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Starting a Business Virtual Course

Learn how to start and sustain your own business with this FREE weekly program, addressing topics essential to running a successful business presented by experienced professionals In addition, qualifying enrollees will have an opportunity to compete for a $5000 business grant […]

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Technical Skills Training Being Offered

Governor Ned Lamont announced a collaboration between the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities (CSCU), the Connecticut Office of Workforce Strategy, and Amazon Web Services (AWS) to provide technical skills training and education to more than […]

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Become a Digital Navigator

The Hamden Public Library is piloting a national program to improve digital inclusion and to bridge the digital divide. This project is made possible with funding from the American Recovery Plan Act through the Institute […]

Children's Blog

National Chemistry Week: Illustrated Poem Contest

National Chemistry Week (NCW) is a community-based program of the American Chemical Society (ACS). This annual program unites ACS local sections, student chapters, technical divisions, businesses, schools, and individuals in communicating the importance of chemistry to […]

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October is Health Literacy Month!

Health Literacy is the degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process, and understand basic health information needed to make appropriate health decisions. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) addresses […]

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Join our Community Conversations

The Hamden Public Library wants to hear about your hopes for Hamden and your ideas for how the library can help those hopes become reality. Share your ideas at one of our community conversations. You may win a $25 gift card! […]

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Thanksgiving Food Drive

Hamden Community Services works with the community every year to ensure Hamden families enjoy Thanksgiving without the worry of where their holiday meal will come from through generation donations by dedicated residents like you. […]

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Creepy Reads

Take a look at our new book display of Creepy Reads – Kinda Creepy and Seriously Creepy books for this Spooky Season! You can find the display on the Main level of the Miller Library.

Upcoming Events

Listen to our Podcast

podcast Our Podcast is your number one listening resource for our unique and diverse community. Our goal is to not only keep you informed but also entertain and inspire you. Appreciate why Hamden Public Library truly is the heart of Hamden!

Niche Academy

Niche Academy provides tutorials on using the library’s digital collection and research databases as well as computer skill tutorials.

Hamden Food Distribution

Hamden food banks and pantries are working to keep their doors open during these uncertain times and providing food to all who need it.