Adult Programs
 
 

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

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.

Mondays, June 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 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 June: June 1, June 8, June15, June 22 and June 29 from 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM.
For more information, please call 860-355-1191 x201.

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.)

Monday, Wednesday June 1, 3 2015
Safety First

The internet is a daily part of our lives, however it is also where scammers and identity thieves lurk. In this class you will learn how to develop good security habits, create effective passwords and reduce your exposure to threats. The class will also cover virus protection, firewalls, credit monitoring and job search scams.
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, 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.

Thursday, June 4, 2015
NMPL Writers' Group

The group is taking a hiatus for the summer. So there will be no meetings for June, July and August. Updates will be posted in the fall.

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.

Wednesdays & Mondays June 10, 15, 17 and 22, 2015
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 class will meet for 4 sessions from 1:00-3:00 PM each day. You must attend the first session to continue with the remaining sessions of the class. Registration is required. Please sign up at the library or call 860-355-1191 x201.

Saturday, June 13, 2015
Knit in Public

Better living through stitching together! This Saturday from 10 AM - 4 PM, join thousands of people around the world all knitting together on the same day. On The Green across from The New Milford Public Library. Bring your knitting or crochet projects. Bring some Show & Tell. Bring a friend, your lunch, a chair or a blanket. Come for an hour or stay for the day. Friends, fiber and fun. Inspire and be inspired. Try something new! For more information, call 860-355-1191 x201 and ask for Jody.

Monday, June 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) 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.

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.

Wednesdays & Mondays June 24, 29 and July 1, 2015
Facebook 2: I'm on Facebook, now what?

In this course, you will learn how to customize your profile, work with photo albums, chat, groups and more. You should already have a Facebook account and know how to post on Facebook to take this course.  Be sure to bring your Facebook login information to class.This class will meet for 3 sessions from 1:00-3:00 PM each day. You must attend the first session to continue with the remaining sessions of the class. Registration is required. Please sign up at the library or call 860-355-1191 x201.

Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Reel Justice: Great Courtroom Dramas

Tonight is the final film in the "Reel Justice: Great Courtroom Dramas" series, selected and hosted by Mark Hasskarl, New Milford Public Library Director, at 6:00 PM. As always, the movie presentation 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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