Hartford Public Library brings its innovative and exciting adult programming, featuring local presenters, online! Every day starting next week HPL will give you videos on its
Facebook page and
YouTube channel that will enlighten and inform you.
Feeling crafty? Join us on Mondays for your next project!
Innovative local authors share their work on Tuesday
Everything to help you be the healthiest and best version of yourself, each Wednesday
Tips for making life in your home more pleasant, every Thursday
The best in local music of all genres to head into the weekend
Looking for something fun to do with your little ones? From Monday through Friday starting April 6 we'll be posting children's story time with Denise Martens, HPL children's librarian, at noon on Facebook!
Hartford History Center (HHC) was recently recognized by the Connecticut Council of Municipalities with a Municipal Excellence Award for its strong partnership between the City of Hartford and the Library in ensuring preservation of and access to information, public records, and historical archives. This is a core tenant of HHC’s mission and also drives the mission of the new Digital Library Lab.
Brenda Miller named to NEDCC Commitee
Behind the scenes, we are happy to share that Brenda Miller, HPL’s Executive Director, Culture and Communications, was recently named to the Northeast Document Conservation Center’s (NEDCC) Advisory Committee for a three-year term starting this May. Brenda heads the Library’s Hartford History Center and has oversight of HPL’s new Digital Library Lab (DLL), a social enterprise project launched earlier this year. The NEDCC is a defining leader in the field of conservation and preservation, and this new collaboration will further strengthen and enrich the Library’s DLL venture.
The Internal Revenue Service will begin distributing economic impact payments starting in three weeks. For more information visit irs.gov/coronavirus
The U.S. Small Business Administration and SCORE of Greater Hartford is holding an online information session offering all of the information you need to know about how the SBA Disaster Assistance Program can help your business or nonprofit. The event takes place Friday, April 3 from 11 am to 1 pm. Click here to register.
ServeSafe is currently offering its online Food Handler course and exam for free thru the month of April. Take advantage of this limited time opportunity now! To register, click here.
FREE ServeSafe Takeout and Delivery: COVID-19 Precautions Videos ServeSafe is also offering two new, free training videos that address COVID-19 precautions for takeout and delivery. Available in English and Spanish. Register for the videos here. For more information, click here.
For questions, contact Hartford Public Library’s Certified ServeSafe Instructor and Proctor, Beverly Redd at email@example.com.