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Wonderful Books and Where to Find Them

The New Haven Free Public Library, in partnership with the Yale Affinity Groups, is excited to bring you this book club for families focusing on topics of social importance! Join us in person in the Children’s Room of the Ives Main Library (133 Elm Street, New Haven, CT 06510) the first Saturday of every month, from 11-11:30 am.

January 7 - We March by Shane W. Evans | Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Read about the 1963 March on Washington and express your dreams in a rainbow craft.

Wonderful Books and Where to Find Them

The New Haven Free Public Library, in partnership with the Yale Affinity Groups, is excited to bring you this book club for families focusing on topics of social importance! Join us in person in the Children’s Room of the Ives Main Library (133 Elm Street, New Haven, CT 06510) the first Saturday of every month, from 11-11:30 am.

January 7 - We March by Shane W. Evans | Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Read about the 1963 March on Washington and express your dreams in a rainbow craft.

Wonderful Books and Where to Find Them

The New Haven Free Public Library, in partnership with the Yale Affinity Groups, is excited to bring you this book club for families focusing on topics of social importance! Join us in person in the Children’s Room of the Ives Main Library (133 Elm Street, New Haven, CT 06510) the first Saturday of every month, from 11-11:30 am.

January 7 - We March by Shane W. Evans | Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Read about the 1963 March on Washington and express your dreams in a rainbow craft.

Love146 Rapid Response Backpack Drive

When Love146 first engages with a child, the child receives a Rapid Response bag that includes many essentials ranging from personal hygiene products, to blankets, to emergency phones and even teddy bears!

Yale Friends of Love146 is organizing a Holiday Rapid Response Backpack Drive that runs from November 1st through December 7th.

We need your help to meet our goal of 20 Rapid Response Backpacks! The contents of each backpack total $100. You can donate by purchasing items from our Amazon Wish List using the QR code or via the Venmo tag on the flyer.

Toys for Tots

The Annual Toys for Tots Drive, which is sponsored by the U.S. Marine Corp Reserve and the Yale Veterans Network, is currently under way and will continue through Thursday, December 15th. With the holiday season approaching, we can serve in many ways to help those less fortunate than ourselves. Please consider donating a new unwrapped toy at one of the many donation box locations around campus, for a child hoping to receive a gift this holiday season.

Long Wharf War Memorial Fall Clean Up

In Partnership with the City of New Haven, New Haven Mayors Veteran Affairs Committee, American Legion Post 210, VFW Post 12150, & Yale Veterans Network, join us for a Long Wharf War Memorial Fall Clean Up. Materials will be provided by the New Haven Public Works Department. Please bring your work gloves, shovels, brooms, and gas or battery powered blowers or trimers.

This event will take place on Saturday, November 5 from 9-11 am, at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Park, Long Wharf Drive, New Haven, CT.

2022 Walk to End Alzheimer's

Held annually in more than 600 communities nationwide, the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s® is the world’s largest fundraiser for Alzheimer’s care, support and research. This inspiring event calls on participants of all ages and abilities to join the fight against the disease.

Walk to End Alzheimer’s is full of flowers, each carried by someone committed to raising funds and awareness for a breakthrough in the fight against Alzheimer’s and all other dementia. Your participation makes a difference in the lives of those facing the disease.

Author Winsome Bingham

Local children’s author, master cook, and Army veteran Winsome Bingham visits the New Haven Free Public Library, 133 Elm Street, Café Patio (1st floor)! Listen to a reading of Soul Food Sunday, participate in activities that get kids moving, and ask questions! This event is offered in partnership with Yale’s affinity groups. Open to all ages and families, up to a maximum of 20 kids. Registration is encouraged.

Juneteenth New Haven 2022

Join The Descendants of the CT 29th Colored Regiment for their sixth annual Juneteenth event on Saturday, June 18th at the CT Violence Intervention Program, 230 Ashmun Street, from noon until 6:00 pm. The Harlem Renaissance is the inspiration of this year’s theme – Juneteenth New Haven! Revival of Cultural, Personal, and Social Wellness.

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