The Lebanon Community Center, located across from the Trumbull Library and the historic Lebanon town green, is available to rent to Lebanon residents and Lebanon-based non-profit organizations. It was given to the Town in loving memory of Mary Trumbull Adams by her son Hugh Trumbull Adams.
Front of the Community Center at 872 Trumbull Highway
The Community Center is a popular meeting place for local groups and families as well as for parties and other events. The building is decorated with an traditional furnishings with an eye toward history and features many paintings which celebrate our nation's founding and the Town of Lebanon's historic role as the Heartbeat of the Revolution. Each floor can be rented for a fee of $50 apiece— this fee is waived for local non-profits. Both floors are wheelchair accesible. The entire building can be rented for $100.
To rent the Community Center, contact the Selectmen's Office at 860-642-6100. The rental agreement can be downloaded at the bottom of this page under "Resources" or by clicking here.
The Main Floor of the building includes a foyer, a living room, a dinning room, a kitchen, and a wood-panel room which is popular for meetings. There is also a bathroom.
Entering the foyer from the front of the building, the living room is immediately to the left.
It has a small couch and several chairs in addition to a fireplace, a grandfather clock, and paintings in the style of John Trumbull — the famous Revolutionary War artist sometimes known as "The Painter of the Revolution."
Adjacent to the living room is the Panel Room.
This room is frequently used for meetings of public service and volunteer organizations as well as political organizations such as the Democratic and Republican Town Committees. The wooden walls, beams, and table along with the brick fireplace and grandfather clock give this room a rustic and historic feel. There is also a piano for the entertainment of renters and their guests.
Entering the foyer from the front of the building, the dining room is immediately to the left.
This room is predominately blue with an elegant wood table, wooden chairs, and a small chandelier. The room also has a china cabinet and features replicas of paintings by Jonathan Trumbull. This room is connected to the kitchen which has a stove, refrigerator, and microwave.
The downstairs is directly accessible by door from the parking lot behind the Community Center. It can also be entered by using the staircase in the Panel Room.
This area has a wide-open space with tile floors. There are also several folding tables and about 50 folding chairs which can be set up here. This location is ideal for events that may involve arts and crafts materials like paint or glue. Children's birthday parties must be held here. The area also has access to the Community Center Pool which can be rented for a separate fee.
872 Trumbull Highway