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Connecticut Libraries Help Center

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Help for Connecticut Public Libraries

This 88-page handbook of information is intended to assist Connecticut's public library directors, particularly those who are new to their positions. Although it contains links to many online resources, it is designed to be used in print form.

Library Networks in CT:

Connecticut Public Libraries' Snapshot

  • 169 Towns in Connecticut
  • 165 Principal Public Libraries
  • 4 Towns with no libraries (contract with other towns)
  • 25 Non-Principal Public Libraries
  • 190 Total Public Libraries (counting by administrative unit)
  • 45 Branch Libraries
  • 235 Total Libraries including Branches
  • 5 Libraries have Bookmobiles
  • 240 Total Library “Outlets” (including branches and bookmobiles)

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