East Hartford Public Library News & Announcements

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POSTPONED: Outdoor library programs for Saturday, October 16

Due to inclement weather, the outdoor library programs scheduled for Saturday, October 16 will be postponed to their rain dates. The... more ››

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Library Programs: November/December 2021

Register now on the library's online events calendar for November/... more ››

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Connecticut State Library Announces Grant to East Hartford Public Library as part of the Digital Navigation Pilot Project Supported by American Rescue Plan Act Funding from the Institute of Museum and Library Services

East Hartford, CT – The Connecticut State Library Division of Library Development (DLD) awarded $394,600 to 4 Connecticut public libraries... more ››

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Thunderbird American Indian Dance Troupe at the East Hartford Public Library

Join us on the library lawn on October 16 at noon for a thrilling performance from the Thunderbird American Indian Dance Troupe! 

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East Hartford Public Library sponsors tours of Center Cemetery on Saturday, October 16

Did you know that Center Cemetery in East Hartford is one of the oldest in Connecticut?

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Small Business 101: How to Start, Grow, and Thrive

Are you thinking of taking the next step and opening your own small business?

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Museum Passes Available for Checkout

The East Hartford Public Library now has museum passes available for check out! 

Call for Poets

Call for poets!

Poets are invited to submit videos of recited or performed poems with the theme of "Family" by October 12th in order to be part of the "... more ››

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Living Room Conversations on Civic Engagement

Living Room Conversations offers a simple, sociable and structured way to practice communicating across differences while building... more ››

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Hartford Steel Symphony concert

Outdoor Program: Hartford Steel SymphonySaturday, September 18, 12:00 - 1:00 PM Bring a picnic for a... more ››

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September Art Exhibit: “Our Happiness Throughout the Pandemic”

The East Hartford Public Library is proud to host the MARC, Inc. of Manchester’s art show, "Our Happiness Throughout the Pandemic." During... more ››

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East Hartford Public Library Receives Donation of Henry Hammond Ahl Paintings

East Hartford, CT— The East Hartford Public Library is proud to announce it has received a donation of eight works by noted painter Henry... more ››

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UniteCT bus at the Farmers Market, September 3

The UniteCT van will be parked in the library lot (access via Central Avenue) during the East Hartford Farmers Market on Friday, September... more ››

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Fall Programs and Services @ the library!

The East Hartford Public Library is open Mondays and Fridays from 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM, and Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 9:00 AM... more ››

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Library Programs: September/October 2021

Register now on the library's events calendar for September/October programs at East... more ››

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Diversity in STEM camp: now virtual!

Attention, teens! Are you interested in science, technology, engineering, and/or math? Are you entering grades 7 -12? Join us for Diversity... more ››

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Preschool Fair "To-Go"

It's almost August and the start of the 2021-2022 school year. If you haven't decided on where to send your preschooler for this year, or... more ››

Summer Reading League

Reading Mentors available now!

Children’s Reading Partners and the East Hartford Public Library are pleased to be able to offer reading mentors for children in... more ››

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August Mini-Camps at the Library

Attention, teens and tweens! The East Hartford Public Library is offering two in-person mini-camps in August.

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East Hartford Farmers’ Market Returns July 9, 2021

East Hartford, CT—The Town of East Hartford is excited to announce that the annual farmers’ market will begin Friday, July 9th....