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Walk-in Vaccine Clinic at Hamden Keefe Center

We all have a role in protecting each other! Vaccines are safe and effective and help us save lives. Get your free Covid-19 Vaccines at the Keefe Community Center Where: Keefe Community Center 11 Pine […]

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“This Tender Land” Book Discussion

“This Tender Land” was originally meant as a sequel to Kruger’s award winning “Ordinary Grace,” but the author did not like the outcome and so decided to write a completely different novel. In the “New […]

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April Scavenger Hunt

Print out the monthly scavenger hunt below, enjoy! Share a photo of your favorite scavenger hunt item for our Instagram and Facebook pages! All photos can be submitted to: childrensdept@hamdenlibrary.org Click here to download the […]

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Employment Opportunities

Head Nurse, State of Connecticut The State of Connecticut, Department of Developmental Services (DDS) is recruiting for a part-time Head Nurse, in the West Region at the Northwest Regional Center (NWC), located at 195 Alvord Park Road, […]

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Music Story Time with Miss Johnea

Join Miss Johnea for Music Story Time! This week, we will be reading … Little Pig Joins the Band by David Hyde Costello Drum Dream Girl: How One Girl’s Courage changed Music by Margarita Engle […]

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April Business Webinars

CEDF How to Pitch Investors Tuesday, April 6, 2021; 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Live webinar Free but registration required. Register for webinar Explore business funding in Connecticut and how to convince the decision makers […]

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How to Prevent, Identify and Respond to an Opioid Overdose – Virtual Community Narcan Training Wed. Apr. 28 at 6:30 pm

The Hamden Public Library and the Quinnipiack Valley Health District are raising awareness about the opioid crisis – the other epidemic. Learn how you can help prevent, identify and respond to an opioid overdose event by using […]

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Niche Academy

Niche Academy provides tutorials on using the library’s digital collection and research databases as well as computer skill tutorials.


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.