Clark Memorial Library

538 Amity Road

Bethany, CT 06524


Greetings from Clark!

Pardon our dust – we’re still under construction!



lauren logsted 

Sisters Eight Author to share stories of her writing and life

Spend Saturday April 12, 2:30 – 4 p.m., discovering the world of Connecticut author Lauren Baratz-Logsted as she visits the Clark Memorial Library in Bethany, CT.  The author of over thirty books, Ms. Baratz-Logsted began her professional career with an adult novel about an ambitious woman who uses the prospects of motherhood to advance herself.  So it might seem unusual that the library’s Reading Rocks Club! , a children’s book group, is serving as her host. It started with a second grader – now third grader – at the Bethany Community School who was Read More…

home-poster-blockEncore viewing of documentary on public education:

In response to requests from Bethany residents and library patrons encore presentations of this 2010 documentary will be shown at the library on Wednesdays April 2 and 9 at 6:30 p.m.  Also viewing of the movie is available on Tuesday, April 15 at 6:30 p.m.  Encore showings will also be on Saturday, April 19 at 2 p.m. and Saturday, April 26 at 10:30 a.m.  There will not be a dialogue following these presentations. Race to Nowhere has been screened in more than 6,000 (and growing!) public and community settings in all 50 states and more than 30 countries. Called a “must-see movie” by The New York Times, screenings of Race to Nowhere have provided a forum for communities to discuss the pressure-cooker climate that dominates American classrooms.  Read More…



Clark Memorial Library becomes a member of the LION/Libraries Online Consortium:  

Bethany patrons will be able to use the LION network to find library items they want to use.  There is no need to register your library card with another LION library because your library information follows you to the other member libraries.  These libraries include Woodbridge, Wallingford, Orange – Case Memorial and many, many more.  Read more…