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FCC Launching Emergency Broadband Benefit Program

What is the Emergency Broadband Benefit? The $3.2B Emergency Broadband Benefit is a temporary Federal Communications Commission program to help families and households struggling to afford broadband internet service during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Emergency […]

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Eviction: Legal Help and Rental Assistance

Are you being Evicted? Did Covid-19 cause hardship? Are you falling behind in rent? Falling behind in utilities? Get Legal Help! Call Statewide Legal Services, Toll Free, at 1-800-453-3320 or Apply Online. Rental and utility […]

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RBdigital shutdown

The RBdigital platform will shutdown no later than December 30, 2020, but no fear – our collections will still be available through other platforms! […]

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Technology Support

In order to protect the health and safety of staff and patrons alike, the Library will be suspending the outdoor computer lab indefinitely. Free wi-fi, lendable hot spots, and our device charging station are still available. […]

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Hello from the Borrowers Services Department!

We are so glad to be able to safely put the books, DVDs, magazines, movies, or other items you are looking for in your hands. We miss serving you face to face, but are happy to help you through this difficult time. Here are some tips to make borrowing easier. […]

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At the Museums…

To make it easy for you to plan a family fun day, here is a list of the places that currently accept library passes with information on their hours and restrictions.
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Writers on Film

“Write what you know,” is the proverbial mantra touted in writing classes around the globe. This may explain the many books and movies that center around a writer as the main character. […]

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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. […]