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Springfield Republican Online

The Springfield Republican Online is offering COVID-19 special access. You can read The Republican for free by providing a valid email address.  This free access will be available during the coronavirus pandemic to provide the community with the critical information it needs.

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Library Card Application Process

Your library card is the key to borrowing materials, downloading e-books, audio books, & music, using our research databases & online learning tools, and much more.  Your Storrs library card will also allow you to borrow at any C/WMARS (Central/Western Massachusetts Automated Resource Sharing) library. Anyone who is a resident of Massachusetts, or owns property in the state and can provide acceptable identification and proof of current home address, may apply for and receive a…

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Collection Development Statement

Please remember, when our newest materials are publicized, you see a very small window of our collection.  Recent purchases made, attempt to balance our existing collection.  You are also seeing the newest books to arrive and the newest books processed through our cataloging department.  Due to staff furloughs during the COVID crisis, very few new materials were purchased or processed since April this year.  The backlog created an unfortunate combination of new materials presented this…

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Curbside Pickup

  Storrs Public Library is taking steps to reduce the risk of spreading COVID-19 in our community and the building will remain closed to the public. In accordance with Governor Charlie Baker’s timeline, curbside service began on June 4. We are offering Drop-By Curbside Pickup to allow patrons to checkout books, movies, and audiobooks.   Place an Order To request materials, please place a HOLD in our online catalog.  If you are unable to place…

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Learn From Home

PreSchool Mr. Rogers Neighborhood   Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood programs Starfall The Kid Should See This   Smart Videos for Kids of all ages Elementary School Khan Academy Britannica ‘Fundamentals’ Britannica School Gale in Context:  Elementary School Edition   Middle School Khan Academy Britannica School Britannica School Gale Academics - ONEFILE Gale In Context - Middle School Edition   High School Khan Academy Britannica School Gale ONEFILE - High School Edition Gale in Context - Biography…

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Flyer Reads: Contact Us! We Are Available For Tech Support, Research Assistance, Customer Service And More!

We are here for you!

Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, Storrs Library staff is working remotely and we are continuing to support you! We are responding to email and phone inquiries to our voicemail as staffing allows between the hours of 9 to 5, Mondays thru Fridays. When leaving a voicemail, we gently remind our patrons to include their best callback number in the message. Library staff remain available to continue to assist with eReader assistance, signing up for library…

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The 2020 Census is Live!

Every ten years, the US Census Bureau counts every person living in the United States and its five territories. Read on for information about how and why to participate in the 2020 Census. How do I submit my questionnaire?   This year you can complete your questionnaire online, by phone, or by mail (follow the links to find out more details about each method). Please note that a printed form to respond by mail will…

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Library Programs Across Massachusetts Flyer

Virtual Library Programs across Massachusetts all from one easy place!

Libraries across the Commonwealth of Massachusetts have been moving their programs online! In addition to the offerings from Storrs Library, there are so many amazing offerings to choose from across the Commonwealth! Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners (MBLC) has created eight calendars spanning Massachusetts capturing all of these virtual programs, including those from Storrs Library. The best part? You do not need to be nearby to join any of these programs, so feel free to explore…

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Changes Coming to eBooks January 2020

Changes and improvements are being made to our eBook offerings. To better protect user privacy, beginning on January 21, 2020, Storrs Library & CW MARS library patrons will be required to provide both their library card number and password to log in to borrow any materials through Overdrive and/or Libby. If you are a Libby or OverDrive user already, you will be logged out of your account on January 21 and prompted to log back…

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