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!

Plant, Book and Bake Sale Saturday, May 2nd
The library will be holding a Plant, Book and Bake Sale on Saturday, May 2nd from 10-1. Gently used books will be sold at bargain prices. The Northfield Historical Society will be selling plants and gift items for the garden. The Northfield Women’s Literary Club will be selling homemade baked goods to benefit their scholarship fund. It will all be held at the library rain or shine.

Movie Friday
Friday, May 29th at 4pm the library will have its monthly “Movie Friday.” We always have a great time! Come meet your friends for a movie and some popcorn!

Library Closed for Holiday
The library will be closed Monday, May 25th for Memorial Day.

Northfield Memorial Parade, Sunday May 31st
Our annual Memorial Day Parade (Decoration Day) will be held Sunday, May 31st at 11:00 am starting at the Northfield Green. The parade will wind down Main Street and end at the Northfield Cemetery. The Village Improvement Society is hosting the parade and will have refreshments after the parade for everyone at the pavilion. Children are invited to march along with the library. Wear red, white and blue and meet us at the Green at 10:45 am!

Newest Books

Last One Home
Debbie Macomber

The Bookseller
Cynthia Swanson

The Second Sister
Marie Bostwick

Snake Dictionary


38 Main St, Northfield, CT

Mon. Wed. Fri. | 2-7 PM