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Book a Librarian

The Silas Bronson Library offers in-depth research, technology, and online assistance for all our patrons. You do not need a library card for this assistance, but we can help you get a card for free! 

Request a one-on-one meeting for up to one hour with a librarian. Call 203-574-8225, email bronsonlibrary@waterburyct.org, or use the form below.

We will respond to your request within three business days.

Some of the areas we can help with include:

  • Computer use
  • Internet instruction
  • Resume/job search
  • Homework and research assistance
  • Local history and genealogy research
  • Connecting with community and social service resources
  • Assistance with the library’s digital collections
  • Business and financial data
  • Limited legal research
  • Finding health and wellness information

This service is designed to be instructional – we provide the tools necessary for you to complete your project.


What do I need to schedule an appointment with a librarian?

You must either fill out the application below or give us a call at 203-574-8225 to schedule an appointment. You can also request an appointment by email. Our email is bronsonlibrary@waterburyct.org.


I've submitted an appointment request online. Do I just show up for the date I selected?

No. Once you submit your appointment request, our staff will respond to it within three business days. They will contact you to make an appointment. We will do our best to accommodate preferred days and times, however due to staff availability your requested time may not be available.


I have a conflict with my scheduled appointment. What do I do?

Life happens and we understand that.  Please contact us at 203-574-8225 as soon as possible to cancel or reschedule.  


Ready? Fill out the application below!

Book a Librarian Appointment Request