Russell Library

Our friendly, knowledgeable staff will introduce you to countless valuable resources for all ages and interests. In addition to books, magazines, and newspapers, we have:

  • Audio books
  • DVDs
  • Large foreign language audio and movie collection
  • Music on CD-from classical to contemporary
Russell Library Building

The Library also offers downloadable books, magazines, music and videos. 


Children, teens, and adults can enjoy a wide variety of events such as concerts, theatrical performances, film series, author talks and story times. 


We offer:

  • Access to high speed internet
  • Assistive technologies for the visually-impaired
  • Comprehensive reference services
  • Outreach programs for older citizens
  • Wireless service

If you need help with your job search, the Library sponsors career workshops and practice interviews. Passes are available to more than 20 museums and parks throughout the state, including the Peabody Museum, Kidcity and Mystic Seaport. Explore our unique collection of local history and genealogy in the Middletown Room, or reserve a room for your club’s next meeting. Visit our website for more information.

The Godfrey Memorial Library

Trace your family ancestry at the Godfrey Memorial Library! Thousands of resources from across the U.S. are available both in the library and through our online access. We have staff and volunteers who specialize in genealogy ready to help with your research. As a Family History Library Affiliate we provide access to records a wide variety of records dating back to colonial times and from around the world. 

The Godfrey Memorial Library