Schools & Educators

K-12 School & Homeschool Programs

We offer discussion-based experiences through close examination of our primary source material. In addition, we offer interdisciplinary music programs that engage students in firsthand education experiences with world class musicians, as well as programs that support students’ use of the Library for reading and research. Have a specific learning goal in mind? We’ll collaborate with you to customize a program that meets the needs of your students and your curriculum.

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Colleges & Universities

Pequot Library supports professors and students with research projects by offering access to our Special Collections by appointment with a librarian, and history tours of the Library.

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Books for Teachers

Thanks to the Renée B. Fisher Foundation book vouchers are awarded to all public school classroom teachers in the Bridgeport and New Haven School Districts to be used toward the purchase of books and materials for their classrooms at each Summer Book Sale.

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Pequot Library supports students with research projects by offering access to our Special Collections by appointment at the Library. Librarians assist students with examination of materials while discussing methods for analyzing sources, comparing and corroborating information, and using reasoning to draw evidence-based conclusions. Please allow 48 hours notice. To schedule an appointment, please email

Highlights of Our Collection

Educator Resources

Missed an exhibition? Exhibition guides are available for educators to use as a resource in their classroom. Each exhibition guide provides the exhibition essay, historical background, and a list of primary sources found at Pequot Library. Please contact for further information.

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