Did you know?

  • Did you know that the library checks out WiFi hotspots?
    Did you know that the library checks out WiFi hotspots?

    The library has three T-Mobile and three Sprint hotspots available for a one week checkout.  You can place a hold online (keyword search: hotspot) or call the Reference desk at 203-488-1441, ext. 318.

    ** Please note that the hotspots must be picked up and dropped off at the ground floor checkout desk. The hotspots cannot be renewed.

  • Did you know that the library has a collection of books in Spanish?
    Did you know that the library has a collection of books in Spanish?

    The library has been building a small collection of books in Spanish, both fiction and nonfiction. They are located on a shelf in the Adult Fiction area on the ground floor. Ask at a desk for more information or search here to see what titles we own.

  • that the library has a collection of Book Club Sets?
    that the library has a collection of Book Club Sets?

    The library has a growing collection of book club sets, which can be checked out for six weeks. These sets contain 8 regular print and 2 large print copies of a book, along with a brief author biography and discussion questions. You can see the list of book club sets here.

  • that the library has a Career/Jobs page?
    that the library has a Career/Jobs page?

    Are you looking for a job? Be sure to check out the library’s page with links to many job search websites. It’s under our Research tab, linked from Websites by Subject, or you can go directly to the job seekers page here.

  • that the library has a MakerLab?
    that the library has a MakerLab?

    The library has three 3D printers, a 3D scanner, 8 sewing machines, 14 laptops, a green screen, digital video camera, and more. Check out our MakerLab page or call Katy at 203-488-1441, ext. 313 for more information.

  • that the library has a flatbed scanner?
    that the library has a flatbed scanner?

    Bring in your documents or photos to scan to your email or to a flash drive. You can even scan a document into Word so that it can be edited. The scanner is in the Reference department and there is no charge to use it.

  • that you can download magazines for free?
    that you can download magazines for free?

    With the Zinio app, you have access to more than 200 magazines every month. There are no restrictions on how many you can read and they are yours to keep until you no longer want them.

    Start here to create an account or go here for more information.

  • that you can create 3D prints?
    that you can create 3D prints?

    The library owns three 3D printers and a 3D scanner. You can take a class in 3D printing or download your print and bring it to the library to have your 3D object made.

    Questions? Call Carly in the Youth Services department at 203-488-1441, ext. 323.

  • that you can check out museum passes?
    that you can check out museum passes?

    With your library card, you have access to discounts and/or free admission at 25 museums in Connecticut, New York and Rhode Island? Check out the full list here.

  • that you can send a fax?
    that you can send a fax?

    Stop by the Reference desk to ask the librarians to send your fax. The cost is $1 per page, with a maximum charge of $5 per fax.

    Feel free to call the Reference department with any questions at 203-488-1441, ext. 318.