Today is May 06, 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

  • "Marie's Story" a film from France

    When: Friday, May 06, 2016 1:30 PM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Community Room

    Based on true events, Marie's Story recounts the life of a young girl born deaf and blind and the courageous journey of the nun who helps her learn to communicate with the world around her. Read more >

  • Mother's Day Craft

    When: Saturday, May 07, 2016 11:00 AM
    Where: McMahon Wintonbury Library at Children's Room

    Come and enjoy creating a Mother's Day craft!

  • All ages Drop-in Chess

    When: Saturday, May 07, 2016 1:00 PM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Children's Room

    Chess boards will be out. Come test your skills and learn some new strategies. Bring your friends and family. Read more >

  • "Look Me in the Eye," a NAMI Book Discussion

    When: Monday, May 09, 2016 6:30 PM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Community Room

    Look Me in the Eye: My Life with Asperger's, by John Robison
    John Robison longed to connect with other people, but by the time he was a teenager, his odd habits had earned him the label "social deviant. Read more >

  • Delights of Music w/ Jack Brin

    When: Tuesday, May 10, 2016 1:00 PM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Community Room

    Harvest of Sorrow (101 min) is a biography of Sergei Rachmaninov in his own words, with home movies, and a liberal sampling of his music. Read more >

  • Library Board Meeting

    When: Tuesday, May 10, 2016 5:00 PM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Community Room

  • Sweet Dreams storytime

    When: Tuesday, May 10, 2016 6:30 PM
    Where: McMahon Wintonbury Library at Children's Room

    Children ages 3 - 6 are invited to enjoy bedtime stories, a craft and a movie with Miss Sheila. Read more >

  • Small Talk

    When: Wednesday, May 11, 2016 10:30 AM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Community Room

    Children and their caregivers are welcome to drop in for fun with stories, music, movement and play. Read more >

  • Haven, Film and Conversation

    When: Wednesday, May 11, 2016 6:00 PM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Community Room

    In 1943, nearly one thousand European refugees from eighteen different countries set out on a journey for asylum in the United States. Read more >

  • Chill Out & Knit

    When: Thursday, May 12, 2016 3:45 PM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Children's Room

    New members of all ages and experience are welcome to drop in and join this group of knitters in the Community Room. Read more >

  • Book Discussion: Dead Men Do Tell Tales: The Strange and Fascinating Cases of a Forensic Anthropologist by William R. Maples and Michael Browning

    When: Thursday, May 12, 2016 6:30 PM
    Where: McMahon Wintonbury Library at Adult Reading Room


    All readers are welcome to attend. Copies of the book will be available at McMahon Wintonbury Library one month prior to the discussion date. Read more >

  • POETRY WORKSHOP WITH LISA MANGINI

    When: Thursday, May 12, 2016 6:30 PM
    Where: McMahon Wintonbury Library at Children's Room

    WRITE POEMS IN RESPONSE TO ART!

    "Ekphrasis and the Everyday: Poetry Inspired by Visual Art"

  • Video Gaming

    When: Saturday, May 14, 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.

  • Fab Films: STAR WARS, THE FORCE AWAKENS

    When: Saturday, May 14, 2016 2:00 PM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Community Room

    Star Wars, Episode VII: The Force Awakens (2015). Three decades after the defeat of the Galactic Empire, a new threat arises. Read more >

  • Bedtime Stories

    When: Monday, May 16, 2016 7:00 PM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Children's Room

    Ages 6 & under.
    Come in your PJ's and settle in for stories and lullabies.