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

Summer Learning starts June 12!

The New Haven Free Public Library Community Summer Learning Program launches on Saturday, June 12 and runs through September 3 at all library locations.  The annual Summer Learning Program is designed to advance literacy and transform lives by providing free, fun, family-friendly programs and services all summer long. New features for summer 2021: Summer Learning … Continued

Dive deeper into the NEA Big Read and Arts and Ideas this summer

Explore the themes of the NEA Big Read, An American Sunrise by Joy Harjo, and this year’s International Festival of Arts and Ideas with our micro branches! The poems in An American Sunrise were written by Joy Harjo after returning to her family’s lands where in the early 1800s the Mvskoke people were forcibly removed … Continued

Library Doors Swing Back Open

Our friends at the New Haven Independent wrote a great piece about our re-opening. Public Service Administrators Susan Totter and Sharon Lovett-Graff spoke to the Independent about the library’s re-opening (at limited capacity), our plans to keep patrons, and our excitement to see your faces in person again! Check it out here. Image Credit: New … Continued