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Thank you for celebrating Mardi Gras with NHFPL!

Thanks to your enthusiasm and generosity, we raised over $50,000 to support the Library’s collections, programs, and services year-round! We were thrilled to welcome beloved poets Toi Derricotte, Cornelius Eady, and Reginald Dwayne Betts for an engaging and thoughtful conversation; honor Elsie B. Chapman for her dedication to the Library; and celebrate the more than … Continued

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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