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Stafford Library is pleased to announce we are mostly fine-free!

As of January 1, 2022, the Stafford Library has gone fine-free on most of our items.

All materials in our children and teen departments are now fine-free! Late fines will only be charged on high-demand items in our adult department, which include: new books, new DVDs (movies and series), hotspots, and museum/local attraction passes. In addition, fines may still accrue on items borrowed from other libraries.

Of course, you are still responsible for the items you borrow and pay to replace lost or damaged items, but now you don't need to pay a fee if you return them a couple of days late.

Free Tax Help for Qualifying Residents

The Stafford Library is once again hosting the VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) program. VITA offers free tax return preparation service to those with a household income of up to $58,000.

Please call the library at 860-684-2852 to schedule your appointment.

Hours are:
Thursdays (beginning 1/27) 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Every other Saturday (beginning 1/29) 10 am - 1 pm

Masks must be worn during your appointment. Thank you.

Riverside Reptiles Pass

Riverside Reptiles Pass
The Stafford Library is excited to announce that we have a new library pass to Riverside Reptiles Educational Center located at 132 South Road Enfield, CT.

The pass allows free admission for 2 adults and 2 children.

The Center has over 50 species of reptiles and amphibians on display. Live shows provide an up close and personal experience. Check out this great adventure with the Stafford Library’s newest pass!

For more information visit their website by clicking here.

Hotspots Now Available

Hotspots Now Available
A hotspot allows you to wirelessly connect up to 8 mobile devices to the internet almost anywhere you go!

You must have an existing Stafford Library card in good standing, be 18 years old or older, and have a CT issued ID to borrow a hotspot.

Hotspots lend for 2 weeks with no renewals.
Only 1 hotspot at a time per household may be borrowed.

To view the Stafford Library's Mobile Wi-Fi Hotspot Lending Policy and Borrowers Agreement click [Read More]


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