Library Service Updates

Updated September 24, 2020

The Library is Now Offering the Following Services:
When you visit the library, please check-in with the staff at the front desk to review the COVID-19 procedures listed below.

Indoor Browsing and Borrowing
Tuesday-Friday 10 AM-5 PM
Saturday 9 AM-1 PM
You can come in the library, find the items you want, and check them out. Please place returns in outside book drops for quarantine before coming inside.

Computer, Seating and Study Space Appointments
Tuesday-Friday 10 AM-5 PM
Saturday 9 AM-1 PM
Appointments are for one hour at a time, once per day. To make an appointment:
Call 860.399.6422
Email tkellogg@westbrookct.us
See us in person at the front desk

Picking Up Items on Hold
Your holds will be at the Circulation desk to check out, unless you request curbside pickup.

Curbside Pickup Tuesday-Saturday 9 AM-5 PM
Call 860.399.6422 to pickup your holds. Let us know if you want curbside pickup or plan to come inside. There is a limit of 20 holds per card. Curbside items are checked out and ready to go, to get the most time out of your items, please pick them up promptly.

Printing and Copying
Printing and copying can be done by appointment or curbside pickup. There is a 10 page limit for curbside printing.

Reference Services
Reference questions can be addressed by phone 860.399.6422 or email. One-on-one reference and technology assistance are not currently being offered due to social distancing requirements.  But, we are working on new ways to provide these services.

Newspapers and Magazines
Use of newspapers and magazines is at your own risk, as Connecticut State Library tests indicate that different material types can maintain traces of COVID-19 for up to 5 days.  

Online Resources
View our library of online resources here.

The Following Services are Postponed Due to COVID-19
Meeting room use
One-on-one technology assistance, but we can answer questions by phone or email.