Adult Programs
 
 

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

Mondays, November 3, 10, 17, 24, 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 will be 4 sessions in November: November 3, November 10, November 17 and November 24 from 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM.
For more information, please call 860-355-1191 x201.

Monday & Wednesday November 3 & 5, 2014
Facebook 1: The Starter Kit

Facebook is the most popular social networking website in the world. In this course, you will learn about Facebook, become a member of this free website and post messages and photos online. After this course, you will be able to continue using Facebook on your own.
This course will meet twice from 1:00-3:00 PM: Monday November 3 and Wednesday November 5. 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.

Monday, November 3, 2014
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 Orchardist" by Amanda Coplin. 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, 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.

Monday, November 3, 2014
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 Orchardist" by Amanda Coplin. 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, November 12, 2014
Computer Class: Learn Skype

Come to the library and from 1 - 3 PM, learn how to use Skype, 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. To register or for more information, please call 860-355-1191 x201.

Monday & Wednesday November 17 &19, 2014
Facebook 2: I'm on Facebook, Now What

In this course, you will learn more fun Facebook features such as fan pages, photo albums, tagging, chatting and emailing. To take this class you should have a Facebook account and know how to post. Be sure to bring your Facebook login information.
This course will meet twice from 1:00-3:00 PM: Monday November 17 and Wednesday November 19. 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, November 19, 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. Tonight's movie is "Witness for the Prosecution". No registration is required
For the complete schedule of dates and titles, click here. For more information, please call 860-355-1191 x201.

Wednesday, November 19, 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, November 21, 2014
Friday Forum

This is our Friday Forum Series where we host a mystery book discussion group. This month's book is “For the Love of Mike” by Rhys Bowen. 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 November 24 & 26, 2014
Computer Class: Word Online

Word Online is a free, online version of the best known word processing program ever. Even though it lacks the advanced features of Word, it is a great app to create letters, resumes, newsletters, and more. In this class you'll learn the basics of Office Online use: the use of OneDrive, Microsoft's cloud storage solution, and how to create, format, print, and share simple documents. This course will meet twice from 1:00-3:00 PM: Monday November 24 and Wednesday November 26. 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.

 

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