Using the Library

Location & Contact

Memorial Library

2407 Main Street
Glastonbury, CT 06033





Mon, Tue, & Thu 9 am - 9 pm
Wed 12 pm - 9 pm
Fri & Sat 9 am - 5 pm 
Sun 1 pm - 5 pm

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Using the Library

Library shelves

The Welles‐Turner Memorial Library offers a variety of programs and services to help inform, educate and enrich the community.

Search the Catalog accesses the library’s online public access catalog as well as the catalogs of other Library Connection libraries.

Loans and Fines provides loan period for the different items in the collection as well as fees should any of them be returned late.

Library Use Policies provides guidelines for using the library successfully, including information on how to get a library card.

Computers, Copiers, Faxes offers information of using the library’s public access computers, as well as the public copy machines and fax.

Reserving Rooms gives information for reserving the Friends Room (seats 90 people), as well as the individual study rooms.

Exam Proctoring is available through the library. Exams are proctored by the Reference Staff during regular library hours Monday through Saturday subject to staff availability. Exams must be finished one hour before the library closes for the day. The fee, effective July 1, 2017, is $25.00 per exam, payable prior to the start of the exam. The Library accepts cash or check payable to “Welles-Turner Memorial Library.” For guidelines, PDFclick here.

Suggest a Purchase for the library by completing this form.

Museum Passes contains information, including loan periods, for a selection of museum passes.

Map of Library PDF to help you locate services and materials.


Notary Services

Notary services are available Monday through Saturday subject to staff availability. This service concludes thirty minutes prior to closing each day. Calling ahead of your trip is strongly encouraged to ensure a notary is staffed that day.

The individual who requires the notarization and is signing the document must appear in person before the Notary. Two signed forms of identification must be presented to have a document notarized:
1. Photo ID (driver's license, passport, etc.) - Current/valid only. Does NOT have an Expired Date.
2. Credit card, bank card, or library card that meets the following criteria:
- Signed by owner (prior to presenting to notary)
- Does NOT have an Expired Date
- Name imprinted on card must match the name on the photo ID

The individual should also bring the fee of $5.00 per notary signature. This can be accepted in cash (please bring exact change) or by check payable to "Welles-Turner Memorial Library."

Documents we CANNOT Notarize:
- Wills, I-9 documents, or "end of life' documents (e.g. living will or healthcare agent)
- Documents related to citizenry and/or immigration status
- Vital records
- Documents written in a foreign language
- Statements attesting to an individual's competency
- Real estate documents

Community members can also access Notary Public services at town hall, banks, mailing services, and in some cases, attorneys' and accountants' offices.