Tag Archives: New Haven Free Public Library

Choose Your Own Adventure

CDs at Ives Main Library

The pundit class’s longstanding doom-and-gloom take on hard-copy books has always seemed more about stock market outlooks and missed revenue projections than about real consumer demand. The rest of…

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Elm City Whodunit

New Haven mystery novels

Peer into New Haven’s fictional case files with this page-turner, originally published September 19, 2012.

A few years ago, the New Haven Free Public Library distributed a hand-out: “Check Out These…

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This Week in New Haven (August 25 – 31)

Odyssey: A Greek Festival

This Labor Day weekend, New Haveners don’t have to work too hard to find ways of enjoying themselves. Friday, a four-day cultural bonanza begins; Saturday, a fan-favorite film…

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Off Book

Ives main library exterior

As the reggae band warmed up, dozens of people flocked to the grass, eager to snag a prime spot for spreading out picnic blankets and setting up beach chairs.

It was a warm, humid evening in Westville, just right for …

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This Week in New Haven (August 4 – 10)

Kings of Harmony

This week blends great aspects of small-city living. There’s diverse music inside and out, a probing film screened at a central civic resource and a fun museum event for the kids, even as a…

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Future of Print

Class underway

It sounds like someone’s polishing a thick window, but there’s an undertone like shots fired from a far-off laser-blaster, plus whirs and beeps and digital squeaks.

This tiny commotion is coming from a cubic foot of futurism…

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This Week in New Haven (July 14 – 20)

Photographed by Paul Duda

Remarkable sights and sounds mark this midsummer week. There’s a movie involving the value of movies; an exhibit of photographs that play with realism; and musical performances running the…

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This Week in New Haven (June 9 – 15)

Ruben Studdard and Lalah Hathaway

This week, New Haveners are drinking to science, getting writing advice from an accomplished novelist, bobbing heads to a seminal musician and absorbing insights from über-successful entrepreneurs…

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This Week in New Haven (May 26 – June 1)

"One Day" by Fethi Meghelli

The city’s tracklist this week is a zany assortment of local, legendary and liturgical. Its album art adds even more dimension, ranging from sunny to subterranean, with a skip…

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This Week in New Haven (May 5 – 11)

Events have a way of spreading out and multiplying this week in New Haven. An unusual interactive art project quintuples its presence throughout the city; a festival of new plays from up-and-comer playwrights…

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