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HPL & You: Tell Us Your Story!

As Hartford Public Library celebrates 250 years, we would like to hear from YOU! Using TheirStory, a remote oral history platform that helps communities collect, preserve, and engage with the audiovisual stories of their members, HPL wants to collect as many memories, experiences, and stories from the HPL community as possible.

Please respond to only one prompt, and limit your recording to three minutes.

Click here to tell us your story:

Need help getting started? Check out our instructions document. For questions or further assistance please contact us at


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HPL Studios’ 250 Library Stories Project

HPL Studios’ 250 Stories Project seeks to collect diverse voices of Hartford residents, past and present, sharing firsthand experiences on how they have interacted with libraries and the role that libraries have played in their lives, shedding light on and elevating the importance of libraries globally. Interviews are led by HPL Studios staff with professional level recording. 


Average length of interview approximately one hour. Please submit your nomination(s) here.


500 Main Street
Hartford, CT 06103

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