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Middletown Library Service Center: About MLSC

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About the Service Center

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A Library for Librarians

The Middletown Library Service Center (MLSC) is part of the Connecticut State Library's Division of Library Development and supports librarians and libraries across the state of Connecticut.  

Our collection 

The MLSC collection supports  and supplements the collections of academic, public, school, and special libraries throughout Connecticut.  The collection includes books, book discussion sets, book props, puppets, large print books, STEM Kits, and a professional collection.  Learn more about our collection on the circulating collections page.

Borrowing Items from MLSC

Library staff can receive items from MLSC two ways:

  1. Browse and reserve materials online.  Items requested online will automatically be sent via the deliverIT CT service unless otherwise requested.

  1. Visit the MLSC. 

    • Browse the collection in person.

    • Pick up requested items or drop off materials checked out to your library.

CT Library for Accessible Books

Formerly known as the CT State Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (LBPH), the CT Library for Accessible Books (CT LAB) is located within the Middletown Library Service Center.  The CT LAB offices are open to visitors by appointment only at this time.  Contact CT LAB staff by phone at (860) 704-2220 or (800) 842-4516, or by email.

Middletown Library Service Center

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!

Upcoming Workshops from the Connecticut State Library CE Calendar

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Search the Service Center Collections

Reserve Discussion Sets and Equipment

You can now reserve book sets, book props, STEM kits, and musical instrument kits yourself!

Search Primo

Primo is the CT State Library catalog. Search for books, kits, puppets and more! On the search results page, narrow your search to MLSC.

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

Today's Hours


Middletown Library Service Center
786 South Main Street
Middletown, CT 06457
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Phone: 860-704-2200, or 800-437-2313 (toll free in CT)

Service Center Staff

Brad Bullis
Digital Content & Innovation Coordinator

Chris Gauvreau
LSTA & E-rate Coordinator

Matt Geeza
Director, Middletown Library Service Center and CT State Library for the Blind

Gail Hurley
Professional Development Consultant

Abbey Lynch
Library Technical Assistant

Kymberlee Powe
Children's and YA Consultant

Ashley Sklar
Adult Services & Community Engagement Consultant

Suzanne Vick
Administrative Assistant

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