Library Today


Welcome to the Lucy Robbins Welles Library, Newington’s public library. With a highly trained staff, a superb collection of over 179,000 items, and a beautiful facility, the library is a community meeting place, cultural center and an invaluable information resource. We invite you to visit the library either in person or online. 

The library’s website provides virtual library services such as access to the library catalog and your library account, online resources, downloadable media, lists of recommended authors, and descriptions of upcoming events for adults, teens, and children. Please feel free to contact us in person, by phone, or e-mail with any questions you may have. We look forward to serving you!

Mission Statement

As Newington’s public library, the Lucy Robbins Welles Library continues to fulfill its mission of providing information, education and cultural enrichment for the Newington community through a commitment to excellence in library resources.

Who is Lucy Robbins Welles?

History of the Library