we are open for curbside service Only

MATERIALS, PRINTING, FAXING   

   CALL 860-283-4339 FOR INFORMATION

 

Library Curbside hours:

 Monday - Friday

10:00-4:00 pm

Saturday

10:00-2:00 pm


The Thomaston Public Library is sorry to announce that due to the rise of COVID-19, we will only be open for curbside pickup. To protect both our patrons and our staff we feel this is the best course of action at this time.

We look forward to providing you with any items from our collection through our curbside service.  Our staff would love to help you so please do not hesitate to ask for movies, books or magazines.

Please stay safe 


 

 


 

    Your virtual library is open 24/7... and FREE!
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Two new FREE streaming services through RBdigital  
        
Over 1500 full-length concerts and
music videos streamed on-demand
 Live and on-demand classes
from experts around the world
 Now is the time to explore and take advantage of the amazing digital platforms
available with your Thomaston library card... 
all just a click away!
brain exercises, and so much more.
Browse old copies of the Thomaston Express,
look up your THS yearbook

 

or explore the many digital resources available
on the CT State Library site through 
ResearchIT CT
including  online editions of your favorite magazines and genealogy sites.

  
  
Our wifi is available 24/7 outside the library -
Call us to help you navigate the endless possibilities!


brainHQ CEO shares ways to keep your brain
active and healthy during this crisis.

  Now follow these 3 simple steps
and start exercising your brain!

1- Click on the brainHQ logo.
2- Register for a FREE account using your Thomaston
Public Library card and password (call the library   
 if you need to reset your library password.)
3- Start training your brain!
 

Learn anything,
anywhere, anytime

with your Thomaston Public Library card!

 
Register for free account HERE.

Need technology help?


National Network of Libraries of Medicine updated information
about the Corona Virus (COVID-9) is available 
HERE.


 
   Check out the Internet
Borrow a hotspot from the library
and take the internet home
or on the road!

 
 Try our new catalog App!
ACORN CATALOG
Search for items in our and other
Bibliomation library catalogs.
Place holds, see what you have checked out, renew items!
FREE on Google Play and the App Store!
Brought to you by Bibliomation, Inc.

 


The Owl goes digital!!

Searchable digitized copies of Thomaston High School's yearbook,The Owl,
 from 1925 through 2016, can now be accessed along
with the Thomaston Express on the
library's digital archives website.

Here's the list of what we currently have available at the library
in our collection of Owls (the actual physical yearbooks!).
Please consider donating a missing year.

Consumers - Protect Yourselves!
Connecticut Library Association offers data protection "quick guide"


Now Available online!!  Searchable archived issues of 
 
In cooperation with the Connecticut State Library and thanks to a generous bequest from Eleanor Conway, an indexed digital archive has been created allowing patrons to easily search issues of the Thomaston Express newspaper. Phase 1 of this ongoing project currently makes available some issues from as far back as 1880.

Museum Passes - Check 'em out!  
NEW PASS! MYSTIC AQUARIUM!
 
Click here to see the complete list of discounted passes
to area museums and historic sites offered through the generosity

of the Friends of the Thomaston Public Library.


For information or help, click below. 
  If you need healthcare or healthcare coverage
or have problems with your coverage
and don’t know where to turn, click below.
 
Office of the Healthcare Advocate

 


Job Hunting? Changing Careers?
Click on "Helpful Links" in the navigation panel above left
and look under "Employment" to begin your search.
 
Read Thomaston Public Library's
New Internet Safety Policy here!

               

               
ON DISPLAY!
Have a craft or collection
you'd like to share?
Give a call and we'll schedule
your display for our case!


Click on the logo above and register
for this FREE, personalizable,
online community calendar
to follow your favorite Thomaston
organizations' events! 

Annual Reports
   2014-15
   2015-16
   2016-17
   2017-18
   2018-19


Students
with a Lexile measure, click here!

Can't remember
what you've read? 

Keep a record of your checkouts
using "My Account" !
Only YOU will have access
to your information!

Go here for instructions...


Click the icon above to find out
which book comes next in a
series, by author, title or series!