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Letters are Characters: Teaching all kids to Read

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Children, Babies & Toddlers, School Age, Adults
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Event Calendar
Age Group: Children, Babies & Toddlers, School Age, Adults
Registration Required
Event Details:
Take a life changing course this with Letters are Characters, everyone benefits when communities understand reading acquisition.  The program is a curriculum on reading for parents/caregivers that is coupled with a play-based program designed to...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Craft Night for Teens and Adults

4:00pm - 5:30pm
Teens, Adults
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Test Public Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
Do you like making things? Stop by the library on Tuesdays this summer from 4-5:30 to try your hand at a different craft each week. Find us in the quiet study area every week starting Tuesday, June 29th. For teens and adults.  Drop In! Reg...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "School Age" group.

It's Elementary! Program for 5-12 year-olds

1:30pm - 2:30pm
Children, School Age
Waitlist
Registration
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Griffin Room
Age Group: Children, School Age
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM, Storytime & Early Learning
Registration Required
Event Details:
Come join Miss Cathy for a program filled with interesting stories and facts, activities, and a fun craft all related to a different theme each week. For 5-12 year olds.  Registration required. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.

Anime Club

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Teens, Tweens
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Griffin Room
Age Group: Teens, Tweens
Program Type: Book Club, Movie, Special Event
Registration Required
Event Details:
Anime Club has moved to Thursdays at 3:30! Join your fellow otaku in watching a different anime each week and trying out a new craft or game. For students in grades 6-12. Registration Required. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "School Age" group.

Storytime on the Green

10:30am - 11:30am
Children, Babies & Toddlers, School Age
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Children, Babies & Toddlers, School Age
Program Type: Storytime & Early Learning
Event Details:
Meet up outside at the Meriden Green Amphitheater for an exciting and playful storytime!  Drop-in Event.  For all ages. In the event of rain, the program will move to the Meriden Public Library Griffin Room.  ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "School Age" group.

Get Creative with Abrakadoodle

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Children, School Age
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Griffin Room
Age Group: Children, School Age
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Event Details:
Abrakadoodle engages kids with creative art classes for kids. Join us for a hands-on, artistic exploration of the book The Lonesome Puppy by Yoshitmo Nara, artist, children's book author, and illustrator.  This program was s...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.

Preschool Storytime

11:00am - 12:00pm
Children, Babies & Toddlers
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Cook Room
Age Group: Children, Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Storytime & Early Learning
Registration Required
Event Details:
Join Miss Cathy for stories, dancing, rhymes and more fun!.  All followed by a related craft! In-person, in the Cook Room. Registration required.  For children 5 and under.   ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "School Age" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Letters are Characters: Teaching all kids to Read

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Children, Babies & Toddlers, School Age, Adults
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Event Calendar
Age Group: Children, Babies & Toddlers, School Age, Adults
Registration Required
Event Details:
Take a life changing course this with Letters are Characters, everyone benefits when communities understand reading acquisition.  The program is a curriculum on reading for parents/caregivers that is coupled with a play-based program designed to...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "School Age" group.

Whip up a Delicious Snack with Food Explorers!

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Children, School Age
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Griffin Room
Age Group: Children, School Age
Program Type: Cooking, Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Event Details:
Join Food Explorers to learn how to up your snack game! You’ll make two snacks: Fruit Trifle Cups and Summer Spring Rolls! With your Dietitian-to-be instructor, you’ll learn all about healthy snacks and delicious food. Each ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Craft Night for Teens and Adults

4:00pm - 5:30pm
Teens, Adults
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Test Public Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
Do you like making things? Stop by the library on Tuesdays this summer from 4-5:30 to try your hand at a different craft each week. Find us in the quiet study area every week starting Tuesday, June 29th. For teens and adults.  Drop In! Reg...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "School Age" group.

It's Elementary! Program for 5-12 year-olds

1:30pm - 2:30pm
Children, School Age
Waitlist
Registration
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Griffin Room
Age Group: Children, School Age
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM, Storytime & Early Learning
Registration Required
Event Details:
Come join Miss Cathy for a program filled with interesting stories and facts, activities, and a fun craft all related to a different theme each week. For 5-12 year olds.  Registration required. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.

Anime Club

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Teens, Tweens
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Griffin Room
Age Group: Teens, Tweens
Program Type: Book Club, Movie, Special Event
Registration Required
Event Details:
Anime Club has moved to Thursdays at 3:30! Join your fellow otaku in watching a different anime each week and trying out a new craft or game. For students in grades 6-12. Registration Required. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "School Age" group.

Storytime on the Green

10:30am - 11:30am
Children, Babies & Toddlers, School Age
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Children, Babies & Toddlers, School Age
Program Type: Storytime & Early Learning
Event Details:
Meet up outside at the Meriden Green Amphitheater for an exciting and playful storytime!  Drop-in Event.  For all ages. In the event of rain, the program will move to the Meriden Public Library Griffin Room.  ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "School Age" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Letters are Characters: Teaching all kids to Read

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Children, Babies & Toddlers, School Age, Adults
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual Event Calendar
Age Group: Children, Babies & Toddlers, School Age, Adults
Registration Required
Event Details:
Take a life changing course this with Letters are Characters, everyone benefits when communities understand reading acquisition.  The program is a curriculum on reading for parents/caregivers that is coupled with a play-based program designed to...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "School Age" group.

Level Up! Summer Learning 2021 Celebration

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Children, School Age
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Griffin Room
Age Group: Children, School Age
Program Type: Special Event
Registration Required
Event Details:
Join us for an end of Summer Learning 2021 Celebration with Rolling Video Games of New England! Challenge friends and play your favorite games! Participants will rotate turns on the gaming truck.  Seats are limited and registration is r...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.
This event is in the "Community" group.

CCALC - Fanny Mendelssohn, The Other Mendelssohn

1:30pm - 3:00pm
Adults, Family, Community
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Griffin Room
Age Group: Adults, Family, Community
Program Type: STEAM, Special Event, Workshop
Registration Required
Event Details:
Fanny Mendelssohn (1805-1847) was one of the most gifted women of the 19th century. At the age of 13 she could play from memory half of the 48 preludes and fugues from Bach's "Well-Tempered Clavier." Her brother Felix thought she was the better piani...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.
This event is in the "Community" group.

CCALC - Planets in our Solar System and Beyond

1:30pm - 3:00pm
Adults, Family, Community
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Griffin Room
Age Group: Adults, Family, Community
Program Type: STEAM, Special Event
Registration Required
Event Details:
What defines a planet and what's the deal with Pluto? How have we discovered thousands of planets outside our solar system and should I pack my bags for Proxima Centauri b? Join Dr. Larsen, our celestial tour guide through science (and messy politics...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Griffin Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: STEAM, Special Event
Registration Required
Event Details:
A presentation regarding the different units of and examinations performed by the Connecticut Forensic Science Laboratory. The talk will detail the reality of Forensic Science versus what is portrayed on TV.  Join us for a presentation by&nbs...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Community" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Griffin Room
Age Group: Adults, Community
Program Type: Special Event
Registration Required
Event Details:
Stories from 35 years on the road as a stage hypnotist and entertainer, including 15 tours of Europe, and 3 different tours on the USS Nimitz Aircraft Carrier on the Pacific Ocean. Presenter: Dan LaRosa, Hypnotist and Entertainer Registration r...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.
This event is in the "Community" group.

CCALC - Book Discussion - The Paris Library

1:30pm - 3:00pm
Adults, Family, Community
Registration
Library Branch: Meriden Public Library
Room: Griffin Room
Age Group: Adults, Family, Community
Program Type: Book Club, Special Event
Registration Required
Event Details:
The Paris Library by Janet S. Charles is set in Paris 1939 and Montana 1981. It is a story of friendships and family, war and peace, love, and loss, and forgiveness. This American library in Paris is so much more than a story about the multifaceted f...