Teen Gaming Afternoon – Wednesday, July 21st, 1:30 PM

Come play a few games at the library! Teens ages 13 to 18 can drop in to play video games and board games from our collection. Registration requested but not required – please visit Eventbrite or contact the teen librarian at ekalotai@hagamanlibrary.org to sign-up!

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Free Family Folk Concert at the Library! Performed by Nationally-Renowned Singer/Songwriter Phil Rosenthal-Wednesday, August 4 at 6:30 p.m. (with a rain date of Thursday, August 12 at 6:30 p.m.)

With firm roots in folk, bluegrass, and country, Phil Rosenthal’s music is a delight for all ages. His rich baritone voice, lively instrumental work, and relaxed stage presence have charmed audiences throughout the U.S., Europe, Japan, and even the prestigious Grand Ole Opry! The Washington Post describes Phil as “one of the most expressive singers of traditional country music.” On August […]

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Thursday Afternoon Film: “Raya and the Last Dragon” (2021) Starring Kelly Marie Tran & Awkwafina-on Thursday, July 29 at 2:00 p.m.

Join us on Thursday, July 29 at 2:00 p.m. for a showing of the film Raya and the Last Dragon (2021) starring Kelly Marie Tran & Awkwafina. Long ago, in the fantasy world of Kumandra, humans and dragons lived together in harmony. However, when sinister monsters known as the Druun threatened the land, the dragons sacrificed themselves to save humanity. Now, 500 years […]

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Teen Programs this Summer!

Join our Summer Reading Program HERE June School’s Out Virtual Party – June 21st, 3:30 PM [Virtual] With school out for the Summer and to kick off our Teen Summer Reading program, join us for an afternoon of online games. Open to all teens aged 13 to 18! Program to be held via Google Meet. Registration is required to attend […]

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Tails and Tales – Teen Summer Reading

Teens of East Haven – Get ready for our 2021 Summer Reading Program: Tails and Tales! Earn points by: -Reading Books -Attending Library Programs -Completing Fun Missions This Year’s Prizes include a $75 Amazon Gift Card grand prize, plus a $30 Barnes and Noble Gift Card for the participant who reads the most this summer! Plus, we’ll be holding weekly […]

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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 August 6th, August 13th In-Person at the Library July 23rd, July 30th, August 20th, August 27th 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 […]

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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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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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