The library will be closed on Sunday, July 3 and Monday, July 4, 2022

Due to the start of our July Summer Hours and Independence Day, we will be closed on both days. With our summer hours, we will be closed on Sundays until the weekend after Labor Day.

Museum Passes

Even though many museums and parks are now open, we encourage you to visit their websites for details prior to your planning your visit.

New passes to the library:

  • Basketball Hall of Fame - January 2022 - discounted admission for up to 3 adults and 3 children to enter the hall of Fame at the discounted rate of $17 per adult, $15 per senior, and $12 per youth.

The following museum passes are currently unavailable for circulation due to museum closings/restrictions:

  • American Museum of Natural History - permanently discontinued
  • Connecticut Science Center - coupon program permanently discontinued
  • Imagine Nation Museum
  • Maritime Aquarium
  • Mystic Aquarium
  • Peabody Museum - permanently discontinued - museum will reopen free to all public

Previously closed museums that have reopened include:

  • The Mark Twain House reopened and now honoring passes
  • Stepping Stones Museum - November 2021
  • Discovery Museum - renamed Sacred Heart University Discovery Science Center and Planetarium reopened & reissued library passes October 1, 2021
  • Connecticut Old State House reopened & reissued library passes August 27, 2021
  • The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art reopened on March 11, 2021
  • The Harriet Beecher Stowe Center reopened on April 8, 2021
  • The Beardsley Zoo began honoring library passes again on April 10, 2021; their cost with the past has increased from $5.00/person to $9.00/person.
  • The Wadsworth Atheneum is currently offering free admission as of May 2021; no pass is needed.
  • The New Haven Museum reopened May 1, 2021.
  • The State Parks began to open their DEEP museums, nature centers, and historic buildings starting on May 29, 2021.

Please contact individual institutions prior to your visit for current updates.

Museum Passes are for Southbury residents and can be checked out for three (3) days. They are first-come, first-served and cannot be reserved. All passes are graciously donated by the Friends of the Southbury Public Library. A late fee of $2.00/day is charged.

Basketball Hall of Fame

Basketball Hall of Fame Springfield Mass

Discounted admission for up to 3 adults and 3 children at rate of $17.00 per adult, $15.00 per senior, and $12.00 per youth.

Stepping Stones Museum

Stepping Stones Museum for Children logo

Free admission with each purchase of one admission at regular price; maximum 3 free admissions per pass, per day