Library News & Updates

Extended Hours

Monday – Thursday, 10AM – 8PM
Friday, 10AM – 5PM
Saturday, 10AM – 2PM
Sunday, Closed

Visiting the Library

Patrons can visit the library to browse, pick up holds, and connect with staff inside the library.

At this time, patrons are still required to wear a mask inside the library.

The computers on the main floor and in the Library Technology Center are available for use without appointment. Lab computers are be available on a first come, first serve basis. One hour limits will still be in place.

Public restrooms are now open for use.

Meeting spaces and study pods are currently unavailable for reservation or walk-ins. We expect to resume bookings after Labor Day.

Contact us with any questions about visiting the library!

Staff Directory

Museum Passes Return

Although many museums are still unable to honor library passes at the moment due to ticketing restrictions, we are adding museum passes back as they become available!

Museum Passes

Summer Reading Challenges

This summer, take a walk on the wild side with Danbury Library! Readers of all ages are invited to participate in the Library’s annual Summer Reading Challenge beginning on Monday, June 21.

This year’s challenge, Tails and Tales, will use Beanstack, a one-of-a-kind app that allows patrons to track their reading, earn virtual badges, and complete activities for chances to win awesome real-world prizes!

Summer Reading

Free Summer Lunch Program

Pick up your free lunch and join us for a movie every day in the Farioly Room or go play games and make some cool crafts while eating your lunch in the Lower Level Meeting Room.

Every weekday we will have something fun for you to do while enjoying a healthy lunch!

Lunches are provided by the Summer Food Program in partnership with the Danbury Public Schools.

FREE! For kids ages 18 and younger. Meals must be eaten in the Farioly Room or the Meeting Room (not grab and go).

Summer Lunch Menu

CloudLibrary Newsstand App

Stay entertained and informed with the world’s largest catalogue of digital magazines and newspapers delivered directly to your devices. Instantly access 7,000 titles in more than 60 languages. Be sure to search your application store for “cloudLibrary NewsStand.”

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Library App

Download the NEW Danbury Library app! Now available on iOS and Android devices.

Access your library account, store multiple library cards, search the catalog, pickup curbside, and much more!

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Curbside pickup is available! Holds can be placed through the online catalog and picked up during business hours in designated parking spots in the library parking lot.

You can also use our new library app to pickup curbside!

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Tax Forms

Unfortunately, the library has not been sent any paper tax forms this year. Patrons may use our mobile printing service to print forms through the IRS website and pick them up during curbside hours. Please call the library to make sure your printed materials have come through successfully before coming to pick them up.

IRS WebsiteMobile PrintingLocal Tax Assistance

Virtual Programming

Our talented programmers are hard at work creating digital content and arranging virtual programs to entertain and educate while you’re stuck at home! Follow us on Facebook for live updates and check our calendar to see what kinds of events are coming soon. (Choose “Virtual Program” from the calendar if you are accessing on mobile.)

Event Calendar