Library & Collections

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Unquowa Students in the Museum Library

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Do you want to research family history, find photographs of local people and places, discover historic buildings, conduct research in our rich manuscript collections, or learn more about daily life in the past?
Join other visitors from the Fairfield County area and from 22 different states who come to the library to conduct their research and learn about all aspects of life in Fairfield from colonial times to the present. Researchers of all ages and interest levels are welcome. Our attractive reading room offers a quiet place to read or examine materials, and the library staff is ready to help you find what you are looking for.
To visit the library, please make an appointment by calling (203) 259-1598 or contact us here. Regular  library hours are 10-4pm Tuesday-Friday and 10am to 4pm Saturday.
The library will be closed Tuesday – Thursday from August 11 – 26. The library will be open on Friday and Saturday from 10am – 4pm.