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. 

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.

Thursday, September 4, 2014
NMPL's Writers' Group

Are you a writer? Looking for support, encouragement, and critique? Then join our Writers' Group. The group, facilitated by Dennie DeBellis, will meet the first (1st) Thursday of the month from 6:30 - 7:30 PM in the Connecticut Room. The group is limited to 8, so please register by September 1st either 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 10, 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 "The Watch" by Jaydeep Roy-Bhattacharya. 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.

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.

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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