The Forgotten Chapters

Rescheduled to March 1 at 6:30  February 9 at6:30

Ms. Dimancescu's presentation will offer an engaging blend of history and ancestral stories as she brings to life long forgotten and little known chapters of New England's rich history. She will also discuss the process of creating a non-fiction narrative. Look her up on her facebook page

A Month of Celebration

Join us in celebrating Pura Belpré: latina storyteller, author, puppeteer, librarian

Saturday, Jan 30th at 11:00: bilingual Story Hour/Cuentacuentos

Tuesday, Feb 2nd at 6:00: the film "Pura Belpré, a Storyteller" followed by birthday cake and a talk with UConn professor

Saturday, Feb 13 at 2:30: Storyteller Leeny Del Seamonda will present "Vive al Cuento/Live the Story"

Tuesday, Feb 16th at 3:30: Puppeteer Mathew Leonard from Lionheart Puppets will perform "The Emperor's New Clothes"

All month, in the hallway to the Children's Library, the Pura Belpré Traveling Exhibit will be on display. We hope you enjoy these programs and learn about Puerto Rican folk lore and culture.

Income Tax Assistance

It's that time of year...

Following is the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance schedule:

Mondays from 5:30 - 8:00 January 25 through March 28th

Wednesdays from 5:30 - 8:00 January 27 through April 13

Saturdays from 9:30 - 1:00 January 30 through April 16

You may call (860) 356-2000 Monday - Friday from 8:30 to 4:30 to make an appointment.

Have you tried this?

Coloring and Coffee for Adults

Friday, February 5 at 12:00 - 2:00 pm in the Griffin Room


Tuesday, February 23 at 6:30 - 8:00 pm in the Cook Room

coloring pencils

Come in for this session and see what the hype is all about. Its been proven that coloring is a great way to relax and de-stress. Take a break from all the holiday craziness by coloring and socializing with friends. Supplies will be provided.

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