Ongoing Events:

Monday Night Scrabble for Everyone!
6:15PM at the library 
All levels are welcome

Friday Story Hour
10:30am at the library 
Please join us for a fun morning of stories, projects and a snack!

Ongoing Book Sales!
Are you aware that we have ongoing book sales during library hours?  New and used books, DVDS, etc. both upstairs and down.  Come in and browse!


School Supply Drive!

State Rep Brian Ohler is hosting a School Supply Drive: The Collection period is August 1-September 7.  Items can be dropped off at the Douglas Library during regular hours.  Call the library at 860-824-7863…

Railroad Days Events at the Library 2018

Railroad Days Kick-off Cocktail PartySaturday, July 21, 6-8PM!$15 per person/$25 a couple.Wine, Punch, delicious hors d'ouevres and desserts!Ongoing Mini Silent Auction:Items for bidding during library…

Libraries Rock! Summer Reading Program!

Douglas Library Summer Reading 2018: Libraries Rock!Open to children in North Canaan, pre-K thru Grade 8.Bring your reading journals in once a week starting the week of June 25, and you can pick a prize…

Douglas Library is 195 Years Old

Did you know that the Douglas Library is 195 years old this year??? The Library was founded in 1821 when William Douglas, a Canaan resident died leaving the sum of $800 to start a library! Half of the…

2018 Summer 4H Programs for Children

Friday, July 6, 11am"Branching Into Forestry" Trees! They're Everywhere! They give us shade, places to hang swings, and build tree houses, etc. But did you know that we get so much more from trees and…

Literacy Night

The Canaan Child Care Center hosted a Literacy Night along with music on Wednesday, November 12 at the Douglas Library. Thats Maven on percussion~!

Stringed Music Workshop for Children

A Stringed Music Workshop for Children was held at at the Library on Friday, February 1, 2013.Seamus and Zack, of Bennington College demonstrated various stringed instruments such as the fiddle,guitar,…

Children's Story Hour & Scrabble Night

Children's Story Hour: Every Friday morning during the school year at 10:30am with Cindy or Lynn. Stories, songs, crafts and a snack! Scrabble Night! Every Monday evening, 6:15-8PM! All levels are welcome! 

Words & Conversation at Geer Village

Some prose, some poetry and lots of companionable conversationAll ages welcome- come and join us!Geer Village, Rt. 7 S., Canaan, CTEvery other Tuesday @1:15-2:30.Call the library 860-824-7863 for more…