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Programs & Services

Visiting Books, Dial-A-Book Service, Library Tours, and Book Discussions to Go


The Visiting Books Collection
is available to nursing homes, assisted living facilities and senior housing associations.  The Library provides a drop collection of books, talking books and videos to area groups on a monthly basis. For more information please call 203 351-8290.


Dial-A-Book Service
is available for Stamford residents who are unable to leave home. We mail out books for extended loan periods and include a return mailing envelope. To request this service please contact the Dial-A-Book Librarian at 203 351-8225. 


Library Tours
We provide library tours for organized educational groups such as Adult Continuing Education ESL students, and Literacy Volunteers.Tours must be scheduled and confirmed in advance. Please contact Yelena Klompus at 203 351-8228, or e-mail your request to  Please provide alternate dates, so we can accommodate your needs. Tours are available in English, Spanish, French or Russian upon request.


Book Discussions To Go

Ferguson Library staff will be happy to prepare a kit for your next book group meeting. We provide a multi-copy set of paperbacks from the Library’s book discussion collection, along with a discussion guide that includes suggested questions and background information on the book and author. Each kit circulates for eight weeks, and may be picked up and returned at the Main Library or at any of our branches. Please call 203 351-8231 for information.

Don't need an entire kit but would like a copy of one of our book discussion guides? For selected titles, the Library also circulates the guides separately. Each guide may be borrowed for three weeks and can be renewed twice.  To request a particular guide, please call 203-351-8231.