Books & Brews

Join the Gleason Endowment for a fun fundraiser on Saturday, October 14th, at 7 p.m. For $75/person, enjoy beer from nearby breweries, food from local restaurants, a jazz combo, and because knowing things is fun, the evening features a professionally hosted trivia event, complete with questions on local history and Carlisle esoterica. And you can … Continued

Art at the Gleason: Mindscapes

Mindscapes: Paintings by Katherine Downey Miller and Sculptures by Anna Kristina Goransson will be on display September 23, 2023 to January 6, 2024. Join Art at the Gleason for an evening reception on Friday, September 29th, from 7 to 9 p.m. at the library, featuring artists Katherine Millar and Anna Kristina Goransson. Wine, refreshments, and … Continued

National Library Card Sign-Up Month

September is Library Card Sign-Up Month! Carlisle residents age 5 and up are eligible for a free Gleason library card. Signing up has never been easier, with eCards available 24/7. Kindergarten Sign-Up Event Our Kindergarten friends who don’t yet have a card are invited to a special sign-up event on Saturday, September 23rd from 8:30–10 … Continued

Our Next Chapter: Capital Campaign

When our library was renovated 25 years ago, we lived in a different world. Internet was on dial-up, music was on CDs, and the library was a book repository. Life has evolved, and so have our libraries. Renovating the Gleason will provide flexible spaces for the whole community: space for events, exhibits, meetings, quiet work … Continued

Library of Things

We have been building our Library of Things. These are items that you can borrow for events or if you want to try something before you buy one of your own. We are adding new Things regularly. Click here to view our current holdings.

Book a Meeting Room

Are you looking for a space you can use? Our large and small meeting rooms can be reserved through our website. The third-floor Hollis Room may be reserved by nonprofit groups, and the second-floor study room is available for everyone. Please go here to read on our Meeting Room Policy or here to Book a … Continued

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