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This event is in the "Teens" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Meeting Room 5
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Technology Class, Workshop
Registration Required
Event Details:
Calling all Platt and Maloney students with a passion for video editing and content creation! Join the Change the Play Content Creation Class at the Meriden Public Library on Wednesdays @3-4 PM for 7 sessions. Here's a glimpse of what participants...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Manga Club

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Teens
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Teen Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Art & Crafts, Film, Games
Registration Required
Event Details:
Do you love manga? Join the Manga Club to talk about your favorite manga, watch anime, meet like-minded people and work on fun projects. Additionally, check out any new manga additions before anyone else! ...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.

Family Storytime

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Babies & Toddlers
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Children's Project Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Other, Storytime & Early Learning
Registration Required
Event Details:
Join Miss Melissa each week for stories, songs and crafts. This story time is geared towards ages 2-5, but all ages are welcome. Registration required.  Please register below. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

BookTok Bookclub

6:30pm - 8:00pm
Adults
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Multi-Purpose Room 6
Age Group: 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! February Book: The 7 1/2 Deaths of Eve...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.

Leap Year Party

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Children, Babies & Toddlers, Tweens
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Meeting Room 1+2+3
Age Group: Children, Babies & Toddlers, Tweens
Program Type: Art & Crafts, Holiday, Other, Special Event
Registration Required
Event Details:
Come celebrate Leap Year with us! This day only happens once every four years. Spend the afternoon creating fun leap themed crafts, writing a leap year letter, and more. This event is best suited to children ages 5 years old and older. All s...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "School Age" group.

Video Game Club

5:00pm - 7:00pm
Children, School Age
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Children's Storytime Room
Age Group: Children, School Age
Program Type: Games
Event Details:
Drop-in to the library on Thursday nights in February for video game club! We will be taking turns playing on the Nintendo Switch. Board games and coloring sheets will be provided while waiting for your turn! Parents must stay in ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

VITA Free Tax Assistance

5:00pm - 8:00pm
Adults
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Meeting Room 5
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Civics & Community, Tax & Finance
Event Details:
If you earned less than $65,000 in 2023, you may be eligible for free tax preparation services including e-file and direct deposit! If you earned less than $63,398 you may be eligible for Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC)! IN-PERSON APPOINTMENT: C...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.

Bebés Activos: Presented by SCOW

10:00am - 12:00pm
Babies & Toddlers
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Children's Storytime Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Bilingual, Storytime & Early Learning
Registration Required
Event Details:
Ages 0-5 | Weekly Registration Required Join us for a weekly bilingual playgroup hosted by the Spanish Community of Wallingford (SCOW)! Children ages 0-5 years, their parents, grandparents, and caregivers get together to participate in activities ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

VITA Free Tax Assistance

10:00am - 1:00pm
Adults
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Meeting Room 5
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Civics & Community, Tax & Finance
Event Details:
If you earned less than $65,000 in 2023, you may be eligible for free tax preparation services including e-file and direct deposit! If you earned less than $63,398 you may be eligible for Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC)! IN-PERSON APPOINTMENT:...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "School Age" group.

Lego Block Party

10:00am - 2:00pm
Children, School Age
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Children's Project Room
Age Group: Children, School Age
Program Type: Art & Crafts
Event Details:
Imagination and creation combined! Join us to make a LEGO creation to be put on display at the library. This is a drop in event. You can show up anytime between 10:00 AM and 2:00 PM on March 2 to work on your creation. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Knit a Bookmark with the Stitching Coach

11:00am - 12:00pm
Teens, Adults
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Multi-Purpose Room 6
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Art & Crafts, Workshop
Registration Required
Event Details:
Participants will learn how to cast on, form a knit stitch, and bind off. Each participant will leave with a bookmark of their own. The Meriden Public Library will provide all the necessary supplies for this event. ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
This event is in the "Community" group.

Chinese New Year Performance with Phoenix Performing Arts

1:00pm - 2:00pm
All Ages, Community
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Meeting Room 1+2+3
Age Group: All Ages, Community
Program Type: Holiday, Music, Other, Special Event
Registration Required
Event Details:
Come celebrate Chinese New Year with the Meriden Public Library and Phoenix Performing Arts Connecticut. Phoenix Performing Arts Connecticut(康州凤凰艺术团) is located in Hartford, Connecticut. It is a vibrant and dynamic performing troupe that has ...
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. Celebrate books to movies with these classics: Little Women, Emma, Wuthering Heights or Pride & Prejudice. Snacks and drinks will be provided...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.

Joy Blooms

10:30am - 11:30am
Babies & Toddlers
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Meeting Room 1+2+3
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Health & Wellness, Special Event, Storytime & Early Learning
Registration Required
Event Details:
Join Joy Blooms for a rhyming good time! Sing songs, read stories, and have fun while learning the early literacy skill of rhyming. This is the perfect opportunity to help your children develop their love of language and learning! T...
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. In this meeting, we will be discussing the February book Love in...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.

Origami Sword Bookmark

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Teens, Tweens
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Teen Room
Age Group: Teens, Tweens
Program Type: Art & Crafts, Workshop
Registration Required
Event Details:
Create a sword bookmark using origami techniques. Use your creation to mark the pages in your latest epic fantasy read! ...
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 "Adults" group.

VITA Free Tax Assistance

5:00pm - 8:00pm
Adults
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Meeting Room 5
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Civics & Community, Tax & Finance
Event Details:
If you earned less than $65,000 in 2023, you may be eligible for free tax preparation services including e-file and direct deposit! If you earned less than $63,398 you may be eligible for Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC)! IN-PERSON APPOINTMENT: C...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Multi-Purpose Room 6
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Club
Registration Required
Event Details:
Join us as we read Abraham Verghese's monumental family saga set in Kerala, India. We'll divide our discussion into two sessions, which you can attend either in-person at the library or via Zoom.   ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "School Age" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.

STEAM Paper Spinner

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Children, School Age, Tweens
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Children's Project Room
Age Group: Children, School Age, Tweens
Program Type: Art & Crafts, STEAM
Registration Required
Event Details:
STEAM has never been more fun! We can't wait to make STEAM Paper Spinners with you. Participants will use paper, cardboard, markers, scissors, glue and string to make their own paper spinner. This event is best suited for children ages 5-11. Al...

What is Assisted Living

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Meeting Room 1+2+3
Program Type: Civics & Community, Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Event Details:
This presentation will explain the differences between Skilled Nursing Homes, Independent and Assisted Living Communities, Continuing Care Retirement Communities, and Memory Care Communities. It will then focus specifically on Assisted Living and Mem...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Knit & Crochet Club

10:00am - 12:00pm
Teens, Adults
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Adult Department Reading Tables
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Art & Crafts
Registration Required
Event Details:
Join us at the Meriden Public Library for the Knit & Crochet Club! Bring your project (supplies not provided by the Meriden Public Library) and join with others who also love to knit and crochet and craft together! This is a drop-in ev...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.

Wiggle Worms

10:30am - 11:30am
Babies & Toddlers
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Children's Storytime Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Storytime & Early Learning
Registration Required
Event Details:
Join us 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. Registration required.  Please register below.     ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Rainbow Roundtable

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Teens
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Multi-Purpose Room 6
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 month we will be crafting felt...