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We have a variety of ebooks, audiobooks and e-magazines that can be downloaded to your computer or mobile device. 

Questions? Call the Information Desk, or come in with your device.  We'd be happy to demonstrate these resources for you. 

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The Cora J. Belden Library provides free online resources to educate and inspire you.

  • Our Databases provide access to articles and information on a wide variety of topics.
  • Our E-Learning resources will help you learn new skills and prepare for exams and interviews.
  • Our Recommended Websites provide a sampling of favorite sites chosen by our librarians.

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Introduction to Virtual Reality (VR)

Thursdays from 5:45 to 7:45 pm - Join us for a hands-on introduction to Virtual Reality! Check out our HTC VIVE and explore various VR games and selections. First come, first served sessions start at 5:45. Call the information desk at (860) 258-7623 to learn more.

Tabletop Gaming Club

Monday afternoons, 4:00 - 5:00 pm - This club is a place where kids & teens can come after school to play all types of tabletop gaming, meet new friends, learn new games, and more!  No need to sign up, just drop in!

Sell Your Stuff Online

Wednesday, March 21st, 2:00 pm - Clean out your house & make some money in the process by selling your stuff online!  We will take a look at Amazon, eBay & Craigslist. Registration is required. Online, visit the information desk, or call (860) 258-7623.

Getting Started with Streaming TV

Wednesday, March 28th, 2:00 pm -  Heard of Roku, Chromecast or Apple TV? Want to know more about ‘streaming media’ like Netflix or Hulu? Learn if these entertainment options are right for you! Registration is required. Online, visit the information desk, or call (860) 258-7623.

Thru-Hiking the Appalachian Trail

Tuesday, April 3rd, 6:30 pm - In 2015, Sam Ducharme set out on a 2,180-mile, 14-state backpacking trip from Springer Mountain, GA  to Mt. Katahdin, ME. Experience his adventure through images and stories. Registration is required. Online, visit the information desk, or call (860) 258-7623.

Mystery Book Discussion

Wednesday, April 4th, 6:30 pm - Enjoy a good mystery? Join our mystery book discussion! This month’s selection is IQ by Joe Ide.

Cora J. Belden Library 5K Race

Saturday, April 14th, Kids Run (200 m) @ 8:30am & 5K Race @ 9:00am.  - Start and finish at Griswold Middle School, 144 Bailey Road, Rocky Hill, CT. All proceeds benefit the Friends of the Cora J. Belden Library. For more information, to register or to donate, visit

Contact Information

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Cora J. Belden Library
33 Church St.
Rocky Hill, CT

Mary Hogan, Director of the Library
PHONE: 860-258-7621
Information Desk:    860-258-7623

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