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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.

  • Beyond the Podium: Science Conversation Series with the Connecticut Science Center

    HPL and the Connecticut Science Center are pleased to introduce a lunchtime conversation series about science. ..Read More..

    Garden Club of Hartford/Keney Park Design Contest Exhibit, May 1 to August 15

    The Garden Club of Hartford, in partnership with the City of Hartford, recently issued a design challenge to area landscape architecture and design students: create more beautiful and welcoming entrances to Hartford’s Keney Park. The results are no..Read More..

    Hartford History Center Receives National Leadership Grant

    The Institute for Museum and Library Sciences (IMLS) announced Thursday that Hartford Public Library (HPL) is the recipient of its National Leadership Grant for Libraries. Selected from over 200 applicants, HPL is one of only 6 public libraries acros..Read More..

  • Portrait of a Hartford Artist

    Hartford Public Library is now home to four Elbert Weinberg original sculptures - and by no mere coincidence...Read More..

    Meet the HHC Advisory Committee!

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

    "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..

  • CT Fiber Art Collective Honors Romare Bearden (video)

    CtFAC has created a collection of works in textiles, fiber, mixed media and surface design celebrating and recognizing one of the greatest visual artists of the 20th century..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..

    “Weaving with Hand-Dyed Fiber” Exhibit

    The Hartford Artisans Weaving Center returns to assemble another stunning display of hand-dyed fiber art. Handwoven scarves, throws, wall hangings and other original pieces are for sale...Read More..