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The Downtown Library, 500 Main Street, is open Monday through Thursday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Friday and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Barbour and Dwight Branches are open on Mondays and Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The Camp Field and Albany Branches are open on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The brand new Park Street Library @ the Lyric will open to the public this fall. 

From the Downtown Library, you can use a computer; fax, copy, print or scan; check out materials; and, make an appointment for Passports, Municipal IDs, Notary Service, or to visit The American Place.The Hartford History Center is open Monday - Thursday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., or by appointment.   For more information and to make an appointment, call 860-695-6300 or email contactus@hplct.org.

Masks are still required for all visitors to the library. For information on how you can schedule your COVID vaccination, please visit https://portal.ct.gov/vaccine-portal .

The Hartford Public Library offers an extensive variety of programs and services for multiple age groups that target a wide spectrum of needs and interests.

Teens
Teens
Find an amazing array of web sites that will be sure to interest any teen. From movies and music, to games and trivia, this is your easy entry onto the web. From there, it is yours to explore.
Parents
Parents
From schools to parenting tips, find the latest information here to help your family thrive!
Adults
Adults
Discover your online learning options. Research jobs and careers. Get a passport. Finish your taxes. Write a research paper. Visit a local museum. It's all here, and more.
Immigration & Citizenship
Immigration & Citizenship
The American Place is a free library service for immigrants and refugees. Our goal is to help you adjust to life in America while preserving elements of your native culture. All our programs are free.
Job & Career
Job & Career
A comprehensive section for the job seeker today. Jump start your search now with tips, links, assistance, job ads, and more to help you search for the right job and career. Let the Library guide your search for employment with everything from resume hel
Nonprofits
Nonprofits
Find a wealth of information and resources for nonprofit organizations here, including nonprofit management, regulation, board and volunteer development, fundraising, grant writing and instruction.
Outreach
Outreach