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ARTober 2023

ARTober 202331 DAYS – 31 PROMPTS – 31 ARTWORKS Join us for our October 2023 Creative Challenge!  RULES – There aren’t any.Our 31 prompts are words or phrases (book titles, actually) that we hope will inspire you in whatever artistic pursuit you like. The goal is to give you some motivation for a month of creativity! […]

Friends Dinner

Friends of Pomfret Public Library Dinner MeetingThursday, September 28, 6 – 9 PM Register Here Did you know the the Friends of Pomfret Public Library sponsor 100% of our library programs? and that you can support Friends with a donation of as little as $10 per year? The group has only one meeting per year, […]

Winterizing Your Garden

Winterizing Your GardenSaturday, Sep. 30, 2 PM After a bountiful season, it’s time to prepare your gardens for winter—and ensure a beautiful and vibrant spring!  This program walks you through what can be done to get the property including gardens ready—learn about cleaning out the vegetable garden, protecting trees and shrubs, and how our pollinators overwinter.   A Saturday Drop-in program, Registration […]

Jigsaw Puzzle Contest

Jigsaw Puzzle Contest is back!Saturday October 14, 2-4 PM Each team of 4 participants will recieve the same 500 piece jigsaw puzzle. The first team to complete their puzzle wins our sincerest congratulations and of course, bragging rights. Please be sure to register each participant individuallyBecause of the nature of this event, all participants must be registered in […]

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 […]

Common Threads

Common Threads Join our informal stitching open studio! Bring your current project – embroidery, knitting, counted cross stitch, needlepoint, or what-have-you – and spend an hour in the company of others who love fiber and textile arts. Participants share their knowledge and their projects, past and present. The group gathers for about an hour most […]

DIY Art & Craft Kits

DIY Art & Craft Kits It’s the easiest way to try something new – check out one of our art & craft kits! Each kit comes with all of the supplies that you need to sample a new technique, medium, or project. Check one out, use what you need of the consumable supplies, return the […]


What CAN’T you make on the Cricut Maker? This smart cutting machine will help you create your current project – from 3D art to home decor, jewelry, iron-on, vinyl, paper projects, and so much more, and will cut delicate paper and fabric to heavier materials like matboard and leather. Go to  design.cricut.com to create an […]

QC Poets

Area poets and poetry aficionados meet at the library 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. Please check the library calendar to confirm the meeting  each month. There is no […]

Discussion Groups

The library now has TWO book discussion groups. One meets on the first Wednesday of each month at 7PM, the other is the first Thursday at 3:30PM. Please join us at any time!  Copies of the books are always available at the library. WEDNESDAYS AT 7 PMAfter Hours Book Club October 4 Spells for Forgetting […]