• Contactless Services Begin June 25th!

Library Blog

Library Blog

Key Metrics For COVID Suppression 

Key Metrics For COVID Suppression provides clear, accessible guidance to policy makers and the public on how to target and suppress COVID-19 more effectively across the nation. […]

Children's Blog

Teens: Make Your Own Mandrake!

Teen Summer Reading programs will all be done via grab & go programming this summer.
Come to the library and pick up your supplies to create your own mandrake! […]

Library Blog

Summer Jobs Available

  DEEP is hiring for great summer jobs at our beaches, campgrounds, and parks. Positions are available every summer in customer relations, facilities and grounds maintenance, environmental conservation and education, life guarding, office administration and […]

Library Blog

Talking Books with Bob Dylan

In interviews over the years the Nobel Prize-winning singer-songwriter has spoken about the books he enjoys reading. We list some of them for you. […]

Library Blog

June is Audiobook Month

With so many portable device options, you can literally take them into the sun, while gardening, watering, sunbathing, or hiking. They can also make drive time and chores seem to go by faster, and can […]

Library Blog

Crime Time Corner

Imagine that you have committed a murder; the victim deserved what he got, you were never caught, but you know that sooner or later, you will be called to account. What to do? This is […]

Children's Blog

Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs

Listen to Miss Johnea read Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs!   (Note: this video is unlisted and you will need to use the link above to access it as it won’t be available on […]

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Contact a Librarian

Our staff is available to answer reference questions. You can call us at any of our locations during library work hours to speak with a staff member. You can also email the Reference Desk, and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

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Online Library Card Registration

Don’t have a library card? Hamden residents can sign up for a card online.

Storytime From Home


Subscribe to our YouTube channel. Staff will be uploading content on a regular basis. You can find storytimes for kids, and tech tutorials for adults. It's fun for all ages!

Hamden Food Distribution

Hamden food banks and pantries are working to keep their doors open during these uncertain times and providing food to all who need it.