Minigolf Tickets On Sale Now!

PALS: The Friends of the Durham Public Library will be hosting a new and exciting library fundraiser this year — minigolf in the Library! The whole Library will be turned into a fun and festive minigolf course for your golfing pleasure. The event is being sponsored by investment services company Johnson Brunetti and each of the 18 holes will be sponsored by businesses and organizations from the Durham community. See below for a full list of event sponsors.

Saturday, March 2 from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m.: Adult Evening

Tickets are $25 per person. Includes two drink tickets for beer & wine; all guests must be at least 21 years old. Light refreshments will be served. Note: There are no tee times; drop in any time between 5:00 and 9:00 p.m.

Purchase tickets in person at the Durham Public Library or purchase tickets online by clicking below.

Sunday, March 3 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.: Family Day

Tickets are $5 per person for ages 5 and up or a max of $20 for a family. Children 4 and under are free. Ticket includes minigolf, snacks, and crafts. Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Note: There are no tee times; drop in any time between 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.

Purchase tickets in person at the Durham Public Library or purchase tickets online by clicking below.

Ticket Options

Championship Sponsor

Johnson Brunetti Investments

Double Eagle Sponsor

Indian Springs Golf Club

Eagle Sponsor

Lyman Orchards

Birdie Sponsors

Annette Willis, Attorney

Chapman Manufacturing

David Wenzel

Durham Lions Club

Durham Tax Associates

Durham Veterinary Hospital

Kristan Higgins, Author

Pediatric and Adolescent Medical Group, Middletown

Peerless Builders LLC

Perma Treat Corporation

Sykes Family Chiropractic

Par Sponsors

Betsy and Bob Booz

Brownstone Psychological Associates

Core Club

Durham Family Eye Care

Financial Benefits Unlimited

Glazer Dental

Miller Fence

RLI Electric

LED Valentines

2/7 at 6:30PM

Make a Valentine guaranteed to make the recipients face light up! We will be crafting these cards using LEDs and button batteries! Open to grades 3 & up. Registration required. Limit 10. Register online starting 1/18/19.

Pjs & Play


Grab the family and come to the library on Monday evenings for a pajama storytime and playtime before bed! Intended for ages birth to 6, but all are welcome! The first evening we will have the big blue blocks out and at the second meeting, we will use the parachute. Registration encouraged, but not required. Register online.

Meets: 1/7 & 1/14.

Santa is Coming to the Library!

Saturday, December 1st from 2:00 — 3:30 p.m.

Visit with Santa in the Children’s Department on 12/1/18,  Stick around for some fun holiday crafts and cookies. All supplies will be provided. Supplies limited.

No need to register, just drop-in!

The town tree lighting will be at 4 PM on the Town Green.


Cocoa & Crafts Grades 3 & Up

kids in grades 3 and up can join Miss Alex every Thursday at 6:30 PM in the month of DECEMBER for cocoa, crafts, and chit-chat.
please register below. Registration opens 11/15.

MEETS: 11/29, 12/6, 12/20, 12/27.

Pumpkin Decorating Party!

Wednesday 10/17 at 6:30PM

Pumpkin Decorating Party!

Join Miss Alex to paint some pumpkins, just in time for Halloween! All pumpkins and paint will be provided. A light snack will also be served. Be prepared to get messy! Ages 4 and up only please! all children must be accompanied by an adult. Generously sponsored by a local resident!

Registration required. Registration opens October 1st. Limit 15

Passport to Connecticut Libraries

Enter for a chance to win a Visa gift card of up to $150.

Contest Dates: April 2 – 30

Over one hundred Connecticut libraries are proud to participate in the Connecticut Library Association’s Passport to Connecticut Libraries Program. To celebrate National Library Week during April, the Passport to Connecticut Libraries Program invites you to visit all of the participating Connecticut public libraries. Each library has its own architecture, vibe and collection to explore and browse! The program is open to adults and children, and the hope is that it encourages residents to explore the amazing diversity of our public libraries.   Take your library card and passport to at least five libraries on the list to be eligible to win a $150 gift card for adults or a $100 gift card for children.

Ask for your Passport at the circulation desk today & begin participating on April 2nd!  Click Here for a List of Participating Libraries

This is a Connecticut Library Association initiative.