The Southbury Library is closed to the public until further notice due to COVID-19 concerns. Staff are still available via phone and email. Call us for more information about our pickup window service.


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, Hoopla, or RB Digital.
  • Using our public computers, printers, copiers, scanner, or fax machine.
  • 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:

Christine Murphy, BA:

Elizabeth Kelly, BA:

Heather Aronson, MS & MLIS:

(203) 262-0626 ext. 130

Upcoming Events

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Nonfiction Book Club

10:00am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Southbury Public Library
Room: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Event Details:
The first virtual meeting of the Nonfiction Book Club will be an informal, open discussion about the books we’ve all been reading while staying home. Attendees will be given the Zoom Room information after registering. Like all Southbury Public Li...



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.

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