Oliver Wolcott Library
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OWL Re-Opening Update

Curbside Pick-Up begins Monday, June 1

Beginning, Monday June 1, the Oliver Wolcott Library will offer curbside pick-up five days a week!

We will have more information on how the process will work shortly but we will provide:

• Same day pick-up for items ordered
• Contact-less Curbside Pick-Up
• Accept orders by phone and email
• Orders will be placed under a tent, located by the back parking lot door for easy pick-up

Hours for pick-up will be:

• Mondays 10 AM to 4 PM
• Tuesdays 10 AM to 8 PM
• Wednesdays 10 AM to 4 PM
• Thursdays 10 AM to 4 PM
• Saturdays 9:30 AM to 1:30 PM


OWL Book Drop- Now Open!

The Book Drop located on the north side of the Oliver Wolcott Library is now open! Starting today, you may deposit any of your returns in the book drop. Please note that the items may not be removed from your account for 1 to 2 weeks as we work to quarantine and/or disinfect all returned items. OWL never charges fines, and you don't have to worry about any penalties from any library in the state.

The drop box located outside Bantam Market is closed but we hope to open it soon.

We do ask that you please only return items that are owned by the Oliver Wolcott Library. Materials owned by other libraries should not be returned to us at this time as the statewide delivery system is still in the process of re-opening all of its routes.

Thank you to everyone for your support, understanding and flexibility during this challenging time!
Stay tuned for more updates and more virtual events planned for June and throughout the summer!



The Library’s regular hours are:


12 - 5 p.m.
10 - 9 p.m.
10 - 9 p.m.
10 - 9 p.m.
10 - 5 p.m.
10 - 2 p.m.
11 - 3 p.m.

Holiday Closings

New Year's Day
Presidents' Day
Good Friday
Easter Sunday
Memorial Day
Independence Day
Labor Day
Columbus Day
Thanksgiving Day
Christmas Eve Day
Christmas Day

2020  Special Closings and Limited Services

June 14 - Litchfield Hills Road Race
November 24- Early Closing- Library will close at 5pm 

November 25 - December 30 - Library closed for Thanksgiving and Festival Fundraising Event
December 12th- Limited Services- Family Fun Day at the Library. Limited library services including no computer access or quiet space. (Wifi will be available).

Inclement Weather:

When the library is open, we answer our phones. If there is inclement weather and you are calling during normal business hours and we do not answer our phone, then we are closed due to the weather conditions. We always notify WZBG 97.3 FM if there are any changes in our hours due to inclement weather. 

Note: When the Litchfield Public schools close or have an unplanned early dismissal, any children's programs scheduled for the day will be canceled.

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160 South Street, P.O. Box 187 Litchfield, Connecticut 06759 | Ph: 860-567-8030 | Fx: 860-567-4784

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