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Mac Users Group

Join facilitator Marc Edrich for the Mac Users Group, an informal gathering of Apple product users. Bring your iPad, iPhone, or other Apple devices. Ask questions, learn tips and tricks, and share your knowledge. Beginners welcome! Read more >

Adult Events

  • "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 >

  • Coloring Day (McMW)

    When: Saturday, November 24, 2018 11:00 AM
    Where: McMahon Wintonbury Library at Children's Room

    Coloring is not only good for relieving stress and developing creativity, it can also aid in the growth of brain cells. Read more >

  • Constitutional Issues Today

    When: Monday, November 26, 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 1: Freedom of Expression and Religion Join Dr. Read more >

  • Chess

    When: Monday, November 26, 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 >

  • "Burial Rites" Prosser Book Discussion

    When: Wednesday, November 28, 2018 7:00 PM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Community Room

    Book Discussion. Set against Iceland's stark landscape, Hannah Kent brings to vivid life the story of Agnes, who, charged with the brutal murder of her former master, is sent to an isolated farm to await execution. Read more >

  • Chill Out & Knit

    When: Thursday, November 29, 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 >

  • The Opioid Epidemic: A community conversation, National Issues Forum

    When: Thursday, November 29, 2018 6:00 PM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Community Room

    Partnering with the University of Hartford the library is offering tonight's discussion using the National Issues Forums Institute format for our community conversation. Read more >

  • "Frankenstein"

    When: Sunday, December 02, 2018 2:00 PM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Community Room

    2018 is the 200th anniversary of the publication of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein. Read more >

  • Constitutional Issues Today

    When: Monday, December 03, 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 2: The Right to Bear Arms Join Dr. Read more >

  • Chess

    When: Monday, December 03, 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, December 04, 2018 1:00 PM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Community Room

    Today's recordings include works by the following composers:
    Naftali Schindler is a graduate of the Yale School of Music. Read more >

  • Caregiver Support Group / Healing Hearts

    When: Wednesday, December 05, 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 >

  • "Being Mortal" Documentary Film & Conversation

    When: Wednesday, December 05, 2018 6:00 PM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Community Room

    Being Mortal is a FRONTLINE public television documentary that explores the hopes of patients and families facing terminal illness and their relationships with the doctors who care for them. Read more >

  • Holiday E-Cards Class

    When: Thursday, December 06, 2018 11:00 AM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Community Room

    Go green this holiday season with electronic greeting cards (e-cards)! Participants will learn how to create and send holiday greeting e-cards to friends and family. Read more >

  • Friends' Meeting

    When: Thursday, December 06, 2018 2:00 PM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Community Room

  • Genealogy 101

    When: Thursday, December 06, 2018 6:00 PM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Community Room

    Are you interested in researching your family history, but you are wondering how to begin and how to organize your documents? Have you started tracing your roots but don’t know where else to look to find your missing ancestors? Diane Lemay is an experienced librarian/genealogist and will provide you with the tools to embark on your own ancestral journey! Learn the basics about vital records census records cemeteries online resources and much more. Read more >

  • "Egon Schiele: Death and the Maiden" International Film

    When: Friday, December 07, 2018 1:30 PM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Community Room

    A film by Dieter Berner.Young, brilliant and seductive, Egon Schiele is one of the most provocative and scandalous artists in early twentieth century Vienna. Read more >

  • The Great American Songbook & Singers

    When: Monday, December 10, 2018 1:00 PM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Community Room

    Spend the afternoon listening to some great music. Listen to CD recordings of outstanding performances of standards, known as the Great American Songbook. Read more >

  • Chess

    When: Monday, December 10, 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 >

  • Mystery Book Discussion: "Death at La Fenice"

    When: Monday, December 10, 2018 6:15 PM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Community Room

    Beautiful and serene Venice is a city almost devoid of crime. But that is little comfort to Maestro Helmut Wellauer, a world-renowned conductor whose intermission refreshment comes one night with a little something extra in it-cyanide. Read more >

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

    When: Tuesday, December 11, 2018 1:00 PM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Community Room

    Dante Gabriel Rossetti was one of the most enigmatic of all English painters. Read more >

  • Library Board Meeting

    When: Tuesday, December 11, 2018 5:00 PM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Community Room


  • "La Traviata" Opera Talk, J. Engel

    When: Wednesday, December 12, 2018 1:00 PM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Community Room

    Today's Opera: La Traviata

    Composer: Giuseppe Verdi

    World premiere: Venice, Teatro la Fenice, 1853. Read more >

  • Ancestry Library Edition Demo

    When: Thursday, December 13, 2018 11:00 AM
    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 >

  • Chill Out & Knit

    When: Thursday, December 13, 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 >

  • Book Discussion: If You Knew Her by Emily Elgar

    When: Thursday, December 13, 2018 6:30 PM
    Where: McMahon Wintonbury Library at Adult Reading Room

    If You Knew Her by Emily Elgar
    When young, beautiful Cassie Jensen arrives unconscious to the intensive care ward at St. Read more >