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Children's Services: Service Center Resources

Service Center Catalog

Service Center Staff

Maria Bernier
LSTA Coordinator

Grace Burchard
Library Technical Assistant

Steve Cauffman
requestIT CT Coordinator

Judy Crooks
Circulation / ILL

Eric Hansen
eGO and researchIT CT Coordinator

Gail Hurley
Library Development Consultant

Diane Stielau
Library Aide

Linda Williams
Children’s Services Consultant

Collection Support

The Service Center loans materials out for 90 days (in most cases).
You can borrow item from us, and circulate them to your own patrons.

  • Picture Books
  • Juvenile Nonfiction
  • YA Fiction and Nonfiction
  • Juvenile and YA Large Print.
  • Limited Selection of Juvenile and YA Audio Books on CD

To order these materials, click HERE.

Programming Materials

The Service Center loans the following items to help you with your programming needs.

Click on these links to view title lists and programming resources.

Click on these links to order for your library.

Current Nutmeg Nominee Sets

Other Book Sets & Kits

Non-Book Kits Also Available

Other Requests

If you are at a LION library you also have access to the kits here:

Professional Collection

  The Service Centers house a large collection of professional development books, which you can borrow for 90 days. 

This collection includes: 

  • Neal-Schuman "How-To" series for librarians
  • Most ALA Publications
  • Professional Videos and DVDs
  • All the Wilson Library catalogs
  • Professional journals

Location and Hours


Middletown Library Service Center
786 South Main Street
Middletown, CT 06457
Click here to open the address in Google Maps
Phone: 860-704-2200, or 800-437-2313 (toll free in CT)


We are a library for librarians and are open to all who work in Connecticut's libraries!

Open: Mon - Fri, 8 am - 4:30 pm
  • Open until 8 pm the first Thursday of the month
  • Closed on State holidays

Note: First Thursday evening hours suspended until further notice.

July 2019
  • Thursday, Jul. 4: Closed for Independence Day
  • Note: First Thursday evening hours suspended until further notice.
August 2019
  • Note: First Thursday evening hours suspended until further notice.
September 2019
  • Monday, Sept.2: Closed for Labor Day
  • Thursday, Sept. 5:  Open 8 am to 8 pm (tentative)
October 2019
  • Thursday, Oct. 3:  Open 8 am to 8 pm (tentative)
  • Monday, Oct.14: Closed for Columbus Day
November 2019
  • Thursday, Nov. 7:  Open 8 am to 8 pm (tentative)
  • Monday, Nov. 11: Closed for Veterans Day
  • Thursday, Nov. 28: Closed for Thanksgiving Day
December 2019
  • Thursday, Dec. 5:  Open 8 am to 8 pm (tentative)
  • Wednesday, Dec. 25: Closed for Christmas Day

To browse our Large Print Collection in person visit
the Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
Hours:  Monday-Friday: 9:00 am-3:00 pm
Location: 198 West Street, Rocky Hill, CT 06067
Telephone: 860.721.2020

Willimantic Library Service Center
Permanently closed as of June 1, 2016


This project is funded by the State of Connecticut and the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered by the Connecticut State Library.  And by the Connecticut State Library

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