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Thank you to all who came to our November Book Sale. It was a great success.  Stay tuned for our spring sale in April.

Winterfest 2023

Friday, January 20, 2023 – snow date January 27 Enjoy an evening of tasty beer, wine, spirits and savory refreshments, plus great musical entertainment by Dually Noted. It will be held from 6:30 to 9:00 p.m. Tickets are $20.On sale now. Quantities are limited so buy early. Place your orders for bottles of wine or beer you like at special prices offered only at the wine tasting event. Orders placed during the event are eligible for a special prize. In addition to the tasting, participate in the teacup and silent auctions and more! 

Friends' Corner is now open!

Stop by and purchase some great books, media or puzzles. Some small gift items are also available.

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The Anita Wilson Memorial Family Concert Series

The Friends of the Library Advisory Board has established a Memorial Family Concert Series to honor long time library volunteer, Anita Wilson. Anita was a Friend of the Library since the late 1970's and was on the Advisory Board for most of that time. If you visited the Children's section at any of our Book Sales during the last 20 years, you likely were helped by Anita. She combined her love of children and her love of libraries to work tirelessly for both by over seeing the children's books, working year round to sort and pack the books in preparation for the sale and then worked the sale itself.

If you would like to donate, checks can be made out to the Friends of the Lucy Robbins Library with Anita Wilson Memorial in the memo line and dropped off at or mailed to the library.

2022 Friends of Lucy Robbins Welles Library, Inc.

100 Garfield Street, Newington CT  06111  860-665-8728

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