Tax Assistance Begins January 28

To make an appointment you MUST call: 860-356-2000

Sessions available at Meriden Public Library are as follows:


MONDAYS 5:00 - 8:00

  • Jan 28
  • Feb 4
  • Feb 11
  • Feb 18 the library is CLOSED
  • Feb 25
  • Mar 4
  • Mar 11
  • Mar 18
  • Mar 25
  • Apr 1
  • Apr 8
  • Apr 15

WEDNESDAYS 5:00 - 8:00

  • Jan 30
  • Feb 6
  • Feb 13
  • Feb 20
  • Feb 27
  • Mar 6
  • Mar 13
  • Mar 20
  • Mar 27
  • Apr 3
  • Apr 10

SATURDAYS 9:30 - 1:00

  • Feb 2
  • Feb 9
  • Feb 16
  • Feb 23
  • Mar 2
  • Mar 9
  • Mar 16
  • Mar 23
  • Mar 30
  • Apr 6
  • Apr 13

V.I.T.A  alert taxpayers to special credits and deductions for which they may be eligible. People interested in attending the V.I.T.A program can stop in the library and pick up a list of the necessary documents you will need to bring.

Contact the Community Services Department at 203-630-6349 if you have questions.

Need Help Getting Back to Work?


January 22 is looking for unemployed people to register for a 5 week development "bootcamp." The program is free for these people:

  • out of work for 6 months
  • exhausted unemployment benefits
  • motivated to get back to work

The training is 5 weeks, 4 days a week and participants learn best practices on how to reenter the workforce, gain confidence and get empowered.

REGISTER:  Tuesday, January 22nd at 10:00

Black Bears of Connecticut


Wednesday, Jan 23 at 7:00

Join us for an informative talk about Black Bears by Ginny Apple, a wildlife conservationist. Her talk focus' on the natural history of Black Bears with an overview of bear habitat, diet, behavior, reproduction and current research efforts. She will share practical ideas for coexisting.

Ms. Apple lives in a house surrounded by Peoples State Forest where she observed a large population of Black Bears. She will share field notes and photographs.

Create a 2019 Action Plan


January, Sat 26 at 2:00 and Tues 29 at 6:30

Are you ready to unlock the awareness to an obstacle that empowers a break through? Propel into the new year with an Action Plan. Get ready to lift yourself up out of a pothole by fueling a mindset charged with positive energy and powerful steps.

Sign up for both sessions or one. Click Events to register or call 203-630-6349

For more information, contact Teresa Vitelli at:

Couponing 101 with Gina Juliano

Wednesday, Jan 30 at 6:30

Everyone knows about coupons and how to use them but not everyone knows how to use them effectively.

In Gina's class, you will learn:

  • coupon terminology
  • how to cut a least 50% off your grocery bill
  • how to never pay for health/beauty items again
  • hot to get free samples sent to your door
  • how to organize your coupons to save time

Register for this program, Click Events or Call 203-630-6349

Needles and Hooks


Next Meetings: Jan 16, 30

Every other Wednesday from 10 -12

Join other crafters to work on a project, learn how to knit or crochet, or seek help on a project. This group is for beginners and the experienced.

Passport on Wheels


Saturday, February 9th from 10 - 2

To apply for a passport, you need to bring:

  1. birth certificate or naturalization certificate with front and back photocopy
  2. valid photo ID with front and back photocopy
  3. personal check or money order for passport fees

Photos are offered for $15, bring a separate check. For more information Click Here.

Passport service offered monthly. Check our Events Calendar for dates.


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