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Hamden Sketchbook Project

Almost one whole year ago in April, the Hamden Department of Arts and Culture and the Hamden Public Library asked Hamden residents to record their daily, pandemic-life experiences in any artistic or creative way they […]

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eMagazines

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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2021 Legislative Council Schedule

All Regular Committee Meetings & Regular Council Meetings convene on the first and third Monday of each month with the Regular Council Meetings immediately following the Regular Scheduled Committees which start at 7:00 P.M. 2021 […]

Notable Books 2020
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NYT Notable Books 2020

Every year, the New York Times publishes its list of “100 Notable Books of the Year.” It contains 50 fiction and poetry titles and 50 nonfiction titles Take a look at some of the great […]

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RBdigital shutdown

The RBdigital platform will shutdown no later than December 30, 2020, but no fear – our collections will still be available through other platforms! […]

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Technology Support

In order to protect the health and safety of staff and patrons alike, the Library will be suspending the outdoor computer lab indefinitely. Free wi-fi, lendable hot spots, and our device charging station are still available. […]

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Hello from the Borrowers Services Department!

We are so glad to be able to safely put the books, DVDs, magazines, movies, or other items you are looking for in your hands. We miss serving you face to face, but are happy to help you through this difficult time. Here are some tips to make borrowing easier. […]