Mission Statement: The mission of the Middlebury Public Library is to provide information, resources, and services that educate, enlighten, entertain, and inspire our community to learn at every age.
Library Director: Jo-Ann LoRusso (email@example.com)
Phone: 203-758-2634 Fax: 203-577-4164
The Middlebury Public Library is staffed by four full-time and four part-time employees and numerous volunteers. The Library’s hours are Monday, Wednesday, and Friday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm, Tuesday and Thursday 10:00 am – 8:00 pm, Saturday 10:00 am – 2:00 pm, and closed on Sundays and most major holidays.
Present holdings include more than 67,000 books, periodicals, films (DVD), CDs, Video games, Kindles, activity bags, puzzles, etc. In addition, the Library is connected to an extensive inter-library-loan system that will allow you to borrow any book in the state of Connecticut. Click on this link to view our Online Catalogue for those materials in the Library and surrounding libraries. The Library has special collections, including colleges/careers, parenting, large print books and a Connecticut History and Genealogy Room. The Library offers family passes to area museums that are available for checkout. The Library also hosts programs, lectures and seminars which are available to the public free of charge.
The Library subscribes to online databases that are available through the library’s homepage, including JobNow!, Consumer Reports, downloadable audio books, plus many other helpful research and personal interest sites at the Connecticut online database known as ICONN.org. All of these databases are accessible from home with the use of your library card. Please feel free to explore our homepage for many more offerings.
Equipment available for use at the library includes a photocopier with enlarging and reduction capabilities, faxing, scanning, and computer printing. The Library also provides 12 computer stations with unlimited Internet access and software, including educational programs, word processing and spreadsheet editors. In addition, the Library provides wireless access, which is accessible with a valid library card and your own wireless device.
Library programs include story hours for babies 2 to 5 years of age and older, seasonal programs, including children’s summer reading programs and teen summer book discussion groups, video game parties and adult book discussion groups. The Friends of the Library sponsor programs and events throughout the year, provide volunteer staff, help with programming, and raise funds through an annual book sale. Finally, the Library offers a monthly calendar that highlights all of the library’s activities, so please make sure that you stop by or check our website on a regular basis.