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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. 

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.

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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!

Summer Reading Program

Summer Reading Program - Libraries Rock! Our popular Summer Reading Program kicked off on June 21st.  We have a new online portal to track your activity, plus rewards and events specifically tailored for children, teens and adults.

Featured Summer Artist - Antimbala Yadav

The artwork of Antimbala Yadav, also known as Antim, will be on display this summer at the Cora J. Belden Library. Born and raised in a town called Indore in central India, Antim's painting was a childhood hobby which then became a true passion for painting, sketching, and other crafts.

Kat Kennedy

Tuesday, August 14th, 6:30pm - Kat & her band will play favorites from Johnny Cash & Patsy Cline, as well as some of her original pieces! Registration is required. Online, visit the information desk, or call (860) 258-7623.

Kindergarten Welcome!

Wednesday, August 15, 6:00 - 7:30 pm - Kindergarten Welcome! Have a child starting Kindergarten? Your child can meet future classmates at a special event just for them!

Author Talk: Tony Renzoni

Tuesday, August 21, 6:30 pm - Join us for a walk through music history with local author and Rock ‘n’ Roll enthusiast Tony Renzoni! Registration is required. Online, visit the information desk, or call (860) 258-7623.

Farmers Market

Cora J. Belden Library @ Rocky Hill’s 175th Farmers’ Market, Wednesdays: 8/22 and 9/26, 3-7pm @ Ferry Park - Stop by our table to say ‘hi’ & learn about upcoming programs, get a recipe or cookbook recommendation, pick up some fun freebies & more!

Mystery Book Discussion

Wednesday, September 5th, 6:30 pm - Enjoy a good mystery? Join our mystery book discussion. This month's selection is The Unquiet Dead by Ausma Zehanat Khan.

Getting Started with iPhone and iPad

Wednesday, September 5, 2:00 pm - Do you have an iPhone or iPad but are not sure how to fully use it? Come learn the basics of using the iPhone & iPad. Registration is required. Online, visit the information desk, or call (860) 258-7623.

Getting Started With Android

Wednesday, September 12, 2:00 pm - Are you feeling overwhelmed on how to use your Android phone or tablet? Come to this introductory class and start learning Android phone and tablet fundamentals! Registration is required. Online, visit the information desk, or call (860) 258-7623.

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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10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
(Summer hours for July and August)

The library will be closed on Sundays starting May 3rd.

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