Simsbury has opened two cooling centers for the summer months as a place for residents to escape the heat.
Simsbury Public Library and Eno Memorial hall are the town's designated cooling centers for the summer, according to a news release posted Monday on the town website.
As a precaution, the Social Services Department reminds residents to keep hydrated, to avoid staying out in the sun for too long and to check in on elderly family and neighbors and cautions people never to leave children or pets in a car unattended.
Cooling center hours are as follows:
Simsbury Public Library
- Monday to Thursday, 9:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
- Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
- Saturday, 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Eno Memorial Hall
- Monday, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
- Tuesday to Thursday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
The Simsbury Public Library is located at 725 Hopmeadow St. and Eno Memorial Hall is at 754 Hopmeadow St.
More information is available by calling the Simsbury Social Services Department at 860-658-3283.