Connecticut State Library with state seal

State Library Services for the Public

Everyone can use the resources of the State Library which focus on public policy, government, law, legislation, Connecticut history and genealogy.  The collections include books, journals, maps, documents, archives, photographs and newspapers, ask well as databases.

An overview of Your... Connecticut State Library
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Visitors to the library at 231 Capitol Ave. will be able to:

Ask a Librarian a question by phone, email or IM. 

Explore the State Library website to learn about our collections. Other online resources include:

Services to Special Populations:

The Museum of Connecticut History is a division of the Connecticut State Library that focuses on the military, industrial, and political history of Connecticut

The State Library also supports your local Connecticut library through its Division of Library Development. Looking to connect with your local library? Check out our directory of Connecticut libraries!