Summer Art Series

Feed Your Creative Soul

Make Art

Join special guest artists, Masem Enyong & Versatile Poetiq for a fun, interactive music and arts workshop.

Wednesday, August 2, 1:30 - 4:30pm

South Church - 277 Main Street, entrance at back of church

Ages 6-12

Register HERE

HPL Weekly Book Recommendations:

Check out what we're reading

Picking a book can be hard, we're here to help.

Good Company

Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney

New York Times Bestseller

Friendship, marriage, secrets and joy are all explored is this novel you will devour.

"Terrific wit and inventiveness…Now that’s entertainment.” — Wall Street Journal

“An absorbing, wise, and tender tale of a marriage in mid-life.” — O, the Oprah Magazine

Trust Exercise

Susan Choi

2019 National Book Award For Fiction

An electrifying and captivating novel about a young romance and a shocking spiral of events.

“Compulsively readable and formally brilliant: this is basically a literary unicorn.” — Lit Hub

"Read it once for pleasure, and then again to turn up all the brilliant Easter eggs.” — Vulture

Keep Reading Hartford!

(The summer's not over yet)

Congratulations to all the winners of the Hartford Summer Reading Challenge weekly branch raffles!

3551 Hartford Readers (including these four awesome readers) are soaring through the universe, reading, visiting the NASA exhibit, attending library programs, helping family members and creating space-themed masterpieces!

Be sure to get your raffle entries in Friday through Sunday each week for your chance to win some amazing prizes.

Register today and pledge your minutes and

enter to win great weekly raffle prizes!

Head to a museum - we've got your passes!

The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art 

From July 1 to September 4, Connecticut children age 18 and under plus one Connecticut resident adult can visit participating museums free of charge through the Connecticut Summer at the Museum program.

More info and list of museums HERE

A Place Like No Other

Providing essential services for our community

Everyday Tech: Apple Help

Monday, August 7: 10:00 - 11:00am

Albany Branch

Have an Apple device that you need help learning how to use?

Register today

(Please bring your device with you)

Summer Lunch is back!

Now through Aug 11, 12:30 - 1:30 pm.

Albany Branch, Barbour Branch, Camp Field Branch, Dwight Branch and Park Branch

Offering engaging, educational, and fun programming seven days a week

Check out our entire calendar of programs HERE and find what you're looking for at your favorite branch.

This Week's Highlight:

Craft & Create: Clay Pinch Pots

Wednesday, August 2, 4:00 - 5:00 pm

Barbour Branch

All Ages

Make pinch pots with air dry clay and pressed flowers.

“Too often, she looked forward to the end of something—to beginning the remembering—more than the thing itself.”

― Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney, Good Company

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