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Unicorn Rainbow Magic - Online via Zoom

Journey to the magical land of Unicorns! Listen to a story, create a unicorn headband and play Unicorn bingo! Recommended for kids in K-2nd grade. Please sign up to reserve your kit of supplies and receive the Zoom invite. 9/25 @ 2:00. Please register HERE!

STEM Project Bags - Fun and Games!

Practice your science, engineering, and math skills as you create your own toys and games! Make a self-propelled car, a top, and much more. Recommended for ages 6 and up. No registration is required, first-come, first-serve, while supplies last. They will be available starting 9/27 @ 10:00.

Author Talk - Libby Copeland: “The Lost Family” - via Zoom

Join Libby Copeland, an award-winning journalist, for a discussion of her new book, "The Lost Family: How DNA Testing Is Upending Who We Are", where Libby investigates what happens when we embark on a vast social experiment with no thought to the long-term effects. 9/27 @ 6:30. Please register here!

Zoom Talk with Dr. Nicole Klughers - via Zoom

Join us for another monthly Zoom talk with Dr. Nicole Klughers, Naturopathic physician. Nicole shares her wealth of knowledge to help live a happier, healthier life - naturally! 9/28 @ 6:00. Please register here!

Expressions Art Club: Create Your Own Art Gallery - via Zoom

Do you love creating art and learning about where the techniques we use came from? We will learn about author and illustrator, Eric Carle, and how he created his iconic illustrations. We will look at one of his most famous books, A Very Hungry Caterpillar. 9/29 @ 6:00. For ages 10-13. Register HERE!

Junior Reviewers - Sneak Peek at NEW Books! - via Zoom

The Junior Reviewers Club is back! Be the first to read and rate books that aren't available yet to the public! So COOL! Read one or all seven - as many or as few as you want. You can help us decide if we should buy the book for the library. Ages 8-13. 9/30 @ 4:30. Register here!

Zen Art - Online via Zoom

Mondays are tough! Unwind after a long day at school with laid-back, creative programs such as Zentangle, watercolor painting, and more. Each week we'll put on some music, learn a new art or craft technique, and chat as we create. Mondays @ 4:30. Recommended for grades 2-5. Register HERE!

Virtual Storytime Live - via Zoom

Join us online as we foster early literacy by exploring words through books, rhymes and songs. Recommended for children birth - 5 years. Mondays and Wednesdays at 11:00 via Zoom and Facebook. For the Zoom link, registration is required, please sign up using our online calendar.

CT’s Past, Present, and Future with the Mohegan Tribe - via Zoom

Join us for an engaging virtual presentation with a member of the Mohegan Tribe. This program will be an excellent chance to learn about the history, culture, and role of the Tribe in Connecticut as well as view various artifacts. All ages are invited to attend! 10/5 @ 6:00. Register here!

Playful Movement - Online via Zoom

It’s time to play and have fun! We will do big body movements, move to music and challenge ourselves to see what our body can do. Recommended for children ages 2-5 and their parent / caregiver. Adults, you can participate too! Fridays @ 11:00 from 9/10 - 10/22. Register using our online calendar.

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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

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