Adult Events

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  1. Library

    Physical Address
    100 Garfield Street
    Newington, CT 06111

    Phone: 860-665-8700

Virtual Events & Programs will be held via our Zoom platform. 

Many of our virtual programs that are live will take place on our Zoom Platform.  Information on how to join a program can be found by clicking here. Registration is required for these programs. You may now register online by clicking here or calling the library at 860-665-8700. Program information as well as the Zoom link to access the program will be emailed prior to the event.  

Other programs that are recorded and do not require registration are on our YouTube Channel and can be accessed via YouTube or on this events page listed below.

In Person Programs & Outdoor Programs

 Please contact the library or view this webpage for the most up to date information.  These programs may need to change based on COVID-19 restrictions or inclement weather.  We appreciate your patience in this matter.  Our primary concern is everyone's safety.

Past Programs

To view recorded programs that you may have missed, scroll down to the end of the page to view the video.

Upcoming and Ongoing Programs


Adult Summer Reading, June 7 — August 19
Register yourself in-person, online, or by phone. Read or listen to the library books of your choice at your own pace beginning Tuesday, June 7. Receive one prize ticket for each book completed. Tickets will be available at the library, online, or you can call to have one submitted. Weekly drawings held on Fridays. All weekly entries will be entered into the grand prize drawing which will be held on Friday, August 19. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.


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Grab & Go Puzzle Packets 
August 16 & 30
We put together packets of fun just for you. Each packet will include puzzles, word games, and more! 
 Stop by and pick up your packet on or after the dates listed above.


Movies @ Your Library!
Tuesday, August 16, at 2 p.m.
Two former Army Rangers are paired against their will on the road trip of a lifetime as they race down the   Pacific Coast to get to a fellow soldier’s funeral on time. Starring Channing Tatum. PG-13. Registration RequiredSponsored by the Friends of the Library.

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Getting Started with Instagram and Snapchat
 Thursday, August 18, 6:30 p.m.
  Learn how to create an account and how to use the popular social media platforms. This program 
  will cover creating posts, stories, reels, sending messages, and more! Registration Required. 


Adult Summer Reading Finale – Oceans of Possibilities
 Friday, August 19, 7:00 p.m.
 Finale information will be sent out to participants in early August. 

Joy of Coloring

In-Person Coloring/Puzzle Get-togethers and Grab & Go Coloring for Adults 
August  20
We are happy to offer in-person coloring and puzzle mornings, each with their own theme. Come join
in the fun! Pick up on or after the dates listed. Please register to attend in person. 


Brown Bag It with a Book Discussion 
Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens

 Thursday, August 25, noon
Back by popular demand is the Brown Bag It series. Join us for this lively discussion while enjoying your   bagged lunch brought from home. Registration Required. 

Recorded Programs you may have missed!