Children’s Programs

To register for programs call 203-630-6347, email, or stop in!
lego club october 2017

Lego Club 

Wednesday, October 18
4:00 - 5:00PM, Griffin Room

Drop in!

salt painting

Salt Painting 

Thursday, October 19
4:00 - 5:00PM, Griffin Room

Sign up here

paws to read october 2017

Paws to Read 

Thursdays, October 19th
4:00 - 5:30PM, Children's Room

Call 203-630-6347 to sign up



Saturdays, October 21, November 4 & 18, December 2
10:30AM, Children's Room

La hora del cuento es un programa divertido para   familias y niños. Leyendo juntos los niños se preparan para ir a la escuela y tener éxito. Todos están  invitados a celebrar cuentos y   juegos divertidos en español y en inglés. Habrá refrescos y bocadillos.

Story hour is a fun program for families and  children.  Reading together helps prepare       children for success in school. Everyone is invited to listen to stories in English and Spanish and participate in games and crafts.  Refreshments and snacks will be served.

dia de

Day of the Dead/ Dia de los Muertos 

Thursday, October 26
4:00 - 6:00PM, Griffin Room

Celebrate Day of the Dead/ Día de los Muertos at the Library. Our celebration will include the creation of an altar; crafts and refreshments for all. We invite everyone to explore our ofrenda, learn more about Day of the Dead, and enjoy the seasonal treats. If you would like, bring a photo of a loved one who has passed to display in the library's ofrenda during the program. No registration required.

The sugar skull mask craft will from 4:00 - 5:30 pm. The tissue paper marigold craft will be available from 4:30-5:30pm. Crafts are open to all ages. Refreshments will be served.

wonder woman

Wonder Woman 

Saturday, October 28
10:00AM, Griffin Room

When a pilot crashes and tells of conflict in the outside world, Diana, an Amazonian warrior in training, leaves home to fight a war, discovering her full powers and true destiny.

Rated PG - 13, Run time: 141 minutes

preschool halloween party

Preschool Halloween Party 

Monday, October 30
10:30AM, Griffin Room

Drop in!

mindcraft mondays

Minecraft Mondays 

Mondays, October 30th, November 13th & 27th
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! A limited number of laptops and/or Minecraft logins are available. Sign up below or call 203-630-6347 to register.

You must sign up individually for each Monday you would like to attend.

October 30th sign up

November 13th sign up

November 27th sign up

bird beak

Homeschool Social 

Friday, November 3
10:30AM, Griffin Room

Cool-ology Science will be back to lead participants in a study of the varied shapes of bird beaks. Through hands-on exploration, participants will mimic birds and beaks to select each birds's perfect food. Open to kids in 3-5. Siblings are welcome to play in an adjacent area. Space is limited.

Sign up here


Monday Night Card Duels 

Monday, November 20th
6 - 8:00, 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.

read down fines

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