Adult Programs
 
 

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

December 15, 2014 - March 31, 2015
Community Service Project

Calling all knitters and crocheters. The NMPL Knit Wits Group invites you to participate in our annual Community Service Project. We are making chemo caps, hats, mittens, scarves, lap blankets and prayer shawls to be donated to 3 great organizations: Harold Leever Regional Cancer Center in Waterbury, CT, Arkansas Children's Hospital (Knitting for Noggins program) and MD Anderson Cancer Center in Texas. Pick up an infomational handout at the Circulation Desk. For more information, please call 860-355-1191 x201 and ask for Sue Ford or Jody Hyman.

Fridays, January 31 through April 10, 2015
FREE Tax Help

Need help preparing your 2014 taxes? Well on Fridays from 10 AM - 2 PM IRS Certified Volunteers will be available here at the library to help you at no cost! These volunteers are trained and tested in current tax law using IRS materials. Just call 203-826-9517 to schedule an appointment. See the Tax Help flyer for all the details on the services provided and what you need to bring with you.
For more information, please call 860-355-1191 x201.

Mondays, March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, 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 5 sessions in March: March 2, March 9, March 16, March 23 and March 30 from 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM.
For more information, please call 860-355-1191 x201.

Thursday, March 19, 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.)

Friday, March 20, 2015
Friday Forum

This is our Friday Forum Series where we host a mystery book discussion group. This month's book is “Christine Falls” by Benjamin Black. 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.

Saturday, March 21, 2015
A Fashionable Frolick

At 2:00 PM, three interpreters will offer an extensive clothing display featuring a comprehensive selection of museum-quality reproduction of women’s clothing and accessory items that are representative of those worn by women of all social classes during the American Revolution. This is a free program with refreshments to follow. Registration is requested at 860-355-1191 x201 or online at our Calendar of Events.
This program is co-sponsored with the Roger Sherman Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution

Wednesday, March 25, 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 "Judgment at Nuremburg". No registration is required
For the complete schedule of dates and titles, click here. For more information, please call 860-355-1191 x201.

Wednesday, April 1, 2015
Bobcats in Connecticut

Seen one of these in your backyard? Afraid you will? At 6:30 PM, Ginny Apple and Nora Hulton, Connecticut Master Wildlife Conservationists, will present a DEEP program on the incidence of bobcats in Connecticut.  The program will include a dynamic visual presentation, fur samples, and prints.  Bring your questions and your sightings! Registration is requested. so please register either by calling 860-355-1191 x201 or online at our Calendar of Events.

Thursday, April 2, 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, April 6, 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 Things They Carried" by Tim O'Brien. 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, April 13, 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 "Ida". This film is in Polish with English subtitles. It is rated PG-13 and runs 80 minutes. Light refreshments and a discussion will follow the presentation.
For more information, please call 860-355-1191 x203.

Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Life Is Now

At 6:30 PM, NMPL will host a seminar on "Staying in the Moment" with a focus on Health, Healing and Recovery. Sarah Hamilton, a certified Life Coach, will offer a free presentation on transforming your life through transforming your thoughts.  Sarah is a regular speaker at Mt. Sinai Hospital and at Carlson Therapy Network. Registration is requested. so please register either by calling 860-355-1191 x201 or online at our Calendar of Events.

Wednesday, April 15, 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) 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.

Thursday, April 16, 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.)

Friday, April 17, 2015
Friday Forum

This is our Friday Forum Series where we host a mystery book discussion group. This month's book is “Christine Falls” by Benjamin Black. 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, April 22, 2015
G. Fox & Co.

In the 1950s, just about every major city had a landmark department store. Remember our own G. Fox & Co?? This presentation will bring you back in time to Fox’s heyday as we go from floor to floor and recall departments ranging from accessories on the “street” floor, to designer dresses on 6, and ending at Toyland on 11. You’ll also learn about Beatrice Fox Auerbach, the remarkable woman who made every visit to Fox’s so enjoyable and set the standard for customer service. We promise to stir pleasant memories of date nut bread in the Connecticut Room, back-to-school shopping, and the wonderful Christmas season at G. Fox & Co.! Please join us at 2 PM for a 45-minute presentation by Joe Waxman, CHS Member & Volunteer. Registration is requested at 860-355-1191 x201 or online at our Calendar of Events. This program is provided through the generosity of the FRIENDS of NMPL.

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.

 

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