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Address - 243 Church Street, Naugatuck, CT 06770 Click here for directions
Contact Information - Tel: 203-729-4591, Fax: 203-723-1820
Hours - Sun: Closed, Mon: 12pm-6pm, Tues/Weds: 10am-8pm, Thurs: 10am-6pm, Fri: 10am-1pm, Sat: 10am-2pm.

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We are offering small local businesses and interested individuals the opportunity to become sponsors of our upcoming mini-golf fundraiser. All sponsorship will be publicized locally in print and electronically and sponsors names will feature on our golf scorecards on the day. if you'd like to find out more about becoming a sponsor, please give us a call for information before June 2. Thank you!

Don't forget that Duck Day tickets are for sale now at the library, and every ticket you buy benefits Whittemore!

We are delighted to announce that we were recently awarded a grant in the amount of $1,490 from Connecticut Community Foundation. The grant will support the purchase of toys for Bee Playful, our early childhood program that encourages children of six months and older to engage in pretend and social play, and develop gross motor skills.



Are you having trouble mastering computers, laptops, e-mail,

Facebook, online job applications or a device like an iPad or Android?

Whittemore Library is proud to be a recipient of a grant from the

Connecticut Community Foundation’s Lifelong

Libraries Pathways Initiative.


Syed Arshad, a seasoned IT professional with 35 years of technical

experience, can help you one-on-one on Mondays from 1:00 - 6:00 p.m. and Tuesdays from 4:00 - 8:00 p.m. Just bring in your particular gadget or your library card and ask for Syed at the Reference desk to get  started.


Friday, June 16, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. 

Are you ready for some bossa nova? Get your weekend off to a very cool start when we are joined by Isabella Mendes' Brazilian jazz trio (piano/bass/guitar) for a free indoor concert. Dancing encouraged! More details coming soon on some of the complementary beverages we plan to have for you. Add some heat to your summer right here. In the meantime check out more about Isabella at her site https://isabellamendes.com/

Meet our "Spotlight on Local Business" Business of the Month:

We're excited to announce our May "Spotlight" business of the month!

Balanced Body Chiropractic Center located at 223 Meadow Street provides superior health and balance through chiropractic and other wellness services such as nutrition, message, acupuncture, yoga, and more. 

Check in to the library to learn more about what Balanced Body does and can offer you. We've got class schedules, informational sessions, and a lot more coming up there.

Whittemore will showcase a different Connecticut-based hardworking, innovative, and creative business, professional, or artisan each month. Contact Kirk at the library to be an upcoming "Spotlight" star. 

Recent Announcements

  • Check here for the latest news about changes in library hours, services, and policies.
  • "Crafternoon" Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 2:45 p.m. Kids aged 3 - 10 - join Ms. Paris for a seasonal theme craft project. 
    Posted May 19, 2017, 11:04 AM by Whittemore Technology
  • Story Time TuesdayMay 23, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. Hear a great story for kids aged 2 & 3Registration required.
    Posted May 19, 2017, 5:38 AM by Whittemore Technology
  • 3rd Congressional District Constituent Service Do you need assistance with a federal agency on topics like Social Security, Medicare, immigration issues, federal student loans or others? Join us on Tuesday, May 23 (and the second and fourth Tuesdays of most months) from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. when Marilyn Cheyne from U.S. Representative Rosa DeLauro’s office will be on hand to provide one-on-one service to you. No appointment required. All conversations are free and confidential.
    Posted May 19, 2017, 5:37 AM by Whittemore Technology
  • Gentle Beginner's Yoga Want to get started in yoga but need the basics or think the moves may be too rough on you? No worries. The Gentle Beginner's Yoga group meets each Monday evening after the library closes at 6:00. Please arrive before 6:00. Paula Lantieri, RYT, leads the sessions. Interested? Bring a yoga mat if you are able and wear clothes suitable for exercise. A donation of $5 per session for the instructor is suggested. Next one is 5/22/17
    Posted May 19, 2017, 5:36 AM by Whittemore Technology
  • Assistance with New Opportunities Cinthia Ruiz-Alvarez from our friends at New Opportunities in Waterbury will be in on Mon 5/22 (and usually the last Monday of each month) from 2:00 - 4:00 to help you on a variety of topics. Need help filling out Social Security, Medicare, or energy assistance forms? Housing information and assistance? Info on educational and training opportunities? For these and other topics Cinthia can help you get started or point you in the right direction. All conversations are free and confidential. No appointment required. Can't make this time slot? We can put you in touch!
    Posted May 19, 2017, 5:35 AM by Whittemore Technology
  • Computer / Device Help for Older Adults Are you having trouble mastering computers, laptops, e-mail, Facebook, online job applications, or a device like an iPad or Android?We're a proud recipient of a grant from the Connecticut Community Foundation's Lifelong Libraries Pathways Initiative.Syed Arshad, a seasoned IT professional with 35 years of technical experience can help you one-on-one on Mondays from 1:00 - 6:00 and Tuesdays from 4:00 - 8:00.Just bring in your gadget or library card to get on one of our computers and we'll get you started with Syed. First come, first served!
    Posted May 19, 2017, 5:31 AM by Whittemore Technology
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