Why Is It Important to Use Your Library?

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.

What Resources Are Available?

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:

  • brainHQ
  • Overdrive
  • Wowbrary
  • ResearchIT CT
  • Museum Passes
  • Kanopy
  • rb digital
  • Youtube


This is a brain training software


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!

ResearchIT CT

A database-type service for the Connecticut State Library and local libraries in Conneticut

Museum Passes

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!

rb digital

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!

View One of Our Story Time YouTube Videos

Frequently Ask Questions

How do I get a library card?

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.

How do I renew an item?

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."

How do I place a hold for an item?

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.

How do I see what I have checked out?

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.

What are your ours of operation?

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

What events are currently going on?

You may view current events here.

What ways can I give back to the library and to the community?

There are several ways to give back. The most common ways are to volunteer and donate books and materials you no longer use.


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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!