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Pre-Preschool Circle Time
10:00-11:00 a.m.
 Pre-Preschool Circle Time
Monday, Apr. 15, 10:00-11:00 a.m.
Cora J. Belden Library - Stepney Room
UPDATE! PLEASE READ: We have voided all registration as there were many times that people did not show up while others that were not registered did. We decided to move to a first come first serve approach where we will be handing out numbers (1-15) at the start of the program. We prep 15 crafts in o...read more
One on One Tech Help
2:00 pm
 One on One Tech Help
Monday, Apr. 15, 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

You’ll Do: A History of Marrying for Reasons Other Than Love
6:30 pm- 7:30 pm
You’ll Do: A History of Marrying for Reasons Other Than Love
Monday, Apr. 15, 6:30 pm- 7:30 pmYou’ll Do: A H
Online - Zoom
Join us for a virtual interview with author Marcia Zug brought to you in partnership with our neighbor libraries in Wethersfield, Cromwell, Berlin and Newington. Marcia is the author of You'll Do: A History of Marrying for Reasons Other Than Love.  Zug takes a deep dive into the u...read more
Friends of the Library Meeting
6:30 pm
 Friends of the Library Meeting
Monday, Apr. 15, 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
Friends of the Library Special Speaker: Your CBD Store
7:15 pm- 8:00 pm
Friends of the Library Special Speaker: Your CBD Store
Monday, Apr. 15, 7:15 pm- 8:00 pmFriends of the Libra
Rocky Hill Senior/Community Center
The Friends of the Rocky Hill Library are happy to present a special program: What's all the fuss about CBD?CBD seems to be everywhere these days! But do you understand what CBD is? How it works in your body? What to look for and what to avoid in CBD products? Sunmed Your CBD Store is America&rs...read more
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Preschool group (private)
10:30am-11:15am
 Preschool group (private)
Tuesday, Apr. 16, 10:30am-11:15am
Cora J. Belden Library - Program Room
Adult Knitting
11 am - 12:30 pm
 Adult Knitting
Tuesday, Apr. 16, 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! 
Lexington Estates Condominium Association
6PM
Lexington Estates Condominium Association
Tuesday, Apr. 16, 6PM
Cora J. Belden Library - Stepney Room
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Montessori Group & Storytime
10:30am-11:30am
 Montessori Group & Storytime
Wednesday, Apr. 17, 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, Apr. 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

Millennials Book Club!
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
 Millennials Book Club!
Wednesday, Apr. 17, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pmMillennials Book Clu
Cora J. Belden Library - Program Room
Wednesday, April 176PMLore of the Winds by Analeigh SbranaJoin 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 to ...read more

or call 860-258-7623.
Virtual Author Talk - Xochitl Gonzalez
8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Virtual Author Talk - Xochitl Gonzalez
Wednesday, Apr. 17, 8:00 PM - 9:00 PMVirtual Author Talk
Online - Zoom
We cannot wait for you to join us as we chat with award-winning and bestselling author Xochitl Gonzalez about her newest novel Anita de Monte Laughs Last, a propulsive, witty examination of power, love, and art, daring to ask who gets to be remembered and who is left behind in the rarefied...read more
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Baby Bop
9:45
 Baby Bop
Thursday, Apr. 18, 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, Apr. 18, 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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Free Play Fri-yay!
10:30am-11:30am
 Free Play Fri-yay!
Friday, Apr. 19, 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, Apr. 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

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Playgroup Plus
10:30am-11:30am
 Playgroup Plus
Saturday, Apr. 20, 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
Henna Workshop
2:00 - 4:00 PM
 Henna Workshop
Saturday, Apr. 20, 2:00 - 4:00 PMHenna Workshop
Cora J. Belden Library - Stepney Room
Join us at the Rocky Hill Library to learn about the rich tradition of henna from Jamilah of Jamilah Henna Creations!In this program we will learn about the history and origins of henna as well as how the stain works. The program will include a mini henna session at the end!For teens (12+) and adult...read more
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Pre-Preschool Circle Time
10:00-11:00 a.m.
 Pre-Preschool Circle Time
Monday, Apr. 22, 10:00-11:00 a.m.
Cora J. Belden Library - Stepney Room
UPDATE! PLEASE READ: We have voided all registration as there were many times that people did not show up while others that were not registered did. We decided to move to a first come first serve approach where we will be handing out numbers (1-15) at the start of the program. We prep 15 crafts in o...read more
One on One Tech Help
2:00 pm
 One on One Tech Help
Monday, Apr. 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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Preschool group (private)
10:30am-11:15am
 Preschool group (private)
Tuesday, Apr. 23, 10:30am-11:15am
Cora J. Belden Library - Program Room
Adult Knitting
11 am - 12:30 pm
 Adult Knitting
Tuesday, Apr. 23, 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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One on One Tech Help
2:00 pm
 One on One Tech Help
Wednesday, Apr. 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

Teen Time - Anime Club
6:00 - 7:30 PM
 Teen Time - Anime Club
Wednesday, Apr. 24, 6:00 - 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.
Dr. Nicole Klughers- Seasonal Allergies
6:00 pm- 7:00 pm
Dr. Nicole Klughers- Seasonal Allergies
Wednesday, Apr. 24, 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
(New Date) Mystery Book Club - In Person
6:30 pm- 7:30 pm
(New Date) Mystery Book Club - In Person
Wednesday, Apr. 24, 6:30 pm- 7:30 pm(New Date) Mystery B
Cora J. Belden Library - Program Room
Come join our monthly Mystery Book Club This month, we will be reading Last Call at the Nightingale by Katharine Schellman.  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. Registrati...read more
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Baby Bop
9:45
 Baby Bop
Thursday, Apr. 25, 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, Apr. 25, 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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Free Play Fri-yay!
10:30am-11:30am
 Free Play Fri-yay!
Friday, Apr. 26, 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, Apr. 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

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Book Sale Setup
9:30 am - 5 pm
 Book Sale Setup
Saturday, Apr. 27, 9:30 am - 5 pm
Cora J. Belden Library - Stepney Room
Autism Awareness Month: Ask the Expert and Storytime
10:00am - 11:00am
Autism Awareness Month: Ask the Expert and Storytime
Saturday, Apr. 27, 10:00am - 11:00amAutism Awareness Mon
Cora J. Belden Library - Program Room
Join us for this fun storytime and opportunity to ask questions. Experts from the Hospital for Special Care in New Britain will be available to answer questions about autism and how to encourage a positive learning environment for your child.  Recommended for families with children who are neur...read more

or call 860-258-7623.
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Book Sale Setup
9:30 am - 8:00 pm
 Book Sale Setup
Monday, Apr. 29, 9:30 am - 8:00 pm
Cora J. Belden Library - Stepney Room
One on One Tech Help
2:00 pm
 One on One Tech Help
Monday, Apr. 29, 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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Book Sale Setup
9:30 am - 8:00 pm
 Book Sale Setup
Tuesday, Apr. 30, 9:30 am - 8:00 pm
Cora J. Belden Library - Stepney Room
Preschool group (private)
10:30am-11:15am
 Preschool group (private)
Tuesday, Apr. 30, 10:30am-11:15am
Cora J. Belden Library - Program Room
Adult Knitting
11 am - 12:30 pm
 Adult Knitting
Tuesday, Apr. 30, 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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