Welcome to the Wilson Branch
NOTE: IVES (Main) and branches will be closed on Saturdays in July and August.
Saturday hours will resume in September.
NOTE: Wilson will be open from 10-5 on Fridays for the months of July and August.
NEW WILSON HOURS Mon Closed | Tue 12-8 | Wed 10-6 | Thu 10-6 | Fri 10-5 | Sat Closed | Sun Closed | Holiday Closings
Courtland Seymour Wilson Branch Library is located at 303 Washington Avenue. Parking is available behind the library off Daggett Street.
Please contact John Jessen, Branch Manager, at 203.946.6541, to reserve space for your meeting or event. The charge for booking a 2-hour session in our Computer Lab is $25 per session. There is no charge to use our other spaces, and parking is available in our lot.
Community Program Room, seats 90, includes kitchenette
Family Place Room, accommodates up to 25 children or 15 adults
2 Conference Rooms, with seating capacity of 10 each
computer lab with 19 computers; projector, printers and wifi
Atrium, an open area that seats about 90
Exhibit space is available for community use.
Equipment: LCD projector, DVD player, TV, screen, white board, laptops
Our Baby Grand Wurlitzer piano
is available at no charge for personal practice,
private lessons, recitals, or concerts. PLEASE call ahead to reserve!
Directions to the Wilson Branch:
From I-95 North and South
Take Exit 47(CT-34 connector) to downtown New Haven. Take Exit 2 (College Street/North Frontage Rd). At first light, take left onto College Street. Go straight through first light (South Frontage) and then veer right onto Congress Avenue. At the second traffic light, take a left onto Howard Avenue. At the first light, take a right on to Washington Avenue. The library will be on your right at 303 Washington Avenue. To park turn right into the driveway before the library. Additional parking spaces are behind the library.
Take Exit 1 (Downtown New Haven/CT -34 Connector). Follow above directions from Exit 2 (College Street/North Frontage Rd).
Public Transit access to the Wilson Library
The Wilson Library is near the B, M and J lines. Please call CT Transit authority at 203.624.0151 for info. CT Transit Service includes door-to-door travel instruction to Wilson library.