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The Dutch House Book Discussion

Please join us on Zoom to discuss the book “The Dutch House” by Ann Patchett on Monday, March 29, 2021 at 6:30 pm. In a review published in “The Washington Post,” Allegra Goodman states “…..this […]

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March Webinars for Businesses

            CEDF Leadership Skills for New Businesses Wednesday, March 3, 2021; 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM Live webinar Free but registration required. Register for webinar It doesn’t matter whether you […]

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Bridgerton – Not Just a Television Series

If you’re enjoying watching Bridgerton and shows like it, go ahead and enjoy these books. They are available as print copies and also digitally as indicated. Check them out and let me know if you […]

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Climate Change and Extreme Weather

Climate Change Climate Change is caused by a simple shift in energy balance.  The Earth takes in a nearly constant amount of solar short-wave ultraviolet radiation.  In order to remain in balance, the Earth needs […]

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Cupcake Story Time with Miss Johnea

Join Miss Johnea for Cupcake Story Time! This week, we will be reading … Everyone Loves Cupcake by Kelly DiPucchio Little Mouse and the Big Cupcake by Thomas Taylor Don’t forget to sign up for […]

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Join the Couponers’ Club

Start off the new year by saving money! Join the Couponers’ Club sponsored by the Hamden Public Library and learn tips for making your dollars stretch and for even getting products for free. Meetings are […]

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Zinio eMagazines, previously available in the RBdigital app, has moved to OverDrive. Hamden Library patrons can now read our digital magazines alongside eBooks and eAudiobooks on Libby, the one-tap reading app from OverDrive. […]

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Double Masking for Covid-19 Protection

A study published in the peer-reviewed journal Matter in July found that wearing two masks could increase protection from virus particles by 50% up to 75%.  It not only added an extra layer of protection […]

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