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Transportation and Travel, and Information

Other Services

Stamford Senior Center -AARP  -Administration on Aging
 -Benefits Check Up
 -Eldercare Locator
 -Meals on Wheels 
 -National Council on the Aging
 -Senior Living Map  
 -SeniorNet    -Family Caregiver Alliance

Senior Communities near Stamford, CT -Rated by residents and their families

American Advisors Group - Senior Resources


Contact Us By Phone: 203-351-8221/8222

Visiting the Library in Person?

Magnifying glasses, pencil grippers and other assistive aids are available at Library public service desks.

Large Type books

 The Main Library has a collection of several thousand large type books.  Come in and browse, or call 351-8231 for assistance.

Audio Books

 Contemporary best-sellers and classic books are available on compact disc and pre-loaded MP3 players, called Playaways at the Main Library and Branches.  For those with a home computer or hand-held device, downloadable audio books are also available through the Library's website.


Popular feature films, documentaries, and classic movies are available on DVD at the Main Library and Branches.  A small but growing collection of Blu-Ray DVDs is also available.

Book Discussions To Go

Library staff will be happy to prepare a kit for the next meeting of your book group.  For information, call 351-8220 or click here for request form.

Dial-a-Book Service

The Ferguson Library mails books to homebound residents of Stamford for an extended six week period. Call the Dial-a-Book librarian at 351-8237.

Take a Computer Class

Regular classes on Internet, email, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, resume building and more are offered at the Main Library and Bennett Branch.  Some are offered in Spanish.  See our current schedule.


Reserve up to one hour with a professional librarian for any kind of information, research, or technology assistance.   Service is available at the Main Library, Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.  For an appointment, call 351-8221 or 351-8222, or email


The Ferguson Library’s traveling branch, visiting neighborhoods throughout Stamford. See the Bookmobile schedule.

Connecticut State Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped

For Connecticut residents unable to read conventional books because of disability, the State Library provides free Braille books and magazines, audio books, and players.  Information and an application form are available through the State Library website.

The material provided on the Ferguson Library Senior Web page is for informational purposes only. No business or other relationship exists between the Library and the sponsors of these sites or the providers of these services. Moreover, the Ferguson Library does not endorse any of the sites or services mentioned on the senior webpage.