Free VITA tax help at Ives is on hiatus until 4 pm on Monday, 3/27, for Yale's Spring Break. Please call 2-1-1 for information on tax prep assistance.

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 - 7:30pm


10am - 7:30pm


10am - 7:30pm


10am - 7:30pm


10am - 4:30pm


10am - 4:30pm

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

Ives Squared was made possible with support from: