Tag Archives: Howard Whittemore Memorial Library

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Costly repairs mounting at Whittemore

NAUGATUCK — The holes in the Howard Whittemore Memorial Library’s roof may be sealed for now, but the holes in the library’s budget make take years to repair. Work on…

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Fridays in blue jeans

by Laraine Weschler NAUGATUCK — The formal old building in the center of the borough has been getting a bit more casual lately. Staff at the Howard Whittemore Memorial Library…

Book sale to benefit Whittemore Library

NAUGATUCK-The Friends of the Naugatuck Library will be having its annual book sale at the Harvest Moon Festival on the Naugatuck Green on Friday, Sept. 16 and Saturday, Sept. 17…

Whittemore reinstates Monday hours

NAUGATUCK — After three years, the Whittemore Memorial Library will once again be opening its doors on Mondays. Beginning Sept. 12, the library will be open from 12 p.m. to…

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Author to tell her Amish tale at Whittemore Library

Since she left the Amish, many people have asked Saloma Furlong about her unusual name. The question often led to others about her native culture and why she left. Depending…

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A changing of the guard at Whittemore

NAUGATUCK — Retiring Howard Whittemore Memorial Library Director Joan Lamb waved her necklace at well-wishers at her retirement party last Thursday. The sparkly lei said, “Happy Retirement,” and Lamb certainly…

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Statewide library program on chopping block

A small line in Governor Dannel’s Malloy’s state budget could mean big problems for Connecticut’s interlibrary loan program. Malloy plans to eliminate funding for the Connecticar service and slash Connecticard…

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Years of passion become profession for Naugy author

Patrick Scalisi has been writing fiction his whole life. But about two years ago, he decided to turn his passion into a profession. Scalisi, 27, of Naugatuck, started publishing his…