Pequot Library

Bringing Literature, Music, Art, Science &
the Humanities to our Community

Special Collections

Introduction & Content
What the Special Collections are and how they came to be, plus a link to the Guide that provides more detail. Information about accessing the Collection.

Samples of Our Treasures
Guided Group Tours given by trained Library docents may be scheduled during regular Library hours.

1024x1024Click here to see more images from our kick off event, ShakesBEER, highlighting the Special Collections exhibition, Pages from Pequot: Uncovering Shakespeare.

Genealogy & Local History
Information about researching your family history and resources available at the Library.

Docent Program & Art of the Book
Train to be a volunteer Docent with our School Outreach Programs. Learn how to work with and teach about illuminated manuscripts, books printed by private presses, even the oldest book in the Library, and much more.

19th Century Periodical Collection
Brief information about the Library’s collection, currently in off-site storage.

Southport Picture File
Link to photographs from the Library’s collection that have been scanned and can be browsed or printed.