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Edward O. Wilson, June 10, 1929- December 26, 2021

Edward O. Wilson was an American biologist and the leading authority on ants whose study led to some of the biggest and most provocative scientific ideas of the 20th century—the biological basis to human behavior(sociobiology) and […]

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Entrepreneur Training

Business Assistance Center Offering Entrepreneur Training to Start-Ups and Existing Small Businesses The Hamden Economic Development Corporation (Town-Wide) and the New Colony Development Corporation (Hamden Target areas) both offer Entrepreneur Training through the Hamden Business Assistance […]

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Critical Race Theory 101

Chances are you have heard about something called Critical Race Theory(CRT), most likely from watching a national or local television news/opinion show, possibly even on social media.  The issue of CRT has now been localized […]

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November is Diabetes Awareness Month

November is a special month dedicated to spreading awareness, encouraging education, and dispelling misinformation about diabetes.  November 14th is World Diabetes Day, as it commemorates Sir Frederick Banting’s birthday. Sir Banting, along with Charles Best, […]

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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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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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Electric School Bus Showcase@Miller Library!

On Tuesday, June 29, 2021 from 1-2:30pm, the public will have an opportunity to experience an electric school bus at Miller Memorial Library. The Ride & Drive event is with Lion Electric, the leading all-electric […]

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Electric Vehicles in Connecticut

In 2020, Connecticut unveiled A Policy Framework for Electric Vehicle Adoption to accelerate the deployment of electric vehicles (EVs) and charging station infrastructure, among other things.  Connecticut has committed to an ambitious EV adoption goal […]

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“Tell Your Story” with Jason Reynolds

Author Jason Reynolds (Finalist for 2019 National Book Award for Young People’s Literature, Newbury Medal winner, NAACP Image Award winner and other honors) was awarded the honor of, National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature. In […]

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Computer Science Career Resources

Resources for careers in computer science. ComputerScience.org offers a collection of financial aid, academic, and career resources. Curated by industry professionals, we provide students and professionals with the most up-to-date information in computer science education.  […]

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English As a Second Language

Use Our Online Resources to Learn English This guide will introduce you to Hamden Public Library’s online resources that are useful to adult learners of English as a Second Language (ESL) and their tutors. These […]