Libraries give people a place to gather and a sense of community. In addition, they allow people an opportunity to find jobs, research topics that interest them, experience new ideas, and get lost in wonderful stories.
Our library is a unique and valuable resource. It provides a gateway to obtian information that people can apply to their daily lives.
There are many resources that a person may obtain through their library card. Besides having the ability to check-out books, audiobooks, movies, etc. it is also possible to utilize the following services:
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Instantly download ebooks and audiobooks online through your local library for free.
Find out what is new in your local library!
Free alerts about our nwest books, movies & more!
A database-type service for the Connecticut State Library and local libraries in Conneticut
Passes for discounted or free admission to local museums are available at the library!
Check out movies, videos, and films just like you would a book!
This is a resource where you may listen to recorded books—audiobooks—thus the acronym "rb."
Watch informative videos online and find out more about what is offered here at our library!
You must be a resident of Groton or Stonington.
With that being said, you have to provide proof of residency and a photo ID can get a library card at the Mystic & Noank Library.
Summer and temporary visitors may obtain a short-term card for a deposit fee of $20.
There is a max number of extensions permitted at a time: 3 additional weeks. Item renewals can be done in-person, by phone, or online.
To renew items online, start by signing into our library catalog and selecting "checkouts." Then select the option to "renew selected items."
Library materials may be placed on "hold" until it becomes available. Holds can be placed in-person, by phone, or online.
You may search for an item and click the option to "place hold" through our library catalog.
On the library catalog website, after logging in, select "my account" and from that page it is possible to see what you have checked out.
Monday - Wednesday | 10 am to 9 pm
Thursday - Saturday | 10 am to 5 pm
Summer Saturdays | 9 am to 1 pm
Closed Sundays and all major holidays
You may view current events here.
There are several ways to give back. The most common ways are to volunteer and donate books and materials you no longer use.
“Couldn't resist the pull of this building! Loved especially the second floor with its vintage furniture, rugs, portraits and comfortable reading chairs in the periodicals area.”
“Love the Mystic AND Noank Public Library. Awesome building, awesome staff, and a service to the community.”
“It is always a treat to see this beautiful location and rich service that they provide to the community.”
“My family spends a lot of time here. It is a very neat building with a lot of history. They always have fun programs going each month for all ages, as well as movie nights, Wii game nights, crafts- one of our favorite's is "make a plate" that is coming up soon!”
We always want to hear back from the community and find out ways to improve ourselves and the community we serve.
Do not hesitate to reach out and contact us!