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Press Releases

  December 2016  
  12-8-2016 Baby Grand Jazz Kicks Off 14th Season at Hartford Public Library
  12-7-2016

Homa Nacify Appointed to National Library Board

  November, 2016  
     
  11-10-2016 Titles In Honor of Veterans Day Available at Hartford Public Library
  10-03-2016 Library Celebrates Award of Two Federal Grants to Help Immigrants
  October, 2016  
     
  10-12-2016 MK Asante Speaks Oct. 25 As Part of Hip Hop Nation at Hartford Public Library 
  10-03-2016
  September, 2016  
  09-29-2016

Hartford Public Library and Schools Awarded $595,000 IMLS Grant 

  09-07-2016
  09-06-2016
  August 2016  
  08-12-2016
  July 2016  
  07-27-2016 Free CT Science Center Passes Available at Hartford Public Library
  07-18-2016 Hartford Public Library Receives Grant from Travelers Foundation
  07-18-2016 Brown Rudnick Charitable Foundation Continues to Support Hartford Public Library’s Early Literacy Initiative
  June 2016  
  06-30-2016

Roberts Foundation Awards Grant For Hip Hop Nation 2016

  May 2016  
  05-10-2016 Library’s World of Sounds Music Series Funded by Evelyn W. Preston
  April 2016  
  04-28-2016 Your Youth Library Card Is Your Passport to Summer Fun
  04-26-2016 Ensworth Awards $15,000 to Hartford Public Library For Lifelong Learning
  04/21/2016 Hartford Public Library, UConn, City Hartford, Sign Space Sharing Agreements
  March 2016  
  03/30/2016

April is Poetry Month at Hartford Public Library

  03/29/2016
  03/15/2016 Hartford Public Library's Big Read Celebrates Steinbeck's "The Grapes of Wrath"
  03/04/2016
  03/01/2016 Baby Grand Jazz Series Continues
  February 2016  
  02/26/2016 Hartford Financial Services Supports YOUMedia and The American Place
  02/26/2016
  02/26/2016 CIGNA Awards Grant For Keep Hartford Healthy Program
  02/26/2016
  02/17/2016 Public Invited to Meet Library CEO Candidates
  02/01/2016 Baby Grand Jazz Series Continues
  January 2016  
  01/29/2016 Black History Events
  01/25/2016 Creative Aging Classes At Hartford Public Library
  01/22/2016 Hartford Public Library Receives Funding From Hartford Foundation For Career Pathways For Immigrants
  December 2015  
  12/28/2015 Hartford Public Library Receives Three-Year Career Pathways for Immigrants Grant
  12/09/2015 Hartford Public Library's 2016 Baby Grand Jazz Series Opens With Edmar Castaneda
  12/09/2015 Holiday Favorites By The Hartford Symphony Orchestra
  12/01/2015 Get Jazzed at Hartford Public Library 2016 Baby Grand Jazz Series Lineup Announced
  12/01/2015 Hartford Public Library Awarded $1,000,000 For The Construction Of The New Park Branch
 
November 2015
  11/30/2015 Hartford Public Library Announces CEO Search Process
  11/04/2015 "In My Shoes" Performance Reveals The Lives Of The Formerly Incarcerated "Women On Our Own"
  11/04/2015 Hartford Public Library Receives Project Citizenship Grant. First Institution In Connecticut To Receive Grant To Help Facilitate Naturalization Process
  11/04/2015 Ready For Freedom? Hartford Public Library To Host Discussion On Life After Prison In Connecticut
 
October 2015
  10/26/2015 Events in Honor of Veterans at Hartford Public Library
  10/15/2015 The Art Of Courageous Nonviolent Leadership
  10/15/2015 Hartford Public Library to Debut New Children’s Recommendation and Family Engagement Service
 
September 2015
  09/23/2015 Earn an Accredited High School Diploma at Hartford Public Library First in New England to provide Career Online High School for Free to Residents
  09/21/2015 Banned Plays To Be Featured During Banned Books Weeks - HPL and the ACLU of CT sponsoring lively panel on banned plays
  09/21/2015 Third StoryWalk™ in Hartford will be in the Blue Hills Neighborhood Two-week program promotes reading, community engagement, and outdoor activity
  09/21/2015 James Baldwin’s Timeless Novel 2015 One Book, One Hartford
  09/21/2015 YOUmedia Hartford Host's Party For Teens And Families - Digital learning & maker space celebrates one-year anniversary
  09/08/2015 Brown Rudnick Charitable Foundation Connects on Early Literacy. Hartford Public Library’s Leap into Learning initiative Gets Additional Support
  09/03/2015 “Sparks” are flying at Hartford Public Library. The Institute for Museum and Library Services Awards $25,000 to develop digital tracking tool
  09/01/2015 A library card is the coolest card – September is Library Card Sign-up Month
 
August 2015
  08/26/2015 Setting “The author's Table” At The Library - Hartford Public Library launches new series on Connecticut Authors Day
  08/14/2015 Kettering Foundation and Hartford Public Library Create a Learning Exchange Studying The Relationship Between Citizens And Government Through Participatory Budgeting.
  08/11/2015 Opposite Sides of the World - Connecticut to Singapore Janette Maxey
 
July 2015
  07/24/2015 CT Center For Nonviolence and Hartford Public Library to Offer Intergenerational & Youth Enrichment Programming Incorporating Kingian Nonviolence and The Arts
  07/07/2015 Local Author Explores Hartford Hospital Fire of 1961
 
June 2015
  06/30/2015 Hartford Public Library Announces Departure of CEO
  06/29/2015 Hartford Public Library CEO Elected to National Leadership
  06/09/2015 Hartford Public Library Participates in National Libraries Transforming Communities Program, Fosters Community Action
  06/08/2015 World of Sound Summer Series Returns to the Hartford Public Library
  06/03/2015 Hartford Public Library Celebrates Summer Learning With June 6 Kickoff Festival
  06/03/2015 Hartford Public Library One of 75 Organizations to Receive a Big Read Grant
  06/02/2015 “Large and Small: The Sculpture of David Hayes” Exhibit Opens June 5th at Hartford Public Library's Artwalk Gallery
 
May 2015
  05/27/2015 Hartford's Mayor Segarra, Library CEO and School Leaders Accept White House ConnectED Library Challenge
  05/21/2015 Hartford Public Library Branches and Hartford Public Schools Extend Partnership to Boost Services
  05/04/2015 Hoffman Auto Group Helps Hartford Public Library Take a ‘Leap Into Learning’
 
April 2015
  04/30/2015 The Stocker Foundation supports Hartford Public Library’s The Summer of Power!
  04/28/2015 Hartford Public Library Hosts “Dash for the Stash” Financial Literacy Contest
  04/02/2015 Baby Grand Jazz Series at Hartford Public Library Swings into Spring
 
March 2015
  03/30/2015 Hartford Families Invited to Participate in 2nd Annual StoryWalk
  03/27/2015 Hartford Public Library Awarded $50,000 to Connect Heritage Collections with Civic Service
  03/20/2015 Connecticut Science Center, Hartford Public Library Partner to Increase Engagement in Scientific Conversation, Inquiry
  03/10/2015 The Connecticut Forum & Hartford Public Library Collaborate to Extend Forum Topics, Focus on Local
 
February 2015
  02/25/2015 March 4th Event Explores Paris Terror Attacks and Modern Issues Facing Fundamental Freedoms
  02/25/2015 Baby Grand Jazz Series at Hartford Public Library Welcomes Acclaimed Performers Throughout March
  02/18/2015 “Hartford Renaissance” Event Celebrates Artist Romare Bearden’s City Ties
 
January 2015
  01/30/2015 Winter Clothing Giveaway Provides Needed Supplies to Hartford Residents
  01/22/2015 February Baby Grand Jazz Series Performers Heat Up Hartford
  01/13/2015 Legendary Civil Rights Leader and Organizer of Landmark Selma Marches Will Visit Hartford Feb. 5 as Black History Month Event Keynote Speaker
  01/08/2015 Life and Legacy of Hartford Educator 'Doc' Hurley Celebrated at Jan. 28 Book Launch
 
December 2014
  12/29/2014 Channel 3 Host Kara Sundlun Will Discuss New Book at January Hartford Public Library Event
  12/19/2014 January Performers Light Up Baby Grand Jazz Stage at Hartford Public Library
  12/15/2014 Partnership Teaches Hartford Residents Martin Luther King Jr.’s Strategies for Nonviolent Community Leadership
 
November 2014
  11/28/2014 Hartford Public Library Named Small Business Association Eagle Awardee
  11/12/2014 Hartford History Center New Release is a Never-Before-Published Photographic Journey Through City History
  11/12/2014 Upcycled Exhibit Opens December 5 at Hartford Public Library’s ArtWalk Gallery
  11/05/2014 Author and Historian Matthew Warshauer Examines Mental Health Treatment of Civil War Veterans at “Soldier’s Heart” Book Talk
 
October 2014
  10/27/2014 High-Caliber Talent Fills the Lineup for Hartford Public Library’s 2015 Baby Grand Jazz Series
  10/22/2014 Hartford Public Library Welcomes New Board Members
  10/16/2014 Hartford Public Library Receives Grants in Support of Civic Engagement, Cultural Integration, and Teen Program Development
  10/16/2014 An Evening with Darko Tresnjak –Tony Award-Winning Director Discusses the Power of the Graphic Novel
 
September 2014
  09/29/2014 Columnist and ESPN Commentator Doug Glanville Will Speak at Hartford Public Library’s Annual Meeting
  09/29/2014 Historian Anne Farrow_Debuts New Book Examining Connecticut Connection to Slavery with Oct. 9 Launch Party and Reading
  09/23/2014 The Travelers Foundation Funds Innovation Center at Hartford Public Library’s Teen Digital Learning Lab with $50,000 Grant
  09/19/2014 Hartford Public Library Receives $248,000 Federal Grant to Expand Citizenship Services for Immigrant Residents
  09/17/2014 Hartford Public Library’s Hartford History Center Receives National Leadership Grant to Support Multimedia Civic Engagement Initiative
  09/15/2014 Hartford Public Library Hosts Performance and Author Talk During Banned Books Week
  09/15/2014 Charles H. Kaman Foundation Makes Multi-Year Commitment to Fund Baby Grand Jazz Series at Hartford Public Library
  09/13/2014 “BBQ for Books” Restaurant Grand Opening Celebration Raises Funds for Hartford Public Library
  09/11/2014 Hartford Public Library Celebrates Library Card Sign-Up Month Throughout September
  09/08/2014 “Family Traits” Exhibit by Isabel Acosta Opens September 12 at Hartford Public Library’s ArtWalk Gallery
 
August 2014
  08/06/2014 Foundation Grant Provides Healthy Snacks and Supplies to Hartford Students at Homework Clubs
 
July 2014
  07/31/2014 Hartford Public Library Partners with Connecticut Science Center To Promote Free Connecticut Science Center Admission for Hartford Residents During August
  07/24/2014 Two Workforce Development Organizations Honored with Hartford Public Library Community Partnership Awards
  07/24/2014 Memoir of a Fan Book Launch with Author and Editorial Cartoonist Bob Englehart at Hartford Public Library
  07/15/2014 Foundation Grants Support Arts and Sciences Programming for Hartford Children and Adults
 
June 2014
  06/29/2014 One Big Summer Night Sizzled with Support for Hartford Public Library
  06/17/2014 Hartford Circus Fire Stories Retold at 70th Anniversary Hartford Public Library Performance Event
 
May 2014
  05/29/2014 Hartford Public Library’s Summer Program Prevents Learning Loss in City Students
  05/09/2014 “Life in Images” Exhibit by David Holzman Opens May 9 at Hartford Public Library’s ArtWalk
 
April 2014
  04/28/2014 Hartford Public Library Receives Surprise $25,000 NewAlliance Foundation High Impact Literacy Award
  04/24/2014 Hartford Public Library Selected for American Library Association Community Engagement Initiative
  04/02/2014 Greater Hartford Community Invited to Celebrate National Library Week, April 13 - 19!
 
March 2014
  03/20/2014 Hartford Families Invited to April 5th StoryWalk™ Kick-off
  03/11/2014 March 18th Public Forum Will Address Redevelopment Plans for Hartford Regional Market
  03/10/2014 City of Hartford Celebrates Poetry with 4/7 - 4/19 Multicultural Festival
  03/07/2014 Hartford Public Library Board Announces Newly-Elected Officers
  03/06/2014 Travelers to Serve as Presenting Sponsor for Hartford Public Library’s Gala Fundraiser
  03/03/2014 Hartford Public Library Announced as Finalist for Nation’s Highest Honor
 
February 2014
  02/27/2014 Global News Service Now Available to Hartford Library Cardholders
  02/20/2014 Service for Visually, Physically Impaired Finds New Home at Hartford Public Library
  02/19/2014 City Schools and Libraries Joining Forces To Maximize Services
  02/11/2014 Foundation, Corporate and Public Funding Supports New Digital Learning Center at Hartford Public Library
  02/06/2014 Library Events Honor Hartford's Immigrant Community
 
January 2014
  01/21/2014 Join Hartford Artist Carlos Hernandez Chavez at the ArtWalk's Feb. 7 Opening of "Dialogues: Impromptu Conversations in Color"
  01/14/2014 Award-Winning Documentary Screening and Discussion on Race and Education to be Held in Hartford on Feb. 8th
  01/07/2014 Record-Breaking Attendance at Hartford Library's Baby Grand Jazz Kick-Off
 
December 2013
  12/27/2013 Novelist Kirstin Chen Comes to Hartford January 25 for Special Library Event!
  12/11/2013 Hartford Public Library Invests in 25 New Early Literacy Stations
  12/04/2013 City Conversation Event Explores Intersection of Hartford’s Built Structures and Community Experiences
  12/02/2013 Hartford Public Library Presents ArtWalk Exhibit Examining Contemporary Culture at Dec. 13 Opening Reception
 
November 2013
  11/27/2013 City of Hartford Reveals Plans for Downtown Development at Hartford Public Library Event
  11/22/2013 Rediscover Hartford and New England’s Forgotten Cities at Dec. 5 Library Event
  11/20/2013 Library Announces 2014 One Big Sizzling Summer Night Featured Speaker, Author Ruth Reichl!
  11/19/2013 Nov. 22 Day of Caring and Sharing Event Honors Hartford’s Homeless
  11/15/2013 Nov 23., Award-Winning Author Angela Johnson Speaks at Hartford Public Library
  11/14/2013 Library Film Series and Panel Discussion Explores Muslim Worlds
  11/13/2013 Community Conversations About Mental Health to be Held at Hartford Public Library
  11/12/2013 Hartford Public Library Hosts “Right to Libraries” Declaration Signing Event
  11/08/2013 Hartford’s Poet Priest Shares Writings and Conversation in Special Library Event
 
October 2013
  10/29/2013 Global Lens 2013 Premieres at Hartford Public Library
  10/22/2013 Ellis A. Gimbel Trust awards Hartford Public Library Grant for One Book One Hartford
  10/22/2013 Charles H. Kaman Foundation Funds 11th Season Of Baby Grand Jazz at Hartford Public Library
  10/22/2013 Quality of Life Initiative – Celebrating Action!
  10/08/2013 The Hartford History Center at Hartford Public Library & Hartford Preservation Alliance present author talk and book signing with Ron Tanner: From Animal House to Our House: a Love Story.
  10/01/2013 Hartford Public Library Receives National Leadership Grant for Libraries from the Institute of Museum and Library Services
 
September 2013
  09/18/2013 Hartford Public Library is First Public Library in the Nation to Receive Bureau of Immigrant Appeals Recognition and Accreditation
  09/13/2013 Celebrate Your Right to Read at Hartford Public Library’s Banned Books Readout!
  09/05/2013 Hartford Public Library Announces Angela Johnson's A Certain October as the 2013 One Book One Hartford Selection; Explores Loss and Grief Through a Teenage Lens
  09/05/2013 Hartford Public Library received grant from Nutmeg Foundation for Arts and Archives: Master Classes in the Arts and Humanities for Older Adults
 
August 2013
  08/28/2013 Billings Forge Community Works and Hartford Public Library Partner to Open Kitchen at Hartford Public Library
  08/23/2013 New Vibe at Hartford Public Library’s Downtown Technology Center
  08/22/2013 State of Connecticut Recognizes Partnership of Hartford’s Library and School District with a 21st Century Community Learning Center Grant
  08/13/2013 Hartford Public Library Announces ArtWalk Exhibit Celebrating 50th Anniversary of Hartford Stage
  08/09/2013 Hartford Public Library’s Teen Leaders Initiative receives Support from Travelers for fifth year
  08/05/2013 Hartford Public Library Announces Third World of Sounds Summer Series
 
July 2013
  07/18/2013 Health in Hartford Dialogue
  07/17/2013 Bank of America awards Hartford Public Library Grant for Summer Teen Leaders Initiative
  07/16/2013 Hartford Public Library Presents Wednesday Lunchtime Blues
  07/15/2013 Beginners Guide to Salsa at Hartford Public Library
  07/05/2013 Mayor, Police Chief join Hartford 2000 to Kick Off Quality Of Life Initiative
  07/03/2013 The World’s Strongest Librarian Coming to Hartford Public Library!
  07/02/2013 Hartford Circus Fire Scrapbook Project Kickoffs at Library - Community-Wide Effort to Honor and Remember City Story
 
June 2013
  06/28/2013 Big Screen Blockbuster Summer Movie Series at Hartford Public Library!
  06/25/2013 Hartford Youth Quilters’ Exhibition Opening at Hartford Public Library!
  06/21/2013 Groundbreaking Kickoff to Summer Reading at Hartford Public Library - Step Right Up and Read All About It!
  06/18/2013 Hartford Public Library honors World Refugee Day 2013 with an exhibit featuring the work of Andy Hart
 
May 2013
  05/23/2013 Library Summer Reading Kickoff and Fun Fair
  05/22/2013 HPL Celebrates National Award at Historic Old State House
  05/15/2013 Library’s Homa Naficy Chosen ‘Champion of Change’
  05/15/2013 Meet the Author who Helped Inspire Downton Abbey
  05/15/2013 Beatlemania at the Library
  05/08/2013 Special Program on Open Spaces and Public Planning
  05/03/2013 Special May 8 Poster Show on Immigrant Life
 
April 2013
  04/29/2013 We’ve Got the Power! Presentation on the Power of Age
  04/23/2013 New Lace Exhibition to Open at Hartford History Center
  04/22/2013 CL & P to Serve as Presenting Sponsor for Major Library Fundraiser
  04/22/2013 New Partnership to Launch Community Information Hub
  04/15/2013 Women on the Move at Hartford Public Library Featuring Film Screening of ¡Presente! about Puerto Rican Visionary Antonia Pantoja
  04/02/2013 Author Walter Dean Myers Part of Library’s Naturalization Event
  04/01/2013 ArtWalk Photographs of Nature to Link with HSO Performance
 
March 2013
  03/27/2013 Hartford Public Library Wins Library Aware Award
  03/20/2013 Fund for Greater Hartford Awards Grant to Library’s New Teen Digital Learning Center
  03/19/2013 Bestselling Author Zane to Speak at Hartford Public Library
  03/18/2013 Women on the Move: New Series Launches at Hartford Public Library with Shirley Chisholm Documentary Film Screening
  03/13/2013 NewAlliance Foundation Awards Hartford Public Library Grant for Summer Reading Initiative
  03/12/2013 Soap Opera Diva: Victoria Rowell Coming to Hartford Public Library
  03/12/2013 Library Reorganizes to Expand Capacity
  03/05/2013 Award-Winning Independent Films, Documentaries, and Shorts Available at Hartford Public Library
  03/04/2013 Hartford Public Library and Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art Finalists for 2013 National Medal
 
February 2013
  02/19/2013 Attention Writers! Come Pitch your Book
  02/14/2013 Hartford Public Library a Finalist for 2013 National Medal
  02/11/2013 Scratch Comes to Hartford Public Library
  02/05/2013 Library to host Henry Winkler at One Big Summer Night 2013
  02/04/2013 Hartford Public Library Receives Grant to Support Financial Literacy Initiative
  02/01/2013 The Best Things in Life Are Free at Hartford Public Library
 
January 2013
  01/29/2013 Hartford Public Library’s ArtWalk Showcases Three Women Artists
  01/28/2013 The Edward C. and Ann T. Roberts Foundation Supports the ArtWalk at Hartford Public Library
  01/25/2013 Pitney Bowes Foundation Awards Hartford Public Library Grant for Homework Clubs
  01/07/2013 150 Digital Magazines in English and Spanish Available 24/7 at Hartford Public Library
 
December 2012
  12/17/2012 Fisher Foundation Awards Hartford Public Library Grant for Homework Clubs
  12/14/2012 Baby Grand Jazz Opens its 10th Season at Hartford Public Library
  12/11/2012 Hartford Public Library’s ArtWalk exhibit, the Hog River Revival Collection Opens
  12/05/2012 Hartford Public Library Celebrates Newly Renovated Dwight Branch with Ribbon Cutting
  12/03/2012 Hartford Public Library Announces Baby Grand Jazz 2013
 
November 2012
  11/26/2012 Hartford Public Library’s Newly Renovated Dwight Branch Opens
  11/20/2012 Heather Maloney Band Opens Hartford Public Library’s New Indie Pop Series
  11/19/2012 Hartford Public Library’s ArtWalk Exhibit Maps, Documents and Spotlights Hartford’s Darkest Passage
  11/13/2012 Hartford Public Library Receives Donation from Fidelity Law Association
  11/01/2012 Election Day is "Wipe Out Your Fines" Day at Hartford Public Library
 
October 2012
  10/31/2012 Bank of America Awards Hartford Public Library Workforce Development Grant
  10/18/2012 The McPhee Foundation Awards Hartford Public Library Grant for Homework Clubs
  10/15/2012 CTWorks @ HPL, One-Stop Career Center at Hartford Public Library Helps Residents Land Jobs
  10/10/2012 17th Annual Wallace Stevens Birthday Bash Features Poet, Novelist and Critic Jay Parini
  10/09/2012 Reflections in Dust-ArtWalk Exhibit
  10/04/2012 A Display for Youth at Hartford Public Library in Celebration of Banned Books Week
  10/03/2012 Open House Celebration - Thursday, October 11th at 11am-CTWorks @ HPL, One-Stop Career Center at Hartford Public Library
 
September 2012
  09/26/2012 ArtWalk Exhibit reflects inspiration, introspection and physical aspects of two-dimensional media
  09/24/2012 Celebrating the Freedom to Read, October 1
  09/24/2012 Leveraging Business Contributions and Investments to the Nonprofit Sector Panel Presentation
  09/20/2012 2012 One Book One Hartford Selects A Wreath For Emmett Till
  09/19/2012 Hartford Public Library’s Library-On-Wheels Campaign Enters the Home Stretch; The Hartford Donates Half the Funding Needed
  09/17/2012 University of Hartford Donates Computers to Hartford Public Library
  09/13/2012 From the Fundamental Orders to the Royal Charter to the Charter Oak
  09/12/2012 The Harford Financial Services Group Inc spent the day beautifying Hartford Public Library’s Goodwin Branch
  09/10/2012 CTWorks @ HPL, One-Stop Career Center at Downtown at Hartford Public Library Expands Hours
 
August 2012
  08/28/2012 Hartford Public Library is awarded a Connecticut State Department of Education Grant
  08/23/2012 World of Sounds Wraps-Up with A Caribbean Flavor
  08/06/2012 Hartford History Center wins National Sparks! Grant
 
July 2012
  07/25/2012 A Center Celebrating the Written Word Makes Change in Leadership and Venue
  07/16/2012 The Stars Shined for Hartford Public Library’s One Big Summer Night Gala
  07/09/2012 Author Discussion and Book Signing on Human Trafficking at Hartford Public Library
  07/05/2012 Global Lens 2012 Regional Premiere at Hartford Public Library
  07/02/2012 Hartford Public Library Receives Gift from the Polish Community
  07/02/2012 Bruce DeSilva, crime fiction’s newest star, coming to Hartford Public Library
 
June 2012
  06/29/2012 Working together to help Hartford Residents find jobs
  06/19/2012 Hartford Public Library Awarded Grant to Increase Voter Engagement in Latino Community
  06/07/2012 Hartford Public Library Joins Other Library Systems In ReadersFirst Initiative To Demand Better Service For E-Book Users
  06/04/2012 Arinna Huffington featured at Hartford Public Library’s 2012 One Big Summer Night
 
May 2012
  05/31/2012 Hartford Public Library Announces New World of Sounds Summer Series
  05/30/2012 Library Summer Reading Kickoff and Fun Fair!
  05/22/2012 Hartford Public Library Announces New Parent-Child Summer Reading Program
  05/09/2012 Hartford Public Library Receives CT Main Street Award of Excellence
  05/08/2012 Author/Illustrator Bryan Collier visits Hartford Public Library
  05/07/2012 Family Friendly Comedian Performs at Hartford Public Library
 
April 2012
  04/30/2012 Grand Finale: One Book One Hartford!
  04/25/2012 The Aetna donates Zallinger Mural to The American Place at Hartford Public Library
  04/16/2012 Library Hosts Forum on the Politics of Women’s Access to Reproductive Health Services
  04/11/2012 Travelers continues support to Hartford Public Library’s Teen Leaders Initiative
 
March 2012
  03/28/2012 The Best Things in Life Are Free at Hartford Public Library
  03/27/2012 Library’s Art Exhibit Celebrates Latino Cultures from the Caribbean to Central and South America
  03/20/2012 Eve Ensler’s "I am an Emotional Creature" chosen as the Spring 2012 One Book One Hartford Selection
  03/19/2012 Hartford Public Library Launches Community Dialogue on Adult Learning
  03/16/2012 NewAlliance Foundation Awards Hartford Public Library Grant
  03/12/2012 New Library Cards Offer Customer Inspired Slogans
 
February 2012
  02/10/2012 Jazz Series continues to heat up Hartford's sunday afternoons
  02/03/2012 Race and Representation in Black Connecticut in Celebration of Black History
  02/02/2012 Hartford: The Making of a City, 1890-1930
 
January 2012
  01/31/2012 Celebrating the First Annual Take Your Child to the Library Day
  01/17/2012 Love of Jazz Inspires Artist’s Paintings
  01/03/2012 Baby Grand Jazz opens its 9th season at Hartford Public Library
 
December 2011
  12/16/2011 Library to Host Arianna Huffington at One Big Summer Night in 2012
  12/15/2011 Baby Grand Jazz at Hartford Public Library warms up cold sunday afternoons
  12/07/2011 McPhee Homework Clubs Help Students Make the Grade
 
November 2011
  11/29/2011 Literary Community Celebrates 10th Annual Connecticut Book Awards
  11/28/2011 Exhibit Celebrates Radio Icon Bob Steele at Hartford Public Library
  11/25/2011 Watercolor Paintings Reflect the Beauty of Nature with a Chinese Influence
  11/09/2011 Downloadable eBooks now available at Hartford Public Library
  11/08/2011 Hartford Students Give Voice to Social Justice Issues Through Art
 
October 2011
  10/31/2011 Leadership Appointments at Hartford Public Library
  10/26/2011 Celebrating 16 Years of the Wallace Stevens Birthday Bash in Hartford
  10/24/2011 Hartford Students Give Voice to Social Justice Issues Through Art
  10/24/2011 Hartford Public Library’s Dwight Branch Will Close for Renovation and Expansion
  10/18/2011 Hartford students give voice to social justice issues through art
  10/13/2011 Hartford Public Library’s New Albany Branch Opens
  10/11/2011 Connecticut Book Awards Celebrate 10 Years of Connecticut’s Notable Authors and Illustrators
 
September 2011
  09/29/2011 Hartford Public Library Receives Grant from the Department of Homeland Security
  09/28/2011 Hartford Public Library’s Albany Avenue Branch will Close to Move to New Location
  09/27/2011 Hartford Public Library Appoints New Chief Administrative Officer
  09/23/2011 Transforming Old into New: Collage Exhibit at Hartford Public Library
  09/22/2011 ENCORE for Hartford Public Library
  09/08/2011 Hartford Public Library launches new web site
  09/06/2011 Abraham Lincoln: Self-Made in America
 
August 2011
 
  08/31/2011 Mark Twain Branch Opens At Hartford Public High School
  08/18/2011 Hartford Public Library Appoints New Leadership
  08/11/2011 Mark Twain Library Branch to close for move to Hartford Public High School
  08/11/2011 My Hartford, My Neighborhood
 
July 2011
 
  07/07/2011 The Stars Aligned for Library's "One Big Summer Night" Gala
  07/05/2011 CEO of Hartford Public Library Elected to National Post
 
April 2011
 
  04/29/2011 Hartford Public Library Celebrates Annual Days of Remembrance
  04/26/2011 Get Noticed! Learn the inside scoop for getting your book published at Hartford Public Library
  04/26/2011 Catch Up To Math at Hartford Public Library!
  04/08/2011 Celebrate National Library Week at Hartford Public Library and Get Ready for Your Close-up on Snapshot Day
 
March 2011
 
  03/24/2011 Classic Cars Come to Life at Hartford Public Library
  03/02/2011 Author Talk Celebrates Women History Month