Now open for curbside borrowing and visits by appointment. Curbside borrowing is available Monday 12-7, Tuesday 9-4, Wednesday 12-7, Thursday 9-4, Friday 9-4, Saturday 9:30-12.

Take Home a New Storytime Each Week! LEARN MORE...

Read-alongs, Read-alouds, Activities and More! LEARN MORE...

Stream feature films, documentaries, classic TV, Web series and more! LEARN MORE...

Learn to Build Your Own Apps! LEARN MORE...

Boost Your Immunity with Natural Remedies! LEARN MORE...

Binge your favorites with free streaming video from Acorn TV LEARN MORE...

At the Library

This is an excellent time to explore the Library’s digital offerings. Thousands of eBooks, downloadable audiobooks and streaming videos are available. Patrons need an up-to-date library card in order to access our digital collections. If your library card has expired, or you are a resident who needs a library card, email We can issue a temporary card or extend your expired card until the library reopens to the public so you will enjoy digital access.

Search the holdings of other Connecticut Libraries:

Librarian's Corner

Welcome Back!

Beginning September 14 patrons may schedule a visit to the Library to select and borrow materials or use a public computer. Because of strict rules governing building capacity we must limit the number of patrons we can admit each hour and ask that you complete your visit within 45 minutes. Masks are required in order to enter the building. No toys or children’s computers will be available but children are welcome to select items for borrowing. Call 860-485-9113 to make a reservation.
We continue to offer Curbside Pickup.

New Hours begin Sep 14:
Monday, Wednesday: Noon - 7
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 9 - 4
Saturday: 9:30 - Noon

Please continue to return ALL Library materials through our Book Drop. NO returns will be accepted at the Circulation Desk. No late fines will be charged.
Please be aware that our plans to reopen may be delayed if there is a spike in local cases or new directives from state or town officials. We appreciate your patience as we take this next step toward restoring full services and we cannot wait to see you!

Read the latest on the Town of Harwinton's response to COVID19 here.

Visit the CDC for latest information.

Dial 211 for information and referrals by phone.

New In Our Collection

What Are We Reading This Month?

Book Clubs at the Harwinton Library

Afternoon Book Discussion Group - TBD

The Union Quilters
by Jennifer Chiaverini

The Union Quilters by JEnnifer Chiaverini


In 1862, with their men off to fight for the Union, it falls to the women of the Union Quilters of provide for the soldiers at the front and the veterans who have come home, to run farms and businesses, and to protect their homes and families when the Confederate army threatens the Elm Creek Valley.

Evening Book Discussion Group - Monday, September 21st @ 7 pm

A Place At the Table
by Susan Rebecca White

A Place At the Table


A Place at the Table tells the story of three richly nuanced characters whose paths converge in a chic Manhattan café. The book celebrates the healing power of food and the magic of New York as three seekers come together in the understanding that when you embrace the thing that makes you different, you become whole. Copies of the book are available to borrow. Please call the library.