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CT Food Justice Gathering

Saturday, April 20, 2024 at 9:30am - 4:00pm
Meeting Room 1+2+3 at Meriden Public Library
Purpose of Meeting:

This is a gathering for people working on food justice issues across the state. There will be chances for networking and learning.

This is not a library sponsored event.
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Meeting Room 1+2+3
Purpose of Meeting
This is a gathering for people working on food justice issues across the state. There will be chances for networking and learning. ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
This event is in the "Community" group.

Friends of the Meriden Public Library Book Sale

Saturday, April 20, 2024 at 10:00am - 2:00pm
Meriden Public Library
Program Type:
Other, Special Event
Age Group:
All Ages, Community
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Age Group: All Ages, Community
Program Type: Other, Special Event
This event is in the "Children" group.

Lego Block Party

Saturday, April 20, 2024 at 10:00am - 2:00pm
Children's Project Room at Meriden Public Library
Program Type:
Art & Crafts, Games
Age Group:
Children
Event Details:

Imagination and creation combined! Join us once a month to make a LEGO creation to be put on display at the library.

Closed
Required
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Children's Project Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Art & Crafts, Games
Registration Required
Event Details:
Imagination and creation combined! Join us once a month to make a LEGO creation to be put on display at the library. ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
This event is in the "Community" group.

We Are the Storytellers

Saturday, April 20, 2024 at 11:00am - 12:30pm
Multi-Purpose Room 6 at Meriden Public Library
Program Type:
Art & Crafts, Education, Workshop
Age Group:
All Ages, Community
Event Details:

Do you love to write? Join us in this exciting new 4-week creative writing program, in which writers will foster their creative writing skills through writing prompts and exercises

Open
Required
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Multi-Purpose Room 6
Age Group: All Ages, Community
Program Type: Art & Crafts, Education, Workshop
Registration Required
Event Details:
Do you love to write? Join us in this exciting new 4-week creative writing program, in which writers will foster their creative writing skills through writing prompts and exercises. We will talk about characters, plots, settings, and dialogue. We ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Movie Matinee

Saturday, April 20, 2024 at 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Teen Room at Meriden Public Library
Program Type:
Film
Age Group:
Teens
Event Details:

Vote to pick which movie screens at the biweekly Teen Movie Matinee! Vote in person the day of and enjoy some snacks!

Open
Required
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Teen Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Film
Registration Required
Event Details:
Vote to pick which movie screens at the biweekly Teen Movie Matinee! Vote in person the day of and enjoy some snacks! ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Resume Workshop

Saturday, April 20, 2024 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Meeting Room 5 at Meriden Public Library
Program Type:
Civics & Community, Education, Workshop
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

This workshop delivers the essential tools required to launch a successful job search. The workshop will provide an in-depth review of the elements required to prepare a comprehens

Open
Required
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Meeting Room 5
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Civics & Community, Education, Workshop
Registration Required
Event Details:
This workshop delivers the essential tools required to launch a successful job search. The workshop will provide an in-depth review of the elements required to prepare a comprehensive and professional resume. We’ll discuss the key elements ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Out in the Open

Saturday, April 20, 2024 at 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Multi-Purpose Room 6 at Meriden Public Library
Program Type:
LGBTQ+
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

The Out in the Open Club is a LGBTQIA+ oriented club where we talk about what we are reading, watching, and listening to that’s LGBTQIA+ related. Come hang out in a welcoming

Open
Required
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Multi-Purpose Room 6
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: LGBTQ+
Registration Required
Event Details:
The Out in the Open Club is a LGBTQIA+ oriented club where we talk about what we are reading, watching, and listening to that’s LGBTQIA+ related. Come hang out in a welcoming environment with like-minded folks! ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

American Job Center Table

Monday, April 22, 2024 at 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Entrance Hallway at Meriden Public Library
Program Type:
Civics & Community
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

American Job Centers (AJCs) provide free help to job seekers for a variety of career and employment-related needs. Nearly 2,300 AJCs, funded by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Emplo

Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Entrance Hallway
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Civics & Community
Event Details:
American Job Centers (AJCs) provide free help to job seekers for a variety of career and employment-related needs. Nearly 2,300 AJCs, funded by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration, are located throughout the United S...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

CCALC - “The Beautiful Sites in Minnesota”

Monday, April 22, 2024 at 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Meeting Room 1+2+3 at Meriden Public Library
Program Type:
Castle Craig Adult Learning Center, Other, Special Event
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Travel with us from the shore of Lake Superior, through the far north National Wilderness area, down to Ancient Native American settlements in the southwest corner of Minnesota. He

Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Meeting Room 1+2+3
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Castle Craig Adult Learning Center, Other, Special Event
Event Details:
Travel with us from the shore of Lake Superior, through the far north National Wilderness area, down to Ancient Native American settlements in the southwest corner of Minnesota. Hear about the history of the “Grand Portage” of the Minnesota and Canad...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

STEM Windmill

Monday, April 22, 2024 at 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Multi-Purpose Room 6 at Meriden Public Library
Program Type:
Art & Crafts, Education, STEAM
Age Group:
Teens
Event Details:

Learn all about wind generated power by making your own working windmill.

Open
Required
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Multi-Purpose Room 6
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Art & Crafts, Education, STEAM
Registration Required
Event Details:
Learn all about wind generated power by making your own working windmill. ...
This event is in the "School Age" group.

Recycled Water Bottle Suncatchers

Monday, April 22, 2024 at 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Children's Project Room at Meriden Public Library
Program Type:
Art & Crafts, Civics & Community
Age Group:
School Age
Event Details:

Come celebrate Earth Day with us! Participants will get to upcycle a water bottle into a suncatcher. All supplies are included and registration is required.

Open
Required
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Children's Project Room
Age Group: School Age
Program Type: Art & Crafts, Civics & Community
Registration Required
Event Details:
Come celebrate Earth Day with us! Participants will get to upcycle a water bottle into a suncatcher. All supplies are included and registration is required. ...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.

Messy Makers: Ice Painting

Tuesday, April 23, 2024 at 10:30am - 11:30am
Children's Project Room at Meriden Public Library
Program Type:
Art & Crafts
Age Group:
Babies & Toddlers
Event Details:

Come get messy with us! This month we're painting with ice cubes! We'll provide aprons but please wear clothes you don't mind getting messy.

Open
Required
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Children's Project Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Art & Crafts
Registration Required
Event Details:
Come get messy with us! This month we're painting with ice cubes! We'll provide aprons but please wear clothes you don't mind getting messy. ...

SCOW - Translation Services for the Spanish Speaking Community

Tuesday, April 23, 2024 at 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Holocaust Room at Meriden Public Library
Purpose of Meeting:

They will be providing Spanish translation services so Spanish language speaking persons can access library services. They will also provide assistance with online applications and

This is not a library sponsored event.
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Holocaust Room
Purpose of Meeting
They will be providing Spanish translation services so Spanish language speaking persons can access library services. They will also provide assistance with online applications and/or any other forms or internet usage that requires Spanish translatio...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "School Age" group.
This event is in the "Tweens (Ages 8-12)" group.

Nutmeg Newts Book Club

Tuesday, April 23, 2024 at 6:00pm - 6:45pm
Children's Storytime Room at Meriden Public Library
Program Type:
Book Club
Age Group:
Children, School Age, Tweens (Ages 8-12)
Event Details:

Join us for our all new monthly book club the Nutmeg Newts! The Nutmeg Newts Book Club is for children with a 4th through 6th grade reading level. This month we are reading The

Open
Required
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Children's Storytime Room
Age Group: Children, School Age, Tweens (Ages 8-12)
Program Type: Book Club
Registration Required
Event Details:
Join us for our all new monthly book club the Nutmeg Newts! The Nutmeg Newts Book Club is for children with a 4th through 6th grade reading level. This month we are reading The Beast and the Bethany Book 1 by Jack Meggitt-Phillips. Read the book o...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.

Wiggle Worms

Wednesday, April 24, 2024 at 10:30am - 11:30am
Children's Storytime Room at Meriden Public Library
Program Type:
Storytime & Early Learning
Age Group:
Babies & Toddlers
Event Details:

Join Miss Holly for special storytime for ages 0-3. This storytime will be filled with songs, puppets, dancing and more. Stay after storytime is over for playtime.

Waitlist
Required
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Children's Storytime Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Storytime & Early Learning
Registration Required
Event Details:
Join Miss Holly for special storytime for ages 0-3. This storytime will be filled with songs, puppets, dancing and more. Stay after storytime is over for playtime. ...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.

Family Storytime

Wednesday, April 24, 2024 at 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Children's Storytime Room at Meriden Public Library
Program Type:
Storytime & Early Learning
Age Group:
Babies & Toddlers
Event Details:

Join Miss Melissa for a fun evening of stories, songs, dancing and crafts. This program is geared towards 2-5 year-olds, but siblings are always welcome.

Open
Required
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Children's Storytime Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Storytime & Early Learning
Registration Required
Event Details:
Join Miss Melissa for a fun evening of stories, songs, dancing and crafts. This program is geared towards 2-5 year-olds, but siblings are always welcome. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Booktok Book Club

Wednesday, April 24, 2024 at 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Meeting Room 5 at Meriden Public Library
Program Type:
Book Club
Age Group:
Teens, Adults
Event Details:

Join us for BookTok Book Club where we discuss books that have trended on social media platforms including TikTok and Instagram. Share thoughts on your latest read or gather ideas

Open
Required
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Meeting Room 5
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Book Club
Registration Required
Event Details:
Join us for BookTok Book Club where we discuss books that have trended on social media platforms including TikTok and Instagram. Share thoughts on your latest read or gather ideas for the next one! April Book: The Half Burnt House by A...
This event is in the "School Age" group.

STEAM Stories

Thursday, April 25, 2024 at 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Children's Project Room at Meriden Public Library
Program Type:
Education, Games, STEAM
Age Group:
School Age
Event Details:

Join us each week for stories and a fun STEAM related activity. This event is best suited to children ages 6-11. Older siblings are welcome to join in. Re

Open
Required
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Children's Project Room
Age Group: School Age
Program Type: Education, Games, STEAM
Registration Required
Event Details:
Join us each week for stories and a fun STEAM related activity. This event is best suited to children ages 6-11. Older siblings are welcome to join in. Registration is required. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.

Wiggle Worms

Friday, April 26, 2024 at 10:30am - 11:30am
Children's Storytime Room at Meriden Public Library
Program Type:
Storytime & Early Learning
Age Group:
Children, Babies & Toddlers
Event Details:

Join us for special storytime for your little wiggle worm! This is a high energy storytime filled with songs, puppets, dancing and more. Stay after storytime is over f

Open
Required
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Children's Storytime Room
Age Group: Children, Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Storytime & Early Learning
Registration Required
Event Details:
Join us for special storytime for your little wiggle worm! This is a high energy storytime filled with songs, puppets, dancing and more. Stay after storytime is over for playtime. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

CCALC -The Art of Storytelling, How Photography and Video is Used to Communicate in the Digital World

Friday, April 26, 2024 at 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Meeting Room 1+2+3 at Meriden Public Library
Program Type:
Castle Craig Adult Learning Center, Other, Special Event
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Clem Kasinskas, a digital media creator, will share his life experience of creating content using the medium of photography and video. He will discuss the process of creating conte

Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Meeting Room 1+2+3
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Castle Craig Adult Learning Center, Other, Special Event
Event Details:
Clem Kasinskas, a digital media creator, will share his life experience of creating content using the medium of photography and video. He will discuss the process of creating content and the impact it has on the viewer. Presenter: Clem Kasinskas M...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "School Age" group.

Cuentacuentos Bilingual Story Hour

Saturday, April 27, 2024 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Children's Storytime Room at Meriden Public Library
Program Type:
Bilingual, Storytime & Early Learning
Age Group:
Children, Babies & Toddlers, School Age
Event Details:

All Ages | Registration Recommended Cuentacuentos is a program for children and families. We listen to stories in English and Spanish, work on crafts, and meet new friends.

Open
Required
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Children's Storytime Room
Age Group: Children, Babies & Toddlers, School Age
Program Type: Bilingual, Storytime & Early Learning
Registration Required
Event Details:
All Ages | Registration Recommended Cuentacuentos is a program for children and families. We listen to stories in English and Spanish, work on crafts, and meet new friends. El programa Cuentacuentos es para niños y familias. Escuc...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
This event is in the "Community" group.

We Are the Storytellers

Saturday, April 27, 2024 at 11:00am - 12:30pm
Meeting Room 5 at Meriden Public Library
Program Type:
Art & Crafts, Education, Workshop
Age Group:
All Ages, Community
Event Details:

Do you love to write? Join us in this exciting new 4-week creative writing program, in which writers will foster their creative writing skills through writing prompts and exercises

Open
Required
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Meeting Room 5
Age Group: All Ages, Community
Program Type: Art & Crafts, Education, Workshop
Registration Required
Event Details:
Do you love to write? Join us in this exciting new 4-week creative writing program, in which writers will foster their creative writing skills through writing prompts and exercises. We will talk about characters, plots, settings, and dialogue. We ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Saturday Family Flicks

Saturday, April 27, 2024 at 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Children's Storytime Room at Meriden Public Library
Program Type:
Film
Age Group:
Children
Event Details:

Join us for a fun family feature, Trolls Band Together (rated PG). Cozy up and bring something comfortable to sit on! Food is not allowed in the storytime room. This is a fami

Open
Required
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Children's Storytime Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Film
Registration Required
Event Details:
Join us for a fun family feature, Trolls Band Together (rated PG). Cozy up and bring something comfortable to sit on! Food is not allowed in the storytime room. This is a family event and registration is required. ...
This event is in the "Community" group.

Custom Groove Jazz Concert

Saturday, April 27, 2024 at 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Meeting Room 1+2+3 at Meriden Public Library
Program Type:
Music
Age Group:
Community
Event Details:

Custom Groove mixes great instrumental and vocal jazz tunes by the likes of Bob James, Spyro Gyra, and Chuck Mangione, with arrangements of classic pop songs and timeless stan

Open
Required
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Meeting Room 1+2+3
Age Group: Community
Program Type: Music
Registration Required
Event Details:
Custom Groove mixes great instrumental and vocal jazz tunes by the likes of Bob James, Spyro Gyra, and Chuck Mangione, with arrangements of classic pop songs and timeless standards. Please note this concert  will be filmed for publicity....