Please note that all locations of the library will be closed on Saturday, May 28 and Monday, May 30 for Memorial Day

Ives Squared

Ives Squared, a new center for innovation and collaboration at the main downtown library that opened summer 2018. As an anchor institution in the Elm City Innovation Collaborative (ECIC), Ives Squared is designed to inspire and augment the vibrant civic and entrepreneurial culture of the New Haven community with the Tinker Lab, a makerspace; the Exchange, for co-working, entrepreneurship, and small business development; the Switchboard, for in-person questions and information; and a Café.

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Hours, Phone & Address

Ives Squared is in the Ives Main Library at 133 Elm Street and is open during the following business hours:


10am - 8pm


10am - 8pm


10am - 8pm


10am - 8pm


10am - 5:00pm


10am - 5:00pm

If you have any questions you can call 203.946.8130 ext.140

Ives Squared is made possible with support from: