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Access thousands of digital resources for free via your #RockyHill library card!
If you don't have a Cora J. Belden Library card and you are a Rocky Hill resident, get a digital card to access our online resources by CLICKING HERE.

After filling out the form, you will receive a temporary library card number that will give full access to the majority of e-Resources from your phone, tablet, or laptop, including OverDrive / Libby books and more.

This e-Card will be good for 90 days. At that time please bring proof of residency, such as a photo I.D., utility bill, or other official mail, to the library. We will then provide you with your permanent card. Email cora@rockyhillct.gov with any questions.

 


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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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Baby Bop: Music and Movement - via Zoom

Babies and toddlers (and their caregivers!) are invited to join us for a program series all about movement! We'll sing songs and recite rhymes as we have fun with lap bounces, tickles, and lifting. Best suited for birth to age 2. Fridays at 10:00 from 5/7 - 6/11. Register here!

Dr. Nicole Klughers: Women's Health Month - via Zoom

May is National Women's Health Month. Join us for another talk with Naturopathic Physician Dr. Nicole Klughers, who will talk about natural approaches to women-specific health issues and give tips on how to improve and maintain your health. May 11 @ 6:00. Register here!

Getting Started with Android Phones / Tablets - via Zoom

Have you purchased or received a new Android phone or tablet, but are not sure how to fully use it? Come to this introductory class on Zoom and start learning about Android fundamentals! May 11 at 2:00. Click here to register.

Black Creators Series: Conversations with Black Authors - Online

The Black Creators Series highlights the work of Black authors and illustrators monthly through June. Sonja Cherry-Paul will lead discussions with children’s book creators about their work & the powerful ways their books can transform lives. Click HERE for more information and a schedule of events.

Moving Beyond Anxiety with Asha Patlikh - via Zoom

Join us for a special presentation on Zoom with Asha Patlikh, LMFT, of Creative Counseling, llc. Asha will discuss a method of improving anxiety called "SPACE", or Soft Positive Active and Clear Energy. May 20 @ 6:30. Register here!

Toddler Car Wash - Outdoors In Person

Listen to a story, dance to some sudsy songs and then decorate your own car to run it through the “car wash.” This program will be held outside the library! Masks must be worn and please social distance between families. Recommended for families with children ages 2-6. May 22 @ 11:00. Register here!

Crafty Kids - via Zoom

Join us to create some amazing 3D projects out of paper! We'll be creating Doodle Cubes, Kaleidocycles, and Paper Globes. This program includes a Crafty Kids Kit, which can be picked up the week before the program. Recommended for kids ages 6-12. May 24 @ 4:30. Register here!

Wildlife and Connecticut’s Changing Landscape - via Zoom

Connecticut's natural landscape is constantly changing, and our wildlife is changing with it. From the return of bears and bobcats, to the loss of forests to development, come join us via Zoom to learn more with Master Wildlife Conservationist, Paul Colburn. May 25 @ 6:30. Register here!

Buying a New Computer 101 - via Zoom

Are you in the market for a new computer or laptop but you don’t know the difference between an HDD and an SSD, or 4GB of RAM vs. 16GB of RAM? Join us via Zoom to learn all the essentials when it comes to buying a new computer or laptop! May 27 @ 6:30. Click here to register.

Contact Information

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

Mary Hogan, MS(LIS), MPA
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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