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"Little Black Dress" Fashion Show Fundraiser
On Saturday, April 18th,  from 11:30am to 2:30pm the Friends of the Granby Library will be sponsoring a fashion show held in the Hall of the Immaculate Heart of Mary Church.  The "Little Black Dress" fashion show will feature women of all shapes, sizes, and ages, who will model articles of affordable clothing that audience members may purchase before and following the show.  The cost to attend the event is $5.00 per person, which includes lunch.  Tickets are available at the Library.  All profits received will be used for the Furnishing/Furniture/Landscaping Fund for the Granby Library.  

Friends of the Granby Library Spring Book and Bake Sale

Saturday, April 25th from 9am to 3pm in the Community Room of the Library 
Our Spring Book and Bake Sale is coming up!  The Friends are seeking donations of hardcover and paperback books, DVDs, music CDs, playable video games, and audiobooks in good condition acceptable for re-sale.  We do not accept donations of textbooks, encyclopedias, Reader's Digest books, or books with smoke, mold, mildew, or water damage.  Donations are accepted at the library during open library hours.   Please do not leave books outside the library or in the book return.  If you have more than a few boxes to donate, or you need assistance, please call the library prior to making your donation so that we may schedule a volunteer to come and help upon availability.  

The Friends are also seeking donations of baked good items for our bake sale table!  All items must be individually wrapped and labeled.  Let us know if you are willing to help!

The Granby Library now has a subscription to the Hampshire Gazette!
Stop by and read up on the latest news!

Did you know that Amazon Smile will support the Granby Library every time you shop at Here's how to enroll:  Type "" into your web browser, type in "Friends of Granby Free Public Library, Inc." when asked to pick your own charitable organization, and press search.  You can now begin your shopping!  Every eligible purchase made through will result in a donation to the Friends (0.5% of the purchase price).  Your shopping cart, wish list, registries and other account settings are the same on AmazonSmile as they are on  Happy shopping!! 

Quilters Retreat Days

The 2nd and 4th Wednesday of every month at 12:30pm. 
The Granby Free Public Library is hosting a Quilters Retreat Day twice a month in our Community Room! Anyone wishing to join is more than welcome!  Bring your project, sewing machine and whatever you will need to work.  A few experienced quilters will be there to offer help!  

Scrabble at the Library
Tuesdays at 1pm and Thursdays at 6pm 
Adults who are avid Scrabble fans - join us!  Drop in to join in on some friendly games of Scrabble.  

Round Robin Quilt Group
Future Dates:  Friday, April 17th
This group meets on the third Friday of every month from 10:30am to 3:00 pm. 

New Writer's Club

Saturdays at 10:30am
All are welcome!  A writing prompt will be provided but does not have to be used.  No writer is forced to share their words but it is encouraged - only positive feedback will be given!  Sign up at the library or just drop in.  

Doing genealogy research?  The Granby Library now has access to and HeritageQuest Online for all patrons doing research in the library!  Stop in today for more information.  
Ancestry Library - Must be used in the library.
HeritageQuest Online - Must have library barcode to access.

Check out a great resource for America's news and local newspapers all in one place at NewsBank InfoWeb!  Unlimited access with just your library card barcode! 

Meeting Rooms
The New Granby Free Public Library has meeting room space available for use by any non-profit group or organization by reservation!  Click the links below to read our policies and print an application for reservation.  Meeting Room Use Policy / Meeting Room Application
Community Room Use Policy / Community Room Application / Community Room Key Policy

The Granby Library has a booth at Kev's Barnyard Flea Market
Stop in at Kev's Barnyard and check out a wide array of items such as vases, tea cups, kitchen tools, lamps, framed pictures and prints, dishes, office supplies, jewelry, candles, knick-knacks, small appliances and more.  All proceeds benefit the New Library Furnishings Fund.  Kev's Barnyard Flea Market - Located in the Chateau Harmony Building.  185 West State Street, Granby. Our booth is on the upper floor!  Open Weds through Sun 10am to 4:30pm.