Russell Library is Closed

What you Need to Know

The Library will be closed to the public until further notice.

Russell Library is now Fine-Free.

Do not return library materials right now.
The book drop will reopen on Monday, June 8, 2020.
Due dates on all materials have been extended to July 1st.

Holds can no longer be placed on items.

WE ARE NOT ACCEPTING BOOK DONATIONS.
Anything left outside the library will be discarded.

Curbside Service Begins June 8th

Anyone who has materials already sitting on our hold shelves will hear from us first. We will call you after June 1st and arrange a date and time for you to pick up your holds if you still want them.

Week of June 8th: Once we do the trial run, we will be ready to go! Stay tuned for directions on how to request items and pick them up.

Library Cards

For Middletown residents who have never had a library card.
We’ll mail the card right to your home!

Renew Your Card

For expired cards or lost cards. If you think you already have an account, please use this form.
Note: All patron cards that were expiring between January 1 and June 30, 2020 will now expire July 1, 2020. 

Open Essential Businesses in Middletown

View a List of Open, Essential Businesses in Middletown, CT

Fact Sheets

These fact sheets explain what you need to know about COVID-19.

Hoja Informativa

Esta hoja informativa explica lo que necesitas saber sobre COVID-19.

Middletown Childcare Survey

Essential Workers: Are you looking for childcare? Please take this survery.

Online Resources

Access newspapers, downloadable materials, online classes, and informational databases

Resources for Kids & Teens

ebooks, audiobooks, online learning, animated stories, and much more!

Contact Us

Ask a question, get downloadable help, request research assistance

COVID-19

Get the latest information from the State of Connecticut.

How You Can Help

Ways you can help out in our community.

If You Need Help

Resources for food, shelter, insurance, legal aid & more.

Share Your Story

COVID-19 and the Middletown Community.

Please share your COVID-19 pandemic stories and photographs! 

Tips for Staying Home

Resources to help you deal with the pandemic.

Working from Home

Resources for actually getting work done while at home.

Find books, magazines, movies, music, and more!

Russell Library Hours

CLOSED beginning March 13th until further notice

DOWNLOADS

DOWNLOADS

DATABASES

DATABASES

MUSEUM PASSES

MUSEUM PASSES

COPY/FAX/PRINT

COPY/FAX/PRINT

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