Hours: Tu, Wed, Th. 10-6
Fri 2-6, Sat 10-2
449 Pomfret St., Pomfret CT 06258

Watercolor for Garden & Nature Journaling

Watercolor Workshop for Garden & Nature Journaling with Nora Robbins Wednesdays, July 10, 17, 24, and 3110 am-12 noonREGISTRATION A journal can include thoughts, feelings, tangible joys and more. Topics fior this workshop will include birds, insects, flowers, plants, and anything else that Mother Nature provides.We will draw and watercolor our pages enhancing them with borders, […]

Book Sale!

Book Sale!Saturday May 4, 7am – 12 noonOld Town HOuse, Town House Dr. Pomfret CT Friends of Pomfret Public Library will be hosting their annual Book Sale on Saturday, May 4 from 7 AM to 12 PM. 100% of our library programs are funded by the Friends and this is their primary annual fund raising […]


Jigsaw Puzzle ContestSaturday May 18, 20242-4 PM Join us for a fun and competitive afternoon! Each team of four will have the same 500 piece puzzle to solve as quickly as they can. At the end of two hours, if no team has finished, the team with the least amount of pieces remaining will claim […]


Jessica Bruder, author of NomadlandFriday January 27 At Pomfret School Hard Auditorium, 7 PM Book Discussion at Pomfret Public LibraryThursday, February 2, 3:30 PM Announcing the Pomfret School 2023 Schwartz Visiting Fellow Jessica Bruder is the New York Times bestselling author of Nomadland. Pomfret, Connecticut – 01/13/2023   Pomfret School is excited to announce JESSICA BRUDER as […]


Take Your Child to the Library Day: Build WaveJanuary 21, 10AM Want to foster your child’s interest in STEM, while igniting their creative spark at the same time? Buildwave is a creative building program that feels like a video game! Over the course of the workshop students create with over a dozen different building materials, […]

Reading in the Margins

Reading in the Margins:PPL Celebrating Inclusion Each month we highlight a selection of books focusing on people who are sometimes marginalized. You can find the books on the old card catalog/display table near the entrance, or view the booklist on the home page of the library catalog.  I (Laurie) have set myself the challenge of […]

Intermediate Coding

Intermediate Coding: PythonWednesdays at 4:30, 10/12, 10/19, 10/26, 11/2, 11/9, & 11/16Instructor: Derek SmithRegistration Intermediate Python: Teaches the basics of python to students with some prior experience with coding. With this class,  my aim is to give students the skills to create intricate python programs and arm them with the coding intuition to learn beyond […]

Book Club

Renegade Readers Book Club Registration Year 3 of our kids book club is starting up in September! This year our theme is Renegade Readers as we jump from genre to genre throughout the shcool year. This is an “immersive” book club -we don’t sit around and discuss different aspects of the book. Jump into the […]


Poetry of Love, Valentine’s Day 2022 Nancy: One day during the pandemic an image popped into my mind. Someone I knew once, wore gloves whenever she was out in public. She seemed aloof and perhaps a bit lonely, but I believe love had touched her life. E d i e In summer, her gloves were cotton edged […]


WEATHER CLOSINGS CLOSED – FRIDAY FEBRAURY 25, 2022 CLOSED – FRIDAY FEBRUARY 4, 2022 CLOSED – SATURDAY JANUARY 29, 2022 DELAYED OPENING – THURSDAY JANUARY 20, 2022. Policy: The library’s general rule is to close for weather and road conditions whenever the public school does. We sometimes will have a delayed opening if road conditions […]