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The South Windsor High School Alumni Art Exhibition
In the Friends Room Gallery and Lobby Display Case
June 8 - 23, 2023
Celebrate the talents of
South Windsor High School Graduates
Opening Reception June 8 ~ 6 - 8 p.m.


Booked for Lunch

Thursday, June 15 – 12:30p.m.



Best-Selling Author Marie Bostwick will introduce her new book

Copies of the book will be available for purchase and autographing


Please join us! Bring your lunch; the Friends of the Library will provide desserts and beverages.

Monday - Thursday
9 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Friday & Saturday
9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.


Up to the Hour Air Quality Index

Find the most up to date information on the air quality for South Windsor at The impact of the combination of weather patterns and the Canadian wildfires can shift quickly. Plan activities that best suit your health by checking the AirNow site for the up to the hour Air Quality Index, forecasts as available, and information on how to mitigate health risks. 

A new batch of COVID -19 Rapid Home Tests has arrived at the Library. The kits are free and their printed "Expiration Date" has been extended from August of this year until February 5, 2024.  Please take just what you need at the Adult Circulation Desk so we can share with as many people as possible.  Thanks to the South Windsor Health Department for making these kits available!

About Masks After May 11, 2023

We remain respectful of your concerns about limiting exposure to COVID and other communicable diseases.
  • We will retain our protective shields at public service desks.
  • We will continue to make hand sanitizer available for Library visitors.
  • We will remind staff members to stay home or to wear masks when helping you if allergies or other issues result in frequent coughing or sneezing.
  • We will remind staff members to wear masks when helping you if someone in their household is being trated for COVID or another communicable disease considered a similar public health risk.
  • We will provide you with a mask to wear in the Library if you prefer this protection.
  • We will respect your wishes regarding a comfortable distance to be maintained while assisting you.

During periods of uncertain weather, we sometimes need to adjust hours or close the Library in the interest of safety for patrons and staff.  If changing weather might present hazardous driving conditions, please call the Library's main number (860) 644-1541 to be sure we are open before coming to use our services.
Check our website to see if a change in hours has been announced.

Our rules for use of meeting and study rooms at the Library have changed periodically during the COVID pandemic, and this will continue until infection rates decrease substantially and social gatherings no longer pose a serious risk of contagion.  We will observe Town decisions regarding pandemic protocols and will monitor public health research when determining acceptable activities in our building. 
  • We may limit the number of library program participants or determine that “in-person” programs will be held virtually. 
  • We may decline requests for meeting room use by community groups when the proposed activity would prevent following announced protocols.
  • We may cancel or postpone activities if the COVID situation worsens significantly, even if the activity was previously announced or approved.
We all share the hope that conditions will improve soon and our lives will return to the comfort we previously enjoyed.  Meanwhile, we appreciate your patience and understanding as we navigate these challenging times together. 


The book sale will continue inside the Library on Tuesdays, 9:15 A.M. - 6 P.M. and 10:00 A.M.- 1P.M. on Saturdays.  All COVID protocols in effect at the Library will be observed at the book sale. For the safety of all, the number of people in the Friends Sale Room will be limited. Additional shoppers will need to wait their turn to go into the sale room when available.
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