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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 "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 "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 "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 "Children" group.

Sensory Playtime

5:00pm - 6:30pm
Children
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Meeting Room 1+2
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.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
This event is in the "Community" group.

Summer Reading Kick Off : Book Swap

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Children, Teens, Adults, All Ages, Community
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Multi-Purpose Room 6
Age Group: Children, Teens, Adults, All Ages, Community
Program Type: Special Event
Registration Required
Event Details:

We can't wait to see you here! Patrons of all ages are welcome to bring in books to swap with other patrons.

This event is in the "School Age" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Multi-Purpose Room 6
Age Group: School Age
Program Type: Education, Food/Cooking, Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Event Details:

Learn about the wonderful local produce Connecticut offers at this kid centered program.

Children will have the opportunity to create a healthy snack.

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

6:00pm - 6:45pm
Children, School Age, Tweens (Ages 8-12)
Open
Registration
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 event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.

Wiggle Worms Session 1

10:00am - 10:30am
Children, Babies & Toddlers
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Children's Storytime Room
Age Group: Children, Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Education, 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 "Children" group.
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.

Wiggle Worms Session 2

11:00am - 11:30am
Children, Babies & Toddlers
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Children's Storytime Room
Age Group: Children, Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Education, 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 "Children" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Lotería

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Children, Teens, Adults, All Ages
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Multi-Purpose Room 6
Age Group: Children, Teens, Adults, All Ages
Program Type: Bilingual, Games
Registration Required
Event Details:

Like Bingo? You'll love Lotería.

Join us for this bilingual program and play the popular Mexican card game.

This event is in the "School Age" group.

Water on the Move

6:00pm - 7:00pm
School Age
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Meeting Room 1+2+3
Age Group: School Age
Program Type: Civics & Community, Education, Nature/Wildlife, Special Event
Registration Required
Event Details:

Understanding the role of water in Earth's processes begins with understanding its limits and availability. Join Susan Quincy, educational outreach representative of CT DEEP for interesting information on this topic.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Egg Carton Critters

2:30pm - 3:30pm
Children
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Children's Project Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Art & Crafts
Registration Required
Event Details:

Use your creativity and ingenuity to design and build your own critter out of egg cartons and other craft supplies.

Will you make a bug, a flower, a fish or something completely new?

For ages 5-11.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Family Storytime

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

Join Miss Alyssa for a fun evening of stories, songs, dancing and more.

This program is geared towards 2-5 year olds, but siblings are always welcome.

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

Lil Coquíes Bilingual Storytime

10:30am - 11:30am
Babies & Toddlers, Preschool
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Children's Storytime Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Preschool
Program Type: Bilingual, Storytime & Early Learning
Registration Required
Event Details:

Join Miss Katerina for Lil Coquíes bilingual storytime filled with music, stories, and Spanish language discovery for your little one!

Siblings are welcome.

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

Family Block Party

10:00am - 12:00pm
Children, All Ages, Community
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Meeting Room 1+2+3
Age Group: Children, All Ages, Community
Program Type: Art & Crafts, Games, Health & Wellness, Music
Registration Required
Event Details:

Beat the heat! Join us for giant lawn games, music, and more inside our air-conditioned building.

Registration requested but not required

This event is in the "Children" group.

Fireworks Salt Painting

2:30pm - 3:30pm
Children
Registration
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Children's Project Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Art & Crafts
Registration Required
Event Details:

Create your own beautiful fireworks art using glue, salt and watercolor paint.

For ages 5-11.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Sensory Playtime

5:00pm - 6:30pm
Children
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.
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.

Wiggle Worms Session 1

10:00am - 10:30am
Children, Babies & Toddlers
Registration
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Children's Storytime Room
Age Group: Children, Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Education, 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 "Children" group.
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.

Wiggle Worms Session 2

11:00am - 11:30am
Children, Babies & Toddlers
Registration
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Children's Storytime Room
Age Group: Children, Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Education, 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.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Lil Coquíes Bilingual Storytime

10:30am - 11:30am
Babies & Toddlers, Preschool
Registration
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Children's Storytime Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Preschool
Program Type: Bilingual, Storytime & Early Learning
Registration Required
Event Details:

Join Miss Katerina for Lil Coquíes bilingual storytime filled with music, stories, and Spanish language discovery for your little one!

Siblings are welcome.