Children’s Programs

To register for programs call 203-630-6347, email, or stop in!
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Paws To Read 

Thursday, June 22, 29
4:00- 6:00 PM, Children's Room

Call 203-630-6347 to sign up!


Minecraft Mondays 

Session 1, Monday June 26, July 3, 10, 17
Session 2, Monday July 31, August 7, 14, 21
3:30- 5:00 PM, Griffin Room

Join us to explore the LION Minecraft server with others, battle in the arena, complete challenges and earn or win awesome Minecraft in-game tools and resources! Space is limited for this 4-week session.

Sign up for session 1 here
Sign up for session 2 here


Monday Night Card Duels 

Monday, June 26
6 - 7:30, Cook Room

Do you play Yu-Gi-Oh!, Pokemon or Magic: The Gathering? Come and play with your friends at our monthly Trading Card Game Night. Snacks and drinks will be provided. Bring your own deck or learn how to play from one of our members. If you have any questions contact Melissa at or call 203-238-2347.


It's Elementary  

Tuesdays, June 27; July 11, 18, 25; August 1 & 8
2:30 PM, Griffin Room

Stories and activities for children entering grades 3 & 4.

Sign up here

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Fairy Tale STEM 

Wednesdays, June 28; July 5, 12, 19, 26; August 2 & 9
2:30 PM, Griffin Room

For children entering grades k-2.
Sign up here


Coding for Kids 

Wednesdays, July 5- August 9
4-5pm, Griffin Room
For kids ages 8-12

Is your daughter or son the next Mark Zuckerberg or Bill Gates? Computer programming is one of the most important skills for the 21st century. Even if they don’t consider themselves a math/science person, bring your kids to the library for Code Club! We meet every week and work together to learn computer programming.

Sign up here

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LEGO Club* 


Pet Parade: Use LEGO bricks to create an animal friend!

We provide the LEGO® bricks, you just need to bring your imagination.  All finished creations will be put on display in the Tomie dePaola Children's Library.  Sign-up is not required and late arrivals are welcome.

Call 203-630-6347 or e-mail for more information about LEGO® Club.

*LEGO® is a trademark of the LEGO Group of companies which does not sponsor, authorize or endorse this program
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Read Down Your Fines! 

Do some reading in the library and work off your fines

Join Our Minecraft Server! 

Meriden Public Library 105 Miller Street, Meriden, CT 06450 Main Number 203.238.2344 Fax 203.238.3647