Closed for Memorial Day

The library will be closed on Monday, May 29th in observance of Memorial Day.  We will reopen on Tuesday, May 30th at 9:30am. 

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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CT Hires

CTHires (Connecticut Helping Individuals and Employers Reach Employment Success) is the CT Department of Labor's comprehensive workforce development website.

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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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CT Judicial Branch

The mission of the Connecticut Judicial Branch is to serve the interests of justice and the public by resolving matters brought before it in a fair, timely, efficient, and open manner.

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CT Judicial Branch Law Library Services

CT Judicial Branch
The mission of the Law Library Services unit is to serve the Judicial Branch, the Bar, and the public by providing experienced guidance and access to comprehensive and current legal materials and resources in an efficient and timely manner.
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CT Legal Services

CLS is Connecticut’s largest not-for-profit law firm. They transform the lives of low-income people facing issues such as homelessness, a lack of medical care, and domestic violence.

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CT Unemployment Benefits and Claim Services


Information on CT unemployment benefits and payments.

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English as a Second Language (ESL)

ESL classes are ideal for the person who wishes to improve their English language, speaking, reading, and writing skills. ESL classes offer you four levels of instruction in small groups from beginning to advanced classes.

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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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Kuhn Employment Opportunities

Kuhn Employment Opportunities is a non-profit agency committed to helping people with disabilities find and retain employment.

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Literacy Volunteers of Greater New Haven (LVGNH)

"Empowering Lives Through Literacy." They envision a future in which the power of literacy enables all adults to thrive in their communities.

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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 Adult and Continuing Education

Meriden Adult Education provides opportunities for adults who want to learn about computers, discover new hobbies, improve physical fitness, or brush up on some skills.

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Meriden Council of Neighborhoods

City of Meriden
The parent organization of the neighborhood associations and block watches of Meriden. Their goal is to improve and maintain quality of life for all citizens through partnerships with the Meriden Police Dept. and the city of Meriden.
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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 Farmers Market

The market offers farm-fresh produce. Ripe produce is harvested and then sold at the market that day, providing an exceptional garden-fresh taste.

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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 Housing Authority

MHA's mission is to provide a safe, decent, healthy, and responsive environment for its tenants while maintaining the fiscal integrity of the Authority.

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