See What’s New for March

March 2018 Adult Programming at NMPL


      ends February 23rd

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Irish Music with Fiddleuisce  

Pronounced Fiddel ish ka
Wednesday, March 7th 6:30 PM

Join Bill Devlin on flute and whistle, Nora Hanley and Liz Jones on fiddles and Gordon Jones on guitar and vocals as they present an evening of traditional Irish music, song and a wee bit of history.  Bill and Nora are teachers at the Irish Center in Danbury and the Joneses live in Southbury and are the owners of Sigginstown Castle in County Wexford. 

This program is made possible by the generosity of the Friends of NMPL

Registration 860 355 1191 x 2 or online 

Community Service Project

Learn Mango, a Language Learning Resource –  for ESL Students

Wednesday, March 7th  6:30 PM

Join Rachael Schuster as she guides you through our online language resource, Mango.  

Mango prepares learners for realistic conversations and strengthens everyday communication skills in over 70 world languages, including English. This program is co-sponsored by Literacy Volunteers on the Green.

No Registration Required

Foreign Film:The Wave

Monday, March 12th 1:00 PM  

Although anticipated, no one is really ready when the mountain pass above the scenic, narrow Norwegian fjord Geiranger collapses and creates an 85-meter high violent tsunami. A geologist is one of those caught in the middle of it.


English Subtitles


105 Minutes 

Movie:  The Man who Invented Christmas

Thursday, March 22nd  6 PM 

 The journey that led to Charles Dickens’ creation of “A Christmas Carol,” a timeless tale that would redefine the holiday..


104 minutes

Rated:  PG

Water Conservation and You 

Wednesday, March 14th  6:30 PM

Join Aquarion Water as they discuss the importance of water conservation and what you can do to help on  Free shower timers will be given to the first 50 people to attend the presentation.   Aquarion Water Company is the public water supply company for more than 625,000 people in 51 cities and towns throughout Connecticut.   In 2016 much of Connecticut experienced the fifth worst drought since 1895. While irrigation restrictions in certain communities and seasonal rainfall have resulted in improved supply, we need “conservation” to become part of the vocabulary as we all work to use water wisely

Registration preferred 860 355 1191 x 2 or online at  

Passport Fair 

Saturday, March 10,2018                    10 AM-2 PM

Need a new or renewed passport?  New Milford Library has teamed up with the USPS to make it a one stop shop.  Get your photo taken, hand in a completed application, appropriate ID (two forms) and  checks or money orders (no cash or credit cards) and the Postal Service Representatives will take care of the rest.  This will be on a first come, first serve basis. 

Questions?  Contact The National Passport Information Line 1-877-487-2778 or

Luck of the Irish Escape Room 

Friday, March 16th  7 PM

Do you have what it takes to figure out all of the clues and escape from the library. Escape Room is a fun, interactive game taking place at the library.  While it looks like any other ordinary room, it’s actually a mystery puzzle.  Find hidden objects, figure out the clues and solve the puzzles to earn your freedom and “Escape the Room.  You have 30 minutes, so be quick.Come with friends, family and co-workers. Form a team and sign up for your adventure.  Teams will compete at 30 minute intervals beginning at 7 PM.

To schedule your time register

 860 355 1191 x 2 or email

Think Spring!

Wednesday, March 21st 6:30 PM

Join members of the New Milford Garden Club as they share their knowledge to help you make a beautiful Spring arrangement with supermarket flowers.  


1. pruning shears or scissors 

2. a box to carry your arrangement home

All other materials will be provided.

Space is limited to 20 participants, so sign up early.

Registration is  860 355 1191 x 2 or

Cookbook Club 

Wednesday, March 28th 6:30 PM

If you enjoy cooking and trying out new recipes, join our Cookbook Club. The group meets monthly from 6:30-7:30 pm. Participants are asked to bring a dish to share from that month’s cookbook..

We are growing by leaps and bounds.  Come and try out the many recipes from a different book each month.

Register at the main desk, when you pick out your recipe.  Questions:

Two Towns Tabletop Club

Wednesdays 6 PM
Second Saturday 1 PM

Grab some friends and roll the dice

Do you miss playing board games with friends and family?

Is playing with friends and family not quite sating the urge to play board games?

Some of us feel the same way! Board gamers unite!

For those of you who couldn’t make our 6 PM on Wednesday Game Night, we’ve added the second Saturday at 1 PM in New Milford.  When we have the Saturday Game Club, we don’t have the previous Wednesday.

Stop in and play some of our games or bring one of your favorites to share with new friends.

Questions or


CT Crossroads is Back

Tuesdays beginning October ll:30 AM to 12:30 PM

We will again sit down with residents and groups to record their take on what has connected them to the place they call home.  Help us capture what New Milford is like now and what it was like in  your past by recording your memories.  It is called the Crossroads because it is where personal memory meets public history.

Feel free to schedule an appointment. or

Poetry Book Club


Military Book Club seeks Members


Tech Programs

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