Eastford Public Library
Eastford Public Library
Ivy Glenn Memorial Building
179 Eastford Rd.
Eastford, CT 06242
Phone: (860) 974-0125
THE LIBRARY IS NOW OPEN BY APPOINTMENT ONLY
Come on down for a brief visit after scheduling an appointment by calling 860-974-0125. Perhaps you would prefer curbside. It is still available. The library hours are Monday Tuesday and Thursday 1:30-5:30PM by appointment. We require that you wear a mask and use the disposable gloves that we have provided in the lobby while inside the library.
Curbside pickup at the library
Patrons call the library 860-974-0125 between 2-6PM Monday, Tuesday and Thursday to request materials. We will give you a pick up time over the phone. Items will be retrieved after the phone call is completed.
Bags will be labeled with your name and placed on the front steps of the library.
For your safety all items returned to the library via the book drop (now open) are quarantined for 3 days.
We Have NEW MOVIES!!
10 Cloverfield Lane JupiterAscending
12 Strong Me Before You
47 Meters Down: Uncaged The Miracle Season
Blockers Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation
Beauty and the Beast Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
Breaking In Pet Semetary
Captive Pokemon Detective Pikachu
Concussion Power Rangers
The Dead Don't Die Queen of Katwe
The Equalizer 2 Queen and Slim
First Man Second Act
Happy Death Day Suburbicon
The Hurricane Heist Jane's got a Gun
We have Christmas Movies!
The Christmas Cottage Elf
The Christmas Wife Frosty the Snowman
Muppet's Christmas Carol The Holiday
A Princess for Christmas Home Alone
The Monster's Christmas How the Grinch stole Christmas (Jim Carrey)
Planes, Trains and Automobiles It's a Wonderful Life
The Bishop's Wife The Man who Invented Christmas
A Charlie Brown's Christmas Miracle on 34th Street
A Christmas Carol (George C. Scott) The Polar Express
A Christmas Carol (Patrick Stewart) Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer
Christmas in Connecticut The Santa Clause
A Christmas Story Scrooged
Christmas with the Kranks White Christmas
A Dog Named Christmas The Year Without Santa Claus
Click the Online Catalog to see all we have to offer!
If you would like to login and see your patron information, type in your barcode number and the password "Userpass". After you login for the first time, you will be prompted to set a private password.
WIFI is available at the library.
Copies and Faxes
The Library has a copier for public use (20 cents a copy). Fax machine available at $1.00 per page. Patron computer with internet access (no charge for use).
A library card is free to anyone who is a resident of Eastford. The Connecticard programs allows a resident of any town in the state who holds a valid borrower card issued by his home library to use that card to borrow materials from any public library in the state. To register for a card in Eastford identification is needed showing name and current mailing address. If you have recently moved to town any piece of correspondence showing Eastford residency is acceptable. A parent or guardian with proper identification must sign applications for library cards for children under 12. Books borrowed at any Connecticut library may be returned at any other.
Lending of Material
The Eastford Public Library loans books, magazines (including current issues) books on CD/tape and music CD's to any person with a valid Connecticut library card. DVD's s may be taken out by a patron under 17 if their parent/guardian is present. The fines from overdue movies are $1.00 per library day. DVD's may be renewed one time only. The lending period for books, music CD's/audiotape and magazines is 2 weeks.
If you would like to login and see your patron information, type in your barcode number and the password Userpass. After you login for the first time, you will be prompted to set a private password.
Children’s story time and crafts are held once a month. Children ages 3-5 are encouraged to attend. Call the library at 860-974-0125 for more info. The Children’s Summer Reading Program for children in pre-school through 5th grade begins at the end of June and lasts until the beginning of August. A Junior Volunteer program is offered in the summer for children grades 6 through 8.
Interlibrary loan service available at the library
The resources of the Eastford Public Library are cataloged through CONNCert. Many items in the system may be requested for delivery to the EPL for your use. The library staff is happy to show you how to enter a request or to enter the request for you.
Books are available at the library over the internet through a service called Overdrive through Bibliomation. You can search for, check out and download e books to a computer or e reader. This service is available only to Eastford residents and you must have a valid library card to participate. If interested come down to the library and we will set up an account for you. Remember to bring your library card with you!
The Eastford Public Library is committed to making its building accessible to all its users. An elevator enhances physical access.
Passes & Discount Admission
There are discount passes available for Mystic Aquarium ,and free admission passes to The Wadsworth Athenaeum The New Britain Museum of American Art and Connecticut's Old State house. We also have State Parks and Forests Day Pass.This pass can be used to cover the cost of parking at state parks and forests where there is an established parking charge. In addition there are coupons for The Connecticut Science Center that gives our patrons 20%off the price of admission.
Choose a book and make a donation to purchase it for the Library at cost. Tell us whom you want to honor with the donation. We will make a custom bookplate in honor of that person and affix it to the book. The book will be put on the library shelf for patrons to read.
- Daniel Belanger, Chair
- Carol Barry, Vice Chair
- Kathy Healey, Secretary
- Jim Trowbridge
- Barbara Aquila
- Rachel Budd
- Seth Budd
- Aubrey Hines
- Julia Torcellini
The Library Trustees meet on the fourth Thursday of each month at 7:00 PM
Librarian: Susan Shead
Assistant Librarian: Beth Platt