Hartford Public Library Happenings

Spotlight on Excellence 
Issue 16  September 28, 2012


Hartford Public Library Happenings

Hartford Public Library's Library-On-Wheels Campaign Enters the Home Stretch

 To help the Library's library-on-wheels campaign reach its goal please consider making a donation by visiting http://www.hplct.org/support/bookmobile or by sending a check to Hartford Public Library, Library-on-wheels campaign, 500 Main Street, Hartford, CT 06103-3075.

Banned Books
Date: October 1 @ 6:00 p.m.
Location: Mark Twain Branch
Join Hartford Public Library, the American Civil Liberties Union of Connecticut and the Law and Government Academy at Hartford Public High School for a reading of banned and challenged books, moderated by John Dankosky (WNPR News Director and Host of Where We Live). Refreshments will be served.

Reflections in Dust – ArtWalk Opening Reception

Date: October 5, 2012 @ 6:00 p.m.
Location: Downtown Library
Reflections in Dust represents an allegory of a personal narrative, a literal representation of a person or object. Many of McCarthy's pieces are self-portraits.

One Book One Hartford Author Event & Book Signing Marilyn Nelson
Date: November 8 @ 6:00 p.m.
Location: Downtown Library
Hartford Public Library is pleased to announce "A Wreath for Emmett Till" as its One Book One Hartford selection for fall 2012. The book, written by former Connecticut Poet Laureate Marilyn Nelson, is both an elegy to Emmett Till, the African-American teen from Chicago who was brutally killed at age 14 when visiting Southern relatives in 1955, and an invitation to heal.

For further information, please contact Mary Crean,
chief development officer, at
860.695.6360 or by email at mcrean@hplct.org


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