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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Meriden Parks and Recreation

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

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Meriden Patch

Patch is an innovative way to find out about, and participate in, what's going on near you.

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Meriden Police Department

The mission of the Meriden Police Department is to protect life, safeguard property, and enforce the law in an ethical, compassionate, and constitutional manner while using procedural justice to promote fairness and transparency, giving the community a voice, and being impartial.
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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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Meriden Public Schools - Information for Families


Information for families & the MPS community from the official website of the Meriden Public Schools and Board of Education.

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Meriden School Readiness

Meriden School Readiness provides affordable, quality childcare slots for 3- and 4-year-old children living in Meriden. Programs provide children with a school readiness experience that can assure they will enter kindergarten ready to learn.

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Meriden Soup Kitchen

The Meriden Soup Kitchen, founded in 1983 in Meriden, CT, feeds the hungry. A complete nutritious meal is served from 11:00 am to 12:30 pm Monday-Friday throughout the year.

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Meriden YMCA

As the nation’s leading nonprofit committed to strengthening community, they are dedicated to building healthy, confident, connected, and secure children, adults, families, and communities.

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Meriden-Wallingford Chrysalis

Domestic violence services that promote healthy relationships, safe families, and violence-free communities.

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MidState Arc, Inc.

MidState Arc is a nonprofit dedicated to enabling people with intellectual and developmental disabilities to lead more independent and fulfilling lives.

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Midstate Chamber of Commerce

An independent, private, not-for-profit membership service organization founded in Meriden that has provided more than 125 years of service to the community (established in 1896).

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MidState Medical Center

MidState Medical Center, a 156-bed acute-care hospital, has been serving the communities of central Connecticut since 1998.

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New England Society for Innovative Technology (NESIT Inc.) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit that operates the NESIT Makerspace in Meriden. They offer a collaborative environment for people of all kinds to come together and build things.

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New Beginnings Emergency Shelter and Hospitality Services (New Opportunities)

Emergency shelter services are provided to single men, single women, and families with children who, without this program, would be residing on the street. Seventy beds have been allocated for emergency shelter services.

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New Opportunities, Inc.

New Opportunities, Inc. is the community action agency that provides services in 4 counties (Fairfield, Litchfield, New Haven, and Hartford) and 60 towns and cities throughout Connecticut.

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Their roots go back to 1867, when a small weekly newspaper called the Weekly Visitor appeared on the streets of Meriden, CT. The Record-Journal continues to publish local news more than 150 years later.

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Rushford at Meriden offers a variety of outpatient programs and services to address issues related to mental health and substance use disorders.

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Salvation Army Meriden Corps

The Salvation Army has been helping people in need for more than 150 years.

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