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Unveiling NHFPL’s Top Reads of 2023!

Hold onto your reading glasses!

As we step into 2024, it’s time to reflect on the literary adventures that captivated New Haven readers last year. We’re thrilled to share with you the Top 50 most popular books borrowed from the Library in 2023!

This list offers a fascinating glimpse into the literary landscape of the Elm City, showcasing the diverse tastes and interests of our community. So, grab your favorite reading nook and cozy up as we unveil the reads that kept New Haven turning pages in 2023.

New On Shelf – December 2023

The Reformatory by Tananarive Due – A Book to watch out for in December This month, Marian Huggins, Mitchell Branch Manager talks about a title she purchased for her branch. One of the latest books purchased for the Mitchell Branch is The Reformatory by Tananarive Due. I was never truly a horror fan, but the storytelling is … Continued

Celebrate Welcome Week with the NHFPL!

Welcome Week is September 16-23, 2023 September is Library Card Sign-up month and Hispanic Heritage month! We’re celebrating by welcoming the community into our branches to meet our new City Librarian and Director, Maria Bernhey, and participate in our many programs and initiatives. Come to one or more of our Open Houses, sign up for … Continued