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HPL -What Can I Do at the Library?: Branches


03.14.22 - All HPL Locations Mask Optional For Public And Staff

In light of revised CDC guidance, and in conjunction with updated state and City protocols, masking is optional in all Hartford Public Library locations effective March 10th. Those with confirmed COVID-19, related symptoms or a known exposure should remain masked.

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

Albany Library
1250 Albany Ave.
Tuesdays and Thursdays: 10:00-6:00
Fridays: 10:00-5:00

Barbour Library
261 Barbour St.
Monday through Wednesday: 10:00-6:00

Camp Field Library
Tuesdays and Thursdays: 10:00-6:00
Fridays: 10:00-5:00

Dwight Library
7 New Park Ave.
Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays: 10:00-6:00

Park Street Library @ the Lyric
Mondays and Wednesdays: 10:00-6:00
Fridays: 10:00-5:00

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


Hartford Public Library 

Central Branch:  500 Main Street. Hartford, CT 06103 
Phone: 860-695-6300 | Text: 860-530-4376 | Email: | Chat:
For Branch locations and hours, click here