The Meriden Public Library wants to hear from you!

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Please respond to this brief survey about the Meriden Public Library.
The results will be helpful as we plan the future of the library as part of our new Strategic Plan.

Please enter to win a new iPad Mini or a grocery store gift card.
Complete this survey and enter your email address in the last question.

¡La Biblioteca Pública de Meriden quiere saber su opinión!

Por favor conteste las preguntas en este breve cuestionario.
Sus respuestas nos ayudará con nuestro Plan Estratégico y el futuro de la biblioteca.

Escriba su correo electrónico al final de la encuesta para la oportunidad de ganar un iPad Mini y una tarjeta de regalo.


You are invited to the Meriden Public Library on

Thursday, February 22 at 6:30 pm.
Give us your thoughts and suggestions on how we can better serve the community.
Refreshments and child care provided.

Mark Twain and the American Presidents

Tuesday, Feb 27 at 7:00

Come in for an engaging presentation on Mark Twain and his observations about American culture int he Gilded Age. Corruption, national identity, the power of big business, and America's global role were just as contested then as they are now. Presented by staff from the Mark Twain House.

Free passes are available to borrow with your library card to the Mark Twain House, and other museums. Check for availability.


African American Historical Serials Collection

Now compiled and accessible to researchers in one digital collection, this unique resource documents the history of African American life and religious organizations from materials published between 1829 and 1922. Collection content includes:       black history month

· More than 170 unique titles related to African American life and culture
· Approximately 60,000 pages of searchable primary source content
· Reports and annuals from African American religious organizations and social service agencies, as well as African American periodicals
· Extensive coverage of African American religious organizations, churches and institutions

For more information, see  African American Historical Serials Collection

Attention ION Bank Customers

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Help the Friends of the Meriden Public Library Earn Grant Money!

Voting has begun for the 9th Annual Community Awards Program so please help us earn grant money!  We will receive a $25 donation from the Ion Bank Foundation for every vote1 we receive!

Every vote counts! If you are an Ion Bank customer, please visit to vote until March 31, 2018.

1 Voting is open to all Ion Bank customers.  One vote per customer, however, for accounts with multiple owners, each owner may vote.  Customers with multiple accounts may only vote once.  Each customer can vote for only one organization.

Two Credit Repair Seminars

Monday, Feb 5 at 6:00

Saturday, Feb 24 at 12:00

Kevin Guess will be here to talk about good credit and bad credit. He has a vast knowledge of credit monitoring, reaching debt zero, and protecting your identity. 

All are Welcome. Call to reserve a seat, 203-630-6349


credit repair

Tax Assistance

Mon, January 22 – Sat, April 14

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance starts on Monday, January 22 and ends on Saturday, April 14. V.I.T.A will be here on:

MONDAYS 5:00 – 8:00 pm                                                              taxhelp
WEDNESDAYS 5:00 – 8:00 pm
SATURDAYS 9:30 am – 1:00 pm

Make an appointment, call 860-356-2000

Browse Our Services

Lynda is available thanks to the generous support of the Meriden Rotary Foundation

Download movies, tv shows and more

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Find a Job

Business and Career

Link to A to Z database

Free Music

Book Suggestions

Study for CT Driving Exam


RB digital

Study for an Exam

Read Now

CT State Library

ESL/Learn a Language

Become a US Citizen

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