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Canceled

Youth Chess

Definitely the coolest game in the history of the world! Beginners welcome! Ages 7+.

Join us in the Children's Room (2nd floor) for our weekly, casual chess club. Learn basic rules and strategy, play games, and discuss chess in a friendly setting.

No previous experience and no registration required.

Recommended for children and teens, ages 7+ (and their parents or caregivers).

 

Ives Main Library

Phone: 203-946-8130

Hours
We're closed Monday February 19
We're closed Tuesday February 20 due to Mardi Gras Fundraiser
Mon, Feb 19 Closed
Tue, Feb 20 Closed
(Mardi Gras Fundraiser)
Wed, Feb 21 1:30PM to 8:00PM
(Delayed opening for Mardi Gras clean up)
Thu, Feb 22 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Fri, Feb 23 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sat, Feb 24 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Feb 25 Closed

About the branch

The Ives Main Library, designed by renowned architect, Cass Gilbert in 1911, is a cornerstone of the historic New Haven Green. The facility is a community treasure and features unique design details, including several WPA-era murals. Ives is open 54 hours a week, Monday-Saturday, and houses major public service departments for children and teens as well as adult reference, a computer tech center and Ives Squared, a newly renovated space for innovation and entrepreneurship.

Upcoming events

Fri, Feb 23, 11:00am - 4:30pm
Performing Arts

Fri, Feb 23, 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Fri, Feb 23, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Community Program Room

Fri, Feb 23, 2:00pm - 4:45pm
Teen Center

Sat, Feb 24, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Community Program Room

Sat, Feb 24, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Computer Classroom

Sat, Feb 24, 2:00pm - 4:45pm

Sat, Feb 24, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Performing Arts

Mon, Feb 26, 11:00am - 11:30am

Mon, Feb 26, 3:30pm - 4:30pm

Mon, Feb 26, 4:00pm - 7:30pm
Performing Arts

Tue, Feb 27, 2:00pm - 5:30pm
Teen Center

Tue, Feb 27, 4:00pm - 7:30pm
Performing Arts

Tue, Feb 27, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Community Program Room

Tue, Feb 27, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Ives Squared

Tue, Feb 27, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Philip Marett Seminar Room

Wed, Feb 28, 11:00am - 11:30am

Wed, Feb 28, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Children's Program Room

Wed, Feb 28, 4:00pm - 7:30pm
Performing Arts

Canceled
Thu, Feb 29, 3:00pm - 5:30pm

Thu, Feb 29, 3:00pm - 5:30pm
Teen Center

Thu, Feb 29, 4:00pm - 7:30pm
Performing Arts

Fri, Mar 01, 11:00am - 4:30pm
Performing Arts

Fri, Mar 01, 2:00pm - 4:45pm
Teen Center

Fri, Mar 01, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Community Program Room

Sat, Mar 02, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Philip Marett Seminar Room

Sat, Mar 02, 11:00am - 11:30am
Children's Program Room

Sat, Mar 02, 11:00am - 2:30pm
Performing Arts

Sat, Mar 02, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Teen Center

Sat, Mar 02, 2:00pm - 4:45pm

Sat, Mar 02, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Computer Classroom

Mon, Mar 04, 11:00am - 11:30am

Mon, Mar 04, 3:00pm - 5:30pm
Teen Center

Mon, Mar 04, 3:30pm - 4:30pm

Mon, Mar 04, 4:00pm - 7:30pm
Performing Arts

Tue, Mar 05, 2:00pm - 5:30pm
Teen Center

Tue, Mar 05, 4:00pm - 7:30pm
Performing Arts

Wed, Mar 06, 11:00am - 11:30am

Wed, Mar 06, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Teen Center

Wed, Mar 06, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Children's Program Room

Wed, Mar 06, 4:00pm - 7:30pm
Performing Arts

Thu, Mar 07, 3:00pm - 5:30pm
Teen Center

Thu, Mar 07, 4:00pm - 7:30pm
Performing Arts

Thu, Mar 07, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Computer Classroom

Thu, Mar 07, 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Children's Program Room

Fri, Mar 08, 11:00am - 4:30pm
Performing Arts

Fri, Mar 08, 2:00pm - 4:45pm
Teen Center

Fri, Mar 08, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Community Program Room