THOMPSON PUBLIC LIBRARY
934 Riverside Drive (Route 12)
North Grosvenordale, CT 06255 | (860) 923-9779
Library Services | History Room
The Library has a small historical materials collection housed in the History Room. Access to the collection is by staff only. It is not a browsing collection. Staff will retrieve requested materials for use at a study table near the circulation desk or by the reference desk if staffed. Photocopying is limited and to be done by staff only. Patrons may need to wear white cotton gloves supplied by the library when using certain materials and a donation of $1.50 is requested. The History Room is accessed during library hours. Patrons may also make an appointment before coming in to view materials in order for staff to gather appropriate items.
Some of the materials in the historical collection include: Thompson Cemetery Gravesites, Thompson Bicentennial Memory Book 1785-1985, Thompson Townwide Historical and Architectural Survey, Barbour History of Thompson 1785-1850 and Killingly 1785-1850 and local school yearbooks, assorted letters, news clippings, and other material.
iconn.org resources available with CT library card:
Heritage Quest Online
ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Hartford Courant (1764-1985)
Other sites of interest:
Godfrey Memorial Library - A Library of Genealogy, History and Biography