Graphic of nhfpl logo and prospect public library logos to feature their joint book chat

Check it out: Monthly NHFPL and Prospect Public Library Joint Book Chat

The partnership between the New Haven Free Public Library and the Prospect Public Library began in late March and early April of 2020 when the pandemic was a new experience for New Haven and the world at large.  Wilson Branch Library Technical Assistant Arthur Volanth noticed New Haven Free Public Library was looking for new virtual programming opportunities while also noticing the first library he worked at, … Continued

Covers of selected books chosen by our friends at the New Haven PRIDE Center

New Haven PRIDE Celebrates Reading with New Haven Free Public Library!

Looking for a great read? Our amazing partners at the New Haven Pride Center have shared their top book recommendations! Check out this great list below and don’t forget that you can access these titles and place holds for convenient pickup at any of our locations through your account. And don’t forget to mark your … Continued

multiple structures built with keva planks

In case you missed it…

Check out some of the awesome building projects patrons made in the Ives Squared Tinker Lab with our Keva Planks! Something new is put out every 2 weeks for drop-in activities. August 16-August 27 will be our Button Makers!

NHFPL Launches Book Club Kits!

Part of a book club or looking to start one? NHFPL now offers Book Club Kits at the Ives Main Library. Kits contain everything you need to host a great book discussion – 8-10 copies of a title, author bio, reader’s guide, tips for hosting and discussion questions! Borrow one today and keep it for … Continued