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Hamden Public Library – Zoom Etiquette

What is Zoom? If you haven’t yet Zoomed, it is likely that you will! More and more people and groups are conducting formal and informal meetings and chats online, that is, virtually, rather than face-to-face […]

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“Tell Your Story” with Jason Reynolds

Author Jason Reynolds (Finalist for 2019 National Book Award for Young People’s Literature, Newbury Medal winner, NAACP Image Award winner and other honors) was awarded the honor of, National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature. In […]

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Hamden Food and Health Resources

Thanks to Yale’s Dwight Hall and the Yale Interpretation Network, Hamden Wellness Resource Guide and Food Assistance Guide are now available in Hindi, Spanish, Portuguese and Chinese. […]

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English As a Second Language

Use Our Online Resources to Learn English This guide will introduce you to Hamden Public Library’s online resources that are useful to adult learners of English as a Second Language (ESL) and their tutors. These […]

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Zoom Book Discussion

Join us on Zoom to discuss the novel “The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek” by Kim Michele Richardson on Monday, May 11th at 6:30 pm. Inspired by the true and historical blue-skinned people of Kentucky […]

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Earth Day 50th Anniversary

First celebrated in 1970 as an American event led by Senator Gaylord Nelson and Denis Hayes, Earth Day went international in 1990.  Aside from being the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, this year is unique for […]

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Hamden Has H-Art: A Call to Hamden Creatives

The Hamden Department of Arts and Culture is currently seeking Artists, Writers, Photographers, Graphic Designers, Poets, Illustrators or any creative-minded Hamden resident that would like to participate in our “Hamden Has H-Art” exhibition. […]