Please note that all branches will be closed Saturday, July 2 and Monday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day.

What is fanfiction and is it worth reading?

By Rose Simpson, Community Technology Librarian Maybe you’ve been in a situation like this before: you just finished a popular young adult novel and you want to read more books like it, but you’ve already read all the similar books the librarians recommend. Or perhaps your favorite series just finished and you’re so excited about … Continued

still from YouTube of man using Estuary to code

Live Coding Comes to the NHFPL

The Audiovisual Coding series, led by local composer/programmer Carl Testa, will continue with the next installment on December 6th.

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!

Summer Learning starts June 12!

The New Haven Free Public Library Community Summer Learning Program launches on Saturday, June 12 and runs through September 3 at all library locations.  The annual Summer Learning Program is designed to advance literacy and transform lives by providing free, fun, family-friendly programs and services all summer long. New features for summer 2021: Summer Learning … Continued

Virtual Events for All Ages

Events for all ages have gone virtual! It has never been easier to join in the community fun at your library.  Join us for craft programs, Take and Make kits, book discussions, story times and more from virtually from anywhere with your computer or smart device.  We’ve got something for everyone!  View our calendar of … Continued