New machine in Ives Squared!

This week, Ives Squared at the Ives Main Library debuted its brand new Brother PE800 embroidery machine! Over the course of 2 days, a number of patrons joined us to learn how to use this awesome piece of equipment! The embroidery machine is user-friendly and even comes pre-programmed with a number of embroidery patterns! While … Continued

NHFPL Launches Book Club Kits!

Part of a book club or looking to start one? NHFPL now offers Book Club Kits at the Ives Main Library. Kits contain everything you need to host a great book discussion – 8-10 copies of a title, author bio, reader’s guide, tips for hosting and discussion questions! Borrow one today and keep it for … Continued

NHFPL Locations Host Community Memorial Art Collaboration Diary Disks

The New Haven Free Public Library is proud to have our locations host Diary Disks – a project of of the Design Brigade project, initiated by Yale Center for Collaborative Arts & Media and Atelier Cho Thompson. These Diary Disks are circular blackboards placed around New Haven to gather the hopes, stories, and memories of … Continued

UniteCT Mobile Bus Coming to a Library Location Near You

The New Haven Free Public Library will host visits from the UniteCT Mobile Bus during June at the Ives Main Library, the Wilson Branch Library, Fair Haven Branch Library, and the Valley Street Community Center in collaboration with the Connecticut Department of Housing, the Urban League of Southern Connecticut, New Haven Homeownership Center, United Way, … Continued