Adult Programs
 
 

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

Mondays, April 6, 13, 20, 27, 2015
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 will be 4 sessions in April: April 6, April 13, April 20 and April 27 from 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM.
For more information, please call 860-355-1191 x201.

Wednesday, April 29, 2015
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. Tonight's movie is "To Kill a Mockingbird". No registration is required
For the complete schedule of dates and titles, click here. For more information, please call 860-355-1191 x201.

Mondays, May 4, 11, 18 2015
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 will be 3 sessions in May: May 4, May 11 and May 18 from 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM.
For more information, please call 860-355-1191 x201.

Monday, May 4, 2015
Evening Book Discussion Group

Abby Ripley, a New Milford resident, has graciously agreed to be the facilitator of this new group and has come up with a terrific list of books. The group meets the first (1st) Monday of every month from 6:30 - 8 PM in the CT Room. This month's book is "The Kitchen House" by Kathleen Grissom. 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. (Please note the change in meeting days.)

Monday, Wednesdays May 4, 6, 13, 2015
The Complete Job Search

Successful job searching requires preparations. This course will guide you through an assessment of your personal strengths and teach you how to complete effective applications, resumes, and cover letters. You will learn to use the Internet to search for jobs and learn effective skills for interviewing and follow-up. Prior to taking this course you should already have basic Windows, Microsoft Word, Internet and e-mail skills.
This class will meet three times from 1:00-3:00 PM each day. You must attend the first session to continue with the rest of the class. Registration is required. Please sign up at the library or call 860-355-1191 x201.

Wednesday, May 6, 2015
Trigger Point Therapy

NMPL welcomes Kenneth R. Hoffman, L.Ac., CCH, Medical Director of Sophia Natural Health Center in Brookfield, CT who will give a presentation: “Trigger Point Therapy: A Home Stress Reduction System” at 6:30 PM. Learn what trigger points are, how to locate them, and how to relieve them quickly and easily.¬† Learn the importance of the relationship between stress, trigger points, and the overall effect on your health and take home an effective method of relieving physical stress! Registration is requested at 860-355-1191 x201 or online.

Thursday, May 7, 2015
NMPL Writers' Group

Are you a writer? Looking for support, encouragement, and critique? Then join our Writers' Group facilitated by Dennie DeBellis. We will meet the first (1st) and third (3rd) Thursdays of the month from 6:30 - 7:30 PM in the Connecticut Room. The group is limited to 8, so please register soon either online or by calling 860-355-1191 x201. (Note the additional meeting times.)

Monday, May 11, 2015
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 "the attack". This film is in Arabic/Hebrew with English subtitles. It is rated R and runs 95 minutes. Light refreshments and a discussion will follow the presentation.
For more information, please call 860-355-1191 x203.

Friday, May 15, 2015
Friday Forum

This is our Friday Forum Series where we host a mystery book discussion group. This month's book is “Help For the Haunted” by John Searles. 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, May 18, 2015
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) Monday 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. NOTE : New Meeting Day

Monday, Wednesday May 18, 20, 2015
eBay

eBay is the largest and most active auction site on the Internet. This class will help you navigate your way through the ins and outs of eBay, whether you want to buy, sell or simply browse.
This class will meet twice from 1:00-3:00 PM each day. You must attend the first session to continue with the second half of the class. Registration is required. Please sign up at the library or call 860-355-1191 x201.

Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Author Talk: Velya Urban-Jancz

Come meet Velya Urban-Jancz, local author of “Acquiescence.” At 6:30 PM, Velya will offer a dynamic visual presentation on her historical research for the theme of the book, the not-so-good life of the colonial goodwife. Registration is requested at 860-355-1191 x201 or online. Books will be available for purchase and signing.

Thursday, May 21, 2015
NMPL Writers' Group

Are you a writer? Looking for support, encouragement, and critique? Then join our Writers' Group facilitated by Dennie DeBellis. We will meet the first (1st) and third (3rd) Thursdays of the month from 6:30 - 7:30 PM in the Connecticut Room. The group is limited to 8, so please register soon either online or by calling 860-355-1191 x201. (Note the additional meeting times.)

Wednesday, May 27, 2015
Introduction to Genealogy

Genealogy can be fun and rewarding, but there is so much information on the Internet that you may ask "Where do I begin?" and "What will work for me?" Well, this course from 1:00 - 3:00 PM is designed as an introduction to help you learn vocabulary, get organized and begin to sort through all the possibilities. You will then be able to go on to conduct your own research and make your own discoveries! Registration is requested so please sign up at the library or call 860-355-1191 x201.

Wednesday, May 27, 2015
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. Tonight's movie is "The Verdict". No registration is required
For the complete schedule of dates and titles, click here. For more information, please call 860-355-1191 x201.

Friday, May 29, 2015
Murder Mystery

New Milford Public Library Presents its 4th Biennial Murder Mystery Party at 7PM! "Murder of the Mystery Detective". See staff, Friends of the Library and patrons in a whole new way! You solve the murder of the filthy rich Sir Arthur Conan Hoyle. Was it Agatha Mystry (Ellen Thompson)? Or Nancy Prude (Sue Ford)? Or¬†Inspector Dogleish (Mark Hasskarl)? Or Kutesy Millstone (Margie Bueide)? Or maybe Hercules Bones (Marilyn Gunerman)!
Sign up soon at 860-355-1191 x 201. Limited to 42 participants with 6 teams of 7 people.

Monday, June 1, 2015
Evening Book Discussion Group

Abby Ripley, a New Milford resident, has graciously agreed to be the facilitator of this new group and has come up with a terrific list of books. The group meets the first (1st) Monday of every month from 6:30 - 8 PM in the CT Room. This month's book is "The White Tiger" by Aravind Adiga. 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. (Please note the change in meeting days.)

Wednesday, June 3, 2015
The History of the 1950's and 60's Through the Lens of Popular Song

You know the music, you know the times! Let Marc Black bring them together for you with this rollicking performance at 6:30 PM! Marc Black is an eclectic folk-rocker who has performed and recorded with many luminaries including Art Garfunkel and Rick Danko, Richie Havens, and Taj Mahal.  He was recently named Folk Artist of the Year on ABC Radio, was a winner at the Kerrville Folk Festival and he was chosen to perform with Pete Seeger at the Folk Music Hall of Fame fundraiser last November.

Monday, June 8, 2015
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 "The Lunch Box". This film is in Hindi with English subtitles. It is rated PG and runs105 minutes. Light refreshments and a discussion will follow the presentation.
For more information, please call 860-355-1191 x203.

Wednesday, June 17, 2015
Buying a Home in 2015

Paula Greenberg (NMLSR #404863), a licensed mortgage broker from Westport Mortgage Co. will present a free, educational seminar at 6:30 PM that focuses on market expectations for 2015, buying as opposed to renting, the process for purchase, and what lenders are looking for in qualified buyers. Summer is the best moving time, so learn how to make educated decisions! Registration is requested at 860-355-1191 x201 or online at our Calendar of Events.

Friday, June 19, 2015
Friday Forum

This is our Friday Forum Series where we host a mystery book discussion group. This month's book is “The Territory” by Tricia Fields. 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, June 24, 2015
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. Tonight's movie is "A Cry in the Dark". No registration is required
For the complete schedule of dates and titles, click here. For more information, please call 860-355-1191 x201.

 

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