Adult Programs
 
 

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Thursdays, 2016
Connecticut Crossroads

Personal Memories Meet Public History. Drop in any Thursday 6 - 7 PM 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 project is being led by our local historian, Chris Fisher. For more information, call 860-355-1191 x203 or vfisher@biblio.org.

Wednesdays 2016
Two Towns Tabletop Club

This club for older teens and adults is held every Wednesday each month from 6 - 8 PM. The first and second Wednesdays are at the New Milford Library and the third and fourth Wednesdays are at the Burnham Library in Bridgewater. Choose from Masquerade, Tiny Epic Kingdoms, Ticket To Ride, Descent, The Game Of Throne Board Game and more! A light dinner will be provided!! Bring your friends!!  For more information, call 860-355-1191 x2 (New Milford Library) or 860-350-6937 (Burnham Library) or email vfisher@biblio.org.

Wednesday, November 30, 2016
The CCC

Do you remember the CCC? Join Marty Podskoch at 6:30 PM as he enlightens us about the history, memories and legacy of the Civilian Conservation Corp Camps in Connecticut. Did you know that the Corp was responsible for clearing the recreation areas at Squantz Pond? Copies of his book will be available for signing. Registration is preferred at 860-355-1191 x 201 or online.

Monday, December 5, 2016
Evening Book Discussion

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 "All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr. 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, December 7, 2016
Cookbook Book Club

Love to cook? Love to eat what you cook? We are kicking off a brand new book group for you. Drop in anytime before December 7th to pick up a literary themed cookie recipe or add you own for our first meeting on Wednesday, December 7th at 6:30 PM. This meeting will be a holiday cookie swap, so bring at least three dozen cookies along with the recipe. For more information, please call 860-355-1191 x 2.

Friday, December 9, 2016
Friday Forum

This is our Friday Forum Series where we host a mystery book discussion group. This month's book is “Body in the Snowdrift” by Katharine Page Hall. 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.

Monday, December 12, 2016
Monday Movies at NMPL

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 "Lila Lila". This film is in German with English subtitles and runs 107 minutes. Light refreshments and a discussion will follow the presentation. For more information, please call 860-355-1191 x2.

Tuesday, December 13, 2016
Coffee With the Director

I will be in the CT Room one Tuesday a month, alternating between morning and afternoon. Please drop in and say Hello. Bring your ideas, bring your questions or just say hi! I want to see you. Hope you can make one or all. This month I will be there from 11 AM - 12 PM. For more information, please call 860-355-1191 x2.

Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Holiday Origami Fun

Relax and learn easy origami for your holidays with Heidi Lenney at 6:00 PM. Registration is required as there is a limited number of participants that can be accommodated at the program. So sign up soon!! Call 860-355-1191 x 2 or online.

Thursday, December 15, 2016
NMPL's Poetry Book Club

This month is the second meeting of our new NMPL Poetry Book Club. Come join us at 6:00 PM. This group is led by Jim Scrimgeour, New Milford’s first Poet Laureate. Please pick up your packet of poems the first week of the month. The schedule for 2016 is: December – Wallace Stevens. For more information, call 860-355-1191 x201.

Monday, December 19, 2016
Science Fiction Book Discussion Group

Marilyn Gunerman, a New Milford resident, has graciously agreed to be the facilitator of this group. The group meets the third (3rd) Monday of the month from 6:30 - 8 PM in the CT Room. This month's book is "The Christmas Pearl" by Dorothea Benton Frank. The library will provide the books. The group is limited to 10 people, so please call to sign up and for more information.

Wednesday, December 21, 2016
Fran Smith

Join Fran Smith, author, historian and genealogist at 6:30 PM as she discusses her 2 latest books: "Where Have the Front Porches Gone?" and "Why Can't I Talk About Slavery". Books will be available for signing. Registration is preferred at 860-355-1191 x 2 or online.

Wednesday, December 28, 2016
Independent Spirit

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, "Florence Foster Jenkins" starring Meryl Streep and Hugh Grant. The film is rated PG-13 and runs 110 minutes. Bring a sandwich, we'll provide dessert & coffee. For more information, please call 860-355-1191 x2.

 

 

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