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HPL offers a mix of virtual programming and in-person programs. To view our Events Calendar, including programming descriptions and registration CLICK HEREBelow is a selection of upcoming exhibits.

EXHIBITS

To submit a public program or exhibition proposal, click here.

    


Hartford Springs into Summer

Online exhibit available HERE!

Spring is here, and the Hartford Parks beckon!
Local residents have made use of these spaces for decades. Take a look at how the parks have been enjoyed over the years, through the lens of early to mid-20th century Parks Department photographers.

 

ART WALK

ArtWalk at Hartford Public Library offers one of the largest and most stunning exhibition spaces in greater Hartford and the opportunity for Hartford residents and others to view art in a magnificent setting in our city.

 


 

The Banner at the Downtown Library

A banner was recently installed on the northwest corner of Hartford Public Library, 500 Main Street. The banner depicts various library activities.

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When Ramiro Louisa returned to Hartford from the Netherlands, one of the first place he brought his daughter, Delyani, was the Hartford Public Library’s Children’s Department.

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On Wednesday, May 15, Connecticut Ballet came to Hartford Public Library to present a free preview of “Old, New, Borrowed and Blue, an incredibly beautiful show it performed later in the week at The Bushnell. Shown here are Connecticut Ballet dancers are Stephen Diaz and Claire Mazza, performing ‘In The Shadow of Women’ by Marden Ramos.

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Each library in the HPL system tailors its programming to reflect the population it serves. The Downtown Library’s Children’s Department is very popular with Indian-Americans who live in the surrounding area. Each year, the department celebrates both Diwali in the fall and Holi in the spring. Yogitha Sarjay is shown making a decoration for Diwali, also known as the Festival of Lights.


 
VIRTUAL PROGRAMMING LIBRARY
Browse our past online programs and click the links to watch videos!

To browse our past virtual Art Inside programs, click here

To browse our past virtual Reads From the Hart programs, click here

To browse our past virtual Wellness Wednesdays programs, click here

To browse our past virtual Home Hacks programs, click here

To browse our past virtual Friday Jams programs, click here

To browse our past virtual local business spotlight programs, click here