Local History Book Club: “The Italian American Experience in New Haven” by Anthony Riccio-Tuesday, February 7 at 6:00 p.m. (Community room)

Join Hagaman Library’s new local history book club! Read stories about local history and other topics related to East Haven and Connecticut history! This group will be facilitated by Reference Librarian Christopher Hemingway. The first book to be discussed will be: The Italian American Experience in New Haven: Images and Oral Histories by Anthony Riccio Hagaman Library’s book discussion groups are free […]

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Mystery Book Club! “The Hound of the Baskervilles” by Arthur Conan Doyle-Monday, February 6 at 3:00 p.m. (Community room)

Join Hagaman Library’s new mystery book club! Read classic and contemporary mysteries! This group will be facilitated by Reference Librarian Christopher Hemingway. The first book to be discussed will be: The Hound of the Baskervilles by Arthur Conan Doyle. Hagaman Library’s book discussion groups are free and open to everyone. If you would like a to join our new mystery book club […]

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A Vote of Her Own: The Fight For Women’s Suffrage in Connecticut-Presented by Taylor McClure of the CT Historical Society-Wednesday March 1 at 6:30 p.m. (DeMayo room)

How did the women of Connecticut work for-or against-the right to vote? In this program, we’ll look at photos, letters and pamphlets from the Connecticut Historical Society’s collection to understand one of the most hard-fought political battles of American history. This program is being held in-person at the library and is free and open to everyone. It is being presented […]

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Valentine’s Day Bake Sale Sponsored by the Friends of the East Haven Hagaman Memorial Library! Saturday, February 11 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

The Friends of the East Haven Hagaman Memorial Library will hold a Valentine’s Bake sale. Enjoy some tasty treats and then attend our Valentine’s craft program at 2:00 p.m.! Face masks are strongly recommended, but not required. Extra parking for evening and weekend library events is available in the East Haven Town Hall parking lot on 250 Main Street (across […]

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Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Workshop Presented by Tom Hennick, Public Education Officer at the Connecticut Freedom of Information Commission-Wednesday, February 1 at 6:00 p.m. (DeMayo room)

Join us at the library on Wednesday, February 1 at 6:00 p.m. for a workshop on the Freedom of Information Act.    Connecticut’s Freedom of Information Act guarantees all citizens the right to have access to public meetings and public documents. The FOI Commission conducts workshops around the state helping citizens and officials understand their rights and their obligations under […]

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Livestream Author Talk with Sadeqa Johnson: Award-Winning Author of “Yellow Wife”-Tuesday, February 28 at 4:00 p.m.

We look forward to seeing you for an invigorating conversation with highly acclaimed author Sadeqa Johnson as she talks about her brand new novel, The House of Eve! Join us at the library at 4:00 p.m. for a livestream of this author talk! You can also register to attend from home by going to: https://libraryc.org/hagamanlibrary/24273. In The House of Eve, Fifteen-year-old Ruby Pearsall […]

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Book Discussion: “Yellow Wife” by Sadeqa Johnson-Monday, February 27 at 3:00 p.m.

Join Hagaman Library’s contemporary fiction discussion group! Discuss popular adult fiction novels!  This book club is facilitated by Cynthia Gwiazda, Community Services Librarian. The book discussion pick for February will be Yellow Wife by Sadeqa Johnson. From Amazon.com: A Best Book of the Year by NPR and Christian Science Monitor Called “wholly engrossing” by New York Times bestselling author Kathleen Grissom, this “fully immersive” […]

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Great Decisions Foreign Policy Discussion Group will discuss Climate Change-Tuesday, January 31 at 6:00 p.m. in the DeMayo room

Join Hagaman Memorial Library’s new Great Decisions Foreign Policy Discussion group. The next meeting is Tuesday evening, January 31 at 6:00 p.m. Great Decisions is a national, civic-education program sponsored by the Foreign Policy Association that encourages participants to: Learn about U.S. foreign policy and global issues Discuss multiple viewpoints in a group setting Established in 1918, the Foreign Policy […]

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