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Saturday April 30, 2016 Go To Top
rec_walking-hiker 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Seafarers, Ferrymen and Farmers Gales Ferry Village Walk Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   
Rain date: May 1
 
Once the major settlement in the Town of Ledyard, Gales Ferry developed in the eighteenth century because of its proximity to the Thames estuary, and later gained importance with the coming of the railroad at the turn of the twentieth century.
 
Join Town Historian Kit Foster on a walk through Gales Ferry Village, learning about the settlement of the area, its residents, the homes in which they lived and the commerce and agriculture that comprised their livelihoods.
 
This easy walk is approximately 1.5 miles.
 
Tailgate refreshments to follow after the walk courtesy of Friends of Ledyard Libraries.
 
Please register by clicking the "Register" button below.
    Location: Gales Ferry Library
        There are 2 spaces available.
Monday May 2, 2016 Go To Top
lib_bookflipping 9:30 AM  -  10:30 AM Infants/Toddlers Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   
Infant/Toddler (ages 9 – 24 months) Story time.
 
February 1 to May 2.
 
    Location: Bill Library
        There are 11 spaces available.
Tuesday May 3, 2016 Go To Top
lib_bookflipping 9:30 AM  -  10:30 AM Threes to Fives Storytime Gales Ferry Library Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Threes to Fives Story time

February 2 to May 3

Please register here http://www.ledyard.lioninc.org/children/storytimes/.

    Location: Gales Ferry Library
        There are 12 spaces available.
Wednesday May 4, 2016 Go To Top
lib_bookflipping 9:30 AM  -  10:30 AM Terrific Twos Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   
Terrific Twos Storytime
 
February 3 to May 4
 
    Location: Bill Library
        There are 9 spaces available.
 
misc_usflag 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Surviving BRAC Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Celebrating 100 Years as the Submarine Capital of the World

 

Surviving BRAC. Panel to be announced.

 

Sponsored by the libraries of Eastern Connecticut

    Location: UCONN Avery Point Academic Building
Thursday May 5, 2016 Go To Top
lib_bookflipping 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Threes to Fives Storytime Bill Library Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   
Threes to Fives Story time
 
February 4 to May 5
 
    Location: Bill Library
        There are 12 spaces available.
Saturday May 7, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Ledyard Historical Society Catch & Release Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

You are part of Ledyard’s history!

Bring in your Gales Ferry and Ledyard memories to be added to the archive in the Janice W. Bell Historical Research Room at the Bill Library. We will scan your photos, letters, documents, memorabilia, etc., and return them to you with a digital copy when you bring a flash drive along. Class and sports team photos, pictures of your family and your home, mementos from prom, etc. are all welcome, whether from 1825, 1955, or 2005.

We are also putting out a call for Navy & Subase items.

We also take donations of materials related to the people, buildings, and events of Ledyard and Gales Ferry. Recent donations include newspaper clipping scrapbooks from the 1980s and pictures of the Lamb Homestead restoration.

Remember, you make history every minute.

Contact Andrea Buka or Rusty Godino at research@ledyardhistory.org for more information.

    Location: Bill Library
Wednesday May 11, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Stitch & Dish evening Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   
The library knitting group, Stitch and Dish, meets at Gales Ferry Library on the second Wednesday at 7:00 pm and the fourth Wednesday at 3:00 pm. We have everything from beginners to experts willing to share their expertise. If you are looking for a fun group of knitters and crocheters who share your love of the needle arts, join in any time.
    Location: Gales Ferry Library
Wednesday May 18, 2016 Go To Top
misc_usflag 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM They Also Served: Submarine Spouses Then and Now Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Celebrating 100 Years as the Submarine Capital of the World

 

They Also Served: Submarine Spouses Then and Now. Kathleen O-Beirne (former Director of the Navy Family Service Center) and Lisa Lahti (spouse of former SubBase commander) will make a presentation about the challenges and rewards of being the spouse of a submariner.

 

Sponsored by the libraries of Eastern Connecticut

    Location: UCONN Avery Point Academic Building
Sunday May 22, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Maker Meet-up: 3D Printer Training Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   
Thanks to the generosity of Adam Strickland, we have a 3D printer. You are invited to the first of several sessions to be trained in its use. Curious onlookers are also welcome!
 
After training, you are welcome to be a ‘printer volunteer’ who would run the machine for others, as well as printing your own projects.
 
Please register by clicking the "Register" button below.
    Location: Bill Library
        There are 46 spaces available.
Wednesday May 25, 2016 Go To Top
lib_bookflipping 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Senior Center Book Discussion Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   
Mary Ellen Osborne, from the Gales Ferry Library, conducts a monthly book discussion at the Ledyard Senior Center. Anyone 55 years of age or older is eligible to participate. The group meets on the fourth Wednesday of the month at 10:30 am.
 
Upcoming books are distributed monthly at the discussion. All books chosen are available in large print and audio as well as regular versions. Please contact Mary Ellen at mosborne@ledyard.lioninc.org or 860-464-6943 if you would like a copy of the book.
 
May's title is 100 Year Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared by Jonas Jonasson.
    Location: Ledyard Senior Center
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Stitch & Dish afternoon Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   
The library knitting group, Stitch and Dish, meets at Gales Ferry Library on the second Wednesday at 7:00 pm and the fourth Wednesday at 3:00 pm. We have everything from beginners to experts willing to share their expertise. If you are looking for a fun group of knitters and crocheters who share your love of the needle arts, join in any time.
    Location: Gales Ferry Library
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Sunday May 29, 2016 Go To Top
office_closedsign.GIF Holiday Closing for Memorial Day Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The Ledyard Libraries will be CLOSED Sunday and Monday, May 29 and 30 for Memorial Day.

Monday May 30, 2016 Go To Top
office_closedsign.GIF Holiday Closing for Memorial Day Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The Ledyard Libraries will be CLOSED Sunday and Monday, May 29 and 30 for Memorial Day.

Wednesday June 1, 2016 Go To Top
misc_usflag 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM The Future of the Submarine Service Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Celebrating 100 Years as the Submarine Capital of the World

 

The Future of the Submarine Service. Speaker to be announced.

 

Sponsored by the libraries of Eastern Connecticut

    Location: UCONN Avery Point Academic Building
Saturday June 4, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Ledyard Historical Society Catch & Release Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

You are part of Ledyard’s history!

Bring in your Gales Ferry and Ledyard memories to be added to the archive in the Janice W. Bell Historical Research Room at the Bill Library. We will scan your photos, letters, documents, memorabilia, etc., and return them to you with a digital copy when you bring a flash drive along. Class and sports team photos, pictures of your family and your home, mementos from prom, etc. are all welcome, whether from 1825, 1955, or 2005.

We are also putting out a call for Navy & Subase items.

We also take donations of materials related to the people, buildings, and events of Ledyard and Gales Ferry. Recent donations include newspaper clipping scrapbooks from the 1980s and pictures of the Lamb Homestead restoration.

Remember, you make history every minute.

Contact Andrea Buka or Rusty Godino at research@ledyardhistory.org for more information.

    Location: Bill Library
Sunday June 5, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Maker Meet-up: Drawing Simplified & Color Usage Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   
Marlaine Bernier will help us learn to create our own coloring pages and to use acrylics like watercolors. No art ability required!
 
Please wear clothing you won’t mind getting paint on.
 
Please register by clicking the "Register" button below.
    Location: Bill Library
        There are 6 spaces available.
Wednesday June 8, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Stitch & Dish evening Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   
The library knitting group, Stitch and Dish, meets at Gales Ferry Library on the second Wednesday at 7:00 pm and the fourth Wednesday at 3:00 pm. We have everything from beginners to experts willing to share their expertise. If you are looking for a fun group of knitters and crocheters who share your love of the needle arts, join in any time.
    Location: Gales Ferry Library
Wednesday June 15, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Computer Genealogy Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Copies of The Genealogy Do-Over Workbook by Thomas MacEntee will be available in May to check out and read.

Come discuss what ideas you liked and which you plan to incorporate in your genealogy research

    Location: Bill Library
Wednesday June 22, 2016 Go To Top
lib_bookflipping 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Senior Center Book Discussion Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   
Mary Ellen Osborne, from the Gales Ferry Library, conducts a monthly book discussion at the Ledyard Senior Center. Anyone 55 years of age or older is eligible to participate. The group meets on the fourth Wednesday of the month at 10:30 am.
 
Upcoming books are distributed monthly at the discussion. All books chosen are available in large print and audio as well as regular versions. Please contact Mary Ellen at mosborne@ledyard.lioninc.org or 860-464-6943 if you would like a copy of the book.
 
June's title is In the Unlikely Event by Judy Blume.
    Location: Ledyard Senior Center
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Stitch & Dish afternoon Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   
The library knitting group, Stitch and Dish, meets at Gales Ferry Library on the second Wednesday at 7:00 pm and the fourth Wednesday at 3:00 pm. We have everything from beginners to experts willing to share their expertise. If you are looking for a fun group of knitters and crocheters who share your love of the needle arts, join in any time.
    Location: Gales Ferry Library
Saturday July 9, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Ledyard Historical Society Catch & Release Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

You are part of Ledyard’s history!

Bring in your Gales Ferry and Ledyard memories to be added to the archive in the Janice W. Bell Historical Research Room at the Bill Library. We will scan your photos, letters, documents, memorabilia, etc., and return them to you with a digital copy when you bring a flash drive along. Class and sports team photos, pictures of your family and your home, mementos from prom, etc. are all welcome, whether from 1825, 1955, or 2005.

We are also putting out a call for Navy & Subase items.

We also take donations of materials related to the people, buildings, and events of Ledyard and Gales Ferry. Recent donations include newspaper clipping scrapbooks from the 1980s and pictures of the Lamb Homestead restoration.

Remember, you make history every minute.

Contact Andrea Buka or Rusty Godino at research@ledyardhistory.org for more information.

    Location: Bill Library
Saturday August 6, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Ledyard Historical Society Catch & Release Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

You are part of Ledyard’s history!

Bring in your Gales Ferry and Ledyard memories to be added to the archive in the Janice W. Bell Historical Research Room at the Bill Library. We will scan your photos, letters, documents, memorabilia, etc., and return them to you with a digital copy when you bring a flash drive along. Class and sports team photos, pictures of your family and your home, mementos from prom, etc. are all welcome, whether from 1825, 1955, or 2005.

We are also putting out a call for Navy & Subase items.

We also take donations of materials related to the people, buildings, and events of Ledyard and Gales Ferry. Recent donations include newspaper clipping scrapbooks from the 1980s and pictures of the Lamb Homestead restoration.

Remember, you make history every minute.

Contact Andrea Buka or Rusty Godino at research@ledyardhistory.org for more information.

    Location: Bill Library
Saturday September 10, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Ledyard Historical Society Catch & Release Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

You are part of Ledyard’s history!

Bring in your Gales Ferry and Ledyard memories to be added to the archive in the Janice W. Bell Historical Research Room at the Bill Library. We will scan your photos, letters, documents, memorabilia, etc., and return them to you with a digital copy when you bring a flash drive along. Class and sports team photos, pictures of your family and your home, mementos from prom, etc. are all welcome, whether from 1825, 1955, or 2005.

We are also putting out a call for Navy & Subase items.

We also take donations of materials related to the people, buildings, and events of Ledyard and Gales Ferry. Recent donations include newspaper clipping scrapbooks from the 1980s and pictures of the Lamb Homestead restoration.

Remember, you make history every minute.

Contact Andrea Buka or Rusty Godino at research@ledyardhistory.org for more information.

    Location: Bill Library
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Saturday October 1, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Ledyard Historical Society Catch & Release Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

You are part of Ledyard’s history!

Bring in your Gales Ferry and Ledyard memories to be added to the archive in the Janice W. Bell Historical Research Room at the Bill Library. We will scan your photos, letters, documents, memorabilia, etc., and return them to you with a digital copy when you bring a flash drive along. Class and sports team photos, pictures of your family and your home, mementos from prom, etc. are all welcome, whether from 1825, 1955, or 2005.

We are also putting out a call for Navy & Subase items.

We also take donations of materials related to the people, buildings, and events of Ledyard and Gales Ferry. Recent donations include newspaper clipping scrapbooks from the 1980s and pictures of the Lamb Homestead restoration.

Remember, you make history every minute.

Contact Andrea Buka or Rusty Godino at research@ledyardhistory.org for more information.

    Location: Bill Library
Saturday November 5, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Ledyard Historical Society Catch & Release Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

You are part of Ledyard’s history!

Bring in your Gales Ferry and Ledyard memories to be added to the archive in the Janice W. Bell Historical Research Room at the Bill Library. We will scan your photos, letters, documents, memorabilia, etc., and return them to you with a digital copy when you bring a flash drive along. Class and sports team photos, pictures of your family and your home, mementos from prom, etc. are all welcome, whether from 1825, 1955, or 2005.

We are also putting out a call for Navy & Subase items.

We also take donations of materials related to the people, buildings, and events of Ledyard and Gales Ferry. Recent donations include newspaper clipping scrapbooks from the 1980s and pictures of the Lamb Homestead restoration.

Remember, you make history every minute.

Contact Andrea Buka or Rusty Godino at research@ledyardhistory.org for more information.

    Location: Bill Library
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