Tea Time Book Chat

Friday, October 1st - 3pm

Under the Tent

What are you reading? Let's chat about your favorite books this month. Please email librarydirector@chaplinct.org to register.



A Good Night's Rest

Monday, October 4th

12:30-1:30pm under the tent

 (or indoors if bad weather)

Join psychologist Susan Powers for strategies on getting a good night's sleep. Bring your questions and learn a few tips!

Preschool Storytime

(Outdoors under the tent)

Wednesdays starting September 1st

10:30 - 11:30am

Preschoolers can come hear a story and make a craft. Registration in not required. Although aimed at preschoolers, all ages are welcome!




The library is currently open during normal hours. In a continuing effort to keep everyone safe, the Chaplin Board of Selectmen is requesting that everyone, vaccinated and unvaccinated, who enters a Town building please wear a mask. Curbside service is still available. Please call for more information.


T-Mobile Hotspot

Now available for patron's to checkout for up to 1 week! Please speak with a librarian to reserve.


The wonderful Recreation Commission has purchased Disc Golf sets for the library! If you have been wondering how to play the course at Garrison Park, stop by and check out a set!

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

Eversource Kill A Watt Kit: If you want to measure your energy use, we have a kit available for checkout!

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.