“Flowerpot Painting” with Hagaman Library! A Great Gift for Moms for Mother’s Day! This virtual event will be held live on and off Facebook on Friday, May 7 at 7:00 p.m.

Learn to paint this fun floral flowerpot design with Lindsey’s Craft Studio! This Live Event is being sponsored by the Hagaman Memorial Library in East Haven, CT and is open to all! Perfect for a Mother’s Day surprise gift! Ages 12 and up recommended, but younger OK with the help of an adult. Because this is a sponsored event, it […]

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Poetry Then and Now: A Special Zoom and Facebook Live Presentation by Poet Jim Kelleher in Celebration of National Poetry Month on Thursday, April 29 at 7:00 p.m.

A special Zoom presentation in celebration of National Poetry Month! Poet Jim Kelleher will discuss how he learned he was a poet and how he began to understand the relationship between art and poetry.  He will provide a quick history and explication of the poetry craft, and will read poems by Shakespeare, Yeats, Langston Hughes, Mary Oliver as well as […]

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Teens, Need to Earn Community Service Hours?

Hagaman Memorial Library can help! Hagaman Teen Advisory Group Meeting every Friday 3:00 to 4:00 PM Via Google Meet Help us make the library a better place for yourself and all teens! Discuss new library programs, vote on new books to add to our teen collection, and more! Open to all Middle and High School students in East Haven and […]

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Hagaman Book Bags – Subscription Service for Teens

Teens, have you heard of OwlCrate? FairyLoot? Lootcrate? Would you like your own monthly bag of free goodies, plus 1 to 3 books specially selected just for you? Then sign-up today for our new subscription service, Book Bags!   Each month, you will receive 1 to 3 library books, selected for you based on your personal reading preferences. In addition, […]

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New and Notable YA Releases – April

Bones of a Saint by Grant Farley Fifteen-year-old RJ Armante has never known a life outside his dead-end hometown of Arcangel, CA. The Blackjacks still rule as they have for generations, luring the poorest kids into their monopoly on petty crime. For years, they’ve left RJ alone…until now. When the Blackjacks come knocking, they want RJ to prey upon an […]

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In-Person HTAG Returns!

In-person HTAG is returning! Any teens interested in joining the Hagaman Teen Advisory Group can now join us for outdoors meetings starting on Wednesday, August 19th. Help us plan new programs for teens and pick new titles to add to our young adult collection! Plus, earn one hour of community service for each session you attend! All middle and high […]

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Imagine Your Story – Teen Summer Reading

It will be a very special kind of summer, one we’re sure to remember forever! Although “in person” programs will not be meeting for a while longer, we continue our Hagaman tradition of daily events for kids of all ages, described on the www.hagamanlibrary.org website, as well as on the Facebook page for Hagaman Library.  Our theme this summer is Imagine […]

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Want to make the Library a better place? Join HTAG or JTAG!

Are you a high school student looking for community service? Are you interested in making the library a better place? Do you like free food? Join the Hagaman Teen Advisory Group (HTAG)! Help us plan programs, play-test games, and make the library a better place to hang out! Free snacks are served. We meet weekly every Friday afternoon from 3:00 […]

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Teen Services Text, Email & Facebook Reminders

Want to stay up-to-date with upcoming Teen Programs @ Hagaman Library? Sign up for email and text today! To be added to our email list, please contact the teen librarian, Miss Emily, at ekalotai@hagamanlibrary.org. To sign up for text reminders via Remind, click here. We also now have a facebook group, Hagaman Teen Services.  

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