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Library Events - Adult

  1. Adult Summer Reading

    June 18, 2020, 9:00 AM - August 14, 2020, 9:00 AM

    Register yourself online, by phone or with a print form (upon request). Read or listen to the library books of your choice at your own pace. Receive one prize ticket for each book completed. Tickets will be available online or or you can call to have one submitted. Weekly drawings held on Friday. All weekly entries will be entered into the grand prize drawings which will be held on Friday, August 14. Winners will be notified. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

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  2. Job Search Strategies for the New Normal (Virtual)

    July 7, 2020, 10:00 AM - July 31, 2020, 5:00 PM

    Living in a new normal requires strategies for the times. Join Deb Krawiec, Founder and Principle Career Management Consultant from Arrow Career Consulting, to learn about three proven strategies successful job seekers utilize to keep themselves moving forward!?

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  3. Digital Library at Home: OverDrive & Hoopla (Virtual)

    July 8, 2020, 10:00 AM - July 31, 2020, 5:00 PM

    Learn how to access some of our popular digital services right from home!? We will walk through both OverDrive and Hoopla to download countless forms of free entertainment, from ebooks and audiobooks to shows and music albums.

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  4. Made in Connecticut: Labyrinth Brewing Company of Manchester (Virtual)

    July 13, 2020, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

    Adam Delaura, co-owner of Labyrinth Brewing Company, will give a live virtual program about his craft brewery located in historic downtown Manchester, and the business of making beer. See how and where the beer is made and enjoy as Adam shares his passion and knowledge of all things beer. Have your questions ready. Program is available via Zoom. Registration is required. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

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  5. Self-Hypnosis with Michele (Virtual)

    July 14, 2020, 10:00 AM - July 16, 2020, 7:00 PM

    In this two-part program, library staff and professional hypnotist Michele Rousseau will teach and guide you through self-hypnosis.Part 1 will be a discussion of hypnosis in general,Part 2 will offer a guided hypnosis procedure that you can participate in as an example of how hypnosis for self-improvement works. Program is available via Zoom.

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  6. Gentle Yoga with Cynthia Wolcott (Virtual)

    July 15, 2020, 10:00 AM - July 31, 2020, 5:00 PM

    This is a very gentle yoga class with a focus on awareness, alignment and breathing as well as stretching and strengthening. This class is great for reducing stress and increasing awareness. Join librian and yoga instructor, Cynthia Wolcott, for this special class.

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  7. ReDefined READS- Book Page Coasters (Virtual)

    July 21, 2020, 10:00 AM - July 31, 2020, 5:00 PM

    Watch and learn how to make coasters from book pages with Library Director Lisa Masten. Call to register for a Grab & Go kit to make your own coasters beginning on July 14. Registration required. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

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  8. Intermediate Yoga with Ellen Brown (Virtual)

    July 22, 2020, 10:00 AM - July 31, 2020, 5:00 PM

    This might be the class for you if you have some familiarity with yoga postures and want to further explore the practice of yoga. Sticky Yoga mats and blankets are highly recommended. Join Ellen Miller, from Newington Parks and Recreation Yoga, for this virtual class.

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  9. Covid 19 on the Front Lines (Virtual)

    July 23, 2020, 10:00 AM - July 31, 2020, 5:00 PM

    Librarian Joan Quasnitschka will interview her daughter Anne, Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist, about her five week experience working with Covid-19 patients in an ICU in a Brooklyn hospital.

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  10. Virtual Wine Tasting

    July 30, 2020, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

    Join us for a virtual tasting of wines from three of the world’s favorite wine grapes! We will explore wines made from Sauvignon Blanc, Malbec and Cabernet Sauvignon. Following the presentation of each grape, there will be a chance to ask questions and comment on the wines tasted. No purchase is necessary to participate but if you like you may taste along with presenter Jon Haight of A list of suggested wines will be available on request. Program is available through Zoom. Registration is required. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

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