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Building Together STEM Series - FULL

Ages 6-12 with siblings/parents/caregivers

2024-07-15 13:30:00 2024-07-15 15:00:00 America/New_York Building Together STEM Series - FULL Join The Children’s Museum at your local library for a family adventure in innovation! Registration required. Registration is for all 4 days including the field trip. Registration opens on June 1. Park Street Library @ The Lyric - Park Branch Community Room

Monday, July 15
1:30pm - 3:00pm

Add to Calendar 2024-07-15 13:30:00 2024-07-15 15:00:00 America/New_York Building Together STEM Series - FULL Join The Children’s Museum at your local library for a family adventure in innovation! Registration required. Registration is for all 4 days including the field trip. Registration opens on June 1. Park Street Library @ The Lyric - Park Branch Community Room

Park Street Library @ The Lyric

Park Branch Community Room

Join The Children’s Museum at your local library for a family adventure in innovation! Registration required. Registration is for all 4 days including the field trip. Registration opens on June 1.

Join The Children’s Museum at your local library for a family adventure in innovation! Dive into hands-on engineering challenges, unleash your creativity, and build together. Meet the Museum’s Animal Ambassadors and explore the blueprints of their habitats. Designed for future engineers of all ages and their caregivers, "Building Together" offers a dynamic environment for teamwork and problem-solving. This free series wraps up with a field trip to Roaring Brook Nature Center, with bus transportation provided from the library. Don’t miss out on this exciting journey of discovery and invention! Registration required.

AGE GROUP: | Youth | Family |

EVENT TYPE: | STEM |

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Park Street Library @ The Lyric

Phone: 860-695-7500

Hours
Mon, Jul 22 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Tue, Jul 23 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Wed, Jul 24 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Thu, Jul 25 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Fri, Jul 26 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sat, Jul 27 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Jul 28 Closed

About the branch

Upcoming events

Mon, Jul 22, 1:30am - 2:30pm
Camp Field Branch
Come have fun and build fine motor and engineering skills building with a rotation of blocks.

Mon, Jul 22, 8:30am - 12:30pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 140
Summer ESL for teens entering 12th grade or college

Mon, Jul 22, 8:30am - 12:30pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 141
Summer ESL for teens entering 12th grade or college

Mon, Jul 22, 8:30am - 12:30pm
Downtown Branch - UConn Classroom 139
Adult summer ESL program

Mon, Jul 22, 9:30am - 10:15am
Ropkins Branch - Sand/Ropkins Youth Virtual Room
Explore the World of Books and Music & Movement Storytime with Ms. Linda

Mon, Jul 22, 9:30am - 12:30pm
Downtown Branch
All ages. Explore Lutz’s miniature city play space, visit the museum animals, and participate in a special STEM activity. Autumn Bus... more
All ages. Explore Lutz’s miniature city play space, visit the museum animals, and participate in a special STEM activity. Autumn Bus pick up: 9:30 am; Drop off: 12:30 pm
This event is full

Mon, Jul 22, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Park Street Library @ The Lyric - Park Branch Children's Area
Join Invent the Summer to participate in weekly STEM challenges.

Canceled
Mon, Jul 22, 11:00am - 12:00pm
South Church
Join us for rhymes, fingerplay, songs & stories.

Mon, Jul 22, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Park Street Library @ The Lyric - Park Branch Children's Area
Monday - Friday, June 24 - Aug 9, 12:00 - 1:00 pm.

Mon, Jul 22, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Barbour Branch
Have a cold summer lunch at any Hartford Public Library branch from 12:00-1:00pm, Monday through Friday. Ages 0-18.

Mon, Jul 22, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Dwight Branch
Ages 0-18 .

Mon, Jul 22, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Camp Field Branch
Summer Lunch at Camp Field Ages 0-18 Monday - Friday, June 24 - Aug 9, 12:00 - 1:00 pm.

Mon, Jul 22, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Albany Branch
Join us every weekday from June 24th to August 9th for free lunches for kids and teens.

Mon, Jul 22, 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, Jul 22, 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Dwight Branch
(Ages 6-12) Join Ms. Erin to make your own fairy garden! We will use peg dolls, make mini houses, and use other embellishments to... more
(Ages 6-12) Join Ms. Erin to make your own fairy garden! We will use peg dolls, make mini houses, and use other embellishments to create a magical world.

Tue, Jul 23, 8:30am - 12:30pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 140
Summer ESL for teens entering 12th grade or college

Tue, Jul 23, 8:30am - 12:30pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 141
Summer ESL for teens entering 12th grade or college

Tue, Jul 23, 8:30am - 12:30pm
Downtown Branch - UConn Classroom 139
Adult summer ESL program

Tue, Jul 23, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Downtown Branch
English language learning structured around special interest topics for adults

Tue, Jul 23, 9:30am - 1:30pm
West Middle School Branch - Classroom 2016
Proctored testing by appointment only in the Hartford Public Library's Pearson VUE test center at 927 Asylum Ave.

Tue, Jul 23, 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, Jul 23, 10:00am - 11:00am
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, Jul 23, 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, Jul 23, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Park Street Library @ The Lyric - Park Branch Children's Area
Monday - Friday, June 24 - Aug 9, 12:00 - 1:00 pm.

Tue, Jul 23, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Barbour Branch
Have a cold summer lunch at any Hartford Public Library branch from 12:00-1:00pm, Monday through Friday. Ages 0-18.

Tue, Jul 23, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Dwight Branch
Ages 0-18 .

Tue, Jul 23, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Camp Field Branch
Summer Lunch at Camp Field Ages 0-18 Monday - Friday, June 24 - Aug 9, 12:00 - 1:00 pm.

Tue, Jul 23, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Albany Branch
Join us every weekday from June 24th to August 9th for free lunches for kids and teens.

Tue, Jul 23, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Boundless Library at Rawson
You’ve made slime, but now let’s make moon dough! All Ages

Tue, Jul 23, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Dwight Branch
All ages. Enjoy Bob Bloom’s interactive drumming adventure at HPL!

Tue, Jul 23, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Camp Field Branch
Join in on a fun Hula Hooping event!

Tue, Jul 23, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Albany Branch
Visit the Albany library to learn about a new topic from history each week.

Tue, Jul 23, 1:30pm - 2:45pm
Barbour Branch
Learn about early life in CT with Colonial Kids!

Rescheduled
Tue, Jul 23, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
New date Thursday, July 25, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Downtown Branch
Enjoy a talk about Hartford's History with Wendy Pawlak. Learn about the sites, stories, and people that created Hartford's history.

Tue, Jul 23, 2:00pm - 8:00pm
Downtown Branch - Learning Lab
Proctored testing by appointment only

Tue, Jul 23, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Park Street Library @ The Lyric - Park Branch Courtyard
Ages 6-12. Join us for a musical, fun, hula hooping time with our friends, Bring the Hoopla!

Canceled
Tue, Jul 23, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
West Middle School Branch
Learning Circles for adult students preparing to take the GED subject tests in Math, Science, Social Studies, and/or Language Arts

Canceled
Tue, Jul 23, 3:30pm - 7:30pm
West Middle School Branch
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.

Wed, Jul 24, 8:30am - 12:30pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 140
Summer ESL for teens entering 12th grade or college

Wed, Jul 24, 8:30am - 12:30pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 141
Summer ESL for teens entering 12th grade or college

Wed, Jul 24, 8:30am - 12:30pm
Downtown Branch - UConn Classroom 139
Adult summer ESL program

Wed, Jul 24, 9:30am - 1:30pm
West Middle School Branch - Classroom 2016
Proctored testing by appointment only in the Hartford Public Library's Pearson VUE test center at 927 Asylum Ave.

Wed, Jul 24, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Albany Branch
Free HIV/Hepatitis C Testing at Albany Branch! Stay healthy and informed with CRT's free and confidential testing.

Wed, Jul 24, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Ropkins Branch
Learn to use use your smartphone, tablet or computer.

Wed, Jul 24, 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, Jul 24, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Bushnell Park Carousel
Join us for stories, music, and games at the Bushnell Park. Bring your favorite blanket. Enjoy a day full of fun and free carousel rides!

Wed, Jul 24, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Park Street Library @ The Lyric - Park Branch Children's Area
Monday - Friday, June 24 - Aug 9, 12:00 - 1:00 pm.

Wed, Jul 24, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Barbour Branch
Have a cold summer lunch at any Hartford Public Library branch from 12:00-1:00pm, Monday through Friday. Ages 0-18.

Wed, Jul 24, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Dwight Branch
Ages 0-18 .

Wed, Jul 24, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Camp Field Branch
Summer Lunch at Camp Field Ages 0-18 Monday - Friday, June 24 - Aug 9, 12:00 - 1:00 pm.

Wed, Jul 24, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Albany Branch
Join us every weekday from June 24th to August 9th for free lunches for kids and teens.

Wed, Jul 24, 12:30pm - 5:00pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 141
The Regional School Choice extended application is open until July 19! Get information about school options for your child and... more
The Regional School Choice extended application is open until July 19! Get information about school options for your child and application assistance. Walk-ins welcome, no appointment necessary.

Wed, Jul 24, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Albany Branch
Release your inner artist with a variety of arts and crafts programs on Wednesdays @ the Albany branch.

Wed, Jul 24, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Barbour Branch
Enjoy some beautiful henna designs at Barbour!

Wed, Jul 24, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Downtown Branch - Center for Contemporary Culture
Join Ms. Katherine for fun-in-the-sun stories, crafts and edible beach art!

Wed, Jul 24, 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, Jul 24, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Albany Branch
If you're passionate about crafting your own custom board game for printing or eager to design a video game using Unity and Roblox... more
If you're passionate about crafting your own custom board game for printing or eager to design a video game using Unity and Roblox Studio, this workshop has you covered.

Canceled
Wed, Jul 24, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
West Middle School Branch
Learning Circles for adult students preparing to take the GED subject tests in Math, Science, Social Studies, and/or Language Arts

Canceled
Wed, Jul 24, 3:30pm - 7:30pm
West Middle School Branch
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, Jul 24, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Downtown Branch - UConn Classroom 139
Study group check-ins for adult HSE students preparing to take any or all of the GED subject tests

Wed, Jul 24, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Albany Branch
Visit us during registration drives, or at any other time, to register to vote or change your registration address.

Wed, Jul 24, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Albany Branch
Food giveaway at Albany Branch location. Please bring your own bags.

Canceled
Wed, Jul 24, 4:15pm - 5:30pm
Albany Branch
Food giveaway at Albany Branch location. Please bring your own bags.

Thu, Jul 25, 8:30am - 12:30pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 140
Summer ESL for teens entering 12th grade or college

Thu, Jul 25, 8:30am - 12:30pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 141
Summer ESL for teens entering 12th grade or college

Thu, Jul 25, 8:30am - 12:30pm
Downtown Branch - UConn Classroom 139
Adult summer ESL program

Thu, Jul 25, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Downtown Branch
English language learning structured around special interest topics for adults

Thu, Jul 25, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Ropkins Branch
Add a natural touch to your space.
This event is full

Thu, Jul 25, 10:00am - 4:00pm
Albany Branch
Free eye exams and glasses (if needed) for youth ages 5 to 18. Registration required.

Thu, Jul 25, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Albany Branch
Unwind and boost your memory with our adult puzzle sessions at Albany Branch Library. Enjoy a relaxing environment, connect with fellow... more
Unwind and boost your memory with our adult puzzle sessions at Albany Branch Library. Enjoy a relaxing environment, connect with fellow puzzle enthusiasts, and let the pieces fall into place!

Thu, Jul 25, 10:00am - 10:45am
Downtown Branch - Center for Contemporary Culture
Join special guests, Sirius Coyote, for a musical journey through the Americas.

Thu, Jul 25, 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, Jul 25, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Ropkins Branch
Coloring can improve your health!

Thu, Jul 25, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Park Street Library @ The Lyric - Park Branch Children's Area
Monday - Friday, June 24 - Aug 9, 12:00 - 1:00 pm.

Thu, Jul 25, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Barbour Branch
Have a cold summer lunch at any Hartford Public Library branch from 12:00-1:00pm, Monday through Friday. Ages 0-18.

Thu, Jul 25, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Dwight Branch
Ages 0-18 .

Thu, Jul 25, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Camp Field Branch
Summer Lunch at Camp Field Ages 0-18 Monday - Friday, June 24 - Aug 9, 12:00 - 1:00 pm.

Thu, Jul 25, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Albany Branch
Join us every weekday from June 24th to August 9th for free lunches for kids and teens.

Thu, Jul 25, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Boundless Library at Rawson
Create with paint at the Rawson library! For All Ages

Thu, Jul 25, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Albany Branch
Join our Invent the Summer partners to participate in weekly STEM challenges.

Thu, Jul 25, 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Dwight Branch
(Ages 6 and up) Join Ms. Erin to construct your own paper plate maze using straws and a marble!

Thu, Jul 25, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Camp Field Branch
Bring friends and make new ones, playing a variety of board games aimed at different ages.

Thu, Jul 25, 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Park Street Library @ The Lyric - Park Branch Community Room,Park Branch Courtyard
Join special guests, Sirius Coyote, for a musical journey through the Americas.

Thu, Jul 25, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 141
Enjoy a talk about Hartford's History with Wendy Pawlak. Learn about the sites, stories, and people that created Hartford's history.

Thu, Jul 25, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Albany Branch - Albany Branch Community Room
Competition at its finest! Compete in Brawlhalla, Madden, 2K and more.

Thu, Jul 25, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Barbour Branch
Come for a free bag of groceries. Helpful information is regularly tabled by various organizations.

Thu, Jul 25, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Barbour Branch
Visit us during registration drives, or at any other time, to register to vote or change your registration address.

Thu, Jul 25, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 141
Study group check-ins for adult HSE students preparing to take any or all of the GED subject tests

Fri, Jul 26, 10:00am - 4:00pm
Albany Branch
Free eye exams and glasses (if needed) for youth ages 5 to 18. Registration required.

Fri, Jul 26, 11:00am - 11:30am
Barbour Branch
Join Ms. Fe at the Barbour Branch for a fun half hour of play-dough and stories!

Fri, Jul 26, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Park Street Library @ The Lyric - Park Branch Children's Area
Monday - Friday, June 24 - Aug 9, 12:00 - 1:00 pm.

Fri, Jul 26, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Barbour Branch
Have a cold summer lunch at any Hartford Public Library branch from 12:00-1:00pm, Monday through Friday. Ages 0-18.

Fri, Jul 26, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Dwight Branch
Ages 0-18 .

Fri, Jul 26, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Camp Field Branch
Summer Lunch at Camp Field Ages 0-18 Monday - Friday, June 24 - Aug 9, 12:00 - 1:00 pm.

Fri, Jul 26, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Albany Branch
Join us every weekday from June 24th to August 9th for free lunches for kids and teens.

Fri, Jul 26, 12:30pm - 5:00pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 141
The Regional School Choice extended application is open until July 19! Get information about school options for your child and... more
The Regional School Choice extended application is open until July 19! Get information about school options for your child and application assistance. Walk-ins welcome, no appointment necessary.

Fri, Jul 26, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Albany Branch - Albany Branch Community Room
Join Ms. April and create a work of art.

Fri, Jul 26, 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Camp Field Branch
Back by popular demand, it's the Summer Art Series! Join us for a fun, interactive Performance and Visual Arts workshop with special... more
Back by popular demand, it's the Summer Art Series! Join us for a fun, interactive Performance and Visual Arts workshop with special guests, Rob Santos and Roxy Savage!

Fri, Jul 26, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Barbour Branch
Join Ms. Fe at the Barbour branch for a fun afternoon of virtual reality!

Fri, Jul 26, 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, Jul 26, 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. July 26: Memory Jar Activity Kit

Fri, Jul 26, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Park Street Library @ The Lyric - Park Branch Cafe
Mixed-Media Flowers on canvas with Sonyetta Strickland.

Fri, Jul 26, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Park Street Library @ The Lyric
Visit us during registration drives, or at any other time, to register to vote or change your registration address.

Sat, Jul 27, 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, Jul 27, 9:00am - 3:00pm
Downtown Branch - Learning Lab
Proctored testing by appointment only

Sat, Jul 27, 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, Jul 27, 9:30am - 12:30pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 141
English speaking, reading, and writing classes for adult students

Sat, Jul 27, 9:30am - 12:30pm
Downtown Branch - UConn Classroom 139
Citizenship classes for adults preparing for the U.S. naturalization interview and beyond

Sat, Jul 27, 9:30am - 12:30pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 140
Citizenship classes for adults preparing for the U.S. naturalization interview and beyond

Sat, Jul 27, 9:30am - 12:30pm
Downtown Branch
English language learning structured around special interest topics for adults

Sat, Jul 27, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Albany Branch - Albany Branch Community Room
These FREE "Summer Reading Programs” are open to students entering grades 3-8 and live in Hartford. Registration Preferred:... more
These FREE "Summer Reading Programs” are open to students entering grades 3-8 and live in Hartford. Registration Preferred: www.hyepct.org or call 860.402.9665

Sat, Jul 27, 12:30pm - 3:30pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 141
Tutoring in math topics for students preparing for the GED and other adult learners

Mon, Jul 29, 8:30am - 12:30pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 140
Summer ESL for teens entering 12th grade or college

Mon, Jul 29, 8:30am - 12:30pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 141
Summer ESL for teens entering 12th grade or college

Mon, Jul 29, 8:30am - 12:30pm
Downtown Branch - UConn Classroom 139
Adult summer ESL program

Mon, Jul 29, 10:00am - 4:00pm
Camp Field Branch
Free eye exams and glasses (if needed) for youth ages 5 to 18. Registration required.

Mon, Jul 29, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Park Street Library @ The Lyric - Park Branch Children's Area
Join Invent the Summer to participate in weekly STEM challenges.

Canceled
Mon, Jul 29, 11:00am - 12:00pm
South Church
Join us for rhymes, fingerplay, songs & stories.

Mon, Jul 29, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Park Street Library @ The Lyric - Park Branch Children's Area
Monday - Friday, June 24 - Aug 9, 12:00 - 1:00 pm.

Mon, Jul 29, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Barbour Branch
Have a cold summer lunch at any Hartford Public Library branch from 12:00-1:00pm, Monday through Friday. Ages 0-18.

Mon, Jul 29, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Dwight Branch
Ages 0-18 .

Mon, Jul 29, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Camp Field Branch
Summer Lunch at Camp Field Ages 0-18 Monday - Friday, June 24 - Aug 9, 12:00 - 1:00 pm.

Mon, Jul 29, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Albany Branch
Join us every weekday from June 24th to August 9th for free lunches for kids and teens.

Mon, Jul 29, 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, Jul 29, 1:15pm - 2:45pm
Dwight Branch
Join The Children’s Museum at Dwight for a family adventure in innovation! Designed for future engineers of all ages and their caregivers.

Mon, Jul 29, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Ropkins Branch - Sand/Ropkins Youth Virtual Room
Stop by and create Marbling- Suminagashi translates to "floating ink" in Japanese. Learn how to create this mesmerizing marbling... more
Stop by and create Marbling- Suminagashi translates to "floating ink" in Japanese. Learn how to create this mesmerizing marbling technique—and print your creation onto paper.

Mon, Jul 29, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Barbour Branch
Join us to make a bracelet from lava beads, which an essential oil can be added to for a soothing smell.

Mon, Jul 29, 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!

Tue, Jul 30, 8:30am - 12:30pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 140
Summer ESL for teens entering 12th grade or college

Tue, Jul 30, 8:30am - 12:30pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 141
Summer ESL for teens entering 12th grade or college

Tue, Jul 30, 8:30am - 12:30pm
Downtown Branch - UConn Classroom 139
Adult summer ESL program

Tue, Jul 30, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Downtown Branch
English language learning structured around special interest topics for adults

Tue, Jul 30, 9:30am - 1:30pm
West Middle School Branch - Classroom 2016
Proctored testing by appointment only in the Hartford Public Library's Pearson VUE test center at 927 Asylum Ave.

Tue, Jul 30, 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, Jul 30, 10:00am - 11:00am
TBD
Join Ms. Katherine for songs, rhymes, and stories in a different historic location each week.

Tue, Jul 30, 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, Jul 30, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Camp Field Branch
Interested to learn about your ancestors and how to create a family tree? Join the Hartford History Center staff to learn how to access... more
Interested to learn about your ancestors and how to create a family tree? Join the Hartford History Center staff to learn how to access Ancestry.com and how to navigate the database.

Tue, Jul 30, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Camp Field Branch
Visit us during registration drives, or at any other time, to register to vote or change your registration address.

Tue, Jul 30, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Park Street Library @ The Lyric - Park Branch Children's Area
Monday - Friday, June 24 - Aug 9, 12:00 - 1:00 pm.

Tue, Jul 30, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Barbour Branch
Have a cold summer lunch at any Hartford Public Library branch from 12:00-1:00pm, Monday through Friday. Ages 0-18.

Tue, Jul 30, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Dwight Branch
Ages 0-18 .

Tue, Jul 30, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Camp Field Branch
Summer Lunch at Camp Field Ages 0-18 Monday - Friday, June 24 - Aug 9, 12:00 - 1:00 pm.

Tue, Jul 30, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Boundless Library at Rawson
Create your own dinosaur fossils! All Ages

Tue, Jul 30, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Albany Branch
Visit the Albany library to learn about a new topic from history each week.

Tue, Jul 30, 1:15pm - 2:45pm
Dwight Branch
Join The Children’s Museum at Dwight for a family adventure in innovation! Designed for future engineers of all ages and their caregivers.

Tue, Jul 30, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Park Street Library @ The Lyric - Park Branch Children's Area
Actividad de Niños Coloniales, ¡Aprendamos juntos!

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

Tue, Jul 30, 2:00pm - 8:00pm
Downtown Branch - Learning Lab
Proctored testing by appointment only

Tue, Jul 30, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Barbour Branch
Swing by Barbour to decorate a coaster using colorful Sharpies and rubbing alcohol!

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

Canceled
Tue, Jul 30, 3:30pm - 7:30pm
West Middle School Branch
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.

Wed, Jul 31, 8:30am - 12:30pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 140
Summer ESL for teens entering 12th grade or college

Wed, Jul 31, 8:30am - 12:30pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 141
Summer ESL for teens entering 12th grade or college

Wed, Jul 31, 8:30am - 12:30pm
Downtown Branch - UConn Classroom 139
Adult summer ESL program

Wed, Jul 31, 9:30am - 1:30pm
West Middle School Branch - Classroom 2016
Proctored testing by appointment only in the Hartford Public Library's Pearson VUE test center at 927 Asylum Ave.

Wed, Jul 31, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Albany Branch
Free HIV/Hepatitis C Testing at Albany Branch! Stay healthy and informed with CRT's free and confidential testing.

Wed, Jul 31, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Ropkins Branch
Learn to use use your smartphone, tablet or computer.

Wed, Jul 31, 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, Jul 31, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Albany Branch - Albany Branch Community Room
Build a beautiful terrarium in a hands on workshop, facilitated by Gloria Jenkins of Positive Vibes Plant Lounge LLC.

Wed, Jul 31, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Park Street Library @ The Lyric - Park Branch Children's Area
Monday - Friday, June 24 - Aug 9, 12:00 - 1:00 pm.

Wed, Jul 31, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Barbour Branch
Have a cold summer lunch at any Hartford Public Library branch from 12:00-1:00pm, Monday through Friday. Ages 0-18.

Wed, Jul 31, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Dwight Branch
Ages 0-18 .

Wed, Jul 31, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Camp Field Branch
Summer Lunch at Camp Field Ages 0-18 Monday - Friday, June 24 - Aug 9, 12:00 - 1:00 pm.

Wed, Jul 31, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Albany Branch
Join us every weekday from June 24th to August 9th for free lunches for kids and teens.

Wed, Jul 31, 12:30pm - 5:00pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 141
The Regional School Choice extended application is open until July 19! Get information about school options for your child and... more
The Regional School Choice extended application is open until July 19! Get information about school options for your child and application assistance. Walk-ins welcome, no appointment necessary.

Wed, Jul 31, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Albany Branch
Release your inner artist with a variety of arts and crafts programs on Wednesdays @ the Albany branch.

Wed, Jul 31, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Park Street Library @ The Lyric - Park Branch Community Room
¡Tocando tambores! Disfruta los tambores con Bob Bloom.

Wed, Jul 31, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Dwight Branch
Visit us during registration drives, or at any other time, to register to vote or change your registration address.

Wed, Jul 31, 1:15pm - 2:45pm
Dwight Branch
Join The Children’s Museum at Dwight for a family adventure in innovation! Designed for future engineers of all ages and their caregivers.

Wed, Jul 31, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Ropkins Branch - Sand/Ropkins Youth Virtual Room
Create a chalk drawing while listening to An award-winning author and a Caldecott Medalist improvise a playful tribute to the creators... more
Create a chalk drawing while listening to An award-winning author and a Caldecott Medalist improvise a playful tribute to the creators of bebop—Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie.

Wed, Jul 31, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Downtown Branch - Center for Contemporary Culture
Learn hip-hop dance moves from Studio 860!

Wed, Jul 31, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Albany Branch
Learn about the art of Henna and get some art on your hand too!

Wed, Jul 31, 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, Jul 31, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Barbour Branch
Join Ms. Fe at the Barbour branch to unlock your inner creativity with a fun weekly craft! Today we will be making beaded sunglasses!

Wed, Jul 31, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Albany Branch
If you're passionate about crafting your own custom board game for printing or eager to design a video game using Unity and Roblox... more
If you're passionate about crafting your own custom board game for printing or eager to design a video game using Unity and Roblox Studio, this workshop has you covered.

Canceled
Wed, Jul 31, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
West Middle School Branch
Learning Circles for adult students preparing to take the GED subject tests in Math, Science, Social Studies, and/or Language Arts

Canceled
Wed, Jul 31, 3:30pm - 7:30pm
West Middle School Branch
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, Jul 31, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Downtown Branch - UConn Classroom 139
Study group check-ins for adult HSE students preparing to take any or all of the GED subject tests

Wed, Jul 31, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Albany Branch
Food giveaway at Albany Branch location. Please bring your own bags.

Canceled
Wed, Jul 31, 4:15pm - 5:30pm
Albany Branch
Food giveaway at Albany Branch location. Please bring your own bags.

Thu, Aug 01, 8:30am - 12:30pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 140
Summer ESL for teens entering 12th grade or college

Thu, Aug 01, 8:30am - 12:30pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 141
Summer ESL for teens entering 12th grade or college

Thu, Aug 01, 8:30am - 12:30pm
Downtown Branch - UConn Classroom 139
Adult summer ESL program

Thu, Aug 01, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Downtown Branch
English language learning structured around special interest topics for adults

Thu, Aug 01, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Ropkins Branch
Explore practical strategies for personal growth and self-discovery to achieve holistic wellness.

Thu, Aug 01, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Camp Field Branch
Identify the parts and functionality of the MAC operating system. Registration required. For information, please call 860-695-7440.

Thu, Aug 01, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Ropkins Branch
Coloring can improve your health!

Thu, Aug 01, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Park Street Library @ The Lyric - Park Branch Children's Area
Monday - Friday, June 24 - Aug 9, 12:00 - 1:00 pm.

Thu, Aug 01, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Barbour Branch
Have a cold summer lunch at any Hartford Public Library branch from 12:00-1:00pm, Monday through Friday. Ages 0-18.

Thu, Aug 01, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Dwight Branch
Ages 0-18 .

Thu, Aug 01, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Camp Field Branch
Summer Lunch at Camp Field Ages 0-18 Monday - Friday, June 24 - Aug 9, 12:00 - 1:00 pm.

Thu, Aug 01, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Albany Branch
Join us every weekday from June 24th to August 9th for free lunches for kids and teens.

Thu, Aug 01, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Albany Branch
Join our Invent the Summer partners to participate in weekly STEM challenges.

Thu, Aug 01, 1:30pm - 4:00pm
Dwight Branch
The Building Together STEM series wraps up with a field trip to Roaring Brook Nature Center, with bus transportation provided from the... more
The Building Together STEM series wraps up with a field trip to Roaring Brook Nature Center, with bus transportation provided from the Dwight Library. Registration required.

Thu, Aug 01, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 141
Join us to learn about the symbols of Connecticut and create a State fact book.

Thu, Aug 01, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Albany Branch - Albany Branch Community Room
Join us for a flavor-filled afternoon with a registered dietician as she walks the class through a cooking demonstration of black bean... more
Join us for a flavor-filled afternoon with a registered dietician as she walks the class through a cooking demonstration of black bean burgers and a zesty cilantro dressing!

Thu, Aug 01, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 141
Study group check-ins for adult HSE students preparing to take any or all of the GED subject tests

Fri, Aug 02, 10:00am - 10:45am
Park Street Library @ The Lyric - Park Branch Community Room
Join us for an interactive musical journey through Latin America with special guests, Surcari!

Fri, Aug 02, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Camp Field Branch
Ice cream is a great summertime treat! Learn how to make an ice cream sandwich. Then, make an ice cream cone garland out of yarn and... more
Ice cream is a great summertime treat! Learn how to make an ice cream sandwich. Then, make an ice cream cone garland out of yarn and paper for a festive summer decoration. Registration required.

Fri, Aug 02, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Albany Branch - Albany Branch Community Room
Join us for a relaxing afternoon of creativity! Facilitated by members of The Claypen (West Hartford, CT), attendees will be able to... more
Join us for a relaxing afternoon of creativity! Facilitated by members of The Claypen (West Hartford, CT), attendees will be able to hand paint a beautiful mug.

Fri, Aug 02, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Park Street Library @ The Lyric - Park Branch Children's Area
Monday - Friday, June 24 - Aug 9, 12:00 - 1:00 pm.

Fri, Aug 02, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Barbour Branch
Have a cold summer lunch at any Hartford Public Library branch from 12:00-1:00pm, Monday through Friday. Ages 0-18.

Fri, Aug 02, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Dwight Branch
Ages 0-18 .

Fri, Aug 02, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Camp Field Branch
Summer Lunch at Camp Field Ages 0-18 Monday - Friday, June 24 - Aug 9, 12:00 - 1:00 pm.

Fri, Aug 02, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Albany Branch
Join us every weekday from June 24th to August 9th for free lunches for kids and teens.

Fri, Aug 02, 12:30pm - 5:00pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 141
The Regional School Choice extended application is open until July 19! Get information about school options for your child and... more
The Regional School Choice extended application is open until July 19! Get information about school options for your child and application assistance. Walk-ins welcome, no appointment necessary.

Fri, Aug 02, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Barbour Branch
Join Ms. Fe at the Barbour branch for a fun afternoon of virtual reality!

Fri, Aug 02, 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, Aug 02, 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. August 2: Engineering Activity Kit

Fri, Aug 02, 2:00pm - 2:45pm
Camp Field Branch
Join us for an interactive musical journey through Latin America with special guests, Surcari!

Sat, Aug 03, 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, Aug 03, 9:00am - 3:00pm
Downtown Branch - Learning Lab
Proctored testing by appointment only

Sat, Aug 03, 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, Aug 03, 9:30am - 12:30pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 141
English speaking, reading, and writing classes for adult students

Sat, Aug 03, 9:30am - 12:30pm
Downtown Branch - UConn Classroom 139
Citizenship classes for adults preparing for the U.S. naturalization interview and beyond

Sat, Aug 03, 9:30am - 12:30pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 140
Citizenship classes for adults preparing for the U.S. naturalization interview and beyond

Sat, Aug 03, 9:30am - 12:30pm
Downtown Branch
English language learning structured around special interest topics for adults

Sat, Aug 03, 10:00am - 3:00pm
Albany Branch - Albany Branch Community Room
These FREE "Summer Reading Programs” are open to students entering grades 3-8 and live in Hartford. Registration Preferred:... more
These FREE "Summer Reading Programs” are open to students entering grades 3-8 and live in Hartford. Registration Preferred: www.hyepct.org or call 860.402.9665

Sat, Aug 03, 12:30pm - 3:30pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 141
Tutoring in math topics for students preparing for the GED and other adult learners

Mon, Aug 05, All day
Dwight Branch
(Ages 2-12) Pictures of Cats and Dogs are hidden around the library! Find them all and collect a prize!

Mon, Aug 05, 10:00am - 4:00pm
Dwight Branch
Free eye exams and glasses (if needed) for youth ages 5 to 18. Registration required.

Mon, Aug 05, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Park Street Library @ The Lyric - Park Branch Children's Area
Join Invent the Summer to participate in weekly STEM challenges.

Mon, Aug 05, 11:00am - 12:00pm
South Church
Join us for stories, fingerplay and music/movement

Mon, Aug 05, 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, Aug 05, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Park Street Library @ The Lyric - Park Branch Children's Area
Monday - Friday, June 24 - Aug 9, 12:00 - 1:00 pm.

Mon, Aug 05, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Barbour Branch
Have a cold summer lunch at any Hartford Public Library branch from 12:00-1:00pm, Monday through Friday. Ages 0-18.

Mon, Aug 05, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Dwight Branch
Ages 0-18 .

Mon, Aug 05, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Camp Field Branch
Summer Lunch at Camp Field Ages 0-18 Monday - Friday, June 24 - Aug 9, 12:00 - 1:00 pm.

Mon, Aug 05, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Albany Branch
Join us every weekday from June 24th to August 9th for free lunches for kids and teens.

Mon, Aug 05, 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, Aug 05, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Ropkins Branch - Sand/Ropkins Youth Virtual Room
Stop by and explore the s.t.e.m. activity of the day. Mondays 8/5 Geo Art 8/12 Play-Doh 8//19 Tangrams

Mon, Aug 05, 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Park Street Library @ The Lyric - Park Branch Community Room
Back by popular demand, it's the Summer Art Series! Join us for fun, interactive Performing Arts workshops with special guests, InnerAct... more
Back by popular demand, it's the Summer Art Series! Join us for fun, interactive Performing Arts workshops with special guests, InnerAct Theatre and Aimee Toner!

Mon, Aug 05, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Downtown Branch - Center for Contemporary Culture
Join The Children’s Museum for a family adventure in innovation! Registration required and includes all 4 days. Register

Mon, Aug 05, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Barbour Branch
Join the camaraderie and gaming spirit for several rounds of Bingo! If interested, please call Irene to register, 860-695-7401.

Mon, Aug 05, 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!

Canceled
Mon, Aug 05, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Downtown Branch
Learn about the Connecticut Freedom of Information Act, including how you can request documents from public agencies or attend public... more
Learn about the Connecticut Freedom of Information Act, including how you can request documents from public agencies or attend public meetings to stay informed.

Mon, Aug 05, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 141
Learn about the Connecticut Freedom of Information Act, including how you can request documents from public agencies or attend public... more
Learn about the Connecticut Freedom of Information Act, including how you can request documents from public agencies or attend public meetings to stay informed in local or state government.

Tue, Aug 06, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 140,UConn Classroom 139,Classroom 141
English language learning structured around special interest topics for adults

Tue, Aug 06, 9:30am - 1:30pm
West Middle School Branch - Classroom 2016
Proctored testing by appointment only in the Hartford Public Library's Pearson VUE test center at 927 Asylum Ave.

Tue, Aug 06, 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, Aug 06, 10:00am - 11:00am
TBD
Join Ms. Katherine for songs, rhymes, and stories in a different historic location each week.

Tue, Aug 06, 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, Aug 06, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Park Street Library @ The Lyric - Park Branch Children's Area
Monday - Friday, June 24 - Aug 9, 12:00 - 1:00 pm.

Tue, Aug 06, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Barbour Branch
Have a cold summer lunch at any Hartford Public Library branch from 12:00-1:00pm, Monday through Friday. Ages 0-18.

Tue, Aug 06, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Dwight Branch
Ages 0-18 .

Tue, Aug 06, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Camp Field Branch
Summer Lunch at Camp Field Ages 0-18 Monday - Friday, June 24 - Aug 9, 12:00 - 1:00 pm.

Tue, Aug 06, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Albany Branch
Join us every weekday from June 24th to August 9th for free lunches for kids and teens.

Tue, Aug 06, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Albany Branch
Visit the Albany library to learn about a new topic from history each week.

Tue, Aug 06, 1:30pm - 2:35pm
Downtown Branch - Center for Contemporary Culture
Join us and use reproduction objects and hands-on activities to introduce daily life in colonial Connecticut.

Tue, Aug 06, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Camp Field Branch
Join Mr. Miles for monthly crafts!

Tue, Aug 06, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Ropkins Branch - Sand/Ropkins Youth Virtual Room
Join Ms. Linda at the Ropkins Branch to explore your creativity with a fun weekly craft! Tuesdays 8/6 Button Whirligig 8/13 Sun... more
Join Ms. Linda at the Ropkins Branch to explore your creativity with a fun weekly craft! Tuesdays 8/6 Button Whirligig 8/13 Sun Visor 8/20 Puzzle

Tue, Aug 06, 2:00pm - 8:00pm
Downtown Branch - Learning Lab
Proctored testing by appointment only

Canceled
Tue, Aug 06, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
West Middle School Branch
Learning Circles for adult students preparing to take the GED subject tests in Math, Science, Social Studies, and/or Language Arts

Canceled
Tue, Aug 06, 3:30pm - 7:30pm
West Middle School Branch
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, Aug 06, 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.

Wed, Aug 07, 9:30am - 1:30pm
West Middle School Branch - Classroom 2016
Proctored testing by appointment only in the Hartford Public Library's Pearson VUE test center at 927 Asylum Ave.

Wed, Aug 07, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Museum of CT History
All ages. Discover CT’s historical events, personalities and objects that have helped shape our state, local and national history.
This event is full

Wed, Aug 07, 10:00am - 10:45am
Dwight Branch
Join special guests, Sirius Coyote, for a musical journey through the Americas.

Wed, Aug 07, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Ropkins Branch
Learn to use use your smartphone, tablet or computer.

Wed, Aug 07, 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, Aug 07, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Park Street Library @ The Lyric - Park Branch Children's Area
Monday - Friday, June 24 - Aug 9, 12:00 - 1:00 pm.

Wed, Aug 07, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Barbour Branch
Have a cold summer lunch at any Hartford Public Library branch from 12:00-1:00pm, Monday through Friday. Ages 0-18.

Wed, Aug 07, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Dwight Branch
Ages 0-18 .

Wed, Aug 07, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Camp Field Branch
Summer Lunch at Camp Field Ages 0-18 Monday - Friday, June 24 - Aug 9, 12:00 - 1:00 pm.

Wed, Aug 07, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Albany Branch
Join us every weekday from June 24th to August 9th for free lunches for kids and teens.

Wed, Aug 07, 12:30pm - 5:00pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 141
The Regional School Choice extended application is open until July 19! Get information about school options for your child and... more
The Regional School Choice extended application is open until July 19! Get information about school options for your child and application assistance. Walk-ins welcome, no appointment necessary.

Wed, Aug 07, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Barbour Branch
Voter registration available at NAACP barbecue in front of the Barbour Library in Unity Plaza. Enjoy a surprise dessert!

Wed, Aug 07, 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Dwight Branch
(Ages 6-12) Join Ms. Erin to construct towers out of toothpicks!

Wed, Aug 07, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Ropkins Branch - Sand/Ropkins Youth Virtual Room
Explore historical Hartford through fun activities! Wednesdays 8/7 Hartford Black Heroes Bingo 8/14 Richard Welling Colorful Art 8/21... more
Explore historical Hartford through fun activities! Wednesdays 8/7 Hartford Black Heroes Bingo 8/14 Richard Welling Colorful Art 8/21 Then & Now of Hartford

Wed, Aug 07, 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Park Street Library @ The Lyric - Park Branch Community Room
Back by popular demand, it's the Summer Art Series! Join us for fun, interactive Performing Arts workshops with special guests, InnerAct... more
Back by popular demand, it's the Summer Art Series! Join us for fun, interactive Performing Arts workshops with special guests, InnerAct Theatre and Aimee Toner!

Wed, Aug 07, 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Albany Branch
Join special guests, Sirius Coyote, for a musical journey through the Americas.

Wed, Aug 07, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Downtown Branch - Center for Contemporary Culture
Join The Children’s Museum for a family adventure in innovation! Registration required and includes all 4 days. Register

Wed, Aug 07, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Albany Branch
Join Lady Carrie and learn how to do double-dutch jump roping!

Wed, Aug 07, 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, Aug 07, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Barbour Branch
Join Ms. Fe at the Barbour branch to unlock your inner creativity with a fun weekly craft! Today we will be decorating water bottles you... more
Join Ms. Fe at the Barbour branch to unlock your inner creativity with a fun weekly craft! Today we will be decorating water bottles you can keep!

Wed, Aug 07, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Albany Branch
If you're passionate about crafting your own custom board game for printing or eager to design a video game using Unity and Roblox... more
If you're passionate about crafting your own custom board game for printing or eager to design a video game using Unity and Roblox Studio, this workshop has you covered.

Canceled
Wed, Aug 07, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
West Middle School Branch
Learning Circles for adult students preparing to take the GED subject tests in Math, Science, Social Studies, and/or Language Arts

Canceled
Wed, Aug 07, 3:30pm - 7:30pm
West Middle School Branch
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, Aug 07, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Downtown Branch - UConn Classroom 139
Study group check-ins for adult HSE students preparing to take any or all of the GED subject tests

Wed, Aug 07, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Albany Branch - Albany Branch Community Room
Food giveaway at Albany Branch location. Please bring your own bags.

Thu, Aug 08, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Downtown Branch - UConn Classroom 139,Classroom 140,Classroom 141
English language learning structured around special interest topics for adults

Thu, Aug 08, 11:00am - 11:45am
Camp Field Branch
Children will participate in a creative movement class where children will use their bodies to explore the movement qualities of sea... more
Children will participate in a creative movement class where children will use their bodies to explore the movement qualities of sea creatures and use dance as a creative storytelling tool.

Thu, Aug 08, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Camp Field Branch
Identify the parts and functionality of the MAC operating system. Registration required. For information, please call 860-695-7440.

Thu, Aug 08, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Ropkins Branch
Coloring can improve your health!

Thu, Aug 08, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Park Street Library @ The Lyric - Park Branch Children's Area
Monday - Friday, June 24 - Aug 9, 12:00 - 1:00 pm.

Thu, Aug 08, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Barbour Branch
Have a cold summer lunch at any Hartford Public Library branch from 12:00-1:00pm, Monday through Friday. Ages 0-18.

Thu, Aug 08, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Dwight Branch
Ages 0-18 .

Thu, Aug 08, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Camp Field Branch
Summer Lunch at Camp Field Ages 0-18 Monday - Friday, June 24 - Aug 9, 12:00 - 1:00 pm.

Thu, Aug 08, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Albany Branch
Join us every weekday from June 24th to August 9th for free lunches for kids and teens.

Thu, Aug 08, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Albany Branch
Join our Invent the Summer partners to participate in weekly STEM challenges.

Thu, Aug 08, 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Dwight Branch
(All Ages) Join Ms. Erin to paint kindness rocks!

Thu, Aug 08, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Downtown Branch - Center for Contemporary Culture
Join The Children’s Museum for a family adventure in innovation! Registration required and includes all 4 days. Register

Thu, Aug 08, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Barbour Branch
Come for a free bag of groceries. Helpful information is regularly tabled by various organizations.

Thu, Aug 08, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Barbour Branch
Join us for a delightful Ice Cream Day with information about School Choice available at Barbour.

Thu, Aug 08, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 141
Study group check-ins for adult HSE students preparing to take any or all of the GED subject tests

Thu, Aug 08, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Downtown Branch - Center for Contemporary Culture
Lecture and performance

Fri, Aug 09, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Park Street Library @ The Lyric - Park Branch Children's Area
Monday - Friday, June 24 - Aug 9, 12:00 - 1:00 pm.

Fri, Aug 09, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Barbour Branch
Have a cold summer lunch at any Hartford Public Library branch from 12:00-1:00pm, Monday through Friday. Ages 0-18.

Fri, Aug 09, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Dwight Branch
Ages 0-18 .

Fri, Aug 09, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Camp Field Branch
Summer Lunch at Camp Field Ages 0-18 Monday - Friday, June 24 - Aug 9, 12:00 - 1:00 pm.

Fri, Aug 09, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Albany Branch
Join us every weekday from June 24th to August 9th for free lunches for kids and teens.

Fri, Aug 09, 12:30pm - 5:00pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 141
The Regional School Choice extended application is open until July 19! Get information about school options for your child and... more
The Regional School Choice extended application is open until July 19! Get information about school options for your child and application assistance. Walk-ins welcome, no appointment necessary.

Fri, Aug 09, 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Dwight Branch
(All Ages) Join Ms. Erin to design in your own puzzle. 9 Piece or 16 piece puzzles available!

Fri, Aug 09, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Camp Field Branch
Bring friends and make new ones, playing a variety of board games aimed at different ages.

Fri, Aug 09, 1:30pm - 4:00pm
Roaring Brook Nature Center - - Pick up/Drop off at Downtown Library
Join The Children’s Museum at your local library for a family adventure in innovation! Registration required and includes all 4 days.... more
Join The Children’s Museum at your local library for a family adventure in innovation! Registration required and includes all 4 days. Registration opens on June 1.

Fri, Aug 09, 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, Aug 09, 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. August 9: Jewel Art Activity Kit

Sat, Aug 10, 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, Aug 10, 9:00am - 3:00pm
Downtown Branch - Learning Lab
Proctored testing by appointment only

Sat, Aug 10, 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, Aug 10, 9:30am - 12:30pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 141
English speaking, reading, and writing classes for adult students

Sat, Aug 10, 9:30am - 12:30pm
Downtown Branch - UConn Classroom 139
English language learning structured around special interest topics for adults

Sat, Aug 10, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Albany Branch - Albany Branch Community Room
These FREE "Summer Reading Programs” are open to students entering grades 3-8 and live in Hartford. Registration Preferred:... more
These FREE "Summer Reading Programs” are open to students entering grades 3-8 and live in Hartford. Registration Preferred: www.hyepct.org or call 860.402.9665

Sat, Aug 10, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
The Wadsworth Atheneum
Second Saturdays for Families are always FREE.

Sat, Aug 10, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
The Wadsworth Atheneum
Second Saturdays for Families are always FREE.

Sat, Aug 10, 12:30pm - 3:30pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 141
Tutoring in math topics for students preparing for the GED and other adult learners

Sat, Aug 10, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Albany Branch - Albany Branch Community Room
Join local author, Paul Mark, for a reading and signing of his latest novel "Immensely Loving You".

Mon, Aug 12, 1:30am - 2:30pm
Camp Field Branch
Come have fun and build fine motor and engineering skills building with a rotation of blocks.

Mon, Aug 12, 9:30am - 10:15am
Ropkins Branch - Sand/Ropkins Youth Virtual Room
Explore the World of Books and Music & Movement Storytime with Ms. Linda

Mon, Aug 12, 10:00am - 4:00pm
Dwight Branch
Free eye exams and glasses (if needed) for youth ages 5 to 18. Registration required.

Mon, Aug 12, 11:00am - 11:30am
Barbour Branch
Join Ms. Fe at the Barbour branch for a story and a stretch!

Mon, Aug 12, 11:00am - 12:00pm
South Church
Join us for stories, fingerplay and music/movement

Mon, Aug 12, 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, Aug 12, 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

Mon, Aug 12, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Ropkins Branch - Sand/Ropkins Youth Virtual Room
Stop by and explore the s.t.e.m. activity of the day. Mondays 8/5 Geo Art 8/12 Play-Doh 8//19 Tangrams

Mon, Aug 12, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Barbour Branch
A convergence of conversation + connection + community, served with a late summer refreshing mocktail. If interested, please call Irene... more
A convergence of conversation + connection + community, served with a late summer refreshing mocktail. If interested, please call Irene to register, 860-695-7401.

Mon, Aug 12, 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.

Mon, Aug 12, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Park Street Library @ The Lyric - Park Branch Community Room
RSCO - ¡Noche de película familiar y cena!

Tue, Aug 13, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 140,Classroom 141,UConn Classroom 139
English language learning structured around special interest topics for adults

Tue, Aug 13, 9:30am - 1:30pm
West Middle School Branch - Classroom 2016
Proctored testing by appointment only in the Hartford Public Library's Pearson VUE test center at 927 Asylum Ave.

Tue, Aug 13, 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, Aug 13, 10:00am - 11:00am
TBD
Join Ms. Katherine for songs, rhymes, and stories in a different historic location each week.

Tue, Aug 13, 10:00am - 4:00pm
Downtown Branch
Free eye exams and glasses (if needed) for youth ages 5 to 18. Registration required.

Tue, Aug 13, 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, Aug 13, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Albany Branch
Visit the Albany library to learn about a new topic from history each week.

Tue, Aug 13, 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Dwight Branch
(All Ages) Join Ms. Erin to design your own tile magnet with paint, jewels and glitter paint!

Tue, Aug 13, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Camp Field Branch
Join The Children’s Museum at your local library for a family adventure in innovation! Dive into hands-on engineering challenges,... more
Join The Children’s Museum at your local library for a family adventure in innovation! Dive into hands-on engineering challenges, unleash your creativity, and build together. Registration required.

Tue, Aug 13, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Ropkins Branch - Sand/Ropkins Youth Virtual Room
Join Ms. Linda at the Ropkins Branch to explore your creativity with a fun weekly craft! Tuesdays 8/6 Button Whirligig 8/13 Sun... more
Join Ms. Linda at the Ropkins Branch to explore your creativity with a fun weekly craft! Tuesdays 8/6 Button Whirligig 8/13 Sun Visor 8/20 Puzzle

Tue, Aug 13, 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Park Street Library @ The Lyric - Park Branch Community Room
Back by popular demand, it's the Summer Art Series! Join us for fun, interactive Spoken Word and Dance workshops with special guests,... more
Back by popular demand, it's the Summer Art Series! Join us for fun, interactive Spoken Word and Dance workshops with special guests, Versatile Poetiq and Masem Enyong!

Tue, Aug 13, 1:51pm - 2:30pm
Albany Branch - Albany Branch Community Room
Join us and use reproduction hands-on activities to introduce daily life in colonial CT.

Tue, Aug 13, 2:00pm - 8:00pm
Downtown Branch - Learning Lab
Proctored testing by appointment only

Tue, Aug 13, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Barbour Branch
Feeling hungry? Drop by the Barbour Branch to enjoy cinnamon and sugar air fryer donuts!

Canceled
Tue, Aug 13, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
West Middle School Branch
Learning Circles for adult students preparing to take the GED subject tests in Math, Science, Social Studies, and/or Language Arts

Canceled
Tue, Aug 13, 3:30pm - 7:30pm
West Middle School Branch
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.

Rescheduled
Tue, Aug 13, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
New date Tuesday, August 13, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Barbour Branch
Feeling hungry? Drop by the Barbour Branch to enjoy cinnamon and sugar air fryer donuts!

Wed, Aug 14, 9:30am - 1:30pm
West Middle School Branch - Classroom 2016
Proctored testing by appointment only in the Hartford Public Library's Pearson VUE test center at 927 Asylum Ave.

Wed, Aug 14, 10:00am - 4:00pm
Park Street Library @ The Lyric
Free eye exams and glasses (if needed) for youth ages 5 to 18. Registration required.

Wed, Aug 14, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Ropkins Branch
Learn to use use your smartphone, tablet or computer.

Wed, Aug 14, 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, Aug 14, 12:30pm - 5:00pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 141
The Regional School Choice extended application is open until July 19! Get information about school options for your child and... more
The Regional School Choice extended application is open until July 19! Get information about school options for your child and application assistance. Walk-ins welcome, no appointment necessary.

Wed, Aug 14, 1:15pm - 3:15pm
Dwight Branch
(Ages 6-12) Join Ms. Erin to cool down with some ice cream and board games!

Wed, Aug 14, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Camp Field Branch
Join The Children’s Museum at your local library for a family adventure in innovation! Dive into hands-on engineering challenges,... more
Join The Children’s Museum at your local library for a family adventure in innovation! Dive into hands-on engineering challenges, unleash your creativity, and build together. Registration required.

Wed, Aug 14, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Ropkins Branch - Sand/Ropkins Youth Virtual Room
Explore historical Hartford through fun activities! Wednesdays 8/7 Hartford Black Heroes Bingo 8/14 Richard Welling Colorful Art 8/21... more
Explore historical Hartford through fun activities! Wednesdays 8/7 Hartford Black Heroes Bingo 8/14 Richard Welling Colorful Art 8/21 Then & Now of Hartford

Wed, Aug 14, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Downtown Branch - Center for Contemporary Culture
Join Ms. Katherine and the YouMedia Team for VR fun and games.

Wed, Aug 14, 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, Aug 14, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Barbour Branch
Join Ms. Fe at the Barbour branch to unlock your inner creativity with a fun weekly craft! Today we will be using toilet paper tubes,... more
Join Ms. Fe at the Barbour branch to unlock your inner creativity with a fun weekly craft! Today we will be using toilet paper tubes, peanut butter, and bird seed to make bird feeders!

Wed, Aug 14, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Albany Branch
If you're passionate about crafting your own custom board game for printing or eager to design a video game using Unity and Roblox... more
If you're passionate about crafting your own custom board game for printing or eager to design a video game using Unity and Roblox Studio, this workshop has you covered.

Canceled
Wed, Aug 14, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
West Middle School Branch
Learning Circles for adult students preparing to take the GED subject tests in Math, Science, Social Studies, and/or Language Arts

Canceled
Wed, Aug 14, 3:30pm - 7:30pm
West Middle School Branch
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, Aug 14, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Downtown Branch - UConn Classroom 139
Study group check-ins for adult HSE students preparing to take any or all of the GED subject tests

Wed, Aug 14, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Albany Branch
Food giveaway at Albany Branch location. Please bring your own bags.

Thu, Aug 15, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 140,Classroom 141,UConn Classroom 139
English language learning structured around special interest topics for adults

Thu, Aug 15, 10:00am - 4:00pm
Park Street Library @ The Lyric
Free eye exams and glasses (if needed) for youth ages 5 to 18. Registration required.

Thu, Aug 15, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Ropkins Branch
Coloring can improve your health!

Thu, Aug 15, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Camp Field Branch
Join The Children’s Museum at your local library for a family adventure in innovation! Dive into hands-on engineering challenges,... more
Join The Children’s Museum at your local library for a family adventure in innovation! Dive into hands-on engineering challenges, unleash your creativity, and build together. Registration required.

Thu, Aug 15, 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Park Street Library @ The Lyric - Park Branch Community Room
Back by popular demand, it's the Summer Art Series! Join us for fun, interactive Spoken Word and Dance workshops with special guests,... more
Back by popular demand, it's the Summer Art Series! Join us for fun, interactive Spoken Word and Dance workshops with special guests, Versatile Poetiq and Masem Enyong!

Thu, Aug 15, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Downtown Branch - Center for Contemporary Culture
Join us for an afternoon at the movies. Snacks will be provided.

Thu, Aug 15, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Barbour Branch
Get your computer and smart questions answered. Computer training to earn a certificate is also available. If interested, please call... more
Get your computer and smart questions answered. Computer training to earn a certificate is also available. If interested, please call Irene to register, 860-695-7401.

Thu, Aug 15, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Barbour Branch
Calling all teens! Come to the Barbour branch and make your own boba!

Thu, Aug 15, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 141
Study group check-ins for adult HSE students preparing to take any or all of the GED subject tests

Rescheduled
Thu, Aug 15, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
New date Thursday, August 15, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Barbour Branch
Calling all teens! Come to the Barbour branch and make your own boba!

Thu, Aug 15, 4:00pm - 7:30pm
Connecticut Museum of Culture and History
HPL & the CT Museum of Culture and History present an evening of connection and learning with FREE ADMISSION (see details below). Register

Fri, Aug 16, 10:00am - 4:00pm
Barbour Branch
Free eye exams and glasses (if needed) for youth ages 5 to 18. Registration required.

Fri, Aug 16, 12:30pm - 5:00pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 141
The Regional School Choice extended application is open until July 19! Get information about school options for your child and... more
The Regional School Choice extended application is open until July 19! Get information about school options for your child and application assistance. Walk-ins welcome, no appointment necessary.

Fri, Aug 16, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Camp Field Branch
Join The Children’s Museum at your local library for a family adventure in innovation! Dive into hands-on engineering challenges,... more
Join The Children’s Museum at your local library for a family adventure in innovation! Dive into hands-on engineering challenges, unleash your creativity, and build together. Registration required.

Fri, Aug 16, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Barbour Branch
Join Ms. Fe at the Barbour branch for a fun afternoon of virtual reality!

Fri, Aug 16, 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, Aug 16, 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. August 16: Farmer's Market Activity Kit

Sat, Aug 17, 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, Aug 17, 9:00am - 3:00pm
Downtown Branch - Learning Lab
Proctored testing by appointment only

Sat, Aug 17, 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, Aug 17, 9:30am - 12:30pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 141
English speaking, reading, and writing classes for adult students

Sat, Aug 17, 9:30am - 12:30pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 140,UConn Classroom 139
English language learning structured around special interest topics for adults

Sat, Aug 17, 10:00am - 3:00pm
Albany Branch
These FREE "Summer Reading Programs” are open to students entering grades 3-8 and live in Hartford. Registration Preferred:... more
These FREE "Summer Reading Programs” are open to students entering grades 3-8 and live in Hartford. Registration Preferred: www.hyepct.org or call 860.402.9665

Sat, Aug 17, 12:30pm - 3:30pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 141
Tutoring in math topics for students preparing for the GED and other adult learners

Sun, Aug 18, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Trinity Health Stadium - 250 Huyshope Avenue, Hartford, CT
Enjoy a book on Hartford Athletic's home turf and participate in on-field activities! Registration required.Register

Mon, Aug 19, 1:30am - 2:30pm
Camp Field Branch
Come have fun and build fine motor and engineering skills building with a rotation of blocks.

Mon, Aug 19, 10:00am - 4:00pm
Downtown Branch
Free eye exams and glasses (if needed) for youth ages 5 to 18. Registration required.

Mon, Aug 19, 11:00am - 12:00pm
South Church
Join us for stories, fingerplay and music/movement

Mon, Aug 19, 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, Aug 19, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Barbour Branch
Join The Children’s Museum at your local library for a family adventure in innovation!

Mon, Aug 19, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Albany Branch
This concert is brought to Hartford Public Library through the Evelyn Preston grant.

Mon, Aug 19, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Ropkins Branch - Sand/Ropkins Youth Virtual Room
Stop by and explore the s.t.e.m. activity of the day. Mondays 8/5 Geo Art 8/12 Play-Doh 8//19 Tangrams

Mon, Aug 19, 3:00pm - 5:30pm
Downtown Branch - UConn Classroom 139
ServSafe training for adult ESL students

Mon, Aug 19, 5:30pm - 8:00pm
Downtown Branch - UConn Classroom 139
ServSafe training for adult ESL students

Tue, Aug 20, 9:30am - 1:30pm
West Middle School Branch - Classroom 2016
Proctored testing by appointment only in the Hartford Public Library's Pearson VUE test center at 927 Asylum Ave.

Tue, Aug 20, 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, Aug 20, 10:00am - 11:00am
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, Aug 20, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Camp Field Branch
Learn the basics of jewelry-making and design your own earrings, necklace, and/or bracelet. Supplies provided. Registration required.

Tue, Aug 20, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Barbour Branch
Join The Children’s Museum at your local library for a family adventure in innovation!

Tue, Aug 20, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Camp Field Branch
Join Mr. Miles for monthly crafts!

Tue, Aug 20, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Albany Branch
Join us for a delightful Ice Cream Day and get information about School Choice options.

Tue, Aug 20, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Ropkins Branch - Sand/Ropkins Youth Virtual Room
Join Ms. Linda at the Ropkins Branch to explore your creativity with a fun weekly craft! Tuesdays 8/6 Button Whirligig 8/13 Sun... more
Join Ms. Linda at the Ropkins Branch to explore your creativity with a fun weekly craft! Tuesdays 8/6 Button Whirligig 8/13 Sun Visor 8/20 Puzzle

Tue, Aug 20, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Albany Branch
Join us for a delightful Ice Cream Day with information about School Choice.

Tue, Aug 20, 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Downtown Branch - Center for Contemporary Culture
Back by popular demand, it's the Summer Art Series! Join us for a fun, interactive Spoken Word and Dance workshops with special guests,... more
Back by popular demand, it's the Summer Art Series! Join us for a fun, interactive Spoken Word and Dance workshops with special guests, Versatile Poetiq and Masem Enyong!

Tue, Aug 20, 2:00pm - 8:00pm
Downtown Branch - Learning Lab
Proctored testing by appointment only

Tue, Aug 20, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Dwight Branch
Calling All Teens! Join Ms. Erin to color and relax at the library with snacks!

Canceled
Tue, Aug 20, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
West Middle School Branch
Learning Circles for adult students preparing to take the GED subject tests in Math, Science, Social Studies, and/or Language Arts

Canceled
Tue, Aug 20, 3:30pm - 7:30pm
West Middle School Branch
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, Aug 20, 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.

Wed, Aug 21, 9:30am - 1:30pm
West Middle School Branch - Classroom 2016
Proctored testing by appointment only in the Hartford Public Library's Pearson VUE test center at 927 Asylum Ave.

Wed, Aug 21, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Ropkins Branch
Learn to use use your smartphone, tablet or computer.

Wed, Aug 21, 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, Aug 21, 12:30pm - 5:00pm
Downtown Branch - Classroom 141
The Regional School Choice extended application is open until July 19! Get information about school options for your child and... more
The Regional School Choice extended application is open until July 19! Get information about school options for your child and application assistance. Walk-ins welcome, no appointment necessary.

Wed, Aug 21, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Barbour Branch
Join The Children’s Museum at your local library for a family adventure in innovation!

Wed, Aug 21, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Albany Branch - Albany Branch Community Room
Back by popular demand, it's the Summer Art Series! Join us for fun, interactive Music and Performing Arts workshops with special... more
Back by popular demand, it's the Summer Art Series! Join us for fun, interactive Music and Performing Arts workshops with special guests, Craig Norton & Sova Dance & Puppet Theatre!

Wed, Aug 21, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Camp Field Branch
Have fun making ice cream to enjoy and get information about School Choice options.

Wed, Aug 21, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Ropkins Branch - Sand/Ropkins Youth Virtual Room
Explore historical Hartford through fun activities! Wednesdays 8/7 Hartford Black Heroes Bingo 8/14 Richard Welling Colorful Art 8/21... more
Explore historical Hartford through fun activities! Wednesdays 8/7 Hartford Black Heroes Bingo 8/14 Richard Welling Colorful Art 8/21 Then & Now of Hartford

Wed, Aug 21, 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Downtown Branch
Back by popular demand, it's the Summer Art Series! Join us for a fun, interactive Spoken Word and Dance workshops with special guests,... more
Back by popular demand, it's the Summer Art Series! Join us for a fun, interactive Spoken Word and Dance workshops with special guests, Versatile Poetiq and Masem Enyong!

Wed, Aug 21, 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, Aug 21, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Dwight Branch
(Ages 6-12) 3:00-4:00 Have fun completing Lego challenges with Ms. Erin.

Wed, Aug 21, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Barbour Branch
Join Ms. Fe at the Barbour branch to unlock your inner creativity with a fun weekly craft! Today we will be making two-ingredient moon sand!

Wed, Aug 21, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Albany Branch
If you're passionate about crafting your own custom board game for printing or eager to design a video game using Unity and Roblox... more
If you're passionate about crafting your own custom board game for printing or eager to design a video game using Unity and Roblox Studio, this workshop has you covered.

Canceled
Wed, Aug 21, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
West Middle School Branch
Learning Circles for adult students preparing to take the GED subject tests in Math, Science, Social Studies, and/or Language Arts

Canceled
Wed, Aug 21, 3:30pm - 7:30pm
West Middle School Branch
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, Aug 21, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Downtown Branch - UConn Classroom 139
Study group check-ins for adult HSE students preparing to take any or all of the GED subject tests

Wed, Aug 21, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Albany Branch
Food giveaway at Albany Branch location. Please bring your own bags.