Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Community Concert on the Lawn

Are you ready for a fun, musical summer evening?  We are excited to invite the entire community to the Community Concert on the Lawn featuring Stealhead!  Stealhead, a local jam band from the Hartford/Windsor Locks area, will perform tunes from The Grateful Dead, Eric Clapton, Ben Harper, The Allman Bros. Band, Derek Trucks Band, The Beatles, The Eagles, and Johnny Lang just to name a few!  This will take place on Tuesday, June 26th at 7 pm at the library!  Bring your blanket and chairs, and get ready for a memorable evening!  A perfect event for all ages!  Maybe there will even be a few surprises too!  Contact the library for more information at (860) 627-1495 or visit us at 28 Main St Windsor Locks CT 06096.


Monday, June 18, 2018

Tie Dye on the Lawn!

It’s time to tune up for summer reading at the Windsor Locks Public Library!  The 2018 Libraries Rock Summer Reading extravaganza kicks off on Saturday, June 23rd with our Tie Dye on the Lawn.  Stop by the library between 11 and 2 with the item you want to tie dye and a plastic bag to take your new creation home.  All ages are welcome, so don’t be shy parents!  Everyone can tie dye at the Windsor Locks Public Library!  If inclement weather, we will have a rain date of 6/30/18.  We will also have a community art room set up for anyone who would like to lend their creativity to our music mosaic project or craft box full of musical goodies.  And, don’t forget the most important thing while you’re at the library is to register for summer reading.  We are inviting both children and adults to take part this year!  Get ready for symphonic challenges and rockin’ prizes!  Register for this event online at  Any questions, feel free to contact the library at (860) 627-1495.

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Heritage Week Activities at the Library

Join us for a closer look at Windsor Locks History!

Visit to register.  

And visit for digitized yearbooks and books, 
Cabbages and Kings, Jerry Dougherty's photos, the writings of Mel Montemerlo, 
and more about Windsor Locks history.

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Coloring Outside the Lines

Do you have worries, tension, or anxiety in your life? It has been proven that coloring, at any age, has meditative qualities and reduces stress. Join us for the popular Coloring Outside the Lines program on Saturday, June 2, 2018 from 1-3 PM. Get ready for a relaxing afternoon of coloring for Adults, and tap into your inner creativity! We will provide different designs to color along with colored pencils. This will be our last coloring session until the fall. Register for this program by calling the Windsor Locks Library at 860-627-1495 or visit us at

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

New RB Digital Services for Windsor Locks Cardholders!

Windsor Locks Public Library announces the addition of several new digital services, now available for Windsor Locks Public Library cardholders.  In addition to e-Books and audiobooks, Windsor Locks residents can now access Acorn TV, Indie Flix, and Qello Concerts through RB Digital, an app offered by Recorded Books, the largest independent publisher of unabridged audiobooks and provider of digital media to public libraries.

Acorn TV brings 80+ world-class mysteries, dramas, and comedies from Britain and beyond to library patrons through a streaming video service to any web-connected device.   IndieFlix is a streaming movie service that offers access to thousands of pop culture favorites, box office hits, award-winning feature films, documentaries, and shorts.   Qello Concerts offers access to a collection of more than 1,500 full-length concerts and music documentaries streamed on-demand to just about any digital device.

Windsor Locks residents may register for 7 consecutive days of unlimited access to any of these services with a Windsor Locks Library card.  Binge-watch British comedies, enjoy concerts by your favorite performers, and watch films from around the world, all on your own personal device.  All you need is a library card!

Visit and click on the RB Digital link to open the door to a new streaming experience.  Please call the library at 860-627-1495 with questions.  This service is limited to Windsor Locks residents only.  Try it and let us know what you think!