Hartford Campus Library

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, in the mobile book drop outside HTB 144, or in the HPL Arch St. book drop.

Summer 2024

General Lending/Returns
HTB Rm 144
Tuesday – Thursday, 10am-2pm
Services: interlibrary services, reserves, holds, equipment loans including laptops

Please visit this page for service updates.

New Books

Browse new books acquired for UConn Library Hartford. New books are added to the LibGuide monthly during the semester.


Phone: (959) 200-3466

Mailing Address (temporary):
UConn Library 
10 Prospect Street
Hartford, Connecticut 06103

Library Staff

Name Title Phone
Marsha Lee Research and Instruction Librarian
(English, Fine Arts, Humanities, STEM)
(959) 200-3467
Janice Mathews Research and Instruction Librarian
(History, Social Sciences, Social Work, Urban and Community Studies)
(959) 200-3461
Claudia Lopes Access Services Coordinator
(Borrowing/Lending of UConn Library materials, Course Reserves)
(959) 200-3462
Karen Tatarka UConn Hartford Campus Library Director
(Public Policy, Education, Business)
(959) 200-3463

Can’t find what you are looking for? You can start by using our Ask a Librarian tool.

UConn Library Staff Directory

UConn Library Subject Specialists

Hartford Campus Faculty and Staff Directory

Emergency Closing Information (860) 486-3768

Technology Services

Lending (Items available in HTB Rm 144)

The Multimedia Resources and Equipment Guide includes information about multimedia software and library equipment that students can use to help support their course work and individual interests.

Name Loan Period Quantity
Laptop – Dell (Lockdown Browser Available) 4 hours or until end of day Check Availability
Canon EOS Rebel T5i
Camera Kit
4 hour loan
4 Blue USB Microphones
    2 Snowflake
    2 Snowball
7 day loan
4 hour loan
Noise Cancelling Headphones
USB C Adapters
Camera Tripod
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.

Laptop Policies:

  • 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.