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Summer Reading 2017



Summer Reading is on!. You can sign up at the Library, or register online to track your reading and become eligible to win prizes. 

We have lots of other fun programs offered throughout the summer at all three Hamden Library branches. Visit our calendar page to view all our program listings.



Online Databases for Children

Use your library card to access the research databases.


ScienceFlix combines curriculum-driven, leveled content, interactive features, and intuitive navigation into a single, highly-engaging digital resource for students in grades 4 through 9. ScienceFlix is available for use on PCs, Macs and most tablets and mobile devices.

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BookflixBookFlix is a new online literacy resource that pairs classic video storybooks with related nonfiction eBooks to build a love of reading and learning. The engaging way to link fact and fiction, BookFlix reinforces early reading skills and introduces children to a world of knowledge and exploration!

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TumbleBooks is a collection of animated, talking picture books, with fiction, non-fiction and foreign language titles . You can also find Tumble Puzzles & Games that help develop reading and language skills.



Explora buttonExplora will help you discover reliable information on thousands of topics covering a wide range of subjects including art & music, literature, language arts, geography, history, social studies, world cultures & languages, science, technology, engineering, mathematics, health, and sports.





  Try our new online language learning program for children! Muzzy Club is a comprehensive, interactive and fun way to learn a second language. Includes Spanish, French, German, Italian, Chinese, Korean, and English (ESL).