• Computer Appointments: Reserve an appointment time to use a library computer.

Library Services Update

How We’re Serving You with Safety in Mind

Visiting the Library
A limited number of people are permitted to enter the building to access the collections, copiers and scan/fax equipment, and seek help from our staff. Meetings, onsite programs, and interactive play areas remain suspended. If you are feeling ill, please do not come to the Library.

While on library property, you must practice social distancing and proper use of a face mask covering both the nose and mouth at all times (our policy).

Open Access Hours:

  • Monday-Friday: 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. & 2:00 – 7:00 p.m. (closed 12:30 – 2:00 p.m. for deep cleaning)
  • Saturday: 9:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.


Borrowing & Returning Items
You are welcome to enter the building during our open access hours to pick up items.

Wallingford residents may also use the following services:

Items may be returned to the outdoor book drop anytime! Please return items promptly so that others may enjoy them.


Using Computers
One-hour appointments for computer use may be scheduled online or by phone at (203)265-6754. You may book one appointment per day.

For short-term use (15 minutes or less), we have 2 Express computers available without an appointment on a first-come, first-served basis.


Virtual Programming for All Ages
Check out our calendar to see what’s going on!

Wallingford Public Library Association Annual Meeting

Monday, October 26th at 7 p.m. on Zoom
Open to the public

Join us as we celebrate our 140th year! Virtual festivities will include a brief business meeting, the induction of Wallingford’s new Poet Laureate Debora Kuan, and the A to Zs of the Wallingford Public Library.

This event is open to the public. Instructions on how to participate are below. The event will also be streamed live to Facebook. If you would like to receive documents pertaining to the business meeting, you can register here.


  • To join on your computer or mobile device, click: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85677979970
  • To join via phone, dial (929)-205-6099. When prompted, enter the following Meeting ID: 856 7797 9970.

Make Your Voice Heard in 2020

voting flowchart
I Want To Vote flowchart

Whether you’re a new voter or a seasoned one, voting in 2020 is going to be a novel experience. That’s why we’ve put together a simple guide to show you exactly how to make your voice heard.

As always, library staff are available to provide voter forms, resources, and answer your questions about the voting process. Just call (203)265-6754 or visit the Main Library … and of course, VOTE!

Write a Letter to the Library: Be a Part of Our COVID-19 Archival Project

Letters to the Library logoIt can be easy to think of history as the past. However, the COVID-19 pandemic has made it clear that history happens every day. This is why we have launched an archival project called Letters to the Library, where we are gathering and sharing community members’ responses about this historic time. We need your help with this project! You could even win a gift card to the Wallingford business of your choice. Learn more…