Treat Yourself to One or More of Our GREAT Programs!


October Adult Programming at NMPL




Nutrition Counselor,

Debbie Magney

Wednesday, October 4th 6:30 PM


Feeling ‘sub-prime’, a little sluggish, or just can’t get off those extra pounds? Are you concerned with health issues that result from increased inflammation? Are you finding it harder and harder to manage stress?

Then you’ll want to join Debbie A. Magney, the Nutrition Counselor/Health Coach and Owner of s.i.m.p.l.e 7 nutrition, LLC.Debbie will focus on the 3 components necessary to achieve Optimal Health:  Dietary, Lifestyle & Environmental and which 7 steps you will want to incorporate into your health program.   Join us & learn how to tuned-up, de-stressed, motivated and on the road to ‘Optimal Health’.


Registration preferred 860 355 1191 x 2 or online


Foreign Film: Girl From Paris

Monday, October 16th  1:00 PM

Sandrine, a woman in her thirties gets tired of life in Paris and decides to leave her work in computers and become a farmer. She takes the required practice for two years, and after that she buys an isolated farm from Adrien, an old farmer who decides it’s time to retire. However, Adrien wants to stay a few more months before moving away from the farm, and the rough winter finds them together…

French with English subtitles 

103 minutes 


Celebrate Indie Author Day with

Nan Rossiter

Saturday,October 14th 11 AM

Celebrate Indie Author Day  with New York Times and USA Today bestselling author, Nan Rossiter. Nan will speak about the publishing process as well as her latest book, Summer Dance where she brings together characters from her acclaimed novel Nantucket in a powerful, heartwarming love story that bridges past and present. Books will be available for signing.


Registration at 860 355 1191 x 2 or

online at


The Occult During the Civil War

Wednesday, October 18th 6:30 PM


Occult groups like the Freemasons, Satanists and Knights of the Golden Circle surged before and during the American Civil War. Some were harmless and received a bad reputation, while others attempted political coups andextending slavery. Join Matthew Bartlett,  American Civil War lecturer, as he exposes   the secret history of these groups.



Registration preferred 860 355 1191 x 2 or online


Movie: Wonder Woman

Wednesday, October 11th 6:00 PM

When a pilot crashes and tells of conflict in the outside world, Diana, an Amazonian warrior in training, leaves home to fight a war, discovering her full powers and true destiny.

PG 13  141 minutes  Action/Adventure/Drama



Gargoyles of Yale University

Wednesday, October 25th 6:30 PM

Join Matthew Duman, photographer and author of An Education in the Grotesque-the Gargoyles of Yale University, as he explores the artistic, historic, architectural and humorous significance of these decorative sculptures and their role in communicating the identity of Yale University as a place of learning and enlightenment.

Registration Required 860 355 1191 x 2 or online




Mango for ESL Students


We are continuing our English Cafe once a month, with a specific topic each month.Learn a new skill while you practice your English


Registration required at 860 355 1191 x 2 or online at

Poetry Book Club



Play the Stock Market Game

Inviting all teens and adults to play the Stockmarket Game, an investment simulation played entirely online.  Receive a hypothetical $100,000 to invest in the stock market.  Receive weekly lessons.  To get a password and ID, email or call 860 355 1191 x 203.


Cookbook Club

Wednesday, October 25th 6:30 PM

Love to Cook?  Love to Eat?  Eating and reading are two pleasures that combine admirably”  C.S. Lewis


Just when the temperatures are getting nippy, come and try out one of our Mac and Cheese recipes.
Visit the library and pick out a recipe from the book which is at the main desk.  Bring the recipe to share at the next meeting and we’ll do the rest.  Enjoy the company and cooking of participants from 8 to 80.  Tell us your story of trying out a new recipe.  Make sure you let us know what you are making so we don’t have duplicates.. 


Two Towns Tabletop Club

Wednesdays 6 PM
Second Saturday 2 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 2 PM in New Milford.  When we have the Saturday Game Night, 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.






CT Crossroads is Back

Tuesdays beginning October ll:30 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

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