Library Services

Fines/Fees: (changes as of 07/30/2021)

Books and Books on CD: $0.05 per day late

DVDs: $1.00 per day late

Faxes: $1.00 a page to send; cover page not included in fee

Black/White print: $0.15 per page

Color Print: $0.25 per page

(changes as of 07/30/2021)

 

Books:

Books may be borrowed in 2 week increments and can be renewed either in person or by phone if there is no one waiting to use them.

 

Books on CD:

The library belongs to an exchange group and borrows a collection of books on CD. Along with these exchanged books on CD, the library’s owned collection can be borrowed for 2 weeks and renewed in person or by phone.

 

DVDs:

The library owns a collection of DVDs and exchanges groups of DVDs. One renewal will be allowed per item once checked out. DVDs may be borrowed only three at a time, only by patrons over 18 years old, and for 5 days at a time. Overdue fines are $1.00 per item, per day.

 

Access & Borrowing Privileges with your library card:

•   Borrowing privileges at Brooklyn Town Library and free library card registration and borrowing privileges at other Connecticut public libraries.

•   Free use of databases purchased by the State of CT using the website www.iconn.org. Free use of Brooklyn Town Library interlibrary loan services searching reQuest database at www.iconn.org.

•   Free use of online eAudiobooks and Audiobooks through OverDrive/Libby (you must come into the library and use the library computer to establish your account at first, then you may log in from home). Go to the "Access from Home" tab on our website for links.

*Note: To obtain a Brooklyn Town Library card, you will need to show your photo ID and proof of your current Brooklyn resident address. Your first library card and all renewals are free. Please keep your new card in a safe place. Replacement cost for a lost card is $1.00. Your valid Brooklyn resident Library Card is called Connecticard. Throughout Connecticut, this card is honored for registration at other public libraries. You will find your name and address, its expiration date and a 14-digit barcode number on the back of your card.  Brooklyn residents must present their valid resident Brooklyn Town Library card (Connecticard) to borrow materials from other Connecticut public libraries.*