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Holocaust Memorial at the Mandell JCC in West Hartford and plaster model of same sculpture. Elbert Weinberg collection, Hartford History Center, Hartford Public Library.

  • Elements of Creation -- Sarah Paolucci -- Artwalk Opening Reception, Friday, April 1, 2016, 6 pm

    In this exhibit of oil paintings, artist Sarah Paolucci focuses on hands of artists/musicians/craftpersons...Read More..

    Video of "Does History Matter" Program

    On May 20, 2015, the Hartford Public Library hosted a panel discussion in conjunction with the Connecticut Forum on the topic "Does History Matter."..Read More..

    New on YouTube: Hartford Public Library's Digital Art Tour

    Embark on a virtual tour of Hartford Public Library's collection of visual art...Read More..

  • "Hartford Through Time" On Sale Now!

    Hartford Public Library is pleased to announce the publication of Hartford Through Time, a new release from its Hartford History Center..Read More..

    Meet the HHC Advisory Committee!

    Meet the staff at the Hartford Public Library keeping Hartford’s history alive.

    Visiting the Hartford History Center, Part IV

    This is the final installment in our special series for American Archives Month. We welcome any further questions you may have. Please email or call us (860.695.6297) anytime. We will respond during our open hours, Tuesday – Saturday, 1-5PM...Read More..

  • Jack McConnell's CT Farm Project

    On view through May 25 outside the Hartford History Center, 3rd floor as part of The Big Read 2016...Read More..

    Beyond Words, The Shop at Hartford Public Library offers unique shopping experience

    Our products are reflective of the treasured icons of our past and the vibrant art of the present found in our libraries...Read More..

    Search Our Digital Repository

    Explore the digital collections of Hartford Public Library! Today, the Hartford Collection, housed in the library’s downtown Hartford History Center, is a growing multi-media compilation of hundreds of thousands of items that convey more than 300 y..Read More..