Old Lyme Phoebe Griffin Noyes Library

2 Library Lane
Old Lyme, CT 06371


The mission of the library is to serve as a center of information for the Old Lyme community and to foster the cultural enhancement and development of an informed and knowledgeable community of Old Lyme inhabitants. In pursuit of this mission the Library will:

Assemble, organize preserve and administer collections of books and other educational and recreational materials and resources.

Provide free and convenient access to these collections further enhanced by a trained professional and support staff.

Actively encourage the use of library resources, services and programs by all Old Lyme residents and property owners.


The Library is a private library association that serves as the public library for the town of Old Lyme. Our building is an historic landmark. It is a gathering  place for all our patrons. We provide traditional reading materials and educational resources, as well as the latest in popular books and movies. We stay current with technology trends both in access and formats such as downloadable audio books and ebooks.

Our goals are to meet the changing needs of our community, support education at every age, and be a community hub where discussions, lectures, movies, music, meetings, story times and many other activities bring us together to share ideas, be enlightened and entertained.

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