The Ives Main Branch of the New Haven Free Public Library is located at 133 Elm Street, on the corner of Temple St., overlooking the New Haven Green.
IVES (MAIN) HOURS: Mon 10-8 | Tue 10-8 | Wed 10-8 | Thu 10-8 | Fri 10-5 | Sat – Closed | Sun Closed | Holiday Closings
Note: Ives Main will be closed on Saturdays from July 11 through August 29. Saturday hours (10 am to 5pm) will return on September 5th.
Hours/Directory (automated) 203-946-8130
Information and Reference 203-946-8130 ext. 101
Meeting Room reservations 203-946-8137.
Ives Main Library
133 Elm Street
New Haven CT 06510
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Weekday on Street Parking
BREAKFAST – Ample on street parking on Elm Street. No meters until 9:00 a.m.
LUNCH – Metered parking – 2 hours on Elm, Grove, College or Temple Streets
NOTE: Lot #51 parking (see below) will not be available from February 2015 to August 2016. Click here for more information, regarding Lot #51 parking.
Evening (after 3:30pm) and Weekend Parking
YALE LOT #51 – Entrance on Temple Street. At end of Exit 3, count the traffic light you are faced with as #1, then proceed straight ahead on Trumbull Street a total of 3 traffic lights. At third traffic light, take a left onto Temple Street, go two blocks (past Grove and Wall Streets). First driveway on right past Wall Street.
Park Free Every Saturday from 9AM – 4PM at the Crown Street Garage.
Click here for more information on this offer.
Other pay lots and garages are also available nearby.