Cora J. Belden Library

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Virtual Storytime with Miss Carine - Online with Zoom
11:00 a.m.
Virtual Storytime with Miss Carine - Online with Zoom
Monday, Aug. 17, 11:00 a.m.
(Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at 11:00 a.m.)
Virtual Storytime wi
Online - Zoom
Your children don't have to miss out on a great storytime just because the library is closed!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 fo...read more
Cora Take and Make Kit
1:00 p.m.
 Cora Take and Make Kit
Monday, Aug. 17, 1:00 p.m.Cora Take and Make K
Cora J. Belden Library - Other
Looking for a fun activity for your kids?  Pick up a Cora Take and Make Kit.  Each week we will have a different craft or activity in it, available by Monday at 1 p.m. Sign up by the Monday of that week to get a kit for that week.  Limited number of kits each week.  Recommended f...read more

Downloading E-books 101
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
 Downloading E-books 101
Monday, Aug. 17, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PMDownloading E-books
Online - Zoom
Not sure if it's safe yet to come to the library? Read free e-books in the safety of your own home! In this beginners' class, we will go over how to use Overdrive/Libby and RB Digital to check out free e-books and digital audiobooks!Registration is required to receive the Zoom ID. Please sig...read more
Make It Mondays! (Week 6, Fairy Jar Lantern) - Online with Zoom
6:00pm
Make It Mondays! (Week 6, Fairy Jar Lantern) - Online with Zoom
Monday, Aug. 17, 6:00pmMake It Mondays! (We
Online - Zoom
When the storm ended earlier this week we were left in the dark with no power so it seemed quite fitting to put the finishing touches on this very special craft and then take advantage of the dark to capture the photo for the ad! Some of you have been looking forward to this one since the begin...read more

Music and Movement Online with Zoom!
6:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Music and Movement Online with Zoom!
Monday, Aug. 17, 6:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.Music and Movement O
Online - Zoom
Join the fun with rhymes, a story and songs from your favorite artists that get you moving.  Recommended for families with children birth to 5 years.Registration is required to obtain the meeting ID and password for Zoom, which you will receive via e-mail. Please download the “Zoom C...read more
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One-on-One Virtual Meeting with a Career Counselor
9:30 am
One-on-One Virtual Meeting with a Career Counselor
Tuesday, Aug. 18, 9:30 amOne-on-One Virtual M
Online - Zoom
Sign up for a ½ hour slot to discuss your resume, practice interviewing, get help with the application process and/or create a job search strategy. These sessions will be conducted on Zoom or via phone. Register online by Friday, 8/14 for a 9:30, 10:00 or 10:30 am appointment or call the Libr...read more
One-on-One Virtual Meeting with a Career Counselor
10:00 am
One-on-One Virtual Meeting with a Career Counselor
Tuesday, Aug. 18, 10:00 amOne-on-One Virtual M
Online - Zoom
Sign up for a ½ hour slot to discuss your resume, practice interviewing, get help with the application process and/or create a job search strategy. These sessions will be conducted on Zoom or via phone. Register online by Friday, 8/14 for a 9:30, 10:00 or 10:30 am appointment or call the Libr...read more
One-on-One Virtual Meeting with a Career Counselor
10:30 am
One-on-One Virtual Meeting with a Career Counselor
Tuesday, Aug. 18, 10:30 amOne-on-One Virtual M
Online - Zoom
Sign up for a ½ hour slot to discuss your resume, practice interviewing, get help with the application process and/or create a job search strategy. These sessions will be conducted on Zoom or via phone. Register online by Friday, 8/14 for a 9:30, 10:00 or 10:30 am appointment or call the Libr...read more
Pajama Storytime Live with Miss Carine - Online with Zoom
7:00 p.m.
Pajama Storytime Live with Miss Carine - Online with Zoom
Tuesday, Aug. 18, 7:00 p.m.
(Tuesdays at 7:00 p.m.)
Pajama Storytime Liv
Online - Zoom
Our Pajama Storytime Live! Program allows you and your child to enjoy bedtime stories and songs from the comfort of your own home. Storytime helps your child gain prereading skills and improve their fine and large motor skills as well. This is a family program for babies or children and their parent...read more
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Teen Volunteering
 Teen Volunteering
Wednesday, Aug. 19Teen Volunteering
Cora J. Belden Library - Other
Virtual Teen Volunteer OpportunitiesFor Ages 13+ Thank you for your interest in volunteering with us this summer!  All of our volunteer opportunities will be virtual. Work independently or engage with peers and earn community service hours.  You can make a positive diff...read more
Virtual Storytime with Miss Carine - Online with Zoom
11:00 a.m.
Virtual Storytime with Miss Carine - Online with Zoom
Wednesday, Aug. 19, 11:00 a.m.
(Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at 11:00 a.m.)
Virtual Storytime wi
Online - Zoom
Your children don't have to miss out on a great storytime just because the library is closed!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 fo...read more
Reader’s Theatre 2.0- Live on Zoom
2:30 pm- 4:00 pm
Reader’s Theatre 2.0- Live on Zoom
Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2:30 pm- 4:00 pmReader’s Theat
Online - Zoom
Reader's Theatre just got a reboot! Even though we can't meet at the library, the show must go on! Join us for a second summer as we rehearse and put on a different play in less than 2 hours each week! No costumes or props. We provide the scripts and you come ready to act your heart out...read more

or call 860-258-7623.
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Practice Zoom Class
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
 Practice Zoom Class
Thursday, Aug. 20, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PMPractice Zoom Class
Online - Zoom
Join us for a practice Zoom session. We'll go over some of the different functions on Zoom like how to control your video and audio and share your screen with others. This is a great way to stay connected with friends and family during the pandemic, while maintaining social distance.Registration...read more

or call 860-258-7623.
*Let’s Talk About Race - Online with Zoom
6:00 pm
*Let’s Talk About Race - Online with Zoom
Thursday, Aug. 20, 6:00 pm*Let’s Talk Ab
Online - Zoom
This program is being hosted by the Cromwell Belden Library, please click here to register on their online calendar.Join Derek Hall and Bulaong Ramiz of Ramiz-Hall Consulting as they lead us in a conversation about systemic racism in America, and to talk about your thoughts and responses to the mass...read more
Minecraft Club: Grades K - 8
6:30 pm
 Minecraft Club: Grades K - 8
Thursday, Aug. 20, 6:30 pm
(Every Thursday at 6:30 Through August 27)
Minecraft Club: Grad
Online - Library Minecraft Server
Do you love Minecraft? Join us weekly for our summer Minecraft Club every Thursday at 6:30 pm for grades K - 8 and have some fun with fellow Minecrafters on the library’s very own Creative Server. Please register using an e-mail address to gain access to the Minecraft server, which is located ...read more
Adult Music BINGO Night- LIVE on Zoom
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Adult Music BINGO Night- LIVE on Zoom
Thursday, Aug. 20, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PMAdult Music BINGO Ni
Online - Zoom
Your favorite DJ is back spinning the biggest summer hits from the decades. From Margaritaville to Wipe Out- we'll be playing your favorites!  Listen to song clips, match them to your card and you could win a gift card on us!  Try your hand at some music trivia too!  Sing, dance, ...read more
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*Mr. Jon and Friends Live Concert - Online
10:00 am
*Mr. Jon and Friends Live Concert - Online
Friday, Aug. 21, 10:00 am*Mr. Jon and Friends
Online - Cromwell Belden Library Facebook Page
This program is being hosted by the Cromwell Belden Library, please visit their Facebook page at the time of the program to view the event.This concert promises a mix of songs, rhymes, a book- even a wacky puppet pal, George the Monkey- all from Mr. Jon, Parents' Choice Award-winning musician! J...read more
Virtual Storytime with Miss Carine - Online with Zoom
11:00 a.m.
Virtual Storytime with Miss Carine - Online with Zoom
Friday, Aug. 21, 11:00 a.m.
(Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at 11:00 a.m.)
Virtual Storytime wi
Online - Zoom
Your children don't have to miss out on a great storytime just because the library is closed!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 fo...read more
One on One Tech Help - Online or via Phone
2:00 pm
One on One Tech Help - Online or via Phone
Friday, Aug. 21, 2:00 pm
(Monday, Wednesday, and Fridays from 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.)
One on One Tech Help
Online - Zoom
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 will be conducted on Zoom or via phone. Please register and Mike will reach out via e-mail...read more

BYOC - Bring Your Own Craft - Online
6:30 pm
BYOC - Bring Your Own Craft - Online
Friday, Aug. 21, 6:30 pm
(Fridays at 6:30 pm)
BYOC - Bring Your Ow
Online - Zoom
Friends don't let friends craft alone! Beginning Friday, July 17th @ 6:30 pm, join us online for an evening of crafting and chatting! Bring a beverage of your choice and whatever craft suits your fancy that day. Are you stuck on a craft? Maybe one of us can help! B.Y.O.C. is part ...read more
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Virtual Storytime with Miss Carine - Online with Zoom
11:00 a.m.
Virtual Storytime with Miss Carine - Online with Zoom
Monday, Aug. 24, 11:00 a.m.
(Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at 11:00 a.m.)
Virtual Storytime wi
Online - Zoom
Your children don't have to miss out on a great storytime just because the library is closed!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 fo...read more
Cora Take and Make Kit
1:00 p.m.
 Cora Take and Make Kit
Monday, Aug. 24, 1:00 p.m.Cora Take and Make K
Cora J. Belden Library - Other
Looking for a fun activity for your kids?  Pick up a Cora Take and Make Kit.  Each week we will have a different craft or activity in it, available by Monday at 1 p.m. Sign up by the Monday of that week to get a kit for that week.  Limited number of kits each week.  Recommended f...read more

or call 860-258-7623.
One on One Tech Help - Online or via Phone
2:00 pm
One on One Tech Help - Online or via Phone
Monday, Aug. 24, 2:00 pm
(Monday, Wednesday, and Fridays from 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.)
One on One Tech Help
Online - Zoom
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 will be conducted on Zoom or via phone. Please register and Mike will reach out via e-mail...read more

Downloading E-books 101
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
 Downloading E-books 101
Monday, Aug. 24, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PMDownloading E-books
Online - Zoom
Not sure if it's safe yet to come to the library? Read free e-books in the safety of your own home! In this beginners' class, we will go over how to use Overdrive/Libby and RB Digital to check out free e-books and digital audiobooks!Registration is required to receive the Zoom ID. Please sig...read more
Music and Movement Online with Zoom!
6:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Music and Movement Online with Zoom!
Monday, Aug. 24, 6:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.Music and Movement O
Online - Zoom
Join the fun with rhymes, a story and songs from your favorite artists that get you moving.  Recommended for families with children birth to 5 years.Registration is required to obtain the meeting ID and password for Zoom, which you will receive via e-mail. Please download the “Zoom C...read more
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Virtual Job Support Meeting
9:30 am
 Virtual Job Support Meeting
Tuesday, Aug. 25, 9:30 am
(7/28, 8/11, 8/25, 9/8, 9/15, 9/29 at 9:30 am)
Virtual Job Support
Online - Zoom
Sign up to participate in a group conversation and discuss job search strategies. Hear about library resources that can help you enhance your resume, obtain certifications and much more. Sessions held every other Tuesday at 9:30 am. Register online or call the Library’s Information Desk at 860...read more
Zoom talk with Dr. Nicole Klughers: The Not So Sweet Truth About Sugar
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Zoom talk with Dr. Nicole Klughers: The Not So Sweet Truth About Sugar
Tuesday, Aug. 25, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PMZoom talk with Dr. N
Online - Zoom
Today, there is added sugar in everything. Some of the sources are obvious: soda, cookies, and ice cream. Others are more hidden: cereal, yogurt, bread, salad dressings and sauces. Sugar not only causes weight gain, it is linked to a long list of health issues including diabetes, heart disease, prem...read more
I Am Not Dying With You Tonight- LIVE Author Event
7:00 PM
I Am Not Dying With You Tonight- LIVE Author Event
Tuesday, Aug. 25, 7:00 PMI Am Not Dying With
Cora J. Belden Library - Other
Read the book and join us for a very special author visit. Two Girls. Two Different Backgrounds. One Chaotic Night.  An NAACP Image Award Nominee, I'm Not Dying with You Tonight follows two teen girls―one black, one white―who have to confront their own assumptions about ...read more
Pajama Storytime Live with Miss Carine - Online with Zoom
7:00 p.m.
Pajama Storytime Live with Miss Carine - Online with Zoom
Tuesday, Aug. 25, 7:00 p.m.
(Tuesdays at 7:00 p.m.)
Pajama Storytime Liv
Online - Zoom
Our Pajama Storytime Live! Program allows you and your child to enjoy bedtime stories and songs from the comfort of your own home. Storytime helps your child gain prereading skills and improve their fine and large motor skills as well. This is a family program for babies or children and their parent...read more
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Teen Volunteering
 Teen Volunteering
Wednesday, Aug. 26Teen Volunteering
Cora J. Belden Library - Other
Virtual Teen Volunteer OpportunitiesFor Ages 13+ Thank you for your interest in volunteering with us this summer!  All of our volunteer opportunities will be virtual. Work independently or engage with peers and earn community service hours.  You can make a positive diff...read more
Virtual Storytime with Miss Carine - Online with Zoom
11:00 a.m.
Virtual Storytime with Miss Carine - Online with Zoom
Wednesday, Aug. 26, 11:00 a.m.
(Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at 11:00 a.m.)
Virtual Storytime wi
Online - Zoom
Your children don't have to miss out on a great storytime just because the library is closed!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 fo...read more
One on One Tech Help - Online or via Phone
2:00 pm
One on One Tech Help - Online or via Phone
Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2:00 pm
(Monday, Wednesday, and Fridays from 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.)
One on One Tech Help
Online - Zoom
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 will be conducted on Zoom or via phone. Please register and Mike will reach out via e-mail...read more

or call 860-258-7623.
Reader’s Theatre 2.0- Live on Zoom
2:30 PM - 4 PM
Reader’s Theatre 2.0- Live on Zoom
Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2:30 PM - 4 PMReader’s Theat
Online - Zoom
Reader's Theatre just got a reboot! Even though we can't meet at the library, the show must go on! Join us for a second summer as we rehearse and put on a different play in less than 2 hours each week! No costumes or props. We provide the scripts and you come ready to act your heart out...read more

or call 860-258-7623.
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Practice Zoom Class
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
 Practice Zoom Class
Thursday, Aug. 27, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PMPractice Zoom Class
Online - Zoom
Join us for a practice Zoom session. We'll go over some of the different functions on Zoom like how to control your video and audio and share your screen with others. This is a great way to stay connected with friends and family during the pandemic, while maintaining social distance.Registration...read more

or call 860-258-7623.
"Upstander" Documentary Discussion with Alicia Farrell, PhD
6:00 PM
"Upstander" Documentary Discussion with Alicia Farrell, PhD
Thursday, Aug. 27, 6:00 PMUpstander Documentar
Online - Zoom
UPSTANDERS is a documentary by IndieFlix that explores cyber-bullying, bullying among friends, families, co-workers and the brain science behind it all.The film highlights new laws and programs already reducing bullying in schools and shows us how we can learn to make a difference together to create...read more
Minecraft Club: Grades K - 8
6:30 pm
 Minecraft Club: Grades K - 8
Thursday, Aug. 27, 6:30 pm
(Every Thursday at 6:30 Through August 27)
Minecraft Club: Grad
Online - Library Minecraft Server
Do you love Minecraft? Join us weekly for our summer Minecraft Club every Thursday at 6:30 pm for grades K - 8 and have some fun with fellow Minecrafters on the library’s very own Creative Server. Please register using an e-mail address to gain access to the Minecraft server, which is located ...read more
Buying a New Computer 101 - Online with Zoom
6:30 pm
Buying a New Computer 101 - Online with Zoom
Thursday, Aug. 27, 6:30 pmBuying a New Compute
Online - Zoom
Are you in the market for a new computer or laptop but you don’t know the difference between an HDD and an SSD, or 4GB of RAM vs. 16GB of RAM? Are you worried that a salesperson may try to talk you into spending more than you need to? Join us via Zoom for this technology training class to lear...read more
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Virtual Storytime with Miss Carine - Online with Zoom
11:00 a.m.
Virtual Storytime with Miss Carine - Online with Zoom
Friday, Aug. 28, 11:00 a.m.
(Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at 11:00 a.m.)
Virtual Storytime wi
Online - Zoom
Your children don't have to miss out on a great storytime just because the library is closed!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 fo...read more
One on One Tech Help - Online or via Phone
2:00 pm
One on One Tech Help - Online or via Phone
Friday, Aug. 28, 2:00 pm
(Monday, Wednesday, and Fridays from 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.)
One on One Tech Help
Online - Zoom
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 will be conducted on Zoom or via phone. Please register and Mike will reach out via e-mail...read more

or call 860-258-7623.
BYOC - Bring Your Own Craft - Online
6:30 pm
BYOC - Bring Your Own Craft - Online
Friday, Aug. 28, 6:30 pm
(Fridays at 6:30 pm)
BYOC - Bring Your Ow
Online - Zoom
Friends don't let friends craft alone! Beginning Friday, July 17th @ 6:30 pm, join us online for an evening of crafting and chatting! Bring a beverage of your choice and whatever craft suits your fancy that day. Are you stuck on a craft? Maybe one of us can help! B.Y.O.C. is part ...read more
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Summer Community Coloring Event Ends!
Summer Community Coloring Event Ends!
Monday, Aug. 31, Summer Community Col
Online
Submit your coloring or artwork anytime during the month of August and get entered into a chance to win a gift card to Scoops & Sprinkles!  Your art can be submitted anytime by e-mail to mmurphy@rockyhillct.gov or by mailing to the library. All forms of submissions are acceptable - scan and...read more
Virtual Storytime with Miss Carine - Online with Zoom
11:00 a.m.
Virtual Storytime with Miss Carine - Online with Zoom
Monday, Aug. 31, 11:00 a.m.
(Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at 11:00 a.m.)
Virtual Storytime wi
Online - Zoom
Your children don't have to miss out on a great storytime just because the library is closed!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 fo...read more
Cora Take and Make Kit
1:00 p.m.
 Cora Take and Make Kit
Monday, Aug. 31, 1:00 p.m.Cora Take and Make K
Cora J. Belden Library - Other
Looking for a fun activity for your kids?  Pick up a Cora Take and Make Kit.  Each week we will have a different craft or activity in it, available by Monday at 1 p.m. Sign up by the Monday of that week to get a kit for that week.  Limited number of kits each week.  Recommended f...read more

or call 860-258-7623.
One on One Tech Help - Online or via Phone
2:00 pm
One on One Tech Help - Online or via Phone
Monday, Aug. 31, 2:00 pm
(Monday, Wednesday, and Fridays from 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.)
One on One Tech Help
Online - Zoom
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 will be conducted on Zoom or via phone. Please register and Mike will reach out via e-mail...read more

or call 860-258-7623.
Downloading E-books 101
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
 Downloading E-books 101
Monday, Aug. 31, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PMDownloading E-books
Online - Zoom
Not sure if it's safe yet to come to the library? Read free e-books in the safety of your own home! In this beginners' class, we will go over how to use Overdrive/Libby and RB Digital to check out free e-books and digital audiobooks!Registration is required to receive the Zoom ID. Please sig...read more
Music and Movement Online with Zoom!
6:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Music and Movement Online with Zoom!
Monday, Aug. 31, 6:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.Music and Movement O
Online - Zoom
Join the fun with rhymes, a story and songs from your favorite artists that get you moving.  Recommended for families with children birth to 5 years.Registration is required to obtain the meeting ID and password for Zoom, which you will receive via e-mail. Please download the “Zoom C...read more
     
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