Using the Library

Library Cards - Find out how you can obtain a library card.

Loan Periods and Fines - Length of time items can be checked out, and overdue fees for late returns

Reserve/Renew Online - You can renew and reserve library items from your home computer. Learn how with these instructions.

Email Alerts - Can't remember when your items are due? Sign up for email alerts.

Interlibrary Loan - If the Hamden Public Library does not own a particular book you were looking for, you can try borrowing it from another Connecticut library.

Public Computers - The library provides computers for public use.