Windsor Library Association Achievements
» 1888 –
Windsor Library Association founded.
» 1895 – State Library
Commission recognizes the Windsor Free
» Early 1900s – Association
purchases the Mather House on the green
using donations. Part of the house was used
for a library.
» 1941 – Bequest to the
Association from a founding member, Ruel C.
Tuttle, helps fund the conversion and
enlargement of the Mather House.
» 1965 – Bequest from
member, Leland P. Wilson, makes construction
and dedication of a branch library in the
southern section of town. The Association
continues to own this facility and lease it
to the town.
» 1974 – 1975 Windsor
Library Association deeds the Mather House
to the Town of Windsor and the building is
» 2004 / 2005 / 2006 –
Windsor Library Association raises funds and
celebrates community appreciation of the
library with a “Snowflake Gala” held in the
Huntington House, Loomis Chaffee and the
main Library in Windsor Center,
» 2005 - 2006 Main Library
in the center of town undergoes major
expansion and renovation. Windsor Library
Association helps with Grand Re-Opening.
» 2010 – Wilson Branch
renovation primarily funded with state grant
is assisted with funding by the Windsor
» 2013 Windsor Library Association celebrates its 125th Anniversary