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Free Play Fri-yay!
10:30am-11:30am
 Free Play Fri-yay!
Friday, Mar. 1, 10:30am-11:30am
Cora J. Belden Library - Stepney Room
Drop in for free play with an assortment of toys provided by the library.  This is a great way to practice social and emotional skills including sharing and respecting each other. Recommended for toddlers and preschoolers with an adult. No registration necessary.  Please do not attend...read more
One on One Tech Help
2:00 pm
 One on One Tech Help
Friday, Mar. 1, 2:00 pm
(Monday, Wednesday, and Fridays from 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.)
One on One Tech Help
Hybrid Program (In Person or 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 can be conducted in person or online via Zoom. Please register and Mike will reach out via...read more

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Playgroup Plus
10:30am-11:30am
 Playgroup Plus
Saturday, Mar. 2, 10:30am-11:30amPlaygroup Plus
Cora J. Belden Library - Stepney Room
Drop in and join us for stories, songs, bubbles and more! Stay for free play after the storytime.  The library will provide an assortment of toys. For babies, toddlers and preschoolers with an adult. No registration necessary.  Please do not attend if you or your child are not feeling...read more
Get Ready for the Solar Eclipse!
2:00 pm- 3:30 pm
Get Ready for the Solar Eclipse!
Saturday, Mar. 2, 2:00 pm- 3:30 pmGet Ready for the So
Cora J. Belden Library - Stepney Room
Are you ready for the solar eclipse?  Join us for a hands-on, instructional program taught by Chris from the Astronomical Society of Greater Hartford.  Participants will learn about the upcoming eclipse and will be able to make their own eclipse viewer.  Eclipse glasses will...read more

or call 860-258-7623.
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Pre-Preschool Circle Time
10:00-11:00 a.m.
 Pre-Preschool Circle Time
Monday, Mar. 4, 10:00-11:00 a.m.
Cora J. Belden Library - Program Room
Join us for circle time where we’ll practice some developmental skills to help familiarize children, ages 2½ – 4, with topics related to preschool! Activities will include colors, numbers, letters, days of the week, sharing and socializing, and a themed craft!Ages 2...read more

One on One Tech Help
2:00 pm
 One on One Tech Help
Monday, Mar. 4, 2:00 pm
(Monday, Wednesday, and Fridays from 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.)
One on One Tech Help
Hybrid Program (In Person or 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 can be conducted in person or online via Zoom. Please register and Mike will reach out via...read more

Music and Movement
6:30 p.m. -7:15 p.m.
 Music and Movement
Monday, Mar. 4, 6:30 p.m. -7:15 p.m.
(Mondays, 6:30pm except Holidays)
Music and Movement
Cora J. Belden Library - Stepney Room
Stories, songs, dancing & more! Music develops listening skills, awareness of rhythm and sound which helps develop early literacy skills.   Fun for families with children 2 to 5 yrs.  Register for reminders.
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Adult Knitting
11 am - 12:30 pm
 Adult Knitting
Tuesday, Mar. 5, 11 am - 12:30 pm
(Tuesdays 11 am - 12:30 pm)
Adult Knitting
Cora J. Belden Library - Stepney Room
Join our Adult Knitters! Knitting, crochet, sewing, cross stitch, spinning or weaving it’s all good!Grab whatever project you’re working on and join us for some fiber fun. Newbies are welcome! 
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Montessori Group & Storytime
10:30am-11:30am
 Montessori Group & Storytime
Wednesday, Mar. 6, 10:30am-11:30am
(March 6, March 20, April 3, April 17, May 8, May 22)
Montessori Group & S
Cora J. Belden Library - Stepney Room
Learn how to use Montessori principles in your daily routines to create a Montessori friendly home environment, develop practical life skills, language development and literacy, math skills and social skills with your children.  Meets March 6, March 20, April 3, April 17, May 8, May 22.  R...read more

One on One Tech Help
2:00 pm
 One on One Tech Help
Wednesday, Mar. 6, 2:00 pm
(Monday, Wednesday, and Fridays from 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.)
One on One Tech Help
Hybrid Program (In Person or 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 can be conducted in person or online via Zoom. Please register and Mike will reach out via...read more

Virtual Author Talk - Nina Totenberg
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Virtual Author Talk - Nina Totenberg
Wednesday, Mar. 6, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PMVirtual Author Talk
Online - Zoom
You are invited to an intimate conversation with Nina Totenberg as she talks about her nearly fifty-year friendship with Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and her book Dinners With Ruth: A Memoir on the Power of Friendships, an extraordinary account of two women who paved the way for fu...read more
Teen Volunteering - Kids Chess Club
6:15pm-7:45pm
Teen Volunteering - Kids Chess Club
Wednesday, Mar. 6, 6:15pm-7:45pm
Cora J. Belden Library - Stepney Room
Volunteer to help with the Kids Chess Club. Must know how to play chess to volunteer. We need help setting up, assisting kids with playing chess.  Please arrive promptly at the designated time and sign in at the adult reference desk.  Then report to the children's area for instructions...read more

Kids Chess Club
6:30 p.m. -7:30 p.m.
 Kids Chess Club
Wednesday, Mar. 6, 6:30 p.m. -7:30 p.m.
(1st Wednesday of the month, 6:30pm)
Kids Chess Club
Cora J. Belden Library - Stepney Room
Join us for this chess club for kids, facilitated by Derek Caelin. Learn to play with other chess players.  Chess boards from around the world will be featured.  Recommended for children ages 5-10 who are Chess Beginners- already know the basic rules of chess and can complete a game withou...read more

or call 860-258-7623.
Mystery Book Discussion - In Person
6:30 pm- 7:30 pm
Mystery Book Discussion - In Person
Wednesday, Mar. 6, 6:30 pm- 7:30 pmMystery Book Discuss
Cora J. Belden Library - Program Room
Come join our monthly Mystery Book Discussion! This month, we will be reading The Killing Hills by Chris Offuttt.  Extra copies of the book will be available to checkout from the library. Please contact the Information Desk at 860-258-7623 with any questions. Registration is requested...read more
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Baby Bop
9:45
 Baby Bop
Thursday, Mar. 7, 9:45
Cora J. Belden Library - Stepney Room
Thursdays, January 11 - June 139:45AM - 10:45AMGet little bodies moving with lap bounces, tickles, lifting songs and rhymes. Then enjoy baby playtime. Recommended for familieswith babies to 18 months old. No registration required.
ESOL- Conversational English Group
10:30 am - 12 pm
ESOL- Conversational English Group
Thursday, Mar. 7, 10:30 am - 12 pmESOL- Conversational
Cora J. Belden Library - Program Room
Join us Thursdays for our English for Speakers of Other Languages Group. Our goal is to prepare participants for success in society through the development of cultural awareness and English language proficiency in listening, speaking and reading. This is a drop-in program, no registration is re...read more
Reception for YAM
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
 Reception for YAM
Thursday, Mar. 7, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Cora J. Belden Library - Stepney Room
Opening reception for Rocky Hill Youth Art Show featuring students' art, Jazz by the Jazz Band, Food by Culinary and Fashion and Tech. 
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Free Play Fri-yay!
10:30am-11:30am
 Free Play Fri-yay!
Friday, Mar. 8, 10:30am-11:30am
Cora J. Belden Library - Stepney Room
Drop in for free play with an assortment of toys provided by the library.  This is a great way to practice social and emotional skills including sharing and respecting each other. Recommended for toddlers and preschoolers with an adult. No registration necessary.  Please do not attend...read more
One on One Tech Help
2:00 pm
 One on One Tech Help
Friday, Mar. 8, 2:00 pm
(Monday, Wednesday, and Fridays from 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.)
One on One Tech Help
Hybrid Program (In Person or 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 can be conducted in person or online via Zoom. Please register and Mike will reach out via...read more

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Playgroup Plus
10:30am-11:30am
 Playgroup Plus
Saturday, Mar. 9, 10:30am-11:30amPlaygroup Plus
Cora J. Belden Library - Stepney Room
Drop in and join us for stories, songs, bubbles and more! Stay for free play after the storytime.  The library will provide an assortment of toys. For babies, toddlers and preschoolers with an adult. No registration necessary.  Please do not attend if you or your child are not feeling...read more
R.E.A.D to a Dog!
2:00-2:15 pm
 R.E.A.D to a Dog!
Saturday, Mar. 9, 2:00-2:15 pm
(Second Saturday of each month, 15 minute slot between 2-4 PM)
R.E.A.D to a Dog!
Cora J. Belden Library - Program Room
Children needing help building confidence in their reading are invited to practice reading aloud in a short, 15-minute session with a therapy dog trained through the R.E.A.D. program. Every second Saturday of the month.Recommended for children ages 6-10. Online registration required.

R.E.A.D to a Dog!
2:15-2:30 pm
 R.E.A.D to a Dog!
Saturday, Mar. 9, 2:15-2:30 pm
(Second Saturday of each month, 15 minute slot between 2-4 PM)
R.E.A.D to a Dog!
Cora J. Belden Library - Program Room
Children needing help building confidence in their reading are invited to practice reading aloud in a short, 15-minute session with a therapy dog trained through the R.E.A.D. program. Every second Saturday of the month.Recommended for children ages 6-10. Online registration required.
R.E.A.D to a Dog!
2:30-2:45 pm
 R.E.A.D to a Dog!
Saturday, Mar. 9, 2:30-2:45 pm
(Second Saturday of each month, 15 minute slot between 2-4 PM)
R.E.A.D to a Dog!
Cora J. Belden Library - Program Room
Children needing help building confidence in their reading are invited to practice reading aloud in a short, 15-minute session with a therapy dog trained through the R.E.A.D. program. Every second Saturday of the month.Recommended for children ages 6-10. Online registration required.
R.E.A.D to a Dog!
2:45-3:00 pm
 R.E.A.D to a Dog!
Saturday, Mar. 9, 2:45-3:00 pm
(Second Saturday of each month, 15 minute slot between 2-4 PM)
R.E.A.D to a Dog!
Cora J. Belden Library - Program Room
Children needing help building confidence in their reading are invited to practice reading aloud in a short, 15-minute session with a therapy dog trained through the R.E.A.D. program. Every second Saturday of the month.Recommended for children ages 6-10. Online registration required.
R.E.A.D to a Dog!
3:00-3:15 pm
 R.E.A.D to a Dog!
Saturday, Mar. 9, 3:00-3:15 pm
(Second Saturday of each month, 15 minute slot between 2-4 PM)
R.E.A.D to a Dog!
Cora J. Belden Library - Program Room
Children needing help building confidence in their reading are invited to practice reading aloud in a short, 15-minute session with a therapy dog trained through the R.E.A.D. program. Every second Saturday of the month.Recommended for children ages 6-10. Online registration required.
R.E.A.D to a Dog!
3:15-3:30 pm
 R.E.A.D to a Dog!
Saturday, Mar. 9, 3:15-3:30 pm
(Second Saturday of each month, 15 minute slot between 2-4 PM)
R.E.A.D to a Dog!
Cora J. Belden Library - Program Room
Children needing help building confidence in their reading are invited to practice reading aloud in a short, 15-minute session with a therapy dog trained through the R.E.A.D. program. Every second Saturday of the month.Recommended for children ages 6-10. Online registration required.
R.E.A.D to a Dog!
3:30-3:45 pm
 R.E.A.D to a Dog!
Saturday, Mar. 9, 3:30-3:45 pm
(Second Saturday of each month, 15 minute slot between 2-4 PM)
R.E.A.D to a Dog!
Cora J. Belden Library - Program Room
Children needing help building confidence in their reading are invited to practice reading aloud in a short, 15-minute session with a therapy dog trained through the R.E.A.D. program. Every second Saturday of the month.Recommended for children ages 6-10. Online registration required.
R.E.A.D to a Dog!
3:45-4:00 pm
 R.E.A.D to a Dog!
Saturday, Mar. 9, 3:45-4:00 pm
(Second Saturday of each month, 15 minute slot between 2-4 PM)
R.E.A.D to a Dog!
Cora J. Belden Library - Program Room
Children needing help building confidence in their reading are invited to practice reading aloud in a short, 15-minute session with a therapy dog trained through the R.E.A.D. program. Every second Saturday of the month.Recommended for children ages 6-10. Online registration required.
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Pre-Preschool Circle Time
10:00-11:00 a.m.
 Pre-Preschool Circle Time
Monday, Mar. 11, 10:00-11:00 a.m.
Cora J. Belden Library - Program Room
Join us for circle time where we’ll practice some developmental skills to help familiarize children, ages 2½ – 4, with topics related to preschool! Activities will include colors, numbers, letters, days of the week, sharing and socializing, and a themed craft!Ages 2...read more
One on One Tech Help
2:00 pm
 One on One Tech Help
Monday, Mar. 11, 2:00 pm
(Monday, Wednesday, and Fridays from 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.)
One on One Tech Help
Hybrid Program (In Person or 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 can be conducted in person or online via Zoom. Please register and Mike will reach out via...read more

Music and Movement
6:30 p.m. -7:15 p.m.
 Music and Movement
Monday, Mar. 11, 6:30 p.m. -7:15 p.m.
(Mondays, 6:30pm except Holidays)
Music and Movement
Cora J. Belden Library - Stepney Room
Stories, songs, dancing & more! Music develops listening skills, awareness of rhythm and sound which helps develop early literacy skills.   Fun for families with children 2 to 5 yrs.  Register for reminders.
Friends of the Library Meeting
6:30 pm
 Friends of the Library Meeting
Monday, Mar. 11, 6:30 pmFriends of the Libra
Rocky Hill Senior/Community Center
Come join us at our Friends of the Rocky Hill Library meeting at our new location- next door to the library at the Rocky Hill Senior/Community Center in Room 1A. Our new meetings will be held the second Monday of each month at 6:30 pm. We promise we are a fun and welcoming bunch. Join us and hear ab...read more
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Adult Knitting
11 am - 12:30 pm
 Adult Knitting
Tuesday, Mar. 12, 11 am - 12:30 pm
(Tuesdays 11 am - 12:30 pm)
Adult Knitting
Cora J. Belden Library - Stepney Room
Join our Adult Knitters! Knitting, crochet, sewing, cross stitch, spinning or weaving it’s all good!Grab whatever project you’re working on and join us for some fiber fun. Newbies are welcome! 
Dr. Nicole Klughers- Heart Health
6:00 pm- 7:00 pm
Dr. Nicole Klughers- Heart Health
Tuesday, Mar. 12, 6:00 pm- 7:00 pmDr. Nicole Klughers-
Online - Zoom
“ Your health is the most precious asset you have. There is nothing more important than getting proactive about your health, investing in your well-being, and choosing a lifestyle that allows your body to be a symbol of longevity, strength and vitality." -Dr. Nicole Klughers, Naturopathic...read more
Cookbook Club - St. Patrick’s Day
6:30 pm
Cookbook Club - St. Patrick’s Day
Tuesday, Mar. 12, 6:30 pmCookbook Club - St.
Cora J. Belden Library - Stepney Room
Join us for another Cookbook Club, where we get together each month to share great food, conversations, and ideas on cooking! This month, the theme will be 'St. Patrick's Day'. Find or create a recipe, bring in the dish on the night of the program, and join us for a fun evening! Please r...read more
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One on One Tech Help
2:00 pm
 One on One Tech Help
Wednesday, Mar. 13, 2:00 pm
(Monday, Wednesday, and Fridays from 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.)
One on One Tech Help
Hybrid Program (In Person or 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 can be conducted in person or online via Zoom. Please register and Mike will reach out via...read more

Teen Time - Kandinsky Inspired Circle Painting
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Teen Time - Kandinsky Inspired Circle Painting
Wednesday, Mar. 13, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pmTeen Time - Kandinsk
Cora J. Belden Library - Stepney Room
Wednesday, March 136PMUse watercolors and other materials to make a circle painting based on Wassily Kandinsky's masterpiece, and learn a little about this innovative artist! Open to kids and teens grades 6-12.

or call 860-258-7623.
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Baby Bop
9:45
 Baby Bop
Thursday, Mar. 14, 9:45
Cora J. Belden Library - Stepney Room
Thursdays, January 11 - June 139:45AM - 10:45AMGet little bodies moving with lap bounces, tickles, lifting songs and rhymes. Then enjoy baby playtime. Recommended for familieswith babies to 18 months old. No registration required.
ESOL- Conversational English Group
10:30 am - 12 pm
ESOL- Conversational English Group
Thursday, Mar. 14, 10:30 am - 12 pmESOL- Conversational
Cora J. Belden Library - Program Room
Join us Thursdays for our English for Speakers of Other Languages Group. Our goal is to prepare participants for success in society through the development of cultural awareness and English language proficiency in listening, speaking and reading. This is a drop-in program, no registration is re...read more
Virtual Author Talk - Christopher Paolini
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Virtual Author Talk - Christopher Paolini
Thursday, Mar. 14, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PMVirtual Author Talk
Online - Zoom
Join us as we chat with master storyteller and internationally bestselling author Christopher Paolini about his return to the World of Eragon with Murtagh, a stunning continuation of the epic fantasy. In this gripping novel starring one of the most popular characters from Ch...read more
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Free Play Fri-yay!
10:30am-11:30am
 Free Play Fri-yay!
Friday, Mar. 15, 10:30am-11:30am
Cora J. Belden Library - Stepney Room
Drop in for free play with an assortment of toys provided by the library.  This is a great way to practice social and emotional skills including sharing and respecting each other. Recommended for toddlers and preschoolers with an adult. No registration necessary.  Please do not attend...read more
2nd Annual Library Mini Golf- Adult Night
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
2nd Annual Library Mini Golf- Adult Night
Friday, Mar. 15, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM2nd Annual Library M
Cora J. Belden Library
2nd Annual Mini Golf Fundraiser! Friday night the library will be transformed into an 18-hole miniature golf course and you're invited to the party!Don't miss out on this great night of food, friends, music and golf!  Registration opens 2/14. Adults Only Tournament: Friday, Ma...read more

or call 8602587623.
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2nd Annual Library Mini Golf- All Ages!
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
2nd Annual Library Mini Golf- All Ages!
Saturday, Mar. 16, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.2nd Annual Library M
Cora J. Belden Library
2nd Annual Mini Golf Fundraiser! All Ages Welcome!For this very special weekend the library will be transformed into an 18-hole miniature golf course! Saturday, March 16: 10 am - 4 pm and  Sunday, March 17 10 am - 2 pmThis is a fun-family event you don't want to miss!  The cost is...read more
Teen Volunteering: Mini Golf
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
 Teen Volunteering: Mini Golf
Saturday, Mar. 16, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PMTeen Volunteering: M
Cora J. Belden Library - Stepney Room
Teen Volunteer Opportunity! 18-hole indoor mini golf event! We are looking for some teens to help us with a mini golf event.  We are looking for teens to monitor a coat room, and possibly take pictures of the event. All volunteers can play for free at the end of their shift! It's reall...read more
NO PLAYGROUP PLUS TODAY
10:30 am - 11:30 am
 NO PLAYGROUP PLUS TODAY
Saturday, Mar. 16, 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Cora J. Belden Library - Stepney Room
Due to the mini golf event, there will not be a Playgroup Plus program this morning. We encourage you to come in and check out the 18-hole mini golf course that will be set up inside the library! It's super fun for all ages!
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2nd Annual Library Mini Golf- All Ages!
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
2nd Annual Library Mini Golf- All Ages!
Sunday, Mar. 17, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.2nd Annual Library M
Cora J. Belden Library
2nd Annual Mini Golf Fundraiser! All Ages Welcome!For this very special weekend the library will be transformed into an 18-hole miniature golf course! Saturday, March 16: 10 am - 4 pm and  Sunday, March 17 10 am - 2 pmThis is a fun-family event you don't want to miss!  The cost is...read more
Teen Volunteering: Mini Golf
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
 Teen Volunteering: Mini Golf
Sunday, Mar. 17, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PMTeen Volunteering: M
Cora J. Belden Library - Stepney Room
Teen Volunteer Opportunity! 18-hole indoor mini golf event! We are looking for some teens to help us with a mini golf event.  We are looking for teens to monitor a coat room, and possibly take pictures of the event. All volunteers can play for free at the end of their shift! It's reall...read more
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Pre-Preschool Circle Time
10:00-11:00 a.m.
 Pre-Preschool Circle Time
Monday, Mar. 18, 10:00-11:00 a.m.
Cora J. Belden Library - Program Room
Join us for circle time where we’ll practice some developmental skills to help familiarize children, ages 2½ – 4, with topics related to preschool! Activities will include colors, numbers, letters, days of the week, sharing and socializing, and a themed craft!Ages 2...read more

One on One Tech Help
2:00 pm
 One on One Tech Help
Monday, Mar. 18, 2:00 pm
(Monday, Wednesday, and Fridays from 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.)
One on One Tech Help
Hybrid Program (In Person or 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 can be conducted in person or online via Zoom. Please register and Mike will reach out via...read more

Music and Movement
6:30 p.m. -7:15 p.m.
 Music and Movement
Monday, Mar. 18, 6:30 p.m. -7:15 p.m.
(Mondays, 6:30pm except Holidays)
Music and Movement
Cora J. Belden Library - Stepney Room
Stories, songs, dancing & more! Music develops listening skills, awareness of rhythm and sound which helps develop early literacy skills.   Fun for families with children 2 to 5 yrs.  Register for reminders.
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Adult Knitting
11 am - 12:30 pm
 Adult Knitting
Tuesday, Mar. 19, 11 am - 12:30 pm
(Tuesdays 11 am - 12:30 pm)
Adult Knitting
Cora J. Belden Library - Stepney Room
Join our Adult Knitters! Knitting, crochet, sewing, cross stitch, spinning or weaving it’s all good!Grab whatever project you’re working on and join us for some fiber fun. Newbies are welcome! 
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Montessori Group & Storytime
10:30am-11:30am
 Montessori Group & Storytime
Wednesday, Mar. 20, 10:30am-11:30am
(March 6, March 20, April 3, April 17, May 8, May 22)
Montessori Group & S
Cora J. Belden Library - Stepney Room
Learn how to use Montessori principles in your daily routines to create a Montessori friendly home environment, develop practical life skills, language development and literacy, math skills and social skills with your children.  Meets March 6, March 20, April 3, April 17, May 8, May 22.  R...read more
One on One Tech Help
2:00 pm
 One on One Tech Help
Wednesday, Mar. 20, 2:00 pm
(Monday, Wednesday, and Fridays from 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.)
One on One Tech Help
Hybrid Program (In Person or 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 can be conducted in person or online via Zoom. Please register and Mike will reach out via...read more

Millennials Book Club!
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
 Millennials Book Club!
Wednesday, Mar. 20, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pmMillennials Book Clu
Cora J. Belden Library - Program Room
Wednesday, March 206PMThe Berry Pickers by Amanda PetersJoin us on the 3rd Wednesday of each month at 6PM to discuss our book pick, visit with other millennials, and update our book log bookmarks! Ages 25-40 welcome!  Sign up to receive info on when and where ...read more

or call 860-258-7623.
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Baby Bop
9:45
 Baby Bop
Thursday, Mar. 21, 9:45
Cora J. Belden Library - Stepney Room
Thursdays, January 11 - June 139:45AM - 10:45AMGet little bodies moving with lap bounces, tickles, lifting songs and rhymes. Then enjoy baby playtime. Recommended for familieswith babies to 18 months old. No registration required.
ESOL- Conversational English Group
10:30 am - 12 pm
ESOL- Conversational English Group
Thursday, Mar. 21, 10:30 am - 12 pmESOL- Conversational
Cora J. Belden Library - Program Room
Join us Thursdays for our English for Speakers of Other Languages Group. Our goal is to prepare participants for success in society through the development of cultural awareness and English language proficiency in listening, speaking and reading. This is a drop-in program, no registration is re...read more
Virtual Author Talk - Madeline Miller
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Virtual Author Talk - Madeline Miller
Thursday, Mar. 21, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PMVirtual Author Talk
Online - Zoom
You’re invited to a fascinating exploratory conversation with Madeline Miller, bestselling author of The Song of Achilles and Circe, as she chats with us about her body of work and her process in retelling Greek classics into modern epics in fiction. In The Song of Ach...read more
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Free Play Fri-yay!
10:30am-11:30am
 Free Play Fri-yay!
Friday, Mar. 22, 10:30am-11:30am
Cora J. Belden Library - Stepney Room
Drop in for free play with an assortment of toys provided by the library.  This is a great way to practice social and emotional skills including sharing and respecting each other. Recommended for toddlers and preschoolers with an adult. No registration necessary.  Please do not attend...read more
One on One Tech Help
2:00 pm
 One on One Tech Help
Friday, Mar. 22, 2:00 pm
(Monday, Wednesday, and Fridays from 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.)
One on One Tech Help
Hybrid Program (In Person or 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 can be conducted in person or online via Zoom. Please register and Mike will reach out via...read more

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Playgroup Plus
10:30am-11:30am
 Playgroup Plus
Saturday, Mar. 23, 10:30am-11:30amPlaygroup Plus
Cora J. Belden Library - Stepney Room
Drop in and join us for stories, songs, bubbles and more! Stay for free play after the storytime.  The library will provide an assortment of toys. For babies, toddlers and preschoolers with an adult. No registration necessary.  Please do not attend if you or your child are not feeling...read more
Festivals of India- A Children’s Dance and Collage Workshop
2:00 pm -2:50 pm
Festivals of India- A Children’s Dance and Collage Workshop
Saturday, Mar. 23, 2:00 pm -2:50 pmFestivals of India-
Cora J. Belden Library - Stepney Room
Discover the fascinating history and legends of important festivals celebrated by the Indian diaspora.  Participate in a community dance with Dandia sticks and then create a collage from the festival themes.Recommended for children ages 7-12. Limited space.  Please register one slot p...read more

or call 860-258-7623.
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Pre-Preschool Circle Time
10:00-11:00 a.m.
 Pre-Preschool Circle Time
Monday, Mar. 25, 10:00-11:00 a.m.
Cora J. Belden Library - Program Room
Join us for circle time where we’ll practice some developmental skills to help familiarize children, ages 2½ – 4, with topics related to preschool! Activities will include colors, numbers, letters, days of the week, sharing and socializing, and a themed craft!Ages 2...read more
One on One Tech Help
2:00 pm
 One on One Tech Help
Monday, Mar. 25, 2:00 pm
(Monday, Wednesday, and Fridays from 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.)
One on One Tech Help
Hybrid Program (In Person or 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 can be conducted in person or online via Zoom. Please register and Mike will reach out via...read more

Music and Movement
6:30 p.m. -7:15 p.m.
 Music and Movement
Monday, Mar. 25, 6:30 p.m. -7:15 p.m.
(Mondays, 6:30pm except Holidays)
Music and Movement
Cora J. Belden Library - Stepney Room
Stories, songs, dancing & more! Music develops listening skills, awareness of rhythm and sound which helps develop early literacy skills.   Fun for families with children 2 to 5 yrs.  Register for reminders.
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Adult Knitting
11 am - 12:30 pm
 Adult Knitting
Tuesday, Mar. 26, 11 am - 12:30 pm
(Tuesdays 11 am - 12:30 pm)
Adult Knitting
Cora J. Belden Library - Stepney Room
Join our Adult Knitters! Knitting, crochet, sewing, cross stitch, spinning or weaving it’s all good!Grab whatever project you’re working on and join us for some fiber fun. Newbies are welcome! 
CT Women’s Hall of Fame Talks on the Road: Overcoming No!
6:30 pm- 8:pm
CT Women’s Hall of Fame Talks on the Road: Overcoming No!
Tuesday, Mar. 26, 6:30 pm- 8:pmCT Women’s Hal
Cora J. Belden Library - Stepney Room
March is Women's History Month! Let's Celebrate with the Connecticut Women's Hall of Fame!Join us for an educational, inspirational, and interactive presentation that will engage and encourage you to explore women’s history.Has anyone ever told you that you couldn’t succeed? ...read more
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One on One Tech Help
2:00 pm
 One on One Tech Help
Wednesday, Mar. 27, 2:00 pm
(Monday, Wednesday, and Fridays from 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.)
One on One Tech Help
Hybrid Program (In Person or 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 can be conducted in person or online via Zoom. Please register and Mike will reach out via...read more

Teen Time - Anime Club
6:00 to 7:30 PM
 Teen Time - Anime Club
Wednesday, Mar. 27, 6:00 to 7:30 PMTeen Time - Anime Cl
Cora J. Belden Library - Program Room
Do you love to watch anime and read manga? Interested in learning more? Join us at the Rocky Hill Library for watch parties, discussions, and activities on the last Wednesday of each month!Snacks will be served!For teens ages 12 and up. 

or call 860-258-7623.
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Baby Bop
9:45
 Baby Bop
Thursday, Mar. 28, 9:45
Cora J. Belden Library - Stepney Room
Thursdays, January 11 - June 139:45AM - 10:45AMGet little bodies moving with lap bounces, tickles, lifting songs and rhymes. Then enjoy baby playtime. Recommended for familieswith babies to 18 months old. No registration required.
ESOL- Conversational English Group
10:30 am - 12 pm
ESOL- Conversational English Group
Thursday, Mar. 28, 10:30 am - 12 pmESOL- Conversational
Cora J. Belden Library - Program Room
Join us Thursdays for our English for Speakers of Other Languages Group. Our goal is to prepare participants for success in society through the development of cultural awareness and English language proficiency in listening, speaking and reading. This is a drop-in program, no registration is re...read more
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Library Closed
 Library Closed
Friday, Mar. 29
Cora J. Belden Library
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Playgroup Plus
10:30am-11:30am
 Playgroup Plus
Saturday, Mar. 30, 10:30am-11:30amPlaygroup Plus
Cora J. Belden Library - Stepney Room
Drop in and join us for stories, songs, bubbles and more! Stay for free play after the storytime.  The library will provide an assortment of toys. For babies, toddlers and preschoolers with an adult. No registration necessary.  Please do not attend if you or your child are not feeling...read more
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