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Best Films about Aging and Elderhood

The movies love old people. There have been so many films where actors have won awards for playing people so much older. Dustin Hoffman in Little Big Man, Russell Crowe in A Beautiful Mind, Cicely […]

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The Origins of Women’s History Month

Women’s History Month is a celebration of the contributions women have made to the growth of our country from the very beginning to the present. From Abigail Adam’s March 31, 1776 letter to her husband […]

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Electric Vehicle Resources

Despite widespread awareness in a short period of time, electric vehicles(EVs) haven’t achieved mainstream adoption, making up about 2% of vehicle sales.  The adoption rate(the rate that we replace fossil fuel run machinery with clean […]

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A History of Ukraine

Ukraine is the largest country in Europe by land area of 603,628km2.  It has a population of over 40 million people, an official language of Ukrainian, and is a major world exporter of wheat and […]

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February is Love Your Library Month!

It’s Love Your Library month and we are CELEBRATING! Come into any branch to get a library card (or renew your expired one) and receive a raffle ticket. We’re raffling off library bags brimming with […]

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The Origins of Black History Month

The idea for Black History Month originated in 1915 when an historian, Carter G. Woodhouse, and a minister, Jesse E. Moreland got together to develop The Association for the Study of Negro Life and History. […]

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Business Newsletter

Find out about small business workshops and other resources (online and local) by subscribing to Hamden Public Library’s monthly Business Newsletter. […]

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“Get Back” to “Beatlemania”

With the recent release of Peter Jackson’s Beatles documentary “Get Back” on Disney Plus, Beatlemania has once again dominated music charts, library hold lists and book sales, and the pop culture world. “Get Back” is […]