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LIBRARY HOURS
We've turned the corner, and resumed our "school year" schedule:
FALL HOURS

NEW! Reserve Museum Passes Online
CLICK HERE TO BEGIN
E-BOOK CLASSES IN OCTOBER: Hoopla, Overdrive/Libby, & RBDigital/OneClick
Learn how to download free ebooks, e-audio books, movies and music
Wed. 10/11, 6:30-8;00, REPEATING Thurs., 10/12, 2:00-3:30.  Class will be in the Board Room on ground floor. 
Space is limited; please call Reference Department to register.  
What to bring: your charged portable device (tablet, Kindle, phone, etc.), AND your up-to-date library card AND your app download password for your device. 

DOWNLOADABLE COLLECTION
Click link above for E-books, E-audio books, movies, and music from HOOPLA, OverDrive, and rbDIGITAL (formerly called OneClick).
 
ONLINE LEARNING
Languages, business skills, test prep, driver training and more!




Practice Driving Tests

Discover local authors and read award-winning e-books on biblioboard.


Authors! Publish your books via SELF-E and PRESSBOOKS.

        
  

 
NEW AT SWPL!!!
For your convenience, the library now has a charging station for your mobile devices. There are five bays that can be individually locked and unlocked by a code known only by you. You just need to have your power cable with you.  It can also be used as a safe place to keep your laptop if you need to leave the library for a short time.   Ask at the Information Desk for instructions.
Coming to See an Exhibit at the Library? Don't be disappointed!
The Library is glad to provide many exhibit spaces used to display the talents of members of our community.  Most exhibits are here for a full calendar month. 
During the school year in particular, our meeting rooms are also used for gatherings of local organizations (as well as Library programs).  These "one-time events" are often scheduled with very little notice and are not part of the Library's monthly calendar.
If you are coming to see an exhibit in a Library meeting room, please call us at 860-644-1541 to be sure the room will not be in use when you arrive. 
 
When the Library is closed due to inclement weather...
Overdue fines are not charged for days that the Library is closed.  Book drops remain open.
In case of special closings,  information about our hours and any program changes that may result is posted to our website first. Local television and radio stations are contacted, but may broadcast the information with a delay.
If you are unsure about venturing out in bad weather and do not see any special notices, call the Library at 860-644-1541 to be sure we are open before leaving home.
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