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 BIPOC Librarians Join in Charting a Legacy of Justice
The legacy of community, fighting for equity, and lifelong learning lives on in the BIPOC librarians of Connecticut. NHFPL is incredibly proud of the work of Mitchell Branch Manager, Marian Huggins, Stetson Branch Manager, Diane Brown, and Deputy Director, Luis Chavez-Brummell do for our community. Check out how BIPOC librarians across the state are charting … Continued
Reform Or Revolution? Rosa Luxemburg’s Biographer Revisits Question With Library Crowd
In a special Friday edition of Books Sandwiched In titled “Remembering Rosa: Rosa Luxemburg and a Century of World-Changing Women”, biographer Dana Mills Zoom-ed in all the way from Tel Aviv to discuss the life and legacy of Rosa with Ives Reference Librarian Rory Martorana. Missed it? Our friend Allison Hadley at the New Haven … Continued
Three Kings Visit Wilson Library!
A cheery surprise awaited patrons at the Wilson Library for Three Kings Day as the community celebrated outside with music, gifts and good cheer. Read about it here in an article by the Arts Paper. Special thanks to our friends at the Yale Peabody Museum for the donation of gifts for the community. Photos courtesy … Continued