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About Us

Mission Statement
The Silas Bronson Library provides free public access in order to foster ideas, to promote education, to disseminate general information and to make a positive contribution to the cultural heritage of Waterbury and its environs, serving as the focal point for the enrichment of the community.

Contact Us
Silas Bronson Library
267 Grand St.
Waterbury, CT 06702

Administration Office (203) 574-8222
Fax (203) 574-8055
Adult and Information Services (AIS) (203) 574-8225
Circulation (Circ) (203) 574-8206
Youth Services Division (YSD) (203) 574-8213
Bunker Hill Branch (203) 574-8240
TTY/TDD (203) 574-8226


Library Administrative Staff

Raechel Guest, Director
rguest@waterburyct.org
(203) 574-8222

Gary Bach, Circulation Services 
gbach@waterburyct.org
(203) 574-8248

Clivel Charlton, Youth Services 
ccharlton@waterburyct.org
(203) 574-8213

Clivel Charlton, Adult and Information Services 
ccharlton@waterburyct.org 
(203) 574-8206

Margaret Keating, Bunker Hill Branch Manager
mkeating@waterburyct.org
(203) 574-8240

Michael Tierney, Mobile Branch Manager 
mtierney@waterburyct.org
(203) 574-8206

Christine Rinaldi, Cataloging Services 
cruocco@waterburyct.org
(203) 574-8218

 



Accessibility  

 

Both the main library and the Bunker Hill Branch Library have ramp access to the building and limited handicapped parking spaces. The main library has one passenger elevator providing access to all three floors. The branch library has only one floor.

 

Library resources include: 

  • Hand-held magnifying lens

  • Optelec ClearView 500 magnifier

  • Large print books

  • Readers Digest Large Print Edition

  • Audiobooks on CD and online

  • Ebooks

  • Newsletter available online

  • DVDs with closed captioning

  • Assistance with using computers

  • Email reference assistance

  • Captioning on all Zoom programs

  • Home Delivery Service

 

For more information, call 203-574-8225 or email bronsonlibrary@waterburyct.org