Adult Programs
 
 

For a calendar view of these programs, please check Calendar of Events.

Mondays, October 6, 20, 27, 2014
eBooks at the Library

This is an open Q&A session for New Milford residents who would like help setting up their downloadable library eBooks. Bring you device, your library card and your questions. No appointment is necessary, just walk in. There are going to be 3 sessions in October: October 6, October 20, and October 27 from 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM.
For more information, please call 860-355-1191 x201.

Monday, October 6, 2014
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 "Tell No One". This film is in French with English subtitles. It is not rated and runs 131 minutes. Light refreshments and a discussion will follow the presentation.
For more information, please call 860-355-1191 x203.

Tuesday, October 7, 2014
Spinning & Weaving Week: Part II

Weaving to go! Think small and portable. Be a weaver-on-the-go! Make a kit that holds everything to create pocket-sized weavings. Weave a key fob of your own design in this workshop from 5:30 – 8 PM. Registration is limited to 20 people ages 12 to Adult. No experience is necessary so register online or by calling 860-355-1191 x201.

Wednesdays - October 8 &15, 2014
Privacy and Security Online

The internet provides us with powerful fools to shop, instant message, send email and learn. It also creates some threats to our privacy.  Learn about good security habits, virus protection, firewalls and much more.
This course will meet twice from 1:00-3:00 PM: Wednesday October 8 and Wednesday October 15. You must attend the first session in order to continue with the second half of the class on the following Wednesday. Registration is required. You may register at the library or by calling 860-355-1191 x201.

Wednesday, October 15, 2014
A Different Perspective:
The African-American Soldier in the Civil War

Join us for a stunning presentation at 6:30 PM in Memorial Hall by Kevin Johnson and Kathleen Zuris that brings to life the Connecticut’s Twenty-Ninth Colored Regiment.  Award-winning Kathleen Zuris will offer a presentation on New Milford’s volunteers, while Kevin Johnson will vividly present William Webb, an actual soldier from Hartford. Registration is required for this very special dual event. You may register online or by calling 860-355-1191 x201.

Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Science Fiction Book Discussion Group

Marilyn Gunerman, a New Milford resident, has graciously agreed to be the facilitator of this new group. All book choices will be drawn from award winners. The group meets the third (3rd) Wednesday of every month from 6:30 - 8 PM in the CT Room. The library will provide the books. The group is limited to 10 people, so please call 860-355-1191 x201 to sign up and for more information.

Friday, October 17, 2014
Friday Forum

This is our Friday Forum Series where we host a mystery book discussion group. This month's book is “Three Can Keep a Secret” by Archer Mayor. 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.
For more information, please call 860-355-1191 x203.

Monday & Wednesday October 20 & 22, 2014
Introduction to Email

You've been using email for some time now, but things are getting messy. This class teaches you helpful email skills, including how to use your email address book and junk mail filters.
This course will meet twice from 1:00-3:00 PM: Monday October 20 and Wednesday October 22. You must attend the Monday session in order to continue with the second half of the class on Wednesday. Registration is required. You may register at the library or by calling 860-355-1191 x201.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Author Presentation

Meet Archer Mayor, the best- selling author of the Joe Gunther Mystery Series. Join us for a reading and discussion of Proof Positive, the newest in his 25 book series. Registration is required. You may register online or by calling 860-355-1191 x201.
This program is provided through the generosity of the FRIENDS of NMPL. Books will be available for purchase and signing.

Monday & Wednesday October 27 & 29, 2014
Exploring the Internet

Having trouble finding what you need on the internet? Come to this class and learn the best way to search for the information you want. You will get to try out some search strategies online with plenty of time to practice.
This course will meet twice from 1:00-3:00 PM: Monday October 27 and Wednesday October 29. You must attend the Monday session in order to continue with the second half of the class on Wednesday. Registration is required. You may register at the library or by calling 860-355-1191 x201.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Reel Justice: Great Courtroom Dramas

Introducing a new film series! Reel Justice: Great Courtroom Dramas This series, selected and hosted by Mark Hasskarl, New Milford Public Library Director, will offer a total of 10 films shown monthly (usually on the fourth Wednesday) at 6:00 PM. This free series will also offer film notes and refreshments. For the complete schedule of dates and titles, click here. No registration is required
For more information, please call 860-355-1191 x201.

Wednesday, November 5, 2014
Home Adaptation

Are you concerned about how to modify your home to accommodate an elderly or disabled loved one?  Jim Gustin, a Certified Aging in Place Specialist, will discuss at 6:30 PM what can be done to make your home accessible, safe, and life-enriching. Registration is requested. You may register online or by calling 860-355-1191 x201.

Monday, November 10, 2014
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 "Yesterday". This film is in South African with English subtitles. It is rated R and runs 96 minutes. Light refreshments and a discussion will follow the presentation.
For more information, please call 860-355-1191 x203.

Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Computer Class: Learn Skype

Skype is the world's most popular video calling app. This course will cover the types of devices you can use, how to set up an account and add contacts, and how to use Skype to talk with anyone in the world who also has Skype, for free. For more information, please call 860-355-1191 x201.

 

 

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