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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 with any questions.


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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.

Featured Library News

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Intro to Gardening for Families - on Zoom

Families, start your own gardens with tips from the experts! Learn the how, where, and when, then start your own seeds. Includes simple seed-starting projects for all ages! This Zoom program includes a Gardening Kit which can be picked up before the program. April 17 @ 2:00. Register here!

Getting Started with 'The Cloud - on Zoom

Have you ever wondered what people were talking about when they refer to ‘the Cloud’? Join us on Zoom to go over cloud computing services such as Google Drive, OneDrive, and iCloud, and learn how they can make your digital life easier and more convenient. April 20 @ 2:00. Please register here!

Gone to the Dogs - on Zoom

Our favorite dogs are back – this time on Zoom! The amazing dogs and volunteers with Faithful Friends Therapy Dogs have missed you. What is a better way to spend your time than reading to a dog? Recommended for ages 5 and older. April 20 starting at 6:00. Please register HERE.

Grow it Forward: Community Gardening Project

Please help us plant and grow our Rocky Hill Intergenerational Food Pantry Garden to feed those in need in our community! Plant some seeds, watch them grow and help us grow it forward! Sign up for a kit containing seeds, soil, signs and biodegradable containers. Click HERE to learn more!

Explore the Ocean! - on Zoom

Find out about the impacts of climate change, pollution, and overfishing on marine ecosystems from scientist Kharis Reid Schrage (especially tropical and polar regions – there will be lots of penguin pictures!). Recommended for 2nd - 5th grade. April 24 @ 2:00. Register here and learn more!

Genealogy Series: House History Part 2 - on Zoom

Would you like to learn the history of your home, discover who lived there, and what it looked like? In part two, we’ll cover some of the many resources available to learn more about the past of your home and its occupants. Presented by Genealogist Bryna O’Sullivan. April 26 @ 6:30. Register here!

Dr. Nicole Klughers: Memory and Brain Health - on Zoom

Join us for another talk on Zoom with Dr. Nicole Klughers, a Rocky Hill-based naturopathic physician. Nicole will give tips to help maintain a strong memory as we age. From nutrition to exercise, there are many steps you can take to help maintain a sharp mind! April 27 @ 6:00. Register here!

How to Detect and Avoid Online Scams - on Zoom

As our lives are being lived more in the digital world, criminals are becoming more creative in their methods to try to scam us for our private & financial data. Join us on Zoom to learn about the most popular online scams, how to detect them, and how to avoid them. April 29 @ 6:30. Register here!

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

Phone: 860-258-7621
Information Desk:    860-258-7623
Text:    860-935-2754
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