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Children's and YA Services: Service Center Resources

Middletown Library Service Center

The Middletown Library Service Center is a building that houses items that can be lent to school, public, and academic libraries. The Service Center loans materials out for 30-90 days. You can borrow item from us, and circulate them to your own patrons.

  • Professional collection/ YA/ Non Fiction- 3 months
  • Puppets/ Visual items- 3 months
  • Storytime Resources (Mother Goose)- 3 months
  • Book discussion sets- 45 days (with option to extend)
  • Current Nutmegs- 45 days (No option to extend)
  • Storytime Kits- 30 days
  • STEM Kits- 30 days

Learn more!

How do I borrow these items?

Search Primo

MLSC has two different systems to allow libraries to request items. Primo allows you to request individual book items (professional reading material, non-fiction, picture books, young adult books). Primo is also how you will manage your library account with MLSC. Through Primo you can check what items you have checked out and their check due dates.

Not sure how to use Primo? Follow the directions below.


allows users to request kit and set items (STEM kits, book discussion sets, book props, Welcoming Library, and musical instruments).

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


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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