An Afternoon of Poetry with Luisa Caycedo-Kimura - September 27, 4pm

In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, we welcome Luisa Caycedo-Kimura, award-winning poet. Join us virtually for this event. Read more…

Join the Ivoryton (Virtual 2020) Pumpkin Chase!

Due to COVID-19, the Ivoryton Pumpkin Chase is changing direction and going virtual. Hopefully we’ll be back on the road next year! Read more…

We have re-opened our doors at the library. Our new hours are Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm. We are also open Wednesday  9am-8pm and Saturday 9am-12noon  Porch Pick-up is still available during these hours. Read more….

The Ivoryton Library is now Fine-Free!

When you walk through our doors, we want to do our best to help you, not badger you about a late fee. Going fine-free makes a trip to the library more pleasant for both you and our staff. Read more…


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.