Library Blog


Hamden residents with a library card can access reliable automotive help online 24/7 through ChiltonLibrary.  Trusted by automotive enthusiasts for more than 100 years, ChiltonLibrary supports “do-it-yourselfers” of all skill levels. No other source contains […]

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Gale Presents: Peterson’s Test Prep

Gale Presents: Peterson’s Test Prep provides the tools you need to achieve educational and professional success. Whether you are a student exploring higher education, a recent graduate embarking on a career path, or a business […]

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Getting Started with Creativebug

  Enjoy unlimited access to thousands of online art and craft class videos for all skill levels, complete with downloadable patterns, templates, and recipes. The easy to navigate website features classes on topics in art […]

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Transparent Language Online

110+ Languages Are At Your Fingertips: Transparent Language Online Now Available FREE at Hamden Public Library Planning a trip to Italy to celebrate your anniversary? Collaborating with your Chinese counterparts in your company’s Beijing branch? […]

Children's Blog

Hellosaurus on Hoopla

Hellosaurus is an interactive story platform where kids 2 to 8 years old fuel their imagination through epic story adventures. Kids step into the co-starring role of curious explorers, creative innovators, and confident heroes, unlocking an […]

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The Many Language Days of April!

April isn’t just a month where rain showers bring May flowers; it’s also a month of fun with many celebrations including National Poetry Month and National Garden Month! Growth and inspiration can be found everywhere […]

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Zinio eMagazines, previously available in the RBdigital app, has moved to OverDrive. Hamden Library patrons can now read our digital magazines alongside eBooks and eAudiobooks on Libby, the one-tap reading app from OverDrive. […]

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Kanopy Video Streaming

Kanopy is an on-demand film streaming service available for free at Hamden Public Library. Hamden Library cardholders can borrow up to 6 titles per month. […]