Meriden Public Library will temporarily close after June 2nd.

The Meriden Public Library is moving back to our newly renovated building at 105 Miller Street to prepare for our grand opening on July 14th & 15th.

Our Meriden Mall location will close after business hours on June 2nd. We will reopen to the public at 105 Miller Street on July 14th with a grand celebration. We hope you can join us then!

Visit our Grand Opening page for further information:

Community Resources

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2-1-1 Connecticut

2-1-1 is a free, confidential information and referral service that connects people to essential health and human services 24 hours a day, seven days a week, online and over the phone.

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Autism Services & Resources Connecticut

For more than 20 years, ASRC has held to the ideal that everyone deserves to live their best life possible.

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Ballheadz is committed to providing students with opportunities to give back to the community. The organization offers a variety of community service projects throughout the year, and is always looking for new ways to get involved.

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Beat the Street Community Center

Keeping kids off the street and engaged in positive, character-building activities.

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Bilingual and ESOL Department of Meriden Public Schools

The Bilingual and ESOL Department is responsible for the identification and assessment of language dominance and proficiency of all new students entering the Meriden Public Schools (MPS) whose first language is not English.

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Boys & Girls Club of Meriden

The Club's mission: to enable all young people, especially those who need it most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens.

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Catholic Charities - Meriden

Catholic Charities is a non-profit agency serving people of all faiths in Hartford, Litchfield, and New Haven counties since 1920.

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Children's Law Center

The mission of the Children’s Law Center is to promote the best possible outcomes for children and families in transition or crisis by providing access to legal services and support they could not otherwise afford.

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Community Health Center, Inc.

Community Health Center, Inc. (CHCI) is dedicated to building a world-class primary healthcare system – caring for key populations – and focused on healthy outcomes and healthy communities.

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CT Food Pantries

A comprehensive list of food assistance programs that provides full descriptions, pictures, hours, volunteer information, etc.

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CT Homeless Shelter Directory

Homeless Shelter Directory

The most complete list of shelters in Connecticut. The site lists emergency shelters, but many are general homeless shelters or transitional housing opportunities. Please note that many of these facilities have waiting lists (some are very long).

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Gallery 53

Gallery 53 is dedicated to making art accessible to everyone in the community with exhibits, classes, and events.

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Girls Inc.

With 100+ years of experience serving young women in the Greater Meriden area, Girls Inc. is the premier all-girl environment that guides young women through self-discovery with program-based curriculum.
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Master’s Manna, Inc.

Master’s Manna, Inc., a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) corporation, was established in Wallingford in 2006 to serve homeless, near-homeless, low- to moderate-income families and residents who face food insecurity in the Greater Wallingford / Meriden area.
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Meriden Department of Health & Human Services

The mission of the MDHHS is to protect health, prevent disease, and promote the health and well-being of all persons in Meriden.

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Meriden Historical Society

The Meriden Historical Society, Inc., a non-profit corporation, acts as the official historian of the city of Meriden, CT.

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Meriden Parks and Recreation

Register for activities and programs, obtain a permit, and more.

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Meriden Public Schools

The official website of the Meriden Public Schools and the city of Meriden Board of Education.
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