Adult Events

  1. Library

    Physical Address
    95 Cedar Street
    Newington, CT 06111

    Phone: 860-665-8700

book talks

Books & Bites: Book Talks by Librarians
Saturday, March 24, 10:00 a.m.

Join your favorite librarians for tasty bites and engaging booktalks. Discover new titles and authors that our librarians love and you might too!
Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

breaking bread

An Evening with Martin Philip, Author of Breaking Bread
Monday, March 26, 6:30 p.m.

Breaking Bread is a unique combo of memoir and cookbook chronicling Martin Philip’s life growing up in the Ozark Mountains, being an opera singer, a banjo player, and even working in the corporate finance world, all the while baking.  It’s a moving mediation on craft and love, and an intimate portrait of baking and our communion with food, complete with 75 original recipes from the head bread baker of King ArthurFlour.  Bread samples will be served with various spreads. Books will be available for purchase and signing after the program. It’s the perfect hostess gift.
Registration is required.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.


Save It To The Cloud
Thursday, March 29, 10:30 a.m.

Wondering about that invisible cloud above our heads?  Cloud storage is the answer to avoid wasting valuable storage space of your device.  Join us to learn more about the cloud and how to use the Cloud.  Registration required.

book sale

Spring Book Sale
May 4,5 and 6 at the Senior and Disabled Center

glass blowing

Bus Trip
Glass Blowing Studio Demonstration and Tour, Riverton CT
Saturday, May 12, 9:30 a.m.

Please join us for a trip to the Greenwood Glass Blowing Studio in Riverton, CT.
We will have a tour of the facility and enjoy lunch at Sweet Peas, a local restaurant.
The Hitchcock Chair Co. is just a short walk away, should you wish to explore there. The cost of the bus trip, visit to the glassblower’s and lunch at Sweet Peas is included for $55.00 per person.  Registration required. Payment by cash or check is due at the time of registration.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

newington 5k
block island

Newington 5K Challenge
Sunday, May 20, 9:00 a.m.

2018 marks the 22nd running of the library’s annual road race which is scheduled for May 20.  Applications will be available at the end of March at the library and on the library’s webpage.

Bus Trip
Block Island

Saturday, June 2, 6:30 a.m. 

Enjoy a lovely day exploring Block Island!  A bus will take you from Newington to the Block Island Ferry where you will be transported to the Island. A bus tour of the Island is included.  The cost of the trip is $65.00 per person, payable in cash or by check. Register at the Adult Information Desk.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.