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Black History Month: Puzzles

Celebrate black history, black culture, and black art.

2024-02-01 11:00:00 2024-02-01 16:00:00 America/New_York Black History Month: Puzzles We proudly present a collection of quality puzzles, perfect for an afternoon to relax after a long day. Ropkins Branch -

Thursday, February 01
11:00am - 4:00pm

Add to Calendar 2024-02-01 11:00:00 2024-02-01 16:00:00 America/New_York Black History Month: Puzzles We proudly present a collection of quality puzzles, perfect for an afternoon to relax after a long day. Ropkins Branch -

We proudly present a collection of quality puzzles, perfect for an afternoon to relax after a long day.

To celebrate Black History Month, Ropkins Library will be showcasing the puzzles of Black artists, and creators.

  • Adults
  • Accommodations - If you need accommodations for this class, please contact the Library as soon as you are able (860) 695-7520.

AGE GROUP: | Teens | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Health & Wellness | Arts |

TAGS: | puzzles | black history month | black history |

Ropkins Branch

Phone: (860) 695-7520
Branch manager
Shannon Strickland

Hours
Mon, May 27 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Tue, May 28 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Wed, May 29 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Thu, May 30 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Fri, May 31 Closed
Sat, Jun 01 Closed
Sun, Jun 02 Closed

About the branch

About Ropkins Library...

In May 1995, the Ropkins Branch and the S.A.N.D. Everywhere School library merged.  A new 5,600 square foot state-of-the-art facility opened in December 1998.  In March 2023, the Ropkins Branch reopened following a renovation. It now houses the Hartford History Center Annex. 

The renovated branch is open to the community.

Ropkins is open Monday-Thursday from 10am-5pm.

Upcoming events

Thu, May 30, 11:00am - 4:00pm
Ropkins Branch
Jigsaw puzzles promote a state of calmness and mindfulness.

Thu, May 30, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Albany Branch
Hartford Behavioral Health's mission is to serve the behavioral health needs throughout the Greater Hartford area by taking a holistic,... more
Hartford Behavioral Health's mission is to serve the behavioral health needs throughout the Greater Hartford area by taking a holistic, collaborative, & culturally competent approach to client care.

Thu, May 30, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Albany Branch - Albany Branch Community Room
An introductory gentle yoga class teaching basic yoga skills, that can be done on your feet or in a seat. Registration Required. Space... more
An introductory gentle yoga class teaching basic yoga skills, that can be done on your feet or in a seat. Registration Required. Space is Limited. Yoga mats provided.

Thu, May 30, 11:00am - 12:00pm
South Church - 277 Main Street - Entrance in back of church
Join us for rhymes, fingerplay, songs & stories.

Thu, May 30, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Ropkins Branch
Coloring can improve your health!

Thu, May 30, 2:15pm - 5:30pm
Downtown Branch - UConn Classroom 139
Opportunity for All tutoring

Thu, May 30, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Albany Branch
Experience D&D magic in our workshop. Unleash creativity, master storytelling, characters, and dungeon mastering. Join for endless... more
Experience D&D magic in our workshop. Unleash creativity, master storytelling, characters, and dungeon mastering. Join for endless adventures!

Thu, May 30, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Albany Branch
Are you ready to become a world famous film maker or create a fun video for Tik Tok? Using footage you filmed, learn to video edit in... more
Are you ready to become a world famous film maker or create a fun video for Tik Tok? Using footage you filmed, learn to video edit in Davinci Resolve!

Thu, May 30, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Albany Branch
Enhance your online posts! From simple to complex animations, learn how to easily animate with the Canva app.

Thu, May 30, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Park Street Library @ The Lyric
FREE event filled with family fun, resources, organizations, community members, and opportunities! Food , Arts & Crafts, and... more
FREE event filled with family fun, resources, organizations, community members, and opportunities! Food , Arts & Crafts, and more! ¡Evento GRATUITO lleno de diversión familiar

Thu, May 30, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Downtown Branch - X Space
Discover the magic of sun bead jewelry! Come Downtown and create your own unique piece today. Watch in wonder as the colors transform... more
Discover the magic of sun bead jewelry! Come Downtown and create your own unique piece today. Watch in wonder as the colors transform right before your eyes in the beautiful sunlight.

Fri, May 31, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 141
PCA program for adult ESL students

Fri, May 31, 11:00am - 11:30am
Barbour Branch
Join Ms. Fe at the Barbour Branch for a fun half hour of play-dough and stories!

Fri, May 31, 12:30pm - 5:00pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 141
The Regional School Choice application for the 2024/2025 school year kicks off on December 4! Get information about school options for... more
The Regional School Choice application for the 2024/2025 school year kicks off on December 4! Get information about school options for your child and application assistance by appointment only.

Fri, May 31, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Downtown Branch - X Space
Drop by the library to get some books for your child’s weekend reading and a fun activity kit.

Fri, May 31, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Albany Branch - Albany Branch Community Room
Tell Ms. April what you would like to do for a program today!

Fri, May 31, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Albany Branch
Using the Meta Quest virtual reality headsets, we'll dive into various apps to create unique art and indulge in immersive experiences by... more
Using the Meta Quest virtual reality headsets, we'll dive into various apps to create unique art and indulge in immersive experiences by playing your favorite VR games.

Fri, May 31, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Albany Branch
Enhance your online posts! From simple to complex animations, learn how to easily animate with the Canva app.

Sat, Jun 01, 9:00am - 3:30pm
West Middle School Branch - Classroom 2016
Learning program for high school graduates ages 18-24 providing the needed preparation to sit for the CompTIA A+ certification exams.

Sat, Jun 01, 9:30am - 3:30pm
West Middle School Branch - Classroom 2017
Learning program for high school graduates ages 18-24 providing the needed preparation to sit for the CompTIA A+ certification exams.

Sat, Jun 01, 9:30am - 12:30pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 141
English speaking, reading, and writing classes for adult students

Sat, Jun 01, 12:00pm - 3:00pm
Downtown Branch - Terrace
Celebrate HPL's 250th Parade and Summer Kickoff event at 500 Main Street, Hartford CT 06103.

Sat, Jun 01, 12:30pm - 3:30pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 141
Tutoring in math topics for students preparing for the GED and other adult learners

Sat, Jun 01, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Albany Branch - Albany Branch Community Room
A free workshop series for those struggling with addiction, as well as their loved ones. Learn effective ways to improve Substance Abuse... more
A free workshop series for those struggling with addiction, as well as their loved ones. Learn effective ways to improve Substance Abuse Disorder. Free goodies for all who attend!

Mon, Jun 03, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 141
PCA program for adult ESL students

Mon, Jun 03, 11:00am - 4:00pm
Ropkins Branch
Jigsaw puzzles promote a state of calmness and mindfulness.

Mon, Jun 03, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Dwight Branch
Need help with a resume or perhaps a job search? Well we're here to help! Every 1st Monday of the month from 11am-1pm a Career Navigator... more
Need help with a resume or perhaps a job search? Well we're here to help! Every 1st Monday of the month from 11am-1pm a Career Navigator from the American Job Center can assist you.

Mon, Jun 03, 2:15pm - 5:30pm
Downtown Branch - UConn Classroom 139
Opportunity for All tutoring

Mon, Jun 03, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Albany Branch
Come try out our different building kits like legos, bridge building kit and more to make your own unique creation. Ask Librarian... more
Come try out our different building kits like legos, bridge building kit and more to make your own unique creation. Ask Librarian Katryna for the challenge of the day.

Mon, Jun 03, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Ropkins Branch - Sand/Ropkins Youth Virtual Room
Stop by if you need help with your school work. Children under 12 must come with their parent.

Mon, Jun 03, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Ropkins Branch
Get creative with a variety of stencils.

Mon, Jun 03, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 140
English classes for adult students

Mon, Jun 03, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Downtown Branch - Center for Contemporary Culture
Join us for this 8 part lecture series on the history of Jazz

Tue, Jun 04, 9:00am - 1:30pm
Barbour Branch
Get your computer and smartphone questions answered.

Tue, Jun 04, 9:30am - 10:00am
South Church - 277 Main Street - entrance at back of church
Join Ms. Katherine for songs, rhymes, fingerplays and stories.

Tue, Jun 04, 10:00am - 12:00pm
West Middle School Branch - Classroom 1114
Training for adult students toward ServSafe certifications in three areas of food industry: Food Handler, Food Manager, and/or Alcohol.

Tue, Jun 04, 10:30am - 11:00am
Albany Branch
Visit the Albany library on Tuesday's for songs, stories, and early literacy tips to prepare your child for kindergarten!

Tue, Jun 04, 11:00am - 4:00pm
Ropkins Branch
Jigsaw puzzles promote a state of calmness and mindfulness.

Tue, Jun 04, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Albany Branch
Visit Albany for a new monthly workshop offering assistance with individualized job coaching, resume writing, job placement support,... more
Visit Albany for a new monthly workshop offering assistance with individualized job coaching, resume writing, job placement support, mock interviews, and more!

Tue, Jun 04, 2:15pm - 5:30pm
Downtown Branch - UConn Classroom 139
Opportunity for All tutoring

Tue, Jun 04, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
West Middle School Branch - Classroom 2017
Learning Circles for adult students preparing to take the GED subject tests in Math, Science, Social Studies, and/or Language Arts

Tue, Jun 04, 3:30pm - 7:30pm
West Middle School Branch - Classroom 2016
Proctored testing in the Pearson VUE Test Center at the Hartford Public Library's West Middle campus Tuesdays and Wednesdays by... more
Proctored testing in the Pearson VUE Test Center at the Hartford Public Library's West Middle campus Tuesdays and Wednesdays by appointment only.

Tue, Jun 04, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Ropkins Branch - Sand/Ropkins Youth Virtual Room
Stop by if you need help with your school work. Children under 12 must come with their parent.

Tue, Jun 04, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Barbour Branch
Join the Barbour Branch and Dr. Keon Berry for beginner chess lessons! No experience necessary. Snacks and refreshments will be provided.

Tue, Jun 04, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Ropkins Branch
Stop by and follow a code or create a code for your robot to move.

Wed, Jun 05, 10:00am - 11:00am
Park Street Library @ The Lyric - Park Branch Children's Area
Cuentos con Ms. Nancy en la Biblioteca Storytime w/Ms. Nancy @the Library

Wed, Jun 05, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Patio Downtown
Visit us during registration drives, or at any other time, to register to vote or change your registration address.

Wed, Jun 05, 11:00am - 4:00pm
Ropkins Branch
Jigsaw puzzles promote a state of calmness and mindfulness.

Wed, Jun 05, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Ropkins Branch
Learn to use use your smartphone, tablet or computer.

Wed, Jun 05, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Albany Branch - Albany Branch Community Room
Destress at the Albany branch while painting a terracotta pot. Following the craft, participants will be assisted in potting a basil... more
Destress at the Albany branch while painting a terracotta pot. Following the craft, participants will be assisted in potting a basil plant to take home!

Wed, Jun 05, 12:30pm - 5:00pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 141
The Regional School Choice application for the 2024/2025 school year kicks off on December 4! Get information about school options for... more
The Regional School Choice application for the 2024/2025 school year kicks off on December 4! Get information about school options for your child and application assistance by appointment only.

Wed, Jun 05, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Barbour Branch
Join the camaraderie and gaming spirit for several rounds of Bingo!

Wed, Jun 05, 2:30pm - 5:30pm
Downtown Branch - UConn Classroom 139
Next Steps after-school program for teen English learners

Wed, Jun 05, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
West Middle School Branch - Classroom 1114
Training for adult students toward ServSafe certifications in three areas of food industry: Food Handler, Food Manager, and/or Alcohol.

Canceled
Wed, Jun 05, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Albany Branch
Release your inner artist with a variety of arts and crafts programs on Wednesdays @ the Albany branch.

Wed, Jun 05, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
West Middle School Branch - Classroom 2017
Learning Circles for adult students preparing to take the GED subject tests in Math, Science, Social Studies, and/or Language Arts

Wed, Jun 05, 3:30pm - 7:30pm
West Middle School Branch - Classroom 2016
Proctored testing in the Pearson VUE Test Center at the Hartford Public Library's West Middle campus on Tuesdays and Wednesdays by... more
Proctored testing in the Pearson VUE Test Center at the Hartford Public Library's West Middle campus on Tuesdays and Wednesdays by appointment only.

Wed, Jun 05, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Ropkins Branch - Sand/Ropkins Youth Virtual Room
Stop by if you need help with your school work. Children under 12 must come with their parent.

Wed, Jun 05, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Albany Branch
Food giveaway at Albany Branch location. Please bring your own bags.

Wed, Jun 05, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Ropkins Branch
Join us to create your own rubber band bracelet.

Wed, Jun 05, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 140
English classes for adult students

Thu, Jun 06, 9:00am - 1:30pm
Barbour Branch
Get your computer and smartphone questions answered.

Thu, Jun 06, 10:00am - 10:30am
Dwight Branch
Join Ms. Erin for stories, rhymes, and songs!

Thu, Jun 06, 11:00am - 4:00pm
Ropkins Branch
Jigsaw puzzles promote a state of calmness and mindfulness.

Thu, Jun 06, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Camp Field Branch
Learn the basics of using email. Class repeats on June 13th, 11 AM - 12 PM. For information, call 860-695-7440.

Thu, Jun 06, 11:00am - 12:00pm
South Church
Join us for rhymes, fingerplay, songs & stories.

Thu, Jun 06, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Ropkins Branch
Coloring can improve your health!

Thu, Jun 06, 2:15pm - 5:30pm
Downtown Branch - UConn Classroom 139
Opportunity for All tutoring

Thu, Jun 06, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Park Street Library @ The Lyric - Park Branch Learning Lab
Learn to make flowers with pipe cleaners with Guilma, all material provided for free. Aprende a hacer flores con limpiapipas con Guilma,... more
Learn to make flowers with pipe cleaners with Guilma, all material provided for free. Aprende a hacer flores con limpiapipas con Guilma, todo el material proporcionado de forma gratuita.

Fri, Jun 07, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 141
PCA program for adult ESL students

Fri, Jun 07, 12:30pm - 5:00pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 141
The Regional School Choice application for the 2024/2025 school year kicks off on December 4! Get information about school options for... more
The Regional School Choice application for the 2024/2025 school year kicks off on December 4! Get information about school options for your child and application assistance by appointment only.

Fri, Jun 07, 12:30pm - 5:00pm
Barbour Branch
Get your computer and smart phone questions answered.

Fri, Jun 07, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Albany Branch
Join April and YouMedia to learn the basics of using a Cricut machine!

Canceled
Fri, Jun 07, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Downtown Branch
Drop by the library to get some books for your child’s weekend reading and a fun activity kit.

Fri, Jun 07, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Barbour Branch
Join Ms. Fe at the Barbour branch for a fun afternoon of virtual reality!

Fri, Jun 07, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Downtown Branch - X Space
Check out books for your child’s summer reading and pick up a fun in the sun activity kit! June 7: Flower Power Activity Kit

Canceled
Fri, Jun 07, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Albany Branch
Every Friday we will check on and learn about the aeroponics towers as well as take care of and eat the fruits and veggies we grow!

Sat, Jun 08, 9:00am - 3:30pm
West Middle School Branch - Classroom 2016
Learning program for high school graduates ages 18-24 providing the needed preparation to sit for the CompTIA A+ certification exams.

Sat, Jun 08, 9:30am - 3:30pm
West Middle School Branch - Classroom 2017
Learning program for high school graduates ages 18-24 providing the needed preparation to sit for the CompTIA A+ certification exams.

Sat, Jun 08, 9:30am - 12:30pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 141
English speaking, reading, and writing classes for adult students

Sat, Jun 08, 12:30pm - 3:30pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 141
Tutoring in math topics for students preparing for the GED and other adult learners

Sat, Jun 08, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Albany Branch - Albany Branch Community Room
A free workshop series for those struggling with addiction, as well as their loved ones. Learn effective ways to improve Substance Abuse... more
A free workshop series for those struggling with addiction, as well as their loved ones. Learn effective ways to improve Substance Abuse Disorder. Free goodies for all who attend!

Mon, Jun 10, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 141
PCA program for adult ESL students

Mon, Jun 10, 9:30am - 10:00am
Ropkins Branch - Sand/Ropkins Youth Virtual Room
Explore the World of Books and Music & Movement Storytime with Ms. Linda

Mon, Jun 10, 11:00am - 4:00pm
Ropkins Branch
Jigsaw puzzles promote a state of calmness and mindfulness.

Mon, Jun 10, 2:15pm - 5:30pm
Downtown Branch - UConn Classroom 139
Opportunity for All tutoring

Mon, Jun 10, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Albany Branch
Come try out our different building kits like legos, bridge building kit and more to make your own unique creation. Ask Librarian... more
Come try out our different building kits like legos, bridge building kit and more to make your own unique creation. Ask Librarian Katryna for the challenge of the day.

Mon, Jun 10, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Albany Branch
Design your own bookmark! One winner from each age group 5-11 and 12-19 will be chosen and their bookmarks will be given away at... more
Design your own bookmark! One winner from each age group 5-11 and 12-19 will be chosen and their bookmarks will be given away at Albany's summer kickoff! Bookmarks must be entered by 6/13 4pm.

Mon, Jun 10, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Park Street Library @ The Lyric - Park Branch Cafe
Programa para jóvenes - ¡Bolsas de lona para decorar!

Mon, Jun 10, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Ropkins Branch - Sand/Ropkins Youth Virtual Room
Stop by if you need help with your school work. Children under 12 must come with their parent.

Mon, Jun 10, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Ropkins Branch
Join us for a craft, giveaway, and sign up for summer learning!

Mon, Jun 10, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 140
English classes for adult students

Mon, Jun 10, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Downtown Branch - Center for Contemporary Culture
Join us for this 8 part lecture series on the history of Jazz.

Tue, Jun 11, 9:00am - 1:30pm
Barbour Branch
Get your computer and smartphone questions answered.

Tue, Jun 11, 9:30am - 10:00am
South Church - 277 Main Street - entrance at back of church
Join Ms. Katherine for songs, rhymes, fingerplays and stories.

Tue, Jun 11, 10:00am - 12:00pm
West Middle School Branch - Classroom 1114
Training for adult students toward ServSafe certifications in three areas of food industry: Food Handler, Food Manager, and/or Alcohol.

Tue, Jun 11, 10:30am - 11:00am
Albany Branch
Visit the Albany library on Tuesday's for songs, stories, and early literacy tips to prepare your child for kindergarten!

Tue, Jun 11, 11:00am - 4:00pm
Ropkins Branch
Jigsaw puzzles promote a state of calmness and mindfulness.

Tue, Jun 11, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Dwight Branch
Come join our senior social hour, where you can meet others and participate in exciting programming. Every 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the... more
Come join our senior social hour, where you can meet others and participate in exciting programming. Every 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month from 11am-12pm.

Tue, Jun 11, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Camp Field Branch
Visit us during registration drives, or at any other time, to register to vote or change your registration address.

Tue, Jun 11, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Camp Field Branch
June is Alzheimer's & Brain Awareness Month! Learn about brain health, the roles that genetics and lifestyle have in determining... more
June is Alzheimer's & Brain Awareness Month! Learn about brain health, the roles that genetics and lifestyle have in determining disease, and research studies that advance individualized health care.

Tue, Jun 11, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Ropkins Branch
Join us for School Choice application assistance and a fun sunflower activity for kids.

Tue, Jun 11, 2:15pm - 5:30pm
Downtown Branch - UConn Classroom 139
Opportunity for All tutoring

Tue, Jun 11, 3:00pm - 6:00pm
Albany Branch - Albany Branch Community Room
Every other week we will have Esports events from Creed VR Boxing, Smash Bros and more! Challenge your friends. Game play will be... more
Every other week we will have Esports events from Creed VR Boxing, Smash Bros and more! Challenge your friends. Game play will be streamed to Twitch.

Tue, Jun 11, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Dwight Branch
(All Ages) Join us for Pizza, bubbles, games, and to sign up for summer learning!

Tue, Jun 11, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Albany Branch
Design your own bookmark! One winner from each age group 5-11 and 12-19 will be chosen and their bookmarks will be given away at... more
Design your own bookmark! One winner from each age group 5-11 and 12-19 will be chosen and their bookmarks will be given away at Albany's summer kickoff! Bookmarks must be entered by 6/13 4pm.

Tue, Jun 11, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Dwight Branch
Visit us during registration drives, or at any other time, to register to vote or change your registration address.

Tue, Jun 11, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
West Middle School Branch - Classroom 2017
Learning Circles for adult students preparing to take the GED subject tests in Math, Science, Social Studies, and/or Language Arts

Tue, Jun 11, 3:30pm - 7:30pm
West Middle School Branch - Classroom 2016
Proctored testing in the Pearson VUE Test Center at the Hartford Public Library's West Middle campus Tuesdays and Wednesdays by... more
Proctored testing in the Pearson VUE Test Center at the Hartford Public Library's West Middle campus Tuesdays and Wednesdays by appointment only.

Tue, Jun 11, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Ropkins Branch - Sand/Ropkins Youth Virtual Room
Stop by if you need help with your school work. Children under 12 must come with their parent.

Tue, Jun 11, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Park Street Library @ The Lyric - Park Branch Community Room
Come celebrate Dad with Special Guest, Iran Nazario, Author of Rage to Peace, From Wounded Child, To Gang Member, To Peace Advocate.... more
Come celebrate Dad with Special Guest, Iran Nazario, Author of Rage to Peace, From Wounded Child, To Gang Member, To Peace Advocate. *Registration required

Wed, Jun 12, 8:30am - 4:00pm
Albany Branch - Albany Branch Community Room
The successful completion of this one-day program will qualify candidates to apply for a Security Officer ID card issued by the State of... more
The successful completion of this one-day program will qualify candidates to apply for a Security Officer ID card issued by the State of CT Dept. of Emergency Services & Public Protection.
Register

Wed, Jun 12, 9:00am - 4:00pm
Downtown Branch - Center for Contemporary Culture
Workshop for educators led by Aztec

Wed, Jun 12, 11:00am - 4:00pm
Ropkins Branch
Jigsaw puzzles promote a state of calmness and mindfulness.

Wed, Jun 12, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Ropkins Branch
Learn to use use your smartphone, tablet or computer.

Wed, Jun 12, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Barbour Branch
Exercise your right to vote! Voter registration available at NAACP barbecue in front of the Barbour Library in Unity Plaza. Enjoy a... more
Exercise your right to vote! Voter registration available at NAACP barbecue in front of the Barbour Library in Unity Plaza. Enjoy a surprise dessert!

Wed, Jun 12, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Barbour Branch
Visit us during registration drives, or at any other time, to register to vote or change your registration address.

Wed, Jun 12, 12:30pm - 5:00pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 141
The Regional School Choice application for the 2024/2025 school year kicks off on December 4! Get information about school options for... more
The Regional School Choice application for the 2024/2025 school year kicks off on December 4! Get information about school options for your child and application assistance by appointment only.

Wed, Jun 12, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
West Middle School Branch - Classroom 1114
Training for adult students toward ServSafe certifications in three areas of food industry: Food Handler, Food Manager, and/or Alcohol.

Wed, Jun 12, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Park Street Library @ The Lyric - Park Branch Community Room
¡Únete y pasa un rato en familia con cena y una película!

Wed, Jun 12, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Albany Branch
Design your own bookmark! One winner from each age group 5-11 and 12-19 will be chosen and their bookmarks will be given away at... more
Design your own bookmark! One winner from each age group 5-11 and 12-19 will be chosen and their bookmarks will be given away at Albany's summer kickoff! Bookmarks must be entered by 6/13 4pm.

Wed, Jun 12, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
West Middle School Branch - Classroom 2017
Learning Circles for adult students preparing to take the GED subject tests in Math, Science, Social Studies, and/or Language Arts

Wed, Jun 12, 3:30pm - 7:30pm
West Middle School Branch - Classroom 2016
Proctored testing in the Pearson VUE Test Center at the Hartford Public Library's West Middle campus on Tuesdays and Wednesdays by... more
Proctored testing in the Pearson VUE Test Center at the Hartford Public Library's West Middle campus on Tuesdays and Wednesdays by appointment only.

Wed, Jun 12, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Albany Branch
Food giveaway at Albany Branch location. Please bring your own bags.

Wed, Jun 12, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Ropkins Branch - Sand/Ropkins Youth Virtual Room
Stop by and color a bookmark.

Wed, Jun 12, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 140
English classes for adult students

Thu, Jun 13, 11:00am - 4:00pm
Ropkins Branch
Jigsaw puzzles promote a state of calmness and mindfulness.

Thu, Jun 13, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Camp Field Branch
Learn the basics of using email. Class repeats on June 13th, 11 AM - 12 PM. For information, call 860-695-7440.

Thu, Jun 13, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Albany Branch
Join us each month as we learn how to create fun and unique crafts! All are welcome and you don’t need to have any experience with... more
Join us each month as we learn how to create fun and unique crafts! All are welcome and you don’t need to have any experience with crafting to join!

Thu, Jun 13, 11:00am - 12:00pm
South Church
Join us for rhymes, fingerplay, songs & stories.

Thu, Jun 13, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Ropkins Branch
Coloring can improve your health!

Thu, Jun 13, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Park Street Library @ The Lyric - Park Branch Resource Room,Park Branch Children's Area,Park Branch Courtyard,Park Branch Teen Space
¡Únete al inicio de aprendizaje de verano @ the Park Branch!

Thu, Jun 13, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Park Street Library @ The Lyric
Visit us during registration drives, or at any other time, to register to vote or change your registration address.

Thu, Jun 13, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Park Street Library @ The Lyric
Come & learn about & sign up for our summer programs for all there will be ice cream, food, music, & fun.

Thu, Jun 13, 1:15pm - 3:15pm
Dwight Branch
Join RSCO on reading the book “1 Big Salad” by Juana Medina, learn more about vegetables, make a BIG BIG salad and get School Choice... more
Join RSCO on reading the book “1 Big Salad” by Juana Medina, learn more about vegetables, make a BIG BIG salad and get School Choice application assistance!

Thu, Jun 13, 2:15pm - 5:30pm
Downtown Branch - UConn Classroom 139
Opportunity for All tutoring

Thu, Jun 13, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Albany Branch
Design your own bookmark! One winner from each age group 5-11 and 12-19 will be chosen and their bookmarks will be given away at... more
Design your own bookmark! One winner from each age group 5-11 and 12-19 will be chosen and their bookmarks will be given away at Albany's summer kickoff! Bookmarks must be entered by 6/13 4pm.

Thu, Jun 13, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Barbour Branch
Come for a free bag of groceries. Helpful information is regularly tabled by various organizations.

Thu, Jun 13, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Barbour Branch
Join us for School Choice application assistance and a fun sunflower activity for kids.

Thu, Jun 13, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 141
Lego Club for all! Build and create using your imagination with LEGO!

Fri, Jun 14, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 141
PCA program for adult ESL students

Fri, Jun 14, 12:30pm - 5:00pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 141
The Regional School Choice application for the 2024/2025 school year kicks off on December 4! Get information about school options for... more
The Regional School Choice application for the 2024/2025 school year kicks off on December 4! Get information about school options for your child and application assistance by appointment only.

Fri, Jun 14, 12:30pm - 5:00pm
Barbour Branch
Get your computer and smart phone questions answered.

Fri, Jun 14, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Albany Branch
Join us for a pizza party, games, activities, and giveaways to kickoff our summer programming.

Canceled
Fri, Jun 14, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Downtown Branch
Drop by the library to get some books for your child’s weekend reading and a fun activity kit.

Fri, Jun 14, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Camp Field Branch
Come celebrate the beginning of summer with fun activities, yummy treats, and information about summer reading!

Fri, Jun 14, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Downtown Branch - X Space
Check out books for your child’s summer reading and pick up a fun in the sun summer activity kit. June 14: Father's Day Activity Kit

Sat, Jun 15, 9:00am - 3:30pm
West Middle School Branch - Classroom 2016
Learning program for high school graduates ages 18-24 providing the needed preparation to sit for the CompTIA A+ certification exams.

Sat, Jun 15, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Downtown Branch - Center for Contemporary Culture
Required standardized post-testing for students completing a course in ESL

Sat, Jun 15, 9:30am - 3:30pm
West Middle School Branch - Classroom 2017
Learning program for high school graduates ages 18-24 providing the needed preparation to sit for the CompTIA A+ certification exams.

Sat, Jun 15, 9:30am - 12:30pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 141
English speaking, reading, and writing classes for adult students

Sat, Jun 15, 10:00am - 4:00pm
Albany Branch
Join us for a variety of programming for all ages to celebrate Juneteenth, including storytime, crafts, activities, double-dutch, food,... more
Join us for a variety of programming for all ages to celebrate Juneteenth, including storytime, crafts, activities, double-dutch, food, and more!

Sat, Jun 15, 10:00am - 4:00pm
Albany Branch
Visit us during registration drives, or at any other time, to register to vote or change your registration address.

Sat, Jun 15, 12:30pm - 3:30pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 141
Tutoring in math topics for students preparing for the GED and other adult learners

Canceled
Sat, Jun 15, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Albany Branch
A free workshop series for those struggling with addiction, as well as their loved ones. Learn effective ways to improve Substance Abuse... more
A free workshop series for those struggling with addiction, as well as their loved ones. Learn effective ways to improve Substance Abuse Disorder. Free goodies for all who attend!

Mon, Jun 17, All day
Dwight Branch
Pictures of Summer items are hidden around the library! Find them all and collect a prize!

Mon, Jun 17, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 141
PCA program for adult ESL students

Mon, Jun 17, 10:00am - 4:00pm
Downtown Branch
Free eye exams and glasses (if needed) for youth ages 5 to 18. Registration required.

Mon, Jun 17, 11:00am - 4:00pm
Ropkins Branch
Jigsaw puzzles promote a state of calmness and mindfulness.

Mon, Jun 17, 11:00am - 12:00pm
South Church
Join us for Play, Sing, Music and Stories

Mon, Jun 17, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Albany Branch
Come try out our different building kits like legos, bridge building kit and more to make your own unique creation. Ask Librarian... more
Come try out our different building kits like legos, bridge building kit and more to make your own unique creation. Ask Librarian Katryna for the challenge of the day.

Mon, Jun 17, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Camp Field Branch
Join Hartford Double Dutch Champion, Lady Carrie for jump roping fun in the sun!

Mon, Jun 17, 2:15pm - 5:30pm
Downtown Branch - UConn Classroom 139
Opportunity for All tutoring

Mon, Jun 17, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Barbour Branch
Feeling hungry? Drop by the Barbour Branch to make strawberry cheesecake bites!

Mon, Jun 17, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 140
English classes for adult students

Mon, Jun 17, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Downtown Branch - Center for Contemporary Culture
Join us for this 8 part lecture series on the history of Jazz.

Tue, Jun 18, 9:00am - 1:30pm
Barbour Branch
Get your computer and smartphone questions answered.

Tue, Jun 18, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Downtown Branch - Center for Contemporary Culture
Required standardized post-testing for students completing a course in ESL

Tue, Jun 18, 10:00am - 12:00pm
West Middle School Branch - Classroom 1114
Training for adult students toward ServSafe certifications in three areas of food industry: Food Handler, Food Manager, and/or Alcohol.

Canceled
Tue, Jun 18, 10:30am - 11:00am
Albany Branch
Visit the Albany library on Tuesday's for songs, stories, and early literacy tips to prepare your child for kindergarten!

Tue, Jun 18, 11:00am - 4:00pm
Ropkins Branch
Jigsaw puzzles promote a state of calmness and mindfulness.

Tue, Jun 18, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Berkins On Main - 500 Main St Hartford CT
Read Aloud Locations: 1. April 10 - UConn Hartford Times 12-1pm 2. May 18- Semillia Cafe 3-5pm w/Hartford's L.I.T. 3. June 18 - Berkins... more
Read Aloud Locations: 1. April 10 - UConn Hartford Times 12-1pm 2. May 18- Semillia Cafe 3-5pm w/Hartford's L.I.T. 3. June 18 - Berkins On Main 11am-1pm

Tue, Jun 18, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Camp Field Branch
Join Mr. Miles for monthly crafts!

Tue, Jun 18, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Albany Branch
Join us for School Choice application assistance and a fun sunflower activity for kids.

Tue, Jun 18, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Barbour Branch
Join Hartford Double Dutch Champion, Lady Carrie for jump roping fun in the sun!

Tue, Jun 18, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Park Street Library @ The Lyric - Park Branch Children's Area
Join local artist, Tyrone Motley, for a fun anime workshop and get School Choice application assistance.

Tue, Jun 18, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
South Church - 277 Main Street - entrance at back of church
Join Ms. Katherine for songs, rhymes, and stories in a different historic location each week.

Tue, Jun 18, 2:15pm - 5:30pm
Downtown Branch - UConn Classroom 139
Opportunity for All tutoring

Tue, Jun 18, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
West Middle School Branch - Classroom 2017
Learning Circles for adult students preparing to take the GED subject tests in Math, Science, Social Studies, and/or Language Arts

Tue, Jun 18, 3:30pm - 7:30pm
West Middle School Branch - Classroom 2016
Proctored testing in the Pearson VUE Test Center at the Hartford Public Library's West Middle campus Tuesdays and Wednesdays by... more
Proctored testing in the Pearson VUE Test Center at the Hartford Public Library's West Middle campus Tuesdays and Wednesdays by appointment only.

Tue, Jun 18, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Barbour Branch
Join the Barbour Branch and Dr. Keon Berry for beginner chess lessons! No experience necessary. Snacks and refreshments will be provided.

Canceled
Wed, Jun 19, 10:00am - 11:00am
Park Street Library @ The Lyric
Cuentos con Ms. Nancy en la Biblioteca Storytime w/Ms. Nancy @the Library

Wed, Jun 19, 10:00am - 11:00am
Park Street Library @ The Lyric - Park Branch Courtyard
¡Yoga en familia! ¡Divirtámonos con yoga en la biblioteca!

Wed, Jun 19, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Patio Downtown
Visit us during registration drives, or at any other time, to register to vote or change your registration address.

Wed, Jun 19, 11:00am - 4:00pm
Ropkins Branch
Jigsaw puzzles promote a state of calmness and mindfulness.

Wed, Jun 19, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Ropkins Branch
Learn to use use your smartphone, tablet or computer.

Wed, Jun 19, 11:00am - 11:30am
Camp Field Branch
Join Mr. Miles for stories, songs, and fun to help early literacy development. For ages 0-5

Wed, Jun 19, 12:30pm - 5:00pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 141
The Regional School Choice application for the 2024/2025 school year kicks off on December 4! Get information about school options for... more
The Regional School Choice application for the 2024/2025 school year kicks off on December 4! Get information about school options for your child and application assistance by appointment only.

Wed, Jun 19, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Dwight Branch
In Honor of Juneteenth, come and make your own button to display on your pride!

Wed, Jun 19, 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Dwight Branch
Join Ms. Erin to celebrate Juneteenth! Make your own Juneteenth flag! Decorate sugar cookies with Juneteenth colors!

Wed, Jun 19, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Barbour Branch
Join Ms. Fe at the Barbour branch to celebrate Juneteenth with snacks, a sweet ice cream treat, flag decorating, and more!

Wed, Jun 19, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Barbour Branch
In celebration of Juneteenth, come make a clay bracelet. If interested, please call Irene to register, 860-695-7401.

Wed, Jun 19, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Barbour Branch
In celebration of Juneteenth, voter registration will be available. Exercise your right to vote! Enjoy a slice of watermelon or red... more
In celebration of Juneteenth, voter registration will be available. Exercise your right to vote! Enjoy a slice of watermelon or red velvet cake.

Wed, Jun 19, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Bushnell Park
Join Ms. Katherine to celebrate Juneteenth with a storytime picnic, games and giveaways!

Wed, Jun 19, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Barbour Branch
Visit us during registration drives, or at any other time, to register to vote or change your registration address.

Wed, Jun 19, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Ropkins Branch
Visit us during registration drives, or at any other time, to register to vote or change your registration address.

Wed, Jun 19, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
West Middle School Branch - Classroom 1114
Training for adult students toward ServSafe certifications in three areas of food industry: Food Handler, Food Manager, and/or Alcohol.

Wed, Jun 19, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
West Middle School Branch - Classroom 2017
Learning Circles for adult students preparing to take the GED subject tests in Math, Science, Social Studies, and/or Language Arts

Wed, Jun 19, 3:30pm - 7:30pm
West Middle School Branch - Classroom 2016
Proctored testing in the Pearson VUE Test Center at the Hartford Public Library's West Middle campus on Tuesdays and Wednesdays by... more
Proctored testing in the Pearson VUE Test Center at the Hartford Public Library's West Middle campus on Tuesdays and Wednesdays by appointment only.

Wed, Jun 19, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Albany Branch
Food giveaway at Albany Branch location. Please bring your own bags.

Wed, Jun 19, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 140
English classes for adult students

Thu, Jun 20, 9:00am - 1:30pm
Barbour Branch
Get your computer and smartphone questions answered.

Thu, Jun 20, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Downtown Branch - Center for Contemporary Culture
Required standardized post-testing for students completing a course in ESL

Thu, Jun 20, 11:00am - 4:00pm
Ropkins Branch
Jigsaw puzzles promote a state of calmness and mindfulness.

Thu, Jun 20, 11:00am - 12:00pm
South Church
Join us for rhymes, fingerplay, songs & stories.

Thu, Jun 20, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Ropkins Branch
Coloring can improve your health!

Thu, Jun 20, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Barbour Branch
I scream, you scream, we all scream for SUMMER! Join Ms. Fe at the Barbour branch to kick off summer in style with games, crafts, pizza... more
I scream, you scream, we all scream for SUMMER! Join Ms. Fe at the Barbour branch to kick off summer in style with games, crafts, pizza and a sweet ice cream treat!

Thu, Jun 20, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Albany Branch
Join our Invent the Summer partners to participate in weekly STEM challenges.

Thu, Jun 20, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Downtown Branch - Terrace
Join Hartford Double Dutch Champion, Lady Carrie for jump roping. Fun in the sun!

Thu, Jun 20, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Barbour Branch
Get your computer and smart phone questions answered. Computer training to earn a certificate is also available. If interested, please... more
Get your computer and smart phone questions answered. Computer training to earn a certificate is also available. If interested, please call Irene to register, 860-695-7401.

Thu, Jun 20, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Dwight Branch
Join local artist, Tyrone Motley, for a fun anime workshop and get School Choice application assistance.

Thu, Jun 20, 2:15pm - 5:30pm
Downtown Branch - UConn Classroom 139
Opportunity for All tutoring

Thu, Jun 20, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Barbour Branch
Make a pressed flower bookmark, sign up for the summer learning program, and enjoy a slice of pizza. If interested, please call Irene... more
Make a pressed flower bookmark, sign up for the summer learning program, and enjoy a slice of pizza. If interested, please call Irene to register, 860-695-7401.

Thu, Jun 20, 3:30pm - 6:00pm
Park Street Library @ The Lyric - Park Branch Community Room,Park Branch Cafe
Historias de refugio: ¡Exhibición de paz y transformación!

Fri, Jun 21, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 141
PCA program for adult ESL students

Fri, Jun 21, 12:30pm - 5:00pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 141
The Regional School Choice application for the 2024/2025 school year kicks off on December 4! Get information about school options for... more
The Regional School Choice application for the 2024/2025 school year kicks off on December 4! Get information about school options for your child and application assistance by appointment only.

Fri, Jun 21, 12:30pm - 5:00pm
Barbour Branch
Get your computer and smart phone questions answered.

Fri, Jun 21, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Albany Branch
Join April for a Juneteenth themed program!

Fri, Jun 21, 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Dwight Branch
Join Ms. Erin to make a Summer Memento with air dry clay and “jewels”!

Fri, Jun 21, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Camp Field Branch
Bring friends and make new ones, playing a variety of board games aimed at different ages.

Canceled
Fri, Jun 21, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Downtown Branch
Drop by the library to get some books for your child’s weekend reading and a fun activity kit.

Fri, Jun 21, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Barbour Branch
Join Ms. Fe at the Barbour branch for a fun afternoon of virtual reality!

Fri, Jun 21, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Downtown Branch - X Space
Check out books for your child’s summer reading and pick up a fun in the sun summer activity kit. June 21: Summer Sunshine Activity Kit

Sat, Jun 22, 9:00am - 3:30pm
West Middle School Branch - Classroom 2016
Learning program for high school graduates ages 18-24 providing the needed preparation to sit for the CompTIA A+ certification exams.

Sat, Jun 22, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Downtown Branch - Center for Contemporary Culture
Required standardized post-testing for students completing a course in ESL

Sat, Jun 22, 9:30am - 3:30pm
West Middle School Branch - Classroom 2017
Learning program for high school graduates ages 18-24 providing the needed preparation to sit for the CompTIA A+ certification exams.

Sat, Jun 22, 9:30am - 12:30pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 141
English speaking, reading, and writing classes for adult students

Sat, Jun 22, 12:30pm - 3:30pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 141
Tutoring in math topics for students preparing for the GED and other adult learners

Sat, Jun 22, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Albany Branch - Albany Branch Community Room
A free workshop series for those struggling with addiction, as well as their loved ones. Learn effective ways to improve Substance Abuse... more
A free workshop series for those struggling with addiction, as well as their loved ones. Learn effective ways to improve Substance Abuse Disorder. Free goodies for all who attend!

Mon, Jun 24, 1:30am - 2:30pm
Camp Field Branch
Come have fun and build fine motor and engineering skills building with a rotation of blocks.

Mon, Jun 24, 2:00am - 3:00am
Albany Branch
Join us for a fun Double Dutch Day!

Mon, Jun 24, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 141
PCA program for adult ESL students

Mon, Jun 24, 10:00am - 4:00pm
Camp Field Branch
Free eye exams and glasses (if needed) for youth ages 5 to 18. Registration required.

Mon, Jun 24, 11:00am - 4:00pm
Ropkins Branch
Jigsaw puzzles promote a state of calmness and mindfulness.

Mon, Jun 24, 11:00am - 11:30am
Barbour Branch
Join Ms. Fe at the Barbour branch for a story and a stretch!

Mon, Jun 24, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Albany Branch
Come try out our different building kits like legos, bridge building kit and more to make your own unique creation. Ask Librarian... more
Come try out our different building kits like legos, bridge building kit and more to make your own unique creation. Ask Librarian Katryna for the challenge of the day.

Mon, Jun 24, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Ropkins Branch - Sand/Ropkins Youth Virtual Room
Be an engineer. Construct with a variety of blocks.

Mon, Jun 24, 2:15pm - 5:30pm
Downtown Branch - UConn Classroom 139
Opportunity for All tutoring

Mon, Jun 24, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Barbour Branch
Calling all Lego engineers! Join Ms. Fe at the Barbour Branch to create something unique with Legos, then display your build for all to see!

Mon, Jun 24, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 140
English classes for adult students

Mon, Jun 24, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Downtown Branch - Center for Contemporary Culture
Join us for this 8 part lecture series on the history of Jazz.

Tue, Jun 25, 9:00am - 1:30pm
Barbour Branch
Get your computer and smartphone questions answered.

Tue, Jun 25, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Downtown Branch - Center for Contemporary Culture
Required standardized post-testing for students completing a course in ESL

Tue, Jun 25, 10:00am - 12:00pm
West Middle School Branch - Classroom 1114
Training for adult students toward ServSafe certifications in three areas of food industry: Food Handler, Food Manager, and/or Alcohol.

Tue, Jun 25, 10:30am - 11:00am
Albany Branch
Visit the Albany library on Tuesday's for songs, stories, and early literacy tips to prepare your child for kindergarten!

Tue, Jun 25, 11:00am - 4:00pm
Ropkins Branch
Jigsaw puzzles promote a state of calmness and mindfulness.

Tue, Jun 25, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Albany Branch
Design and paint a canvas tote bag!

Tue, Jun 25, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Dwight Branch
Come join our senior social hour, where you can meet others and participate in exciting programming. Every 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the... more
Come join our senior social hour, where you can meet others and participate in exciting programming. Every 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month from 11am-12pm.

Tue, Jun 25, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Albany Branch
Visit us during registration drives, or at any other time, to register to vote or change your registration address.

Tue, Jun 25, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Camp Field Branch
Are you looking for ways to add flair to your dinner table? Join us in a fun workshop that includes place setting basics, napkin... more
Are you looking for ways to add flair to your dinner table? Join us in a fun workshop that includes place setting basics, napkin folding, and other creative ideas. Registration is required.

Tue, Jun 25, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Camp Field Branch
Join Mr. Miles for monthly crafts!

Tue, Jun 25, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Ropkins Branch - Sand/Ropkins Youth Virtual Room
Let’s get to the “POINT” and paint. Painting like George Seurat takes a lot of time and patience, but I know you can do it!

Tue, Jun 25, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Dwight Branch
All ages. Join Hartford Double Dutch Champion, Lady Carrie for jump roping fun in the sun!

Tue, Jun 25, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Barbour Branch
Join local artist, Tyrone Motley, for a fun anime workshop and get School Choice application assistance.

Tue, Jun 25, 2:15pm - 5:30pm
Downtown Branch - UConn Classroom 139
Opportunity for All tutoring

Tue, Jun 25, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Barbour Branch
Swing by Barbour to experiment with summer slime!

Tue, Jun 25, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Park Street Library @ The Lyric - Park Branch Children's Area
Join us to read “Our Little Kitchen” by Jillian Tamaki, learn and experience flavors that make up your community and get School... more
Join us to read “Our Little Kitchen” by Jillian Tamaki, learn and experience flavors that make up your community and get School Choice application assistance!

Tue, Jun 25, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
West Middle School Branch - Classroom 2017
Learning Circles for adult students preparing to take the GED subject tests in Math, Science, Social Studies, and/or Language Arts

Tue, Jun 25, 3:30pm - 7:30pm
West Middle School Branch - Classroom 2016
Proctored testing in the Pearson VUE Test Center at the Hartford Public Library's West Middle campus Tuesdays and Wednesdays by... more
Proctored testing in the Pearson VUE Test Center at the Hartford Public Library's West Middle campus Tuesdays and Wednesdays by appointment only.

Tue, Jun 25, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Albany Branch - Albany Branch Community Room
With panelists Avery Shapre, Jocelyn Pleasant, and Jonathan Barber, moderated by Haneef N. Nelson

Wed, Jun 26, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Downtown Branch - Terrace
Join us on the terrace to honor the resilience and courage of refugees around the world at our World Refugee Day Community Gathering.

Wed, Jun 26, 10:30am - 11:30am
Park Street Library @ The Lyric - Park Branch Learning Lab
This workshop is intended to provide 1 on 1 technological support to participants. You can come with questions about your phone, tablet,... more
This workshop is intended to provide 1 on 1 technological support to participants. You can come with questions about your phone, tablet, or computer, or something you are interested in learning.

Wed, Jun 26, 11:00am - 4:00pm
Ropkins Branch
Jigsaw puzzles promote a state of calmness and mindfulness.

Wed, Jun 26, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Ropkins Branch
Learn to use use your smartphone, tablet or computer.

Wed, Jun 26, 11:00am - 11:30am
Camp Field Branch
Join Mr. Miles for stories, songs, and fun to help early literacy development. For ages 0-5

Wed, Jun 26, 12:30pm - 5:00pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 141
The Regional School Choice application for the 2024/2025 school year kicks off on December 4! Get information about school options for... more
The Regional School Choice application for the 2024/2025 school year kicks off on December 4! Get information about school options for your child and application assistance by appointment only.

Wed, Jun 26, 1:15pm - 2:30pm
Dwight Branch
Join us and use reproduction objects and hands-on activities to introduce daily life in colonial Connecticut. For ages 3-12.

Wed, Jun 26, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Camp Field Branch
Have fun with your family, watching "Turbo", and receive help with the RSCO extended application.

Wed, Jun 26, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Park Street Library @ The Lyric - Park Branch Children's Area
¡¡Arte con henna con Yasmeen!! ¡Crea diseños que cuenten una historia especial para tí!

Wed, Jun 26, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 140
Join RSCO in reading “The Spice Box” by Meera Sriram ,decorate your very own spice box and get School Choice Application Assistance!

Wed, Jun 26, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Ropkins Branch - Sand/Ropkins Youth Virtual Room
Join Hartford Double Dutch Champion, Lady Carrie for jump roping fun in the sun!

Wed, Jun 26, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
West Middle School Branch - Classroom 1114
Training for adult students toward ServSafe certifications in three areas of food industry: Food Handler, Food Manager, and/or Alcohol.

Wed, Jun 26, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Barbour Branch
Calling all teens! Come to the Barbour branch and make your own rolled beeswax taper candle!

Wed, Jun 26, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
West Middle School Branch - Classroom 2017
Learning Circles for adult students preparing to take the GED subject tests in Math, Science, Social Studies, and/or Language Arts

Wed, Jun 26, 3:30pm - 7:30pm
West Middle School Branch - Classroom 2016
Proctored testing in the Pearson VUE Test Center at the Hartford Public Library's West Middle campus on Tuesdays and Wednesdays by... more
Proctored testing in the Pearson VUE Test Center at the Hartford Public Library's West Middle campus on Tuesdays and Wednesdays by appointment only.

Wed, Jun 26, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Albany Branch - Albany Branch Community Room
Food giveaway at Albany Branch location. Please bring your own bags.

Wed, Jun 26, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Park Street Library @ The Lyric - Park Branch Learning Lab
This workshop is intended to provide 1 on 1 technological support to participants. You can come with questions about your phone, tablet,... more
This workshop is intended to provide 1 on 1 technological support to participants. You can come with questions about your phone, tablet, or computer, or something you are interested in learning.

Wed, Jun 26, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 140
English classes for adult students

Thu, Jun 27, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Ropkins Branch
Tiny Art for Adults - let your artistic spirit be free!

Thu, Jun 27, 10:00am - 11:00am
Camp Field Branch
Move your bodies mindfully together as a family

Thu, Jun 27, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Ropkins Branch
Visit us during registration drives, or at any other time, to register to vote or change your registration address.

Thu, Jun 27, 11:00am - 4:00pm
Ropkins Branch
Jigsaw puzzles promote a state of calmness and mindfulness.

Thu, Jun 27, 11:00am - 12:00pm
South Church
Join us for rhymes, fingerplay, songs & stories.

Thu, Jun 27, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Ropkins Branch
Coloring can improve your health!

Thu, Jun 27, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Albany Branch
Join us for a drag queen storytime, and different crafts and activities to celebrate Pride month!

Thu, Jun 27, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Park Street Library @ The Lyric
Visit us during registration drives, or at any other time, to register to vote or change your registration address.

Thu, Jun 27, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Albany Branch
Join our Invent the Summer partners to participate in weekly STEM challenges.

Thu, Jun 27, 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Downtown Branch
Join us for a creative movement class and explore the stationary and locomotor skills of sea creatures.

Thu, Jun 27, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Camp Field Branch
Join local artist, Tyrone Motley, for a fun anime workshop and get School Choice application assistance.

Thu, Jun 27, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Dwight Branch
(All Ages) 2:00-3:00 Learn about the ancient art of Henna and get your own design on your hand or arm!

Thu, Jun 27, 2:15pm - 5:30pm
Downtown Branch - UConn Classroom 139
Opportunity for All tutoring

Thu, Jun 27, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Barbour Branch
Come for a free bag of groceries. Helpful information is regularly tabled by various organizations.

Thu, Jun 27, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Barbour Branch
Come and enjoy an Afro-funk fusion ensemble, led by multi-percussionist Jocelyn Pleasant. This musical group is funded by the Evelyn... more
Come and enjoy an Afro-funk fusion ensemble, led by multi-percussionist Jocelyn Pleasant. This musical group is funded by the Evelyn Preston grant.

Fri, Jun 28, 11:00am - 11:30am
Barbour Branch
Join Ms. Fe at the Barbour Branch for a fun half hour of play-dough and stories!

Fri, Jun 28, 12:30pm - 5:00pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 141
The Regional School Choice application for the 2024/2025 school year kicks off on December 4! Get information about school options for... more
The Regional School Choice application for the 2024/2025 school year kicks off on December 4! Get information about school options for your child and application assistance by appointment only.

Fri, Jun 28, 12:30pm - 5:00pm
Barbour Branch
Get your computer and smart phone questions answered.

Fri, Jun 28, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Albany Branch
Come to the library for some BINGO fun!

Fri, Jun 28, 1:15pm - 1:45pm
Dwight Branch
(Ages 0-5) Join Ms. Erin for stories, rhymes, and songs! 6/27, 7/5, 7/16, 8/12

Fri, Jun 28, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Camp Field Branch
Bring friends and make new ones, playing a variety of board games aimed at different ages.

Canceled
Fri, Jun 28, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Downtown Branch
Drop by the library to get some books for your child’s weekend reading and a fun activity kit.

Fri, Jun 28, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Albany Branch
Every Friday we will check on and learn about the aeroponics towers as well as take care of and eat the fruits and veggies we grow!

Sat, Jun 29, 9:00am - 3:30pm
West Middle School Branch - Classroom 2016
Learning program for high school graduates ages 18-24 providing the needed preparation to sit for the CompTIA A+ certification exams.

Sat, Jun 29, 9:30am - 3:30pm
West Middle School Branch - Classroom 2017
Learning program for high school graduates ages 18-24 providing the needed preparation to sit for the CompTIA A+ certification exams.

Sat, Jun 29, 9:30am - 12:30pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 141
English speaking, reading, and writing classes for adult students

Sat, Jun 29, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Downtown Branch - Center for Contemporary Culture
A lecture and performance.

Sat, Jun 29, 12:30pm - 3:30pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 141
Tutoring in math topics for students preparing for the GED and other adult learners

Sat, Jun 29, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Albany Branch - Albany Branch Community Room
A free workshop series for those struggling with addiction, as well as their loved ones. Learn effective ways to improve Substance Abuse... more
A free workshop series for those struggling with addiction, as well as their loved ones. Learn effective ways to improve Substance Abuse Disorder. Free goodies for all who attend!