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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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Teen Artists

Come into the library to view a special art exhibit featuring the work of three Rocky Hill High School students. We have several pieces from Timothy Jacques, Sofia Zhuk-Vasilyeva, and Allison Jo on display in our main floor gallery.

Summer Reading 2019

A Universe of Stories at Cora J. Belden Library - June 14 - September 3, 2019. Join us in discovering great books and awesome library activities this summer! We have programs for all ages - get started by clicking here to register.

All Aboard Game Club

Thursday, June 27th, 2-3:30 pm - Games are fun & they also teach important skills like problem solving, taking turns & decision making. Join us to play a variety of exciting games – both new & old!

Family Night: Pajama Storytime

Thursday, June 27th, 6:30 – 7:15 pm - Join us for a fun family evening of songs, stories, and rhymes.   Wear your jammies and bring your favorite teddy bear! For families with children ages birth to 5 years. No registration required.

Design LAB

Friday, June 28th, 2:00 - 4:00 pm - Come & create something with us! We have some cool materials for you to use including perler beads, shrinky dinks & more. For ages 5 & up. No registration needed.

Fun Fridays

Hands-on activities just right for children ages 2-5. Art Start – 1st Friday, Little Explorers – 2nd Friday, JR Builders – 3rd Friday, Let’s Celebrate – 4th Friday. No registration needed!

Traditional Indian Dance

Wednesday, July 10th, 6:30 pm - Representatives from LayaVinyasa School of Dance will demonstrate and discuss the history of Kuchipudi, a beautiful form of Indian dance. Registration is requested. Online, visit the information desk, or call (860) 258-7623.

Mystery Book Discussion

Wednesday, July 10th, 6:30 pm - Enjoy a good mystery? Join our Mystery Book Discussion! This month's selection is The Shape of Water by Andrea Camilleri.

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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The library is closed Sundays. Sunday hours will resume October 6th.

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