Hours and Location

Temporary Hours
(Beginning June 23, 2020)

LIBRARY IS CURRENTLY CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC

Monday – 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Tuesday – 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Wednesday – 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Thursday – 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Friday – 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Saturday – Closed
Sunday – Closed
(Closed Saturdays Memorial Day to
Labor Day)

Express Browsing

By appointment only on Tues. & Thurs. 9am-2:40p

  • Returns must be placed in the book drop. We will not be accepting returns at the front desk.
  • You MUST wear a mask covering mouth and nose and adhere to social distancing rules at all times.
  • Entry will be through the main doors. Once you have checked out, you must exit the building through the side door.
  • Please use hand cleaner located in the vestibule before entering the building.
  • 20 minute limit for browsing and checking out.
  • If paying a fine, you must bring exact change. Change will not be available at the front desk.
  • Please stay home if you are experiencing symptoms of illness.
  • Curbside service is still encouraged and will be available.

Limited Computer Access

By appointment only on Friday’s 9am-2:30pm

  • Returns must be placed in the book drop. We will not be accepting returns at the front desk.
  • You MUST wear a mask covering mouth and nose and adhere to social distancing rules at all times.
  • Entry will be through the main doors. Once you have checked out, you must exit the building through the side door.
  • Please use hand cleaner located in the vestibule before entering the building.
  • If paying a fine, you must bring exact change. Change will not be available at the front desk.
  • Please stay home if you are experiencing symptoms of illness.
  • Curbside service is still encouraged and will be available.

Copies/Scanning and Faxing

By appointment only on Monday’s 9am-2:40pm

  • You MUST wear a mask covering mouth and nose and adhere to social distancing rules at all times.
  • Entry will be through the main doors. Once your 20 minutes are completed, you must exit the building through the side door.
  • Please use hand cleaner located in the vestibule before entering the building.
  • The copy machine will be located near the water fountain on the main level.
  • Please be sure you are familiar with making copies and scanning documents. There will be NO face to face copy machine assistance is available at this time.  Be sure to bring your own USB for scanning.
  • 20 minute limit for copier use.
  • If printing, copies are $.10 per page and $.25 per color copy. Scanning is free.  You must bring exact change.  Change will not be available at the front desk.
  • If you are faxing documents please note the cost is 1.00 per page. You must have exact change.  Change will not be available at the front desk.
  • Please stay home if you are experiencing symptoms of illness.

53 South Cliff Street
Ansonia, CT 06401
(203) 734-6275
(203) 732-4551 FAX

New Books and eBooks!

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Career Resources to Offer Virtual Employment Sessions

Career Resources, who bring the Career Coach to the Library is offering virtual employment support sessions at their website: http://careerresources.org/virtual-sessions/

You can go to that page and schedule sessions in a range of topics from: Resume Build and Critique, Cover Letter,Refine your Interview Skills, Job Search Strategy,LinkedIn Profile Review, No cost occupational skills training (including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, etc.)

Friends of the Ansonia Library

Free Resources to Help You Learn From Home

Storyline Online
Children’s literary website created by SAG-AFTRA Foundation, which provides free storytelling videos and resources for parents and teachers to foster a love of reading.

Your Story Hour
Produces family-friendly radio dramas based on Bible, historical heroes & true-to-life adventures.

Stories for Kids
Provides Best-Selling Children’s stories for kids of all ages.

Activities & Crafts for Kids
Kids crafts, kids activities, story-times and other fun things to do with kids along with tips and tricks for parents.

Quarantine Book Club
Join your favorite authors on Zoom where you can discuss books from the privacy of your home.

Literary Hub
Central place for writers, publishers, bookstores, librarians, & readers to meet and celebrate books and literary culture.

Book Club Chat
Book lover’s destination for book review & book club questions.

Project Gutenberg
Library of over 60.000 free ebooks.  Choose among free epub or Kindle eBooks to download them or read free online.