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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.

  • 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..

    Marc-Yves Regis I: Headstrong Artwalk Opening Reception Friday June 3, 6:00 p.m.

    Regis’ unique style of photojournalism provides viewers a window into a different kind of life, a life of resiliency and tremendous ef­fort that does not equal the minuscule reward...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..

  • "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..

  • Hartford History Center’s new scheduled hours are Tuesday through Friday, 1-5 p.m. and by appointment.

    For an appointment, please call 860-695-6297 or email hhc@hplct.org..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..

    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..