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Getting a Library Card; Borrowing Library Materials

Central Library


General Library Phone Number: 860-695-6300

General Library email:

Contact a Librarian
By Email: Your questions will be answered within 24 - 48 hours.

By Phone:

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

Downtown/Central Library
500 Main Street, Hartford, CT 06103
Main Number: 860-695-6300

Administration: 860-695-6280

Administrative FAX: 860-722-6900

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

Downtown Library Closed Until Further Notice


Downtown Library Closed Until Further Notice

The Downtown Library remains closed after suffering significant water damage. Deliveries are being accepted on the Library’s Sheldon Street loading dock. Click the link for frequently asked questions. ... Read More



Hartford Public Library 

Central Branch:  500 Main Street. Hartford, CT 06103 
Phone: 860-695-6300 | Text: 860-530-4376 | Email: | Chat:
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