Babcock Book Club:

Travel across genres with Babcock Book Club! Meetings are typically held the second Wednesday of the month at 3:30 pm. Enjoy light refreshments alongside an interactive book discussion.

Wednesday December 13, 3:30 – Cookbook

Book: Any Holiday Cookbook: find a new favorite!

Tie in: Baking swap!



Other Upcoming Events:

CHRISTMAS CONCERT Presented by the Northeast Connecticut Community Orchestra

Friday, Dec. 8th, 2017 – 7:30 p.m. – Babcock Library, Knowlton Hall


Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017 – 2 p.m. – Clark Chapel at Pomfret School

The  Northeast Connecticut Community Orchestra’s 6th Annual Christmas Concert will feature Dr. Emily Ferguson and her daughter, Margalit Kaufman, both of Woodstock, performing the Concerto for Oboe and Violin in C minor by J.S. Bach. Our conductor is Dylan Lomangino of Manchester.

The program also includes Suite of Carols by Leroy Anderson, Nimrod by Edward Elgar (in memory of James Bump), Pavane by Gabriel Faure, Gabriel’s Oboe by Ennio Morricco, A Christmas Festival by Leroy Anderson, and All I Want for Christmas Is You by Mariah Carey and Walter Afanasieff.

Admission is free; donations are welcome.

Members of this regional string orchestra founded in 2012 include: Barbara Horn, Ashford; Eileen Geriak, Ashford; Saul Ahola, Woodstock; Margalit Kaufman, Woodstock; Melissa Joyal, Pomfret; Jan Zacharski, Brooklyn; Joan Sinder, Willimantic; Joan Taraskiewicz, Willington; Jane Vercelli, Thompson; Gale Eberly, Tolland; Kurt Kaufman, Woodstock; Linda Hilliard, Manchester; Sondra Boyer, Storrs; Maidie Cohen, Mansfield, and Charles Seivard, Woodstock.

If you play a string instrument, please join us. We rehearse Fridays at 6:30 p.m. in the conference room at the rear of the Ashford Town Hall. For information, call Jane Vercelli at 860 428-4633.


The Annual Gingerbread House Fest: Saturday, December 18, 2017 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM

***The library is seeking candy donations. New and sealed donations can be dropped off at the circulation desk prior to December 16! **