The New Haven Free Public Library will have a delayed opening at noon on Thursday, April 25, 2024 for staff development.

Vaccine Updates: FDA Approval, Get Your Shot at Ives Main Library, and More!

Great news, New Haven! As of today, Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccine boosters are joining Johnson & Johnson’s booster as FDA pre-approved for ALL adults 18+, regardless of pre-existing conditions! Covid cases for the New Haven Metro Area have been on the rise in the past 30 days. Get your shots today to protect yourself … Continued

NHFPL Locations Host Community Memorial Art Collaboration Diary Disks

The New Haven Free Public Library is proud to have our locations host Diary Disks – a project of of the Design Brigade project, initiated by Yale Center for Collaborative Arts & Media and Atelier Cho Thompson. These Diary Disks are circular blackboards placed around New Haven to gather the hopes, stories, and memories of … Continued

Library Doors Swing Back Open

Our friends at the New Haven Independent wrote a great piece about our re-opening. Public Service Administrators Susan Totter and Sharon Lovett-Graff spoke to the Independent about the library’s re-opening (at limited capacity), our plans to keep patrons, and our excitement to see your faces in person again! Check it out here. Image Credit: New … Continued

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Mardi Gras goes Virtual!

Join us on Fat Tuesday to celebrate Black poetry at the New Haven Free Public Library’s annual Mardi Gras fundraiser! Watch FREE on Facebook or YouTube at 7PM on February 16. Mardi Gras highlights the Library’s role as a vital source of connection in our community featuring: Appearances from local literati A conversation with extraordinary … Continued

Three Kings Visit Wilson Library!

A cheery surprise awaited patrons at the Wilson Library for Three Kings Day as the community celebrated outside with music, gifts and good cheer. Read about it here in an article by the Arts Paper. Special thanks to our friends at the Yale Peabody Museum for the donation of gifts for the community. Photos courtesy … Continued

Technology Center at Ives Open by Appointment

Now Visit the Ives Main Library Tech Center by Appointment

Sessions are currently offered during these times: 10:00- 11:30 am 1:00 – 2:30 pm 3:00 – 4:30pm  Call 203-946-8130 x 101 to schedule an appointment.  Please arrive 5-10 minutes before in advance in order to use the full 90 minutes of your session. These areas are open to individuals 13 and older. Walk-ins are welcome when capacity allows.  Guidelines … Continued

NHFPL Curbside is Available Now

Curbside pick-up is available Monday – Friday from 10am – 5pm by appointment at all NHFPL locations and Saturday 10am – 5pm by appointment at Ives Main Library.  For more information on curbside, please click here.  A mask is required.

We’re Here for You

We are open online and library staff are working hard to make sure you have access to the information you need. Staff are Available for Help Via Phone, Email and Chat Reach out to get your questions answered…  ~ over the phone by calling your location:   Fair Haven Library: (203) 946-8115  Ives Main Library: (203) 946-8135  Mitchell Library: (203) 946-8117  … Continued