Cora J. Belden Library

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One on One Tech Help
2:00 pm
 One on One Tech Help
Monday, Oct. 3, 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

DIY Spooky Halloween Pop-Up Card! Monday, October 3rd @ 4:30pm
4:30pm
DIY Spooky Halloween Pop-Up Card! Monday, October 3rd @ 4:30pm
Monday, Oct. 3, 4:30pmDIY Spooky Halloween
Cora J. Belden Library - Program Room
Boo!Halloween will be here before you know it!Join us in making this spooky-themed pop-up card!Recommended for children 5+ and their caregiver.Registration Required!

or call 860-258-7623.
Teen Volunteering- DIY Spooky Halloween Pop-Up Card!
4:30pm-5:30pm
Teen Volunteering- DIY Spooky Halloween Pop-Up Card!
Monday, Oct. 3, 4:30pm-5:30pmTeen Volunteering- D
Cora J. Belden Library - Stepney Room
Multiple teens are needed to help out with this event. Please arrive 30 minutes before the event for program set up and plan to stay 30 minutes after to clean up. The staff member in charge will let you know how you can participate. When you arrive please check in at the upstairs information desk.&n...read more

Kids Chess Club
6:30pm - 7:30pm
 Kids Chess Club
Monday, Oct. 3, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
(Mondays 6:30pm: September 12, October 3, November 7, December 5)
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.
Music and Movement
6:30 pm - 7:15pm
 Music and Movement
Monday, Oct. 3, 6:30 pm - 7:15pm
(Mondays 6:30 p.m., Oct. 3, Nov. 7, Dec. 5)
Music and Movement
Cora J. Belden Library - Program Room
LIsten to a story, move to the music, and practice balancing and moving your body. Music helps strengthen children’s listening skills and phonological awareness- the ability to hear the sounds in words of a spoken language, as well as math skills through rhythm and patterns. Come join the fun ...read more
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Adult Knitting & Crochet Drop-in
11:00am - 12:30pm
Adult Knitting & Crochet Drop-in
Tuesday, Oct. 4, 11:00am - 12:30pmAdult Knitting & Cro
Cora J. Belden Library - Stepney Room
Are you looking for a crafty gathering?Drop-in on Tuesdays mornings from 11 am-12:30 pm for our adult Knitting & Crochet Meet-up!We're not just knitting and crochet though,grab whatever fiber craft you're passionate about come on down for crafting and friendship!Beginners Welcome!
NEW DATE, NEW TIME: Stargazing with Astronomical Society of Greater Hartford
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
NEW DATE, NEW TIME: Stargazing with Astronomical Society of Greater Hartford
Tuesday, Oct. 4, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PMNEW DATE, NEW TIME:
Cora J. Belden Library - Stepney Room
We're back with a new date! Cross your fingers for clear skies and join us on October 4 at 7pm to view the night sky!Join us for an evening under the stars with the Astronomical Society of Greater Hartford! Volunteers from the Society will bring telescopes to share amazing sights in our summer n...read more
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Mother Goose on the Loose
10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
 Mother Goose on the Loose
Wednesday, Oct. 5, 10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
(Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m. September 14- November 2)
Mother Goose on the
Cora J. Belden Library - Stepney Room
Join us for some fun rhymes, songs and stories!This award winning literacy program helps children develop language, social and emotional and motor skills, and a love for learning.  Recommended for families with babies to 3 year old children. Please pre-register for reminders.Space is ...read more

or call 860-258-7623.
One on One Tech Help
2:00 pm
 One on One Tech Help
Wednesday, Oct. 5, 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

or call 860-258-7623.
Teen Volunteering- Book Pages Pumpkins for Kids
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Teen Volunteering- Book Pages Pumpkins for Kids
Wednesday, Oct. 5, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PMTeen Volunteering- B
Cora J. Belden Library - Stepney Room
Multiple teens are needed to help out with this event. Please arrive 30 minutes before the event for program set up and plan to stay 30 minutes after to clean up. The staff member in charge will let you know how you can participate. When you arrive please check in at the upstairs information desk.&n...read more

Book Pages Pumpkin for Kids!
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
 Book Pages Pumpkin for Kids!
Wednesday, Oct. 5, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pmBook Pages Pumpkin f
Cora J. Belden Library - Stepney Room
Wednesday, October 5 @ 6PM-7PMMake a festive fall pumpkin using an old book! Supplies included! Children ages 8+. Registration required.
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ESOL Conversation Group - In Person
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
ESOL Conversation Group - In Person
Thursday, Oct. 6, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PMESOL Conversation Gr
Cora J. Belden Library - Stepney Room
Are you looking to improve your English skills? Come join our English Conversation Group! The group will meet on Thursday morning at 10:30 am - 12 pm in the Stepney Room at the Cora J. Belden Library. This group is for Adult learners. Limited to 10 people.Please contact the Information Desk with any...read more

or call 860-258-7623.
RHHS Teen Council Meeting
3:00 -4:30 pm
 RHHS Teen Council Meeting
Thursday, Oct. 6, 3:00 -4:30 pm
(10/6, 12/15, 3/9, 6/1)
RHHS Teen Council Me
Cora J. Belden Library - Stepney Room
Become a Leader. Make an Impact. Join the RH Teen Council.The Rocky Hill Youth Services Bureau and The Cora J. Belden Library are looking for teens in grades 8-12 who have innovative ideas and a fresh perspective. Rocky Hill Teen Council is a special opportunity for motivated teen voluntee...read more
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Playgroup Plus
10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
 Playgroup Plus
Friday, Oct. 7, 10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
(Fridays, 10:15 a.m.)
Playgroup 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. This program will be limited to first come, first served basis. Tick...read more
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Playgroup Plus
10:15 am - 11:00 am
 Playgroup Plus
Saturday, Oct. 8, 10:15 am - 11:00 amPlaygroup 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. This program will be limited to first come, first served basis. Tick...read more
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Library Closed
 Library Closed
Monday, Oct. 10
Cora J. Belden Library
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Career Counselor - Virtual
9:30 am
 Career Counselor - Virtual
Tuesday, Oct. 11, 9:30 amCareer Counselor - V
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, October 7 for a 9:30, 10:00 or 10:30 am appointment or cal...read more

Career Counselor - Virtual
10:00 am
 Career Counselor - Virtual
Tuesday, Oct. 11, 10:00 amCareer Counselor - V
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, October 7 for a 9:30, 10:00 or 10:30 am appointment or cal...read more

Career Counselor - Virtual
10:30 am
 Career Counselor - Virtual
Tuesday, Oct. 11, 10:30 amCareer Counselor - V
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, October 7 for a 9:30, 10:00 or 10:30 am appointment or cal...read more

or call 860-258-7623.
Adult Knitting & Crochet Drop-in
11:00am - 12:30pm
Adult Knitting & Crochet Drop-in
Tuesday, Oct. 11, 11:00am - 12:30pmAdult Knitting & Cro
Cora J. Belden Library - Stepney Room
Are you looking for a crafty gathering?Drop-in on Tuesdays mornings from 11 am-12:30 pm for our adult Knitting & Crochet Meet-up!We're not just knitting and crochet though,grab whatever fiber craft you're passionate about come on down for crafting and friendship!Beginners Welcome!
Microsoft Office Basics: Word
2:00 pm
 Microsoft Office Basics: Word
Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2:00 pmMicrosoft Office Bas
Hybrid Program (In Person or Zoom)
Learn how to create and edit a document with Microsoft Word. We will go over topics such as the general user interface, working with templates, text basics, formatting, page layout, and more. This class will be taught using Word 2019.

or call 860-258-7623.
Cookbook Club: Barefoot Contessa
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Cookbook Club: Barefoot Contessa
Tuesday, Oct. 11, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PMCookbook Club: Baref
Cora J. Belden Library - Stepney Room
Welcome to our new Cookbook Club!This month's theme is Barefoot Contessa. The queen of simple but elevated home cooking, the Barefoot Contessa has a new cookbook releasing on October 25. To celebrate, we will be featuring her cookbooks at our October meeting. Choose a recipe from any one of her ...read more
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Mother Goose on the Loose
10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
 Mother Goose on the Loose
Wednesday, Oct. 12, 10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
(Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m. September 14- November 2)
Mother Goose on the
Cora J. Belden Library - Stepney Room
Join us for some fun rhymes, songs and stories!This award winning literacy program helps children develop language, social and emotional and motor skills, and a love for learning.  Recommended for families with babies to 3 year old children. Please pre-register for reminders.Space is ...read more

or call 860-258-7623.
One on One Tech Help
2:00 pm
 One on One Tech Help
Wednesday, Oct. 12, 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

or call 860-258-7623.
Book Pages Pumpkin for Adults!
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
 Book Pages Pumpkin for Adults!
Wednesday, Oct. 12, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pmBook Pages Pumpkin f
Cora J. Belden Library - Stepney Room
Wednesday, October 12 @ 6PM-7PMNot sure what to do with your old or discarded books? At this program, you will learn how to make an old book into a festive pumpkin decoration! Supplies included. For adults. Registration required.

or call 860-258-7623.
Rocky Hill Online Knit Night
6:00pm
 Rocky Hill Online Knit Night
Wednesday, Oct. 12, 6:00pm
(Most 2nd and 4th Wednesdays)
Rocky Hill Online Kn
Online - Zoom
Are you looking for a crafty gathering? Zoom-in on most 2nd and 4th Wednesdays from 6:00-8:00 pm for our adult Knitting & Crochet online Meet-up! We're not just knitting and crochet though, grab whatever fiber craft you're passionate about and log-in for crafting and friendship!Beginners...read more
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ESOL Conversation Group - In Person
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
ESOL Conversation Group - In Person
Thursday, Oct. 13, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PMESOL Conversation Gr
Cora J. Belden Library - Stepney Room
Are you looking to improve your English skills? Come join our English Conversation Group! The group will meet on Thursday morning at 10:30 am - 12 pm in the Stepney Room at the Cora J. Belden Library. This group is for Adult learners. Limited to 10 people.Please contact the Information Desk with any...read more

or call 860-258-7623.
Virtual Author Series: Not Nice: Stop People Pleasing, Staying Silent, & Feeling Guilty
4:00 pm
Virtual Author Series: Not Nice: Stop People Pleasing, Staying Silent, & Feeling Guilty
Thursday, Oct. 13, 4:00 pmVirtual Author Serie
online
Enjoy a range of talks from bestselling authors and thought leaders.Virtual Author Series: Not Nice: Stop People Pleasing, Staying Silent, & Feeling GuiltyWe invite you to join us for a talk with Dr. Aziz Gazipura, one of the world’s leading experts on social confidence as he discusses how...read more
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Playgroup Plus
10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
 Playgroup Plus
Friday, Oct. 14, 10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
(Fridays, 10:15 a.m.)
Playgroup 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. This program will be limited to first come, first served basis. Tick...read more
One on One Tech Help
2:00 pm
 One on One Tech Help
Friday, Oct. 14, 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

Budget Meeting- Girl Scouts
3:15pm
 Budget Meeting- Girl Scouts
Friday, Oct. 14, 3:15pm
Cora J. Belden Library - Stepney Room
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Playgroup Plus
10:15 am - 11:00 am
 Playgroup Plus
Saturday, Oct. 15, 10:15 am - 11:00 amPlaygroup 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. This program will be limited to first come, first served basis. Tick...read more
Teen Volunteering- Expression Art Club for Kids!
2:00 pm- 3:00 pm
Teen Volunteering- Expression Art Club for Kids!
Saturday, Oct. 15, 2:00 pm- 3:00 pmTeen Volunteering- E
Cora J. Belden Library - Stepney Room
Multiple teens are needed to help out with this event. Please arrive 30 minutes before the event for program set up and plan to stay 30 minutes after to clean up. The staff member in charge will let you know how you can participate. When you arrive please check in at the upstairs information desk.&n...read more

or call 860-258-7623.
Expression Art Club for Kids!
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
 Expression Art Club for Kids!
Saturday, Oct. 15, 2:00 pm - 3:30 pmExpression Art Club
Cora J. Belden Library - Stepney Room
Saturdays 9/17, 10/15, 11/12 at 2PM-3:30PMLearn about a different artist at each session and recreate one of their masterpieces yourself! Supplies included! Children ages 7+. Please register for each session separately: 9/17 - Georgia O'Keefe; 10/15 - Henri Matisse; 11/12 - Childe Hassam.&n...read more
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Book Character Pumpkin Contest -All Ages!
Book Character Pumpkin Contest -All Ages!
Monday, Oct. 17, Book Character Pumpk
Cora J. Belden Library - Other
More Pumpkins are on the way and will be arriving at the beginning of October!Decorated Pumpkin Contest! Get that imagination flowing!Have you ever decorated a foam pumpkin? It's super easy to work with- you can paint it, embellsih it and carve it too!  We'll provide the foam pumpkin- a...read more

or call 860-258-7623.
One on One Tech Help
2:00 pm
 One on One Tech Help
Monday, Oct. 17, 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

or call 860-258-7623.
*Healing with Books: Bibliotherapy with Historian Mary Mahoney
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
*Healing with Books: Bibliotherapy with Historian Mary Mahoney
Monday, Oct. 17, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM*Healing with Books:
Online - Zoom
At this program, historian Mary Mahoney will give a talk on bibliotherapy, or the use of books as medicine. Have you ever turned to a book for consolation? Treasured the escape of a comic book? Found comfort in a poem, self-help book, or simply from reading the newspaper? This talk will explain the ...read more
Music and Movement
6:30 pm - 7:15pm
 Music and Movement
Monday, Oct. 17, 6:30 pm - 7:15pm
(Mondays, Sept. 19-Dec. 19, except holidays)
Music and Movement
Cora J. Belden Library - Stepney Room
LIsten to a story, move to the music, and practice balancing and moving your body.  Music helps strengthen children’s listening skills and phonological awareness- the ability to hear the sounds in words of a spoken language, as well as math skills through rhythm and patterns.Come join the...read more
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Adult Knitting & Crochet Drop-in
11:00am - 12:30pm
Adult Knitting & Crochet Drop-in
Tuesday, Oct. 18, 11:00am - 12:30pmAdult Knitting & Cro
Cora J. Belden Library - Stepney Room
Are you looking for a crafty gathering?Drop-in on Tuesdays mornings from 11 am-12:30 pm for our adult Knitting & Crochet Meet-up!We're not just knitting and crochet though,grab whatever fiber craft you're passionate about come on down for crafting and friendship!Beginners Welcome!
Microsoft Office Basics: Excel
2:00 pm
 Microsoft Office Basics: Excel
Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2:00 pmMicrosoft Office Bas
Hybrid Program (In Person or Zoom)
Learn how to create spreadsheets that allow you to easily store, organize and modify data with Microsoft Excel. We will go over topics such as the general user interface, working with templates, basic data entry, cell formatting, and basic formulas. This class will be taught using Excel 2019.
VR Hands-On Demo
5:00 pm
 VR Hands-On Demo
Tuesday, Oct. 18, 5:00 pmVR Hands-On Demo
Cora J. Belden Library - Program Room
Have you been curious about virtual reality (VR) but wanted to get a hands-on demo before taking the plunge? Come to the library for a chance to try out our Quest 2 or our wireless Vive VR headset. A staff member will be with you to guide you and answer any questions you may have. For ages 13+ only.

or call 860-258-7623.
VR Hands-On Demo
5:30 pm
 VR Hands-On Demo
Tuesday, Oct. 18, 5:30 pmVR Hands-On Demo
Cora J. Belden Library - Program Room
Have you been curious about virtual reality (VR) but wanted to get a hands-on demo before taking the plunge? Come to the library for a chance to try out our Quest 2 or our wireless Vive VR headset. A staff member will be with you to guide you and answer any questions you may have. For ages 13+ only.

or call 860-258-7623.
VR Hands-On Demo
6:00 pm
 VR Hands-On Demo
Tuesday, Oct. 18, 6:00 pmVR Hands-On Demo
Cora J. Belden Library - Program Room
Have you been curious about virtual reality (VR) but wanted to get a hands-on demo before taking the plunge? Come to the library for a chance to try out our Quest 2 or our wireless Vive VR headset. A staff member will be with you to guide you and answer any questions you may have. For ages 13+ only.

or call 860-258-7623.
Understanding Stress: The Body’s Response
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Understanding Stress: The Body’s Response
Tuesday, Oct. 18, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PMUnderstanding Stress
Cora J. Belden Library - Stepney Room
Join us for a special talk with Dr. Anthony Zilahy from Chudy Chiropractic.Stress can be a very complex topic. We’ve all heard of “fight or flight” and “rest and digest” but understanding the mechanisms behind these physiological responses can allow us to better adapt t...read more
VR Hands-On Demo
6:30 pm
 VR Hands-On Demo
Tuesday, Oct. 18, 6:30 pmVR Hands-On Demo
Cora J. Belden Library - Program Room
Have you been curious about virtual reality (VR) but wanted to get a hands-on demo before taking the plunge? Come to the library for a chance to try out our Quest 2 or our wireless Vive VR headset. A staff member will be with you to guide you and answer any questions you may have. For ages 13+ only.

or call 860-258-7623.
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Mother Goose on the Loose
10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
 Mother Goose on the Loose
Wednesday, Oct. 19, 10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
(Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m. September 14- November 2)
Mother Goose on the
Cora J. Belden Library - Stepney Room
Join us for some fun rhymes, songs and stories!This award winning literacy program helps children develop language, social and emotional and motor skills, and a love for learning.  Recommended for families with babies to 3 year old children. Please pre-register for reminders.Space is ...read more

or call 860-258-7623.
One on One Tech Help
2:00 pm
 One on One Tech Help
Wednesday, Oct. 19, 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

or call 860-258-7623.
Expression Art Club for Adults
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
 Expression Art Club for Adults
Wednesday, Oct. 19, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pmExpression Art Club
Cora J. Belden Library - Stepney Room
Wednesdays 9/21, 10/19, 11/16 at 6PM-7:30PMLearn about a different artist at each session and recreate one of their masterpieces yourself! Enjoy some tasty treats while you paint! Supplies included! For adults. Please register for each session separately: 9/21 - Roy Lichtenstein; 10/19 - MarkRo...read more
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ESOL Conversation Group - In Person
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
ESOL Conversation Group - In Person
Thursday, Oct. 20, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PMESOL Conversation Gr
Cora J. Belden Library - Stepney Room
Are you looking to improve your English skills? Come join our English Conversation Group! The group will meet on Thursday morning at 10:30 am - 12 pm in the Stepney Room at the Cora J. Belden Library. This group is for Adult learners. Limited to 10 people.Please contact the Information Desk with any...read more

or call 860-258-7623.
Friends of the Library Meeting
7:00 pm
 Friends of the Library Meeting
Thursday, Oct. 20, 7:00 pm
Cora J. Belden Library - Stepney Room
All meetings are held at the Cora J. Belden Library at 7:00 pm. 
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Playgroup Plus
10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
 Playgroup Plus
Friday, Oct. 21, 10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
(Fridays, 10:15 a.m.)
Playgroup 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. This program will be limited to first come, first served basis. Tick...read more
One on One Tech Help
2:00 pm
 One on One Tech Help
Friday, Oct. 21, 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

or call 860-258-7623.
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Playgroup Plus
10:15 am - 11:00 am
 Playgroup Plus
Saturday, Oct. 22, 10:15 am - 11:00 amPlaygroup 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. This program will be limited to first come, first served basis. Tick...read more
All Aboard Gaming
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
 All Aboard Gaming
Saturday, Oct. 22, 2:00 pm - 3:30 pmAll Aboard Gaming
Cora J. Belden Library - Stepney Room
Join us to play some fun board games!  Bring a favorite board game or try one the library has-- Uno, Pictionary, Jr. Scrabble,  Qwirkle and more. Recommended for families with children ages 4 and up.  Register for a reminder for this event, and to let us know your ...read more
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One on One Tech Help
2:00 pm
 One on One Tech Help
Monday, Oct. 24, 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

or call 860-258-7623.
Music and Movement
6:30 pm - 7:15pm
 Music and Movement
Monday, Oct. 24, 6:30 pm - 7:15pm
(Mondays, Sept. 19-Dec. 19, except holidays)
Music and Movement
Cora J. Belden Library - Stepney Room
LIsten to a story, move to the music, and practice balancing and moving your body.  Music helps strengthen children’s listening skills and phonological awareness- the ability to hear the sounds in words of a spoken language, as well as math skills through rhythm and patterns.Come join the...read more
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Career Counselor - Virtual
9:30 am
 Career Counselor - Virtual
Tuesday, Oct. 25, 9:30 amCareer Counselor - V
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, October 21 for a 9:30, 10:00 or 10:30 am appointment or ca...read more

or call 860-258-7623.
Career Counselor - Virtual
10:00 am
 Career Counselor - Virtual
Tuesday, Oct. 25, 10:00 amCareer Counselor - V
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, October 21 for a 9:30, 10:00 or 10:30 am appointment or ca...read more

or call 860-258-7623.
Career Counselor - Virtual
10:30 am
 Career Counselor - Virtual
Tuesday, Oct. 25, 10:30 amCareer Counselor - V
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, October 21 for a 9:30, 10:00 or 10:30 am appointment or ca...read more

or call 860-258-7623.
Adult Knitting & Crochet Drop-in
11:00am - 12:30pm
Adult Knitting & Crochet Drop-in
Tuesday, Oct. 25, 11:00am - 12:30pmAdult Knitting & Cro
Cora J. Belden Library - Stepney Room
Are you looking for a crafty gathering?Drop-in on Tuesdays mornings from 11 am-12:30 pm for our adult Knitting & Crochet Meet-up!We're not just knitting and crochet though,grab whatever fiber craft you're passionate about come on down for crafting and friendship!Beginners Welcome!
Microsoft Office Basics: PowerPoint
2:00 pm
Microsoft Office Basics: PowerPoint
Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2:00 pmMicrosoft Office Bas
Hybrid Program (In Person or Zoom)
Learn how to create a digital presentation using Microsoft PowerPoint. We will go over topics such as the general user interface, slide templates, themes, formatting, adding graphics and transitions, and more. This class will be taught using PowerPoint 2019. 
Health and Wellness with Dr. Klughers: Intermittent Fasting
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Health and Wellness with Dr. Klughers: Intermittent Fasting
Tuesday, Oct. 25, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PMHealth and Wellness
Online - Zoom
Join us for another talk with Naturopathic physician, Dr. Nicole Klughers! This month, Nicole will talk about the benefits of intermittent fasting as part of a healthy lifestyle.Registration is required to join the Zoom meeting.
Virtual Author Series: The Diamond Eye
7:00 pm
Virtual Author Series: The Diamond Eye
Tuesday, Oct. 25, 7:00 pmVirtual Author Serie
Hybrid: watch online or in-person
Enjoy a range of talks from bestselling authors and thought leaders.Virtual Author Series: The Diamond EyeYou can log in from home or join us at the Senior Center to watch this event live on the big screen.Join us for a captivating conversation with historical fiction writer Kate Quinn as she discus...read more
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Mother Goose on the Loose
10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
 Mother Goose on the Loose
Wednesday, Oct. 26, 10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
(Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m. September 14- November 2)
Mother Goose on the
Cora J. Belden Library - Stepney Room
Join us for some fun rhymes, songs and stories!This award winning literacy program helps children develop language, social and emotional and motor skills, and a love for learning.  Recommended for families with babies to 3 year old children. Please pre-register for reminders.Space is ...read more

or call 860-258-7623.
One on One Tech Help
2:00 pm
 One on One Tech Help
Wednesday, Oct. 26, 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

or call 860-258-7623.
Teen Volunteering- Jack O’ Lantern Cookies
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Teen Volunteering- Jack O’ Lantern Cookies
Wednesday, Oct. 26, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PMTeen Volunteering- J
Cora J. Belden Library - Stepney Room
Multiple teens are needed to help out with this event. Please arrive 30 minutes before the event for program set up and plan to stay 30 minutes after to clean up. The staff member in charge will let you know how you can participate. When you arrive please check in at the upstairs information desk.&n...read more

Registration required, begins Oct 12.
Jack O’ Lantern Cookies!
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
 Jack O’ Lantern Cookies!
Wednesday, Oct. 26, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pmJack O’ Lanter
Cora J. Belden Library - Stepney Room
Wednesday, October 26 @ 6PM-7PMShow off your costume and celebrate Halloween by decorating some Jack O' Lantern themed sugar cookies!Materials included! Children ages 4+. Registration required.Families welcome!

or call 860-258-7623.
Rocky Hill Online Knit Night
6:00pm
 Rocky Hill Online Knit Night
Wednesday, Oct. 26, 6:00pm
(Most 2nd and 4th Wednesdays)
Rocky Hill Online Kn
Online - Zoom
Are you looking for a crafty gathering? Zoom-in on most 2nd and 4th Wednesdays from 6:00-8:00 pm for our adult Knitting & Crochet online Meet-up! We're not just knitting and crochet though, grab whatever fiber craft you're passionate about and log-in for crafting and friendship!Beginners...read more
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ESOL Conversation Group - In Person
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
ESOL Conversation Group - In Person
Thursday, Oct. 27, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PMESOL Conversation Gr
Cora J. Belden Library - Stepney Room
Are you looking to improve your English skills? Come join our English Conversation Group! The group will meet on Thursday morning at 10:30 am - 12 pm in the Stepney Room at the Cora J. Belden Library. This group is for Adult learners. Limited to 10 people.Please contact the Information Desk with any...read more

or call 860-258-7623.
What is the Dark Web?
6:30 pm
 What is the Dark Web?
Thursday, Oct. 27, 6:30 pmWhat is the Dark Web
Online - Zoom
Have you ever heard about the Dark Web on the news and wondered what it was all about? While the vast majority of us will never use it, it has huge implications for our online security, our personal / financial information, and our overall privacy. Come to this informational session via Zo...read more
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Howling Fun for Toddlers and Preschoolers
10:15 am - 11:15 a.m.
Howling Fun for Toddlers and Preschoolers
Friday, Oct. 28, 10:15 am - 11:15 a.m.Howling Fun for Todd
Cora J. Belden Library - Stepney Room
Dress up in your Halloween costume, dance to some music, listen to a Halloween story and have a romping good time.  Parade through the library for treats, then enjoy some fun games and create a ghost or candy corn masterpiece.Recommended for families with children ages 2-5.  Must pre-regis...read more

or call 860-258-7623.
One on One Tech Help
2:00 pm
 One on One Tech Help
Friday, Oct. 28, 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

or call 860-258-7623.
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Playgroup Plus
10:15 am - 11:00 am
 Playgroup Plus
Saturday, Oct. 29, 10:15 am - 11:00 amPlaygroup 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. This program will be limited to first come, first served basis. Tick...read more
Making History Series: The Story of Rocky Hill’s Indian Culture
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Making History Series: The Story of Rocky Hill’s Indian Culture
Saturday, Oct. 29, 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.Making History Serie
Rocky Hill Community Center/Senior Center
Join us for this fun event that will celebrate and explore Rocky Hill’s Indian Culture.  We’ll have guest speaker Professor Shamala  Raman, the Story of Diwali-a special Indian celebration of light, Indian Dance forms presented by local Indian dance groups, a sample of Indian f...read more

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One on One Tech Help
2:00 pm
 One on One Tech Help
Monday, Oct. 31, 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

or call 860-258-7623.
Music and Movement
6:30 pm - 7:15pm
 Music and Movement
Monday, Oct. 31, 6:30 pm - 7:15pm
(Mondays, Sept. 19-Dec. 19, except holidays)
Music and Movement
Cora J. Belden Library - Stepney Room
LIsten to a story, move to the music, and practice balancing and moving your body.  Music helps strengthen children’s listening skills and phonological awareness- the ability to hear the sounds in words of a spoken language, as well as math skills through rhythm and patterns.Come join the...read more
     
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