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

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

The Cheshire Public Library is closed to the public to minimize the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). Our Librarians are working remotely. We are still available by email or phone Monday through Friday between 9am and 5pm to answer your questions, help you download digital materials, or resolve any issues with your library account.

If contacting us by phone, you will be prompted to leave a message which will be checked at 10am, 12pm, 2pm, and 4pm each day. Be sure to leave a call back number. Email will be checked more frequently. Click here to send an email.

All materials currently checked out will be renewed until April, 30, 2020.

Our bookdrops are closed until further notice. Please do not leave any library materials outside of the library. They may not be retrievable and you will be held responsible for anything lost, damaged, or stolen. You may return your items when the library reopens to the public.

The Spring Book Sale has been cancelled. The Library is not accepting book donations at this time. Please do not leave donations outside of the library.

Our digital collection is still open 24/7. Cheshire residents can download eBooks, audiobooks, and magazines all day and every day. For more information visit https://www.cheshirelibrary.org/downloads

Cheshire residents may also access our numerous digital services like Mango Languages, Consumer Reports, JobNow and more at https://www.cheshirelibrary.org/research

If you need help getting started, call us at 203-272-2245.

Authoritative and up-to-date information on coronavirus (COVID-19) is available through the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, the National Institutes of Health, the National Library of Medicine, and the Connecticut State Department of Public Health.

The state of Connecticut has an information hotline for questions from the public about the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). People who have questions can call 211 or text “CTCOVID” to 898211. Our Librarians are also available by phone or email to help you find current news articles on COVID-19.

Thank you for your understanding while we work to keep our residents safe.

This is a developing situation that could change at any time. Please check our website and social media for the latest information.