Save The Date:
Saturday, October 2nd
Community Celebration
Park Street Library @ the Lyric
Check out all that's in store at your new Park Street Library!
Saturday, October 2nd 1:30-5pm
Learn more about all the exciting updates HERE
Photo by Carlos Hernandez Chavez
You Go Jasmin! 2021 Connecticut Art Hero!
Jasmin Agosto:

Hartford History Center Education and Outreach Manager by day and Sageseeker Productions founder by night.

Artist always.

"Art allows us to think creativity, to ask questions, to push boundaries, and to express joy. It is powerful to share all of that with our community."

Learn more about Jasmin and her award HERE
We've got two great recommendations this week.
Dahlma Llanos-Figueroa

Recommended by our very own Jasmin Agosto!

Finalist for the PEN/Robert Bingham Fellowship for Writers this is a heartbreaking, inspirational story about mothers and daughters, and the ways in which they hurt and save one another.
Zakiya Dalila Harris
New York Times Bestseller

Named a Most Anticipated Book of 2021 by TimeThe Washington Post, Harper’s Bazaar, and more!

​This electric debut is about the tension that unfurls when two young Black women meet against the starkly white backdrop of New York City book publishing.
Interested in these titles or others?

Check out our entire library catalog (books, films, music, etc..) HERE

Read anything good lately? Let us know.
We'd love to feature it (and you) in a future Enews!
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Please take Hartford Public Library’s survey, it’s anonymous and should only take about 10 minutes to complete.

Thank you!

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Immigration Youth Career Pathways:
FREE Computer Network Training @ The American Place
Ages 18-24
Receive Nine College Credits
Enrollment Ends September 10

Our training opens doors to both employment & further education in the expanding field of technology. Program runs Sept-June 4 hrs per week

Upon successful completion students will be be placed in an internship, receiving hands-on experience and $16 an hour.

Tel. 860-695-6291
“These are the stories. My stories, their stories—just as they were told to my mother and her mother and hers. They were given to me for safekeeping, and now I give them to you.”
Dahlma Llanos-Figueroa, Daughters of the Stone