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VIRTUAL Connecting to CT’s State Parks (Thurs., May 28 @ 6:30 PM)

Within a 10 minute drive of Bloomfield’s Prosser Library, there are 3 State Parks, 1 National Scenic Trail, and 1 Wild & Scenic River. Learn a little more about these special places – both things to do and challenges — right in your backyard with Eric Hammerling, Executive Director of the Connecticut Forest & Park Association and other invited guests. Read more >

HARRY POTTER AT HOME: Listen to Daniel Radcliffe, Stephen Fry, David Beckham and more read the Sorcerer’s Stone!

Get ready to experience the Sorcerer’s Stone like never before…
Over the coming weeks, you’ll get to watch videos of famous fans and friends of the Wizarding World, including Stephen Fry, David Beckham, plus many more, reading the 17 chapters of the first Harry Potter book from their homes. Who better to get things started than the incredible Daniel Radcliffe reading Chapter One: ‘The Boy Who Lived’. Get comfy and settle in – it’s time to join Harry on his first adventure. Read more >

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Shine! Managing Virus Anxiety & Mental Health

NPR’s Connecticut Public Radio discussed mental health with respect to Coronavirus on Where We Live (aired 3/19/20). One of the show’s guests highlighted two great resources for mental health and anxiety – a new website called virusanxiety.com, and the Shine app. Virusanxiety.com features “resources for anxiety and your mental health in a global climate of uncertainty,” […] Read more >

Read. Explore. Learn.

Even though the public cannot come into our physical library building at this time, our staff are working around the clock to bring exciting, fun, and educational connections to families through our “third location” (The Digital Library). We have compiled a list of terrific web sites that include virtual field trips, online storytimes, history and science resources, and more! And all sites are free for you to access! [bplct.org/read-explore-learn/] Read more >