Getting Here

Curbside Pickup

Pequot Library is pleased to offer curbside pickup during the following hours. Please note that the building itself is closed to patrons during these hours. Please scroll further for browsing hours.

Curbside Pick-up Hours:

  • Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays: 10am – 2pm
  • Tuesdays & Thursdays: 2pm – 6pm
  • Saturdays: 10am – 2pm

Once holds are placed and requested items are available, Library staff will contact patrons to schedule a contact-free pickup at Pequot Library’s front steps.


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Express Library Services

Starting September 14th, we are pleased to offer Express Library services during the following hours:

  • Mondays: 3pm – 6pm
  • Wednesdays: 3pm – 6pm
  • Fridays: 3pm – 5pm
  • Saturdays: 2pm – 4pm

Express Library Services:

  • Up to 10 patrons at a time will be welcomed to use the library for up to 20 minutes at a time.
  • The Reading Room will be open for browsing and in-person hold pickups.
  • The computers and printer will be available on a first come, first served basis. The copier will not be available for public use.
  • The Perkin Gallery will be open for perusal of the Special Collections exhibition Riot, Sedition, Insurrection: Media and the Road to the Revolutionary War
  • The Children’s Room will be open for limited browsing during the following hours:
  • All other spaces will remain closed.
  • Masks and physical distancing will be required at all times.

Patrons will be given a copy of the Pequot Pledge upon arrival and asked to follow the above guidelines.


Standard Hours

Monday – Friday:
10:00 a.m.– 6:00 p.m.

September (after Labor Day) – June: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
July – August: 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

September (after Labor Day) – June: 12:00 – 4:00 p.m.
July – September (before Labor Day): Closed

Phone: (203) 259-0346

2020 & 2021 Holidays and Closings

In the event of temporary closings because of inclement weather or an emergency, such as loss of power due to a storm, Pequot Library will post information and updates on the website homepage alert and on social media.

New Year’s Day:
Wednesday, January 1
Martin Luther King Jr. Day:
Monday, January 20
Presidents’ Day:
Monday, February 17
Good Friday:
Friday, April 10
Sunday, April 12
Memorial Day:
Monday, May 25
Independence Day:
Saturday, July 4
Labor Day:
Monday, September 7
Columbus Day:
Monday, October 12
Veterans Day:
Wednesday, November 11
Thursday, November 26
Day after Thanksgiving:
Friday, November 27
Christmas Eve:
Thursday, December 24
Friday, December 25

New Year’s Day:
Friday, January 1
Martin Luther King Jr. Day: Monday, January 18
Presidents’ Day: Monday, February 15
Good Friday: Friday, April 2
Easter: Sunday, April 4
Memorial Day: Monday, May 31
Independence Day: Sunday, July 4 and Monday, July 5
Labor Day: Monday, September 6
Columbus Day: Monday, October 11
Veterans Day: Thursday, November 11
Thanksgiving: Thursday, November 25
Day after Thanksgiving: Friday, November 26
Christmas Eve: Friday, December 24
Christmas: Saturday, December 25


Pequot Library is wheelchair accessible in all areas except the Stacks, Mezzanine, and the lower level. Circulation Desk staff will offer assistance and retrieve books. Accessible parking and the wheelchair ramp are in the rear of the Library. Please ask at the Circulation Desk or call us at (203) 259-0346 ext. 115 if you have any questions.


From I-95 North

Exit 19. Right onto Center Street. Right onto Pequot Avenue. Parking is available behind the Library.

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From I-95 South

Exit 19. Left onto Center Street. Right onto Pequot Avenue. Parking is available behind the Library.

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By Train

Pequot Library is located less than a half mile from the Metro-North Railroad Southport station for the New Haven Line.

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