Gilbert Library
38 Main Street
Northfield, CT
860.283.8176

Open:
Mondays ~ 2:00-7:00 p.m.
Wednesdays ~ 2:00-7:00 p.m.
Fridays ~ 2:00-5:00 p.m.

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Northfield T-Shirts for sale!
The shirts have arrived for The Northfield Historical Society!
The shirts are designed after a sign that was hanging at the entrance
to the village of Northfield on what is presently Route 254.

The sign was donated to the Gilbert Library and is now hanging inside the building.
The T-shirts will be for sale at the library during regular hours from 2-7
on Mondays and Wednesdays and 2-5 on Fridays.
The sale of the Northfield T-shirts will support ongoing community activities.
The 100% cotton shirts sell for $15 and come in Adult sizes Small,
 Medium, Large and X-Large and Youth sizes Small, Medium and Large.

Summer Story Hour and Lego Challenge starting July 9
Itís summer time again and Summer Story Hour will begin Monday, July 9th!
Every Monday from 2:30-3:00, children ages 3-5 will have stories and crafts
and lots of fun! At 3:00 older children are invited to the Lego Challenge.
Every week a new challenge will be given with fun tasks. There will be plenty
 of time afterwards to use your imagination to build free style! Story hour
will end on August 13th with a party for all!
To register or for more information call or email the library.

Summer Reading List
The library has many of the books that are on the Litchfield Center,
Intermediate, Middle and High School Reading lists.
Come and check us out and get your summer reading started!

Summer Hours
In the months of July and August the libraryís hours
will be Mondays 2-7, Wednesdays 2-7 and Fridays 2-5
Regular Hours are: Monday, Wednesday and Friday 2-7pm.

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Valentine luncheon benefits Northfield's Gilbert Library
Litchfield.bz (02-04-18)
Kate Gnitzcavich, above, serves dessert during the annual Valentine Doll
and Tea Luncheon benefiting the Gilbert Library in Northfield on Saturday.
Below, Emma McDevitt, 4, and her sister, Lily, 2,
 of Litchfield, brought their dolls to the event. BZ photos


The Northfield firehouse hall was filled to capacity on Saturday
for the seventh annual Valentine Doll and Tea Luncheon
 fundraiser benefiting Northfield's Gilbert Library.
A sellout crowd of 100 attended the event organized by the library's
board of directors. Proceeds will help the library buy books,
DVDs and supplies the library's budget can't afford.
Programs for library patrons will also be provided thanks to the fundraiser.
An all-female sellout crowd of 100 attended the popular luncheon.

Betty Eisenhaure of Litchfield attended.

Gilbert Library librarian Nancy Gnitzcavich runs the show.

From left, Mary Kate Neary, Sophia Letour, Ruth Patrick and Micah Ocasio.

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6th Valentine Tea Party
 for Dolls and Doll Lovers of All Ages
Saturday, February 4, 2017
@ Northfield Firehouse
All proceeds benefit The Gilbert Library
~ BZ photos

 

 

 

 



   




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5th Valentine Tea Party
 for Dolls and Doll Lovers of All Ages
Saturday, February 6, 2016
@ Northfield Firehouse
All proceeds benefit The Gilbert Library



 

   

   

 

 

 

 

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Gilbert Library Book, Bake & Plant Sale
Saturday, May 2, 2015
Proceeds used for the purchase of
new books and support of the library.
The Northfield Woman's Literary Club hosted
a bake sale to benefit their scholarship fund.
L-R: Rebecca Southard, Elizabeth Southard and Kate Gnitzcavich ~ BZ photos


 

 

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4th Valentine Tea Luncheon
for Dolls and Doll Lovers of All Ages
Saturday, February 7, 2015
@ Northfield Firehouse
All proceeds benefit The Gilbert Library
~ BZ photos

 

 

 

 

 

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Gilbert Library Book & Bake Sale
Saturday, May 10, 2014
Proceeds used for the purchase of
new books and support of the library.
The Northfield Woman's Literary Club hosted
a bake sale to benefit their scholarship fund.





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3rd Valentine Tea Luncheon
for Dolls and Doll Lovers of All Ages
Saturday, February 8, 2014
@ Northfield Firehouse
  

 

 

 

 

 

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2nd Valentine Tea Luncheon
 for Dolls and Doll Lovers of All Ages
Saturday, February 23, 2013
@ Northfield Firehouse
 

 

 

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1st Valentine Tea Luncheon
for Dolls and Doll Lovers of All Ages
Saturday, February 4, 2012
@ Northfield Firehouse
 

   

 

   

 

 


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121st Annual Meeting of the
Northfield Women's Literary Club
September 19, 2013
Founded for the purpose of studying literature, science, history and
current events and to support community projects the
Literary Club has met regularly since it's founding in 1893.

The club currently has over twenty active members from Northfield
and the surrounding area and meets on the third Thursday of every month,
September through June at 7:30 at the Gilbert Library, Main  St. Northfield.  

The club continues to adhere to the founders' goals with each
meeting including a program as well as time for socializing.

Currently the club's membership spans several generations some of whom are
descendants of the founders while others are new to the area and the club.  

New members are always welcome.  
For more information please call 860-283-9739 or 860-283-8361.

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Used Book Sale
Saturday, May 11, 2013