McMahon Wintonbury News & Events

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

Tween Book Club: WHEN STARS ARE SCATTERED (Apr. 19 @ 5:00 PM) (Zoom)

Our April Tween Book Club will be discussing the graphic novel WHEN STARS ARE SCATTERED by Victoria Jamieson & Omar Mohamed. And best of all, I can actually give out paperback copies of the book to keep for anyone interested in joining the discussion! Just give our Prosser location a call at 860-243-9721 to schedule a curbside pickup and get your copy of the book (while supplies last). Register online to receive zoom details to join the April discussion. Read more >

Diabetes Self-Management (7 Week Series) (Virtual)(Thur., April 15th @ 12:30 PM)

This 7-week series planned in conjunction with the West Hartford-Bloomfield Health District is for individuals with type 2 diabetes who are newly diagnosed or who may simply need a refresher. Topics covered include: meal planning, eating out, label reading, checking blood glucose and target blood glucose levels, medications, exercising safely and much more! There will be an opportunity for questions and comments as we share this new learning experience together. Read more >

Upcoming Events

  • Pokémon Club (Virtual)

    When: Thursday, April 15, 2021 3:30 PM
    Ends on: Thursday, April 15, 2021 5:30 PM
    Where: All Locations

    Join Miss Nicole for an afternoon of all things Pokémon virtually on Zoom! We'll do an activity together, and then watch some Pokémon episodes or a movie through Miss Nicole's shared screen. Read more >

  • Wintonbury Poetry Series (Virtual)

    When: Thursday, April 15, 2021 7:00 PM
    Ends on: Thursday, April 15, 2021 9:30 PM
    Where: All Locations

    "CT State Poet Laureate" - Margaret Gibson, current State of Connecticut Poet Laureate, is the author of 12 books of poems, all from LSU Press, most recently Not Hearing the Wood Thrush, 2018. Read more >

  • On The Farm Storytime with Miss Sheila

    When: Sunday, April 18, 2021 10:00 AM
    Ends on: Sunday, April 18, 2021 11:59 PM
    Where: All Locations

    What Farm stories will Miss Sheila read today? Tune into our YouTube page to find out! Click here to access the story. Read more >

  • Tween Book Club: WHEN STARS ARE SCATTERED

    When: Monday, April 19, 2021 5:00 PM
    Ends on: Monday, April 19, 2021 6:00 PM
    Where: All Locations

    Our April Tween Book Club will be discussing a graphic that was a National Book Award Finalist: WHEN STARS ARE SCATTERED by Victoria Jamieson and Omar Mohamed. Read more >

  • Jammin' with Jeffrey with Michele Urban

    When: Tuesday, April 20, 2021 10:30 AM
    Ends on: Tuesday, April 20, 2021 11:30 AM
    Where: All Locations

    Jammin’ With Jeffrey is a fun and exciting program for children that teaches life skills through music, conversation, puppeteering and storytelling. Read more >

  • Atlantic Magazine Discussion Group (Virtual)

    When: Tuesday, April 20, 2021 11:00 AM
    Ends on: Tuesday, April 20, 2021 12:30 PM
    Where: All Locations

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

  • Chair Pilates & Toning (Virtual)

    When: Wednesday, April 21, 2021 11:30 AM
    Ends on: Wednesday, April 21, 2021 12:30 PM
    Where: All Locations

    Come join Jeff Shealey for chair pilates and toning. Pilates is designed to strengthen core & abdominal muscles, which results in improving your entire body, making routine, daily tasks easier. Read more >

  • Meditation (Virtual)

    When: Wednesday, April 21, 2021 1:30 PM
    Ends on: Wednesday, April 21, 2021 2:00 PM
    Where: All Locations

    Take a guided meditation journey break out of your day with our community partners at Seabury. Read more >

  • Let's Chat! (Virtual)

    When: Wednesday, April 21, 2021 2:30 PM
    Ends on: Wednesday, April 21, 2021 3:30 PM
    Where: All Locations

    What are you reading? What are you cooking in the kitchen? Let's chat about our book escapes, how to access books virtually, and foodie favorites. Read more >

  • Climate Emergency: Feedback Loops (Virtual)

    When: Wednesday, April 21, 2021 6:30 PM
    Ends on: Wednesday, April 21, 2021 7:30 PM
    Where: All Locations

    As news continues to circulate about the worsening impacts of global climate change, a relatively new phenomenon is coming to the fore: Feedback Loops. Read more >