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November Programs for You
2020 Census Job Fair
Tuesday, November 21

  • Downtown Library, 500 Main St.: 9:30 am - 11:30 am

  • Park Library, 744 Park St.:
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

  • Albany Library, 1250 Albany Ave.: 3:30 pm -5:30 pm.

  • Camp Field Library, 30 Campfield Ave.: 6:30 pm -8 pm.
Remembering Steve Goddard
Steve Goddard passed away November 4, 2019 at the age of 77. He was passionate about Hartford and its history and was instrumental in founding the Hartford History Center at Hartford Public Library. Steve also served Hartford Public Library for over 30 years as a Board Member and, more recently, as our first Director Emeritus.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be designated to the Hartford History Center at the Hartford Public Library, 500 Main Street, Hartford, CT 06103. Donations may also be made online by clicking here . Please make your check out to the Hartford Public Library.

Click here to learn more about Steve.