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Connecticut Libraries Help Center: Overview

Helping with management, legal, technical, and other issues faced in running your library

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:

Because DLD Values Your Library as an Esential Service in Your Community

Connecticut Public Library Snapshot

  • 169 Towns in Connecticut
  • 165 Principal Public Libraries
  • 4 Towns with no libraries (contract with other towns)
  • 26 Non-Principal Public Libraries
  • 191 Total Public Libraries (counting by administrative unit)
  • 47 Branch Libraries
  • 238 Total Libraries including Branches
  • 5 Libraries have Bookmobiles
  • 243 Total Library “Outlets” (including branches and bookmobiles)

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Hartford, CT 06106

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