Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, our services are limited. Click here for a list of current library services. Click here for town and state resources.

Homebound Services

THIS SERVICE HAS BEEN TEMPORARILY SUSPENDED DUE TO COVID-19.

Homebound

  • Volunteers deliver library materials free of charge to West Hartford residents who are temporarily or permanently confined to home because of illness, disability or advanced age.
  • You can ask for specific materials or tell the volunteer what types of material you like and they will make selections for you.
  • Call to register. The volunteer will need to know your name, address, phone number and special reading needs and interests. Have your library card ready so you can read the numbers on the back. If you do not have a card or yours has expired, the volunteer can arrange to have a new one made for you.
  • Patrons may call in their requests to 860-561-6951. Volunteers answer the phone on Tuesdays from 10:00AM – 11:30AM You may call any day and time and leave a message.

Nursing Homes
West Hartford nursing home staff are encouraged to use a two month loan period to borrow materials for their residents, using their own library card.