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Employment Opportunities

Information Technology Manager 3 The State of Connecticut, Department of Social Services (DSS) is recruiting for an Information Technology Senior Manager, located in our Central office, 55 Farmington Ave, Hartford. This is a full time, 40 hour […]

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Spring Ahead: Home Project Ideas

Need some remodeling project ideas? Storage and organizing tips? Decorating do-overs? We have plenty of materials to get your creative juices flowing…just click on the topics below and let your creativity flow! Attics/Basements Bathrooms Bedrooms […]

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Open Culture Website

The Open Culture website is a not-to-be-missed resource available through Hamden Public Library’s digital branch – the website. It offers 1500 free college courses or MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) from the world’s top universities […]

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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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Resume Reboot – free online workshop

Do you struggle figuring out what keywords to include on your resume? Do you need help with your resume design elements? Do you know how to really showcase your value to potential employers? The Hamden […]

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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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Crime Time Corner #5

Helene Tursten brings the Swedish landscape and culture to life in her Inspector Embla Nyström series. Embla Nystrom is a champion boxer and hunter of moose and boar in the Swedish countryside. She is the […]

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March 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: Click here to download the […]

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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 […]