Since 1983, the Friends of Granby Public Libraries (FOGPL) have held the very popular Used Book Sale. This year it will be held on July 28, 29 and 30 at Holcomb Farm. The Friends will start accepting donations in early June.
The Friends of Cossitt Library Annual Puzzle Sale is slated for Saturday, April 9, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. This popular event will be held on the rear patio of the Granby Public Library. Should the weather be inclement, the rain date is the following Saturday, April 16.
The Frederick H. Cossitt Library is on the National Register of Historic Places. The Friends of the library will be doing a series of articles to help Granby residents understand why this is important and how it works.
Lila K. (Knapp) Innes, age 92, of Granby, passed away on Jan. 28, 2020, at home surrounded by her loving family after a hard-fought battle with cancer. Born in Bridgeport on Dec. 9, 1927, and raised in Stratford, Lila was married to Charles Innes for 65 years, until his death in December 2015.
In the Winter of 1891, a committee worked on plans for the dedication of the new library, which was scheduled for Thursday, March 26, 1891. Due to the overwhelming interest in the event, it was held at the First Congregational Church.