Hours of Services

Library Hours

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 Noah WebsterBishops CornerFaxon
Location Hours
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Monday-Wednesday: 10-8
Thursday-Saturday: 10-5
Monday: 10-5
Tuesday: 1-8
Wednesday: 10-6
Thursday: 10-5
Friday: 10-2
Saturday: 10-2
Monday: 10-5
Tuesday: 10-6
Wednesday: 1-8
Thursday: 10-5
Friday: 10-2
Saturday: 10-2
Curbside Service
Monday-Wednesday: 10-8
Thursday-Saturday: 10-5
Tuesday: 10-2

Note: Hours are subject to change

A Note on Services and Face Masks:

The Town of West Hartford requires all employees and visitors to continue to wear masks at our public libraries because we have large numbers of unvaccinated children that use the facility. Masks are required for everyone visiting the Library, vaccinated or unvaccinated.

Holiday Closings

ChristmasClosing at 4:30PM – Thursday, December 23
Closed – Friday, December 24 & Saturday, December 25
New Year’sClosing at 4:30PM – Thursday, December 30
Closed – Friday, December 31 & Saturday, January 1

Phone Service

During the hours listed above, WHPL reference librarians are available to answer your questions. You can also email us (whpl@westhartfordlibrary.org) or chat with us HERE Monday through Friday, from 10am to 5pm.

Noah Webster: 860-561-6990 or 860-561-6991
Bishops Corner: 860-561-8212
Faxon: 860-561-8202

Curbside Service

To place a hold on library materials to pick up at one of our locations, patrons may call to place a hold or place one through the Library’s online catalog. All holds will be filled as the item becomes available and in the order in which they are placed. There is no guaranteed “same-day” service.

Noah Webster: 860-561-6990
Bishops Corner: 860-561-8212
Faxon: 860-561-8202

Noah Webster: 860-561-6960
Bishops Corner: 860-561-8211
Faxon: 860-561-8201

  • All appointments for pick up must be made at the library location where you will be picking up your items during the hours that the location is staffed.
  • All items need to be returned in the library book drops, not handed to staff.
  • When your hold is ready you will receive an email from the library asking you to call to arrange an appointment for pickup. If you do not have an email address, you will receive a notification by mail.
  • You will be given a 15 minute time slot to come and pick up your material.
  • Park in a designated spot marked with an orange cone near the S. Main St. entrance at NWL or near the main entrances at each branch.
  • Your items, labeled with your name, will be waiting for you on a table near the entrance.
  • Individuals with a handicapped parking permit may park in designated spaces and call the location specific phone numbers listed above for staff assistance.