When Willoughby Adelbert Wallace, a Stony Creek resident, died in November 1946, he left the bulk of his estate in Trust to the Town of Branford, for a free public library in Stony Creek. Construction started in October 1956 and the library was opened on November 1, 1958. The architect, Douglass Orr, who lived in Stony Creek, offered to design the building at no cost to the town. READ MORE
Stony Creek, CT is a shoreline community within Branford, CT. Stony Creek sits on the mainland opposite the Thimble Islands-- 32 inhabited islands, and numerous pink granite rock formations that scatter into Long Island Sound.
The Friends of the Willoughby Wallace Memorial Library is a non-profit volunteer organization that actively promotes community participation in library programs and supports the library’s growth and development.
Do you live in Stony Creek? Area residents may obtain a free library card with proof of residence. If you live in another part of Branford, you may also get your Blackstone Library card here at Willoughby Wallce Memorial Library. A parent or guardian must sign a child's (under age 18) application. Cards are valid for 3 years.
Most books, audiobooks, DVDs, CDs and magazines are loaned for a period of 21 days. New bestsellers may be loaned for 7 days. Most items may be renewed one time, either in person, online or by calling us at (203) 488-8702 if no other patrons are waiting.
Looking for something we don't own? We can borrow the material from another Connecticut library. You may request items in person, by phone at (203) 488-8702, or through Connecticut's statewide library catalog, reQuest.
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