Cora J. Belden Library

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Playgroup Plus
10:30am-11:30am
 Playgroup Plus
Friday, Jul. 12, 10:30am-11:30am
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
Teen Time - Perler & Movie Series
11AM-1PM
Teen Time - Perler & Movie Series
Friday, Jul. 12, 11AM-1PMTeen Time - Perler &
Cora J. Belden Library - Program Room
Fridays 11AM-1PM.Grades 6-12Escape the heat with a fun perler beads craft, movie, and snacks! A new theme each week! Please register separately for each one.July 12 - Harry PotterJuly 19 - DisneyJuly 26 - AvengersAugust 2 - MarioAugust 9 - Star Wars

or call 860-258-7623.
Teen Volunteering - STEM LAB Chain reactions
1:45pm-3:45pm
Teen Volunteering - STEM LAB Chain reactions
Friday, Jul. 12, 1:45pm-3:45pmTeen Volunteering -
Cora J. Belden Library - Stepney Room
Volunteer to help with the STEM Lab. We need help setting up, assisting kids throughout the program, and cleaning up. Please arrive promptly at the designated time, sign-in at the Adult Reference desk, and then report to the Children's Department for instructions. We work hard to make our p...read more

STEM LAB: Chain Reactions
2:00 pm -3:30 pm
 STEM LAB: Chain Reactions
Friday, Jul. 12, 2:00 pm -3:30 pm
(Fridays, July 12, 26 and August 9, 2-3:30pm)
STEM LAB: Chain Reac
Cora J. Belden Library - Stepney Room
Calling all tinker-ers!  Do you love to experiment with what would happen if?  Create a Rube Goldberg machine.  What kind of complicated chain reaction can you create to complete a simple task?   Use “simple” machines such as a pulley, inclined plane, lever, wedge, wh...read more

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Library Open 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
 Library Open 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
Saturday, Jul. 13
Cora J. Belden Library
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NO Music and Movement
 NO Music and Movement
Monday, Jul. 15,
Cora J. Belden Library - Stepney Room
Pre-Preschool Circle Time CANCELLED
10am
Pre-Preschool Circle Time CANCELLED
Monday, Jul. 15, 10amPre-Preschool Circle
Cora J. Belden Library - Stepney Room
CANCELLED - 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 ...read more
Teen Volunteering - Kids Chess Club
1:30-4:30PM
Teen Volunteering - Kids Chess Club
Monday, Jul. 15, 1:30-4:30PM
Cora J. Belden Library - Stepney Room
Mondays, July 8, 15, 22, 29, and August 5, 12, 19Volunteer to help with Kids Chess Club. Must know how to pay chess to volunteer. We need help setting up, assisting kids throughout the program, and cleaning up. Please arrive promptly at the designated time, sign-in at the Adult Refere...read more

Kids Chess Club
2-4PM
 Kids Chess Club
Monday, Jul. 15, 2-4PMKids Chess Club
Cora J. Belden Library - Stepney Room
Mondays, July 8, 15, 22, 29, and August 5, 12, 19Drop in between 2 and 4PM!Kids ages 7+Join us Mondays this summer to play chess with other kids, or learn to play chess from our teen volunteers! Sign up to receive a reminder email! Drop in anytime between 2 and 4 to play!

One on One Tech Help
2:00 pm
 One on One Tech Help
Monday, Jul. 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

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Adult Knitting
11 am - 12:30 pm
 Adult Knitting
Tuesday, Jul. 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! 
Teen Volunteer for Learn to Juggle program
1:45 - 3:15 PM
Teen Volunteer for Learn to Juggle program
Tuesday, Jul. 16, 1:45 - 3:15 PM
(Tuesdays, July 16, 23 and 30, from 1:45 - 3:15 PM)

Cora J. Belden Library - Stepney Room
Volunteer to help with Learn to Juggle Program. Basic juggling experience is required. You should be able to do a basic cascade pattern with three balls. Duties involve helping kids learn the required moves, and helping to wrangle a room full of kids all throwing balls in the air at t...read more
Learn to Juggle!
2:00 pm-3:00 pm
 Learn to Juggle!
Tuesday, Jul. 16, 2:00 pm-3:00 pm
(Tuesdays, July 16, 23 and 30, from 2-3 PM)

Cora J. Belden Library - Stepney Room
Have you ever wanted to learn something that looks really hard and really cool, and will definitely impress your friends and family? Then juggling is for you! It is surprisingly easy to juggle, if you just learn the steps in order, and then practice them a bit. Besides looking awesome, juggling has ...read more
Virtual Author Talk for Kids- Max Brallier
2:00 pm- 3:00 pm
Virtual Author Talk for Kids- Max Brallier
Tuesday, Jul. 16, 2:00 pm- 3:00 pmVirtual Author Talk
Online - Zoom
Would you survive a zombie apocalypse? Join us to talk with New York Times bestselling author Max Brallier about The Last Kids on Earth, both the book series and the animated series on Netflix. In this virtual event, Max will share how he came up with the different monsters and villai...read more
YA Graphic Novel Reviewers
2-4PM
 YA Graphic Novel Reviewers
Tuesday, Jul. 16, 2-4PM
Cora J. Belden Library - Adult Department
Tuesdays, July 9, 16, 23, 30, and August 6, 132-4PMVolunteer to help with YA Graphic Novel Reviewers. Join us to read and review the newly developed teen graphic novels section in our YA Department. This is a great option for teens who prefer independent work. Please arrive promptly at the desi...read more

or call 860-258-7623.
Protecting Our Pollinators Bees and Butterflies- Adult Program
6:00 pm- 7:00 pm
Protecting Our Pollinators Bees and Butterflies- Adult Program
Tuesday, Jul. 16, 6:00 pm- 7:00 pmProtecting Our Polli
Cora J. Belden Library - Stepney Room
What's all the Buzz! This program features live bees! Would you like to view actual busy bees at work in a hive? Join us for this informative, engaging program with Beekeeper Cathy Wolko of The Humble Bee Honey Company. Did you know that we depend on honey bees for at least one third of the...read more

or call 860-258-7623.
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CANCELLED: Teen Volunteering - Summer Olympic Games
9:00 pm - 1:00 pm
CANCELLED: Teen Volunteering - Summer Olympic Games
Wednesday, Jul. 17, 9:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Cora J. Belden Library - Outside
Program is cancelled.
NEW DATE- Career Help at the Library
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
NEW DATE- Career Help at the Library
Wednesday, Jul. 17, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm NEW DATE- Career He
Cora J. Belden Library
Looking for a new job? Want to get into a training program? Get personal job search help at the library on the second Wednesday of every month.Please note for this month the job coach is available at the library on July 17th from 10 am - 12 pm.An American Job Centers coach can help you find a job.&n...read more
CANCELLED: Summer Olympic Games!
10am - 12pm
CANCELLED: Summer Olympic Games!
Wednesday, Jul. 17, 10am - 12pmCANCELLED: Summer Ol
Cora J. Belden Library - Outside
This program is cancelled. 
Teen Volunteering - Radiation Shields
1:45-3:00 pm
Teen Volunteering - Radiation Shields
Wednesday, Jul. 17, 1:45-3:00 pm
Cora J. Belden Library - Stepney Room
Volunteer to help with Radiation Shields. We need help setting up, assisting kids throughout the program, and cleaning up. Please arrive promptly at the designated time, sign-in at the Adult Reference desk, and then report to the Children's Department for instructions. We work hard to ...read more

Teen Time - Radiation Shields and Craft
2:00-3:00 pm
Teen Time - Radiation Shields and Craft
Wednesday, Jul. 17, 2:00-3:00 pmTeen Time - Radiatio
Cora J. Belden Library - Stepney Room
In outer space, astronauts face more radiation than we do here on Earth.  Experiment with different methods of shielding radiation using UV sensitive beads.  Then make a bracelet from the beads to take home!Recommended for ages 13-18.

or call 860-258-7623.
One on One Tech Help
2:00 pm
 One on One Tech Help
Wednesday, Jul. 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, Jul. 17, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pmMillennials Book Clu
Cora J. Belden Library - Stepney Room
July Pick - The ResortJoin us on the 3rd Wednesday of each month at 6PM in the program room, to discuss our book pick, visit with other millennials, and update our book log bookmarks! Ages 25-40 welcome! Sponsored by the Friends of the Rocky Hill Library.

or call 860-258-7623.
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Babies & Bubbles
9:45am
 Babies & Bubbles
Thursday, Jul. 18, 9:45amBabies & Bubbles
Cora J. Belden Library - Stepney Room
(Formerly titled Baby Bop) Please join us for stories, songs, and  rhymes, followed by baby playtime! Recommended for familieswith babies up to 24 months old. No registration required!
YA Genre Finders
10AM-12PM
 YA Genre Finders
Thursday, Jul. 18, 10AM-12PM
Cora J. Belden Library - Adult Department
Thursdays, July 11,18, 25, and August 1, 8, 1510AM-12PMVolunteer to help with YA Genre Finders. Help us look through our YA fiction to find books for upcoming displays and advertisments based on genre. Genres include topics like friendship, thrillers, summer, etc. This is a great option fo...read more

or call 860-258-7623.
ESOL Classes for Adults
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
 ESOL Classes for Adults
Thursday, Jul. 18, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PMESOL Classes for Adu
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 require...read more
Teen Volunteering - Puzzle Buddies
1:30-4PM
Teen Volunteering - Puzzle Buddies
Thursday, Jul. 18, 1:30-4PM
Cora J. Belden Library - Stepney Room
Volunteer to help with Puzzle Buddies. We need help setting up, assisting kids throughout the program, and cleaning up. Please arrive promptly at the designated time, sign-in at the Adult Reference desk, and then report to the Children's Department for instructions. We work hard to mak...read more
Puzzle Buddies
2-3:30PM
 Puzzle Buddies
Thursday, Jul. 18, 2-3:30PMPuzzle Buddies
Cora J. Belden Library - Stepney Room
Thursdays, July 18, August 1, 15, and 222-3:30PMFor kids ages 7+Drop in between 2 and 3:30 to work on puzzles with other kids and teen helpers! These are big puzzles that will take more than one session to complete, so bring your friends! Register to get the email reminder! Made possible by the...read more

or call 860-258-7623.
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Playgroup Plus
10:30am-11:30am
 Playgroup Plus
Friday, Jul. 19, 10:30am-11:30am
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
Teen Time - Perler & Movie Series
11AM-1PM
Teen Time - Perler & Movie Series
Friday, Jul. 19, 11AM-1PMTeen Time - Perler &
Cora J. Belden Library - Program Room
Fridays 11AM-1PM.Grades 6-12Escape the heat with a fun perler beads craft, movie, and snacks! A new theme each week! Please register separately for each one.July 12 - Harry PotterJuly 19 - DisneyJuly 26 - AvengersAugust 2 - MarioAugust 9 - Star Wars

or call 860-258-7623.
CANCELED - Graphic Novel Book Club!
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
CANCELED - Graphic Novel Book Club!
Friday, Jul. 19, 2:00 pm - 3:30 pmCANCELED - Graphic N
Cora J. Belden Library - Stepney Room
Fridays, July 19 & August 162-3:30PMGrade 5+Join our summer club and read a graphic novel that celebrates individuality, make a unique craft, and visit with your friends! Sign up to receive information about where and when to pick up your book. Plus, be the first to check out some upcoming graph...read more
One on One Tech Help
2:00 pm
 One on One Tech Help
Friday, Jul. 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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Library Open 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
 Library Open 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
Saturday, Jul. 20
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Pre-Preschool Circle Time CANCELLED
10am
Pre-Preschool Circle Time CANCELLED
Monday, Jul. 22, 10amPre-Preschool Circle
Cora J. Belden Library - Stepney Room
CANCELLED - 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 ...read more
Teen Volunteering - Kids Chess Club
1:30-4:30PM
Teen Volunteering - Kids Chess Club
Monday, Jul. 22, 1:30-4:30PM
Cora J. Belden Library - Stepney Room
Mondays, July 8, 15, 22, 29, and August 5, 12, 19Volunteer to help with Kids Chess Club. Must know how to pay chess to volunteer. We need help setting up, assisting kids throughout the program, and cleaning up. Please arrive promptly at the designated time, sign-in at the Adult Refere...read more

Kids Chess Club
2-4PM
 Kids Chess Club
Monday, Jul. 22, 2-4PMKids Chess Club
Cora J. Belden Library - Stepney Room
Mondays, July 8, 15, 22, 29, and August 5, 12, 19Drop in between 2 and 4PM!Kids ages 7+Join us Mondays this summer to play chess with other kids, or learn to play chess from our teen volunteers! Sign up to receive a reminder email! Drop in anytime between 2 and 4 to play!
One on One Tech Help
2:00 pm
 One on One Tech Help
Monday, Jul. 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

or call 860-258-7623.
Music and Movement
6:30 p.m. -7:15 p.m.
 Music and Movement
Monday, Jul. 22, 6:30 p.m. -7:15 p.m.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 4 yrs.  Register for reminders. 
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Adult Knitting
11 am - 12:30 pm
 Adult Knitting
Tuesday, Jul. 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! 
Teen Volunteer for Learn to Juggle program
1:45 - 3:15 PM
Teen Volunteer for Learn to Juggle program
Tuesday, Jul. 23, 1:45 - 3:15 PM
(Tuesdays, July 16, 23 and 30, from 1:45 - 3:15 PM)

Cora J. Belden Library - Stepney Room
Volunteer to help with Learn to Juggle Program. Basic juggling experience is required. You should be able to do a basic cascade pattern with three balls. Duties involve helping kids learn the required moves, and helping to wrangle a room full of kids all throwing balls in the air at t...read more

or call 860-258-7623.
Learn to Juggle!
2:00 pm-3:00 pm
 Learn to Juggle!
Tuesday, Jul. 23, 2:00 pm-3:00 pm
(Tuesdays, July 16, 23 and 30, from 2-3 PM)

Cora J. Belden Library - Stepney Room
Have you ever wanted to learn something that looks really hard and really cool, and will definitely impress your friends and family? Then juggling is for you! It is surprisingly easy to juggle, if you just learn the steps in order, and then practice them a bit. Besides looking awesome, juggling has ...read more

or call 860-258-7623.
Virtual Author Talk for Teens- Elizabeth Acevedo
2:00 pm- 3:00 pm
Virtual Author Talk for Teens- Elizabeth Acevedo
Tuesday, Jul. 23, 2:00 pm- 3:00 pmVirtual Author Talk
Online - Zoom
You’re invited to learn about the power of poetry with Elizabeth Acevedo! In this exciting author conversation and Q&A, Acevedo will provide a short reading from her National Book Award winning and New York Times bestselling novel-in-verse, The Poet X serving as the bac...read more
YA Graphic Novel Reviewers
2-4PM
 YA Graphic Novel Reviewers
Tuesday, Jul. 23, 2-4PM
Cora J. Belden Library - Adult Department
Tuesdays, July 9, 16, 23, 30, and August 6, 132-4PMVolunteer to help with YA Graphic Novel Reviewers. Join us to read and review the newly developed teen graphic novels section in our YA Department. This is a great option for teens who prefer independent work. Please arrive promptly at the desi...read more
Dreaming of Italy- Let us be your guide!
6 pm- 7 pm
Dreaming of Italy- Let us be your guide!
Tuesday, Jul. 23, 6 pm- 7 pmDreaming of Italy- L
Cora J. Belden Library - Stepney Room
Andiamo! Who's Ready to Tour Italy!You’re invited to come on a virtual tour of one of the most beautiful countries in the world given by Paola Rubbo, guide and founder of Andiamo Tours, a small boutique tour company that helps people discover the Italy they’ve always dreamed of.As a ...read more
Dr. Nicole Klughers- Back Pain Management
6:00 pm- 7:00 pm
Dr. Nicole Klughers- Back Pain Management
Tuesday, Jul. 23, 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
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CANCELLED: Teen Volunteering - Reader’s Theatre
1:45-3:00 pm
CANCELLED: Teen Volunteering - Reader’s Theatre
Wednesday, Jul. 24, 1:45-3:00 pm
Cora J. Belden Library - Stepney Room
Unfortunately, this event has been cancelled.Volunteer to help with Reader's Theatre. We need help setting up, assisting kids throughout the program, and cleaning up. Please arrive promptly at the designated time, sign-in at the Adult Reference desk, and then report to the Children'...read more
CANCELLED: Reader’s Theatre - Peddler Polly and the Story Stealer
2:00-3:00 pm
CANCELLED: Reader’s Theatre - Peddler Polly and the Story Stealer
Wednesday, Jul. 24, 2:00-3:00 pmCANCELLED: Reader&rs
Cora J. Belden Library - Stepney Room
Unfortunately, this event has been cancelled.Learn about story telling, acting techniques, and how to read with expression!  There will be some tough vocabulary in this one...but don't worry!  You will also learn how to tackle words like this and more!There are some non-speak...read more
One on One Tech Help
2:00 pm
 One on One Tech Help
Wednesday, Jul. 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.
Poop Museum
6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
 Poop Museum
Wednesday, Jul. 24, 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.Poop Museum
Rocky Hill Community/Senior Center
Discover the serious science of poop and pooping with The Poop Museum. Filled with the perfect combination of fun, and fabulous, fascinating facts that will answer questions like:• What is poop?• Does every animal poop? • Does every animal have a butt? • Is there really...read more

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Babies & Bubbles
9:45am
 Babies & Bubbles
Thursday, Jul. 25, 9:45amBabies & Bubbles
Cora J. Belden Library - Stepney Room
(Formerly titled Baby Bop) Please join us for stories, songs, and  rhymes, followed by baby playtime! Recommended for familieswith babies up to 24 months old. No registration required!
YA Genre Finders
10AM-12PM
 YA Genre Finders
Thursday, Jul. 25, 10AM-12PM
Cora J. Belden Library - Adult Department
Thursdays, July 11,18, 25, and August 1, 8, 1510AM-12PMVolunteer to help with YA Genre Finders. Help us look through our YA fiction to find books for upcoming displays and advertisments based on genre. Genres include topics like friendship, thrillers, summer, etc. This is a great option fo...read more

or call 860-258-7623.
ESOL Classes for Adults
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
 ESOL Classes for Adults
Thursday, Jul. 25, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PMESOL Classes for Adu
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 require...read more
Teen Volunteering: Yayy! It’s Monday!
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Teen Volunteering: Yayy! It’s Monday!
Thursday, Jul. 25, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Cora J. Belden Library - Stepney Room
We are looking for a few teens to help with the Yayy! It's Monday program.  This includes set up, helping with the craft and clean up. Must enjoy working with younger kids ages 3-8.  Please arrive promptly at the designated time and sign in at the adult information desk and the report ...read more

YAYYY! It’s Monday! Bi-lingual storytime Hindi-English
2:00 pm - 3:00pm
YAYYY! It’s Monday! Bi-lingual storytime Hindi-English
Thursday, Jul. 25, 2:00 pm - 3:00pmYAYYY! It’s Mo
Cora J. Belden Library - Stepney Room
Listen to the story, Yayyy! It's Monday,  read by author Priya Gupta that features a garbage truck.  Learn about Indian languages,and how to say a few words in Hindi; participate in a sorting exercise – recycle, trash or compost,  and create a craft from recyclables.   ...read more

or call 860-258-7623.
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Playgroup Plus
10:30am-11:30am
 Playgroup Plus
Friday, Jul. 26, 10:30am-11:30am
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
Teen Time - Perler & Movie Series
11AM-1PM
Teen Time - Perler & Movie Series
Friday, Jul. 26, 11AM-1PMTeen Time - Perler &
Cora J. Belden Library - Program Room
Fridays 11AM-1PM.Grades 6-12Escape the heat with a fun perler beads craft, movie, and snacks! A new theme each week! Please register separately for each one.July 12 - Harry PotterJuly 19 - DisneyJuly 26 - AvengersAugust 2 - MarioAugust 9 - Star Wars

or call 860-258-7623.
Teen Volunteering - STEM LAB Chain reactions
1:45 - 3:45 PM
Teen Volunteering - STEM LAB Chain reactions
Friday, Jul. 26, 1:45 - 3:45 PMTeen Volunteering -
Cora J. Belden Library - Stepney Room
Volunteer to help with the STEM Lab. We need help setting up, assisting kids throughout the program, and cleaning up. Please arrive promptly at the designated time, sign-in at the Adult Reference desk, and then report to the Children's Department for instructions. We work hard to make our p...read more

STEM LAB: Chain Reactions
2:00 pm -3:30 pm
 STEM LAB: Chain Reactions
Friday, Jul. 26, 2:00 pm -3:30 pm
(Fridays, July 12, 26 and August 9, 2-3:30pm)
STEM LAB: Chain Reac
Cora J. Belden Library - Stepney Room
Calling all tinker-ers!  Do you love to experiment with what would happen if?  Create a Rube Goldberg machine.  What kind of complicated chain reaction can you create to complete a simple task?   Use “simple” machines such as a pulley, inclined plane, lever, wedge, wh...read more
One on One Tech Help
2:00 pm
 One on One Tech Help
Friday, Jul. 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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Library Open 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
 Library Open 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
Saturday, Jul. 27
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Bluey Bonanza
10AM-12PM
 Bluey Bonanza
Monday, Jul. 29, 10AM-12PMBluey Bonanza
Cora J. Belden Library - Stepney Room
Monday, July 29 10-12Join us for Bluey inspired activities, crafts, and games! Registration required. Ages 3+ Sponsored by the Friends of the Rocky Hill Library.

Registration required, begins Jul 15.
Teen Volunteering - Kids Chess Club
1:30-4:30PM
Teen Volunteering - Kids Chess Club
Monday, Jul. 29, 1:30-4:30PM
Cora J. Belden Library - Stepney Room
Mondays, July 8, 15, 22, 29, and August 5, 12, 19Volunteer to help with Kids Chess Club. Must know how to pay chess to volunteer. We need help setting up, assisting kids throughout the program, and cleaning up. Please arrive promptly at the designated time, sign-in at the Adult Refere...read more

Kids Chess Club
2-4PM
 Kids Chess Club
Monday, Jul. 29, 2-4PMKids Chess Club
Cora J. Belden Library - Stepney Room
Mondays, July 8, 15, 22, 29, and August 5, 12, 19Drop in between 2 and 4PM!Kids ages 7+Join us Mondays this summer to play chess with other kids, or learn to play chess from our teen volunteers! Sign up to receive a reminder email! Drop in anytime between 2 and 4 to play!

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

or call 860-258-7623.
Music and Movement
6:30 p.m. -7:15 p.m.
 Music and Movement
Monday, Jul. 29, 6:30 p.m. -7:15 p.m.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 4 yrs.  Register for reminders. 
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Adult Knitting
11 am - 12:30 pm
 Adult Knitting
Tuesday, Jul. 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! 
Teen Volunteer for Learn to Juggle program
1:45 - 3:15 PM
Teen Volunteer for Learn to Juggle program
Tuesday, Jul. 30, 1:45 - 3:15 PM
(Tuesdays, July 16, 23 and 30, from 1:45 - 3:15 PM)

Cora J. Belden Library - Stepney Room
Volunteer to help with Learn to Juggle Program. Basic juggling experience is required. You should be able to do a basic cascade pattern with three balls. Duties involve helping kids learn the required moves, and helping to wrangle a room full of kids all throwing balls in the air at t...read more

or call 860-258-7623.
Learn to Juggle!
2:00 pm-3:00 pm
 Learn to Juggle!
Tuesday, Jul. 30, 2:00 pm-3:00 pm
(Tuesdays, July 16, 23 and 30, from 2-3 PM)

Cora J. Belden Library - Stepney Room
Have you ever wanted to learn something that looks really hard and really cool, and will definitely impress your friends and family? Then juggling is for you! It is surprisingly easy to juggle, if you just learn the steps in order, and then practice them a bit. Besides looking awesome, juggling has ...read more

or call 860-258-7623.
Virtual Author Talk for Kids-Dan Santat
2:00 pm- 3:00 pm
Virtual Author Talk for Kids-Dan Santat
Tuesday, Jul. 30, 2:00 pm- 3:00 pmVirtual Author Talk
Online - Zoom
Join this year’s winner of the National Book Award for Young People's Literature, Dan Santat, as he inspires tweens and teens to tell their own stories through graphic novels. His winning book, A First Time for Everything, is a graphic memoir based on his own awkward middle school yea...read more
YA Graphic Novel Reviewers
2-4PM
 YA Graphic Novel Reviewers
Tuesday, Jul. 30, 2-4PM
Cora J. Belden Library - Adult Department
Tuesdays, July 9, 16, 23, 30, and August 6, 132-4PMVolunteer to help with YA Graphic Novel Reviewers. Join us to read and review the newly developed teen graphic novels section in our YA Department. This is a great option for teens who prefer independent work. Please arrive promptly at the desi...read more

or call 860-258-7623.
Teen Time - Anime & Manga Club
2 - 3:30 PM
 Teen Time - Anime & Manga Club
Tuesday, Jul. 30, 2 - 3:30 PMTeen Time - Anime &
Cora J. Belden Library - Program Room
Do you love to watch anime and read manga? Or maybe you've never watched anime but you're curious to check it out?  Explore different genres, categories, and eras of Japanese animation in Anime & Manga club! You'll have a say in what we watch next! Snacks will be provi...read more

or call 860-258-7623.
RESCHEDULED- Alcohol Ink Dyed Scarves
6:00 pm- 7:30 pm
RESCHEDULED- Alcohol Ink Dyed Scarves
Tuesday, Jul. 30, 6:00 pm- 7:30 pmRESCHEDULED- Alcohol
Cora J. Belden Library - Stepney Room
Attention Crafters! Let's make colorful scarves! This program has been rescheduled from 5/28. The registration is currently full. All patrons who previously registered and on the waiting list have been added to the current list. Check back to see if this event opens up any slots. Thank you!...read more
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One on One Tech Help
2:00 pm
 One on One Tech Help
Wednesday, Jul. 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.
   
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