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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.

Visit us:

  • at one of the 6 neighborhood libraries across the City of Hartford
  • at the Downtown Library at 500 Main Street
  • at the one-of-a-kind Hartford History Center at the Downtown Library
  • at the ArtWalk at Hartford Public Library
  • on Facebook
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  • on Twitter

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