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COVID-19 update: Easily find e-books, audiobooks, comic books, music, TV series and movies for all ages! Below are some great resources that are available with your New Canaan Library card. To submit a request/renewal please fill out the form located page.

HOW TO: Use The Digital Library

Watch a brief tutorial with Reference Librarian, Sam Connell, and learn how to get started reading eBooks, eAudiobooks, and eMagazines from our Digital Library.


eBook & Audiobook  | Catalog

Borrowing popular e-books, audiobooks, children’s books, comic books, cookbooks, magazines and more on your laptop or mobile device. Use your New Canaan Library Card when creating an account to login. HIGHLIGHTS: 12,000+ ebooks, 3,000+ audiobooks, 2,500+ magazines, 10,000+ comic books.  Unlimited borrowing for Kids! TAKEAWAY: Something for everyone!

Newspapers & Magazines | Catalog

Stay up-to-date on the latest news with the New York Times or check articles out archived articles of The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, Hartford Courant and more! New Canaan residents, use your Library card number to login.


Movies, Television & Music | Catalog

Watch your favorite movie/television series or find a new favorite among 40,000 offerings. New Canaan residents, use your Library card number to login. Hoopla and Kanopy can be streamed on your mobile device or television.



The Digital Library platforms are provided to New Canaan residents as well as those who work in New Canaan. If you live outside New Canaan – please check your local library to access digital content.  To learn more about the Digital Library CLICK HERE.

You may also Email us with the following information and we will create | renew your card.

  • a) a copy of your Connecticut Driver’s license showing your New Canaan address,
    b) OR a photo ID (e.g.: passport) along with a utility/other bill sent to you at your New Canaan address
  • Phone number
  • Email address
  • If card is for a minor (under 18 years old) please include parent/guardian information and library card number. Photo IDs are not required for minors.


Ongoing – every Wednesday – Digital Library Live Demo 

    • Learn more Join a Zoom video call to learn from librarians, Samantha Connell and Kayla Del Biondo, about our digital newspaper offerings, language-learning platforms, e-reading solutions, and more in this interactive demo.

Ongoing – Book-a-Librarian

    • Learn more Do you have in-depth research questions or need advanced tech help? Book-A-Librarian is available to you by phone or video conference call during the Library’s closure! We are here to help with questions including: reading recommendations, research questions and Technology –  How to use the Digital Library.