Cora J. Belden Library

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Scavenger Hunt - What a Colorful World
10:00 am
Scavenger Hunt - What a Colorful World
Saturday, Jun. 19, 10:00 amScavenger Hunt - Wha
Cora J. Belden Library - Outside
Try your hand at our latest challenge - outdoor scavenger hunts! Stop by the library at any time, grab a copy of our latest scavenger hunt, and explore the library grounds. You never know what you'll find!We'll be offering new scavenger hunts each week, all summer long. New scavenger hunts w...read more
Hooked on Llamas-a Live Llama!
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
 Hooked on Llamas-a Live Llama!
Saturday, Jun. 19, 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.Hooked on Llamas-a L
Cora J. Belden Library - Outside
Guess who is coming to visit the Cora J. Belden Library!  A live llama! Celebrate the beginning of our summer reading program, Discover a New Adventure! Tails and Tales with Debbie Labbe from Country Quilt Llama Farm and her llama.  She will read a story about a llama, share information ab...read more

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Discover an Adventure! Tails and Tales June 22 - August 31
Discover an Adventure! Tails and Tales June 22 - August 31
Monday, Jun. 21Discover an Adventur
Cora J. Belden Library - Other
Sign up on our Beanstack app and record your reading.  Something for everyone!  From babies, toddlers, preschoolers, K-5, teens and adults.  Details coming soon.
Virtual Storytime - Online with Zoom
11:00 a.m.
Virtual Storytime - Online with Zoom
Monday, Jun. 21, 11:00 a.m.Virtual Storytime -
Online - Zoom
Our Virtual Storytime program is a fun way to add silliness to your day! Join us online as we foster early literacy by exploring words through books, rhymes and songs. This Zoom program is recommended for children birth to 5 years and their caregiver and is sponsored by the Friends of the Cora J. Be...read more
One on One Tech Help
2:00 pm
 One on One Tech Help
Monday, Jun. 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 can be conducted in person, via a video call (i.e. Zoom) or over the phone. Please registe...read more

Downloading E-books 101
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
 Downloading E-books 101
Monday, Jun. 21, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PMDownloading E-books
Online - Zoom
New to downloading e-books or getting stuck? Join this class to learn how to download thousands of e-books, audio books, magazines and more free with your Cora J. Belden Library card.This class will be held virtually via Zoom. Registration is required to receive the Zoom meeting ID.
Music and Movement: Outdoors in Person
6:30-7:15
Music and Movement: Outdoors in Person
Monday, Jun. 21, 6:30-7:15Music and Movement:
Cora J. Belden Library - Outside
Move to the music, hear a story, use shakers to feel the beat, and learn some new songs.  Music helps strengthen children’s listening skills and phonological awareness- the ability to hear the sounds in words of a spoken language.The whole family is invited to join us for this fun full bo...read more

or call 860-258-7623.
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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, Jun. 22, 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, 6/18 for a 9:30, 10:00 or 10:30 am appointment or call the...read more

One-on-One Virtual Meeting with a Career Counselor
10:00 am
One-on-One Virtual Meeting with a Career Counselor
Tuesday, Jun. 22, 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, 6/18 for a 9:30, 10:00 or 10:30 am appointment or call the...read more
One-on-One Virtual Meeting with a Career Counselor
10:30 am
One-on-One Virtual Meeting with a Career Counselor
Tuesday, Jun. 22, 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, 6/18 for a 9:30, 10:00 or 10:30 am appointment or call the...read more
Knit One, Zoom Too! - Online
11:00am
 Knit One, Zoom Too! - Online
Tuesday, Jun. 22, 11:00amKnit One, Zoom Too!
Online - Zoom
Join us remotely for some fiber fun! Knitting, crochet, sewing, cross stitch, spinning or weaving it’s all good! Grab whatever craft you’re working on, a favorite beverage and your tablet, phone, or computer for a couple of hours of socializing and fibery goodness. Newbies welcome! From ...read more
Gone to the Dogs - Outside in Person
6:00 pm
Gone to the Dogs - Outside in Person
Tuesday, Jun. 22, 6:00 pmGone to the Dogs - O
Cora J. Belden Library - Outside
Our favorite dogs are back at the library! Sign up for your own ten minute time slot to read to a dog and volunteer from Faithful Friends Therapy Dogs. This program will be held outside of the library in Brilliant Park (this is the lawn area to the left as you face the main entrance to the library)....read more

or call 860-258-7623.
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Virtual Storytime - Online with Zoom
11:00 a.m.
Virtual Storytime - Online with Zoom
Wednesday, Jun. 23, 11:00 a.m.Virtual Storytime -
Online - Zoom
Our Virtual Storytime program is a fun way to add silliness to your day! Join us online as we foster early literacy by exploring words through books, rhymes and songs. This Zoom program is recommended for children birth to 5 years and their caregiver and is sponsored by the Friends of the Cora J. Be...read more
One on One Tech Help
2:00 pm
 One on One Tech Help
Wednesday, Jun. 23, 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 can be conducted in person, via a video call (i.e. Zoom) or over the phone. Please registe...read more

Knit Night! Online most 2nd & 4th Wednesdays @ 6:00pm
6:00pm
Knit Night! Online most 2nd & 4th Wednesdays @ 6:00pm
Wednesday, Jun. 23, 6:00pmKnit Night! Online m
Online - Zoom
Our knit club meets at night too! Join us virturally most 2nd and 4th Wednesdays @ 6:00pm for socializing and some fiber fun! Knitting, crochet, sewing, cross stitch, spinning or weaving it’s all good! Grab whatever craft you’re working on, a favorite beverage and your tablet, phone...read more
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Teddy Bear Picnic-Outdoors in Person
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Teddy Bear Picnic-Outdoors in Person
Thursday, Jun. 24, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.Teddy Bear Picnic-Ou
Cora J. Belden Library - Outside
Bring your teddy bear (or stuffed animal) to a storytime!  Sing some songs, dance to some music, hear a story and experience some bubble magic!  Recommended for families with children ages 0-5.  Please register each family separately.  Please register for the Thursday you wa...read more

or call 860-258-7623.
Getting Started with Zoom
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
 Getting Started with Zoom
Thursday, Jun. 24, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PMGetting Started with
Online - Zoom
Join this class to learn how to use Zoom to chat virtually with your friends and family! We will go over Zoom basics like how to mute yourself, turn your video feed on and off, and more.Registration is required to receive the Zoom Meeting ID for the class. If you are using a mobile device like a sma...read more
Buying a New Smartphone 101 - Online
6:30 pm
Buying a New Smartphone 101 - Online
Thursday, Jun. 24, 6:30 pmBuying a New Smartph
Online - Zoom
Have you thought of buying a smartphone but are intimidated by the thought of the whole process? Do you feel overwhelmed with the thought of information overload when visiting a local wireless provider’s store? Come to this introductory session via Zoom and walk away with a sense of confidence...read more
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One on One Tech Help
2:00 pm
 One on One Tech Help
Friday, Jun. 25, 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 can be conducted in person, via a video call (i.e. Zoom) or over the phone. Please registe...read more

or call 860-258-7623.
Kids’ Magic School - Online
2:00 pm
Kids’ Magic School - Online
Friday, Jun. 25, 2:00 pmKids’ Magic Sc
Online - Zoom
Explore the art of illusion as we learn some magic tricks! Amaze your friends and family with sleight of hand and other mind-boggling illusions. Recommended for children ages 7 and up.This program will take place live on Zoom and includes a Magic Kit, which can be picked up the week before the ...read more

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Scavenger Hunt - How Do You Feel?
10:00 am
Scavenger Hunt - How Do You Feel?
Saturday, Jun. 26, 10:00 amScavenger Hunt - How
Cora J. Belden Library - Outside
We'll be offering new outdoor scavenger hunts each week, all summer long. New scavenger hunts will be presented every Saturday, and paper copies can be found in a box near the front entrance. Stop by the library at any time, grab a copy of our latest scavenger hunt, and explore the library groun...read more
Gone to the Dogs - Outside in Person
10:30 am
Gone to the Dogs - Outside in Person
Saturday, Jun. 26, 10:30 amGone to the Dogs - O
Cora J. Belden Library - Outside
Our favorite dogs are back at the library! Sign up for your own ten minute time slot to read to a dog and volunteer from Faithful Friends Therapy Dogs. This program will be held outside of the library in Brilliant Park (this is the lawn area to the left as you face the main entrance to the library)....read more
Hooked on Llamas-a Live Llama! RAIN DATE
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Hooked on Llamas-a Live Llama! RAIN DATE
Saturday, Jun. 26, 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Cora J. Belden Library - Outside
This is only the rain date for this program. If this date is needed, participants who signed up for June 19th will be notified and the registration for this date will open up.  Please refer to June 19th for details.
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Discover an Adventure! Tails and Tales June 22 - August 31
Discover an Adventure! Tails and Tales June 22 - August 31
Monday, Jun. 28Discover an Adventur
Cora J. Belden Library - Other
Sign up on our Beanstack app and record your reading.  Something for everyone!  From babies, toddlers, preschoolers, K-5, teens and adults.  Details coming soon.
Take and Make Kit - Bugs and Butterflies
10:00 am
Take and Make Kit - Bugs and Butterflies
Monday, Jun. 28, 10:00 amTake and Make Kit -
Cora J. Belden Library - Other
Explore the world of bugs and butterflies through fun projects and activities. You'll make a yarn butterfly, create a paper beetle, test out spider webs, and more! Recommended for ages 4 and up.Register to reserve a Take and Make Kit. A library card is required for registration. The card must be...read more

or call 860-258-7623.
Virtual Storytime - Online with Zoom
11:00 a.m.
Virtual Storytime - Online with Zoom
Monday, Jun. 28, 11:00 a.m.Virtual Storytime -
Online - Zoom
Our Virtual Storytime program is a fun way to add silliness to your day! Join us online as we foster early literacy by exploring words through books, rhymes and songs. This Zoom program is recommended for children birth to 5 years and their caregiver and is sponsored by the Friends of the Cora J. Be...read more
Science Explorers: Animal Adaptations - Outside In Person!
2:00 pm
Science Explorers: Animal Adaptations - Outside In Person!
Monday, Jun. 28, 2:00 pmScience Explorers: A
Cora J. Belden Library - Outside
Join us to participate in a variety of hands-on activities to explore how different animals have adapted to their climate, biome, or food supply. Best suited for ages 5-10. Registration is required.Masks will be required for all participants, and efforts will be made to encourage social distancing.&...read more

Downloading E-books 101
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
 Downloading E-books 101
Monday, Jun. 28, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PMDownloading E-books
Online - Zoom
New to downloading e-books or getting stuck? Join this class to learn how to download thousands of e-books, audio books, magazines and more free with your Cora J. Belden Library card.This class will be held virtually via Zoom. Registration is required to receive the Zoom meeting ID.
Music and Movement: Outdoors in Person
6:30-7:15
Music and Movement: Outdoors in Person
Monday, Jun. 28, 6:30-7:15Music and Movement:
Cora J. Belden Library - Outside
Move to the music, hear a story, use shakers to feel the beat, and learn some new songs.  Music helps strengthen children’s listening skills and phonological awareness- the ability to hear the sounds in words of a spoken language.The whole family is invited to join us for this fun full bo...read more

or call 860-258-7623.
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Tails & Tales: Storytime and Crafts!
10:00am
Tails & Tales: Storytime and Crafts!
Tuesday, Jun. 29, 10:00am
(Tuesdays, June 29th, July 6th, 13th & 20th 10 a.m.)

Online - Zoom
Four weeks of online fun! Tuesdays, 10:00am-11:00amJune 29thJuly 6th, 13th & 20thOur online program celebrates our 2021 summer reading challenge theme, Tails & Tales. Each week we’ll read animal tales about animals…with tails! Afterwards, we’ll create an animal c...read more

Registration required, begins Jun 20.
Knit One, Zoom Too! - Online
11:00am
 Knit One, Zoom Too! - Online
Tuesday, Jun. 29, 11:00amKnit One, Zoom Too!
Online - Zoom
Join us remotely for some fiber fun! Knitting, crochet, sewing, cross stitch, spinning or weaving it’s all good! Grab whatever craft you’re working on, a favorite beverage and your tablet, phone, or computer for a couple of hours of socializing and fibery goodness. Newbies welcome! From ...read more
Summer Travel Series: Around the World in 80 Gardens
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Summer Travel Series: Around the World in 80 Gardens
Tuesday, Jun. 29, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PMSummer Travel Series
Online - Zoom
From the lush floral kingdoms of the Pacific to the arid gardens of Australia, Dr. Richard Benfield introduces 80 unique gardens of the world in this interactive presentation. Known for his expertise and sense of humor, Benfield takes attendees through the three-acre gardens in the Singapore Changi ...read more
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Virtual Storytime - Online with Zoom
11:00 a.m.
Virtual Storytime - Online with Zoom
Wednesday, Jun. 30, 11:00 a.m.Virtual Storytime -
Online - Zoom
Our Virtual Storytime program is a fun way to add silliness to your day! Join us online as we foster early literacy by exploring words through books, rhymes and songs. This Zoom program is recommended for children birth to 5 years and their caregiver and is sponsored by the Friends of the Cora J. Be...read more
   
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