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Guilford Residents: Book an Appointment for a Public Computer or Study Space

frontGuilford Free Library is now offering 1-hour appointments in the building for Guilford residents to use a public computer or reserve a space for quiet study. Appointments also include the option to book a study room for a maximum of 2 people.
You do NOT need an appointment to come in and browse the collection briefly. The Children’s Department will be open for browsing however the play area remains closed at this time.
The Library building will close each day from noon to 1 pm and 3 to 4 pm to allow for thorough cleaning of the facilities.
Call 203-453-8282 to book an appointment or go to book an appointment online.

In the interest of offering as much access to the building as possible, patrons are permitted 1 appointment per day.
Times available for appointments:
10 am to noon
1 pm – 3 pm
4 pm – 6 pm
Please Read our Safety Rules
You must check in before entering the building.
Please do not enter the building if you are feeling unwell (cough, fever etc.)
You must wear a mask at all times.
No food or drink will be allowed in the building. (You are welcome to enjoy your coffee or snack in the Library courtyard.)
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July Book Buzz


Join us for a fun and informal virtual conversation about new books at the library on Tuesday, July 14 at 11 am. Please register.

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Film and Discussion with Guilford filmmaker Jenifer McShane

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Join us for a virtual discussion with Guilford filmmaker Jenifer McShane on Wednesday, July 15 at 7 pm to discuss her recent documentary Ernie & Joe. For a limited time, HBO films is offering free access to this film (access ends July 15). Registration required.

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Call (203) 453-8282 to order Books for Pick up


We will continue to offer the option of ordering books for pick up as the Library reopens for appointments only.
By Phone: Call 203-453-8282 to order items 10 am-5 pm or online at
–limit of 5 items per card
–items MUST be owned by Guilford Free Library (we cannot get items from other libraries at this time).
–Staff will arrange a pick up time when you call to place your hold.

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