Pequot Library

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

Samples of Our Treasures & Guided Group Tours

Guided Group Tours of Special Collections Exhibitions
Pequot Library invites you to experience first-hand the treasures on display in our on-going series of Special Collections exhibitions of archives, rare books, and manuscripts. Through guided group tours, led by library-trained docents, you can explore the exhibitions through close examination of materials and lively discussion. Guided tours are free and open to the public.

Groups may schedule a tour for a time during the Library’s regular hours. To schedule a guided tour, please contact Jean Kaul at (203) 259-0346 ext. 117 or e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Guided tours offer unparalleled insight into the highlights of Pequot Library’s Special Collections which is one of the most important and carefully selected collections of items about the literary, political, military, and cultural histories in the United States, ever assembled. For information about our current exhibition and related programs and events, please go to our Calendar of Events.

School Programs brochure 2017-2018 offers meaningful, curriculum-based experiences for students including free school bus transportation for field trips to Pequot Library.

Scroll down below to find samples from our Special Collections.






Children's Historical Collection


Elma Pratt silk-screen folios