Browsing Appointments

  • Patrons may browse the stacks by appointment only (i.e., no walk-ins).
  • Patrons may call 203-891-2170 or email to make an appointment.
  • The front doors will be open for 5 minutes at the beginning of the hour and will then be closed.
  • Patrons must wear face coverings or masks at all times inside the library, and must sanitize their hands before entering the library.
  • Up to 2 people at a time will be allowed to browse the first floor, and 1 person at a time on the children’s floor.
  • No children will be admitted at this time.
  • Reference staff may assist patrons from behind the desk. For public health safety reasons, Reference staff are not able to assist patrons in the stacks area.

Preliminary Time Slots:

  • 10am-11am
  • 11am-12 noon
  • 2pm-3pm
  • 3pm-4pm
  • 4pm-5pm (Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday only)
  • 6pm-7pm (Monday and Thursday evenings only)

These time slots are subject to change.