March Happenings – Novedades de Marzo
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Vaccine Updates: FDA Approval, Get Your Shot at Ives Main Library, and More!
Great news, New Haven! As of today, Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccine boosters are joining Johnson & Johnson’s booster as FDA pre-approved for ALL adults 18+, regardless of pre-existing conditions! Covid cases for the New Haven Metro Area have been on the rise in the past 30 days. Get your shots today to protect yourself … 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
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
NHFPL Expands Opening to Include Short Browsing Visits and Technology Appointments
On Monday, March 29, the New Haven Free Public Library will expand the opening of its doors with limited hours for technology use and short browsing visits by appointment and on a walk-in basis as capacity allows. Need to make an appointment? Call any of our locations to pick a time that works for you! … Continued
Mardi Gras goes Virtual!
Join us on Fat Tuesday to celebrate Black poetry at the New Haven Free Public Library’s annual Mardi Gras fundraiser! Watch FREE on Facebook or YouTube at 7PM on February 16. Mardi Gras highlights the Library’s role as a vital source of connection in our community featuring: Appearances from local literati A conversation with extraordinary … Continued
Three Kings Visit Wilson Library!
A cheery surprise awaited patrons at the Wilson Library for Three Kings Day as the community celebrated outside with music, gifts and good cheer. Read about it here in an article by the Arts Paper. Special thanks to our friends at the Yale Peabody Museum for the donation of gifts for the community. Photos courtesy … Continued
Now Visit the Ives Main Library Tech Center by Appointment
Sessions are currently offered during these times: 10:00- 11:30 am 1:00 – 2:30 pm 3:00 – 4:30pm Call 203-946-8130 x 101 to schedule an appointment. Please arrive 5-10 minutes before in advance in order to use the full 90 minutes of your session. These areas are open to individuals 13 and older. Walk-ins are welcome when capacity allows. Guidelines … Continued
NHFPL Curbside is Available Now
Curbside pick-up is available Monday – Friday from 10am – 5pm by appointment at all NHFPL locations and Saturday 10am – 5pm by appointment at Ives Main Library. For more information on curbside, please click here. A mask is required.
We’re Here for You
We are open online and library staff are working hard to make sure you have access to the information you need. Staff are Available for Help Via Phone, Email and Chat Reach out to get your questions answered… ~ over the phone by calling your location: Fair Haven Library: (203) 946-8115 Ives Main Library: (203) 946-8135 Mitchell Library: (203) 946-8117 … Continued