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From Micro to Macro: Small Molecules with Big Effects at Mitchell Library

March 25, 2019 from 6:30pm to 8pm
Every day we encounter objects whose shapes are critical for their function, which is why you've probably never tried to eat soup with a fork! In this talk, we will describe how shape is just as critical to function at the molecular level where changes in shape can have dramatic consequences ranging from disease to agricultural productivity. Part of the Yale Science in the News @ NHFPL series. See More
Mar 11
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The Great OzoRace! at Stetson Library

January 23, 2019 from 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Ozobots are small coding robots controlled by color patterns or a special coding app. Join us in The Village as we learn the codes we need to race our Ozobots and program them to do cool tricks! Team up to compete in challenges for fun prizes. Light refreshments will be served. Kids, teens, and families are welcome.See More
Dec 18, 2018
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Kids’ Card Games at Fair Haven Library

March 29, 2018 from 4pm to 6pm
Join us for Uno, Apples to Apples, Matching, Goldfish and more! Ages 9-14See More
Mar 26, 2018
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Mardi Gras Celebration at Mitchell Branch Library

February 13, 2018 from 5:30pm to 8:30pm
Spend your Fat Tuesday at the library! Mardi Gras is a fun, festive celebration of New Haven—an evening full of delicious food and drink, live music and entertainment, and a Mardi Gras parade!This year’s event will be held at Mitchell Library in the heart of Westville – one of our vibrant neighborhood libraries! Join us from 5:30 – 8:30pm to sample dishes and drinks from some of the city’s most popular restaurants, shop the debut collection of exclusive NHFPL merchandise, pose in a…See More
Jan 12, 2018

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Name of the Organization
New Haven Free Public Library
Contact Person
Martha Brogan
Job Title
City Librarian
Contact phone
203-946-8130
Website
http://nhfpl.org/
Interest
Early Childhood, Aging\Elderly Services, Youth, Food Assistance, Energy Assistance, Career Assistance, Housing Assistance, Shelter, Health, Education, Adult Education, Financial Literacy, Advocacy, Arts, Economic Development
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At 12:42pm on April 11, 2017, Lee Cruz said…

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A Night To Remember

On the evening of April 23rd, 700 partners, colleagues and allies gathered to officially mark LISC's 40th anniversary at a gala celebration in New York City. Special guests and speakers included New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy, St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter, former Vice President Walter Mondale, former HUD Secretary Henry Cisneros, and former Secretary of Health and Human Services Sylvia Mathews Burwell. And of course, our 20-year board chair, former US Treasury Secretary Robert E. Rubin, the evening's distinguished honoree. 

The Power of Partnerships

From the unprecedented $1.5 billion we invested last year in people and communities across the country, to our burgeoning collaborations with sectors ranging from tech and healthcare to sports and local government, the LISC 2018 Annual Report is chock full of good news, good numbers, and good ideas. These resources and strategies propel us on our journey to shape a brighter future for all our nation's residents. And that, in a nutshell, is the heart of LISC's mission. Read on!

In Forbes, Props for LISC’s Work With ESPN & Under Armour to Make Space for Play

An in-depth article in Forbes looks at how ESPN is putting its weight behind programs to boost sports and play in under-resourced places, and calls out LISC’s innovative RePlay partnership with ESPN and Under Armour. Since the collaboration began, we’ve helped 12 community organizations and schools revitalize play spaces and other facilities that promote physical and emotional wellbeing for hundreds of young people in Baltimore neighborhoods with high rates of poverty.

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