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Audio Books
Poems. Selections
How to be a good wife / Emma Chapman.
Room 237 / producer, Tim Kirk ; director, Rodney Ascher.
Big-Top Bonanza
Hunger pains / Stefan Petrucha, writer ; Rick Parker, artist, [colorist, letterer].

What's Happening

04.25.14 - Friday, April 25th "Poetry on the Hour" 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
On Friday, April 25th, Come listen to Hartford Public Library Staff recite poetry over the Downtown Branch's intercom every hour from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.   Read More
04.25.14 - Kindergarten Readiness: All About Safety: Health
Ages 4-6. April is HPL’s month of kindergarten preparedness programs and activities. Join us to hear from the CT Children’s Medical Center to learn all about ...   Read More
04.25.14 - Smart Start STEM: Early Literacy (Various Locations)
Ages 3-5, with adult friends. Explore Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematical concepts through picture books, games, songs, and crafts.   Read More
04.25.14 - Game Day: Arts & Entertainment
All ages. Come have fun playing UNO, Connect Four, checkers, puzzles and other board games with kids and teens your age and make new friends.   Read More
04.25.14 - Beatrice Fox Auerbach Costume Exhibit
Coming on loan from UConn Historical Costume and Textile Collection, on display in the Hartford History Center.   Read More