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Lego Block Party

10:00am - 2:00pm
Children
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Children's Project Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Art & Crafts, Games
Registration Required
Event Details:
Imagination and creation combined! Join us once a month to make a LEGO creation to be put on display at the library. ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
This event is in the "Community" group.

We Are the Storytellers

11:00am - 12:30pm
All Ages, Community
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Multi-Purpose Room 6
Age Group: All Ages, Community
Program Type: Art & Crafts, Education, Workshop
Event Details:
Do you love to write? Join us in this exciting new 4-week creative writing program, in which writers will foster their creative writing skills through writing prompts and exercises. We will talk about characters, plots, settings, and dialogue. We ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

STEM Windmill

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Teens
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Multi-Purpose Room 6
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Art & Crafts, Education, STEAM
Registration Required
Event Details:
Learn all about wind generated power by making your own working windmill. ...
This event is in the "School Age" group.

Recycled Water Bottle Suncatchers

3:30pm - 4:30pm
School Age
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Children's Project Room
Age Group: School Age
Program Type: Art & Crafts, Civics & Community
Registration Required
Event Details:
Come celebrate Earth Day with us! Participants will get to upcycle a water bottle into a suncatcher. All supplies are included and registration is required. ...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.

Messy Makers: Ice Painting

10:30am - 11:30am
Babies & Toddlers
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Children's Project Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Art & Crafts
Registration Required
Event Details:
Come get messy with us! This month we're painting with ice cubes! We'll provide aprons but please wear clothes you don't mind getting messy. ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
This event is in the "Community" group.

We Are the Storytellers

11:00am - 12:30pm
All Ages, Community
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Meeting Room 5
Age Group: All Ages, Community
Program Type: Art & Crafts, Education, Workshop
Registration Required
Event Details:
Do you love to write? Join us in this exciting new 4-week creative writing program, in which writers will foster their creative writing skills through writing prompts and exercises. We will talk about characters, plots, settings, and dialogue. We ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "School Age" group.

Pipe Cleaner Flowers

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Children, School Age
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Children's Project Room
Age Group: Children, School Age
Program Type: Art & Crafts
Registration Required
Event Details:
Create a beautiful bouquet of flowers including daffodils, daisies, hyacinths and tulips. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Multi-Purpose Room 6
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Art & Crafts
Registration Required
Event Details:
Join us to create beautiful lotus flower lanterns - Just in time for Mother's Day! All supplies will be provided. Register today! ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "School Age" group.

Pool Noodle Lightsaber

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Children, School Age
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Children's Project Room
Age Group: Children, School Age
Program Type: Art & Crafts
Registration Required
Event Details:
This is the May! Celebrate Star Wars Day early with us! Create your very own pool noodle light saber. Participants will use part of a pool noodle, duck tape, scissors, and stickers at this event. All supplies are included and registration is re...
This event is in the "Community" group.

Daffodil Festival

10:00am - 5:00pm
Community
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Bookmobile
Age Group: Community
Program Type: Art & Crafts, Civics & Community, Food/Cooking, Games, Holiday, Music, Nature/Wildlife, Special Event
Event Details:
Meriden Daffodil Festival 2024 We are Back for 2024, this time in May! Please check back often as things will be updated frequently! ...
This event is in the "Community" group.

Daffodil Festival

10:00am - 5:00pm
Community
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Bookmobile
Age Group: Community
Program Type: Art & Crafts, Civics & Community, Food/Cooking, Games, Holiday, Music, Nature/Wildlife, Special Event
Event Details:
Meriden Daffodil Festival 2024 We are Back for 2024, this time in May! Please check back often as things will be updated frequently! ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Drop-In Air Dry Clay Bean Mosaics

2:00pm - 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:
Create a fun, spring mosaic using air dry clay and beans. We can't wait to see what you create! Projects will need some dry time at home before it can be displayed. All supplies are included and registration is requested, but not required. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Kindness Rocks Family Event

5:30pm - 7:00pm
Children
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Multi-Purpose Room 6
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Art & Crafts, Special Event
Registration Required
Event Details:
Join us for a rocking good time. Create a kindness rock at this event to give to someone special or to keep for yourself. Participants will be working with rocks, paint, and paint brushes to create something positive. Please wear somethi...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Crochet Club

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Teens
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Teen Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Art & Crafts
Registration Required
Event Details:
Learn how to make scarves, hats, coasters, and more! All supplies will be provided. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "School Age" group.

Flapping Butterfly Craft

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Children, School Age
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Children's Project Room
Age Group: Children, School Age
Program Type: Art & Crafts
Registration Required
Event Details:
Paper butterflies will take flight during this fun craft! Participants will use paper, markers, scissors, tape, and straws to create a lovely flapping friend. All supplies are included and registration is required. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Lego Block Party

10:00am - 2:00pm
Children
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Children's Project Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Art & Crafts, Games
Event Details:
Imagination and creation combined! Join us once a month to make a LEGO creation to be put on display at the library. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Community" group.

Take Great Photos with your Smartphone

1:00pm - 4:00pm
Teens, Adults, Community
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Multi-Purpose Room 6
Age Group: Teens, Adults, Community
Program Type: Art & Crafts, Education, Technology Class
Registration Required
Event Details:
Take Great Photos with your Smartphone – The quality of smartphone cameras is improving rapidly. Their capabilities extend far beyond what some people primarily use them for... taking selfies. In many situations, they work quite well as stand-ins for...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.

Messy Makers: Bubble Painting

10:30am - 11:30am
Children, Babies & Toddlers
Registration
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Children's Project Room
Age Group: Children, Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Art & Crafts
Registration Required
Event Details:
Come get messy with us! This month we're painting with bubbles! We'll provide aprons but please come in clothes you don't mind getting messy! For ages 1-5. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Paper Mache Turtles

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Teens
Registration
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Multi-Purpose Room 6
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Art & Crafts, Civics & Community, Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Event Details:
Create a turtle out of recycled paper to celebrate world turtle day! ...
This event is in the "School Age" group.

Magic Marvels

6:30pm - 7:30pm
School Age
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.

Make Your Own Rainbow Mobile

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Children
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.

Cardboard Dinosaur Creations

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Children
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 "Teens" group.

Poetry Slam

1:00pm - 3:30pm
Teens
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 "Tweens (Ages 8-12)" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Crochet Club

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Tweens (Ages 8-12), Teens
Registration
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Teen Room
Age Group: Tweens (Ages 8-12), Teens
Program Type: Art & Crafts
Registration Required
Event Details:
Learn how to make scarves, hats, coasters, and more! All supplies will be provided. ...