Brainerd Memorial Library
920 SAYBROOK ROAD, HADDAM, CT 06438     P:860.345.2204

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Welcome to Our Library!
Toddler Tunes! 10:30am Jan 3rd & 17th
Alternates with Music with Margie
Happy New Year!
BML's Library Blog!
Built in 1906
One of BML's Lovely Gardens
3rd Annual Agricultural Day
On June 9th we held our 3rd annual Agricultural Day

Library Hours

closed sundays
September - June:
Monday: 1pm to 8pm
Tuesday - Thursday: 10am to 8pm
Friday: 10am to 6pm
Saturday: 10am – 3pm
Summer hours
July & August :
SATURDAYS : 10am to 1pm

Join Us!

The Library will be closed on Monday, January 21st

In honor of

Martin Luther King Day.


An Evening with Poe

Saturday, January 19th 6:30pm

Actor Campbell Harmon brings the Master of the Macabre, Edgar Allan Poe, to life on the writer’s 210th birthday for an after- hours evening of thrills and chills. Hear stories and poems like the The Tell-Tale Heart and The Raven. Learn about the author’s life, his tragic love, mysterious death, and profound influence on American literature. Campbell Harmon will dispel the myths that have surrounded his legacy to show how Poe’s works continue to affect us. CLICK TO REGISTER

CONNECTICUT 169 BOOK TALK: Marty Podskoch, Thurs, Jan. 31st 6:30pm

BML will host a book talk and signing by historian Marty Podskoch for The Connecticut 169 Club: Your Passport and Guide to Exploring Connecticut. The new travel book encourages travelers to visit all 169 towns of our beautiful state. The book is intended to be a guide and passport. Someone from each town wrote a description highlighting location, history, and interesting places. Elizabeth Malloy, Executive Director of the Haddam Historical Society, wrote the chapter on Haddam. The book has a space for travelers to journal their experiences and a place for stamps or signatures.  CLICK TO REGISTER

Co-sponsored by the Haddam Historical Society

BML Has Added a Trade Paperback Section!

Trade paperbacks are larger than mass market paperbacks but smaller than hardcovers.

The size is approx. 5.5 x 8.5, with soft binding; the paper is usually of higher quality than mass-market paperbacks.

Trade paperbacks are lightweight for traveling and easy to hold.

Check out our new collection!  You may find some authors you haven’t read.

Located next to the Audio Books.

Read exciting articles on book picks, free resources, visits to libraries throughout CT, and content of interest to curious readers.  Enjoy artistic accompanying photography.

The Library Hop features visits to museums included in library pass programs. Click logo or Bloglink on menu. 

 Have you been to the:  Children’s Museum of SE CT in Niantic,  Beardsley Zoo in Bridgeport, or the Children’s Museum in West Hartford ? Passes are available in the Children’s Department.



“Resume lab” and live, online job coaches help job seekers: target suitable jobs, prepare and practice for job interviews.  The Adult Learning Center provides: career-enhancing skills through test preparation (including GED and the U.S. Citizenship Test) and live, online academic tutors for writing assistance, computer literacy, and software assistance.

Recent Book to Movie Adaptations!

“The book was so much better than the movie. You have to read the book first!”

Test that cliché; with these 26 books being adapted into film releases. Link to Book List. 

Statue of Lady JusticeNuwav Legal Documents

NUWAV provides documents that meet the needs of the everyday Citizen. Easily compose documents in categories like Business, Contracts, Landlord/Tenant disputes, Divorce, Medical, & more. Log in using your BML card.


One-on-OComputerHelpne Computer Help

Wednesday & Friday Afternoons

    1-3 pm & 12-3 pm                     



The Friends’ Updated Book Nook is open Daily.

Come browse in BML’s lower level for:  Hardcover Fiction & Non Fiction; Paperbacks; Children’s & YA books, Music CDs, Audio books, & DVDs. 

You never know what you’ll find!

Pay at Circ Desk or use lock box.   

Credit Cards accepted via PayPal

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