All State Library buildings, including the Middletown Library Service Center, will be closed to the public and library patrons until further notice.
Public Health Related Issues Pertaining to Public Libraries:
The governance and organizational structure of public libraries in CT impacts how libraries should seek guidance. Public libraries should defer to local authorities on issues of public health emergencies. Libraries can also seek authoritative guidance from CT Department of Public Health, UCONN Health and ultimately the CDC.
Here is an article just published from American Libraries on how best to handle and sanitize collections.
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources
CDC Interim Guidance on Cleaning and Disinfecting:
In addition to the HHS Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Coronavirus (COVID-19) website, the following resources can help provide information and guidance on COVID-19:
We are a library for librarians and are open to all who work in Connecticut's libraries.
Service Center Consolidation: Middletown and Willimantic Library Service Center collections have been reduced and consolidated at Middletown. The Willimantic Library Service Center has closed.
Looking for large print books?
Statewide Data Coordinator
Digital Content and Innovation Coordinator
Library Technical Assistant
requestIT CT Coordinator
Circulation / ILL
Library Development Consultant
Children's and YA Consultant
Children’s Services Consultant
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!
Note: First Thursday evening hours are suspended until further notice.
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
Willimantic Library Service Center
Permanently closed as of June 1, 2016
What would you like to see at the Middletown Library Service Center?
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.
Reserve Discussion Sets and Equipment
You can now reserve book sets, book props, STEM kits, and musical instrument kits yourself!
Not sure how to use Primo. Follow the directions below.
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