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Katharine Brush Library

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The Katharine Brush Library’s mission is to provide comprehensive, patron-centered services, facilities and collections in a comfortable, inclusive environment. By supporting the community’s research needs and teaching a comprehensive, patron-centered information literacy curriculum, library faculty and staff advance the School’s mission to prepare students for higher education and lifelong learning. Through its emphasis on cultivating critical thinking skills and a life of intellectual inquiry, the Library upholds the Loomis Chaffee School’s charge to inspire in students “a commitment to the best self and the common good.”

The library provides access to:

  • 33,000 books
  • 170,000 ebooks
  • 30,000 periodicals and scholarly journals
  • 1,300 academic and popular DVDs
  • 3 major print newspapers, with access to over 200 online
  • 50+ subscription databases
  • 15 Library iPads

PeliCAT

Search the online library catalog PeliCAT

PeliCAT is the online catalog of the Katharine Brush Library. Patrons can search PeliCAT by keyword, title, author, subject, location, and call number. Books, eBooks, and DVDs are searchable in PeliCAT. In addition, patrons can log into their account to view checkouts, renew items, and place holds. See library staff to set your password.

Interlibrary Loan—The Loomis Chaffee community has the ability to request items via interlibrary loan from other libraries. Patrons can search other library holdings through WorldCat. Please fill out the corresponding form for your request:

Ask a Librarian

Ask a Librarian

If you need help, please contact the library by email, phone, or visit us during regular library hours.

Email
Email with questions or to set up an appointment. You will receive a response within 24 hours.

Phone
You can call us during library hours: 860-687-6286.

Walk-in
You can visit us during regular library hours.

Monday–Thursday

8:00 am – 9:40 pm

Friday

8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Saturday

10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Sunday

3:00 pm – 9:40 pm

Hours

Library Hours

 Monday–Thursday

8:00 am – 9:40 pm

 Friday

8:00 am – 5:00 pm

 Saturday

10:00 am – 4:00 pm

 Sunday

3:00 pm – 9:40 pm


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