North Sea Gas Performs Monday, October 5

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North Sea Gas

will be performing at Meriden Public Library

on Monday, October 5, 2015 

6:30 pm in the Griffin Room

All are welcome to this free program!


Kristan Higgins visits MPL

Monday, October 19th at 7:00 p.m.

Check your calendar and gather all your bookish friends to meet Kristan Higgins, a New York Times bestselling author. Mrs. Higgins has written over a dozen romance novels and is a two-time winner of the RITA award. Some of her books are: Fools Rush In, All I Ever Wanted, and the 5th book from her Blue Heron series will be released this winter. All are welcome to this free event.

kristan higgins

Please help us give this Connecticut native a warm welcome
and support of her writing career.

Renovations, coming soon

New Lighting, New Desks, and New Carpeting

In the coming months, the Library will be replacing its 43 year old circulation desk with a new, fully-wired and efficient service desk. Robison, Inc. of Wallingford will be in charge of constructing the new desk as well as a matching reference desk. As part of the project, new lighting will be installed to brighten the Library’s entrance and main checkout area making iit more welcoming and easier to see the small print! New carpeting will also be installed in most of the public areas. Until the project is completed the Library will set up a temporary “Checkout Desk” and may divert patrons to alternative entrances depending on where work is being done. The public should also expect the Library to be closed for a few days when the carpeting and new desks are installed. Closings and other disruptions will be posted on our website, telephone system and in the newspaper. Although these overdue and much needed improvements will cause temporary inconvenience to the public and staff, the end result should be fantastic! Funding for this project has come from a State Library Construction Grant, the generous support of the Friends of the Meriden Library and all of you—our community!

From the Desk of                                  construction zone
Karen Roesler, Director,
Meriden Public Library

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