Teen Room

Teen Room Ah the elusive teenager…how can we lure you to the library? We have a very respectably stocked teen collection – both fiction and non fiction. Current bestsellers, comfy chairs, graphic novels, even a few games we’re happy to let you use – so what gives? We have movies! We have coffee! We’re cool! […]

Graphic Novel Bingo

Graphic Novel Bingo Graphic Novels are an easy way to add another layer to your reading life. Using both text and images to infer story elements, graphic novels, just like traditional novels can be interpreted in many different ways and can bring nuances to the meaning of the story. Patrons of all ages are invited […]

History Kits

History Kits Great for teachers, homeschooling families or just for fun we have a variety of history kits for you to play and learn with. Each kit comes equipped with several books focused on a particular topic or time period as well as 2-5 dolls to help bring the stories to life. Topics include American […]

Donor recognition

Donor Recognition Your gift is a valued contribution to Building for Community at Pomfret Public Library! A gift of $50,000 could buy roofing shingles or carpeting, and $25,000 could install a handicap accessible rest room or fireproof cabinets for historical archives. $10,000 might purchase light fixtures, or a gallery system for exhibits of local art […]

Architect

Evelyn Cole Smith Architects Our conceptual design was developed by Evelyn Cole Smith, a local architect who specializes in Historic Preservation. The Library Board of Trustees and Exploratory Building Committee felt it was imperative that the addition fit the existing building and neighborhood seamlessly. Cole Smith proved an excellent choice, with her business tagline of […]

Timeline

Library Expansion- Timeline 12/2015 through 9/2019 December 2015 – Board of Directors discussed PPL Strategic Plan and realized that our facility was limiting our services. They ask: can we expand? Can we finish the basement or attic? Analysis of facility What is the current state of the library facility? Staff focus group – what would […]

QC Poets

Join Quiet Corner Poets @ Pomfret Public Library Area poets and poetry aficionados meet at 7 PM the second Monday of every month to share their work and encourage one another. The group is led by Christine Kalafus, the regional representative of the CT Poetry Society. There is no charge to attend. Attendance is for […]

past donors

A Look at the History of Philanthropy, often from Women by Nancy Pritchard Weiss Even in Pomfret, we don’t live in a vacuum.  The roots of our beloved Pomfret Public Library go deep into the community but they were also encouraged by attitudes and actions around the country.  Our town and our public places are […]

Friends of PPL

Friends of Pomfret Library Friends of the Pomfret Public Library is a volunteer group established in 2007 dedicated to enhancing the relationship between the library and the community it serves. Our desire is to encourage and promote community participation and support the activities and programs of the library and to assist in the library’s growth […]