Celebrate Living Black History with the New Haven Free Public Library this February!
This February the New Haven Free Public Library is honoring the historical achievements of Black Americans and recognizing their central role in our nation’s history, as well as celebrating the ongoing history that is being created every day. Join us for book discussions, film screenings, community gatherings, and much more. We hope to see you … Continued
September is Library Card Sign-Up Month!
by Connor Kennedy, Adult Services Librarian, Ives Main Branch With National Library Card Sign Up Month occurring this September, you may find yourself wondering (if you don’t already have one), why should you get a library card? Well, I am here to tell you why you should have one, and just how easy it can be … Continued
NHFPL is partnering with the Pride Center to celebrate PRIDE New Haven with the community
PRIDE New Haven is an 8-day festival celebrating the culture, art, and history of New Haven and Connecticut’s LGBTQ+ community. Attend film screenings and social events, make creative projects, and more at NHFPL the week of September 11-18. Don’t forget to visit our booth at PRIDEfest, which takes place Saturday, September 17 on the New … Continued
NHFPL Partners with Arts and Ideas to explore Octavia Butler’s Parable of the Sower
Take a deeper dive into the timely themes of the the citywide One City. One Read selection. Explore topics such as climate change, poverty, Afrofuturism, and more with our micro branches and events. Today, Parable of the Sower is heralded as one of the first major works of climate fiction. It was the winner of … Continued
June Happenings / Novedades de Junio
View this month’s Happenings in English and Spanish
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