Ives Squared


To inspire and contribute to the vibrant civic and innovative culture of the New Haven community by sparking new ideas and spontaneous opportunities, learning new skills, and networking with mentors and peers. 






The Switchboard is the welcoming front door for individuals to connect thier interests to opportunity, services, databases and resources inside and outside the Library.

The Exchange offers an entrepreneurial and social space for collaboration and co-working around business, civic and community issues.


The Tinker Lab provides the training and tools for experimentation and an introduction to the world of creating and making, an essential element of the 21st century learner.


Ives Squared is made possible with support from: