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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 "All Ages" group.
Virtual Event
Library Branch: Virtual Event Calendar
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Author Talk
Event Details:
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Instructional Chess Program

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

Please register here.

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.
Registration
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Meeting Room 1+2+3
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Education, Nature/Wildlife, Special Event
Registration Required
Event Details:

You don’t need to travel any further than your local natural area or even your backyard to find some amazing biodiversity. Did you know we have over 20,000 animal species in CT?

This event is in the "Adults" group.

American Job Center Table

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Adults
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.

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 "Adults" group.

Thrifting with Paige

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Adults
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Multi-Purpose Room 6
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Education, Nature/Wildlife, Other
Registration Required
Event Details:

Join librarian Paige to learn all about thrifting and capsule wardrobes!

Learn local spots, how to find the best deals and why thrifting is not only worth it but important for the environment!

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 "Teens" group.

YA Yabbies Book Club

3:00pm - 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 YA Yabbies to read fantastic YA stories.

Snag next month's pick, How We Ricochet by Faith Gardner.

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.

Red Sox-Yankees: The Greatest Rivalry in Sports

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

Welcome to the most intense rivalry in American sports - maybe the world.

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 is shown at the bi-weekly Teen Movie Matinee!

This event is in the "Children" group.

Saturday Family Flicks

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Children
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Multi-Purpose Room 6
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Film
Registration Required
Event Details:

Join us for a fun family feature Elemental (Rated PG)! Cozy up and bring something comfortable to sit on.

Registration is requested, but not required.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Selling Online 101

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Adults
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Multi-Purpose Room 6
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Education, Technology Class
Registration Required
Event Details:

Have you ever wondered how to transform your excess items into extra income? Look no further!

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Graphic Godzilla Book Club

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

Join YA Graphic Godzilla to read fantastic YA comics, graphic novels and manga.

Snag next month's pick, Graceling by Kristin Cashore and illustrated by Gareth Hinds

This event is in the "Children" group.

Paper Mache Bowls

4:00pm - 4:30pm
Children
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Children's Project Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Art & Crafts
Registration Required
Event Details:

Join us to paint a bowl made out of paper mache.

This event is best suited for children 5 years-old and older and siblings are welcome. Registration required.

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

Join us for a fun filled time! Master Valentin will guide students through basic moves giving them an introduction to Korean martial arts.

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 "All Ages" group.

Instructional Chess Program

6:00pm - 7:00pm
All Ages
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Meeting Room 1+2+3
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Education, Games
Registration Required
Event Details:

Please register here.

This event is in the "School Age" group.

LEGO Mosaic Party with Conn Lug

6:00pm - 7:00pm
School Age
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Multi-Purpose Room 6
Age Group: School Age
Program Type: Art & Crafts, Games
Registration Required
Event Details:

Come create a beautiful Lego mosaic to be put on display in the library for all to enjoy!

Conn Lug the Lego enthusiast group will be here to assist in creating a beautiful mosaic for our library.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Table Top Club

6:00pm - 8:00pm
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.

Check out our new to us boardgames!

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Garden Guidance

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Adults
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Meeting Room 5
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Education, Food/Cooking, Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Event Details:

Is your garden not doing well?

Insects, diseases, or critters are just a few of the things that may be impacting your garden. Do not give up!