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Mission Statement

This is Branford's library.

The James Blackstone Memorial Library is the community resource of Branford that provides information, resources, and programs to support life-long learning and enjoyment to enhance the quality of life for all.

Description

The James Blackstone Memorial Library dates back to 1896 when Timothy Blackstone, of Chicago, built a library in Branford CT in memory of his father, James. The library opened with a collection of 5,000 books to serve the population of 5,000 people. In 113 years the town has grown to 30,000 people and the library collection has grown to 80,000 items. The library is open 63 hours per week and serves the town with books, media, programs, and Internet access, emphasizing excellent customer serivce given by a highly competent staff.

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http://www.blackstonelibrary.org

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