203-272-2245 · 104 Main Street, Cheshire, CT 06410

Hurry, we're closing in 49 minutes! (SEE ALL HOURS)

Grab ‘n Go Pickup Hours: Mon – Fri: 10 AM – 1 PM

Click Here To See Our Updated Mask Policy

Upcoming Events

Summer Adventure 2021

ALL AGES!  Now Through August 14th

It’s summer, and that means it’s time for adventure here at Cheshire Library! Get your bookmarks ready for a summer full of tales… and tails. That’s right. We’re going ape for animals this year, with activities and programs that celebrate critters both big and small. Come join in the fun from June 1 to August 14!

Ask Mike the Appraiser : What's it Worth

Monday, June 21, 2021 5:30pm – 7:30pm Via Zoom

We’ll Discuss “10 Factors That Always Impact Value”

We’ll Perform 1-on-1 Appraisals of ZOOM attendees’ treasures.  (Limit first 25 who sign up)

We’ll Share Buying & Selling Tips & Strategies Throughout.

Tips For First-Time Travelers On A Budget

Thursday, June 24, 2021 3:00PM – 4:30PM Via Zoom

Join us we will learn how to  find the cheapest flights, go over luggage limitations, how to research and plan your own trip.  Learn how to use Google tools to make pages of links and a personalized map for walking or driving. We will go over the options for finding an affordable place to stay, and cover some other basics like safety, language and money.

Author Talk: Kate Moore

Monday, June 21, 2021 Via Zoom

New York Times, USA Today, and Wall Street Journal bestselling author of “The Radium Girls” Kate Moore will be with us to discuss her new book “The Woman They Could Not Silence” live on Zoom Monday, June 21, 2021 at 6pm. Tune in to learn about Elizabeth Packard, a wife and mother of six who, in 1860, was committed to an insane asylum by none other than her husband. And she wasn’t alone. The site is the Illinois State Hospital in Jacksonville, Illinois- an institution full of rational women banished from society in order to silence them and their opinions..

Meet Softball Legend Joan Joyce

Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Joan Joyce will be here for a meet and greet as local author Tony Renzoni shares his book about the great softball pitcher who was born and raised in Waterbury, CT.  Joyce had a storied career pitching, fanning Ted Williams in an exhibition game, playing basketball, professional golf, and coaching.

Check Out Our New Books

Visit Us

The Cheshire Public Library is open again for in-person visits, browsing, and computer use. Masks are required.


Not sure what to read next? Let our librarians help! We’ll make recommendations based on your interests.

Grab 'n Go Pickup

We offer a contactless pick-up service called Grab ‘n Go. Get books, print jobs, and more.

Our Digital Collection

eBooks, eAudiobooks, and more…


Overdrive · Libby

Looking for Something?

We can help you get the books, music, and movies you need by placing a hold or taking a purchase request.

Apply for a Card

With a Cheshire Library card, Cheshire residents have access to free books, movies, music, downloadables, and more. It’s easy to get a card, and you can apply online.

Join the Friends

Since 1887, the Friends of the Cheshire Public Library have worked to meet the needs of the Library. Their hard work funds programs, equipment, services, and more.


Join NowDonate

Get Library News and Updates in Your Email

We’ll keep you up-to-date with library programs and services.

To sign up for the Children’s Newsletter, please click here.