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Leadership Team

Bridget Quinn-Carey, Chief Executive Officer

Mary T. Tzambazakis, Chief Administrative Officer

Leticia Cotto, Customer Experience Officer

Brenda Miller, Executive Director, Culture and Communications

Homa Naficy, Executive Director of The American Place

Gilda Roncari, Director of Donor Relations 

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The Downtown Library, 500 Main Street, is open Monday through Thursday 9 am to 6 pm, and Friday and Saturday from 9 am to 5 pm. All other Library locations are currently closed to the public. From the Downtown Library, you can use a computer; fax, copy, print or scan; and, make an appointment for Passports, Municipal IDs, Notary Service, to visit TAP or secure research time in the Hartford History Center.  You can borrow Library materials through HPL’s contact-free service. For more information and to make an appointment, call 860-695-6300 or email Please remember, masks are a must.

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Call a Librarian 
Reference/Information and Lending Services: 860-695-6295
Lending Services: 860-695-6290
Children's Services: 860-695-6330
TDD: 860-722-6890 (For the hearing-impaired)

Email a Librarian - Your questions will be answered within 24 - 48 hours.  However, some questions may require more time. Email your questions to

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The Downtown Library

500 Main Street
Hartford, CT 06103

Administration: 860-695-6280
Administrative FAX: 860-722-6900

The Library Branches

Albany Branch
1250 Albany Avenue
Hartford, CT 06112

Barbour Branch
261 Barbour Street
Hartford, CT 06120

Camp Field Branch
30 Campfield Avenue
Hartford, CT 06114

Dwight Branch
7 New Park Avenue
Hartford, CT 06106

Park Branch
744 Park Street
Hartford, CT 06106

Ropkins Branch
1750 Main Street
Hartford, CT 06120