The Library provides four public access computers for patron use. The Internet and word processing capabilities are provided through thesecomputers. Computer generated printouts are ten cents per page;ten free copies are provided for K-12 students, for educational use only.
Copy service is available for the public. A modest fee of ten cents per page is charged for adults; ten free copies are provided for K-12 students, for educational use only. Additional fees include: twenty cents for double-sided copies and twenty cents for 11 X 17 copies.
FAX service is available for the public. Patrons can both send and receive FAX transmissions. Fees are charged for this service. The Library’s FAX number is (860) 487-4438.
Book Drop – Thanks to a donation in 2003 by The Friends of the Babcock Library, a Book Drop is provided for patron convenience at the entrance to the Town Hall. It is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, all year round. Any item can be returned in the book drop, including non-print material.
The Babcock Library makes a monthly visit to the Pompey Hollow Senior Housing complex. During these visits, residents may exchange items for extended check-out periods. Visits are held the first Friday of every month in the Community Room. Call the Library for schedule changes at (860) 487-4420.
Museum Passes –
Passes are available for discounted admissions to the Mystic Aquariumin Mystic; the Wadsworth Atheneum in Hartford; and the Roger Williams ParkZoo in Providence. Discounts and loan periods vary; some passes mayrequire a refundable deposit. Passes may be booked inadvance by calling the Library at (860) 487-4420.
Daypacks, for both adults and children, are available to Library cardholders. Daypacks are sturdy backpacks filled with essentials for hiking, biking,birding, or daytripping. Daypacks are loaned free of charge for a periodof seven days. Daypacks may be booked in advance by calling the Library at (860) 487-4420.