Make an appointment to visit the Service Center
As of June 1, 2020, the Middletown Library Service Center requires appointments for drop offs or pick ups from our collection.
Reserve Discussion Sets and Equipment
You can now reserve book sets, book props, STEM kits, and musical instrument kits yourself!
Primo is the CT State Library catalog. Search for books, kits, puppets and more! On the search results page, narrow your search to MLSC or large print items at LBPH.
Not sure how to use Primo? Follow the directions below.
Statewide Data Coordinator
Digital Content & Innovation Coordinator
Library Technical Assistant
Circulation / ILL
Professional Development Consultant
Children's and YA Consultant
Adult Programs & Community Engagement Consultant
These documents contain lists of public libraries in Connecticut that have collections in languages other than English. These lists are extracted from the Connecticut Public Libraries:Statistical Profile, published by the Connecticut State Library. Libraries are on these lists if they responded on the CT Public Library Annual Report that have what they consider "substantial, active, non-English language print collections."
The Excel spreadsheet below is set upi for filtering. You can click the arrow in one of the the grey boxes, check to select one of the text filters, and then click the OK button. The spreadsheet will filter to only show you libraries that have collections in a specific language. (Not sure how to limit a list using Excel filters? - Try this Office helppage on filtering data in Excel.)
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.
To order these materials, click HERE.
How long do items circulate
The Service Center loans the following items to help you with your programming needs.
Click on these links to order for your library.
Current Nutmeg Nominee Sets
Other Book Sets & Kits
Non-Book Kits Also Available
Click the image above to browse new middle grade and YA reads.
The Service Centers house a large collection of professional development books, which you can borrow for 90 days.
This collection includes:
Middletown Library Service Center
786 South Main St.
Middletown, CT 06457
860-704-2200, 800-437-2313 (toll free in CT)
researchIT CT: 860-704-2224
Connecticut State Library
231 Capitol Avenue
Hartford, CT 06106
Connecticut State Library | 231 Capitol Avenue, Hartford, CT 06106 | 860-757-6500 * Toll-free 866-886-4478
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