Temporary Location: Hartford Times Building
Due to significant water damage sustained at the Hartford Public Library as the result of a burst pipe, the Hartford Public Library (HPL) and all UConn Library spaces located in HPL are closed to the public. Services will be available according to the schedule below.
Faculty and students can continue to request items through the UConn Library catalog for pick up in the temporary location. Item returns may be made at the library's temporary location during business hours or in the HPL Arch St. book drop.
Fall Semester (starting August 28, 2023)
HTB Rm 144
Monday – Thursday, 10am-4pm
Services: interlibrary services, reserves, holds, equipment loans including laptops
HTB Zachs Atrium
Mondays & Thursdays, 11am-1pm
Services: themed book displays, reference services, general inquiries
Drop-In Research Help
Tuesdays & Wednesdays, 2-4pm
And by appointment. Email your subject liaison (contact information below) or LIB-GreaterHartford@ad.uconn.edu to set up a virtual or in-person consultation.
Please visit this page for service updates.
|Marsha Lee||Research and Instruction Librarian
(English, Fine Arts, Humanities, STEM)
|Janice Mathews||Research and Instruction Librarian
(History, Social Sciences, Social Work, Urban and Community Studies)
|Claudia Lopes||Access Services Coordinator
(Borrowing/Lending of UConn Library materials, Course Reserves)
|Karen Tatarka||UConn Hartford Campus Library Director
(Public Policy, Education, Business)
Can’t find what you are looking for? You can start by using our Ask a Librarian tool.
Lending (Items available in HTB Rm 144)
|Laptop – Dell (Lockdown Browser Available)||4 hours or until end of day||Check Availability|
|Canon EOS Rebel T5i
|4 hour loan|
|4 Blue USB Microphones
| 7 day loan
4 hour loan
|Noise Cancelling Headphones
USB C Adapters
|2 hour loan
2 hour loan
4 hour loan
|Board Games||2 hour loan|
|PCs and iMac with Adobe Creative Cloud
HTB 143, Last row of computers in the lab
These items are paid for by the University of Connecticut’s Student Technology Fee and may only be checked out to currently enrolled UConn students. All equipment loans are subject to overdue fines and replacement costs, including replacement costs for items left unattended and not returned.
If items are not returned within the allotted time as indicated by these rules the matter will be referred to the UConn Office of Community Standards. Please refer to Student Code of Conduct Policy #14 on theft.
- Laptops can only be used on campus with the UConn-Secure Wireless Network using your Student NetID/Password
- 4 Hour Loan or shortened to close of business hours. No renewals.
- Failure to return laptops when due may result in the suspension of laptop borrowing privileges.
- Log off of the laptop prior to returning.
- Return laptops to a staff member, not in the book drop.
- Laptop configuration cannot be modified in any way by attempting to install or uninstall software, including changing settings.
- Printers cannot be installed.
- Laptop Overdue Fine: $1.00/hr
- Replacement Cost: $1,500.00
Community Borrower Program
The Community Borrower Program allows limited borrowing privileges. Community Borrowers may pick up materials in the library’s temporary location in HTB. The library has a public access computer, which may be used by appointment. Please email LIB-GreaterHartford@ad.uconn.edu to set up an appointment.