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Cora J. Belden Library
33 Church Street, Rocky Hill, CT 06067 860-258-7621
Email us at cora@rockyhillct.gov www.rockyhillct.gov/library
Spring Library Hours
Monday–Thursday: 9:30am–8:00pm Friday and Saturday: 9:30am–5:00pm Sunday: 12:00pm–4:00pm
Our website is open 24 hours for books, magazines, movies and more at www.rockyhillct.gov/library
The Cora. J. Belden Library is a vital center within our diverse community where residents of all ages can read, connect, learn
and discover in a welcoming environment. We strive to enhance the quality of life in the community and encourage life-long learning by providing friendly, knowledgeable service and access to a diversity
of ideas, materials and experiences. Our physical collection includes
a wide variety of books, magazines, newspapers, and DVDs – we’re sure to have something for you! We offer free Wi-Fi, computer usage, customized one-on-one tech help and aim to expose the community to the benefits of 21st century technology. We offer a great selection of educational and recreational programs for all ages.
Here is a sample of our upcoming spring events. Don’t forget to check our online calendar for more ongoing activities, classes, and programs for all ages. We are adding new programs every day.
Connect with us
Subscribe to our monthly newsletter and keep up to date with all of our great programs and events. Call us at 860-258-7623 to sign up. Access our newsletter online- just look for the newsletter link on our home page.
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Preschool Programs
Playgroup Plus
Join us for stories, songs and more. Stay for free play with a special set of toys in the Stepney Room.
Days: Mondays or Tuesdays (check the calendar), Wednesdays and Saturdays
Time: 10:15–11:30am Ages: Birth to 5 yrs
music and movement
This educational program combines music, dance and rhythm with structured learning. Children will develop confidence, coordination, and social skills while having fun in a warm and relaxed environment.
Days: Mondays Time: 6:30–7:15pm Ages: Birth to 5 yrs
Pajama Storytime Surprise
Join us twice a month in your favorite PJs for fun activities each session.
Days: Thursdays (Check calendar)
Time: 6:30–7:15pm
Ages: Birth to 5 yrs
fun fridays
Join us for something new each week! Come hear a story and engage in an activity that is just right for your little one.
Days: Fridays
Time: 10:15–11:00am Ages: Birth to 5 yrs
egg-cellent egg Decorating
Come to the library for this fun spring activity. Decorate eggs of all sorts using a variety of techniques. Bring them to the Bunny Breakfast on Saturday, April 4 and enter them into their contest. Date: Friday, April 3
Time: 2:00–3:30pm Ages: 2 and up
teddy Bear wellness clinic –
with medexpress
Bring your favorite stuffed animal to the library for this special program. With help from MedExpress staff kids can actually become doctors or nurses themselves by taking teddy’s temperature and blood pressure, using a tongue depressor, and performing mock X-rays. Registration requested.
Date: Tuesday, April 14
Time: 10:15–11:30am
Ages: 3–8 yrs
hooked on llamas!
Meet a live llama from Country Quilt Llama Farm in Cornwall, CT. Find out about llamas--how they are sheared, how their fiber is used and what you can make from the fiber. Enjoy a special storytime and pet the llama too!
Date: Wednesday, April 15 Time: 2:00–3:00pm
Ages: 2 and up
toddler Drive in and car wash
Transform a cardboard box into the car of your child’s dreams! Parent and child work together with supplies provided by the library to add wheels, a custom license plate and more! Take your car through our car wash and then watch a short movie at the drive in. Registration requested.
Date: Thursday, May 7 Time: 10:15–11:30am Ages: 2-5 yrs
School-age Programs
creation Station
Let’s craft together! Supplies with simple instructions will be provided to make some awesome creations like duct tape art, yarn weaving, jewelry making, plastic lace keychains, and more.
Days: Tuesdays Time: 6:00–7:30pm Ages: 5 yrs and up
march madness – Puzzlemania
Do you like to do jigsaw puzzles? Come try your hand at competitive puzzling! Work alone or in teams to put together puzzles for all age levels. It’s fun and challenging.
Registration requested.
Days: Wednesday 3/4, Tuesday 3/10 and Tuesday 3/17 Time: Check the calendar for times
Ages: 5 yrs and up
march madness – the Jig is Up!
Battle it out to be the fastest puzzler! Do you have what it takes? Work alone or in teams to put together puzzles for all age levels. It’s fun and challenging. Winners get a prize and bragging rights!
Registration requested.
Date: Friday, March 20
Time: 2:00–4:00pm
Ages: 5 yrs and up
mother & Daughter Book club
Join us for lively discussions, activities, friendship and fun! Each month we will read a book involving female heroines and discuss it in the library. This club is open to girls and their female caregivers. Girls rock! Registration required.
Day/Date: Last Thursday of the month, begins March 26
Time: 6:30–7:30pm
Ages: 9–12 yrs
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