ADULT LIBRARY

SUNDAY EVENING LECTURES

On the second Sunday of the month, from spring through early fall, experts from a variety of fields offer programs at the Library or at the La Grua Center. All lectures are free and open to the public. Check our events calendar for upcoming dates or enjoy past programs by clicking the link below.


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THOUGHTFUL THURSDAYS

A lecture series designed to deliver useful information on a variety of topics, from gardening to identity protection, genealogy and more. The series runs on select Thursdays from spring through early fall at 5:15 pm at the Library. Check our events calendar for upcoming dates or enjoy past programs by clicking the link below.


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MONTHLY BOOK GROUP

Come and join the conversation! Our monthly book group meets the second Thursday of the month at 2 pm at the Library. If you are interested in joining, simply stop by an upcoming meeting, call the Library, or email us. Check our events calendar for upcoming dates.


UPCOMING EVENTS


ADULT PROGRAMS OVERVIEW

Come and use our space, our technology, our collections! Get a library card or help finding a resource, information online or with research. Let us connect you with community resources, lend you an eBook or an audiobook. Stop by, give us a call, or send us an email; all our services and programs are completely free.

Our Sunday Evening Lecture Series and Thoughtful Thursday programs run from spring through early fall. View programs you may have missed or see them again via our video library. We also host a monthly book group, weekly Knitting Group, special events during National Library Week (in April), and author talks during the summer (CT Authors Trail), among others. Check the events calendar for upcoming events.

MONTHLY BOOK GROUP

Come and join the conversation! Our monthly book group meets the second Thursday of the month at 2 pm at the Library. Group members bring baked goods and the Library provides coffee and tea from our neighbors at Indulge Coffee and Sandwich Co. If you are interested in joining, simply stop by an upcoming meeting, call the Library, or email us.

UPCOMING MEETINGS & TITLES:

August 9th: The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid
September 13th: Exit West by Mohsin Hamid
October 11th: In the Midst of Winter by Isabel Allende
November 8th: Coldest Winter: America and the Korean War by David Halberstam

PNC BOOK GROUP

The Library continues to grow its collaboration with the Pawcatuck Neighborhood Center. A dedicated library volunteer now moderates a book discussion group on the third Friday of every month from 12 to 1 pm at the Pawcatuck Neighborhood Center.

UPCOMING MEETINGS & TITLES:

July 20th: The Girl Before by JP Delaney
August 17th: Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate

KNITTING GROUP

Our Knitting Group meets every Wednesday from 12 to 2 pm at the Library. Knitters of all skill levels are welcome. Please bring projects you are working on. These are laid back meetings of knitting, sharing and asking for advice. Can’t commit to every Wednesday? No problem – just come when you can!

READING LISTS

Book Page 
A monthly book review publication featuring author interviews, book reviews, new releases, book group recommendations and more. The Library subscribes to the monthly print edition, pick up a copy to take home at the front desk.

NPR Books
Brings you news about books and authors along with picks for great reads. Interviews, reviews, the NPR Bestseller Lists, New in Paperback and much more.

New York Review of Books
A biweekly book review with articles on literature, culture, economics, science and current affairs. Available on our newspaper table for reading within the Library.

New York Times Best Sellers
The Library posts the latest Best Sellers list in our new book area, but you can also check out the website.