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Library 24/7

Access the Library's digital resources 24 hours a day. All you need is your Hamden library card!

Downloadable Media - The Hamden Public Library  offers eBooks, downloadable audiobooks and music, streaming movies and television, and downloadable magazines through various services.

Online Databases - Public library provides access to selected subscription based resources with quality content. Databases may include full-text newspaper, magazine and journal articles for research. You can trace your geneaolgy, learn a new language, find reading recommendations, prepare for a test, and more! 

Museum Passes - Print-on-Demand passes can be printed from home or a local printer. These passes do not need to be returned. Simply make your reservation, print the pass, and you’re good to go! If you do not have access to a printer, you may visit the library and we will print the pass for you. Printed passes are good only for the date printed on the pass. For museums that do not participate in the Print-on-Demand program, passes may reserved online. You should make your reservation for the day you wish to visit the museum, but you can pick the pass up at any time on the day before your visit.

Email Reference  - Email a librarian to ask a reference question. Receive a response as soon as the library opens

Remote Access to Your Account - Check your due dates, reserve library materials and pay your fines through your library account.

Register for upcoming library events and programs!

Register and track your reading for the Children and Teen Summer Reading Programs.