Adult Programs
 
 

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

Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Shaping a Sustainable Future as a Creative Act

At 6:30 PM, Steven T. Dahlberg, Director, International Centre for Creativity and Imagination will present a video about artist Shelley Sacks who addresses the challenges of sustainability through creativity through her social sculpture projects and shares her ideas about how we are all a potential agent of change in transforming our communities to be more sustainable, ecologically viable and humane.
The video will be followed by conversation about the role of individual and collective creativity in shaping our lives and communities as a creative act.
Please call 860-355-1191 x201 to register (walk-ins are welcome) for more information.

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. Resgistration 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.

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.

 

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