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Barn at the Sherman Library!

The Barn under construction!

February 1, 2013--Progress continues!

February 22, 2013--roof is on!

March 5, 2013!

April 17, 2013

May 6, 2013

August 28, 2013


Grand Opening Invitation


The Grand Opening! March 15, 2014


Poppies Spring 2014


Sherman Author Ted Hollander presents

Step Forward America!

At the Sherman Library

Wednesday October 14 at 7 p.m.





Step Forward America! Presents a National Service Program Geared toward Restoring America’s Glory


The Sherman Library is pleased to host Sherman author, Ted Hollander. Mr. Hollander has a vision. One that would educate and enlighten our youth so that through our democratic process they can all better serve the country, fix  our broken institutions, and lead us to a more fulfilling world role. With his new book, Step Forward America! Hollander describes this vision and the practical, feasible steps every citizen can take to bring it to fruition.


Ted will discuss his work and answer questions. Signed copies will be available for purchase. Refreshments will be served. Please join us for an interesting and enlightening evening.


For more information or to RSVP contact the Sherman Library 860-354-2455 or




The Sherman Library is pleased to offer Hoopla Digital where you can download thousands of movies, television shows, music albums, eBooks, audiobooks and comics for free with your Sherman Library card.


Sherman card holders can download the hoopla digital mobile app on their Android or IOS device or visit to begin enjoying thousands of titles – from major Hollywood studios, record companies and publishers – available to borrow 24/7, for instant streaming or temporary downloading to their smartphones, tablets and computers.


For assistance or more information contact us at 860-354-2455 or


Art Show Through October 16

              MARY JANE MAGOON








The Sherman Library is pleased to announce an exhibit, showcasing the art of Mary Jane Magoon of Sherman.


Mary Jane has a rich background and education in interior design and color consultation. Her primary medium of art is watercolor, highlighted by her wondrous eye for color. Mary Jane loves and lives in a world filled with art and design. She has studied with Carol Hubbard AWS, Robert O’Brien AWS, Richard Oachs, and Carol Riley.

Mary Jane is a former owner of an art gallery, a professional framer, color consultant and and window treatment specialist.  She is a member of SCAN, NEWS, Kent Art Association, and Harlem Valley Arts and showcases, exhibits and sells her paintings in Connecticut, New York and Michigan.  

For additional information, please contact the Sherman Library at (860) 354.2455, or


Adult Book Discussion

Friday, October 9 at 7:30 p.m.

The Martian by Andy Weir

Discussion led by Cynthia Osborne


October 9

THE MARTIAN by Andy Weir (2014) Stranded in a dust storm on Mars, an astronaut has to rely on his ingenuity to figure out how to stay alive for over a year until he can be rescued. This ingenious first novel garnered rave reviews. 386 pp.

“Brilliant…a celebration of human ingenuity [and] the purest example of real-science sci-fi for many years…Utterly compelling.”--Wall Street Journal "Weir combines the heart-stopping with the humorous in this brilliant debut placing a nail-biting life-and-death situation on Mars and adding a snarky and wise-cracking nerdy hero, Weir has created the perfect mix of action and space adventure."--Library Journal (starred)



Everyone is welcomed to enjoy a lively discussion and refreshments! Copies of the books are available at the library. For more information contact the library 860-354-2455 or

Complete list of 2015 Discussion Books


The Sherman Library Meeting Room Policies


The newly renovated, restored and expanded Sherman Library has two spaces for meetings during library hours for Sherman non-profit organizations.

The Sherman Library Meeting Room Policies

Applications for Program Room Use

Contact: Millie Loeb, Executive Director, 860-354-2455,


The Library Barn Program Room

The library barn is primarily used for adult and children library programs. When available it may be rented to non-profit organizations in our community.  The room capacity is a maximum of 100 people. It has audio visual equipment that includes DVD player, surround sound, projector and screen. There is an Assistive Listening Hearing Loop and Wi-Fi throughout. Chairs and tables are available. The Barn Room has a separate entrance from the main library with access to a restroom. There are no cooking facilities but there is a kitchenette that includes a small refrigerator, a sink and microwave.

The Barn Program Room Use Policy.

The Multipurpose Room

The Multipurpose Room is a board/conference that can seat up to twelve people around a large table. There is Wi-Fi and a telephone. This room can be used for small meetings. This room can be reserved or used as a drop in basis if available

The Multipurpose Room Use Policy.

Sherman Library Annual Report


Sherman Library Annual Report of the Director 2013-2014


Sherman Library Building Project


Museum Passes at the Sherman Library

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