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Due to COVID-19, the library building is closed to the public.
Staff is available during  regular library hours to assist by phone and email and we are offering SAME DAY Library Curbside Service.
Library Hours:

Staff is available by phone and email and to assist during browsing times and curbside pickups. 

Monday - Thursday - 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Friday - 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday - 9:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Main # (Adult Information) - 860-665-8700
Children's Department -860-665-8720
Administration - 860-665-8730 


Curbside Pickup Hours: 

Monday - Thursday- 10:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Friday - 10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Saturday- 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Call 860-665-8700 to schedule a curbside pickup. 
Same Day Service is now available. 

Available Limited Services:
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