Local Author Showcase at Hagaman Library! Meet Authors From the Greater New Haven Area! Saturday, April 28 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Let’s celebrate our local authors! Visit the library on Saturday, April 28 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and enjoy coffee and refreshments and meet authors from the Greater New Haven area! Learn what inspired them to write, how they chose their genre (fiction, mystery, non-fiction, memoir, poetry) and how they worked to get their books published. Copies of each […]

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Film Night: “The Big Sick” (2017) Starring Kumail Nanjiani, Zoe Kazan & Holly Hunter on Thursday, April 26, 5:00 p.m. (pizza) 5:30 p.m. (film)

Enjoy a night out and a showing of the film The Big Sick (2017) starring  Kumail Nanjiani, Zoe Kazan & Holly Hunter. Pakistan-born comedian Kumail Nanjiani and grad student Emily Gardner fall in love but struggle as their cultures clash. When Emily contracts a mysterious illness, Kumail finds himself forced to face her feisty parents, his family’s expectations, and his […]

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How the Chemistry and Structure of DNA was Discovered by Watson and Crick-Presented by Library Director, Mr. Bruce George on Wednesday, April 25 at 6:30 p.m.

This special program is in honor of National DNA Day, established by the National Human Genome Research Institute, and celebrates the publication of articles by James Watson/Francis Crick and others in Nature (the International Journal of Science) in 1953 on the discovery of the structure of DNA (Deoxyribonucleic acid), the genetic information of life.  It is also the 50th anniversary date of the publication of […]

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Passport to Connecticut Libraries Contest, April 2-30: Get Your “Connecticut Library Passport” at Hagaman Memorial Library!

Your library card opens the world to you through books, audio books, music CDs and DVDs. Now let your library card open the doors of Connecticut libraries by participating in the Passport to Connecticut Libraries Program! Over one hundred Connecticut libraries, including Hagaman Memorial Library, are proud to participate in the Connecticut Library Association’s Passport to Connecticut Libraries Program. To […]

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Learn To Write Personal Essays! A Six-week Writing Workshop with Freelance Writer, Sarah Bradley: Beginning on Wednesday, April 4 from 6:30 p.m.- 7:30 p.m.

In this workshop on writing personal essays, students will develop storytelling skills important to memoir and nonfiction. They will be encouraged to examine meaningful past experiences and relate them to broader audiences in short, impactful essays. The course will focus on three goals: finding your voice as a writer, making connections between life experiences, and writing with an audience in […]

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Casual and Fun Yoga at the Library!

Monday Afternoon Yoga classes ($5.00 donation) 1:15 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.  March 19 & 26 April 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30 Thursday Evenings (free): 6:30 p.m. to 7:45 p.m.  March 15, 22 & 29 April 5, 12, 19 & 26 Saturday mornings ($5.00 donation): 11:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.   March 17, 24 & 31 April 7, 14, 21 & […]

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The Relationship Between the Freedom of Information Act and Local Government Presented by Attorney Joseph Zullo on Tuesday, May 22 at 6:30 p.m.

Attorney Joseph Zullo will speak on the relationship between the Freedom of Information Act (FOI) and local government. Attorney Zullo will give an overview of the Freedom of Information Act (FOI), how to make FOI requests, and what you will receive. He will discuss the benefits derived, as well as the obstacles that arise because of sunshine laws. This program […]

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Local Author’s Are Welcome at Hagaman! (Local Author’s Policy)

The Hagaman Memorial Library is pleased to offer opportunities for local writers to showcase their latest publication(s) and connect with library visitors. The Local Author’s program allows authors to schedule a three hour period during which they can showcase and sell their publication(s) at a table within the library to be placed in a central location to ensure the most […]

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