Author Archives: Ledyard Library

Reading the Map with DPNC at Avery Preserve in Gales Ferry, July 12th at 10:00 am!

When out on the trail you can’t always depend on your phone! Participants will learn how to read trail signs, use a paper map and compass. Children will have a chance to design a map of our location, navigate their way around using a compass, and discuss hiking preparedness. We will meet at Avery Preserve in Gales Ferry. For ages 6 – 12 and registration is required.

LOCATION: Avery Preserve
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Virtual Presentation on Visiting Our National Parks ~ Tuesday, July 12 from 6 pm to 7 pm

Visiting Our National Parks by John Bunker

Join us for a virtual Presentation via Zoom for tips and tricks on visiting our National Parks.

Registration is required: 

For more information,  the Public Library of New London at  860.447.1411, X5 or email

This program is co-sponsored by Mystic-Noank Library, Otis Library, Ledyard Public Library and Stonington Free Library.

Adult Summer Reading: Read Beyond the Beaten Path

Summer Reading for Adults June 18th-August 13th!

READ Beyond the Beaten Path!  Summer Reading is here for adults too and we are ready for you at Bill & Gales Ferry Libraries!

Pick up your 2022 Bingo Card, and for each genre you read, you will receive a Bingo ticket to put in for a Summer Reading Prize at either Bill or Gales Ferry Library, to be drawn at the end.

Enjoy your Summer READS!

Read Beyond the Beaten Path: Read, Make, Explore

Registered participants can now begin logging adventures in our summer adventure program!  We have some amazing prizes that you may win just for logging anything that you read, make, or explore. For ages 2 – 18. For more information:

Children ages 2 – 11 go to

Teens ages 12 – 18 go to

LOCATION: Bill Library and Gales Ferry Library
Read, Make, Explore with Summer Reading  June 18th thru August 6th!

Robotics Workshop: Saturday, June 25th, 10:30 to 12:30

Join us for a robotics workshop! With the help of the Robotics and Automation Society section of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, participants will be using the mbot2 (mbot neo) platform and will be taught some basics about programming the robot using block-based software. For ages 10 and up and registration is required.

Come to Bill Library or this may be done at home.

Please register below: