticut Libraries 3/26/2018
The Day presentation on “Fake News” at the library 3/26/2018
Learning to Dance with the Eastern CT Ballet 3/15/2018
Story Time:  Conn College Student Reading to Kids 03/06/2018
Your Move:  Chess at the library 02/28/2018
Take Your Child to The Library Day 02/03/2018
Local Author Talk, Paula Tarnapol Whitacre    01/24/2018
Local Author’s Fest (March 10, 2018 @ 11:00am)  12/24/2017
Violin Concert 12/06/2017

Annual Appeal 2017-2018

Start your New Year off by supporting the library!
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Learning Express Library

Achieve your educational and career goals with the Learning Express Library. Free with your library card. Areas covered include: SAT prep courses & practice exams, GED, EMS, Citizenship, Civil, US Postal services and more. Click here for more information.