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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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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. 

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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.

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Kindness Club - on Zoom

Join us as we spread cheer to some local residents! Create cards and simple gifts to give to local veterans, seniors, and others in town. Suggested for children ages 4 and up. You will receive a kit filled with supplies to create that week's projects. Mondays 11/16 - 12/7 at 4:30. Register HERE!

Helping Your Child Cope With Holiday Disappointment - on Zoom

We all know the holidays will look a bit different this year. Join us for a short presentation, followed by a Q&A, to talk about ways to help your child deal with disappointment this holiday season. Leading the discussion will be Emily Wakefield, Psy.D. December 3 at 8:30. Please register HERE.

Riverside Reptiles Presents LIVE Animals: Seasons Change - on Zoom

Where do the animals go when it gets too cold outside? How do they stay warm? Learn about the behaviors of reptiles, amphibians, and arthropods in this program about the seasons! See LIVE animals and have an opportunity to ask questions. Recommended for K-5th grade. Dec. 5 @ 2:00. Register HERE.

Online Job Search and Resume Submittal - on Zoom

Join us on Zoom December 7 @ 6:30 as we analyze and discuss numerous online search strategies including job alerts, job boards, job aggregators, and company employment pages. We will then discuss how to best utilize these websites for submitting one’s resume. Please register HERE.

Social Media 101: Twitter & Instagram - on Zoom

Ever wondered why people are always talking about hashtags, tweets, and followers on the news? Join us on Zoom December 8 at 2:00 for this introductory session on using Twitter and Instagram, two of the most popular social media platforms. Please register HERE.

Mystery Book Discussion - on Zoom

*NEW DATE* - December 9 at 6:30. Come join our Mystery Book Discussion, now on Zoom. This group loves to read, you guessed it: mysteries! This month, we will be reading The Widows of Malabar Hill by Sujata Massey. Extra copies of the book will be available to checkout. Please register HERE.

Getting Started with 3D Printing (For Adults) - Online

Join us on Zoom December 10 @ 6:30 to learn how to design your very own 3D object using a free online 3D design program called Sketchup, which can then be printed out on the library’s 3D printer for you to keep! This session is for adult patrons only. Please register HERE.

Family Story Time: Animals That Hibernate - on Zoom

Join us for a Saturday storytime on Zoom with two stories and a simple craft project to learn about hibernation! Best suited for families with children ages 3-8. December 12 at 10:00. Please click HERE to register and see a list of needed supplies.

Dr. Nicole Klughers: Immune System Boosters - on Zoom

With cases of COVID-19 spiking and the cold winter months upon us, now is the perfect time to get some tips to naturally boost your immune system. Dr. Nicole Klughers, naturopathic physician, will discuss ways to be prepared for cold and flu season. December 15 at 6:00. Please register HERE.

New Year's Noon Party - on Zoom

Celebrate New Year’s Eve at Noon time on Zoom! Fun for the whole family! Make a party hat and “popper”, play some Minute to Win it games, dance, and then countdown to NOON! Recommended for the whole family, ages 4 and up. Click here to learn more and 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

Phone: 860-258-7621
Information Desk:    860-258-7623
Text:    860-935-2754
Live Chat:    CLICK HERE


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