Today is May 29, 2016

Where did you come from?

Find out with Ancestry Library Edition, Hartford Courant Online, & Heritage Quest. Research your family history with the help of these extensive online resources. Ancestry Library Edition is accessible only on-site at the Bloomfield libraries. The Hartford Courant and HeritageQuest may be accessed on or offsite using a Bloomfield library card. Read more >

Library Happenings / Events

  • Andrew Mellon & The National Gallery: Art Film & Conversation with Jack Brin

    When: Tuesday, May 31, 2016 1:00 PM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Community Room

    Andrew Mellon (28 min) The National Gallery (28 min)Andrew Mellon (1855 – 1937) was a “banker, industrialist, philanthropist, art collector, United States Ambassador to the United Kingdom, and United States Secretary of the Treasury from March 4, 1921 February 12, 1932” according to Wikipedia. Read more >

  • Understanding the College Admissions Process

    When: Tuesday, May 31, 2016 6:15 PM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Community Room

    Roberta Tansman, Ph.D. will enlighten participants about the ins and outs of the college admissions process. Read more >

  • Caregiver Support Group / Healing Hearts

    When: Wednesday, June 01, 2016 1:30 PM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Offsite

    Are you sometimes overwhelmed by your responsibilities as a caregiver?. Do you have questions but are not sure who to ask?. Read more >

  • Lincoln Center Local: Free Screening of Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell Concert

    When: Wednesday, June 01, 2016 6:30 PM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Community Room

    Emmylou's stirring silver-voiced interpretations of traditional and contemporary songs changed the sound of country. Read more >

  • Friends' Meeting

    When: Thursday, June 02, 2016 2:00 PM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Community Room

  • "Breathe" a Film from France

    When: Friday, June 03, 2016 1:30 PM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Community Room

    Seventeen year old Charlie is frustrated by her parents' fighting and bored with her life. Read more >

  • Celebrate Bloomfield & Knit in Public!

    When: Saturday, June 04, 2016 11:00 AM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Other

    CALLING ALL KNITTERS:You are invited to "Celebrate Bloomfield" to commemorate KNIT IN PUBLIC DAY. Read more >

  • Crocheting with Miss Jackie

    When: Saturday, June 04, 2016 11:00 AM
    Where: McMahon Wintonbury Library at Adult Reading Room

    Would you like to learn a craft that is simple to become skilled in while producing quick, tangible results? Crocheting is a great way to express your individuality while creating something beautiful. Read more >

  • Celebrate Bloomfield with Poetry

    When: Saturday, June 04, 2016 12:00 PM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Community Room

    Join area poets to Celebrate Bloomfield with poetry. Hosted by Tom Nicotera, 14 Bloomfield poets will read their poems about the town, followed by an open mic time for any and all poets from the area to read poems of their own selection. Read more >

  • Video Gaming

    When: Saturday, June 04, 2016 2:00 PM
    Where: McMahon Wintonbury Library at Children's Room

    Join us to play your favorite games for the Nintendo Wii. Ages 7 and up. Please register.

  • 21st Century Composers, Music Appreciation

    When: Tuesday, June 07, 2016 1:00 PM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Community Room

    Enjoy a live performance today by Lisabeth Miller, accompanied by pianist Frank ViolaLyric soprano Lisabeth Miller is sought after for her musically sensitive and dramatically compelling performances on both the opera and concert stages. Read more >

  • Nero Wolfe Mystery fans Meet with Rebecca Stout Bradbury

    When: Tuesday, June 07, 2016 6:30 PM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Community Room

    Tonight's special guest is the daughter of author Rex Stout. She will bring stories of her family experiences tonight. Read more >

  • Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities Presentation

    When: Wednesday, June 08, 2016 6:00 PM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Community Room

    At At tonight’s presentation, given by staff at the Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities, participants will learn: Th The Mission of the Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities;
    A Brief History of CHRO;
    and The Organizational Structure of CHRO

    FILING THE COMPLAINT WITH CHRO

    Who can file a Complaint; When do you file a Complaint; How do you file a Complaint; Where can you file a Complaint

    WHAT TO EXPECT ONCE YOU FILE A COMPLAINT

    Case Assessment Review (CAR); Pre Answer Conciliation; Mandatory Mediation; The Investigation; Public Hearing

    THINGS TO CONSIDER WHEN FILING A COMPLAINT

    Retaliation; Remedy; Prose filing and/or legal representation; The role of CHRO

    Presentations will be given by Pekah Wallace, Regional Manager at CHRO and two other staff members. Read more >