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

Native American Heritage Month

by Jeff Williams | Adult Services Librarian November is a month for celebrating Native American Heritage.    New Haven Free Public Library has created the following annotated list of online resources to recognize this occasion and to provide a starting point for exploration:  Image Credits: 

An old-fashioned open book is centered on a black background with the words "Celebrate Spooky Season" over it. It is surrounded by illustrated spiders and skeletons.

Celebrate “Spooky Season” at NHFPL

The days are getting shorter, the nights are becoming chillier, and the leaves are starting to turn their autumnal hues… which means that the best time of year has finally arrived! The New Haven Free Public Library has all that you need to fully celebrate this Halloween season.   Check out this curated list of books, … 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