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This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Movie Matinee

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Teens
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 "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Meeting Room 5
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Education, Technology Class
Registration Required
Event Details:

This program is the second session of this topic, covering combinations on the keyboard, highlighting text, and explaining the functions of the shortcut keys.

This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Soro-Bindi Performance

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Teens, Adults, All Ages
Registration
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Meeting Room 1+2+3
Age Group: Teens, Adults, All Ages
Program Type: Art & Crafts, Education, Music, Special Event, Travel & Culture
Registration Required
Event Details:

Learn all about Ghanaian dances, songs and stories during this interactive performance with Iddi Saaka, an award winning West African dance and music performance artist and teacher.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Classics Clique Movie

5:30pm - 7:30pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Meeting Room 1+2+3
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Club, Film
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 "Adults" group.

Sugar Rush

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Meeting Room 5
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Education, Food/Cooking, Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Event Details:

The Community Health Network of Connecticut will be giving a fun and educational presentation on sugar and its effects on the human body.

This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Instructional Chess Program

6:00pm - 7:00pm
All Ages
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.

Manga Club

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Teens
Registration
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Teen Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Book Club
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.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Booktok Bookclub

6:30pm - 8:00pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Meeting Room 5
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!

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

Join the mentalist, Keith Zalinger, for an hour of mysterious showmanship. Keith is an award-winning hypnotist, thought-reader, and paranormal entertainer.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Multi-Purpose Room 6
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Author Talk, Food/Cooking
Registration Required
Event Details:

Have you ever wanted to learn about edible plants in the natural world around us?

Labor Day

All Day
Closing
Branches:
Meriden Public Library, Bookmobile
Description:

The Meriden Public Library is closed for the long Labor Day weekend.

Labor Day

All Day
Closing
Branches:
Meriden Public Library, Bookmobile, Virtual Event Calendar
Description:

The Meriden Public Library is closed.

This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Instructional Chess Program

6:00pm - 7:00pm
All Ages
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 "Adults" group.

Practice English Conversation

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

Join us to practice speaking English in a fun and comfortable environment!
Some knowledge of English is recommended.

This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Intro to Tai Chi

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Teens, Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Meeting Room 1+2+3
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Education, Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Event Details:

Tai Chi can be defined as "relaxed physical movement with a peaceful but focused mind". Tai Chi Ch’uan literally means "supreme ultimate fist".

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

Joy Blooms Boogie in the Barnyard

10:30am - 11:30am
Babies & Toddlers
Registration
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Meeting Room 1+2+3
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Music, Storytime & Early Learning
Registration Required
Event Details:

"Boogie In The Barnyard" - It's time to Boogie in the Barnyard with Joy Blooms!

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Classics Clique Discussion

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Adults
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 "All Ages" group.

Instructional Chess Program

6:00pm - 7:00pm
All Ages
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 "Adults" group.

What's Next? Book Club

6:30pm - 8:00pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Meeting Room 5
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Club
Registration Required
Event Details:

The Lioness of Boston by Emily Franklin

A deeply evocative novel of the life of Isabella Stewart Gardner, a daring visionary who created an inimitable legacy in American art and transformed the city of Boston itself.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Cinema Classics

5:30pm - 7:30pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Meeting Room 1+2+3
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Film
Registration Required
Event Details:

Join fellow film enthusiasts as we explore a diverse selection of timeless classics; our selections will include award winners and feature influential actors and directors.

This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Instructional Chess Program

6:00pm - 7:00pm
All Ages
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 "Community" group.
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Entrance Hallway
Age Group: Community
Program Type: Education, Health & Wellness
Event Details:

This is a monthly informational session about the UConn Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program.  The goal is to answer general questions about nutrition ( "UConn EFNEP Nutrition Corner") and to sign up those who are interested in UConn