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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.

  • Marc-Yves Regis I: Headstrong Artwalk Opening Reception Friday June 3, 6:00 p.m.

    Regis’ unique style of photojournalism provides viewers a window into a different kind of life, a life of resiliency and tremendous ef­fort that does not equal the minuscule reward...Read More..

    Wellness, Fitness & Sports: Professional Wrestling Legend Bob Backlund

    Hartford Public Library and the Connecticut State Library present an appearance by author and World Wrestling Champion Bob Backlund, in conjunction with this year’s Summer Learning theme of “Wellness, Fitness & Sports!”..Read More..

    Beyond Words, The Shop at Hartford Public Library offers unique shopping experience

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    Meet the HHC Advisory Committee!

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

    Hartford Embraced: Paintings by Ken Kahn

    Opening reception: Thursday, June 9, 6 PM. On display June 9-August 31...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..

    New on YouTube: Hartford Public Library's Digital Art Tour

    Embark on a virtual tour of Hartford Public Library's collection of visual art...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..