Adult Programs
 
 

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

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 orgaizations: 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.

January 5 - February 27, 2015
Adult Winter Reading Program

Program Details:
1. Sign up and take home some review cards.
2. Read any format of Adult, Teen, or Young Adult books.
3. Submit a review, and include your name and phone number.
4. Enter the 7 Weekly drawings for gift certificates to any 3 of the following:
H.H. Taylor; Bank Street Theater; Olive Oil; Sweet Spot; Bank Street Coffee House; Johanna’s Restaurant; and Peachwave.
A final drawing will be held on February 27th for the three grand prizes:
1) iPad Mini  2) Kindle Fire  3) Certificate to Bank Street Book Nook
This program is supported through the generosity of the FRIENDS of NMPL.
For more information, please call 860-355-1191 x201.

Mondays, January 5, 12, 26, 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 January: January 5, January 12, and January 26 from 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM.
For more information, please call 860-355-1191 x201.

Monday, Wednesday, January 5, 7, 2015
Meet the Computer

In this course you will learn how to use the keyboard and the mouse. No experience is necessary for this relaxed, fun class. Register at the Circulation Desk or call 860-355-1191 x201.You must attend the first session to continue with the second half of the class.

Wednesday, January 7, 2015
Children in the Civil War

NMPL is proud to present a program at 6:30 PM by Peter Vermilyea, History teacher at both Housatonic Valley Regional High School and WSCU. Peter will discuss the plight of the children of the Civil War including issues surrounding them: 1) Northern vs. Southern 2) Wealthy vs. Disadvantaged and 3) the expectations of adults.
Registration is requested at 860-355-1191 x201 or online.

Monday, January 12, 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 "84 Charing Cross Road". This film is in English and stars Anne Bancroft and Anthony Hopkins. It is rated PG and runs 100 minutes. Light refreshments and a discussion will follow the presentation.
For more information, please call 860-355-1191 x203.

Wednesdays, January 14, 21, 2015
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. Register at the Circulation Desk or call 860-355-1191, x 201. You must attend the first meeting in order to continue with the second half of the class.

Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Hear Better, Live Better

Scott Adamsons, of Hearing Aid Specialist of CT, will present a free seminar on why we can hear, but not always understand what is being said. Scott is a specialist with years of experience helping people rediscover their hearing potential and finding more enjoyment in life. Hearing Aid Specialists of CT has been active for over 20-years in educational outreach to the public.
This one hour interactive seminar will include time for questions and answers. So join us at 6:30 PM to learn more about hearing loss and how it affects you and your loved ones as well as the importance of early hearing correction.
Registration is requested at 860-355-1191 x201, or online.

Wednesday, January 21, 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.

Friday, January 23, 2014
Friday Forum

This is our Friday Forum Series where we host a mystery book discussion group at 1 PM. This month's book is “Booked To Die” by John Dunning. 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.

Mondays, Wednesdays, January 26, 28, February 2, 4, 2015
iPad iOS 8

This course is a complete introduction to using the iPad including all of the exciting new features from iOS 8 and preinstalled apps. Register at the Circulation Desk or call 860-355-1191, x 201. This course will meet four times. You must attend the first session in order to continue with the rest of the class.

Wednesday, January 28, 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 "Anatomy of a Murder". No registration is required
For the complete schedule of dates and titles, click here. For more information, please call 860-355-1191 x201.

Wednesday, February 4, 2015
Sleep

Looking for a good night's sleep without pills? Well, come hear Kenneth Hoffman, D.Ac (RI), L.Ac, CCH, medical director of SOPHIA, the largest natural health and wellness center in CT, who will offer a free presentation at 6:30 PM. He will discuss finding natural solutions to your sleep problems.  He will also explain how vitamins, exercise, and physical treatment are all viable alternatives in many cases.
Registration is requested at 860-355-1191 x201, or online.

 

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