Summer Reading is in full swing!

Children can sign up to participate in the library's Summer Reading program. All events and activities are FREE and being held outside under the Summer Tent. See the Events page for upcoming programs!




Summer Reading: Zoo Masks

Wednesday, August 4th

Under the Tent - 10:30am

Join the librarian to decorate Zoo Masks. Wear your tail if you like!



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.


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.