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New Haven Free Public Library

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22 Jul 2018
“Lots to offer.”
26 Aug 2016
“Knowledge is Power”
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133 Elm St, New Haven, CT 06510-2057
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Reviewed 23 July 2018

Helpful and knowledge staff. Lots of different programs and offerings. Beautiful building in the heart of downtown New Haven. Parking is a problem.

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Reviewed 27 August 2016

This library is located near the town green. The staff are very friendly and helped me find the books I needed. Some of the books I wanted were not at this location but at another one and they offered to have them transfered but I...More

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Reviewed 24 July 2016

This historic library is a stately classical building located in front of one of the original planed squares in New Haven. The outside doesn't reveal the modern and efficient library lurking on the inside. The staff are friendly and helpful, no matter what you look...More

Thank SDF777
Reviewed 26 March 2016

Back in my student days, the New Haven Library was a sad-sack, gritty place. In the years since, it has been utterly transformed, becoming one of the most exhilarating public spaces I've ever had the pleasure of entering. It is gorgeous and uplifting. But its...More

Thank jaseaton
Reviewed 4 June 2015

Hang out for the homeless often seen drinking on the steps in front of this lovely building . Plus using computers inside. Right across street from New Haven Green which also is day time home to homeless. My last trip by this place showed me...More

2  Thank patywolf
Reviewed 15 April 2015

I go at least once a week for light reading, but also occasionally spot good serious books. Also audio CDs and DVDs. Many interesting apeakers, movies, forums and other programs. Computer room is always full.

1  Thank Art P
Reviewed 21 December 2012

A handsome building with lots of character, serving an array of library services and community events to the New Haven area. You'll have to find a parking spot on the street

1  Thank Patricia29
Reviewed 11 November 2012

The librarians vary a lot in their helpfulness.Some are glad to help one and others seem too reserved.

2  Thank Terry H
Reviewed 22 August 2012

The New Haven Public Library is the best asset of city government. While the local historical collection is sometimes hard to access because oits only open at limited times, the library is a wonderful resource. The librarians are amazingly helpful . Our kids use the...More

Thank jtc2008
Reviewed 24 July 2012

This library is up to date with the latest technology and has a wonderful selection of books, audio books, and just about anything you need or want from a library

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