Come and use our computers and internet for free with or without a library card! Connect to our public WiFi, SFL Guest, throughout the building and in the surrounding park.


We have laptop computers for use in the library building. The adult computers are on the main level of the Library—simply request a laptop at the front desk for half an hour increments. If there’s no queue, continue your session.

TEENS (AGES 12-18)

Teens, find your computers in the Teen Room, located on the lower level of the library.


After COVID, we will have AWE computers, which are loaded with fun, interactive and educational activities in math, science, social studies, geography, reading, writing, art, and music among others. Find the children’s computers on the lower level of the library.


Connect to our public WiFi—SFL Guest— throughout the building and in the surrounding park.

Our hotspot lending program is a free service that allows cardholders to check out a mobile hotspot device and connect to the internet from almost anywhere! Frequently Asked Questions


We subscribe to several newspapers and keep a two week archive of issues. Come by the library to read the following:

  • The Day
  • New York Review of Books
  • The New York Times
  • The Wall Street Journal
  • The Sun



A public copier is located in the front lobby. Black and white copies cost .15¢ per page. Color copies cost .25¢ per page. If you need assistance we are always happy to help.


We offer local and long distance, outgoing and incoming faxing. International faxing is not available. Our fax machine is located behind the front desk and staff will assist in the faxing process.

Faxing fees –

  • Local and Long Distance – $1 per page
  • Incoming and Toll Free – .50¢ per page

Print from our devices or yours! See directions for printing wirelessly from your device below. Pick up and pay for printouts at the front desk. Need assistance? Visit us at the front desk.

Printing Cost: 25¢/page.
Children and Teens: Homework and school materials print free of charge.

To print wirelessly from your own device:
1. Connect to our WiFi – SFL Guest (no password)
2. Select HP Color Laser Jet as the printer
3. Pick up and pay for your printouts behind the front desk (.25¢ per page)


We offer scanning from our printer in the front lobby. Scanning to a USB, email and our public laptops is available. There is no charge for scanning services.



If you are a member of a local book group, you can register with the Library to request multiple copies of books for your members. For more information, or to register, call or email us.

We also run two monthly book groups, one in the afternoon, one in the evening.  Email Ivy for more information.


Together, the Stonington Free Library and the Stonington Historical Society’s Woolworth Library at the Palmer House, have a collection of materials on the history of Stonington. Some of these materials, including the Hale Collection of graveyard records, can be found at SFL. We can assist you in searching the greater collection or refer you to the Stonington Historical Society for further information (genealogical research, etc.).

The Mystic River Historical Society is pleased to announce that many of the Society’s archives can now be accessed directly online.


Please call museums ahead of time to verify when they are open.

Explore new exhibits or revisit favorites for free or reduced admission with museum passes from the Library! Passes can be checked out by cardholders for two days.