The Wilson Branch will open at 12 PM on February 8th, 2023. All other locations will be open as usual.

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

5:30 - 8pm

tuesday

closed

wednesday

10am - 1pm

thursday

closed

friday

2pm - 5pm

saturday

10am - 1pm

If you have any questions during open hours, please call 203 946-7430. Outside open hours, please call 203 946-8130 ext. 101.