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TRINFO Tax Services - 2023

Downtown Library Closed Until Further Notice


12.31.23 - Downtown Library Closed Until Further Notice

Hartford Public Library is continuing to assess extensive water damage that occurred at its Downtown Library at 500 Main St. after a pipe burst over the Christmas weekend. At this time there is no estimate for how long the Downtown Library will be closed, or if the building can be reopened in portions. It is expected that many areas will be closed for an extended period of time. More information will be provided in the coming days and weeks when a full assessment has been completed. All programs, classes and events at the Downtown Library are currently postponed until further notice. ... Read More



Get help preparing your Income Tax Return

ATTENTION - Hartford Public Library-main library will not be hosting VITA tax help this year (2023) due to building issues. You can book another location for VITA tax help here. The closest location to the library for tax help is 

The Village South
331 Wethersfield Ave
Hartford, CT 06114
Volunteer Prepared Taxes

Service Details:
ApptPhone:(211) 000-0000



Hartford Public Library provides a limited number of pre-printed tax forms as a service to our customers. You may also use our public computers to print your own forms. 


Tech savvy filers with an annual income of up to $64,000 can file online for free at


Appointments with tax preparation volunteers can be made beginning mid January 2023 at .

Get Help with Your Taxes

UConn Law School Tax Clinic

The Tax Clinic is a pro bono (free) legal clinic that gives free legal help to low income taxpayers with tax problems--either with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) or the Connecticut Department of Revenue Services (DRS).

UConn Law School Tax Clinic
(860) 570-5165

NOTE: UCONN tax clinic is only able to assist individual taxpayers with Connecticut income tax problems. They are unable to assist with any other Connecticut business or individual tax.

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