Python 101

Hagaman Library in East Haven will be hosting a computer programming class on Wednesdays from 6-7:30PM, beginning January 11th. Steve Robillard will teach the basics of computer science using the Raspberry Pi computer and Python programming language. Python is an easy to learn yet powerful programming language ideal for the beginner and is used by Google, NASA, Industrial Light and […]

Read more

Iron Chef Library: A Teen Cooking Competition

No cooking experience is required to compete in this FREE teen* program. We provide a basket of real mystery ingredients; you provide the  creativity. Compete with a team of other brave volunteers & learn how to create something great! Cookbooks and computers will be available to search for recipes, and a professional chef and nutritionist from ShopRite** will be here to give you […]

Read more

Horrible Horror: A Teen-Only Movie Night

  Teens*: join us on October 26 for a night of horror so bad…it’s almost good. In honor of the Halloween holiday, Hagaman Library will be showing one of the best worst movies ever made, and YOU get to choose which one. Will it be the saucy menace of Attack of the Killer Tomatoes? The cuddly campiness of Gremlins? Or […]

Read more

Teen Summer Reading @ Hagaman

Summer Reading Game Get in the game: READ! Are you a middle school, high school, or college student? Hagaman Library double-dog dares you to get in the game this summer! Sign up for our Summer Reading Contest and challenge yourself to READ—Read Evaluate And Discuss—all summer long. For every book you read and review, you’ll receive one entry in our READing Raffle. […]

Read more

About the Teens’ Top Ten

The Teens’ Top Ten is a national book review and teen-choice panel. Participating groups get to decide which books receive the annual Teens’ Top Ten award, and their book reviews are read by real book publishers and librarians, nationwide. Only 15 groups are selected to participate in this program, and this year, Hagaman Library is on the list! As part […]

Read more

Join HTAG Today

Many students look for unique or interesting ways to complete their community service requirement for school. If you enjoy reading and want to help the library, consider joining the Hagaman Teen Advisory Group. HTAG meets every Friday, from 3 to 5pm. During meetings, members set up for library programs, create seasonal displays, and vote on new books for the library […]

Read more

Teen Ink

Teen Ink is a teen literary magazine written by teens.  It has been around since 1989.  On the site you will see original book reviews, poetry, fiction and nonfiction written by teens.  You’ll find college information and contests to enter like the interview contest and community service award.  Take a look!

Read more

Join Our Teen Group

The Hagaman Teen Advisory Group (HTAG) is a community service club for teens in grades 6-12. You can earn community service hours for school, while helping to make a difference for your town library. Members help to select new books for the collection, setup displays, assist with programs, fundraise, and participate in other activities that help the library. We also […]

Read more