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

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Educator Resources

Can’t make it to the library? Take Pequot Library’s K-12 school programs to go! Teachers and parents are invited to utilize our collection of fun, hands-on activities to enrich student learning in the classroom and at home. Check back often as resources are added regularly.  Have a question? Contact

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Proctoring Services

Proctoring Services Pequot Library is pleased to offer proctoring services according to the below guidelines:

Proctoring is available by appointment only. To ensure that we can accommodate you, requests should be submitted at least 7 business days in advance to or It is the responsibility of the student to schedule exam times, to secure proper proctoring credentials for the institution, and to arrange for exams and instructions to be sent to the library. The student is responsible for arriving at Pequot Library on time with appropriate photo identification and any supplies needed for the exam. Pequot Library is not responsible for any costs to obtain or submit the exam.

Proctoring Policy approved October 25, 2022

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