Adult News & Events

Friends’ Fall Book Sale

Check out the Friends’ spring book sale on Thursday, October 25– Saturday, October 27, 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 >

Adult Events

  • "La Fanciulla del West" Opera Talk, J. Engel

    When: Monday, October 22, 2018 1:00 PM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Community Room

    Today's Opera: La Fanciulla del West

    Composer: Giacomo Puccini
    World Premiere: Metropolitan Opera, New York, 1910. Read more >

  • Chess

    When: Monday, October 22, 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 >

  • Constitutional Issues Today Session Four

    When: Tuesday, October 23, 2018 10:30 AM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Community Room

    The American Constitution is the first written constitution in the world. How does a review of the Constitution deepen our understanding of American democracy and politics?Today's Topic: Article 15: The Right to Vote & Article 19: Women's Suffrage Join Dr. Read more >

  • Friends Book Sale

    When: Thursday, October 25, 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, October 25, 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, October 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 >

  • Friends Book Sale

    When: Saturday, October 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 >

  • Chess

    When: Monday, October 29, 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 >

  • Community Conversation on Race & Racism

    When: Tuesday, October 30, 2018 6:00 PM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Community Room

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  • Microsoft PowerPoint Level 1

    When: Thursday, November 01, 2018 11:00 AM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Community Room

    In this class, participants will learn how to create a basic slideshow presentation in Microsoft PowerPoint 2016. Read more >

  • Friends' Meeting

    When: Thursday, November 01, 2018 2:00 PM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Community Room

  • FREE Diabetes Self-Management Workshop

    When: Friday, November 02, 2018 10:30 AM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Community Room

    This workshop is for individuals with type 2 diabetes whether you are newly diagnosed or simply need a refresher. Read more >

  • "In Syria" International Film

    When: Friday, November 02, 2018 1:30 PM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Community Room

    Trapped in a city under siege, a mother of three struggles to keep her family and neighbors safe. Read more >

  • FREE Diabetes Self-Management Workshop

    When: Monday, November 05, 2018 10:30 AM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Community Room

    This workshop is for individuals with type 2 diabetes whether you are newly diagnosed or simply need a refresher. Read more >

  • Chess

    When: Monday, November 05, 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 >

  • "Maigret & the Fortuneteller" Mystery Book Discussion

    When: Monday, November 05, 2018 6:15 PM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Community Room

    Maigret and the Fortuneteller, the 23rd Maigret book by Georges Simenon will be discussed tonight. Read more >

  • 21st Century Composers, Music Appreciation

    When: Tuesday, November 06, 2018 1:00 PM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Community Room

    Today's recordings include works by the following composers:
    Ryan Wigglesworth was born in Yorkshire in 1979. Read more >

  • "Marnie" Opera Talk, J. Engel

    When: Wednesday, November 07, 2018 1:00 PM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Community Room

    Today's Opera: Marnie

    Composer: Nico Muhly


    Composer Nico Muhly unveils his second new opera for the Met with this gripping reimagining of Winston Graham’s novel, set in the 1950s, about a beautiful, mysterious young woman who assumes multiple identities. Read more >

  • Caregiver Support Group / Healing Hearts

    When: Wednesday, November 07, 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 >

  • Edible Perennial Gardening and Landscaping

    When: Wednesday, November 07, 2018 3:00 PM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Community Room

    A PowerPoint presentation by John Root, featuring the variety of trees, shrubs, vines, canes, and herbaceous perennials that can be grown in New England for bountiful harvests of fruits, nuts and vegetables. Read more >

  • Footprints Across Connecticut, a Wintonbury Historical Society Program

    When: Wednesday, November 07, 2018 6:30 PM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Community Room

    Just think, nine decades ago the economic nightmare of the Great Depression had just begun, and the World War II international struggle was still far off in the future. Read more >

  • Microsoft PowerPoint Level 2

    When: Thursday, November 08, 2018 11:00 AM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Community Room

    In this class, participants will learn how to add transitions and animations to a slideshow presentation in Microsoft PowerPoint 2016. Read more >

  • Chill Out & Knit

    When: Thursday, November 08, 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 >

  • Current Events

    When: Friday, November 09, 2018 10:30 AM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Community Room

    Today's Topic: The 2018 Election
    Join Dr. Read more >

  • Pedro & Naomi Centeno, Artists Reception

    When: Friday, November 09, 2018 4:00 PM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Adult Reading Room

    Meet and Greet Pedro and Naomi Centeno featured artists at Prosser for October and November, 2018 on the upper level of the library. Read more >

  • "This Business of Fighting" Arnie Pritchard Storyteller/Historian

    When: Sunday, November 11, 2018 2:00 PM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Community Room

    It's Veteran's Day. What better way to remember than with stories of our veterans. Read more >

  • "Delacroix" Art Film & Conversation w/ Jack Brin

    When: Tuesday, November 13, 2018 1:00 PM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Community Room

    “For many lovers of Western Art, the 1830 painting Liberty Leading the People remains the ultimate image of the Romantic Age. Read more >

  • Library Board Meeting

    When: Tuesday, November 13, 2018 5:00 PM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Community Room


  • Rossini

    When: Wednesday, November 14, 2018 1:00 PM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Community Room

    Gioachino Rossini was the supreme composer of Italian opera during the first half of the nineteenth century. Read more >

  • Mindfulness Meditation for Adults

    When: Wednesday, November 14, 2018 6:30 PM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Community Room

    It is common knowledge that mindfulness and meditation are excellent for stress reduction. Read more >

  • Book Discussion: The Wonder by Emma Donoghue

    When: Thursday, November 15, 2018 6:30 PM
    Where: McMahon Wintonbury Library at Adult Reading Room

    The wonder by Emma DonoghueIn the latest masterpiece by Emma Donoghue, bestselling author of Room, an English nurse brought to a small Irish village to observe what appears to be a miracle-a girl said to have survived without food for months-soon finds herself fighting to save the child's life. Read more >

  • Wintonbury Poetry Series

    When: Thursday, November 15, 2018 7:00 PM
    Where: McMahon Wintonbury Library at Children's Room

    "Two Women Poets of Diverse Talents" -- Eileen Albrizio and Leslie McGrath. Wethersfield poet Eileen Albrizio, former ABC and NPR radio news host and journalist and co-owner of a comic book store in Rocky Hill, writes novels, short stories, plays and poetry, and tonight will read from her poetry collections. Read more >

  • FREE Diabetes Self-Management Workshop

    When: Friday, November 16, 2018 10:30 AM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Community Room

    This workshop is for individuals with type 2 diabetes whether you are newly diagnosed or simply need a refresher. Read more >

  • Make Holiday Cards, Crafts

    When: Friday, November 16, 2018 2:00 PM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Community Room

    Make HOLIDAY cards, OR bring your own blank pages, photos, adhesives, scissors and memorabilia to a do it yourself craft time. Read more >

  • Mac Users Group

    When: Saturday, November 17, 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 >

  • Constitutional Issues Today

    When: Monday, November 19, 2018 10:30 AM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Community Room

    The American Constitution is the first written constitution in the world. How does a review of the Constitution deepen our understanding of American democracy and politics?Today's Topic: Article 14: Discrimination in Housing and Education Join Dr. Read more >

  • Chess

    When: Monday, November 19, 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 at the Library

    When: Monday, November 19, 2018 6:30 PM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Community Room

    Come on down to Prosser to learn a few basic line dancing steps! A line dance is a choreographed dance with a repeated sequence of steps in which a group of people dance in one or more lines or rows. Read more >