Adult Programs
 
 

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

Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Independent Spirit

It’s Going To Be a Screwball Summer at NMPL! Come and enjoy Food! Door Prizes! Air Conditioning! as we view a 3-month celebration of a Cary Grant/ Katherine Hepburn Extravaganza! Starting at 6:00 PM this month's movie is "Holiday". The film is rated PG and runs 95 minutes.
For more information, please call 860-355-1191 x203.

Wednesday, August 6, 2014
Songbirds of the Northeast

NMPL is offering a workshop at 6:30 PM about the songbirds of the northeast by Massachusetts naturalist, John Root. John features both photographs and recordings of our region's songbirds through a riveting Power Point presentation. The role of song in these birds' lives as well as their diet, social behavior, and other adaptations for survival will be discussed. Participants will also learn how to provide attractive habitats for songbirds. Questions and comments are welcome throughtout the presentation. This program is sponsored through the generosity of the FRIENDS of NMPL. Registration is required. You may register online or by calling 860-355-1191 x201.

Monday, August 11, 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 "Beyond Silence". This film is in German with English subtitles. It is not rated and runs 107 minutes. Light refreshments and a discussion will follow the presentation.
For more information, please call 860-355-1191 x203.

Monday, August 11, 2014
eBooks - Download Help

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 3 sessions: August 11, August 18 and August 25 from 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM.
For more information, please call 860-355-1191 x201.

Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Evening Book Discussion

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 second (2nd) Wednesday of every month from 6:30 - 8 PM in the CT Room. This month's book is "Winter's Bone" by Daniel Woodrell. The library will provide the books. The group is limited to 10 people, so please call 860-355-1191 x203 to sign up and for more information.

Friday, August 15, 2014
Friday Forum

This is our Friday Forum Series where we host a mystery book discussion group. This month's book is “Purgatory Hasm” by Steve Ulfelder. 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, August 18, 2014
eBooks - Download Help

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 3 sessions: August 11, August 18 and August 25 from 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM.
For more information, please call 860-355-1191 x201.

Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Iraq Today

Iraq Today: What is Happening? From 6:30 - 8 PM Mark Albertson, local historian will explain how the country is being dismembered and what the ISII (Islamic State of Iraq) is. Mark will discuss the ramifications of Iraq's colonial history on today's current events. This program is free and walk-ins are welcome, however registration is requested. You may register online or by calling 860-355-1191 x201. This program is sponsored through the generosity of the FRIENDS of NMPL.

Wednesday, August 20, 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, August 25, 2014
eBooks - Download Help

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 3 sessions: August 11, August 18 and August 25 from 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM.
For more information, please call 860-355-1191 x201.

Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Independent Spirit

It’s Going To Be a Screwball Summer at NMPL! Come and enjoy Food! Door Prizes! Air Conditioning! as we view a 3-month celebration of a Cary Grant/ Katherine Hepburn Extravaganza! Starting at 6:00 PM this month's movie is "The Philadelphia Story". The film is rated PG and runs 112 minutes.
For more information, please call 860-355-1191 x203.

Wednesday, September 3, 2014
Quilting: Then and Now

Veralyn Davee has been quilting for 35 years and is a ribbon winner in the Michigan State Fair as well as local and regional quilt shows. She has studied the history and development of quilting as an American Craft and art form and frequently lectures. In her presentation at 6:30 PM here at the library, see examples of her stunning work, as she discusses how quilting tools, materials, and techniques have changed over time. This program is provided through the generosity of the FRIENDS of NMPL. Registration is required. You may register online or by calling 860-355-1191 x201.

Monday, September 8, 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 "Where Do We Go Now?" This film is in Arabic with English subtitles. It is rated PG-13 and runs 107 minutes. Light refreshments and a discussion will follow the presentation.
For more information, please call 860-355-1191 x203.

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 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.

 

 

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