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Henry Carter Hull Library

10 Killingworth Turnpike
860-669-2342

About Us:
Named one of the top ten libraries in the country over the past three years by the HAPLR Index, The Henry Carter Hull Library offers the community a 85,000 piece collection in a comfortable 20,000 square foot modern setting.

The library enjoys multiple meeting rooms, a spacious children's area, ample space for new releases and audio-visual materials on the first floor, and parking for 80. Upstairs, adult services are surrounded with large windows that allow natural light to flow through the building.

As well as providing wireless Internet access, The Henry Carter Hull Library has ten computers offering Internet access to patrons upstairs in the reference area and two non-Internet access computers offering Microsoft Office 2000 Suite® of products: Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access.

The Children's Room has four PCs, three with filtered Internet access. All four offer access to educational CD-ROM games, and are connected to color printers.

Internet Access is available to everyone. Patrons under age 13 need parents/guardians to decide if they should have access to filtered or unfiltered Internet. Internet Permission forms may be printed out and brought in on your next visit.

Upcoming Events at Henry Carter Hull Library

September Book Chat: Science Fiction

Thursday, Sep 16, 2021 from 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Clinton, CT
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End of Summer Concert on the Library Lawn

Saturday, Sep 18, 2021 from 11:00am to 12:00pm
Clinton, CT
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Outdoor Fall Craft Fair

Saturday, Sep 25, 2021 from 10:00am to 3:00pm
Clinton, CT
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Outdoor Fall Craft Fair

Creative Writing Group

Monday, Oct 4, 2021 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Clinton, CT
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Creative Writing Group

Monday, Nov 1, 2021 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Clinton, CT
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Creative Writing Group

Monday, Dec 6, 2021 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Clinton, CT
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Recent News

Tweens Create Magical Crafts at HCH Library

Have you ever read a book by fairy light? In August, tweens at Henry Carter Hull Library in Clinton made their own mystical Rag-Tie Fairy Lights using colorful fabric scraps and brought them home to create a magical fantasy space of their own. We…

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Up Close with the Coolest Cold Blooded Creatures at HCH Library

Last month, the wild and wonderful creatures from Riverside Reptiles Education Center in Enfield, Connecticut came to meet and greet young guests at Henry Carter Hull Library in Clinton as part of a “Tails and Tales” event series.…

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Meigs Point Nature Center Introduces Native Reptiles at Henry Carter Hull Library

Meigs Point Nature Center Introduces Native Reptiles at Henry Carter Hull Library Last month, the Meigs Point Nature Center introduced families at Henry Carter Hull Library to some of Connecticut's native reptile species at a program filled with…

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Wild for Nature Storytime

Wild for Nature Storytime with CT DEEP at Henry Carter Hull Library Ribbit, ribbit! Last month, the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection joined us for a reading of The Frightened Frog. Families learned the importance of…

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Mystical Dragon Creations at Henry Carter Hull Library

Here be dragons! This summer, young artists made magical creatures at Henry Carter Hull Library with help from educator and artist Kristin Cafferty at "Splash Into Art." We love to see your creativity! Our summer of fun continues with more…

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Celebrate National Library Month: Buy a Community Bag at Clinton Stop and Shop in September to Support Your Library

Henry Carter Hull Library has been selected as a beneficiary of the Stop & Shop Community Bag Program for the month of September. The Stop & Shop Community Bag Program, which launched in May 2019, is a reusable bag program that facilitates…

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Divine Feline Creations at Henry Carter Hull Library

Divine Feline Creations at Henry Carter Hull Library - HCH Library Community Events News Location: Henry Carter Hull Library, 10 Killingworth Turnpike, Clinton, CT Library Website: www.https://hchlibrary.org/ Phone: (860)669-2342 This…

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Henry Carter Hull Library Community Events

Toe-Tapping Twirling Tunes with Sunny Train at Henry Carter Hull Library - HCH Library Community Events Press Release Release: Immediate Location: Henry Carter Hull Library, 10 Killingworth Turnpike, Clinton, CT Library Website:…

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Wild Science at Henry Carter Hull Library in Clinton

How do wild animals see, hear, move, smell, and eat? In June, grades 2-6 became youth scientists at Henry Carter Hull Library to answer these questions with the help of STEAM Coolologist Claudia Esposito. Through engaging hands-on experiments at…

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Animal Ambassadors Visit Henry Carter Hull Library in Clinton

In June, Henry Carter Hull Library and Head of Children's Services Coralie Williams welcomed naturalist Chris Evers and the rescued/adopted Animal Ambassadors of Animal Embassy to the library for an incredible and educational program on wild…

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Virtual CT DEEP Wildlife Series

Virtual CT DEEP Wildlife Series Enjoy a series of webinars presented by the Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection (DEEP) on challenges faced by Connecticut’s native wildlife. Meet State Biologists and Outreach…

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Clinton Stop and Shop Supports HCH Library in April, 2021

Good news - Henry Carter Hull Library has been selected as a beneficiary of the Stop & Shop Community Bag Program for the month of April! The Stop & Shop Community Bag Program, which launched in May 2019, is a reusable bag program that…

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Community Art Project: Lucky Shamrocks On View Through March 31, 2021

Community Art Project: Lucky Shamrocks What, or who, do you feel lucky to have (or have had) in life? A friend or pet? A loved one or community? A hobby or skill? A cherished experience, or prized possession? Time to show off! Help us decorate…

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Wellness-To-Go: Hygge at Home Pick ups Starts - February 22, 2021

Wellness-To-Go: Hygge at Home “Hygge,” (pronounced hue-guh) is a Danish and Norwegian word used to describe a cozy and charming feeling or atmosphere. While plenty of trendy items are available to purchase for those seeking comfort and…

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Community Valentine Project: Deck HCH With Hearts

You’re invited! Celebrate what you love about your community and help us deck Henry Carter Hull Library in purple hearts with this take & make Community Valentine Project for all ages (adults too!). First, stop by our lobby during…

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10th Annual 'Take Your Child To The Library Day!'

Celebrate our 10th Annual “Take Your Child To The Library Day!” all month long! Unfortunaltely, we will not be able to celebrate in person, so this year we would like to “Take The Libray To Your Child!” Children age 0-12…

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Safe Tax Prep Assistance with VITA Volunteers and HCH Library

Tax season is back and VITA Volunteers are determined to continue providing essential tax preparation services in ways that prioritize the safety of the community. This year, that means guests will be provided with instructions to drop off their…

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Wellness-To-Go: DIY Honey Facial

Between dry winter months and constant face coverings, your skin might be struggling. Give your face a break with this DIY Honey Facial “Wellness-To-Go” kit from Henry Carter Hull library. In January, kits will include everything needed…

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Pumpkins On Parade: DIY and Community Display

You're invited! Register to pick up a pumpkin at Henry Carter Hull Library on Sat. 10/24 between 10 AM - 1 PM to bring home for some pumpkin carving fun. Bring your carved creation back between Wed. 10/28 & Thurs. 10/29 to be displayed in our…

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Sunday Hours at HCH Library

Sunday hours are back in 2020! Join us at Henry Carter Hull Library on Sundays from 12:00pm – 4:00pm in January, February, and March. Warm up with complimentary coffee or tea, free Wi-Fi, and stock up on books, movies, and more. We appreciate…

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Books and Chocolate: 3rd Annual Jolabokaflod at HCH Library

Say it with us: "YO-LA-BOK-A-FLOT!" It's that time again - The 3rd Annual Jolabokaflod at Henry Carter Hull Library. Join us during the month of December in celebrating the Icelandic "Yule Book Flood" tradition of giving books and chocolate during…

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Declutter and Decorate at Henry Carter Hull Library

Update your living spaces to create great first impressions with a workshop at Henry Carter Hull Library at 6:00pm presented by Page Taft Christie’s International Licensed Realtor Fay Abrahamsson and Interior Design Consultant Rachel…

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Sciencetellers: Pirates -Lost At Sea

Clinton – Ahoy! Set sail with the Sciencetellers for a thrilling action-packed adventure about a crew of quirky pirates marooned on a desert island. With mutiny and high-tide looming, they must rescue their salty captain and find a way to…

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Diaper Donation Drive Hosted by HCH Library for Bare Necessities

CLINTON - The Henry Carter Hull Library is sponsoring a diaper drive to benefit Bare Necessities, Inc., a newly formed non-profit organization that is distributing diapers and wipes along the Connecticut shoreline. Why diapers? One out of three…

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Diaper Donation Drive Hosted by HCH Library for Bare Necessities

CLINTON – The Henry Carter Hull Library is sponsoring a diaper drive to benefit Bare Necessities, Inc., a newly formed non-profit organization that is distributing diapers and wipes along the Connecticut shoreline. Why diapers? One out of three…

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The Henry Carter Hull Library Hosts Its First Summerfest 2016

Clinton, CT -- The Henry Carter Hull Library is pleased to announce the first SUMMERFEST Activities include: - GIANT BOOK SALE (starts Friday, June 24 from 9am-5pm and continues on Saturday, June 25 from 10am-4pm). Good condition paperbacks on…

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Henry Carter Hull Library Participating in Passport to Connecticut Libraries Statewide Program

Let your Henry Carter Hull Library Card open the doors of Connecticut Libraries by participating in the Connecticut Library Association's Passport to Connecticut Libraries Program.124 Connecticut libraries are proud to participate throughout the…

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Henry Carter Hull Library Celebrates National Library Week 2016

Clinton, CT -- National Library Week, and we have a number of great activities planned at the Henry Carter Hull Library. We will have our second annualLibrary Scavenger Hunt, the winner of which will receive a $50 gift certificate to Chips' Pub III.…

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Quilt Raffle Fundraiser

The Henry Carter Hull Library is pleased to announce a Quilt Raffle Fundraiser taking place until March 19. Entrants can win a beautiful, extra-long queen sized quilt handmade by Claudette Talmadge, a longtime library supporter and friend. Tickets…

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Display Your 'Ready to Hang' Art at The Henry Carter Hull Library

CLINTON, CT---The Henry Carter Hull Library  is seeking artists with “ready to hang” pieces for their monthly rotating art display.  The library averages 5,000 people in the building each month.  For more information, please contact the HCH…

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Come Write In at the Henry Carter Hull Library in November

CLINTON – Celebrating National Novel Writing Month by writing 50,000 words between November 1 and November 30? The Henry Carter Hull Library, 10 Killingworth Turnpike in Clinton, is pleased to be a Come Write In venue all month long, with the…

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Henry Carter Hull Library Receives Grant from the Community Foundation of Middlesex County

The Henry Carter Hull Library has received a $2,000 grant from the Community Foundation of Middlesex County in order to fund its Small Business Mac for Marketing, intended for use by local businesses to support their graphic design needs. The CFMC…

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Henry Carter Hull Library Celebrates National Library Week

Clinton, CT - April 13-18 is National Library Week! Stop by the Henry Carter Hull Library to celebrate with free coffee and special activities all week long. People of all ages are invited to complete our Library Scavenger Hunt for the chance to win…

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Henry Carter Hull Library Hosts Connecticut Department of Labor Jobs Workshops

Clinton, CT -- The Henry Carter Hull Library is pleased to announce a series of three Jobs Workshops by the Connecticut Department of Labor. On Friday, March 13 at 1:30pm, learn Interview Techniques and the skills you need to impress a future…

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Kickstart Your Book with Shawn Persinger and Tom Shultz at the Henry Carter Hull Library

Clinton, CT -- As part of our National Novel Writing Month festivities, the Henry Carter Hull Library is pleased to announce a talk, Kickstarting Your Book with Shawn Persinger and Tom Shultz. Join us as Shawn and Tom discuss their new book I'm an…

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Henry Carter Hull Library to be Official Write-In Venue for National Novel Writing Month

Clinton, CT - The Henry Carter Hull Library will act as an official "Come Write In" venue during the month of November, or National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo). Founded in 1999, National Novel Writing Month encourages writers of all genres to…

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Henry Carter Hull Library Partners with Hoopla Digital to Give Patrons Online and Mobile Access to Free Movies, TV Shows, Music and Audiobooks

Clinton, CT - Henry Carter Hull Library today announced public availability of thousands of movies, television shows, music albums and audiobooks, all available for mobile and online access through a new partnership with hoopla digital…

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Got Diapers? Diaper Donation Drive Hosted by HCH Library

Clinton, CT -- The Henry Carter Hull Library is sponsoring a diaper drive to benefit Clinton Social Services. Why diapers? One out of three families struggles to buy diapers, and while federal assistance programs such as Women, Infants, and Children…

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October Film Screenings at the Henry Carter Hull Library

Clinton, CT -- The Henry Carter Hull Library is pleased to announce three film screenings in the month of October. Schedule: We will celebrate the 20th anniversary of the release of Pulp Fiction with a screening on Wednesday, October 8 at…

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The Henry Carter Hull Library Announces the Addition of Mango Languages

Clinton, CT -- Thanks to a grant from Valley Shore Collaborative and in conjunction with Clinton Youth & Family Services and the Clinton Public Schools, the Henry Carter Hull Library is pleased to announce that it now offers the Mango Languages…

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Talks for Curious Minds, New Series at Henry Carter Hull Library

Clinton, CT - A series, Talks for Curious Minds, now offered on a monthly basis, is held at the Henry Carter Hull Library. Aimed to enlighten and amuse all who enjoy discovery and the world of ideas, the series began with a presentation on Giacomo…

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Bubbleology with Keith Michael Johnson

Clinton, CT - Come discover the secret world of bubbles with Keith Michael Johnson! Join us at Henry Carter Hull Library for Bubbleology: a show that will enchant audiences of all ages with the art and science of soap bubbles. Keith uses…

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HCH Library Announces the 2014 Summer Reading Theme

The Children’s Room at the HCH Library announces the 2014 Summer Reading theme Fizz, Boom, READ! Children of all ages are invited to join the Henry Carter Hull Library’s Summer Reading program and discover the wonders of science! There are two…

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Musician Phil Rosenthal to Play Pete Seeger Songs at HCH Library

Clinton, CT - Former Connecticut State Troubadour Phil Rosenthal will be performing Pete Seeger's music in a special concert at the Henry Carter Hull Library. The concert will feature many of Seeger's best-known compositions and other songs…

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Roku Streaming Movie Players Available at HCH Library

Clinton, CT -- The Henry Carter Hull Library now has four Roku LT devices available for check out. These streaming movie players are loaded with Netflix and conveniently hook into your television. You may stream as many movies and TV shows as you…

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Winter Hours at the HCH Library Begin in January

Clinton, CT -- The Henry Carter Hull Library is open on Sundays between January and March from noon - 4 pm. Complimentary hot coffee will be provided to all. On the first Sunday of 2014, Jim Beloff will running a ukulele workshop. More information…

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Author Mike Colandro to Give Book Talk at HCH Library

CLINTON, CT - Mike Colandro, professional golfer and author, will be presenting his book “Almost an Aussie". From his beginnings as a caddie, through 16 years on the Australian PGA Tour, losing his fiance in a car crash and living with…

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Peggy Adler Galapagos Presentation at HCH Library 10/10/13

CLINTON, CT - Peggy Adler will be giving a slideshow presentation at the Henry Carter Hull Library about her recent trip to the Galapagos Islands. Adler recently went on a trip of a lifetime to discover the flora and fauna of one of the most unique…

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AIA Connecticut Design Awards Exhibit at HCH Libraryin July

AIA Connecticut 2013 Design Awards Exhibit at HENRY CARTER HULL LIBRARY, 10 Killingworth Turnpike, Clinton, CT for the month of JULY. The AIA Connecticut Design committee is pleased to announce winners in the 2012 Design Awards program, a…

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HCH Library Children's Room Closing For Renovations

CLINTON, CT---The Children’s Room at the Henry Carter Hull Library will close for renovations on Saturday, March 9, 2013. During the renovation, patrons will find Children’s DVD’s in a special section in the Adult AV area. Up…

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Henry Carter Hull Library News - February 7, 2013

CLINTON: The Henry Carter Hull Library will host a FREE full-length Practice ACT Test on Saturday, March 2nd at 10:00 am with an ACT 'Scores Back' session on Tuesday, March 12th at 6:30 pm. The ACT is a national college admissions examination that…

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HCH Library Helps Jobseekers Build Attention-Grabbing Resumes With Cypress Resume

Clinton, CT -- Thanks to the generous donors of the Book Fund Drive, The Henry Carter Hull Library has acquired Cypress Resume, an online tool that helps you effortlessly create a professional resume in just a few minutes. Its easy-to-use format…

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Steelhead Fishing Presentation At HCH Library

Clinton – Local fisherman Darby Hittle will be giving a presentation at the Henry Carter Hull Library on steelhead fishing. For the past 20 years, Hittle has been fishing in the Eastern Lake Ontario region. He will talk about the best times to…

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Big Book Sale at HCH Library

The Henry Carter Hull Library will be hosting a big booksale from Tuesday, November 13th to Saturday, November 17th. A wide selection of fiction, non-fiction, VHS tapes, and children's books will be available. Information about the Henry Carter Hull…

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Henry Carter Hull Library Hours - November 2012

Monday 12-8
Tuesday 9-8
Wednesday 9-8
Thursday 9-8
Friday 9-5
Saturday 10-4
Sunday Closed

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National Novel Writing Month at the HCH Library in November

CLINTON, CT---The Henry Carter Hull Library will be hosting National Novel Writing Month (also known as NaNoWriMo) in November. NaNoWriMo is a writing challenge where participants are encouraged to write a 50,000 word novel (approximately 175 pages)…

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Laughter is the Breast Medicine Program at HCH Library

Eileen Kaplan, author of Laughter is the Breast Medicine will be speaking, Kaplan will describe her experience surviving breast cancer, and how to deal with the issues associated with cancer and its’ aftermath. Kaplan speaks with humor and heart…

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A Girl's Night Out with Gina Barreca

CLINTON, CT---The Friends of the Henry Carter Hull Library are hosting "A Girl's Night Out with Gina Barreca," a fundraiser at the Clinton Country Club. Tickets are available at the Henry Carter Hull Library for $30. No tickets will be…

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New Travel Database Offered At The HCH Library

CLINTON, CT---The Henry Carter Hull Library is now offering the A to Z World Travel database. It includes over 200 cities around the world to discover, lots of photos, concise overviews, city maps, city facts, currency information, country…

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