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

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

Barbie-fied Reads!

Want more after seeing the movie? Try these great book picks that delve deeper into the concepts from the film and conversations the film has inspired. We’ve got everything you need to keep your Barbie party going strong!