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The Exchange is an entrepreneurial hub and coworking space in the New Haven Free Public Library offering small businesses, nonprofits, and community groups a place in which they can meet, utilize our book collections, computers, and database resources, as well as access personal assistance from our librarians or the Entrepreneur-in-Residence during office hours.


Are you an entrepreneur looking to start a business or need help with your current venture? Learn more

Non Profits

Are you looking to start, grow, or get help fundraising for your nonprofit organization? Learn more

Meet Our Business and Nonprofit Librarian


Alexandria Robison received her MLIS with a focus in Library Administration and Transforming Communities. She is passionate about building relationships with Connecticut small business owners and using her communications background to identify and provide the support that businesses and nonprofits need to grow and thrive. She is available to answer many of your business and nonprofit related questions and put you in touch with other resources within the Greater New Haven entrepreneurial ecosystem!  Office hours are available on Tuesdays from 3-5 pm by appointment.

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Collab Virtual Office Hours – By Appointment

Collab is a small business, nonprofit, and for-profit support program committed to serving Connecticut entrepreneurs. Get one-on-one advice about obtaining capital, mentorship, and other resources for entrepreneurs based in Connecticut. For more information about Collab, visit
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