Collections Overview

Our collections reflect NHFPL’ s commitment to its community of users. Our book, audiovisual and electronic resources are targeting to our customer needs and preferences. Over 400,000 volumes include bestsellers, illustrated novels, literary classics, New Haven history and an incredible range of subjects from art to zoology.  

Check out our audiovisual collections for popular adult and children’s movies, documentaries, and an impressive lineup of award-winning world and independent films.

Our collections of ebooks, downloadable audiobooks and searchable databases are constantly expanding. Over fifty databases help you find information on a wide  variety of  topics including practice tests and tutorials for SATs, GEDs, civil service and other exams as well as language learning and ESL.

Your library card is your key to a world of learning and entertainment–for free!