Connecticut’s Libraries have been closed to the public since Covid-19 impacted Connecticut and Governor Lamont issued the “Stay Safe, Stay Home” Executive Order. Phase 2 on June 17 allows libraries that can implement our state’s safety guidelines to reopen. Some may continue curbside services until they can reorganize, and others will open only their libraries.  To find a library use Connecticut Library Consortium search tool.

For outdoor adventure Connecticut again offers No Child Left Inside® Library Pass in 2020 to visit CT State Parks Centers and Historic Buildings. This day pass, valid from January 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020, waives entrance fees for the center or historic building for two adults and  4 children ages 12 and under.  This CT State Parks Centers and Historic Buildings Day Passes cannot be used for camping or special events. Typically this is at the main library branch for each Connecticut town so in these different times call to ask your local library about the pass — they should be able to sign it out to you curbside so you can enjoy Connecticut’s many natural wonders!

FYI Connecticut residents in a Connecticut registered vehicle are no longer required to pay a parking fees at state parks and forests.  However, there are still entrance fees to the museums and historical buildings at Dinosaur State Park in Rocky Hill, Gillette Castle State Park in East Haddam and Fort Trumbull State Park and Visitor Center in New London.

Learn more about No Child Left Inside® online.