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National Hispanic Heritage Month

National Hispanic Heritage Month is a period from  September 15th to October 15th in the United States for recognizing the contributions and influence of Hispanic Americans to the history, culture, and achievements of the United States of America. […]

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Masks and Mandates

Members of an anti-mask social media group have been attending and protesting at school board meetings and public spaces in many Connecticut towns.  Movement proponents argue that children should not be required to wear masks […]

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Mark Schenker Leads Discussion of “Hamnet”

Please join us on Zoom Wednesday, September 29, 2021 from 6:30-7:30pm for a discussion of the book “Hamnet” written by Maggie O’Farrell. Mark Schenker of Yale University will be the moderator for the discussion. Stephnie […]

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Crime Time Corner #6: Academic Mysteries

When you think of the Ivy League, what comes to mind? Tradition, prestige, scholarship, old money? How about murder? Pamela Thomas-Graham wrote a three-book series in which the protagonist of all three books is Nikki […]

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Hindsight 2020

Hindsight 2020 “is a collaborative community history project documenting Greater New Haven community members’ reflections on the year 2020″. At Miller Memorial Library, Brundage Community Branch, and at Whitneyville Branch, we have now a Hindsight […]

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Electric Car Show at Miller Library

National Drive Electric Week Event at Miller Public Library An in-person event will be hosted in the Miller Public Library parking lot on Saturday, September 25th, from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.  Electric Vehicle(EV) owners […]

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Open Culture and Astronomy

Two astronomical events have appeared in some news articles recently. The Perseid meteor showers which occur from mid-July and continue through late August. The moon will be a crescent and set early so the night […]

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Hamden Entrepreneurs Seminar Series

The Hamden Regional Chamber of Commerce and the Hamden Economic Development Corporation are pleased to announce the Hamden Entrepreneurs Seminar Series to begin in September of 2021. This four-part series will cover a variety of important business topics […]

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Climate Change: Sixth Assessment Report

The Inter-Governmental Panel on Climate Change(IPCC) released its most comprehensive report yet on Monday, August 9th.  It is the 6th report since the organizations founding in 1988 and the first one since 2014’s fifth assessment […]