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Holocaust Memorial at the Mandell JCC in West Hartford and plaster model of same sculpture. Elbert Weinberg collection, Hartford History Center, Hartford Public Library.

  • Large and Small - the Sculptures of David Hayes

    Connecticut sculptor David Hayes worked with steel and torch to create modern abstract art that can become “whatever you interpret it to be,” using various organic and geometric forms and.....Read More..

    Portrait of a Hartford Artist

    Hartford Public Library is now home to four Elbert Weinberg original sculptures - and by no mere coincidence...Read More..

    Beyond the Podium -- A lunchtime conversation series, August 3, 2015, noon, Hartford History Center

    The next in the series of lunchtime conversations will explore "Social Media's Complex Role in Our Lives." We will consider how we use social media and how it uses us...Read More..

  • "Hartford Through Time" On Sale Now!

    Hartford Public Library is pleased to announce the publication of Hartford Through Time, a new release from its Hartford History Center..Read More..

    Meet the HHC Advisory Committee!

    Meet the staff at the Hartford Public Library keeping Hartford’s history alive.

    Garden Club of Hartford/Keney Park Design Contest Exhibit, May 1 to August 15

    The Garden Club of Hartford, in partnership with the City of Hartford, recently issued a design challenge to area landscape architecture and design students: create more beautiful and welcoming entrances to Hartford’s Keney Park. The results are no..Read More..

  • Find Your Way to the Extraordinary! How to Find Books and Articles in the Catalog, on the Shelf, and Online

    Calling all researchers, students or just the plain curious! Want to improve your ability to locate and use the vast resources that Hartford Public Library offers? Join us.....Read More..

    “Weaving with Hand-Dyed Fiber” Exhibit

    The Hartford Artisans Weaving Center returns to assemble another stunning display of hand-dyed fiber art. Handwoven scarves, throws, wall hangings and other original pieces are for sale...Read More..

    Search Our Digital Repository

    Explore the digital collections of Hartford Public Library! Today, the Hartford Collection, housed in the library’s downtown Hartford History Center, is a growing multi-media compilation of hundreds of thousands of items that convey more than 300 y..Read More..