Welcome to the Library.

The Library will be closed for the 4th of July and for the Deep River Muster on the 15th.

There will be no Book Club in July.

Saturday Summer hours are 10:00 to 2:00


Adult Programs

The Third Annual Mad Hatter's Tea Party, Friday July 28, 6-9 pm.

This year the party will be inside and out.

The Butter Jones Band will be donating their talent and will be playing outdoors, weather permitting. Butter Jones consists of two guitars, bass and drums. The band has prolific song writers that perform a mix of their original songs with popular standards. Butter Jones has a unique sound influenced by a blend of rock and roll, country, and rhythm and blues.

Local shops are donating items for the teacup raffle. There will be lots of good food and drink.

Wear a hat! Two prizes for best hats. Lots of Raffle Prizes!


"There is a place. Like no place on Earth. A land full of wonder, mystery, and danger! Some say to survive it: You need to be as mad as a hatter." The Mad Hatter


Welcome to our ADULT Wandoo Summer Reader!

Register at Wandoo Reader

Log your books online and you become eligible for our end-of-summer raffle!

This year's prizes will be:

$25 gift certificate to Celebrations
$20 gift certificate to the Sweet Shoppe on Main
$15 gift certificate to Deep River Pizza


Collection Cabinets





Sue Wisner will be displaying her collection of yesterday's toys. Be sure to take a look and be transported back in time.





The Southern Connecticut Polymer Clay Guild will display a collection of the Guild Artist's work.

Children's Programs

Picnic Story Time

Thursday mornings: July 6th, 13th, 20th and 27th. Starts at 10:00 am.

Bring a lunch and hear some stories! In the Children's Garden if the weather permits

Build a Wigglebot!

Wednesday, July 5th at 5:30 pm!

Create a simple STEM project to take home! This program is best suited for ages 8 and up, but younger children may participate with a parent helper. Registration is required and limited to 8 participants. Sign up here: Wiggle Bot

Get Growing with Seed Bombs!

Thursday, July 6th at 3:00.

Registration is required for this program. Make a simple recipe with friends. Best suited for kids 4-10. Limited to 10 participants. Register on Sign Up Genius: SEED BOMB

Yoga for Youngsters

Friday, July 7th at 10:30 am!

Join us for a special story walk yoga with Jen from Earth Friends Discovery. Perfect for the preschool set. Bring a mat or towel. Open to all, space providing.

Magic of Christopher!!

Wednesday, July 12th at 5:30 pm!

Light comedy fuses with the mystery of magic as Christopher Hurlbert performs! This program is perfect for all ages and is free and open to all. No registration is required.

Denison Pequot-sepos Nature Center

Friday, July 14th at 10:30 am!

A live animal program that is perfect for the preschool set.

Riverside Reptiles

Wednesday, July 19th at 5:30 pm!

Get ready for some reptile fun with our Jeepers Creepers show. Open to all, no registration required.

Mr. Gym Music

Friday, July 21st at 10:30 am!

This is an interactive musical show best suited for preschool - grade 2.

Cedar Island Touch Tank

Wednesday, July 26th at 5:30 pm!

Learn about our local sea life and get up close with creatures from the Long Island Sound! Open to all. No registration required.

Baseball Story Time & Ice Cream Social

Friday, July 28th at 10:30 am!

Baseball Story Time with Miss Elaine, followed by an ice cream social.







Deep River Public Library
150 Main Street, Deep River, CT 06417
Phone: 860 526-6039
Email: deepriverpubliclibrary@gmail.com