Check Out Guyanese Authors at the Ives Branch!

To kick off Black History Month, the New Haven Free Public Library has partnered up with the Ely Center of Contemporary Art to create a Guyanese author display to coincide with the Ely Center’s Stanwyck Cromwell exhibit opening this month!  Guyana, officially the Co-operative Republic of Guyana, is a small Caribbean country located in the … Continued

Unveiling NHFPL’s Top Reads of 2023!

Hold onto your reading glasses!

As we step into 2024, it’s time to reflect on the literary adventures that captivated New Haven readers last year. We’re thrilled to share with you the Top 50 most popular books borrowed from the Library in 2023!

This list offers a fascinating glimpse into the literary landscape of the Elm City, showcasing the diverse tastes and interests of our community. So, grab your favorite reading nook and cozy up as we unveil the reads that kept New Haven turning pages in 2023.

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Ives Squared’s Top Picks for Free Creative Software

For anyone who wants to work on a creative project on a computer, there’s a lot of options for software they can use. Some of the most popular programs can get rather pricy. Thankfully, there are many free options as well, and they can deliver results just as good as the expensive ones. Here’s a few recommendations for free creative software you might want to try.