The library will be closed on Saturday, July 20, 2019 
It will reopen on Monday, July 22 at 10:00 a.m.
The book drop is open for your convenience.
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Lucy Robbins Welles Library 80th Anniversary 
Celebrating 80 years of service to the Newington community!

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  1. Kids Craft Show

    Kids' Craft Show - Saturday, August 10 from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Buyers of all ages come support our young crafty vendors. Stop by and view the creative talents of Newington kids and buy one of their many special creations for yourself or as a gift. Read on...
  2. A Star Is Born Newsflash

    A Star is Born- Friday, August 9 at 5:30 p.m. at the library

    Join us Friday, August 9 at 5:30 p.m. at the library as we show the newest version of the movie A Star is Born starring Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga.. Read on...
  3. Dinner and Show

    Dinner and a Show- Wednesday, July 23 at 6:00 p.m.

    Kids in grades K - 6 are invited to an evening of entertainment with a buffet dinner and a magic show starring Ed Popielarczyk Read on...
  4. flying solo newsflash

    Documentaries After Dark- Free Solo - Friday, August 2 at 6:30 p.m.

    Join on Friday, August 2 at the library for a viewing a film about Alex Honnold, the world's most accomplished free soloist climber as he prepares to scale El Capitan in Yosemite without a rope or safety gear. Read on...
  5. Teen One Read: The Poet X

    Teen One Read: The Poet X @ The Hill-Stead Museum

    Lucy Robbins Welles Library, the Hill-Stead Museum, and other local libraries are partnering to offer you a program series based on Elizabeth Acevedo’s The Poet X beginning on Wednesday, July 24. Read on...
  6. didgeridoo down under newsflash

    Digeridoo Down Under @ the Senior Center, July 23 at 6:30 p.m.

    Join us at the Newington Senior Center for an all-ages high energy Australian-themed program that combines music, culture, puppetry, comedy, character building, storytelling and audience participation. Read on...
  7. After Lunch Bunch

    Afternoon Lunch Bunch - Wednesdays, July 10 - August 21 at 1:00 p.m.

    Children entering grades K - 2 are invited to create, learn, and build with us each week as we explore the universe . Read on...