The Library will make every attempt to remain open on days when schools are closed due to snow storms. We will close, however, If it is difficult to clear the bridge and sidewalk, or if staff is not available. Closings will be posted on local radio and television stations.
- Free to Wilton residents or taxpayer
- Proof of residency required (tax bill, utility
bill, hunting/fishing license, driver's license, car registration).
This must show physical (street) address.
- Children under 18 must have parent/guardian
- Proof of town residency (same as above).
- Out of town fee is $20.00 per year.
- Wilton school children who are
non-residents pay no fee.
|Notify the library of change
of address or telephone as soon as possible.
|Please present your library
card when checking out materials.
Materials are loaned for two weeks. Videos/DVDs are
loaned for one week. New patrons may borrow two items until a regular
borrowing and return pattern is established. Overdue notices are sent
after two weeks. Bills covering purchase price of materials are sent after
two months. Restitution must be made for lost or damaged material or
destruction of library property.
Materials may be renewed by phone or in person for another
loan period unless materials are on reserve. Any library book or material
which is in circulation may be reserved for you. Videos may not be
A return box is provided near the steps of the library for
returning materials. Both current and overdue material may be returned in
the box when the library is closed. CDs and DVDs must be returned to the front
Acceptable Use Policy
An Acceptable Use Policy must be signed by parents
and children for use of public access computers. Public access computers
are not filtered. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult when
using the computer.
For the complete Acceptable Use Policy, see the General Guidelines for Public Access Computer Use and
Wireless Network Use.
Gifts and Donations
Gifts of books and materials are accepted for use
at the discretion of the library staff. (Materials not used in the
library are put into our annual book sale.) Examples of donations
we receive are: hard cover and paperback books, videos, magazines, and
jigsaw puzzles. Our limited budget makes all donated materials very welcome. We can place a special label on the
material identifying the donor or "In memory of..." as you wish.
The Wilton Free Public Library Association and the Board of Trustees
welcome memorial and endowment donations and other arrangements to
insure the future of our library. Contact any Trustee or the
Library Director to discuss your contribution.
We conduct a yearly fund raising drive mailed to our patrons which is an
important resource for us.
Other library policies
Young children using the library facility must be supervised at all times by
a parent or an adult other than library personnel.
Proper personal conduct is expected in the library.
Seeing-eye and hearing service dogs are the only animals allowed in the library.
All areas of the library are designated non-smoking.
No cell phone use in the library, please.