Library Blog

OverDrive App Will Sunset February 2022

If you use the OverDrive app to access Libraries Online Digital Collection for free e-books, e-magazines and audiobooks, please plan to switch to the Libby app. The OverDrive app is be removed from the Apple App Store, Google […]

Children's Blog

Collaborative Puzzle Art Project

The Hamden Library is calling all residents to join us for a collaborative art project! Join us in creating a large community puzzle to be displayed in the library. Stop by the Children’s Desk to […]

Community News

Hamden Overnight Warming Center

Hamden Overnight Warming Center will be open will be open beginning January 11th. It will operate through February 28 at Keefe Community Center at 11 Pine Street.  Open 7 nights a week, from 7pm to […]

COVID Resources

Insurance to Cover At-Home COVID tests

Starting January 15, most people with a health plan can go online, or to a pharmacy or store to purchase an at-home over-the-counter COVID-19 diagnostic test authorized by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) […]

Library Blog

Crime Time Corner #7 Winter Chills

A trip to the Alps- with friends, or family, or even the people you work with – sounds like fun, doesn’t it? Crisp mountain air and gorgeous views of snow-capped mountains. But…throw in a few […]

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Library Blog

Plant for the pollinators this winter!

The Seed Library at Hamden Public Library is distributing seeds of plants that boost the work of our dwindling pollinators. Many of these plants are native either to the Northeast or to Connecticut; others are […]