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
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
Doing Harm: Discussing Gender Bias in Medicine with Maya Dusenbery
Written by Rory Martorana It’s no secret that medical research has historically focused on cisgender Caucasian males. What happens to everyone else when medical symptoms present differently in their gender or race? Maya Dusenbery explores this in her book, Doing Harm: The Truth About How Bad Medicine and Lazy Science Leave Women Dismissed, Misdiagnosed, and … Continued
NHFPL to Appear on C-SPAN
The February 4th edition of our virtual author talk program, Books Sandwiched In, will air on C-SPAN 2. Tune in and watch this coming Sunday, 2/21, at 2 AM EST. The event features historian and professor Gerald Horne. He chatted with Adult Services team member Isaac Shub and Mitchell Branch Manager Marian Huggins about his … Continued