Although our doors are closed, we hope to provide you with library service as best as we can during these unsettling times.
  • We will be at the Library from 2-4 on Tuesdays through Fridays to answer your phone calls at 860-435-2838.
  • Please call us for help with your account, help using streaming services or to reserve an item or to ask questions.
  • We can also be reached via email at scovlibn@biblio.org
  • Due dates are extended through May 1.
  • As always, we have no late fees.
  • Updates will be available on our website under news and via social media.
  • We hope to have some of our programs available through Zoom, a free teleconferencing service.
  • Our wifi (no password) can be accessed from anywhere near the exterior of the building.
In the meantime, I will be updating our links related to COVID 19 on Medical Information on the Internet which is under the helpful links menu on our website.

Home Delivery & Curbside Pickup

You may reserve any item listed in our catalog. Interlibrary loan is not available. You may also ask us to select items for you, just give us some hints about what you like and how many items you want.
As requests become available, we will contact you to arrange for delivery to an exterior location at your home or curbside pickup. Curbside pickup will be available from 2-4 Tuesday through Friday or by appointment. Please return items in the bookdrop

Free Online Newspapers

NEW YORK TIMES
If you don’t have a nytimes.com login, create one.
Copy and past this link into your browser.
You will receive a code via email. Click on REDEEM and you will be given a pass for 72 hours of unlimited access to nytimes.com. You may continue to get more passes as you choose.
If you currently have home delivery of The New York Times or a current paid digital subscription, you are ineligible for free access.
MANY THANKS TO THE FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY FOR THIS WONDERFUL GIFT TO OUR CARDHOLDERS.

RESEARCHIT

Click Here  for magazines and newspapers plus many more resource, including downloadable eAudios and eBooks.

Streaming Services – SML Cardholders Only

Acorn TV is made possible for libraries through RBDigital. To get started, visit RB Digitalregister with your library card and create a username and password. Then, click on Acorn TV to get your pass for 7 days of unlimited viewing.
To activate the pass, click on any title and click checkout. You will be prompted to go to the Acorn TV website which is where you will actually borrow something to watch.  You will need to register and login at the Acorn TV site as well.  You will receive a welcome email from Acorn TV when your pass is activated.
Once you have your pass, you can go directly to Acorn TV  and login. After the pass expires, you will have to get a new one from RB Digital. We understand that this is complicated but we don’t make the rules. We are happy to help get you started; just give us a call.
Hoopla
Start using Hoopla today to begin borrowing free digital video, music and audiobooks with your Scoville Library card. Every title you see is available for checkout. Apps available for most smartphones, smart TVs and tablets. Limit 10 checkouts per month.
Kanopy
Kanopy showcases more than 30,000 of the world’s best films, including award-winning documentaries, rare and hard-to-find titles, film festival favorites, indie and classic films, and world cinema. Also included are Great Courses and Kanopy Kids. to Limit 10 per month. Great Courses checkouts are for 30 days of access without checkout.
Kanopy Kids passes are unlimited access to quality educational content like Sesame Street, Arthur, as well as language learning series. Click on Kanopy Kids from the top menu bar.
In response to COVID 19, Kanopy has create a collection with unlimited borrowing at no to cost to the Library, incredible. Access that collection here
Films can be streamed from any computer, television, mobile device or platform by downloading the Kanopy app for iOS, Android, AppleTV, Chromecast or Roku.
Libby/Overdrive
A collection of ebooks and eaudios for all ages. Not all titles are available instantly. Sign in with your Scoville Library card for the best selection. Apps available for most smartphones and tablets. To get started click here
RB Digital
Scroll down past Acorn TV to see ebooks and eaudios. Not all titles are available instantly. Click here to get started. Apps available for most smartphones and tablets.