As part of the town of Chaplin's Bicentennial Celebration, the Library Board of Trustees seeks applications for a

Chaplin Poet Laureate! 

For more information, please contact librarydirector@chaplinct.org

Dr. Seuss Day!

Saturday, March 6th -  10:30 via Zoom

Please join us on Zoom to celebrate Dr. Seuss Day!  We’ll have a virtual watch party of the Cartoon Adventures of Gerald McBoing Boing. Stop by the library in March to pick up a FREE* copy of the book. To register for the Zoom event, please email librarydirector@chaplinct.org



The library building is currently open to the public. Face masks are required and we are following all safety guidelines. Curbside service is still available. Requests can be made via phone or email.


Preschool Storytime via Zoom


10:30 -11:30 am

Preschoolers can hear a story and make a craft together on Zoom. Although this program is aimed at preschoolers, all ages are welcome! Please email librarydirector@chaplinct.org to register.

Eversource Kill A Watt Kit

If you want to measure your energy use, we have a kit available for checkout!


Search our collection

Check to see if we have a book or movie.

If you need a library card, please stop by the library with an ID showing your Chaplin address. Once you have a valid card, you may check out books at any public library in CT!

FREE Resources

Download items from Overdrive, RBdigital, Digital Public Library of America & more…all from one app! Click here

Free Wi-Fi is available around the clock in the library and Senior Center parking lots.

The Junior Library Guild is offering FREE digital books to children at https://www.juniorlibraryguild.com/at-home

If you are a Chaplin resident and need a library card to access Overdrive, please call or email the library.


Audio and eBooks

for Chaplin residents. If you need assistance with access, please call or email the library.

ResearchIT CT

Resources for Connecticut Residents: newspapers, magazines, databases, genealogy, and much more.