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Important Update - Library Closure

The Cora J. Belden Library will be closed until further notice.

The decision to re-open will be made in conjunction with the Central Connecticut Health District and the Town of Rocky Hill.

Public Libraries throughout Connecticut are committed to offering the best service to the public. Please know that we are continuing to honor that commitment while balancing public health during what we hope is a short-term disruption.

Please see our full notice HERE.


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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The Library is Always Open with OverDrive

With OverDrive, you can download e-books, audiobooks, and magazines, right from the comfort of home! There are thousands of items available, and it is compatible with virtually all PCs, tablets, and phones! Click HERE to learn more about getting started!

Get Access to Live Online Tutors With HelpNow!

Brainfuse HelpNow offers tons of great online services, such as homework help with live tutors, PSAT/SAT, ACT, AP test prep, an adult learning center with professional assistance for resume/cover letter writing, U.S. citizenship prep, MS Office essential skills, and more! Click HERE to learn more.

Try a New Audiobook with RBdigital

RBdigital has thousands of audiobooks (and e-books) available 24/7 for you to download to your mobile device or your PC. Try one today! Click HERE to learn how to get started!

Learn Something New with World Book Online

World Book Online is a suite of online research tools that includes encyclopedia articles, primary source collections, educator tools, student activities, educational games, pictures, audio, video, and more. It has something for everyone! Check it out HERE.

We Have Thousands of Magazines Available Online

We recently added over 3,000 digital magazines that you can check out and read right from home, through RBdigital Magazines. Check out how to get started HERE!

Learn Online with Universal Class

Universal Class for Libraries empowers you to learn from home with over 500 courses across diverse topics, including technology, cooking, gardening, meditation, and much more! Click HERE to learn how to get started!

Freading Offers E-Books with No Waiting!

Freading offers more than 50,000 e-book titles from over 1,000 publishers, with new titles being added each week. Even better, Freading lets you download titles immediately with no waiting or holds. Learn how to get started with Freading HERE.

You Can Now Access From Home!

Research your family tree with, which is now temporarily available from home! All you need is a Rocky Hill Library card. Click HERE for a quick how-to on getting started.

The Great Courses Provides Classes From Top University Professors

The Great Courses is a wonderful resource for lifelong learning and personal enrichment, with hundreds of courses spanning thousands of in-depth video lectures on subjects like Science, History, Health & Wellness, and much more. Click HERE to learn how to get started.

Rocky Hill Virtual Library Has Helpful Guides

Our librarians have been creating helpful guides, how-tos, and compiling online resources on our new platform, the Rocky Hill Virtual Library. Keep checking back for additional content, which we will be adding frequently!

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
Text:    860-935-2754
Live Chat:    CLICK HERE


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