Adult News & Events

Friends’ Spring Book Sale

Check out the Friends’ spring book sale on Thursday, April 26– Saturday, April 28, 2018 at Prosser Public Library. Thousands of books will be on sale, arranged according to category, including both fiction and non-fiction, reference books, cookbooks, and children’s books! We will also be selling CD’s and DVDs. Read more >

Leonard Bernstein An American Treasure

Wednesday, May 02, 2018 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM Bernstein was the most gifted, famous, popular and successful musician produced by America. He was a virtuoso pianist and conductor, a composer of music ranging from Broadway musicals to the classical repertory, an educator, a lecturer, an author and a TV personality. There was very little […] Read more >

Caring for Your Aging Parents

Wednesday, May 9th   6:30 PM – 7:30 PM The sandwich generation is not a new phenomenon.  As adult children  take on care giving responsibilities for their parents, they begin to manage their loved one’s finances, living situations, health issues, medical decisions and other daily activities. This presentation will discuss the impact on the physical and […] Read more >

Adult Events

  • Friends Book Sale

    When: Thursday, April 26, 2018 10:00 AM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Community Room

    It's the Friends of the Bloomfield Public Libraries BOOK SALE:Hardcover and softcover books starting at $. Read more >

  • Chill Out & Knit

    When: Thursday, April 26, 2018 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 >

  • Friends Book Sale

    When: Friday, April 27, 2018 10:00 AM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Community Room

    It's the Friends of the Bloomfield Public Libraries BOOK SALE:Hardcover and softcover books starting at $. Read more >

  • Friends Book Sale

    When: Saturday, April 28, 2018 10:00 AM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Community Room

    It's the Friends of the Bloomfield Public Libraries BOOK SALE:Hardcover and softcover books starting at $. Read more >

  • Chess

    When: Monday, April 30, 2018 4:00 PM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Community Room

    Come enjoy a game of chess. Find someone new to play with or help the beginners strengthen their game. Read more >

  • 21st Century Composers, Music Appreciation

    When: Tuesday, May 01, 2018 1:00 PM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Community Room

    Today's recordings include works by the following composers:
    Rodion Shchedrin (pictured) was born in Moscow in 1932. Read more >

  • Leonard Bernstein An American Treasure

    When: Wednesday, May 02, 2018 1:00 PM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Community Room

    Bernstein was the most gifted, famous, popular and successful musician produced by America. Read more >

  • Caregiver Support Group / Healing Hearts

    When: Wednesday, May 02, 2018 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 >

  • How Twitter Works

    When: Thursday, May 03, 2018 11:00 AM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Community Room

    What is Twitter? Find out all about tweets, hash tags (#), what it means to follow someone on Twitter. Read more >

  • Friends' Meeting

    When: Thursday, May 03, 2018 2:00 PM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Community Room

  • Book Discussion: "Lilac Girls" (One Book One Bloomfield)

    When: Thursday, May 03, 2018 6:30 PM
    Where: McMahon Wintonbury Library at Adult Reading Room

    New York socialite Caroline Ferriday has her hands full with her post at the French consulate and a new love on the horizon. Read more >

  • "Jasper Jones" Film from Australia

    When: Friday, May 04, 2018 1:30 PM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Community Room

    Adapted from Craig Silvey's acclaimed novel, Jasper Jones tells the story of Charlie Bucktin, a fourteen year old boy living in a small Australian town. Read more >

  • Chess

    When: Monday, May 07, 2018 4:00 PM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Community Room

    Come enjoy a game of chess. Find someone new to play with or help the beginners strengthen their game. Read more >

  • Line dancing

    When: Monday, May 07, 2018 6:30 PM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Community Room

    Come on down to Prosser to learn a few basic line dancing steps!
    We will spend time walking through the steps for all the dances and then the music goes on and we practice what we just learned! No previous experience necessary. Read more >

  • Library Board Meeting

    When: Tuesday, May 08, 2018 5:00 PM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Community Room


  • "Call for the Dead" Mystery Book Discussion

    When: Tuesday, May 08, 2018 6:15 PM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Community Room

    Call for the Dead, by John LeCarré is the book for discussion this evening. "Go back to Whitehall and look for more spies on your drawing boards. Read more >

  • Caring for Your Aging Parents

    When: Wednesday, May 09, 2018 6:30 PM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Community Room

    The sandwich generation is not a new phenomenon. As adult children take on care giving responsibilities for their parents, they begin to manage their loved one's finances, living situations, health issues, medical decisions and other daily activities. Read more >

  • How Facebook Works

    When: Thursday, May 10, 2018 11:00 AM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Community Room

    What is Facebook? Find out about Facebook friends, photos, news feeds, status updates, and more. Read more >

  • Chill Out & Knit

    When: Thursday, May 10, 2018 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 >

  • Poetry Workshop with Maria Sassi

    When: Thursday, May 10, 2018 6:30 PM
    Where: McMahon Wintonbury Library at Children's Room

    FLYING WITH WORDS: Giving Free Verse more rhythm and flow by “seeding rhyme and off-rhyme among the lines” and keeping a poem from becoming PROSAIC…choose echoing words that will not deflect from the emotional core of the poem. Read more >

  • Chess

    When: Monday, May 14, 2018 4:00 PM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Community Room

    Come enjoy a game of chess. Find someone new to play with or help the beginners strengthen their game. Read more >

  • NAMI Book Discussion: "When Your Adult Child Breaks Your Heart"

    When: Monday, May 14, 2018 6:30 PM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Community Room

    Behind nearly every adult who is accused of a crime, becomes addicted to drugs or alcohol, or who is severely mentally ill and acting out in public, there is usually at least one extremely stressed-out parent. Read more >

  • Book Discussion: "Lilac Girls" (One Book One Bloomfield)

    When: Wednesday, May 16, 2018 6:30 PM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Community Room

    New York socialite Caroline Ferriday has her hands full with her post at the French consulate and a new love on the horizon. Read more >

  • Poetry Workshop with Maria Sassi

    When: Thursday, May 17, 2018 6:30 PM
    Where: McMahon Wintonbury Library at Children's Room

    EKPHRASIS POEM: Based on a work of art – painting, sculpture, picture – and we will write one, on the spot, in this workshop. Read more >

  • Cards, Crafts, Scrapbooking @ Your Library

    When: Friday, May 18, 2018 2:00 PM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Community Room

    Make all occasion cards, Father's Day cards, OR bring your own blank pages, photos, adhesives, scissors and memorabilia to a do it yourself scrapbooking time. Read more >

  • Mac Users Group

    When: Saturday, May 19, 2018 11:00 AM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Community Room

    Join facilitator Marc Edrich for the Mac Users Group, an informal gathering of Apple product users. Read more >

  • Chess

    When: Monday, May 21, 2018 4:00 PM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Community Room

    Come enjoy a game of chess. Find someone new to play with or help the beginners strengthen their game. Read more >

  • Accent on Opera: Carmen Plus w/ Jack Brin

    When: Tuesday, May 22, 2018 1:00 PM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Community Room

    The single most popular opera is undoubtedly Georges Bizet’s Carmen. There are more wonderful highlights in that one opera than any other composer can boast in his entire operatic output, except possibly Mozart or Puccini. Read more >

  • Office Hours with Senators Beth Bye & Doug McCrory

    When: Tuesday, May 22, 2018 5:00 PM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Community Room

    Community Office hours. Share your concerns, suggestions and questions about state issues that are important to you with your representative in the CT General Assembly. Read more >

  • "Life on Parole" Documentary & Conversation

    When: Wednesday, May 23, 2018 6:00 PM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Community Room

    Life on Parole, produced in Connecticut with the cooperation of the Department of Corrections and in collaboration with The New York Times, follows several former prisoners released on parole, showing in stark detail the punitive rules under which they live. Read more >

  • Chill Out & Knit

    When: Thursday, May 24, 2018 3:45 PM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Community 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 >