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 >
Join staff at the McMahon Wintonbury Library for an IN-PERSON program: Welcoming Wednesday Storytime. We’ll share stories, songs, rhymes and more! ALL ADULTS WILL BE REQUIRED TO WEAR MASKS. Class size will be limited so that all participants can practice social distancing. Best for ages 5 and under.
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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 >
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 >
By request, BPL is starting it’s first Dungeon & Dragons gaming club for teens in grades 7-12! In partnership with the crew from Tabletop Gaming Center (Newington, CT), this D&D club is perfect for beginners (and any teens looking to expand their gameplay to another group). In this first meeting, the focus will be in explaining how gameplay works, how to design your character…and more. The group will meet every Thursday at Prosser from 5:30-7:30 PM. Registration is required. Dice and other supplies will be provided, but feel free to bring your own supplies. Questions? Contact Youth Services Librarian Nicole Dolat at firstname.lastname@example.org 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 >
Join our children’s librarians at Prosser Library for an in-person program: Fun Friday Storytime. We’ll share stories, songs, rhymes and more! ALL ADULTS WILL BE REQUIRED TO WEAR MASKS. Class size will be limited so that all participants can practice social distancing. Best for ages 5 and under. Read more >
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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