For more than 180 years, the quaint home of the
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Our services include free WiFi, public Internet access, interlibrary loan, and a collection of more than 14,000 items:
A current selection of best-selling, popular fiction, non-fiction, and some reference material.
An entire floor of children's material, from pre-school kits to current teen and young adult novels.
Audio books, both library-owned and a revolving collection that changes every three months.
Current, classic, and award-winning DVDs, including a collection that changes monthly.
Great Courses DVDs, a series of scholarly lectures.
Magazines which circulate from the day they arrive.
Bakerville Library Museum Pass Guide
Brodie Park Beach Pass (1 pass): (Summer Only)
CT State Parks & Forests Day Pass (1 pass): Valid at CT State Park & Forest Recreation areas. Waives vehicle fees for 1 private passenger vehicle carrying fewer than 12 people. Valid for 2 adults & 4 children at Dinosaur, Fort Trumbull, & Gillette Castle State Parks. For hours & directions to CT State Parks & Forests visit www.ct.gov/deep.
Connecticut’s Old State House (1 pass): Free admission for up to 4 visitors. ctoldstatehouse.org
Connecticut Science Center (hundreds of coupons): Save 20% off General Admission for up to 4 people. CTScienceCenter.org (Returning in 2023)
KidsPlay Children’s Museum (1 Family Pass): Free admission for a family of 4. www.kidsplaymuseum.com
New Britain Museum of American Art (1 pass): Free admission for any 4 people. One adult must accompany children under 16. nbmaa.org
Wadsworth Atheneum (2 passes): Free general museum admission for 2 adults and 2 children. www.thewadsworth.org
The Bakerville Library supports a local Book Discussion Group, which meets monthly in members’ homes. Members take turns leading the discussions. At any given meeting, between 5 and 20 people show up, from New Hartford and Torrington. Books are chosen by the group and include both popular fiction and classics. The library is usually able to provide hard copies and audio copies of the books. For more information, call the library at 860-482-8806.
Library volunteers will be glad to deliver books to homebound patrons. For more information, call the library at 860-482-8806.
Anyone interested in displaying a collection, artistic works or crafts, contact the library at 860-482-8806.