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Jefferson Branch Library
Jefferson Branch Library

140 Horseplain Rd.
New Britain, CT 06053
(860) 225-4700

Hours
Mon. - Tues. 9 am to 6 pm
Wed. - Thurs. 9 am to 5 pm
Fri. 9 am to 5 pm
Sat. - Sun. Closed

Getting Here

MapQuest directions from your door to ours

From Downtown New Britain: Go north on Corbin Avenue, past the Hospital for Special Care, and turn left into Horseplain Road. You will pass Jefferson Elementary School on your left. At the next stop sign, turn left onto Slater Road and turn left into the school parking lot. Library parking is available at the end of the school lot, in front of our entrance.

From I-84 West: Take Exit 37 for Fienemann Road and at the end of the ramp go right onto Fienemann. Take your second right onto Slater Road. Look for Jefferson School after the stop sign. The school will be on the left side. There is a bright yellow sign indicating the school and library entrance. The library is located at the front of the school.

From I-84 East: Take exit 37 for Fienemann Road and at the end of the ramp go right and take the first right onto Slater Road. Look for Jefferson School after the stop sign. The school will be on the left side. There is a bright yellow sign indicating the school and library entrance. The library is located at the front of the school.

Our Collection
The Jefferson Branch has a wide range of materials for all ages- children, teens, and adults. Our collection includes books, magazines, DVDs, CDs, and large print materials. We have small collections of children’s materials in Spanish and Arabic. We can obtain materials from the Main Library (if they are not checked out), or from other libraries in our network.

Our Programs
Special programs are announced on our calendar of events. We welcome your suggestions for programming that would interest you.

Other Services
We have 6 public access computers available. Users are limited to 120 minutes per day with a maximum of 60 minutes per session. You may reserve a computer with a valid library card. If you are a New Britain resident without a library card, we will be happy to issue you one with proof of residency. We also have a black and white photocopier. Copies are 10¢ each. We offer an outgoing fax service for local calls only. The fee is $1.00 per page.

Computer Usage Guidelines
Users are limited to 120 minutes per day, with a maximum of 60 minutes per session. This limit includes the time required for saving and printing files. Time may be extended if no one is waiting to use a computer.

Printing costs 15¢ per page for black and white printing, 15¢ per page for résumé paper, and 25¢ for color printing. Users may not bring their own paper.

It is recommended that users save their work to a flash drive. Any files saved to the hard drive will be erased. Flash drives are available for $10.00. Users are welcome to bring their own storage media.

Users may borrow headphones, Spanish keyboards, trackball mice, and external floppy drives at the staff desk.

You can find the current User Agreement here.

How do I...
> Get a library card? > Search the catalog? > Reserve materials? > Join a computer class? > Reserve a museum pass?
> Review my account? > Make a suggestion? > Renew materials? > Reserve a computer? > Request materials?