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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. 

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.

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Pet Supply Drive

During the month of December, the Cora J. Belden Library will be collecting donations for the CT Humane Society! Collection bins are located in our front lobby.

Eco-Friendly Holiday Wrapping

Tuesday, December 17th, 2-4 pm - Did you know that wrapping paper is not recyclable? Come learn some eco-friendly options for wrapping your holiday gifts & make some homemade wrapping paper to use this holiday season. No registration is required.

How to Get Better Sleep

Tuesday, December 17th, 6:30 pm - Come learn some of the common causes of poor sleep and what you can do to get a good night’s rest. Registration is requested. Online, visit the information desk, or call (860) 258-7623.

Handling Holiday Stress

Wednesday, December 18th, 6:30 pm - Learn some expert tips to get a handle on holiday stress and stay a little calmer this season! Registration is requested. Online, visit the information desk, or call (860) 258-7623.

Getting Started with Google Drive

Wednesday, December 18th, 2:00 pm - Learn how to use this ‘cloud based’ program to store files, create word documents & spreadsheets, manage photos, and more. Registration is required. Online, visit the information desk, or call (860) 258-7623.

Holiday Concert

Saturday, December 21st, 2:00 pm - Come celebrate the holidays with the Connecticut Yankee Chorus! Registration is requested. Online, visit the information desk, or call (860) 258-7623.

Motor City

Monday, December 23rd, 2 - 4 pm - Bring your toy cars (remote control or hand driven) & see if you can follow the ‘roads’ through Motor City.

What Pet to Get

Monday, December 23rd, 2:00 - 3:00 pm - Join us for a special presentation by the CT Humane Society to learn about all the different animals that can make great pets and the different responsibilities that come with each one.

Healthy Brain Series

Tuesdays at 2:00 pm - This program will offer tips to keep your brain sharp & activities to challenge the mind while having fun. Participants are encouraged to attend all sessions. Please register for each session online, by visiting the information desk, or calling (860) 258-7623.

Preschool Expo

Wednesday, January 8, 6:00 - 7:30 pm - Find out about preschool & childcare programs offered in Rocky Hill & our surrounding communities. Program directors & teachers will share information about their program’s philosophy, structure & tuition rates.

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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