Adult News & Events

Books

Friends’ Book Sale, April 27-29

Check out the Friends’ fall book sale on Thursday, April 27 – Saturday, April 29, 2017 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, DVDs, and audio books. Click “Read more” for book sale hours and prices. Read more >

Adult Events

  • Discuss "A Right to Die" a Nero Wolfe Mystery

    When: Monday, May 01, 2017 6:30 PM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Community Room

    In one of Rex Stout's most famous early mystery novels, Too Many Cooks, Nero Wolfe was aided in the solution of a murder by a twenty-year-old Negro. Read more >

  • 21st Century Composers, Music Appreciation

    When: Tuesday, May 02, 2017 1:00 PM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Community Room

    Meet the composer Albert Hurwit today, and listen to his music. Alby is a Hartford native, born in 1931. Read more >

  • Caregiver Support Group / Healing Hearts

    When: Wednesday, May 03, 2017 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 >

  • Holocaust Story: Margot Jeremias

    When: Wednesday, May 03, 2017 2:00 PM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Community Room

    Margot Jeremias (nee Gunther) was born in Heidelberg, Germany on February 10, 1926. Read more >

  • CCC in CT

    When: Wednesday, May 03, 2017 6:00 PM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Community Room

    Prosser Public Library and the Wintonbury Historical Society will host an author and historian Marty Podskoch, who will give a Power Point presentation on his new book Connecticut Civilian Conservation Camps: History, Memories and Legacy. Read more >

  • Friends' Meeting

    When: Thursday, May 04, 2017 2:00 PM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Community Room

  • NIFI Forum: Safety and Justice: How Should Communities Reduce Violence?

    When: Thursday, May 04, 2017 6:00 PM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Community Room

    Forum facilitator Bernie Stein.
    After falling steadily for decades, the rate of violent crime in the United States rose again in 2015 and 2016. Read more >

  • "My King" Film from France

    When: Friday, May 05, 2017 1:30 PM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Community Room

    Admitted to a rehabilitation center after a serious ski accident, Tony becomes dependent on the medical staff and pain relievers while looking back on a turbulent relationship she experienced with Georgio. Read more >

  • Ancestry Library Edition Demo

    When: Monday, May 08, 2017 2:00 PM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Community Room

    Research your family tree at the library! Join us for a demonstration on using Ancestry Library Edition, a genealogy resource. Read more >

  • "Shadows in the Sun" RESCHEDULED to May 23

    When: Monday, May 08, 2017 6:30 PM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Community Room

    As a young girl in Bangalore, Gayathri was surrounded by the fragrance of jasmine and flickering oil lamps, her family protected by Hindu gods and goddesses. Read more >

  • Library Board Meeting

    When: Tuesday, May 09, 2017 5:00 PM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Community Room


  • "Der Rosenkavalier" Opera Talk

    When: Wednesday, May 10, 2017 1:00 PM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Community Room

    Der Rosenkavalier The dream cast of Renée Fleming as the Marschallin and Elīna Garanča as Octavian star in Strauss’s grandest opera. Read more >

  • Reader's Theater presents: "Disgraced"

    When: Wednesday, May 10, 2017 6:30 PM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Community Room

    In Disgraced, playwright Ayad Akhtar puts contemporary attitudes toward religion under a microscope, revealing how tenuous self-image can be for people born into one way of being who have embraced another. Read more >

  • Chill Out & Knit

    When: Thursday, May 11, 2017 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:To Say Nothing of the Dog by Connie Willis

    When: Thursday, May 11, 2017 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 CHIVAS SANDAGE

    When: Thursday, May 11, 2017 6:30 PM
    Where: McMahon Wintonbury Library at Children's Room

    "Writing Beyond Genre: Lyric Vision and Voice for Writers and Poets"- Do you long for a break-through in your writing, feel locked into patterns, or abandoned by your muse? This workshop explores the lyric sensibility in all powerful writing. Read more >

  • AARP TEK Workshops

    When: Tuesday, May 16, 2017 12:00 AM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Community Room

    AARP will present technology workshops throughout the day at Prosser Public Library. 
    Registration is required for each session listed below. Read more >

  • Book Discussion: "Drama, an Actor's Education" John Lithgow

    When: Wednesday, May 17, 2017 7:00 PM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Community Room

    Emmy Award-winner John Lithgow presents a charming, witty, and revealing memoir about his family, his work, and his life in Drama—an intimate story of insights and inspirational reflections from one of America’s most beloved actors. Read more >

  • Learn a New Language

    When: Thursday, May 18, 2017 2:00 PM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Community Room

    Learn a new language today! Join us for a demonstration of Mango Languages, an online language-learning system that teaches actual conversation skills for over 60 languages from around the world, and includes ESL courses. Read more >

  • POETRY WORKSHOP WITH CHIVAS SANDAGE

    When: Thursday, May 18, 2017 6:30 PM
    Where: McMahon Wintonbury Library at Adult Reading Room

     "Writing Beyond Genre: Lyric Vision and Voice for Writers and Poets"- Do you long for a break-through in your writing, feel locked into patterns, or abandoned by your muse? This workshop explores the lyric sensibility in all powerful writing. Read more >

  • Mac Users Group

    When: Saturday, May 20, 2017 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 >

  • Job Help with JobNow

    When: Monday, May 22, 2017 2:00 PM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Community Room

    Looking for a job? JobNow is a FREE library service which provides you with practical tools to help you get a job. Read more >

  • Delights of Ballet: Arts Appreciation w/ Jack Brin

    When: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 1:00 PM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Community Room

    At this second session of The Delights of Ballet, see an 8 minute excerpt of the film Isadora and Dance in America, running time 57 minutes. Read more >

  • "Shadows in the Sun" NAMI Book Discussion RESCHEDULED

    When: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 6:30 PM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Community Room

    Panelists for tonight's discussion:
    Frances Pass, Bloomfield school system (retired)
    Dr. Read more >

  • Stacy on Film: The Greatness of Citizen Kane

    When: Wednesday, May 24, 2017 1:00 PM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Community Room

    See film clips of the young Orson Welles, the film itself, and learn about the many aspects of Citizen Kane's greatness, including the script, photography, editing, music, the acting and make-up. Read more >

  • Download Free Movies, Mags, and More!

    When: Thursday, May 25, 2017 11:00 AM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Community Room

    Learn how to download or stream FREE movies, magazines, and more! Prosser Public Library offers free digital media through services like Hoopla and Zinio. Read more >

  • Chill Out & Knit

    When: Thursday, May 25, 2017 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 >

  • Inspiring Equity in Education, an ABC Cafe

    When: Thursday, May 25, 2017 6:00 PM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Community Room

    This is one of three conversations sponsored by the Alliance for Bloomfield's Children this spring. Read more >

  • "Mozart Celebration" Lincoln Center Local Screening

    When: Tuesday, May 30, 2017 6:30 PM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Community Room

    Tonight's performance Mozart CelebrationThis festive all-Mozart program features the exquisite Piano Trio in B-flat major, K. Read more >