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Lucy Robbins Welles Library | 95 Cedar Street | Newington, CT 06111
Telephone: 860-665-8700 |  Fax: 860-667-1255

We are happy to introduce you to our new form of communication, using the services of our new web provider. As you may have noticed, the Town and the Library have moved to a new and improved web site.  We hope that you like them!  You will now receive email news through this service, rather than through Constant Contact.

Take a look at the web site by clicking on the banner on top of this page or by going to:

get connected

Get Custom E-Mail Notifications

If you want to change or add email notifications to receive library information, click on the image  Get Connected, then select Notify Me.  You can sign up to receive monthly news and events emails for: all ages, adults, teens, and/or children's.  You can also sign up for events  calendar notifications for each of the categories. You may sign up for email notices regarding library board meeting agendas and minutes, library building/renovation agendas and minutes and many more town-related news items.  Once you sign up, you will receive an email from asking you click to  to confirm your subscription. You must click on the link to be added to email notifications that you have selected.  If you have any questions, contact Diane Durette at 860-665-8700 or

You can call to register for programs.
For Adult or Teen: 860-665-8700
 For Children's: 860-665-8720 


Snapology Saturdays New

Saturday, October 7, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Join us for Open Creative Play with LEGO® bricks, motors, gears and other fun and challenging building components. Learn new techniques, explore technologies, and share in the love of building, creating, and 'Learning through Play'. This event is open to all patrons age 3 through high school! This is a drop in program.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.


Family Game Time

Saturday, October 14, 1:30 – 3:00 p.m.

Newington’s Your Friendly Neighborhood Tabletop Shop will be here to teach us some fabulous tabletop games!  Families are invited to participate in games that involve creative thinking and cooperative team planning. There will be different games on hand for different age levels, including ages 6 through teen.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

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College Planning 101

Tuesday, October 17, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

Peter Leppones from Apella Capitol will talk about the ins and outs of financing an education.  Come with questions!  Registration required.

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Teen Horror Movie Night

Monday, October 30, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

For ages 13-18. After-hours scary movie night for teens! Come hang with your friends & eat some treats. Movie to be determined by a vote. Feel free to bring bean bag chairs, pillows or blankets. All movies are rated PG-13. Registration required.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

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The Friends of the Library sponsor many of these programs.  If you would like to become a member of the Friends, please click on the image and you will be taken to the Friends' page.  Thank you!

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