The New Haven Free Public Library will have a delayed opening at noon on Thursday, April 25, 2024 for staff development.

Celebrate Autism and Neurodiversity with the New Haven Free Public Library

Libraries play an important role in promoting inclusivity and celebrating diversity in all its forms. Neurodiversity is no exception. The term “neurodiversity” is used to describe the differences in human brains and behavior. Neurodivergence includes a variety of different conditions including but not limited to ADHD, autism, dyslexia, and more. Since April is Autism Acceptance Month, let’s take a moment to highlight some of our programs and services that benefit the neurodivergent community in New Haven.

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