Adult Programs
 
 

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

September 2 - September 30, 2014
Passport to CT Libraries

New Milford Public Library is very excited to participate in the Connecticut Library Association's first Passport to CT Libraries program.  Based on the Wine Trail Passport Program in CT, this program will run during Library Card Sign - Up Month from September 2 - 30. Public libraries will offer their patrons a Passport that you will take to any other participating library to be stamped and receive a small gift. At the end of the month, patrons will turn in their passports to any participating library to be entered in two drawings:  Most Libraries Visited and one Random Drawing for all participants. The drawing will be for two adult prizes of $150.00 each and two children's (under 18) of $100.00 each. Find us on Facebook under Passport to Connecticut Libraries to see a complete list of all the participating libraries or pick up a list in the Library
For more information, please call 860-355-1191 x201. 

Mondays beginning September 8, 2014
eBook Assistance

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 are going to be 4 sessions: September 8, September 15, September 22 and September 29 from 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM.
For more information, please call 860-355-1191 x201.

Monday & Wednesday September 15 &17, 2014
iPad - Intro

In this course you will learn the basic tricks and techniques for using your iPad including: physical layout of buttons and  features, navigating screens and apps, connecting to the internet, overview of included apps, downloading apps from the Apple Store and the settings you need to know. Please bring your iPad fully charged.
This class will meet twice during the week of September 15th on Monday September 15 from 1:00-3:00 PM and Wednesday September 17 from 1:00-3:00 PM. You must attend the Monday session in order to continue with the second half of the class on Wednesday. Registration is required. Please sign up online or at the library or by calling 860-355-1191 x201.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Understanding Medicare

If you are over 65, approaching 65 or under 65 with certain disabilities this free program is for you! At 6:30 PM, Margaret Ackley, a local Independent Health Insurance representative working with seniors in Fairfield & Litchfield County, will present a valuable program on Medicare health plan options. You will learn:  what you need to know to make informed decisions, the different parts of the program, eligibility requirements, enrollment windows, how to find coverage that best meets your health and financial needs and get answers to questions about your coverage options. Registration is required. You may register online or by calling 860-355-1191 x201.

Wednesday, September 17, 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.

Monday & Wednesday September 22 &24, 2014
iPad - Advanced

In this course you will learn: advanced search techniques for apps for business or pleasure, using advanced apps for iPad, how to create a personal hot spot, using the iPad to read books, magazines, and listening to podcasts and audio books. Additionally, you will learn to use Skype, Facetime, iTunes and the iCIoud. Please bring your iPad fully charged.
This course will meet twice during the week of September 22nd on Monday September 22 from 1:00-3:00 PM and Wednesday September 24 from 1:00-3:00 PM. You must attend the Monday session in order to continue with the second half of the class on Wednesday.Registration is required. Please sign up online or at the library or by calling 860-355-1191 x201.

Wednesday, September 24, 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 on the fourth Wednesday at 6:00 PM. This free series will also offer film notes and refreshments. For the complete schedule of dates and titles, click here. No registration is required
For more information, please call 860-355-1191 x201.

Thursday, October 2, 2014
Long Term Health Care

Have you protected yourself yet? You have your 401(k), your diversified portfolio and your retirement nest egg, but...  Come to this program at 6:30 PM and learn how to protect your assets from being eaten by long term care expenses with State approved insurance from the CT Partnership for Long-Term Care. One year in a nursing home in Connecticut can cost on average of $142,000.  This free presentation by Aldo Pantano, from the State of Connecticut Partnership for Long-Term Care will explain how the program works. There are no company specifics, no solicitation—just  information you need for peace of mind in your retirement years.. Registration is required. You may register online or by calling 860-355-1191 x201.

Saturday, October 4, 2014
Spinning & Weaving Week: Part I

Ever wonder how yarn is spun or how cloth is woven? Come to NMPL and find out through ongoing demonstrations of spinning, weaving, and rug hooking from 1 – 4 PM. Do you spin or weave? Then come join us. The more the merrier! No registration needed. For more information, please call 860-355-1191 x201.

Monday, October 6, 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 "Tell No One". This film is in French with English subtitles. It is not rated and runs 131 minutes. Light refreshments and a discussion will follow the presentation.
For more information, please call 860-355-1191 x203.

Tuesday, October 7, 2014
Spinning & Weaving Week: Part II

Weaving to go! Think small and portable. Be a weaver-on-the-go! Make a kit that holds everything to create pocket-sized weavings. Weave a key fob of your own design in this workshop from 5:30 – 8 PM. Registration is limited to 20 people ages 12 to Adult. No experience is necessary so register online or by calling 860-355-1191 x201.

Wednesday, October 15, 2014
A Different Perspective:
The African-American Soldier in the Civil War

Join us for a stunning presentation at 6:30 PM in Memorial Hall by Kevin Johnson and Kathleen Zuris that brings to life the Connecticut’s Twenty-Ninth Colored Regiment.  Award-winning Kathleen Zuris will offer a presentation on New Milford’s volunteers, while Kevin Johnson will vividly present William Webb, an actual soldier from Hartford. Registration is required for this very special dual event. You may register online or by calling 860-355-1191 x201.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Author Presentation

Meet Archer Mayor, the best- selling author of the Joe Gunther Mystery Series. Join us for a reading and discussion of Proof Positive, the newest in his 25 book series. Registration is required. You may register online or by calling 860-355-1191 x201.
This program is provided through the generosity of the FRIENDS of NMPL. Books will be available for purchase and signing.

 

 

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