Adult News & Events

Check out the library’s Calendar of Events for upcoming virtual programs!

Take & Make: MOON PHASES CALENDAR (Starting Sept. 26) (Prosser & McMahon)

In anticipation of International Observe the Moon Night (IOMN) on Oct. 1st, we will be handing out a “take and make” item developed by the educational division of the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory: A 2022 Moon Phases Calendar. With a few simple steps, you can create your own device to show you what phase the moon will be at throughout 2022! Stop by either BPL location to pick up your ‘take and make’ kit starting on Sept. 26th. For all ages (though younger children will need help in assembling). While supplies last. Read more >

Gentle Yoga with Pia Oliveri (Virtual) (Wed., Sept 28th @ 11:30 AM)

Join us for yoga with Pia Oliveri
Pia is the Owner and Director of Wabi-Sabi Yoga and Wellness Center in South Windsor, CT. Through yoga, meditation and breath work she believes healing happens from the inside out. Her Gentle Yoga Class is a true representation of the Eight Limbs of Yoga! We will start with Meditation and breath work followed by seated postures and standing postures with the assistance of a chair. Read more >

Classical Guitar Recital by Carlos Pavan (Virtual) (Wed., Sept 28th @ 6:30 PM)

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept. 15-Oct. 15) with BPL! Join us for a guitar recital by Carlos Pavan, who will be playing for us live from his studio in New York City. Carlos is an Argentine composer who blends tango and folklore rhythms with jazz harmonies and classical technique. In between his beautiful playing, he’ll share stories and anecdotes about his culture, playing guitar, and composing music. Read more >

Needle Keepers: A Hand Sewing Project (Tweens, Teens, and Adults; McMahon Wintonbury) (Thur., Sept 29th @ 6:30 PM)

September is National Sewing Month! Instructor Dawn Zillich, The Stitching Coach, will guide patrons step-by-step in the process of hand stitching a needle case. Whether you have sewn for ages or a beginner who wants to learn, this is a fun project for ages 8 and up. Supplies will be provided. For tweens, teens, and adults. Read more >

Moon Observation Party on the Town Green – All Ages (Sat., Oct. 1 @ 7:30 PM)

Join BPL on International Observe the Moon Night (Oct. 1)! We’ll gather across the street from Prosser Library on the Town Green to look at the moon through high-powered binoculars and a telescope. There will be snacks, glow necklaces, and more! Perfect for all ages – no registration required. This event is weather permitting – there will be no rain date.
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BPL’s Great Puzzle Swap at Filley Park (Sat., Oct. 15 / 11am-1pm)

Bring a puzzle, take a puzzle! Enjoy the beautiful Fall weather at Filley Park, sip some cider, and browse for some new puzzles to take home. Puzzle fans of all ages can bring a donation puzzle the day of the event…or bring puzzle donations to either BPL location between Sept. 1 and Oct. 14, and those puzzles will be brought to the event on Saturday, Oct. 15th. No registration necessary. [NOTE: If there is bad weather, the puzzle swap event will be held inside Prosser Library.] Read more >

Spark Early Learning in CT with SPARKLER (Oct. 24 @ 7:00 PM) (Zoom)

The CT Office of Early Childhood is providing Sparkler, a mobile app that helps parents and caregivers access developmental screening, parenting tips, play-based learning activities, and connection to support. It’s now free for all families with young children (0-5 years old) in Connecticut! Families can use Sparkler on smartphones or tablets, in Spanish, English, and Chinese. Learn how you can use Sparkler to spark your little one’s early learning! Registration required to receive zoom information to join virtually. Read more >