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Black History Art Club: Black Lives Matter

Ages 6-12

2022-02-15 16:30:00 2022-02-15 17:15:00 America/New_York Black History Art Club: Black Lives Matter Join Miss Katherine to learn about art created for the Black Lives Matter movement in Downtown Hartford! We will then create our own Black Lives Matter art to display at the Downtown Library. *Kit Virtual

Tuesday, February 15
4:30pm - 5:15pm

Add to Calendar 2022-02-15 16:30:00 2022-02-15 17:15:00 America/New_York Black History Art Club: Black Lives Matter Join Miss Katherine to learn about art created for the Black Lives Matter movement in Downtown Hartford! We will then create our own Black Lives Matter art to display at the Downtown Library. *Kit Virtual

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Join Miss Katherine to learn about art created for the Black Lives Matter movement in Downtown Hartford! We will then create our own Black Lives Matter art to display at the Downtown Library. *Kit

AGE GROUP: | Youth |

EVENT TYPE: | Civic Engagement | Arts |

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Downtown Branch

Phone: 860-695-6300

Hours
We're closed Monday July 04 due to 4th of July
Mon, Jul 04 Closed
(4th of July)
Tue, Jul 05 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Wed, Jul 06 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Thu, Jul 07 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Fri, Jul 08 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sat, Jul 09 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Jul 10 Closed

About the branch

Hartford Public Library’s history spans more than 235 years. We can trace its very beginnings to the Library Company, formally organized in 1774 by a few subscribers to purchase a "collection of useful and religious books". And now, the library is a national leader in redefining the urban public library in the 21st century as an innovative and stimulating place where people can learn and discover, explore their passions, and find a rich array of resources that contribute to a full life.

Upcoming events

Mon, Jul 04, 12:00pm - 12:30pm
Barbour Branch
Join Ms. Fe at the Earle Street community garden near Barbour for a story set in nature. *Registration required: call the branch to... more
Join Ms. Fe at the Earle Street community garden near Barbour for a story set in nature. *Registration required: call the branch to register & to confirm story time, weather permitting*

Mon, Jul 04, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Downtown Branch - Cafe,Classroom 140,Classroom 141,Learning Lab
American Job Center series

Tue, Jul 05, All day
Downtown Branch - Children's Department
June 20 - July 28, Ages 6-12. Read your favorite graphic novels for a chance to win a $25 amazon gift card!Register

Tue, Jul 05, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 026
ESL

Tue, Jul 05, 10:30am - 11:30am
Albany Branch
Join Ms. Selina for songs, stories and early literacy tips.

Tue, Jul 05, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Barbour Branch
Join dancer, storyteller, and drummer, Iddi Saaka for an exciting morning of exploring Ghanaian culture!

Tue, Jul 05, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Camp Field Branch
Join us for stories, songs, and fun! For kids with sensory needs like Autism, siblings are welcome!

Tue, Jul 05, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Downtown Branch - Youth Program Room
Summer Lunch

Tue, Jul 05, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Barbour Branch
Test your taste buds with Ms. Fe at the Barbour branch when we make our own fresh salsa with ingredients from the community garden!

Tue, Jul 05, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Camp Field Branch
Join us to make your own stickers!

Tue, Jul 05, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Downtown Branch
Learn all about comets and make your own model to fly through the sky!

Tue, Jul 05, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Albany Branch
Join dancer, storyteller, and drummer, Iddi Saaka for an exciting afternoon of exploring Ghanaian culture!

Wed, Jul 06, All day
Downtown Branch - Children's Department
June 20 - July 28, Ages 6-12. Read your favorite graphic novels for a chance to win a $25 amazon gift card!Register

Wed, Jul 06, 9:00am - 12:00pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 026
Summer ESL Classes

Wed, Jul 06, 10:00am - 11:00am
Park Street Library @ The Lyric
Come and enjoy a Spanish Story with Ms. Nancy! ¡Ven a escuchar un cuento en español con Ms. Nancy!

Wed, Jul 06, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Park Street Library @ The Lyric - Park Branch Community Room
Aprende a costurar una bolsa de compras, usando tela y maquina de coser.

Wed, Jul 06, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Downtown Branch - Youth Program Room
Summer Lunch

Wed, Jul 06, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Bushnell Park
Join Miss Katherine for a relaxing nature meditation in Bushnell Park. Learn about the stars in the summer sky and make your own galaxy... more
Join Miss Katherine for a relaxing nature meditation in Bushnell Park. Learn about the stars in the summer sky and make your own galaxy slime.

Rescheduled
Wed, Jul 06, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
New date Tuesday, June 28, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Bushnell Park
Join Miss Katherine for relaxing nature meditation and make a ribbon wand to dance in the summer breeze.

Wed, Jul 06, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Dwight Branch
Food, Games and Fun Activities for Families to enjoy at Dwight Branch Summer Learning Kickoff Party!

Wed, Jul 06, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Barbour Branch
Join Ms. Fe at the Barbour branch to unlock your inner creativity with a fun weekly craft! Today we will be making felt bookmarks in all... more
Join Ms. Fe at the Barbour branch to unlock your inner creativity with a fun weekly craft! Today we will be making felt bookmarks in all different shapes and sizes.

Wed, Jul 06, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Downtown Branch - Cafe,Classroom 140,Classroom 141,Learning Lab
American Job Center series

Thu, Jul 07, All day
Downtown Branch - Children's Department
June 20 - July 28, Ages 6-12. Read your favorite graphic novels for a chance to win a $25 amazon gift card!Register

Thu, Jul 07, 8:00am - 9:00am
Downtown Branch - Center for Contemporary Culture
Staff Meeting

Thu, Jul 07, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Downtown Branch - Second Floor Classroom
ESL Summer Class

Thu, Jul 07, 11:00am - 11:30am
Downtown Branch - Youth Program Room
Read, Sing & Move Storytime in person with Ms. Linda

Thu, Jul 07, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Barbour Branch
Join Ms. Fe at the Earle Street community garden for a check-up: harvest veggies and flowers, pull weeds, and taste some things we've grown!

Thu, Jul 07, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Downtown Branch
Summer Lunch

Thu, Jul 07, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Dwight Branch
Play a memory game based on Space Facts to win prizes.

Thu, Jul 07, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Camp Field Branch
Make your own alien in a spaceship!

Thu, Jul 07, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Camp Field Branch
Griffin Health will be holding vaccine clinics at the Camp Field Branch of Hartford Public Library every other Thursday from 2-5pm in... more
Griffin Health will be holding vaccine clinics at the Camp Field Branch of Hartford Public Library every other Thursday from 2-5pm in June and July.

Thu, Jul 07, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Albany Branch
Join Ms. Selina for fun in the sun and create a tie-dye t-shirt!

Thu, Jul 07, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Albany Branch
Join Ms. Selina for Beginners Knitting and Crochet. Parents and caregivers are welcome!

Fri, Jul 08, All day
Downtown Branch
June 20 - July 28, Ages 6-12. Read your favorite graphic novels for a chance to win a $25 amazon gift card!Register

Fri, Jul 08, 9:00am - 12:00pm
Downtown Branch - Center for Contemporary Culture
Women's sewing group

Fri, Jul 08, 10:30am - 1:30pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 026
TAP Sewing Circle

Fri, Jul 08, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Downtown Branch - Children's Department
Ages 0-5. Friday, July 8, 22, 29, Aug 12, 11:00am Introduce your child to the wonderful world of songs, rhymes, and fingerplays!

Fri, Jul 08, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Dwight Branch
Hear what UConn Health researchers are doing to promote the health and well being of young children! July 8th, 11-12:30 Dwight... more
Hear what UConn Health researchers are doing to promote the health and well being of young children! July 8th, 11-12:30 Dwight Branch, July 15th, 11-12:30 Dwight Branch

Fri, Jul 08, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Downtown Branch - Youth Program Room
Summer Lunch

Fri, Jul 08, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Downtown Branch - Main Floor
Hartford Behavioral Health Tabling

Fri, Jul 08, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Barbour Branch
Beat the heat at Barbour! Come in for a movie afternoon, with snacks and drinks provided.

Fri, Jul 08, 2:00pm - 4:30pm
Camp Field Branch
Join us for a movie and some yummy snacks!

Fri, Jul 08, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Albany Branch
Join Ms. Selina for Summer movie fun & snacks !

Sat, Jul 09, All day
Downtown Branch - Children's Department
June 20 - July 28, Ages 6-12. Read your favorite graphic novels for a chance to win a $25 amazon gift card!Register

Mon, Jul 11, All day
Downtown Branch - Children's Department
June 20 - July 28, Ages 6-12. Read your favorite graphic novels for a chance to win a $25 amazon gift card!Register

Mon, Jul 11, 9:00am - 12:00pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 026
Summer ESL Classes

Mon, Jul 11, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Downtown Branch
Ages 5 and under with parents/caregivers Older siblings welcome! Mondays, Jun 13th, Jul 11th, and Aug 8th, 11:30 am.

Mon, Jul 11, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Downtown Branch - Youth Program Room
Summer Lunch

Mon, Jul 11, 12:00pm - 12:30pm
Barbour Branch
Join Ms. Fe at the Earle Street community garden near Barbour for a story set in nature. *Registration required: call the branch to... more
Join Ms. Fe at the Earle Street community garden near Barbour for a story set in nature. *Registration required: call the branch to register & to confirm story time, weather permitting*

Mon, Jul 11, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Barbour Branch
Join Ms. Fe to paint rocks with a sweet message that you can keep for yourself, give to someone special, or leave around the... more
Join Ms. Fe to paint rocks with a sweet message that you can keep for yourself, give to someone special, or leave around the neighborhood for someone to find.

Mon, Jul 11, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Park Street Library @ The Lyric - Park Branch Community Room
Ejemplos de cooperativas de inmigrantes, Finanzas y cooperativas (personales, como acceder capital, como $ fluye en una coop)

Mon, Jul 11, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Downtown Branch - Main Floor
The Connecticut Parent Advocacy Center will be Tabling on The Main Floor Of The Hartford Public Library. Downtown Branch.

Tue, Jul 12, All day
Downtown Branch - Children's Department
June 20 - July 28, Ages 6-12. Read your favorite graphic novels for a chance to win a $25 amazon gift card!Register

Tue, Jul 12, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 026
ESL

Tue, Jul 12, 10:00am - 3:00pm
Downtown Branch - Learning Lab
Summer Program for High School English Language Learners

Tue, Jul 12, 10:30am - 11:30am
Albany Branch
Join Ms. Selina for songs, stories and early literacy tips.

Tue, Jul 12, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Camp Field Branch
Join us for stories, songs, and fun! For kids with sensory needs like Autism, siblings are welcome!

Tue, Jul 12, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Dwight Branch
All 60+ are welcome to join and participate in crafts, fun activities, or social hour designed to reflect the wide interests of... more
All 60+ are welcome to join and participate in crafts, fun activities, or social hour designed to reflect the wide interests of today’s older adults.

Tue, Jul 12, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Downtown Branch - Youth Program Room
Summer Lunch

Tue, Jul 12, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Albany Branch
Join us to make decorative paper stars to brighten any "space" while learning more about stars!Register

Tue, Jul 12, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Camp Field Branch
Join us to sew your own lavender eye pillow or heating pad to use at home!

Tue, Jul 12, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Downtown Branch
Join Miss Katherine to learn about Artist Vincent Van Gogh and create one of his famous paintings, Starry Starry Night.

Tue, Jul 12, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Albany Branch
Your voice matters! Speak up. Learn tips and tricks how to do public speaking!

Wed, Jul 13, All day
Downtown Branch - Children's Department
June 20 - July 28, Ages 6-12. Read your favorite graphic novels for a chance to win a $25 amazon gift card!Register

Wed, Jul 13, 8:15am - 4:00pm
Downtown Branch - Second Floor Classroom
Security Guard Training Course

Wed, Jul 13, 9:00am - 12:00pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 026
Summer ESL Classes

Wed, Jul 13, 10:00am - 11:00am
Park Street Library @ The Lyric
HHC Presents Puppet Show 4/13: 5 Food Groups 5/23: Fernando's Farm 6/15: Food Safety 7/13: Diabetes Prevention

Wed, Jul 13, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Park Street Library @ The Lyric - Park Branch Community Room
Aprende a costurar una bolsa de compras, usando tela y maquina de coser.

Wed, Jul 13, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Barbour Branch
Come to the Barbour branch to enjoy the weather while creating beautiful chalk sidewalk murals with Ms. Fe.

Wed, Jul 13, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Downtown Branch - Youth Program Room
Summer Lunch

Wed, Jul 13, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Dwight Branch
Make a Bird Wind-Chime as you discover some interesting facts about sounds in space.

Wed, Jul 13, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Bushnell Park
Join Miss Katherine for a delicious summer STEM activity. Make your own solar oven and cook up some sparkling solar system smores!

Wed, Jul 13, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Barbour Branch
Barbour Craft & Create Join Ms. Fe at the Barbour branch to unlock your inner creativity with a fun weekly craft! Today we will be... more
Barbour Craft & Create Join Ms. Fe at the Barbour branch to unlock your inner creativity with a fun weekly craft! Today we will be making book hedgehogs.

Wed, Jul 13, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Downtown Branch
Join Mentor Eli in YOUmedia and learn how to make drum programming and loops to make beats in FL Studio

Wed, Jul 13, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Park Street Library @ The Lyric - Park Branch Terrace/Courtyard
“Sounds of Frog Hollow'' featuring the many music traditions of the Frog Hollow neighborhood in Hartford! Nelson Bello and Friends... more
“Sounds of Frog Hollow'' featuring the many music traditions of the Frog Hollow neighborhood in Hartford! Nelson Bello and Friends will perform Cuba, Afro-Cuban Jazz.

Thu, Jul 14, All day
Downtown Branch - Children's Department
June 20 - July 28, Ages 6-12. Read your favorite graphic novels for a chance to win a $25 amazon gift card!Register

Thu, Jul 14, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Downtown Branch - Second Floor Classroom
ESL Summer Class

Thu, Jul 14, 10:00am - 3:00pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 026
Summer Program for High School English Language Learners

Thu, Jul 14, 11:00am - 11:30am
Downtown Branch - Youth Program Room
Read, Sing & Move Storytime in person with Ms. Linda

Thu, Jul 14, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Barbour Branch
Join Ms. Fe at the Earle Street community garden for a check-up: harvest veggies and flowers, pull weeds, and taste some things we've grown!

Thu, Jul 14, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Downtown Branch
Summer Lunch

Thu, Jul 14, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Downtown Branch - Cafe
Join the Hartford Summer Space Mission, Hartford Public Library's summer learning program! Join us for a workshop on making a diorama... more
Join the Hartford Summer Space Mission, Hartford Public Library's summer learning program! Join us for a workshop on making a diorama of your own planet.

Thu, Jul 14, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Camp Field Branch
Join us to meet a Llama at the Camp Field Branch!

Thu, Jul 14, 2:00pm - 4:30pm
Downtown Branch - YOUmedia
Join Jada and learn cosplay sewing skills such as tailoring, styling, upcycling thrifted/recycled materials, basic stitches/sewing, and... more
Join Jada and learn cosplay sewing skills such as tailoring, styling, upcycling thrifted/recycled materials, basic stitches/sewing, and making accessories such as hair pieces/claws/paws etc

Thu, Jul 14, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Albany Branch - Albany Branch Community Room
Griffin Health will be holding vaccine clinics at the Albany Branch of Hartford Public Library every other Thursday from 2-5pm in June... more
Griffin Health will be holding vaccine clinics at the Albany Branch of Hartford Public Library every other Thursday from 2-5pm in June and July.

Thu, Jul 14, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Dwight Branch
Join Jackie Bright for a dazzling jewelry making workshop.

Thu, Jul 14, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Albany Branch
Join Ms. Selina for Beginners Knitting and Crochet. Parents and caregivers are welcome!

Thu, Jul 14, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Downtown Branch - Center for Contemporary Culture
Author talk & art exhibit Masks mandatory Books for sale zulynette.com

Fri, Jul 15, All day
Downtown Branch - Children's Department
June 20 - July 28, Ages 6-12. Read your favorite graphic novels for a chance to win a $25 amazon gift card!Register

Fri, Jul 15, 9:00am - 12:00pm
Downtown Branch - Center for Contemporary Culture
Women's sewing group

Fri, Jul 15, 10:00am - 3:00pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 141
Summer Program for High School English Language Learners

Fri, Jul 15, 10:30am - 1:30pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 026
TAP Sewing Circle

Fri, Jul 15, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Downtown Branch - Youth Program Room
Summer Lunch

Fri, Jul 15, 1:00pm - 7:00pm
Connecticut Convention Center - Main Ballroom HPL Booth
Visit The HPL Booth to experience a space walk or learn about 3D scanning!

Fri, Jul 15, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Downtown Branch - Main Floor
Hartford Behavioral Health Tabling

Fri, Jul 15, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Barbour Branch
Beat the heat at Barbour! Come in for a movie afternoon, with snacks and drinks provided.

Fri, Jul 15, 2:00pm - 4:30pm
Camp Field Branch
Join us for a movie and some yummy snacks!

Fri, Jul 15, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Camp Field Branch
Learn some new dance moves with Studio 860!

Fri, Jul 15, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Albany Branch
Join Ms. Selina for Summer movie fun & snacks !

Fri, Jul 15, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Downtown Branch
Join Miss Katherine to listen to magical moon stories and create moon art that shimmers in the summer sky!

Fri, Jul 15, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Downtown Branch - ArtWalk
Join us for the opening of Chris Whitten's exhibition, "Gateways to Places We're Told We Cannot Go".

Sat, Jul 16, All day
Downtown Branch - Children's Department
June 20 - July 28, Ages 6-12. Read your favorite graphic novels for a chance to win a $25 amazon gift card!Register

Sat, Jul 16, 11:00am - 5:00pm
External venue: Connecticut Convention Center - Main Ballroom HPL Booth
Visit The HPL Booth to experience a space walk or learn about 3D scanning!

Sun, Jul 17, 11:00am - 3:00pm
Connecticut Convention Center - Main Ballroom HPL Booth
Visit The HPL Booth to experience a space walk or learn about 3D scanning!

Mon, Jul 18, All day
Downtown Branch - Children's Department
June 20 - July 28, Ages 6-12. Read your favorite graphic novels for a chance to win a $25 amazon gift card!Register

Mon, Jul 18, 9:00am - 12:00pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 026
Summer ESL Classes

Mon, Jul 18, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Park Street Library @ The Lyric - Park Branch Community Room
Aprende a hacer pulseras con perlitas de colores usando técnicas básicas de bisutería.  

Mon, Jul 18, 10:00am - 11:00am
Dwight Branch
Join us for an unforgettable magic show with special guest, Ed Popielarczyk.

Mon, Jul 18, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Camp Field Branch
Join us for a special musical journey through the Americas with enchanting rhythms and folklore from our friends, Sirius Coyote!

Mon, Jul 18, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Downtown Branch - Youth Program Room
Summer Lunch

Mon, Jul 18, 12:00pm - 12:30pm
Barbour Branch
Join Ms. Fe at the Earle Street community garden near Barbour for a story set in nature. *Registration required: call the branch to... more
Join Ms. Fe at the Earle Street community garden near Barbour for a story set in nature. *Registration required: call the branch to register & to confirm story time, weather permitting*

Mon, Jul 18, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Park Street Library @ The Lyric
¡Espectáculo de magia con Ed Popielarczyk!

Mon, Jul 18, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Downtown Branch - Main Floor
The Connecticut Parent Advocacy Center will be Tabling on The Main Floor Of The Hartford Public Library. Downtown Branch.

Mon, Jul 18, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Downtown Branch - Atrium
Join us for a special musical journey through the Americas with enchanting rhythms and folklore from our friends, Sirius Coyote!

Mon, Jul 18, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Barbour Branch
Ages 4-19 Calling all Lego engineers and architects! Join Ms. Fe at the Barbour Branch to create something unique with Legos, then... more
Ages 4-19 Calling all Lego engineers and architects! Join Ms. Fe at the Barbour Branch to create something unique with Legos, then display your build for all to see!

Tue, Jul 19, All day
Downtown Branch - Children's Department
June 20 - July 28, Ages 6-12. Read your favorite graphic novels for a chance to win a $25 amazon gift card!Register

Tue, Jul 19, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 026
ESL

Tue, Jul 19, 10:00am - 3:00pm
Downtown Branch - Learning Lab
Summer Program for High School English Language Learners

Tue, Jul 19, 10:30am - 11:30am
Albany Branch
Join Ms. Selina for songs, stories and early literacy tips.

Tue, Jul 19, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Dwight Branch
All 60+ are welcome to join and participate in crafts, fun activities, or social hour designed to reflect the wide interests of... more
All 60+ are welcome to join and participate in crafts, fun activities, or social hour designed to reflect the wide interests of today’s older adults.

Tue, Jul 19, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Downtown Branch - Youth Program Room
Summer Lunch

Tue, Jul 19, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Barbour Branch
Feeling stressed or anxious? Join Ms. Fe at the Barbour branch to learn breathing exercises and stretches to help calm your mind and... more
Feeling stressed or anxious? Join Ms. Fe at the Barbour branch to learn breathing exercises and stretches to help calm your mind and body. We will also be making breathing beads.

Tue, Jul 19, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Camp Field Branch
Relax and paint with some water on Buddha Boards.

Tue, Jul 19, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Albany Branch
Meet the library Robots, Ozobots, for color coding basic training.

Wed, Jul 20, All day
Downtown Branch - Children's Department
June 20 - July 28, Ages 6-12. Read your favorite graphic novels for a chance to win a $25 amazon gift card!Register

Wed, Jul 20, 9:00am - 12:00pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 026
Summer ESL Classes

Wed, Jul 20, 10:00am - 11:00am
Park Street Library @ The Lyric
Come and enjoy a Spanish Story with Ms. Nancy! ¡Ven a escuchar un cuento en español con Ms. Nancy!

Wed, Jul 20, 10:00am - 11:00am
Downtown Branch
Join Miss Katherine for songs, rhymes and stories as pleasant as a summer breeze.

Wed, Jul 20, 10:00am - 11:30am
Park Street Library @ The Lyric - Park Branch Community Room
• Entérate lo que los investigadores de UConn Health hacen para promover la salud y el bienestar de los niños pequeños, y... more
• Entérate lo que los investigadores de UConn Health hacen para promover la salud y el bienestar de los niños pequeños, y • Averigua si puedes participar en investigaciones donde te pagan.

Wed, Jul 20, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Downtown Branch - Youth Program Room
Summer Lunch

Wed, Jul 20, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Dwight Branch
Learn about planetary motion with the help of spinning tops.

Wed, Jul 20, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Downtown Branch - YOUmedia
Learn how to create your own Virtual Reality game! Mr. Marc will be taking you through the progress of a current game in production at... more
Learn how to create your own Virtual Reality game! Mr. Marc will be taking you through the progress of a current game in production at YOUmedia.

Wed, Jul 20, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Barbour Branch
Join Ms. Fe at the Barbour branch to unlock your inner creativity with a fun weekly craft! Today we are making seed bombs.

Thu, Jul 21, All day
Downtown Branch - Children's Department
June 20 - July 28, Ages 6-12. Read your favorite graphic novels for a chance to win a $25 amazon gift card!Register

Thu, Jul 21, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Downtown Branch - Second Floor Classroom
ESL Summer Class

Thu, Jul 21, 10:00am - 3:00pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 026
Summer Program for High School English Language Learners

Thu, Jul 21, 11:00am - 11:30am
Downtown Branch - Youth Program Room
Read, Sing & Move Storytime in person with Ms. Linda

Thu, Jul 21, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Barbour Branch
Join Ms. Fe at the Earle Street community garden for a check-up: harvest veggies and flowers, pull weeds, and taste some things we've grown!

Thu, Jul 21, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Downtown Branch
Summer Lunch

Thu, Jul 21, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Albany Branch
Design and make your own beaded necklace.Register

Thu, Jul 21, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Dwight Branch
Want a tie dye bag? Come make one with us.

Thu, Jul 21, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Downtown Branch - Youth Program Room
Ages 6-12. Thursday, July 21, 2:00pm

Thu, Jul 21, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Camp Field Branch
Griffin Health will be holding vaccine clinics at the Camp Field Branch of Hartford Public Library every other Thursday from 2-5pm in... more
Griffin Health will be holding vaccine clinics at the Camp Field Branch of Hartford Public Library every other Thursday from 2-5pm in June and July.

Thu, Jul 21, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Albany Branch
Join Ms. Selina for Beginners Knitting and Crochet. Parents and caregivers are welcome!

Thu, Jul 21, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Albany Branch
Join Ms. Selina for Spelling Bee Contest. Ages 6-12 yrs! Wing Prizes!

Fri, Jul 22, All day
Downtown Branch
June 20 - July 28, Ages 6-12. Read your favorite graphic novels for a chance to win a $25 amazon gift card!Register

Fri, Jul 22, 9:00am - 12:00pm
Downtown Branch - Center for Contemporary Culture
Women's sewing group

Fri, Jul 22, 10:00am - 3:00pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 141
Summer Program for High School English Language Learners

Fri, Jul 22, 10:30am - 1:30pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 026
TAP Sewing Circle

Fri, Jul 22, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Downtown Branch - Children's Department
Ages 0-5. Friday, July 8, 22, 29, Aug 12, 11:00am Introduce your child to the wonderful world of songs, rhymes, and fingerplays!

Fri, Jul 22, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Downtown Branch - Youth Program Room
Summer Lunch

Fri, Jul 22, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Downtown Branch - Main Floor
Hartford Behavioral Health Tabling

Fri, Jul 22, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Barbour Branch
Beat the heat at Barbour! Come in for a movie afternoon, with snacks and drinks provided.

Fri, Jul 22, 2:00pm - 4:30pm
Camp Field Branch
Join us for a movie and some yummy snacks!

Fri, Jul 22, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Albany Branch
Join Ms. Selina for Summer movie fun & snacks !

Fri, Jul 22, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Park Street Library @ The Lyric
Studio 860 - Presenta: Actuación Hip-Hop

Sat, Jul 23, All day
Downtown Branch
June 20 - July 28, Ages 6-12. Read your favorite graphic novels for a chance to win a $25 amazon gift card!Register

Mon, Jul 25, All day
Downtown Branch
June 20 - July 28, Ages 6-12. Read your favorite graphic novels for a chance to win a $25 amazon gift card!Register

Mon, Jul 25, 9:00am - 12:00pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 026
Summer ESL Classes

Mon, Jul 25, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Downtown Branch - Children's Department
Ages 0-5. Monday, June 20, 27, July 25, Aug 1, 11:00am. Join Ms Lina for a special Space Storytime with stories, activities, and music... more
Ages 0-5. Monday, June 20, 27, July 25, Aug 1, 11:00am. Join Ms Lina for a special Space Storytime with stories, activities, and music movement.

Mon, Jul 25, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Downtown Branch - Youth Program Room
Summer Lunch

Mon, Jul 25, 12:00pm - 12:30pm
Barbour Branch
Join Ms. Fe at the Earle Street community garden near Barbour for a story set in nature. *Registration required: call the branch to... more
Join Ms. Fe at the Earle Street community garden near Barbour for a story set in nature. *Registration required: call the branch to register & to confirm story time, weather permitting*

Mon, Jul 25, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Barbour Branch
Chutes & Ladders, Sorry!, Trouble, oh my! Come to Barbour to face off with your friends or Ms. Fe in a friendly board game competition.

Mon, Jul 25, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Downtown Branch - Main Floor
The Connecticut Parent Advocacy Center will be Tabling on The Main Floor Of The Hartford Public Library. Downtown Branch.

Mon, Jul 25, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Downtown Branch - Children's Department
July 25, 2:30pm. Join Ms. Lina for a discussion of The Night Diary by Veera Hiranandani. Pick up your copy in the Children's Department.

Mon, Jul 25, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Downtown Branch
You caught a Pokémon! Build your very own Pokémon a terrarium with live plants.

Tue, Jul 26, All day
Downtown Branch - Children's Department
June 20 - July 28, Ages 6-12. Read your favorite graphic novels for a chance to win a $25 amazon gift card!Register

Tue, Jul 26, 10:00am - 3:00pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 026
Summer Program for High School English Language Learners

Tue, Jul 26, 10:30am - 11:30am
Albany Branch
Join Ms. Selina for songs, stories and early literacy tips.

Tue, Jul 26, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Camp Field Branch
Join us for stories, songs, and fun! For kids with sensory needs like Autism, siblings are welcome!

Tue, Jul 26, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Dwight Branch
All 60+ are welcome to join and participate in crafts, fun activities, or social hour designed to reflect the wide interests of... more
All 60+ are welcome to join and participate in crafts, fun activities, or social hour designed to reflect the wide interests of today’s older adults.

Tue, Jul 26, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Downtown Branch - Youth Program Room
Summer Lunch

Tue, Jul 26, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Barbour Branch
Join Ms. Fe and learn how to make a colorful kaleidoscope in this fun STEM activity.

Tue, Jul 26, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Downtown Branch - Atrium
All ages. Tuesday, July 26 2:00 pm. Is Your Mama a Llama? NO? Well, you can still come and meet Debbi and her llama!

Tue, Jul 26, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Camp Field Branch
Compete to build the tallest structure out of only wooden clothespins and popsicle sticks, the winner will receive an Amazon gift card.

Tue, Jul 26, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Albany Branch
Meet the library Robots, Ozobots, for color coding basic training.

Tue, Jul 26, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Camp Field Branch
You caught a Pokémon! Build your very own Pokémon a terrarium with live plants.

Wed, Jul 27, All day
Downtown Branch - Children's Department
June 20 - July 28, Ages 6-12. Read your favorite graphic novels for a chance to win a $25 amazon gift card!Register

Wed, Jul 27, 9:00am - 12:00pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 026
Summer ESL Classes

Wed, Jul 27, 10:00am - 11:00am
Downtown Branch
Join Miss Katherine for songs, rhymes and stories as pleasant as a summer breeze.

Wed, Jul 27, All day
Park Street Library @ The Lyric
¡Únete a Guarda Bosques, Jen Lapis, US Fish & Wildlife y aprende acerca de animales y su ambiente!

Wed, Jul 27, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Downtown Branch - Youth Program Room
Summer Lunch

Wed, Jul 27, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Dwight Branch
Make out of this world shimmering Galactic Gak.

Wed, Jul 27, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Downtown Branch - YOUmedia
Meet in YOUmedia and head out to explore the city. We'll take amazing pictures at the River Front, Skate Park, or Bushnell Park.

Wed, Jul 27, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Downtown Branch
Join Miss Katherine for 3D printing fun and create a glow-in-the-dark planet to light up the night!

Wed, Jul 27, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Dwight Branch
Join us on how to create your very own terrarium.

Wed, Jul 27, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Barbour Branch
Join Ms. Fe at the Barbour branch to unlock your inner creativity with a fun weekly craft! Today we will be making canvas and tape... more
Join Ms. Fe at the Barbour branch to unlock your inner creativity with a fun weekly craft! Today we will be making canvas and tape paintings.

Wed, Jul 27, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Park Street Library @ The Lyric
You caught a Pokémon! Build your very own Pokémon a terrarium with live plants.

Wed, Jul 27, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Park Street Library @ The Lyric
¡Películas con Family en la Biblioteca de la Park!

Wed, Jul 27, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Park Street Library @ The Lyric - Park Branch Terrace/Courtyard
“Sounds of Frog Hollow'' featuring the many music traditions of the Frog Hollow neighborhood in Hartford! Sin Fronteras will be... more
“Sounds of Frog Hollow'' featuring the many music traditions of the Frog Hollow neighborhood in Hartford! Sin Fronteras will be performing Peru, Andean Music

Thu, Jul 28, All day
Downtown Branch
June 20 - July 28, Ages 6-12. Read your favorite graphic novels for a chance to win a $25 amazon gift card!Register

Thu, Jul 28, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Downtown Branch - Second Floor Classroom
ESL Summer Class

Thu, Jul 28, 10:00am - 3:00pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 026
Summer Program for High School English Language Learners

Thu, Jul 28, 11:00am - 11:30am
Downtown Branch - Youth Program Room
Read, Sing & Move Storytime in person with Ms. Linda

Thu, Jul 28, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Barbour Branch
Join Ms. Fe at the Earle Street community garden for a check-up: harvest veggies and flowers, pull weeds, and taste some things we've grown!

Thu, Jul 28, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Downtown Branch
Summer Lunch

Thu, Jul 28, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Dwight Branch
Custom decorate a water bottle to bring home. Water is essential for life; find out how and why.

Thu, Jul 28, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Camp Field Branch
Join us to build with legos and guess how many legos are in the container. The winner will win a lego kit!

Thu, Jul 28, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Downtown Branch - Hartford History Center
Ages 6-12. Thursday, July 28, 2:00 pm. Join us for a special classic storytime in the Hartford History Center!

Thu, Jul 28, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Albany Branch - Albany Branch Community Room
Griffin Health will be holding vaccine clinics at the Albany Branch of Hartford Public Library every other Thursday from 2-5pm in June... more
Griffin Health will be holding vaccine clinics at the Albany Branch of Hartford Public Library every other Thursday from 2-5pm in June and July.

Thu, Jul 28, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Albany Branch
Join Ms. Selina for Beginners Knitting and Crochet. Parents and caregivers are welcome!

Thu, Jul 28, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Albany Branch
Join Ms. Selina for Spelling Bee Contest. Ages 6-12 yrs! Wing Prizes!

Thu, Jul 28, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Downtown Branch - Children's Department
You caught a Pokémon! Join Miss. Vickie and build your very own Pokémon a terrarium with live plants. RSVP at 860-695-7439

Fri, Jul 29, 10:00am - 3:00pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 141
Summer Program for High School English Language Learners

Fri, Jul 29, 10:30am - 1:30pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 026
TAP Sewing Circle

Fri, Jul 29, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Downtown Branch - Children's Department
Ages 0-5. Friday, July 8, 22, 29, Aug 12, 11:00am Introduce your child to the wonderful world of songs, rhymes, and fingerplays!

Fri, Jul 29, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Camp Field Branch
Relax, enjoy and learn how to Zentangle--the art of creating beautiful images from repetitive patterns, while increasing your focus and... more
Relax, enjoy and learn how to Zentangle--the art of creating beautiful images from repetitive patterns, while increasing your focus and creativity. Registration is required, seating is limited.

Fri, Jul 29, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Downtown Branch - Youth Program Room
Summer Lunch

Fri, Jul 29, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Downtown Branch - Main Floor
Hartford Behavioral Health Tabling

Fri, Jul 29, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Barbour Branch
Beat the heat at Barbour! Come in for a movie afternoon, with snacks and drinks provided.

Fri, Jul 29, 2:00pm - 4:30pm
Camp Field Branch
Join us for a movie and some yummy snacks!

Fri, Jul 29, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Albany Branch
Join Ms. Selina for Summer movie fun & snacks !

Fri, Jul 29, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Downtown Branch
Meet us at the first floor teen section for our monthly Teen Advisory Board (TAB) meet up! We will decorate our library space, make... more
Meet us at the first floor teen section for our monthly Teen Advisory Board (TAB) meet up! We will decorate our library space, make book displays and recommendations, and more.

Sun, Jul 31, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Downtown Branch - Downtown Adult Virtual Room
Hartford L.I.T invites you to join them for an exciting reads on Sunday, July 30th 2022. From 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Mon, Aug 01, 9:00am - 12:00pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 026
Summer ESL Classes

Mon, Aug 01, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Downtown Branch - Children's Department
Ages 0-5. Monday, June 20, 27, July 25, Aug 1, 11:00am. Join Ms Lina for a special Space Storytime with stories, activities, and music... more
Ages 0-5. Monday, June 20, 27, July 25, Aug 1, 11:00am. Join Ms Lina for a special Space Storytime with stories, activities, and music movement.

Mon, Aug 01, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Downtown Branch - Youth Program Room
Summer Lunch

Mon, Aug 01, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Downtown Branch - Children's Department
Ages 6-7. Mon Aug 1 2:30 pm. join Ms Lina in the Children’s Room to discuss Barbara Kramer’s Sonia Sotomayor. Pick up your copy in... more
Ages 6-7. Mon Aug 1 2:30 pm. join Ms Lina in the Children’s Room to discuss Barbara Kramer’s Sonia Sotomayor. Pick up your copy in the Children's Department.

Tue, Aug 02, 10:00am - 3:00pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 026
Summer Program for High School English Language Learners

Tue, Aug 02, 10:30am - 11:30am
Albany Branch
Join Ms. Selina for songs, stories and early literacy tips.

Tue, Aug 02, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Camp Field Branch
Join us for stories, songs, and fun! For kids with sensory needs like Autism, siblings are welcome!

Tue, Aug 02, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Downtown Branch - Youth Program Room
Summer Lunch

Tue, Aug 02, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Camp Field Branch
Learn how to do a DIY screen print and decorate your own tote bag.

Tue, Aug 02, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Downtown Branch
Join Miss Katherine to share your favorite stories from the Summer Reading Lists and create a community constellation!

Tue, Aug 02, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Albany Branch
Join Ms. Selina and have fun reading stories of your own choice for the audience!