Cooling centers open across Connecticut

(WTNH) — Towns and cities across the state have opened cooling centers to help residents escape the 90 degree temperatures and high humidity for the rest of the week.

Cooling Centers:

  • Hartford (open until heat advisory ends)
    • North End Senior Center, 80 Coventry Street, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    • South End Wellness Center, 830 Maple Avenue, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    • Parkville Senior Center, 11 New Park Avenue, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
    • Hispanic Health Council, 175 Main Street, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
    • Hispanic Senior Center, 45 Wadsworth Street, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
    • Hartford Downtown Public Library, 500 Main Street, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
    • Albany Library Branch, 1250 Albany Avenue, 12:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
    • Barbour Branch, 281 Barbour Street, 12:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
    • Camp Field Branch, 30 Campfield Avenue, 12:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
    • Mark Twain Branch, 55 Forest Street, 12:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
    • Park Branch, 744 Park Street, 12:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
    • SANDS/Ropkins, 1750 Main Street, 12:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
    • Goodwin, 460 New Britain Avenue, 12:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
    • Blue Hills Branch, 649 Blue Hills Avenue, 12:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
  • Avon
    • Avon Senior Center, 635 West Avon Road
      • 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    • Avon Free Public Library, 281 Country Club Road
      • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday: 10 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
      • Wednesday: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
      • Friday: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
      • Saturday: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Bloomfield (open through Friday)
    • The Alvin & Beatrice Wood Human Services Center, 330 Park Avenue, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
    • Prosser Library, 1 Tunxis Avenue
      • Tuesday to Thursday: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
      • Friday: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    • McMahon Wintonbury Library, 1015 Blue Hills Avenue
      • Tuesday and Thursday: 1 p.m. to 8 p.m.
      • Wednesday and Friday: 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Bridgeport (open through Thursday)
    • Greater Bridgeport Transit station, 710 Water Street, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
    • Bridgeport Public Library, 925 Broad Street, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
    • Black Rock Branch, 2705 Fairfield Avenue, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
    • Newfield Branch, 1230 Stratford Avenue, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
    • North Branch, 3455 Madison Avenue, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
    • Old Mill Green Branch, 1677-81 East Main Street, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
    • East Side Senior Center, 1057 East Main Street, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
    • Eisenhower Senior Center, 307 Golden Hill Street, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    • The North End/Bethany Senior Center, 20 Thorme Street, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    • The Black Rock Senior Center, 2676 Fairfield Avenue, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Canton (open through Saturday)
    • Community Center
      • Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    • Canton Library
      • Monday through Thursday 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
      • Friday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
      • Saturday 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    • Town cooling centers have water faucets, but residents are asked to bring their own food. Please remember to also bring medications, emergency contact phone numbers, and any other items you may need during the day. Service dogs are always welcome.
  • Cheshire 
    • Cheshire Public Library, 104 Main Street, 9 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
    • Cheshire Senior Center, 240 Maple Avenue, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Danbury 
    • An air conditioned Hart Bus located in front of 198 Main Street
      • Open Wednesday and Thursday: 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
  • East Hartford
    • South End Senior Center, 70 Canterbury Street
      • Monday through Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
    • Wickham Library, 656 Burnside Avenue
      • Monday through Thursday: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
      • Friday and Saturday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    • Public Safety Complex, 31 School Street
      • 24/7
  • Enfield
    • Enfield Senior Center, 299 Elm St.
      • Normal business hours
    • Enfield Public Library, 104 Middle Rd.
    • Pearl Street Library at 759 Pearl St.
    • Enfield Police Department, 293 Elm St.
      • Available 24/7
  • Farmington
    • Community/Senior Center, 321 New Britain Avenue
      • Monday through Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.
      • Service animals welcome.
      • Bring food and beverages. Vending machines not available.
  • Mansfield
    • Mansfield Public Library, 54 Warrenville Road
      • Monday and Wednesday: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
      • Tuesday and Thursday: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
      • Friday and Saturday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    • Mansfield Community Center, 10 South Eagleville Road
      • Monday through Friday: 5:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.
      • Saturday: 6:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
      • Sunday: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Middletown
    • Middletown Russell Library, 123 Broad Street
      • Monday through Thursday: 9 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
      • Friday: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
      • Saturday: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    • Municipal Building Council Chambers, 245 deKoven Drive
      • Monday through Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
    • Middletown Police Department Lobby
      • 24/7
  • Newtown 
    • The Municipal Center, located at Fairfield Hills
      • Monday through Thursday: 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.
      • Friday: 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    • Cyrenius Booth Library, 25 Main Street
      • Monday through Thursday: 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
      • Friday: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
      • Saturday: 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    • Newtown Senior Center, 14 Riverside Road
      • Monday through Friday: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
    • Edmond Town Hall Theatre, 45 Main Street
      • $2 movies
      • Matinees at 1 p.m. and 4 pm
      • Evening shows times also
  • North Branford
    • Atwater Memorial Library (1720 Foxon Road) and Edward Smith Library (3 Old Post Road)
      • Monday through Thursday: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
      • Friday: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
      • Saturday: 9 a.m. to noon
  • Old Saybrook
    • Acton Library, 60 Old Boston Post Road
      • Monday through Thursday: 10 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
      • Friday and Saturday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    • Town Hall, 302 Main Street
      • Monday through Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
    • Old Saybrook Department of Police Services, 36 Lynde Street
      • 24/7
  • Plymouth 
    • Town Hall Community Room / Senior Lounge, 80 Main Street, Terryville
      • Wednesday through Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
      • Service dogs are allowed.
      • Free bottled water for consumption at the cooling center.
      • Bring your own:Snacks, medication, reading material, games
  • Rocky Hill
    • Cora J. Belden Library, 33 Church Street
      • Monday through Thursday: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
      • Friday: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Southington (open through Friday)
    • Southington Library, 255 Main Street, Tuesday through Thursday: 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. and Friday: 9:00 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    • Southington Calendar House, 388 Pleasant Street, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Torrington
    • City Hall Auditorium, 140 Main Street
      • Tuesday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
      • Wednesday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
      • Thursday: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    • Torrington Health and Rehab, 225 Wyoming Avenue
      • 7 days a week from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
    • Sullivan Senior Center (for seniors only), 88 East Albert Street
      • Monday through Friday: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Stamford (open through Friday)
    • Stamford Government Center, 888 Washington Blvd.
      • 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    • Stamford Fire Department Headquarters, 629 Main St.
      • 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    • Long Ridge Fire Company, 366 Old Long Ridge Road
      • 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    • It is also recommended to visit and enjoy other public areas with air conditioning such as the library, shopping centers, and the mall.
  • Simsbury (open through Sunday)
    • Simsbury Public Library, 725 Hopmeadow Street
      • Tuesday-Thursday: 9:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
      • Friday & Saturday: 9:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
      • Sunday: 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
    • Eno Memorial Hall, 754 Hopmeadow Street
      • Tuesday-Thursday: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
      • Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    • For further information, call the Simsbury Social Services Department at 860 658-3283.
  • Vernon
    • Vernon Senior Center/Cooling Center, 26 Park Place
      • Monday through Friday: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Winchester (open through Friday)
    • Town Hall’s Francis P. Hicks Room, 338 Main Street
      • Monday through Wednesday: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
      • Thursday: 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
      • Friday: 8 a.m. to noon
    • Blanche McCarthy Senior Center, 80 Holabird Avenue (for seniors only)
      • Monday through Friday: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    • Beardsley & Memorial Library, 40 Munro Place
      • Tuesday through Thursday: 10:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
      • Friday: 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
      • Saturday: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Windsor Locks
    • Senior Center, 41 Oak Street
      • Wednesday and Thursday: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
      • Friday: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Woodbridge
    • Woodbridge Senior Center, 4 Meetinghouse Lane
      • Monday through Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
    • Library, 10 Newton Road
      • Monday through Thursday: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
      • Friday and Saturday: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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