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Magic Marvels

6:30pm - 7:30pm
School Age
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Multi-Purpose Room 6
Age Group: School Age
Program Type: Art & Crafts, Games, Special Event
Registration Required
Event Details:

In this exciting and interactive course, young magicians will learn the fundamentals of magic and develop their skills in performing captivating tricks from local magician, David Wyskiel!

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.

Wiggle Worms

10:30am - 11:30am
Children, Babies & Toddlers
Closed
Registration
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 "Teens" group.

Teen Movie Matinee

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Teens
Open
Registration
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.

Classics Clique Discussion

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Adults
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Meeting Room 5
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Club
Registration Required
Event Details:

This club is for people who love classics, or who just want to try reading more of them. There will be a group book to read every month, as well as a viewing of the movie adaptation.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Sensory Playtime

5:00pm - 6:30pm
Children
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Meeting Room 1+2+3
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Education, Games, Storytime & Early Learning
Registration Required
Event Details:

Join us for a sensory friendly playtime where children and caregivers can interact with several stations of fun activities while socializing.

Registration is required.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Make Your Own Rainbow Mobile

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Children
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Children's Project Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Art & Crafts
Registration Required
Event Details:

We are all unique! Participants will be able to create their own rainbow mobile at this fun crafting event.

All supplies are included, and registration is required.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Colors of My Jewish Year: Blue

4:30pm - 5:00pm
Children
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Children's Project Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Civics & Community, Special Event, Travel & Culture
Registration Required
Event Details:

Ages 3-8 | Registration Required

Colors of my Jewish Year: Blue כָּחֹל

This event is in the "All Ages" group.
This event is in the "Community" group.

Instructional Chess Program

6:00pm - 7:00pm
All Ages, Community
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Multi-Purpose Room 6
Age Group: All Ages, Community
Program Type: Education, Games
Event Details:

An instructional chess program offered for an eight week spring session will feature a premier area instructor. The program is for players of all ages, beginners welcome.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Rainbow Roundtable

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Teens
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Teen Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: LGBTQ+
Registration Required
Event Details:

The Rainbow Roundtable 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 "Children" group.

Cardboard Dinosaur Creations

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Children
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Children's Project Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Art & Crafts
Registration Required
Event Details:

Paint and decorate your very own cardboard standup dinosaur!

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Practice English Conversation

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Adults
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Meeting Room 5
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Bilingual, Civics & Community, Education
Registration Required
Event Details:

Join us to practice speaking English in a fun and comfortable environment!

Some knowledge of English is recommended.

¡Únete a nosotros para practicar hablando en inglés en un ambiente divertido y cómodo!

This event is in the "All Ages" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Meeting Room 1+2+3
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Holiday, Music, Travel & Culture
Registration Required
Event Details:

Join this informational, inspirational, interactive gathering to celebrate Juneteenth. Activities will include historical facts, African dance and a Juneteenth flag activity.

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.

Wiggle Worms Make Up Class

10:30am - 11:30am
Children, Babies & Toddlers
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Meeting Room 1+2+3
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 "Teens" group.

Beyond the Book Club

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Teens
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Teen Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Book Club
Registration Required
Event Details:

Love reading but struggle to pick out or finish a book? Join Beyond the Book Club to read fantastic YA stories and discussions.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Poetry Slam

1:00pm - 3:30pm
Teens
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Multi-Purpose Room 6
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Art & Crafts, Special Event
Registration Required
Event Details:

Join Meriden Pride for a poetry slam event! Perform a piece you wrote or recite your favorite poem.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Meeting Room 1+2+3
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness, Music, Workshop
Registration Required
Event Details:

Relieving stress through music and rhythm: a participatory workshop is a fun, hands-on mix of songs, stories, and guided music-making - the joys of creative expression. Set the endorphins free with Craig Harris!

This event is in the "Teens" group.

New Music Monday

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Teens
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Teen Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Music
Registration Required
Event Details:

Discover this month's newest music in the teen room!

All playlists/suggestions must be library appropriate.

This event is in the "All Ages" group.
This event is in the "Community" group.

Instructional Chess Program

6:00pm - 7:00pm
All Ages, Community
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Multi-Purpose Room 6
Age Group: All Ages, Community
Program Type: Education, Games
Event Details:

An instructional chess program offered for an eight week spring session will feature a premier area instructor. The program is for players of all ages, beginners welcome.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Tabletop Club

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Teens
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Teen Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Games
Registration Required
Event Details:

Come play a couple rounds of your favorite board game and enjoy some snacks!

This event is in the "All Ages" group.
This event is in the "Community" group.

Augusta Curtis Concert Band Summer Concert

6:00pm - 8:00pm
All Ages, Community
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Meeting Room 1+2+3
Age Group: All Ages, Community
Program Type: Music, Special Event
Registration Required
Event Details:

The Augusta Curtis Concert Band will perform their summer concert at the MPL on Wednesday, June 12th.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

What's Next Book Club

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Adults
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Meeting Room 5
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Club
Registration Required
Event Details:

June Book: Lesson's in Chemistry by Bonnie Garmus.