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Library Renovation

Greenwich Library is significantly repurposing the Main Building to meet the changing needs of the community. Developed over the past few years with community input, the project will impact every floor.

Collections Availability

These collections are currently temporarily stored:
• Lending Art
• Local History
• Children’s

If you’re not sure where to find a book, please check the catalog or ask a staff member for help.

FAQs

Collection changes are posted on our ReImagine website and information about a book’s availability can be found in our online catalog.

Make sure you subscribe to the Library’s enewsletter or social media pages for the latest information.

Our Digital Library includes eBooks, audiobooks, movies, music, learning, and more, all available 24/7 from any digital device. Greenwich and Perrot Library cardholders with accounts in good standing may download content from the Digital Library.

Click here to view a tutorial for accessing these materials.

Although we can’t access items that are in temporary storage, we do have other options. Please ask a staff member for assistance.

Access digital ebook or audiobook versions of the item through the Digital Library.

Interlibrary Loan allows us to request materials, such as books, DVDs, CDs, audiobooks or periodical articles, from other libraries. Anyone with a valid Greenwich or Perrot Library Card may request Interlibrary Loans. For more information, please click here. To request an item through Interlibrary Loan, click here.

Greenwich Library welcomes purchase suggestions from Greenwich and Perrot Library cardholders. To suggest a purchase, log in to the Library catalog and click Suggest a Purchase on the footer or use the Suggest a Purchase form on our website.

Yes, the Library will continue to purchase materials in all subjects, genres, and formats and will increase the number of digital titles purchased. Check out our new books area on the first floor for our latest acquisitions.

For more information about our Digital Library, click here.

Yes, Greenwich Library is committed to lifelong learning and enrichment, so we will continue to offer a variety of programs now virtually, as well as with our community partners!

Please check the Library calendar for the latest offerings and be sure to sign up for the Library’s email newsletters to get the scoop on upcoming programs and services.

All individual and group study rooms are currently unavailable due to the Library’s closure in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition, the 2nd Floor Meeting Room and Auditorium are not available for rental to outside groups for the duration of the renovation project.

Click here for more information about Meeting Facilities.

Yes, drop-in tech assistance is now available virtually on Tuesdays from 11:00 am – 12:00 pm. Check the Library calendar for more details.

Yes, technology classes are now available virtually. Check the Library calendar for the latest programs or sign up for our Tech Training monthly newsletter to get the scoop on programs and services.

The Library Café is currently closed for renovation. It is anticipated that the new Café on the lower level will open soon. Click here for more information about the Library Café.

This year, the Friends Friday Film series is going virtual. Films are available to watch at home with your Greenwich Library card and an account with Kanopy. Watch the film on your own time and join us virtually for a discussion of the films. Learn More Here

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Ways of Giving

Join in supporting Greenwich Library’s future with a campaign gift of any size! For a tour, a closer look at the plans, and naming opportunities, please contact Lisa Mandel at 203-622-7989.

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ReImagine, ReNew, RePurpose Campaign

Transformative improvements to the Main Building will meet our community’s evolving needs. Campaign Donors to this renewal are keeping Greenwich at the forefront of public libraries nationally.

Discover the Campaign

See Your New Library

The plans, designed by Peter Gisolfi Architects, will add remarkable new features to the Main Building and expand public space, all within the footprint of the current space.

Library eNewsletter

Stay up-to-date on the latest ReImagine renovation updates including the availability of book collections by subscribing to the Library’s Weekly Events eNewsletter.