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Important Update - Library Closure

The Cora J. Belden Library Building will be closed until further notice. Phone, Text, and Live Chat open 9:30 – 5:00.

The decision to re-open will be made in conjunction with the Central Connecticut Health District and the Town of Rocky Hill.

Public Libraries throughout Connecticut are committed to offering the best service to the public. Please know that we are continuing to honor that commitment while balancing public health during what we hope is a short-term disruption.

Please see more information HERE.

 

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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Bunny Banter - on Zoom

Join us for a special presentation from Everybunny Counts Rabbit Rescue, who will share some rabbit care tips and maybe even show a bunny or two! Saturday, April 11 at 2:00. Recommended for ages 4 and up. Registration is required, please CLICK HERE to learn more and sign up.

Pajama Storytime Live! - on Zoom

Our Pajama Storytime Live! Program allows you and your child to enjoy bedtime stories and songs from the comfort of your own home. Tuesdays at 7:00. For babies or children and their parents or caregivers. Registration is required, please CLICK HERE to learn more and sign up.

Music and Movement - on Zoom

Join the fun with rhymes, a story and songs from your favorite artists that get you moving, Mondays at 6:30 pm on Zoom. Recommended for families with children birth to 5 years. Registration is required, please CLICK HERE to learn more and sign up.

Mother Goose on the Loose - on Zoom

Mother Goose on the Loose is a nursery rhyme program that will help your child gain prereading skills through fun songs, rhymes and a story. Thursdays at 10:00. Recommended for babies to 3 year old children with a parent or caregiver. Registration is required, CLICK HERE to learn more or sign up.

Make It Move Marble Run! - on Zoom

Big or small, simple or elaborate, learn how to create your own marble track! Thursday, April 9th at 3:00. Recommended for kids in grades 1-5 (younger kids may need parental assistance). Registration is required, please CLICK HERE to learn more and sign up.

Blast Off with Bottle Rockets! - on Zoom

Using simple household supplies, create your own bottle rocket. Thursday, April 16 at 3:00. How high will your rocket fly? Can you reach a target? Recommended for kids in grades 1-5 (younger kids may need parental assistance). Registration is required, please CLICK HERE to learn more and sign up.

Make It Float Using Water and Air - on Zoom

Learn to make things float with two projects: penny boats and hover balloons. Thursday, April 23 at 3:00. Recommended for kids in grades 1-5. You’ll need a grown-up to help with the hover balloons. Registration is required, please CLICK HERE to learn more and sign up.

"Never" Poems - Create a Silly Poem! - on Zoom

Join us as we create a group poem and then you try one on your own.  Bring paper and pen or a pencil and your silly creativity skills. Wednesday, April 15 at 4:00. Recommended for kids in 1st - 4th grade. Registration is required, please CLICK HERE to learn more and sign up.

Rhyme Time Poems with Mother Goose - on Zoom

Pull out your silly skills and create a rhyming poem based on Mother Goose Rhymes, will it be Humpty Dumpty or Mary Had a Little Lamb or another one? Wednesday, April 22 at 4:00. Recommended for kids in 1st - 4th grade. Registration is required, please CLICK HERE to learn more and sign up.

Poetry Slam for Kids - on Zoom

Bring a poem you want to read or one you have written and want to share. Each person will have a chance to read at least one poem. Wednesday, April 29 at 4:00. Recommended for kids 1st - 4th grade. Registration is required, please CLICK HERE to learn more and sign up.

Contact Information

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

Mary Hogan, Director of the Library
 
E-mail: mhogan@rockyhillct.gov
Phone: 860-258-7621
Information Desk:    860-258-7623
Text:    860-935-2754
Live Chat:    CLICK HERE

 

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Monday - Friday
CLOSED (Phones, Text, and Live Chat Open 9:30 - 5:00)

Saturday
CLOSED

Sunday
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