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!

Closed Martin Luther King Jr. Day
The library will be closed Monday, January 19th in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Movie Friday
Friday, January 30th and Friday, February 27th at 4pm the library will have its monthly “Movie Friday.” We always have a good time! Come meet your friends for a movie and some popcorn!

Valentine Tea for Dolls and Doll Lovers of All Ages
A Valentine Tea Luncheon will be held on Saturday, February 7th (snow date Sunday, Feb 8th) from noon to 2pm at the Northfield Fire House. Bring your doll and enjoy tea, tea sandwiches and dessert as well as a door prize and raffles. Tickets are $10 per person.

All proceeds benefit the Gilbert Library. For more information and to reserve tickets, email or call 860-283-8176. Tickets will not be sold at the door.

Valentine Workshop
We’ll supply the materials, you bring your creativity! On Wednesday, February 11th at 4pm the library will have a Valentine making workshop. We’ll have everything you’ll need to make beautiful Valentines. To register, email or call 860-283-8176

Newest Books

The Boston Girl
Anita Diamant

The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry
Gabrielle Zevin

Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis The Untold Story
Barbara Leaming

The Ghost at Camp David
Ron Roy


38 Main St, Northfield, CT

Mon. Wed. Fri. | 2-7 PM