All locations of the Library will be closed on Friday, June 18 and Saturday, June 19 for Juneteenth. We will open for regular hours on Monday, June 21.

Local History

The NHFPL Local History Room is dedicated to promoting an awareness of the history and cultural diversity of New Haven and to relate that rich history to the present. Our knowledgeable staff provides assistance in the use of the collection, collection development, referrals to other sources of New Haven information and active educational programs for customers and other professionals.

Hours, Phone & Address

The Local History Room is in the Ives Main Library at 133 Elm Street.

monday

10am - 1pm

tuesday

closed

wednesday

5:30pm - 8pm

thursday

closed

friday

2pm - 5pm

saturday

closed

If you have any questions, please call 203-946-8130 ext.101