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Book Clubs

Book clubs offered at Hartford Public Library

Downtown Library Closed Until Further Notice


12.31.23 - Downtown Library Closed Until Further Notice

Hartford Public Library is continuing to assess extensive water damage that occurred at its Downtown Library at 500 Main St. after a pipe burst over the Christmas weekend. At this time there is no estimate for how long the Downtown Library will be closed, or if the building can be reopened in portions. It is expected that many areas will be closed for an extended period of time. More information will be provided in the coming days and weeks when a full assessment has been completed. All programs, classes and events at the Downtown Library are currently postponed until further notice. ... Read More


Hartford Reads in Color

Hartford Reads in Color, a book club led by Hartford's L.I.T. (Literary Integrated Trailblazers), is committed to delving into the narratives and rich diverse voices of communities of color. From the intellectually astute, to the uncouth and wretched, we are reading with no limits. Focused on shedding light in literature across the diaspora while also educating the community of the various authors and stories the sound and look like them.

December 2022 Book Pick: Collected Poems of Audre Lorde
Meetup Date: Saturday, December 17th 2022, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Virtual/In person: Via Zoom and In person (Zoom details Following registration)

To register, click here

December 2022

Hartford Public Library 

Central Branch:  500 Main Street. Hartford, CT 06103 
Phone: 860-695-6300 | Text: 860-530-4376 | Email: | Chat:
For Branch locations and hours, click here