Summer Reading starts June 21st

Beginning June 21st, children can sign up to participate in the Chaplin Public Library's Summer Reading program. All events and activities will be held outside under the Summer Tent. See the events page for upcoming programs!




Nickelodeon Barbershop Quartet

Monday, June 21st  3:30 – 4:15pm

It's Make Music Day! Join us under the Summer Tent for a performance by Nickelodeon, a registered quartet of the Barbershop Harmony Society. 

Summer Reading: Bring the Hoopla

Wednesday June 23rd

Outdoors, Under the Tent - 10:30am

Kick off summer reading with BringtheHoopla!  Join in the fun and find success within a hoop! Skilled teachers help all participants learn a new spin on hula hooping. Hoop provided and no registration is required.


The library building is currently open to the public. We are following the current CT Department of Health guidelines. Face masks are recommended inside the library. Curbside service is still available. Requests can be made via phone or email.


T-Mobile Hotspot

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

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.