To our beloved patrons:

As we watch the virus cases climb in Connecticut, out of an abundance of caution: The library is closed for indoor browsing


We are available for Porch Pickup during our regular hours.
(M-F, 9-5; Wed, 9-8; Sat, 9-12)
All holds will still be filled.


Please call with any questions or requests 860-767-1252 or email us at

 We will get through this, together.

SimplyE: a new digital resource for eBooks and Audiobooks

New (Old) Book Club: Lit and Movie Lovers' Book Club - Hoopla Edition

Which was better: the Book or the Movie? Download, Stream, Zoom


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Now through December 20: Donate new, unwrapped toys. Leave on the front porch and we will get them where they need to go.

The Ivoryton Library is monitoring the spread of COVID-19 within the US and we are following the recommendations and guidance of the Town of Essex, State of Connecticut and CDC. For resources and information, click here.

Information on completing Census 2020 can be found on our US Census page.




We have compiled some resources to help those finding themselves out of work due to the pandemic. Check our Job Seekers page frequently as it will be updated as new resources become available. 

Language Classes

Language classes have been suspended until further notice.