Closed for the Holiday Weekend


The library will be closed Saturday, September 5

through Monday, September 7 for the Labor Day Holiday.

We will be open on Tuesday, September 8 from 9:00 am to 8:30 pm.

Have a safe holiday!

New Language software, coming soon…

As of today, you will not have access to Mango Languages

We tested out a new product, Transparent Languages, and think that you will like this program. Sorry for the inconvenience this may have caused in your learning and studying. Please try the new software when it is available.

Twisted Sisters: hurricanes that devastated Connecticut

Tuesday, September 8th at 6:30

Meet the author, Eamon McCarthy Earls, for an interesting discussion on two hurricanes that almost wiped a couple Connecticut towns off the map. Earls will tell the stories of victims, rescuers, officials and scientist who remember the storms of 1954 and 1955. twistessistersbookcover

This is a free program co-sponsored by the Meriden Historical Society.

Registration not required.

Mark Your Calendars for Fall Programs


Tuesday, September 8 – “Twisted Sisters: how 4 superstorms forever changed the Northeast inn 1954 and 1955” by author Eamon McCarthy Earls.

Saturday, September 12 – Meet Mark Zinni from WFSB

Saturday, September 12 – Meet a Fidelco Guide Dog

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Saturday, September 19 – “Tony Bennett and Bill Evans: the legendary recordings” by Joel Zelnik

Saturday, September 26 – “Sinatra and me: the very good years” by author Franz Douskey

Wednesday, September 31 – Writer’s Network guest speaker/workshop by Steve Liskow – “Characters we love or hate”

 movie-reel-clip-art-318519Banned Book Movie Week

September 28 -“The Witches”

September 29 – “How to Eat Fried Worms”

October 1 – “James and the Giant Peach”

October 2 – “The Lorax”

October 3 – “Where the Wild Things Are”


Monday, October 5 – North Sea Gas (music program)

Tuesday, October 6 – Silver program by Meriden Historical Society

Saturday, October 17 – “American Treasures” by Kofkoske Sisters                                                                                                                        digger-KH

Monday, October 19 – Meet New York Times BestSelling Author Kristan  Higgins

Tuesday, October 27 –  “Franz Schubert’s Last Year: a cornucopia of musical masterpieces” by Jeffrey Engel

Wednesday, October 28 – Writer’s Network Guest Speaker/workshop by Steve Liskow: “I’ve got a first draft; now what?”



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