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

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Current Topics

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National Poetry Month

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Earth Day
Monday, April 22

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Autism Acceptance Month

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Monday, April 22 – Tuesday, April 30

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2025 Nutmeg Nominees

Elementary Nominees (Grades 2-3)

Intermediate Nominees (Grades 4-6)

Middle School Nominees (Grades 7-8)