Closed for Memorial Day

The library will be closed on Monday, May 29th in observance of Memorial Day.  We will reopen on Tuesday, May 30th at 9:30am. 

Meriden Public Library will temporarily close after June 2nd.

The Meriden Public Library is moving back to our newly renovated building at 105 Miller Street to prepare for our grand opening on July 14th & 15th.

Our Meriden Mall location will close after business hours on June 2nd. We will reopen to the public at 105 Miller Street on July 14th with a grand celebration. We hope you can join us then!

Visit our Grand Opening page for further information:

Online Resources

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CT Public - PBS Kids At-Home Learning

At-Home Learning: CT Public’s Learn-at-Home website pulls together timely, high-quality content from trusted shows from PBS KIDS, World at Home, PBS LearningMedia, and more.
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Field Trip Directory

Field Trip Directory is your guide to fields trips in the state of Connecticut. The guide gives field trip lesson plans with fun facts and objectives. Now including Virtual Field Trips!
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GoOpen CT

GoOpen CT: a movement of teachers, professors, students, leaders, and policy-makers embracing the use of open educational resources (OER) across our state. The Connecticut Commission for Educational Technology hosts this site and supports the collaborative efforts of all educational stakeholders in the state.
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Homeschool Central

The place to find all of the homeschool resources you need including curriculum choices, support groups, and how to homeschool.
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Homeschool World

Home of Mary Pride’s "Practical Homeschooling" magazine and homeschooling community. Has a large number of articles as well as news, online experts, and an up-to-date events list.
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Khan Academy

Khan Academy offers free courses for all ages in a variety of subjects such as math, art, computing, economics, and SAT prep.
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Lawrence Hall of Science

The Lawrence Hall of Science is UC Berkeley's public science center; 24/7 Science is the kids' page, which includes a variety of science experiments and activities, as well as games and citizen science opportunities.
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Learning Express Library

Improve reading, writing, and math skills; prepare for the GED and other exams; take computer tutorials for Windows and Mac; and more.
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Museum Key

Through the generosity of the Friends of the Meriden Public Library, we have a number of passes available to various museums. You will need a valid Meriden Public Library card to make a museum pass reservation.
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Open Culture

Open Culture has free textbooks, online courses, and many other free kids' educational resources including video lessons, apps, books, etc.
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PBS Learning Media for Students

PBS LearningMedia offers FREE educational resources for PreK–12 educators and students.
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Scholastic BookFlix

An online literacy resource that pairs classic video storybooks from Weston Woods with related nonfiction eBooks from Scholastic to build a love of reading and learning. Use BookFlix for FREE with your library card. Click the BookFlix icon to log in to access the library of more than 50 themes and more than 100 eBooks and eAudiobooks for children in preschool to Grade 3.
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Scholastic ScienceFlix

Emphasizing the latest STEM thinking and the Next Generation Science Standards, ScienceFlix® is transforming the way students access science topics, acquire scientific knowledge, and build an abiding interest in science, technology, and engineering.
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Scholastic StudyJams!

StudyJams! is a place for kids to learn, review, and practice science and math topics.
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A PBS site for girls interested in science. SciGirls includes games, project ideas, videos, and more.
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Student Dictionary for Kids

Search an online dictionary written specifically for young students.
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Youngzine is a one-of-a-kind website where children can learn about current news and events shaping their world — in a simple, engaging, and interactive manner.
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