Our buildings may be closed, but our staff is still available to answer questions. Email the Reference Desk, an we will get back to you as soon as possible.

You can also reach us on our Facebook page. Staff will be available live throughout the day on Messenger. Check Facebook for schedule.


Borrower Services

Library Cards/Checking Out/Renewals – 203-287-2682
Email: borrowerservices@hamdenlibrary.org

Reference Services

Phone: 203-287-2680
Email: Info@hamdenlibrary.org

Children’s Department

Phone: 203-230-3770

Branch Libraries

Brundage Community Branch – 203-287-2675
Whitneyville Library – 203-287-2677

STAFF CONTACTS

ADMINISTRATION

Melissa Canham-Clyne, Director
(203)287-2686, ext. 1
mcanhamclyne@hamdenlibrary.org

Nancy McNicol, Associate Director
(203)287-2686, ext. 2
nmcnicol@hamdenlibrary.org

Cynthia K. Altieri, Business Manager
203-287-2686, ext. 3
caltieri@hamdenlibrary.org

INFORMATION & PATRON SERVICES
Elisabeth Angele, Head of Information and Patron Services
eangele@hamdenlibrary.org

BORROWER SERVICES
Tracy Nista, Head of Borrower Services
203-287-2682
tnista@hamdenlibrary.org

TEEN SERVICES
Alyssa Bussard
abussard@hamdenlibrary.org

CHILDREN’S SERVICES
Marcy Goldman, Head of Children’s Services
marcy@hamdenlibrary.org
203-230-3770

TECHNICAL SERVICES
Jessica Dans, Head of Technical Services
203-287-2687, ext. 1
jdans@hamdenlibrary.org

BRANCH MANAGERS
Sandra Bartell, Branch Manager – Brundage Community Branch Library
203-287-2675
sbartell@hamdenlibrary.org

Maureen McKeon Armstrong, Branch Manager – Whitneyville Library
203-287-2677
marmstrong@hamdenlibrary.org