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Hours Of Operation

Downtown Library
500 Main St.
Monday through Thursday: 9:00-6:00
Fridays and Saturdays: 9:00-5:00
Sundays: 1:00-5:00 (November-April)

The Downtown Library is temporarily closed due to water damage. Please visit us at one of our branch locations.

Albany Library
1250 Albany Ave.
Monday through Thursday: 9:00-6:00
Fridays: 9:00-5:00
Saturdays: 9:00-5:00

Barbour Library
261 Barbour St.
Monday through Thursday: 9:00-6:00
Fridays: 9:00-5:00
(On the second and fourth Thursdays of the month the library will only be open from 3-6 p.m. to accomodate our Connecticut Foodshare distribution)

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

Camp Field Library
30 Campfield Ave.
Monday through Thursday: 9:00-6:00
Fridays: 9:00-5:00

Dwight Library
7 New Park Ave.
Monday through Thursday: 9:00-6:00
Fridays: 9:00-5:00

Park Street Library @ the Lyric
603 Park St.
Monday through Thursday: 9:00-6:00
Fridays: 9:00-5:00
Saturdays: 9:00-5:00
Sundays: 1:00-5:00

Ropkins Library
1750 Main St.

The Ropkins Library is temporarily closed for renovations.


Hartford Public Library Community Collections

Hartford Public Library maintains several Community Collections throughout the city at high traffic locations such as barber shops and shelters. Community Collection books may be borrowed or taken permanently. A library card is not required.

Betty Knox Apartments, 141 Woodland Street
Habitat for Humanity Financial Freedom Center, 780 Windsor Street
Head 2 Toe Hair Salon, 2087 Main Street 
Horace Bushnell Congrgate Homes, 51 Vine Street
Kings Hair Salon, 621 Farmington Avenue 
Marshall House, 10 Marshall Street
Mary Mahoney Village, 73-81 Vine Street
Mary Shepard Place, 1-106 Mary Shepard Place
Nelton Court Community Room, 32 Sandford Street
Norris Barbershop, 183 Barbour Street
North End Senior Center, 80 Coventry Street
Open Hearth, 150 Charter Oak Avenue
Parker Memorial Center, 2621 Main Street
Shalimar Barber & Beauty Salon, 653 Blue Hills Avenue 
Willie Ware Community Center, 697 Windsor Avenue
Your Laundromat in Unity Plaza, 291 Barbour Street


Holidays & Closings, July 2022-June 2023

July 4, 2022, Monday, Independence Day

September 5, 2022, Monday, Labor Day

October 7, 2022, Friday, Staff Day

November 11, 2022, Friday, Veteran’s Day

November 23, 2022, Wednesday, Close at 5:00 p.m.

November 24, 2022, Thursday, Thanksgiving

December 24, 2022, Saturday, Christmas Eve

December 26, 2022, Monday, Christmas Day – Observed

January 2, 2023, Monday, New Year’s Day – Observed

January 16, 2023, Monday, Martin Luther King's Day

February 20, 2023, Monday, Presidents' Day

April 7, 2023, Friday, Good Friday

April 9, 2023, Sunday, Easter

May 29, 2023, Monday, Memorial Day


For details about a specific Hartford Public Library branch, use the navigation above to select your branch.  For a summary of hours and addresses, use the map below to find the branch closest to you.