Beyond Words 2023
November 9, 2023
Beyond Words is Hartford Public Library’s annual signature fundraising event. The Library goes beyond words, every day, with diverse and transformative programs and services for our community.
Bridget Quinn, President and CEO, opens the evening and welcomes everyone.
HPL Ambassador Duby McDowell and Ayana Mathis discuss the author's latest novel The Unsettled.
HPL Board of Directors at Beyond Words 2023.
HPL Ambassadors at Beyond Words 2023.
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Mayor Luke Bronin Selected as
Caroline M. Hewins Medalist
Greg Davis, HPL past board chair, Mayor Luke Bronin, Bridget Quinn, HPL president & CEO, and David Barrett, HPL board chair.
Mayor Bronin has demonstrated unwavering support for HPL in his eight years in office and during his tenure as a member of Library’s Board of Directors. Under his leadership, and in partnership with the HPL Board and administration, the City/Library partnership has become a model for cities across the country showcasing the transformative power of public libraries as civic anchors in the community.
Watch the HPL tribute film to Mayor Luke Bronin below: