Beginning on April 20, 2016
Personal Memories Meet Public History. Drop in any Wednesday 11 am - 12 pm beginning April 20th or schedule an appointment to record a bit of your history. Share recollections and anecdotes of New Milford and we will keep them as a permanent record in our CT. Room.
This is an open Q&A session for New Milford residents who would like help with our econtent options. Stop by and find out how to use the Axis 360 ebooks, OneClickdigital (our downloadable e-audio books) and Hoopla. Bring your device, your library card and your questions. No appointment is necessary, just walk in from 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM. For more information, please call 860-355-1191 x2.
Monday, July 4, 2016
Abby Ripley has once again graciously agreed to be the facilitator of this group and has selected a wonderful list of books for 2016. The group meets the first (1st) Monday of every month from 6:30 - 8 PM in the CT Room. This month's book is "Middlesex” by Jeffrey Eugenides. The library will provide the books. The group is limited to 10 people, so please call 860-355-1191 x2 to sign up and for more information.
Wednesday, July 6, 2016
Come and join us at 6:00 PM to enjoy our monthly series of popular, first run movies which lend themselves to lively discussion. Tonight at 6:00 PM we present the film, "Lady in the Van" starring Maggie Smith and Alex Jennings. The film is rated PG-13 and runs 104 minutes. Bring a sandwich, we'll provide dessert & coffee. For more information, please call 860-355-1191 x2.
Wednesdays, July 6 and July 13, 2016
In July, the library will be hosting a two-part webinar series for non-profits seeking funding to coincide with our new membership to the Funding Information Network, which provides resources for non-profits and individuals seeking grants:
For more information, please call 860-355-1191 x2.
Friday, July 8, 2016
This is our Friday Forum Series where we host a mystery book discussion group at 1:00 PM. This month's book is “Let Me Die in His Footsteps" by Lori Roy. We provide the books and you provide the insight! The group is limited to 15 people, so please check if there is room by calling 860-355-1191 x203.
Wednesday, July 11, 2016
View foreign films and discuss them during Monday Movies at NMPL. This month this free series takes place at the library at 1:00 PM and will feature "Bicycle Thieves". This film is in Italian with English subtitles and runs 89 minutes. Light refreshments and a discussion will follow the presentation. For more information, please call 860-355-1191 x2.
Tuesday, July 12, 2016
Don’t miss the last two in this cooperative series for small business owners and nonprofits. In this second session at 6:30 PM, we will host "Goal Setting for Small Business Owners" with Linda McCaffrey who will discuss making and achieving realistic goals for yourself and your business. Linda is a SCORE presenter and a successful Realtor. NM Public Library Doors open at 6 pm for networking. Light refreshments will be provided—please register by July 8th at 860-355-1191 x2 or online. Both programs will be presented in Memorial Hall at the Library at 24 Main Street, New Milford.
Wednesdays, July 13 and August 10, 2016
Come by yourself or bring your friends! For ages high school and adults! Play from 6-7 PM each night. This is not your Father's board games! For more information call 860-355-1191 x2 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Some see a weed, some see a wish. Come to a fun program at 6 PM hosted by the Grounded Holistic Wellness group where you make your own "Dandelion Fluff Necklace with Acorn Cap". Learn dandelion folklore and medicinal beliefs of the dandelion. Registration is requested at 860-355-1191 x2 or online.
July 18, 20, 25, 2016
Windows 10 is a free upgrade to anyone with Windows 7 or Windows 8 until July 29, 2016. This course will teach you the basics of this Operating System. The class will meet for 3 sessions from 1:00-3:00 PM each day. You must attend the first session to continue with the remaining sessions of the class. Registration is required. Please sign up at the library or call 860-355-1191 x2.
July 20, 2016
Ever run in the Litchfield Hills Road Race? Ever watched it? Volunteered? Want to learn more? It draws over 1500 participants! Runner’s World bills it as “the best little race you’ve ever heard of.” At 6:30 PM come and join Lou Pellegrino and learn the history of this race, from his book “In Smallness, There is Beauty”. Registration is preferred by calling 860-355-1191 x2 or online.
Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Come and join us at 6:00 PM to enjoy our monthly series of popular, first run movies which lend themselves to lively discussion. Tonight at 6:00 PM we present the film, "Allegiant". The film is rated PG-13 and runs 120 minutes. Bring a sandwich, we'll provide dessert & coffee. For more information, please call 860-355-1191 x2.
August 3, 2016
Are you passionate about a worthy cause, or have you identified a group of underprivileged people in need of help? If so, you may have thought of starting a not-for-profit to help your cause! Come learn about starting and running a successful non-profit with Cliff Ennico at NMPL at 6:30 PM. This fast-paced, entertaining program will teach you how to build a successful not-for-profit in CT and identify resources that will help you help those in need. Registration is requested at 860-355-1191, x2 or online.
August 17, 2016
At 6:30 PM, join best-selling author, Nan Rossiter, as she talks about her writing and her newest novel “Firefly Summer”, an uplifting story of the resilience of sisterhood and the bright glimpse of joy and solace that, like fireflies after rain, can follow the deepest heartaches. Books will be available for purchase and signing. Registration is requested at 860-355-1191, x2 or online.