Beginning August 10th, the library building will be open and following the reopening guidelines. Curbside service will continue during this time.

 Please call 860-455-9424 or email chaplinlibraryrequest@gmail.com to request books, DVDs or periodicals.

Search or view books in our catalog below!

Due to the power outage, this activity will be continued through this week.

Summer Reading: Library Scavenger Hunt

August 3 - 14

Visit the library for an outdoor scavenger hunt. Find all the items and get a prize from the librarian! Email librarydirector@chaplinct.org to receive the printable scavenger list, or stop by the curbside window during opening hours.


The Connecticut Authors Trail 2020 is happening virtually!

Visit https://connecticutauthorstrail.org/  to learn more.

The Chaplin Public Library will be hosting nature writer Robert Tougias via Zoom on Wednesday, August 19th at 6:30 pm! Call or email to register for this event. 

New FREE resource - Reference USA! Click on the link and log in with your Chaplin library card number.


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

FREE Access to RBDigital's ebooks and audiobooks are available through the Connecticut State Library - No Library Card Required! https://iconnct.rbdigital.com/ Use ctstatelib20 for the access code. Please call or email if you need assistance.

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.