We are now open to the public.  For more information click here.

“Shelf To You” pick-up service is still available.  Click here for more details.

The PLNL is seeking forward-thinking librarians for its Children’s Department. Full-time and part-time positions are available. Apply here.

Adult Summer Reading 2020 Letters to New London Youth Summer Reading 2020 Census

Adult Summer Reading 2020

We invite you to participate in Adult Summer Reading this year and win prizes from the comfort of your home!

Letters to New London

Help us document the pandemic by sharing your story with us. Click here to answer a few brief questions about what you miss about your community and life before quarantine.

Youth Summer Reading

This year our theme is Imagine Your Story!

You can sign up at Read Squared to be entered into our raffle to win some awesome prizes!

2020 Census

The 2020 Census counts every person living in the United States and five U.S. territories. In mid-March, homes across the country began receiving invitations to complete the 2020 Census.

We are re-opening our doors!

Starting Monday, July 13, 2020 we will be opening our doors.  Our hours for July will be Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays 10:00am – 4:00pm; Tuesdays and Thursdays 12:00pm – 6:00pm & Saturdays 10:00am -1:00pm.  “Shelf to You” pick up services will still be available.  Click title for more info.

Curbside Printing

We’re happy to announce our Curbside Print service beginning Monday, June 15th!  There are 2 ways to send your print to us:  Through email or by visiting Princh and using code 101728.  Click on title for more info.

Shelf To You Pick Up Service

There are 2 ways to request items:  1.  Visit www.plnl.org/Shelf2U and fill out the online form.  2. Call the library at 860-447-1411 x 101 and provide the title and author.  We will call you and set up a pick up time.
Our hours at moment are Mondays, Wednesdays, Friday 10:00am – 4:00pm,  Tuesdays , Thursdays 12:00pm – 6:00pm & Saturdays 10:00am-1:00pm.  Call us if you have any questions.


Kanopy @ the library

Use your library card to stream movies at home with Kanopy!  Visit www.plnl.kanopy.com/ to log in, and use your email address to create a free account.

Search for Nonprofit Grants from Home!

With more than 2,000 nonprofit businesses in New London, Foundation Directory Online is a very popular resource at our library. Click here to learn how to search for grants at home.


Click here for more information on Covid-19.