Meriden Library

Story Time

Storytime outside at the Meriden Library. For young children with a caregiver.

Thursdays at 10 am 

Lindsay and Her Puppet Pals

Lindsay brings her larger than life Puppet Pals to the Meriden Library again!  Filled with silliness, active audience engagement, and unique, memorable characters, this series of charming short stories will delight the young and the young at heart!

Lindsay has been performing full time since 2011, presenting to several thousand children each year. Through animated storytelling and thoughtful messaging, she hopes to inspire creative play, resilience, and empathy in even the youngest. She also believes shared joy and laughter strengthens communities.

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.