summer kids

Tails and Tales Summer Events for Kids Horizon Wings Raptor RehabilitationSaturday June 19, 11 AM The mission of Horizon Wings is to rehabilitate birds of prey for release into the wild in order to maintain their population. Come meet Atka, the Bald Eagle!  Registration Mystic Aquarium at the Library!Saturday July 31 All Sorts of Animals […]

teen and adult 2021

Tails & Tales for Teens and Adults Watership Down &  The New England Cottontail Project Watership Down by Richard Adams Join Hazel and Fiver as they lead their band of rabbits to a new warren! This epic story of adventure, courage and survival was originally published in 1972, and has been adapted for film and […]

summer reading 2021

Tails and Tales Summer Reading Challenge June 19 – July 31 How many books will you read this summer? We’ll have six weeks of challenges, prizes and summer experiences. You can use the ClassDojo* app to set your goals and track your progress, or you can use a paper version – either way, use this […]

Elementor #2067

The Porch at Pomfret Library! The outdoor meeting space is officially available to reserve! This space can function in whatever way you need it to. Snuggle up and read. Stop by with a yoga mat for a change of scenery. Bring the kids for a picnic lunch. Meet for tutoring, book discussions, afternoon tea – […]


Pomfret Public Library now has a wonderful collection of educational resources for families – everything from games for learning letter sounds to a telescope to a Karaoke machine! We’re still growing the collection, developing some really cool themed science kits, but you can see what we have available for check out by searching our catalog […]

Board of Trustees

Board of Trustees Current Board Members Ginger Lusa, Chair (2021)Anne Hennen, Vice-Chair (2019)Sally Rogers, Secretary (2019)Ann Hinchman (2019)Liz Cartier (2021)David Ring (2021)Cris Cadiz (2023)Sylvia Danenhower (2023)Christine Kalafus (2023) The Library Board of Trustees meets six times each year. It is an elected position with a six year term. If you are interested in serving as […]


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 […]


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 […]

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 […]