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Babcock Library Services

Public Access Computers –
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.

Copier –
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.

Senior HousingVisits 
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 –
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.