Cora J. Belden Library

Library Events Calendar

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Scavenger Hunt - Who
Monday, Sep. 20, 10:00 am
It's time for another scavenger hunt! Explore the library grounds to hunt for pictures of favorite children's book characters. Who will you find?

The scavenger hunt will be posted on our Facebook page, and paper copies of the scavenger hunt list will be available outside the main entrance of the library. This scavenger hunt will be available from September 20-25. Fun for all ages!
Virtual Storytime -
Monday, Sep. 20, 11:00 a.m. (Mondays & Wednesdays @ 11:00am)
or call 860-258-7623.
Our Virtual Storytime program is a fun way to add silliness to your day! Join us online as we foster early literacy by exploring words through books, rhymes and songs. This Zoom program is recommended for children birth to 5 years and their caregiver and is sponsored by the Friends of the Cora J. Belden Library.

Registration is required to obtain the meeting ID and password for Zoom, which you will receive on the registration confirmation page and via e-mail. Please download the “Zoom Cloud Meetings” app prior to pre-registering.
One on One Tech Help
Monday, Sep. 20, 2:00 pm (Monday, Wednesday, and Fridays from 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.)
or call 860-258-7623.
Sign up for a 1 hour time slot to go over any tech questions you may have with Mike Murphy, whether it be your phone or tablet, computer, Microsoft Office, streaming TV, the sky's the limit! These sessions can be conducted in person, via a video call (i.e. Zoom) or over the phone. Please register and Mike will reach out via e-mail to coordinate the meeting. Feel free to message Mike at mmurphy@rockyhillct.gov with any questions or call the Information Desk at 860-258-7623.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Cora J. Belden Library.
Downloading Ebooks F
Monday, Sep. 20, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
or call 860-258-7623.
Did you know you can download thousands of ebooks, audiobooks, magazines and more with your Cora J. Belden Library card? Come learn how to use Libby to read ebooks on your favorite device.
This class is taught using Zoom. Registration required to receive the Zoom Meeting ID. Sponsored by Cora J. Belden Library.
Zen Art - Plastic Ca
Monday, Sep. 20, 4:30 pm
Mondays are tough! Unwind after a long day at school with a laid-back, creative program. Each week we'll put on some music, learn a new art or craft technique, and chat as we create. Recommended for children in grades 2-5.

This week we'll be creating fun designs on plastic canvas, using yarn.

This program will be held online via Zoom. Register online to receive the Zoom code. Each participant will also receive a project bag containing supplies needed to participate in the program. These bags will be available for pickup at the library the week before the program. 
Knit One, Zoom Too!
Tuesday, Sep. 21, 11:00am
or call 860-258-7623.
Join us remotely for some fiber fun! Knitting, crochet, sewing, cross stitch, spinning or weaving it’s all good! Grab whatever craft you’re working on, a favorite beverage and your tablet, phone, or computer for a couple of hours of socializing and fibery goodness. Newbies welcome! From wherever your location, we would love to have you join us!
 
Registration is required to obtain the meeting ID.
Sponsored by Friends of the Cora J. Belden Library.
Microsoft Office Bas
Tuesday, Sep. 21, 2:00 pm
or call 860-258-7623.
Join us via Zoom Tuesdays in September at 2:00 pm to learn Microsoft Office Basics! We will go over Word (9/7), Excel (9/14), and PowerPoint (9/21) each on a different week. These classes will be taught using Office 2016. 

Registration is required to obtain the meeting ID and password for Zoom, which you will receive on the registration confirmation page and via e-mail. Please download the “Zoom Cloud Meetings” app prior to pre-registering, or view the class in your computer's web browser.
Zoom talk with Dr. N
Tuesday, Sep. 21, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Join us for another monthly Zoom talk with Dr. Nicole Klughers, Naturopathic physician. Nicole shares her wealth of knowledge to help live a happier, healthier life - naturally!

Registration is required to receive the Zoom ID. Sponsored by Cora J Belden Library.
Baby Bop - Online Wi
Wednesday, Sep. 22, 9:30 am (Wednesdays at 9:30 am)
or call 860-258-7623.
Baby Bop is a series of short music and movement programs for babies and toddlers. We'll have lap bounces, tickles, and lifts as we sing and rhyme. Join us for some fun! Recommended for children ages 0-2 and their caregivers.

This program will take place on Zoom and will be streamed live on Facebook. You may register to receive the Zoom link or follow along on our Facebook page.
Virtual Storytime -
Wednesday, Sep. 22, 11:00 a.m. (Mondays & Wednesdays @ 11:00am)
or call 860-258-7623.
Our Virtual Storytime program is a fun way to add silliness to your day! Join us online as we foster early literacy by exploring words through books, rhymes and songs. This Zoom program is recommended for children birth to 5 years and their caregiver and is sponsored by the Friends of the Cora J. Belden Library.

Registration is required to obtain the meeting ID and password for Zoom, which you will receive on the registration confirmation page and via e-mail. Please download the “Zoom Cloud Meetings” app prior to pre-registering.
Knit Night! Online m
Wednesday, Sep. 22, 6:00pm
or call 860-258-7623.
Our knit club meets at night too! Join us virturally most 2nd and 4th Wednesdays @ 6:00pm for socializing and some fiber fun! Knitting, crochet, sewing, cross stitch, spinning or weaving it’s all good! Grab whatever craft you’re working on, a favorite beverage and your tablet, phone, or computer for a couple of hours of fibery goodness. Newbies welcome! From wherever your location, we would love to have you!

Registration is required to obtain the meeting ID.
Practice with Zoom
Thursday, Sep. 23, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
or call 860-258-7623.
Join us every Thursday in September at 2:30 PM for the chance to test out your Zoom skills! Register to receive the Zoom Meeting ID to your email. Then, click on the link to join us. We'll go over Zoom basics like how to turn your camera off and on, add virtual backgrounds, and more.
Using a mobile device? Please download the free Zoom app before the class.
Getting Started with
Thursday, Sep. 23, 6:30 pm
or call 860-258-7623.
Looking for an alternative to traditional cable and dish television services? Have you heard of Roku, Amazon Fire TV, or Apple TV but are not quite sure about these alternate TV and entertainment devices? Maybe you have heard of Netflix, Hulu, or Amazon Prime Video but don’t know much about ‘streaming media?’ Join us via Zoom to learn if these newer and alternative entertainment options are right for you, and how to get started with using them.

Registration is required to obtain the meeting ID and password for Zoom, which you will receive on the registration confirmation page and via e-mail. Please download the “Zoom Cloud Meetings” app prior to pre-registering, or view the class in your computer's web browser.
Playful Movement - O
Friday, Sep. 24, 11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
or call 860-258-7623.
It’s time to play and have fun!  We will do big body movements, move to music, and challenge ourselves to see what our bodies can do. Join us in person on the field near the library!

Recommended for children ages 2-5 and their parent or caregiver- adults you can participate too! All participants will be required to wear a mask. In the event of inclement weather, this program will be held via Zoom. Registrants will be notified ahead of time if the format will change.
One on One Tech Help
Friday, Sep. 24, 2:00 pm (Monday, Wednesday, and Fridays from 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.)
or call 860-258-7623.
Sign up for a 1 hour time slot to go over any tech questions you may have with Mike Murphy, whether it be your phone or tablet, computer, Microsoft Office, streaming TV, the sky's the limit! These sessions can be conducted in person, via a video call (i.e. Zoom) or over the phone. Please register and Mike will reach out via e-mail to coordinate the meeting. Feel free to message Mike at mmurphy@rockyhillct.gov with any questions or call the Information Desk at 860-258-7623.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Cora J. Belden Library.
Unicorn Rainbow Magi
Saturday, Sep. 25, 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
or call 860-258-7623.
Journey to the magical land of Unicorns! Listen to a story, create a unicorn headband and play Unicorn bingo! Recommended for kids in K-2nd grade. Please sign up to reserve your kit of supplies and get the Zoom code. Participants will be notified when their kit is ready to be picked up prior to the program.
STEM Project Bags -
Monday, Sep. 27, 10:00 am
Practice your science, engineering, and math skills as you create your own toys and games! Make a self-propelled car, a top, and much more. Recommended for children ages 6 and up.

No registration is required for this kit. We will have 30 STEM Project Bags available in the children's room on a first-come, first-served basis, while supplies last. They will be available starting Monday, September 27, at 10 am.
Virtual Storytime -
Monday, Sep. 27, 11:00 a.m. (Mondays & Wednesdays @ 11:00am)
or call 860-258-7623.
Our Virtual Storytime program is a fun way to add silliness to your day! Join us online as we foster early literacy by exploring words through books, rhymes and songs. This Zoom program is recommended for children birth to 5 years and their caregiver and is sponsored by the Friends of the Cora J. Belden Library.

Registration is required to obtain the meeting ID and password for Zoom, which you will receive on the registration confirmation page and via e-mail. Please download the “Zoom Cloud Meetings” app prior to pre-registering.
One on One Tech Help
Monday, Sep. 27, 2:00 pm (Monday, Wednesday, and Fridays from 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.)
or call 860-258-7623.
Sign up for a 1 hour time slot to go over any tech questions you may have with Mike Murphy, whether it be your phone or tablet, computer, Microsoft Office, streaming TV, the sky's the limit! These sessions can be conducted in person, via a video call (i.e. Zoom) or over the phone. Please register and Mike will reach out via e-mail to coordinate the meeting. Feel free to message Mike at mmurphy@rockyhillct.gov with any questions or call the Information Desk at 860-258-7623.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Cora J. Belden Library.
Downloading Ebooks F
Monday, Sep. 27, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
or call 860-258-7623.
Did you know you can download thousands of ebooks, audiobooks, magazines and more with your Cora J. Belden Library card? Come learn how to use Libby to read ebooks on your favorite device.
This class is taught using Zoom. Registration required to receive the Zoom Meeting ID. Sponsored by Cora J. Belden Library.
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