Meriden Library

Knitting Club

Have you been wanting to learn how to knit or have something you're already working on? Come join our new Knitting Club starting at the Meriden Library. 

Starting Thursday, January 30th at 3:30PM.

Learn how to knit or bring something you're working on.  All ages and levels are welcome. Deb Hodges and Lori Estey will be here to help current knitters and teach beginners. 

Valentine's Day Crafts

Drop in craft time at the library to make Valentine's day crafts and cards.  Supplies provided!

Meriden's drop in hours are Tuesday, Feb 4 from 4-6

Philip Read's drop in hours are Saturday, Feb 8 from 9:30-11:30

Holiday Crafting

Join us in making fun holiday crafts. We'll supply all the popsicle sticks pom-poms and glitter glue you could ever need! Plus all the other materials. Come with your children and spend some time crafting together. Fun for all ages. 


Halloween Open House

Halloween-themed open house at the library with crafts and pumpkin decorating. Costumes encouraged!

Thursday, Oct 24  4-6 PM @ Meriden 

Saturday, Oct 26 9:30-11:30 @ Philip Read

Fourth Tuesday Tech Time at the Meriden Library

Need help with your laptop, tablet, smartphone or other devices? Or would you like help navigating the library's e-resources? Drop-in for free assistance.

Topics we cover include:

Downloading library eBooks, audiobooks, music, and magazines to your tablet, smartphone, or laptop

Setting up a Kanopy account with your library card to stream movies for free

Using the Internet, e-mail, and cloud computing

Setting up and using social media

Assistance setting up an email account

Help with Microsoft Office or Google apps

Good Humor Ice Cream Truck

We’ll close out our summer reading program with Randell and his vintage Good Humor ice cream truck. Come out and choose one of your favorite flavors.

Family Games Night

Come down to the Meriden Library for an evening of family fun. We’ll have lawn games, like Jenga, Corn Hole, Can Jam and others. If you have a favorite lawn game bring it down. Kettle corn, crafts and face painting too!

Rockets with Jason Downs

Come help Jason shoot rockets off into the sky behind the library!

Rockets are remotely set off which allows kids to help set them in motion!