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Cora J. Belden Library

Library Programs and Services

Our library has a comprehensive collection of books, movies and other media.
To search our catalog for a specific item, please type the search terms in the box below.


Downloadable Media

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. 

Research Tools

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.

Featured Library News

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Summer Reading 2019

A Universe of Stories at Cora J. Belden Library - June 14 - September 3, 2019. Join us in discovering great books and awesome library activities this summer! We have programs for all ages - get started by clicking here to register.

Fun Fridays

Hands-on activities just right for children ages 2-5. Art Start – 1st Friday, Little Explorers – 2nd Friday, JR Builders – 3rd Friday, Let’s Celebrate – 4th Friday. No registration needed!

Reader's Theatre

Wednesdays: July 10th, July 17th, July 24th & July 31st 2:00 – 3:30 pm - It’s showtime at the library! Join us as we rehearse & put on a different play each week. We provide the scripts & you come ready to act your heart out! For children ages 7 & up

Pajama Storytime

Thursday: July 11th & July 25th 6:30 – 7:15 pm - Join us twice a month for a fun family evening of songs, stories, and rhymes. Wear your jammies and bring your favorite teddy bear!

Grayson Hugh Concert

Grayson Hugh Concert

Tuesday, July 23rd, 6:30 pm - Listen to singer & song writer, Grayson Hugh! With Emmy nominated albums & songs on soundtracks like Fried Green Tomatoes & Thelma & Louise, don’t miss this chance to see him live! Registration required. Online, via the information desk, or call.

Pint Sized Picassos

Tuesday, July 30th, 11:00 am - Join us for fun sensorial art exploration that encourages your child’s creativity! Your child will discover & explore using basic art materials, household items & items found in nature.

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

Extended Hours:

This Saturday, July 20, 2019, the library will be extending its closing time to 5:00 pm. The extended hours are offered as a convenience to our patrons and a way to help stay cool during the expected warm weather. If the town should activate an emergency action plan this weekend with additional support services and cooling centers, that information will be found here:

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Monday - Thursday
9:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

The library is closed Sundays. Sunday hours will resume October 6th.

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