Coronavirus Updates & Resources

Updated 3/17, 10:00 AM

The Farmington Libraries are currently closed until further notice.

We are using an abundance of caution to be socially responsible and avoid spreading this disease.

Our book drops are NO LONGER OPEN, but we have extended our due date until April 15 (and possibly later). Please keep your items at home until you are informed otherwise. There will be no fines during our closure.

If you have placed an item on hold, you will be notified as soon as it is ready for pickup after the libraries reopen.

As always, the Farmington Libraries are open 24/7 online. Download ebooks, magazines, stream entertainment, or use our many online resources. We appreciate your patience and understanding.

Information & Resources

For more information on Connecticut’s response to COVID-19, visit You can also call 2-1-1 or text “CTCOVID” to 898211.  

Centers for Disease Control

Connecticut 211

Connecticut State Department of Public Health

Farmington Valley Health District

Yale New Haven Health has opened a call center for those concerned about COVID-19. The number is 833-275-9644.

Hartford HealthCare has set up a COVID-19 Clinical Command hotline staffed with professionals. To reach the 24-hour hotline, call 860-972-8100 or (toll-free) 833-621-0600. 

What do the terms self-monitoring, quarantine, isolation, and social distancing mean?

11 Responses so far.

  1. Sarah Loveland says:

    Hi there, I have something due on Wednesday. Are you requiring us to return loaned items yet?

    • Information Services says:

      Hello! We are asking that patrons hold on to items they have borrowed for now. You will not be charged overdue fees. Please watch for updates on returning library items on our website, blog and e-mails. Thanks!

  2. Ann Rourke says:


    I misplaced my library card. May I still utilize the online library?

  3. Betty Coykendall says:

    I would like to access the Farmington Valley Herald records on-line, and so far have received only a message saying that access is denied. I do have a library card but was not asked for it when going to FVH via Services, then Online Services, then FVH.
    Will you please tell me how to do it successfully?

  4. Jeanne Johnson says:

    While the Library is still closed, can someone advise me on how to stream Acorn TV on my laptop? I have the flyer displaying the special website and I have a Library card. So I went into the special website today and saw all the Acorn TV offerings. But am not sure how to proceed.

  5. Lynne G. says:

    Hi, my library card expired in March. Any way to renew my library card, even with the library closed?


  6. Micheal Washington says:

    Is there anyplace that is accepting donations of books and DVDs or does the library have a date they are opening back up?


    • Information Services says:

      Thanks for your interest in donating items. We currently are not accepting donations and do not have a date to reopen to the public. We will post any changes to our website.

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