The Gilbert Library

Welcome to!

we are very excited to offer this new way of connecting Northfield with its neighborhood library and its community. Here you can find where we are located, when we are open, our history, new books, how to contact us, upcoming events and more.

We will add links that will connect you to area happenings and things of interest.

Stop in and see us!

“Tea at Three”
Come and join your neighbors for a cup of tea at the library on the first Wednesday of each month at 3 pm. We’ll have tea, cookies and conversation. Come alone or bring a friend! January 2022 date is Wednesday, Jan 5th.

Gingerbread House Workshop Home Edition
The library is offering a gingerbread house kit again this year with everything you’ll need to build a miniature gingerbread house at home! You must RESERVE your kit by Friday, Dec 3rd by emailing or calling the library. Kit PICK UP will be Friday, Dec 10th between 2-7 pm. 860-283-8176 or

Library Hours
The library will be closed for vacation from Friday, Dec 24th thru Friday, Dec 31st.
The library will reopen on Monday, Jan 3rd.

Newest Books

The Christmas Promise
Richard Paul Evans

The Stranger in the Lifeboat
Mitch Albom

Flying Angels
Danielle Steel

The Nutcracker
Jan Brett


38 Main St, Northfield, CT

Mon. Wed. Fri. | 2-7 PM