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Picturing the Pandemic Opening Reception

Images from the Pandemic Journaling Project & Hartford 2020

2022-10-27 17:00:00 2022-10-27 19:00:00 America/New_York Picturing the Pandemic Opening Reception Join us to celebrate how pandemic picture-making can spark new ways of claiming our voices, learning from others, and creating meaningful change in the world. Downtown Branch - Atrium

Thursday, October 27
5:00pm - 7:00pm

Add to Calendar 2022-10-27 17:00:00 2022-10-27 19:00:00 America/New_York Picturing the Pandemic Opening Reception Join us to celebrate how pandemic picture-making can spark new ways of claiming our voices, learning from others, and creating meaningful change in the world. Downtown Branch - Atrium

Join us to celebrate how pandemic picture-making can spark new ways of claiming our voices, learning from others, and creating meaningful change in the world.

This innovative exhibition—a partnership between the Pandemic Journaling Project (PJP) and Seeing Truth: Art, Science, Museums, and Making Knowledge—will feature images created by people around the globe in telling their pandemic stories. At once devastating, joyful, funny, and tragic, the exhibition asks: What does a pandemic look like? What has COVID-19 helped us, or made us, see? How has it changed our sense of what counts as true—or whose truth
counts?

In addition to the PJP images, the Hartford History Center will display a selection of images from our Hartford 2020 collection, a collection of photographs by Hartford based photographers Andy Hart, Jasmine Jones, and Ray Shaw and capture Hartford’s public sphere in 2020: protests, parks, buses, testing clinics, and outdoor performances. 

AGE GROUP: | Teens | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Health & Wellness | Civic Engagement | Arts |

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Downtown Branch

Phone: 860-695-6300

Hours
Mon, Nov 28 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Tue, Nov 29 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Wed, Nov 30 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Thu, Dec 01 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Fri, Dec 02 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sat, Dec 03 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Dec 04 1:00PM to 5:00PM

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

Wed, Nov 30, 9:00am - 12:00pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 140,Classroom 141
ESL Classes

Wed, Nov 30, 10:00am - 11:00am
Park Street Library @ The Lyric - Park Branch Children's Area
Join us for fun games & storytime @the Park St, Library @the Lyric

Wed, Nov 30, 3:00pm - 6:00pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 140
Boundless Enrichment Program - ESL

Wed, Nov 30, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Dwight Branch
Explore the wonderful world of Veggies. Enjoy a veggie snack.

Wed, Nov 30, 3:00pm - 6:00pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 141
Boundless Enrichment Program

Wed, Nov 30, 4:00pm - 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 painting with watercolors on... more
Join Ms. Fe at the Barbour branch to unlock your inner creativity with a fun weekly craft! Today we will be painting with watercolors on canvases!

Thu, Dec 01, All day
Albany Branch
Food giveaway at Albany Branch location

Thu, Dec 01, 9:00am - 12:00pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 026,Classroom 140,Classroom 141,Learning Lab
Adult ESL Classes

Thu, Dec 01, 9:00am - 12:00pm
Downtown Branch - Wallace Stevens Room
ESL Class - Beginning Literacy

Thu, Dec 01, 2:00pm - 5:30pm
Albany Branch - Albany Branch Community Room
Griffin Health will be holding vaccine clinics at the Albany Branch of Hartford Public Library on Thursdays

Thu, Dec 01, 2:30pm - 5:30pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 140,Classroom 141
Youth E.S.L Learner Success Program

Thu, Dec 01, 4:00pm - 7:30pm
Downtown Branch - Learning Lab
CompTIA A+ Course for youth ages 18-24.

Thu, Dec 01, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Camp Field Branch
Learn about centripetal force with balloons and pennies!

Thu, Dec 01, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Barbour Branch
Come one come all to the Barbour branch to practice your reading with Ms. Fe or a stuffed animal. Bring your own book or use one from... more
Come one come all to the Barbour branch to practice your reading with Ms. Fe or a stuffed animal. Bring your own book or use one from the library! Every Thursday from 4:30-5:30 pm.

Fri, Dec 02, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Barbour Branch
Join Ms. Fe to sing some songs, play instruments, and listen to a fun story!

Fri, Dec 02, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Downtown Branch - Atrium
Drop in to make art!

Fri, Dec 02, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Barbour Branch
Had a long week? Come to Barbour for a film afternoon, with snacks and drinks provided.

Sat, Dec 03, 9:00am - 6:00pm
Downtown Branch - Learning Lab
Pearson Vue GED Testing

Sat, Dec 03, 9:00am - 4:00pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 026,Classroom 140,Classroom 141
Adult ESL and Citizenship Classes

Mon, Dec 05, 9:00am - 6:00pm
Downtown Branch - Learning Lab
Pearson Vue GED Testing

Mon, Dec 05, 9:00am - 12:00pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 140,Classroom 141
ESL Classes

Mon, Dec 05, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Barbour Branch
Join Ms. Fe at the Barbour branch for a story and a stretch! Listen to soothing music and try a short guided meditation.

Mon, Dec 05, 3:00pm - 6:00pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 140
Boundless Enrichment Program - ESL

Mon, Dec 05, 3:00pm - 6:00pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 141
Boundless Enrichment Program

Mon, Dec 05, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Barbour Branch
Come to Barbour to decorate your version of an ugly sweater cookie with Ms. Fe!

Mon, Dec 05, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Dwight Branch
Join us to make unique holiday cards.

Tue, Dec 06, 9:00am - 12:00pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 026,Classroom 140,Classroom 141,Learning Lab
Adult ESL Classes

Tue, Dec 06, 9:00am - 12:00pm
Downtown Branch - Wallace Stevens Room
ESL Class - Beginning Literacy

Tue, Dec 06, 11:00am - 11:30am
Downtown Branch - Youth Program Room
Join Ms. Katherine for songs, rhymes, fingerplays, and stories!

Tue, Dec 06, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Downtown Branch - Atrium
Drop in to make art!

Tue, Dec 06, 2:30pm - 5:30pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 140,Classroom 141
Youth E.S.L Learner Success Program

Tue, Dec 06, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Dwight Branch
Join us to make unique holiday cards.

Tue, Dec 06, 4:00pm - 7:30pm
Downtown Branch - Learning Lab
CompTIA A+ Course for youth ages 18-24.

Tue, Dec 06, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Barbour Branch
Join Ms. Fe at the Barbour branch for a fun afternoon of virtual reality!

Tue, Dec 06, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Camp Field Branch
This arts-infused workshop connects poetry, music and art in order to deepen a child's understanding of how they are connected to Nature... more
This arts-infused workshop connects poetry, music and art in order to deepen a child's understanding of how they are connected to Nature and the Earth.

Tue, Dec 06, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Downtown Branch - Youth Program Room
Join us for family paint fun and learn about your school choice options!

Wed, Dec 07, 9:00am - 12:00pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 140,Classroom 141
ESL Classes

Wed, Dec 07, 10:00am - 11:00am
Park Street Library @ The Lyric - Park Branch Children's Area
Join us for fun games & storytime @the Park St, Library @the Lyric

Wed, Dec 07, 12:30pm - 3:00pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 140
Boundless Enrichment Program - ESL

Wed, Dec 07, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Downtown Branch - Youth Program Room
Join Miss Katherine to create a holiday village inside the Children’s Department to celebrate holidays around the world!

Wed, Dec 07, 3:00pm - 6:00pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 141
Boundless Enrichment Program

Wed, Dec 07, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Albany Branch
Join us for a fun experiment with dry-erase markers!

Wed, Dec 07, 4:00pm - 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 fluffy slime.

Wed, Dec 07, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Dwight Branch
Create Origami stars to brighten any space.

Wed, Dec 07, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Park Street Library @ The Lyric - Park Branch Learning Lab
Learn basic computer skills in a classroom setting, with laptops, and hands on guidance. *Class starts promptly at 4:30pm

Thu, Dec 08, All day
Albany Branch
Food giveaway at Albany Branch location

Thu, Dec 08, 9:00am - 12:00pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 026,Classroom 140,Classroom 141,Learning Lab
Adult ESL Classes

Thu, Dec 08, 9:00am - 12:00pm
Downtown Branch - Wallace Stevens Room
ESL Class - Beginning Literacy

Thu, Dec 08, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Camp Field Branch
Create a whimsical gnome holiday ornament made of yarn. Registration required, online or by calling the Camp Field Branch at 860-695-7440.

Thu, Dec 08, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Downtown Branch - Main Floor
The Urban League Of Greater Hartford will be tabling on The Main Floor Of The Hartford Public Library.

Thu, Dec 08, 2:30pm - 5:30pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 140,Classroom 141
Youth E.S.L Learner Success Program

Thu, Dec 08, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Barbour Branch
Come for a free bag of groceries.

Thu, Dec 08, 4:00pm - 7:30pm
Downtown Branch - Learning Lab
CompTIA A+ Course for youth ages 18-24.

Thu, Dec 08, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Camp Field Branch
Join us for a fun experiment with dry-erase markers!

Thu, Dec 08, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Barbour Branch
Come one come all to the Barbour branch to practice your reading with Ms. Fe or a stuffed animal. Bring your own book or use one from... more
Come one come all to the Barbour branch to practice your reading with Ms. Fe or a stuffed animal. Bring your own book or use one from the library! Every Thursday from 4:30-5:30 pm.

Fri, Dec 09, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Barbour Branch
Join Ms. Fe to sing some songs, play instruments, and listen to a fun story!

Fri, Dec 09, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Downtown Branch - Atrium
Drop in to make art!

Fri, Dec 09, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Barbour Branch
Had a long week? Come to Barbour for a film afternoon, with snacks and drinks provided.

Sat, Dec 10, 9:00am - 6:00pm
Downtown Branch - Learning Lab
Pearson Vue GED Testing

Sat, Dec 10, 9:00am - 4:00pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 026,Classroom 140,Classroom 141
Adult ESL and Citizenship Classes

Sat, Dec 10, 12:00pm - 3:30pm
Downtown Branch - Wallace Stevens Room
Will set up consoles and execute weekly lessons designed to teach mechanics, strategy and fighting games culture.

Mon, Dec 12, 9:00am - 6:00pm
Downtown Branch - Learning Lab
Pearson Vue GED Testing

Mon, Dec 12, 9:00am - 12:00pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 140,Classroom 141
ESL Classes

Mon, Dec 12, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Barbour Branch
Join Ms. Fe at the Barbour branch for a story and a stretch! Listen to soothing music and try a short guided meditation.

Mon, Dec 12, 3:00pm - 6:00pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 140
Boundless Enrichment Program - ESL

Mon, Dec 12, 3:00pm - 6:00pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 141
Boundless Enrichment Program

Mon, Dec 12, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
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, Dec 12, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Barbour Branch
Feeling hungry? Join Ms. Fe at the Barbour branch to decorate your own gingerbread person!

Tue, Dec 13, 9:00am - 12:00pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 026,Classroom 140,Classroom 141,Learning Lab
Adult ESL Classes

Tue, Dec 13, 9:00am - 12:00pm
Downtown Branch - Wallace Stevens Room
ESL Class - Beginning Literacy

Tue, Dec 13, 11:00am - 11:30am
Downtown Branch - Youth Program Room
Join Ms. Katherine for songs, rhymes, fingerplays, and stories!

Tue, Dec 13, 2:30pm - 5:30pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 140,Classroom 141
Youth E.S.L Learner Success Program

Tue, Dec 13, 4:00pm - 7:30pm
Downtown Branch - Learning Lab
CompTIA A+ Course for youth ages 18-24.

Tue, Dec 13, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Dwight Branch
Make a gift and a gift box to give to a friend.

Tue, Dec 13, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Camp Field Branch
Join us for family paint fun and learn about your school choice options!

Wed, Dec 14, 8:15am - 4:00pm
Downtown Branch - Second Floor Classroom
Security Guard Training Course

Wed, Dec 14, 9:00am - 12:00pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 140,Classroom 141
ESL Classes

Wed, Dec 14, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Downtown Branch - Center for Contemporary Culture
Come feel the magic of the holiday season with Sam Pasco Band!

Wed, Dec 14, 3:00pm - 6:00pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 140
Boundless Enrichment Program - ESL

Wed, Dec 14, 3:00pm - 6:00pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 141
Boundless Enrichment Program

Wed, Dec 14, 4:00pm - 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 rock cacti.

Wed, Dec 14, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Downtown Branch - Youth Program Room
Join Ms. Katherine for a holiday favorite, to build and decorate your own Gingerbread House!

Wed, Dec 14, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Park Street Library @ The Lyric - Park Branch Learning Lab
Taller de computación basico donde te proveemos una computadora, y guia para aprender conceptos basicos de computación. En el... more
Taller de computación basico donde te proveemos una computadora, y guia para aprender conceptos basicos de computación. En el laboratorio de aprendizaje en la biblioteca de la Park Street.

Thu, Dec 15, All day
Albany Branch
Food giveaway at Albany Branch location

Thu, Dec 15, 9:00am - 12:00pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 026,Classroom 140,Classroom 141,Learning Lab
Adult ESL Classes

Thu, Dec 15, 9:00am - 12:00pm
Downtown Branch - Wallace Stevens Room
ESL Class - Beginning Literacy

Thu, Dec 15, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Downtown Branch - Main Floor
The Urban League Of Greater Hartford will be tabling on The Main Floor Of The Hartford Public Library.

Thu, Dec 15, 2:00pm - 5:30pm
Albany Branch - Albany Branch Community Room
Griffin Health will be holding vaccine clinics at the Albany Branch of Hartford Public Library on Thursdays

Thu, Dec 15, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Dwight Branch
Everyone loves a consumable gift! Come and make a jar with dry ingredients for either cookies or hot chocolate, and decorate your lid!

Thu, Dec 15, 2:30pm - 5:30pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 140,Classroom 141
Youth E.S.L Learner Success Program

Thu, Dec 15, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Dwight Branch
Make a gift and a gift box to give to a friend.

Thu, Dec 15, 4:00pm - 7:30pm
Downtown Branch - Learning Lab
CompTIA A+ Course for youth ages 18-24.

Thu, Dec 15, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Barbour Branch
Calling all teens! Join Ms. Fe at the Barbour branch to create your own soothing zen garden and learn about mindfulness practices.

Thu, Dec 15, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Camp Field Branch
Join us for a cool color changing experiment!

Thu, Dec 15, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Barbour Branch
Come one come all to the Barbour branch to practice your reading with Ms. Fe or a stuffed animal. Bring your own book or use one from... more
Come one come all to the Barbour branch to practice your reading with Ms. Fe or a stuffed animal. Bring your own book or use one from the library! Every Thursday from 4:30-5:30 pm.

Fri, Dec 16, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Barbour Branch
Join Ms. Fe to sing some songs, play instruments, and listen to a fun story!

Fri, Dec 16, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Downtown Branch - Atrium
Drop in to make art!

Fri, Dec 16, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Barbour Branch
Had a long week? Come to Barbour for a film afternoon, with snacks and drinks provided.

Fri, Dec 16, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Albany Branch
Join us for a cool color changing experiment!

Sat, Dec 17, 9:00am - 6:00pm
Downtown Branch - Learning Lab
Pearson Vue GED Testing

Sat, Dec 17, 9:00am - 4:00pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 026,Classroom 140,Classroom 141
Adult ESL and Citizenship Classes

Mon, Dec 19, 9:00am - 6:00pm
Downtown Branch - Learning Lab
Pearson Vue GED Testing

Mon, Dec 19, 9:00am - 12:00pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 140,Classroom 141
ESL Classes

Mon, Dec 19, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Barbour Branch
Join Ms. Fe at the Barbour branch for a story and a stretch! Listen to soothing music and try a short guided meditation.

Mon, Dec 19, 3:00pm - 6:00pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 140
Boundless Enrichment Program - ESL

Mon, Dec 19, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Park Street Library @ The Lyric - Park Branch Children's Area
Join us for a magic show with Master Magician Ed Popielarczyk and get information about your school choice options!

Mon, Dec 19, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Downtown Branch - Center for Contemporary Culture
City of Hartford Forum

Tue, Dec 20, 9:00am - 12:00pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 026,Classroom 140,Classroom 141,Learning Lab
Adult ESL Classes

Tue, Dec 20, 9:00am - 12:00pm
Downtown Branch - Wallace Stevens Room
ESL Class - Beginning Literacy

Tue, Dec 20, 11:00am - 11:30am
Downtown Branch - Youth Program Room
Join Ms. Katherine for songs, rhymes, fingerplays, and stories!

Tue, Dec 20, 2:30pm - 5:30pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 140,Classroom 141
Youth E.S.L Learner Success Program

Tue, Dec 20, 4:00pm - 7:30pm
Downtown Branch - Learning Lab
CompTIA A+ Course for youth ages 18-24.

Tue, Dec 20, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Barbour Branch
Join Ms. Fe at the Barbour branch for a fun afternoon of virtual reality!

Tue, Dec 20, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Camp Field Branch
Join us to make some really cool 3D snowflake decorations.

Tue, Dec 20, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Dwight Branch
Make the royal icing before using it in icing bags to decorate your Snowflake gingerbread cookies.

Tue, Dec 20, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Downtown Branch - Youth Program Room
Join Ms. Katherine to make festive holiday ornaments that sparkle and shine!

Wed, Dec 21, 9:00am - 12:00pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 140,Classroom 141
ESL Classes

Wed, Dec 21, 10:00am - 11:00am
Park Street Library @ The Lyric - Park Branch Children's Area
Join us for fun games & storytime @the Park St, Library @the Lyric

Wed, Dec 21, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Dwight Branch
Create your very own ornament, and enjoy a hot cup of cocoa and holiday cheer!

Wed, Dec 21, 3:00pm - 6:00pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 140
Boundless Enrichment Program - ESL

Wed, Dec 21, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Albany Branch
Learn about centripetal force with balloons and pennies!

Wed, Dec 21, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Barbour Branch
Join Ms. Fe at the Barbour branch to unlock your inner creativity with a fun weekly craft! Today we will create paintings using... more
Join Ms. Fe at the Barbour branch to unlock your inner creativity with a fun weekly craft! Today we will create paintings using squeegees and canvases.

Wed, Dec 21, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Downtown Branch - Youth Program Room
Join Ms. Katherine to celebrate the beauty of winter with poetry and a glow in the dark universe jar.

Thu, Dec 22, All day
Albany Branch
Food giveaway at Albany Branch location

Thu, Dec 22, 9:00am - 12:00pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 026,Classroom 140,Classroom 141,Learning Lab
Adult ESL Classes

Thu, Dec 22, 9:00am - 12:00pm
Downtown Branch - Wallace Stevens Room
ESL Class - Beginning Literacy

Thu, Dec 22, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Downtown Branch - Main Floor
The Urban League Of Greater Hartford will be tabling on The Main Floor Of The Hartford Public Library.

Thu, Dec 22, 2:30pm - 5:30pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 140,Classroom 141
Youth E.S.L Learner Success Program

Thu, Dec 22, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Barbour Branch
Come for a free bag of groceries.

Thu, Dec 22, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Dwight Branch
Make the royal icing before using it in icing bags to decorate your Snowflake gingerbread cookies.

Thu, Dec 22, 4:00pm - 7:30pm
Downtown Branch - Learning Lab
CompTIA A+ Course for youth ages 18-24.

Thu, Dec 22, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Camp Field Branch
Join us to see how you can make ping pong balls float in the air!

Thu, Dec 22, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Barbour Branch
Come one come all to the Barbour branch to practice your reading with Ms. Fe or a stuffed animal. Bring your own book or use one from... more
Come one come all to the Barbour branch to practice your reading with Ms. Fe or a stuffed animal. Bring your own book or use one from the library! Every Thursday from 4:30-5:30 pm.

Fri, Dec 23, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Barbour Branch
Join Ms. Fe to sing some songs, play instruments, and listen to a fun story!

Fri, Dec 23, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Barbour Branch
Had a long week? Come to Barbour for a film afternoon, with snacks and drinks provided.

Sat, Dec 24, 9:00am - 6:00pm
Downtown Branch - Learning Lab
Pearson Vue GED Testing

Sat, Dec 24, 9:00am - 4:00pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 026,Classroom 140,Classroom 141
Adult ESL and Citizenship Classes

Mon, Dec 26, 9:00am - 6:00pm
Downtown Branch - Learning Lab
Pearson Vue GED Testing

Tue, Dec 27, 9:00am - 12:00pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 026,Classroom 140,Classroom 141,Learning Lab
Adult ESL Classes

Tue, Dec 27, 9:00am - 12:00pm
Downtown Branch - Wallace Stevens Room
ESL Class - Beginning Literacy

Tue, Dec 27, 11:00am - 11:30am
Downtown Branch - Youth Program Room
Join Ms. Katherine for songs, rhymes, fingerplays, and stories!

Tue, Dec 27, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Downtown Branch - Youth Program Room
Join Ms. Katherine to play with the library robots and eat pizza!

Tue, Dec 27, 2:30pm - 5:30pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 140,Classroom 141
Youth E.S.L Learner Success Program

Tue, Dec 27, 4:00pm - 7:30pm
Downtown Branch - Learning Lab
CompTIA A+ Course for youth ages 18-24.

Tue, Dec 27, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Barbour Branch
Swing by Barbour to participate in this fun STEM activity featuring homemade parachutes!

Tue, Dec 27, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Camp Field Branch
Decorate a gingerbread person!

Wed, Dec 28, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Downtown Branch - Atrium
A Celebration of Community, Family, and Culture

Wed, Dec 28, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Albany Branch
Join us for some fun air pressure experiments!

Wed, Dec 28, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Barbour Branch
Join Ms. Fe at the Barbour branch to unlock your inner creativity with a fun weekly craft! Today we will create art using a variety of... more
Join Ms. Fe at the Barbour branch to unlock your inner creativity with a fun weekly craft! Today we will create art using a variety of materials.

Thu, Dec 29, 9:00am - 12:00pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 026,Classroom 140,Classroom 141,Learning Lab
Adult ESL Classes

Thu, Dec 29, 9:00am - 12:00pm
Downtown Branch - Wallace Stevens Room
ESL Class - Beginning Literacy

Thu, Dec 29, 9:00am - 6:00pm
Downtown Branch - Youth Program Room
Kwanzaa Festival

Thu, Dec 29, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Downtown Branch - Main Floor
The Urban League Of Greater Hartford will be tabling on The Main Floor Of The Hartford Public Library.

Thu, Dec 29, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Downtown Branch - Children's Department
Join us for a unique celebration of family, community, and culture.

Thu, Dec 29, 2:00pm - 5:30pm
Albany Branch - Albany Branch Community Room
Griffin Health will be holding vaccine clinics at the Albany Branch of Hartford Public Library on Thursdays

Thu, Dec 29, 2:30pm - 5:30pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 140,Classroom 141
Youth E.S.L Learner Success Program

Thu, Dec 29, 4:00pm - 7:30pm
Downtown Branch - Learning Lab
CompTIA A+ Course for youth ages 18-24.

Thu, Dec 29, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
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.

Thu, Dec 29, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Camp Field Branch
Join us to make some fun holiday themed slime.

Thu, Dec 29, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Barbour Branch
Come one come all to the Barbour branch to practice your reading with Ms. Fe or a stuffed animal. Bring your own book or use one from... more
Come one come all to the Barbour branch to practice your reading with Ms. Fe or a stuffed animal. Bring your own book or use one from the library! Every Thursday from 4:30-5:30 pm.

Fri, Dec 30, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Barbour Branch
Join Ms. Fe to sing some songs, play instruments, and listen to a fun story!

Fri, Dec 30, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Barbour Branch
Had a long week? Come to Barbour for a film afternoon, with snacks and drinks provided.