Adult News & Events

Manon Opera scene

“Manon” Opera Talk

“Manon” by Jules Massenet is a take on the quintessentially French tale of the beautiful young woman who is incapable of forsaking both love and luxury. Music historian Jeffrey Engel will present today’s opera talk, offering historical context for the composer and the opera story. Read more >

Friends’ Fall Book Sale

Check out the Friends’ fall book sale on Thursday, October 24– Saturday, October 26, 2019 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

  • "Manon" Opera Talk, J. Engel

    When: Monday, October 21, 2019 1:00 PM
    Ends on: Monday, October 21, 2019 2:00 PM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Community Room

    Composer: Jules Massenet
    A take on the quintessentially French tale of the beautiful young woman who is incapable of forsaking both love and luxury, Massenet’s Manon features one of the truly unforgettable, irresistible, and archetypal female characters in opera. Read more >

  • A House Divided: A community conversation

    When: Monday, October 21, 2019 6:00 PM
    Ends on: Monday, October 21, 2019 8:00 PM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Community Room

    The library is offering tonight's discussion using the National Issues Forums Institute format for our community conversation. Read more >

  • Budget in Excel (Level 2)

    When: Tuesday, October 22, 2019 11:00 AM
    Ends on: Tuesday, October 22, 2019 12:30 PM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Community Room

    Learn how to keep track of your income and expenses using an Excel budget sheet. Read more >

  • Friends Book Sale

    When: Thursday, October 24, 2019 10:00 AM
    Ends on: Thursday, October 24, 2019 7:30 PM
    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 24, 2019 3:45 PM
    Ends on: Thursday, October 24, 2019 5:00 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 25, 2019 10:00 AM
    Ends on: Friday, October 25, 2019 5:30 PM
    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 26, 2019 10:00 AM
    Ends on: Saturday, October 26, 2019 2:00 PM
    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 >

  • Art Film & Conversation w/ Jack Brin

    When: Tuesday, October 29, 2019 1:00 PM
    Ends on: Tuesday, October 29, 2019 3:00 PM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Community Room

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  • Gravestones, Symbolism & History

    When: Tuesday, October 29, 2019 6:00 PM
    Ends on: Tuesday, October 29, 2019 7:30 PM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Community Room

    Gravestones and cemeteries tell a story. Read more >

  • "The Third Wife" Film from Vietnam

    When: Friday, November 01, 2019 1:30 PM
    Ends on: Friday, November 01, 2019 3:30 PM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Community Room

    In late 19th century Vietnam, fourteen year old May becomes the third wife to a wealthy landowner. Read more >

  • "Atlantic" Magazine Discussion Group

    When: Monday, November 04, 2019 10:30 AM
    Ends on: Monday, November 04, 2019 12:00 PM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Community Room

    Discuss current events as reported in the Atlantic Magazine. Read more >

  • Microsoft PowerPoint Level 1

    When: Monday, November 04, 2019 2:00 PM
    Ends on: Monday, November 04, 2019 3:30 PM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Community Room

    Learn how to create a basic slideshow presentation in Microsoft PowerPoint 2016. Read more >

  • "The Winter Queen" Mystery Book Discussion

    When: Monday, November 04, 2019 6:15 PM
    Ends on: Monday, November 04, 2019 7:45 PM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Community Room

    Author Boris Akunin brings 19th century Russia to vivid life. Read more >

  • Fiction Writers' Workshop

    When: Tuesday, November 05, 2019 2:00 PM
    Ends on: Tuesday, November 05, 2019 4:00 PM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Staff Room (Lower Level)

    This workshop is designed to help participants improve their fiction writing skills. Read more >

  • Census 2020 Employment Opportunities Information Table

    When: Tuesday, November 05, 2019 4:00 PM
    Ends on: Tuesday, November 05, 2019 6:00 PM
    Where: McMahon Wintonbury Library at Adult Reading Room

    Be a Census Taker. Read more >

  • "Madama Butterfly" Opera Talk, J. Engel

    When: Wednesday, November 06, 2019 1:00 PM
    Ends on: Wednesday, November 06, 2019 2:00 PM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Community Room

    Composer: Giacomo Puccini





    A young Japanese geisha who clings to the belief that her arrangement with a visiting American naval officer is a loving and permanent marriage—is one of the defining roles in opera. Read more >

  • Caregiver Support Group / Healing Hearts

    When: Wednesday, November 06, 2019 1:30 PM
    Ends on: Wednesday, November 06, 2019 3:00 PM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Offsite

    Are you sometimes overwhelmed by your responsibilities as a caregiver?. Read more >

  • The Evolution of Bloomfield Center

    When: Wednesday, November 06, 2019 6:00 PM
    Ends on: Wednesday, November 06, 2019 7:30 PM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Community Room

    Dr. Ralph and Louise Schmoll, presenters
    The location of Bloomfield center was determined by the formation of Wintonbury Parish in 1735 when the meeting house was built. Read more >

  • Friends' Meeting

    When: Thursday, November 07, 2019 2:00 PM
    Ends on: Thursday, November 07, 2019 3:00 PM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Community Room

  • Mr. Bidwell Remembers Bloomfield

    When: Friday, November 08, 2019 1:30 PM
    Ends on: Friday, November 08, 2019 3:30 PM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Community Room

    Bruce Bidwell will talk about his memoir, Reflections. Read more >

  • Painting with Azza

    When: Saturday, November 09, 2019 3:00 PM
    Ends on: Saturday, November 09, 2019 4:00 PM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Community Room

    De-stress time for Moms. Read more >

  • Art Film & Conversation w/ Jack Brin

    When: Tuesday, November 12, 2019 1:00 PM
    Ends on: Tuesday, November 12, 2019 3:00 PM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Community Room

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  • Library Board Meeting

    When: Tuesday, November 12, 2019 5:00 PM
    Ends on: Tuesday, November 12, 2019 6:00 PM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Community Room

    Monthly meeting of the Board of Directors of the Prosser Public Library. Read more >

  • Wildlife and CT's Changing Landscape

    When: Wednesday, November 13, 2019 6:00 PM
    Ends on: Wednesday, November 13, 2019 7:30 PM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Community Room

    Tonight's program includes a PowerPoint presentation that describes how changes in Connecticut’s landscape over the past 400 hundred years have impacted wildlife. Read more >

  • Chill Out & Knit

    When: Thursday, November 14, 2019 3:45 PM
    Ends on: Thursday, November 14, 2019 5:00 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: A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles (McMW)

    When: Thursday, November 14, 2019 6:30 PM
    Ends on: Thursday, November 14, 2019 7:45 PM
    Where: McMahon Wintonbury Library at Adult Reading Room

    A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles
    He can’t leave his hotel. Read more >

  • Holiday Cards & Crafts

    When: Friday, November 15, 2019 2:00 PM
    Ends on: Friday, November 15, 2019 4:00 PM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Community Room

    Special project Holiday Cards (Thanksgiving, Christmas, etc. Read more >

  • Reception for Dennis Hubbs

    When: Friday, November 15, 2019 4:00 PM
    Ends on: Friday, November 15, 2019 5:00 PM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Staff Room (Lower Level)

    Please join photographer Dennis Hubbs for a reception in his honor at the library. Read more >

  • Hungrytown, a Folk Music Duo

    When: Sunday, November 17, 2019 2:00 PM
    Ends on: Sunday, November 17, 2019 3:00 PM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Community Room

    Rebecca Hall and Ken Anderson are the duo Hungrytown. Read more >

  • Microsoft PowerPoint Level 2

    When: Monday, November 18, 2019 2:00 PM
    Ends on: Monday, November 18, 2019 3:30 PM
    Where: Prosser Public Library at Community Room

    Learn how to add transitions and animations to a slideshow presentation in Microsoft PowerPoint 2016. Read more >