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Compassion Fest 2022

Compassionfest is returning to Hamden after a two-year hiatus.   The event will be held on Saturday, July 23rd from 10am-5pm at Whitneyville Cultural Commons.  Event organizer, Tabitha Logan, joined us on the Hamden Library Podcast- […]

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Connecticut Trails Day 2022!

Connecticut Trails Day weekend is June 4th & 5th.  Events are available for registration all over the state.  You can check for an event nearby or anywhere else in Connecticut on TrailsDay.org. The Connecticut Forest […]

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Phonics & The Science of Reading

In 2019, results on national and international exams showed stagnant or declining American performance in reading, and widening gaps between high and low performers.  The causes are diverse, but many experts point to a shortage of educators trained […]

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May is Mental Health Awareness Month

1 in 5 U.S. adults experience mental illness each year 1 in 20 U.S. adults experience serious mental illness each year 1 in 6 U.S. youth aged 6-17 experience a mental health disorder each year 50% of all lifetime […]

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Veggies to plant now

Wasn’t it just Spring? and now we are in mid-summer? That’s Connecticut for you. Procrastinate no more! Take a look at this guide to sowing seeds directly into the garden, courtesy of The Old Farmers’ […]