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                                 Hartford Public Library - School Choice Assistance

The Hartford Public Library is a Regional School Choice Office Satellite Site offering general information about School Choice options for your child/children and application assistance. School Choice information and application assistance is available at our branches during open hours with Youth Services Librarians or School Choice Coordinators.

School Choice Coordinators:

Odeta Mano | 860-306-9757 | Email: omano@hplct.org | Languages: Albanian, Greek,

English Branches: Albany Branch, Barbour Branch, Camp Field Branch & Ropkins Branch

Gabriel Sorondo Guirola | 860-969-9148 | gsguirola@hplct.org | Languages: Spanish, Portuguese, Italian,

English Branches: Downtown Library, Dwight Branch, Park Street Library @ the Lyric & Boundless Library @ Rawson 

Spanish language assistance with the RSCO online application: By phone at 860-713-6990; schedule an appointment for in-person assistance at the Parent Resource Center, 450 Columbus Blvd., Hartford, CT 06103, Upon arrival at security, have security call the Parent Resource Center at 860-713-6990. RSCO provides assistance in the following languages through a translation service: Arabic, Chinese, French, Haitian Creole, Hindi, Korean, Pashto, Polish, and Portuguese. Language assistance is available using interpretation services at 860-713-6990.

Downtown Library
500 Main Street
The Downtown Library is temporarily closed due to water damage. School Choice Coordinator Office Hours: Wednesdays: 12:30 - 5:30 pm Fridays: 12:00 - 5:00 pm By appointment only: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdbvdAzLDaCZBDaWBW8Hkf0urtgeThN2L2P0TJv3D0rRjZpdg/viewform

 

Albany Branch
1250 Albany Ave.
Monday through Thursday: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Fridays: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturdays: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
860-695-7380
Youth Services Librarian: Katryna Pierce
kpierce@hplct.org

School Choice Coordinator Office Hours at Albany Branch:
Tuesdays: 9:30am - 2:30pm (except 2nd Tuesday)

1st & 3rd Thursday: 9:30am - 2:30pm

1st & 3rd Saturday: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

 

Barbour Branch
261 Barbour St.
Monday through Thursday: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Fridays: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
860-695-7400
(On the second and fourth Thursdays of the month the library will only be open from 3-6 p.m. to accommodate our Connecticut Foodshare distribution)
Youth Services Librarian: Felicia Gardner
fgardner@hplct.org

School Choice Coordinator Office Hours at Barbour Branch:
2nd & 4th Thursday: 3:00pm - 5:00pm

 

Boundless Library @ Rawson
260 Holcomb St.
Tuesday and Thursday: 3:30 - 5:00 p.m 

860-695-6300
Boundless Librarian: Alexa Esposito aesposito@hplct.org

School Choice Coordinator Office Hours at Boundless Library @ Rawson:
1st Thursday: 3:30 - 5:00 p.m

 

Camp Field Branch
30 Campfield Ave.
Monday through Thursday: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Fridays: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
860-695-7440
Youth Services Librarian: Miles Dalrymple
mdalrymple@hplct.org 

School Choice Coordinator Office Hours at Camp Field Branch:
Wednesdays: 12:00pm - 5:00pm

 

Dwight Branch
7 New Park Ave.
Monday through Thursday: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Fridays: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
860-695-7460
Youth Services Librarian: Vacent

School Choice Coordinator Office Hours at Dwight Branch:
1st & 3rd Thursday: 12:00pm - 5:00pm

 

Park Street Library @ the Lyric
603 Park St.
Monday through Thursday: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Fridays: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturdays: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 pm
860-695-7500
Youth Services Librarian: Nancy Mendez
nmendez@hplct.org

School Choice Coordinator Office Hours at Park Street Library:
1st & 3rd Monday: 12:00pm-5:00pm>>

Tuesdays: 12:00pm - 5:00pm
2nd & 4th Saturday: 12:00pm - 5:00pm

 

Ropkins Branch
1750 Main St.
860-695-7520
Monday through Thursday: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Youth Services Librarian: Linda Montanez
lmontanez@hplct.org

School Choice Coordinator Office Hours at Ropkins Branch:
2nd Tuesday: 2:00pm - 5:00pm

 

To visit the Regional School Choice website, please go HERE.

For announcements and updates, please go HERE.

 

 

More information

Hartford Public Schools application link: Click here

Frequently asked questions about transportation: Click here