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2022 Connecticut Book Awards

October 23 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Hartford Public Library, 500 Main Street
Hartford, CT 06103 United States

Make a day of it!
There are lots of things to do in Hartford before and after attending the book awards.
Places to visit
Wadsworth Atheneum
The Mark Twain House & Museum
Harriet Beecher Stowe Center
Connecticut Science Center
The Ancient Burying Ground
Connecticut Historical Society
Butler-McCook House & Garden
Isham-Terry House
Real Art Ways
Places to grab lunch before or dinner after
Front Street
Arch Street
Parkville Market

We are excited to have an IN-PERSON* event this year!

Please join the Connecticut Center for the Book on October 23rd at 3:00 p.m. at the Hartford Public Library as we celebrate the best books about Connecticut or written by authors and illustrators from Connecticut in the categories of Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, and Books for Young Readers, as well as the Bruce Fraser “Spirit of Connecticut” Award. This award is dedicated to the memory of longtime Connecticut Humanities director Bruce Fraser and celebrates Connecticut’s sense of place.

The book awards event will be followed by a light reception and book signings with finalists and winners. River Bend Bookshop will be on hand to sell books on site!

*This event will be held both in-person and via live streaming. The link will be sent to registrants a few days before the event.


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October 23
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Hartford Public Library
500 Main Street
Hartford, CT 06103 United States
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