the historic Seelye room featuring a Victorian era red loveseat, arm chairs, and coffee table with bookshelves lining the exterior walls
October 8, 2013 By Technology Bethel Off

The Seelye Family Local History Room is now open!

Seelye Family Local History Room

Library renovations in the Seelye House are complete and the Seelye Family Local History Room is now open to the public.

The purpose of the Seelye Family Local History Room at the Bethel Public Library is to make available for public research resources on the social, economic, natural, and genealogic history, as well as community and governmental information pertaining to Bethel, Connecticut and its immediate environs, as well as Fairfield County and the State of Connecticut as they pertain to Bethel. The Local History Room is for quiet study, local history research, genealogical research, and small meetings and programs as deemed appropriate by the Library Director and/or the Bethel Public Library Board of Directors.


Monday: 12-8
Tuesday: 12-3
Wednesday: 3-8
Friday: 10-3
Saturday: 10-2

Please review Local History Room Usage Procedure and Local History Room Policy for more information about using the room and it’s materials.