Cora J. Belden Library

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Virtual Storytime - Online with Zoom
11:00 a.m.
Virtual Storytime - Online with Zoom
Wednesday, May. 12, 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
Knit Night! Online most 2nd & 4th Wednesdays @ 6:00pm
6:00pm
Knit Night! Online most 2nd & 4th Wednesdays @ 6:00pm
Wednesday, May. 12, 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
Backyard Composting - via Zoom
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
 Backyard Composting - via Zoom
Wednesday, May 12, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PMBackyard Composting
Online - Zoom
Join Tricia and Pete Halvordson, Master Gardeners and Composters from the UCONN Extension Center. Plants and gardens are healthier and more bountiful when rooted in fertile soil that provides an abundance of nutrients. Good soil is a function of several factors. These factors are influenced by locat...read more
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Getting Started with Zoom
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
 Getting Started with Zoom
Thursday, May 13, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PMGetting Started with
Online - Zoom
Come learn how to Zoom! Zoom is a free video conferencing program that will enable you to video chat with your friends and family, attend library programs, church services, and more. This class will go over the basic Zoom functions and how to get started.Registration is required to receive the Zoom ...read more
*Greenwich Hospital Health: Resources for Better Sleep
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
*Greenwich Hospital Health: Resources for Better Sleep
Thursday, May 13, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM*Greenwich Hospital
Online - Zoom
Please note: This event is hosted by Greenwich Hospital. Please register through their site here.Insomnia and sleep deprivation can seriously affect your physical and mental health, as well as compromise your immune system. Learn about online resources to find researched and peer-reviewed techniques...read more
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Baby Bop: Music and Movement for Babies and Toddlers
10:00 am
Baby Bop: Music and Movement for Babies and Toddlers
Friday, May. 14, 10:00 am
(Fridays, May 7, 14, 21, 28, June 4, 11, 10 am)
Baby Bop: Music and
Online - Zoom
Babies and toddlers (and their caregivers!) are invited to join us for a program series all about movement! We'll sing songs and recite rhymes as we have fun with lap bounces, tickles, and lifting. Best suited for birth to age 2.Register to get the Zoom link to participate. Registration is only ...read more
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Virtual Storytime - Online with Zoom
11:00 a.m.
Virtual Storytime - Online with Zoom
Monday, May. 17, 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 - Online or via Phone
2:00 pm
One on One Tech Help - Online or via Phone
Monday, May. 17, 2:00 pm
(Monday, Wednesday, and Fridays from 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.)
One on One Tech Help
Online - Zoom
Sign up for a 1 hour time slot to go over any tech questions you may have with Mike Murphy, whether it be your phone or tablet, computer, Microsoft Office, streaming TV, the sky's the limit! These sessions will be conducted on Zoom or via phone. Please register and Mike will reach out via e-mail...read more

Downloading E-books 101
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
 Downloading E-books 101
Monday, May 17, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PMDownloading E-books
Online - Zoom
Come learn how to use our library databases to get FREE ebooks. This class will go over how to set up an account, how to search for ebooks or audiobooks, and how to add them to your device. Registration is required to receive the Zoom ID. 
Yoga Inspired Storytime online with Zoom
6:30 p.m.- 7:15 p.m.
Yoga Inspired Storytime online with Zoom
Monday, May. 17, 6:30 p.m.- 7:15 p.m.
(Mondays, April 19, 26, May 3, 10, 17, 24, 6:30pm)
Yoga Inspired Storyt
Online - Zoom
Join us for yoga inspired storytime with songs, movement, stories and simple child friendly yoga poses.  Wear comfortable, stretchy clothes and participate in an area you can move around, lie on the floor and stand up.Yoga mats are not required. Recommended for children ages 3-6 years old with ...read more
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One-on-One Virtual Meeting with a Career Counselor
9:30 am
One-on-One Virtual Meeting with a Career Counselor
Tuesday, May 18, 9:30 amOne-on-One Virtual M
Online - Zoom
Sign up for a ½ hour slot to discuss your resume, practice interviewing, get help with the application process and/or create a job search strategy. These sessions will be conducted on Zoom or via phone. Register online by Friday, 5/14 for a 9:30, 10:00 or 10:30 am appointment or call the...read more

or call 860-258-7623.
One-on-One Virtual Meeting with a Career Counselor
10:00 am
One-on-One Virtual Meeting with a Career Counselor
Tuesday, May 18, 10:00 amOne-on-One Virtual M
Online - Zoom
Sign up for a ½ hour slot to discuss your resume, practice interviewing, get help with the application process and/or create a job search strategy. These sessions will be conducted on Zoom or via phone. Register online by Friday, 5/14 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, May 18, 10:30 amOne-on-One Virtual M
Online - Zoom
Sign up for a ½ hour slot to discuss your resume, practice interviewing, get help with the application process and/or create a job search strategy. These sessions will be conducted on Zoom or via phone. Register online by Friday, 5/14 for a 9:30, 10:00 or 10:30 am appointment or call the...read more

or call 860-258-7623.
Knit One, Zoom Too! - Online
11:00am
 Knit One, Zoom Too! - Online
Tuesday, May. 18, 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
Getting Started with Windows 10 - Online
2:00 pm
Getting Started with Windows 10 - Online
Tuesday, May 18, 2:00 pmGetting Started with
Online - Zoom
Have you recently upgraded to Windows 10 and are feeling lost with the new interface? Maybe you have had Windows 10 for awhile but are still feeling unsure? If so, join us for this one-hour introductory class on Zoom!Registration is required to obtain the meeting ID and password for Zoom, which you ...read more
Black Creators Series: Conversations with Black Authors and Illustrators
7:30 pm
Black Creators Series: Conversations with Black Authors and Illustrators
Tuesday, May. 18, 7:30 pm
(The Third Tuesday of the Month)
Black Creators Serie
online
The Black Creators SeriesThe Cora J. Belden Library believes Black History should be taught year round- not ony in February. The Black Creators Series highlights the work of Black authors and illustrators monthly through June.  Sonja Cherry-Paul, Director of Diversity and Equity at the Tea...read more
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Virtual Storytime - Online with Zoom
11:00 a.m.
Virtual Storytime - Online with Zoom
Wednesday, May. 19, 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 - Online or via Phone
2:00 pm
One on One Tech Help - Online or via Phone
Wednesday, May. 19, 2:00 pm
(Monday, Wednesday, and Fridays from 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.)
One on One Tech Help
Online - Zoom
Sign up for a 1 hour time slot to go over any tech questions you may have with Mike Murphy, whether it be your phone or tablet, computer, Microsoft Office, streaming TV, the sky's the limit! These sessions will be conducted on Zoom or via phone. Please register and Mike will reach out via e-mail...read more

*CT DEEP Summer Wildlife: Turtle Trafficking
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
*CT DEEP Summer Wildlife: Turtle Trafficking
Wednesday, May 19, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM*CT DEEP Summer Wild
Online - Zoom
This summer, enjoy monthly webinars on Connecticut’s wildlife and the challenges facing them with the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection! Meet state biologists and outreach specialists involved in the research of our local wildlife as they talk about current wil...read more
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Getting Started with Zoom
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
 Getting Started with Zoom
Thursday, May 20, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PMGetting Started with
Online - Zoom
Come learn how to Zoom! Zoom is a free video conferencing program that will enable you to video chat with your friends and family, attend library programs, church services, and more. This class will go over the basic Zoom functions and how to get started.Registration is required to receive the Zoom ...read more
Moving Beyond Anxiety with Asha Patlikh
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Moving Beyond Anxiety with Asha Patlikh
Thursday, May 20, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PMMoving Beyond Anxiet
Online - Zoom
Join us for a special presentation on Zoom with Asha Patlikh, LMFT, of Creative Counseling, llc. Asha will discuss a method of improving anxiety called "SPACE", or Soft Positive Active and Clear Energy.Registration is required to receive the Zoom ID. 
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Baby Bop: Music and Movement for Babies and Toddlers
10:00 am
Baby Bop: Music and Movement for Babies and Toddlers
Friday, May. 21, 10:00 am
(Fridays, May 7, 14, 21, 28, June 4, 11, 10 am)
Baby Bop: Music and
Online - Zoom
Babies and toddlers (and their caregivers!) are invited to join us for a program series all about movement! We'll sing songs and recite rhymes as we have fun with lap bounces, tickles, and lifting. Best suited for birth to age 2.Register to get the Zoom link to participate. Registration is only ...read more
One on One Tech Help - Online or via Phone
2:00 pm
One on One Tech Help - Online or via Phone
Friday, May. 21, 2:00 pm
(Monday, Wednesday, and Fridays from 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.)
One on One Tech Help
Online - Zoom
Sign up for a 1 hour time slot to go over any tech questions you may have with Mike Murphy, whether it be your phone or tablet, computer, Microsoft Office, streaming TV, the sky's the limit! These sessions will be conducted on Zoom or via phone. Please register and Mike will reach out via e-mail...read more

or call 860-258-7623.
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Toddler Car Wash - Outdoors in Person
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Toddler Car Wash - Outdoors in Person
Saturday, May 22, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.Toddler Car Wash - O
Cora J. Belden Library - Outside
Listen to a story, dance to some sudsy songs and then decorate your own car to run it through the “car wash.”  The library will provide decorating materials.  If you can provide your own cardboard box (big enough for a child to step inside of the center of the box), please indi...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
Monday, May. 24, 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 - Online or via Phone
2:00 pm
One on One Tech Help - Online or via Phone
Monday, May. 24, 2:00 pm
(Monday, Wednesday, and Fridays from 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.)
One on One Tech Help
Online - Zoom
Sign up for a 1 hour time slot to go over any tech questions you may have with Mike Murphy, whether it be your phone or tablet, computer, Microsoft Office, streaming TV, the sky's the limit! These sessions will be conducted on Zoom or via phone. Please register and Mike will reach out via e-mail...read more

Downloading E-books 101
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
 Downloading E-books 101
Monday, May 24, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PMDownloading E-books
Online - Zoom
Come learn how to use our library databases to get FREE ebooks. This class will go over how to set up an account, how to search for ebooks or audiobooks, and how to add them to your device. Registration is required to receive the Zoom ID. 
Crafty Kids - Online with Zoom
4:30 pm
 Crafty Kids - Online with Zoom
Monday, May 24, 4:30 pmCrafty Kids - Online
Online - Zoom
Join us to create some amazing 3D projects out of paper! We'll be creating Doodle Cubes, Kaleidocycles, and Paper Globes. Recommended for kids ages 6-12.This program will take place live on Zoom and includes a Crafty Kids Kit, which can be picked up the week before the program. Register to ...read more

or call 860-258-7623.
Yoga Inspired Storytime online with Zoom
6:30 p.m.- 7:15 p.m.
Yoga Inspired Storytime online with Zoom
Monday, May. 24, 6:30 p.m.- 7:15 p.m.
(Mondays, April 19, 26, May 3, 10, 17, 24, 6:30pm)
Yoga Inspired Storyt
Online - Zoom
Join us for yoga inspired storytime with songs, movement, stories and simple child friendly yoga poses.  Wear comfortable, stretchy clothes and participate in an area you can move around, lie on the floor and stand up.Yoga mats are not required. Recommended for children ages 3-6 years old with ...read more
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Knit One, Zoom Too! - Online
11:00am
 Knit One, Zoom Too! - Online
Tuesday, May. 25, 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
Toddler Car Wash- Outdoors in Person RAIN DATE only
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Toddler Car Wash- Outdoors in Person RAIN DATE only
Tuesday, May 25, 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Cora J. Belden Library - Outside
(See Saturday, May 22nd for details)
Wildlife and Connecticut’s Changing Landscape
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Wildlife and Connecticut’s Changing Landscape
Tuesday, May 25, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PMWildlife and Connect
Online - Zoom
Connecticut's natural landscape is constantly changing, and our wildlife is changing with it. From the return of bears and bobcats, to the loss of forests to development, come join us to learn more with Master Wildlife Conservationist, Paul Colburn. He will discuss the natural history of Connect...read more
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Virtual Storytime - Online with Zoom
11:00 a.m.
Virtual Storytime - Online with Zoom
Wednesday, May. 26, 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 - Online or via Phone
2:00 pm
One on One Tech Help - Online or via Phone
Wednesday, May. 26, 2:00 pm
(Monday, Wednesday, and Fridays from 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.)
One on One Tech Help
Online - Zoom
Sign up for a 1 hour time slot to go over any tech questions you may have with Mike Murphy, whether it be your phone or tablet, computer, Microsoft Office, streaming TV, the sky's the limit! These sessions will be conducted on Zoom or via phone. Please register and Mike will reach out via e-mail...read more

or call 860-258-7623.
Knit Night! Online most 2nd & 4th Wednesdays @ 6:00pm
6:00pm
Knit Night! Online most 2nd & 4th Wednesdays @ 6:00pm
Wednesday, May. 26, 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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Getting Started with Zoom
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
 Getting Started with Zoom
Thursday, May 27, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PMGetting Started with
Online - Zoom
Come learn how to Zoom! Zoom is a free video conferencing program that will enable you to video chat with your friends and family, attend library programs, church services, and more. This class will go over the basic Zoom functions and how to get started.Registration is required to receive the Zoom ...read more
Buying a New Computer 101 - Online
6:30 pm
Buying a New Computer 101 - Online
Thursday, May 27, 6:30 pmBuying a New Compute
Online - Zoom
Are you in the market for a new computer or laptop but you don’t know the difference between an HDD and an SSD, or 4GB of RAM vs. 16GB of RAM? Are you worried that a salesperson may try to talk you into spending more than you need to? Join us via Zoom for this technology training class to lear...read more
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Baby Bop: Music and Movement for Babies and Toddlers
10:00 am
Baby Bop: Music and Movement for Babies and Toddlers
Friday, May. 28, 10:00 am
(Fridays, May 7, 14, 21, 28, June 4, 11, 10 am)
Baby Bop: Music and
Online - Zoom
Babies and toddlers (and their caregivers!) are invited to join us for a program series all about movement! We'll sing songs and recite rhymes as we have fun with lap bounces, tickles, and lifting. Best suited for birth to age 2.Register to get the Zoom link to participate. Registration is only ...read more
One on One Tech Help - Online or via Phone
2:00 pm
One on One Tech Help - Online or via Phone
Friday, May. 28, 2:00 pm
(Monday, Wednesday, and Fridays from 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.)
One on One Tech Help
Online - Zoom
Sign up for a 1 hour time slot to go over any tech questions you may have with Mike Murphy, whether it be your phone or tablet, computer, Microsoft Office, streaming TV, the sky's the limit! These sessions will be conducted on Zoom or via phone. Please register and Mike will reach out via e-mail...read more

or call 860-258-7623.
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 Library Closed
Saturday, May 29,
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Monday, May 31,
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