Author Archives: Ledyard Library

Take & Make Mondays

Each week a different activity or craft will be available for you to pick up and take home to complete at your leisure. Activities will be geared toward preschool and early elementary ages. Available at both libraries on a first-come first-served basis during the weeks of Summer Reading.

LOCATION: Bill Library and Gales Ferry Library

Geer Hill One-Room Schoolhouse Tour: Tuesday, June 28th at 10:30 am

Come for a tour of this one-room school house that was built in 1813.  Mrs. Burt will read a story and we will do a colonial craft.  Parking will be available at a nearby house so plan for a short walk to reach the event. For ages 5 – 12 and registration is required.

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Location: Geer Hill One Room Schoolhouse, 922 Colonel Ledyard Highway, Ledyard

Sunflower Rug Hooking: Teens & Adults; Gales Ferry Community Center; 3 Sessions-6/30, 7/14 & 7/28 at 10:30 am

We welcome adults and teens to come have fun and learn the incredibly simple, yet incredibly artistic craft of rug hooking!  We will gather at the Gales Ferry Community Center 3 Thursdays at 10:30; June 30th, July 14th & July 28th. All materials will be provided and you will be able to take your project home with the tools and work on it in between our meetings to make a beautiful sunflower! When it is complete you can hang it on a wall or it will make a wonderful gift. Even if this is not your first time rug hooking, we welcome you and will be happy to hear about your experiences- but no experience is necessary.  So register to make this sign of hope, peace and summer!

Teen Hike & Nature Photography Workshop


Bring your smartphone or digital camera and hike the Poquetanuck Cove Trail.  During the hike we will take photos and try to improve our photography skills.  Everyone will then share their favorite photos with Mrs. Burt and she will share them with the community.  For 7th – 12th grade and registration is required.

LOCATION: Poquetanuck Cove Trail