The library will be closed Monday, May 30, 2022.

Adults

Adult Services at the Southbury Public Library consists of the Adult Circulation Department and the Reference Department.

Circulation Desk

Visit or call our Circulation Desk if you would like to:

  • Check out or return items.*
  • Pick up an item you’ve requested.
  • Learn more about our lending policies and fines.
  • Ask a question about items checked out to your account.
  • Apply for a library card.

*Items may also be returned in the labelled slots next to the main entrance 24/7. Please be mindful of due dates and our lending policies to avoid accruing fines. Please contact us if you would like more information.

Reference Department

The Reference Department is here to help you! Please visit the Reference Desk if you need help:

  • Finding items in the library and suggesting items for us to purchase.
  • Navigating our online catalog.
  • Accessing our downloadable items through OverDrive/Libby, or Hoopla
  • Using our public computers, printers, copiers, or scanner.
  • Conducting research and using our databases.
  • Signing up for a library sponsored program.
  • Reserving a meeting room for your non-profit group.

If you need more intensive help, please set an appointment by visiting the Reference Desk or contacting one of the Reference Librarians.

Book Clubs

Find out what our book clubs are reading.

Reference Staff

For more information please feel free to contact the Reference staff:


Rebecca Randall, MS & MLIS: rrandall@biblio.org

Michael DeGirolamo Jr., MLIS:

mdegirolamo@biblio.org

Eli Kelly, BA: ekelly@biblio.org

Heather Aronson, MS & MLIS: haronson@biblio.org

(203) 262-0626 ext. 130

Upcoming Events

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Kingsley Room A/B
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Movies
Registration Required

Wednesday at the Movies

Our Wednesday movie screenings start at 1pm and begin on the second Wednesday of each month. Closed captions are available unless otherwise noted. Infrared listening devices are available upon request.

*Rated R movies are for ages 17 and up only, unless accompanied by a parent or guardian.*

Film screenings are sponsored by the Friends of the Southbury Public Library.

Registration IS required.

Event Details:
Death on the Nile (2022) Rated PG-13. 2 hours and 6 minutes. CC Cast: Kenneth Branagh, Gal Gadot, Annette Benning While on vacation on the Nile, Hercule Poirot must investigate the murder of a young heiress. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

This event is in the "All Ages" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Kingsley Room A/B
Age Group: All Ages, Adults
Program Type: Lectures
Registration Required
Event Details:
This program will be delivered via Zoom and will be streamed to our Kingsley Room. If you want to watch the program from home, register here Join Dr. William Reszelbach, a child of Holocaust survivors, as he shares his family’s harrowing expe...

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

This event is in the "All Ages" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: All Ages, Adults
Program Type: Lectures
Registration Required
Event Details:
This program will also be streamed to our Kingsley Room. Register here if you want to watch it at the library. Join Dr. William Reszelbach, a child of Holocaust survivors, as he shares his family’s harrowing experiences at the hands of t...

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Zoom

This program will be taking place on Zoom. The invitation links will be sent via email on the day of the program. To ensure that the invitation link reaches you, check your inbox for the registration confirmation email after signing up.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Kingsley Room A/B
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Lectures
Registration Required
Event Details:
This program will be delivered via Zoom and will be streamed to our Kingsley Room. If you want to watch the program from home, register here Most people have heard of the famous boy king, but don't know much about him. This program focuses on...

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Lectures
Registration Required
Event Details:
This program will also be streamed to our Kingsley Room. Register here if you want to watch it at the library. Most people have heard of the famous boy king, but don't know much about him. This program focuses on Pharaoh Tut-Ankh-Amun an...

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Zoom

This program will be taking place on Zoom. The invitation links will be sent via email on the day of the program. To ensure that the invitation link reaches you, check your inbox for the registration confirmation email after signing up.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Fireplace Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Music
Registration Required
Event Details:
Come to our Kickoff to our summer series and listen to a wonderful perfomance by Willie Niniger and Jan Scruggs. Willie and Jan return to the Southbury Public Library to perform favorites written and sung by Carole King and James Taylor, including, "...

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Nonfiction Book Club

10:00am - 11:00am
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Brown Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Event Details:
We will be discussing "Code Breaker: Jennifer Doudna, Gene Editing, and the Future of the Human Race" by Walter Isaacson for our June meeting. Physical copies will be available on a first-come-first-serve basis. If you are not comfortable com...

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Kingsley Room A/B
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Movies
Registration Required

Wednesday at the Movies

Our Wednesday movie screenings start at 1pm and begin on the second Wednesday of each month. Closed captions are available unless otherwise noted. Infrared listening devices are available upon request.

*Rated R movies are for ages 17 and up only, unless accompanied by a parent or guardian.*

Film screenings are sponsored by the Friends of the Southbury Public Library.

Registration IS required.

Event Details:
Falling for Figaro (2020) Not Rated. 1 hour and 44 minutes. CC Cast: Danielle MacDonald, Joanna Lumley, Hugh Skinner A brilliant young fund manager leaves her unfulfilling job and long-term boyfriend to chase her lifelong dream of becoming a...

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Library Board Meeting

7:00pm - 9:00pm
Adults
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Kingsley Room A/B
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Library Board Meeting
Event Details:
Meeting of the Southbury Public Library Board of Directors. Meetings are open to the public. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Mysteries

Biographies