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Adult & General Audience Programs

These programs are developed by library staff to entertain and educate. No registration is required unless specified. 
Please call Adult Information Services at 203-574-8225 for further information.


Display Cases and Exhibits in October


Naugatuck Valley Community College Art Department
Display Cases and Gallery Wall

Items created by the faculty and staff at Naugatuck Valley Community CollegeArt Department are on display during the month of November.


Daily/Weekly Programs


Chess Meetup
Main Reading Room

Play a game of chess any time, daily.  A chess set is available at the circulation desk or bring your own.



Learn to Play Chess
Tuesdays, 4 - 6 p.m.

New to chess or want to share your skills with new players?  Join us to teach new chess players, or learn the game.  All ages welcome.



Gaming Club
Wednesdays, November 6 & 20, 3:30 p.m.

Join us for video games, Magic, Yu-Gi-Oh! and board games in our Gaming Club.  Anyone who loves games of any type is welcome.  Games may contain mature content. Meets the first and third Wednesday of the month.


Brass City Toastmasters
Mondays, October 28, November 25, 6 - 7:30 p.m.

The Brass City Toastmasters' mission is to empower individuals to become more effective communicators and leaders.  Meetings are open to all interested parties.



Chess Club
Saturdays, November 2 & 16, 2:30 - 4 p.m.

Chess players share their love of the game, meet new chess players, or learn the game.



Anime Club
Saturdays, November 9 & 23, 2:30 p.m.

Share your love of anime and manga with this club.  Win a prize!  Snacks provided. Meets the second and fourth Saturday of the month. Suggested age:  13+



Community Jigsaw Puzzles
Daily in the Main Reading Room

Help finish a puzzle -- Anyone can join in! Add your skill to those of others and help complete the puzzle on the table.  Look at what our participants have completed!



Coloring for Adults
Daily in the Main Reading Room

Coloring for adults is a way to relax and express creativity.  We provide the pages and the coloring pencils.  Participants will take their work home to enjoy and to show their friends!

Ask for the pages and the coloring pencils at the Main Reading Room Reference Desk.





Stephen King, American Master
Saturday, November 9, 2 p.m.

Main Reading Room

Celebrate Stephen King with best-selling author Stephen Spignesi, the “world’s leading authority” on Stephen King. Spignesi will present an illustrated lecture about the famed horror writer, based on his book about King’s life, career, and his impact on American Literature.




Friends of the Silas Bronson Library
Tuesday, November 12, 6 p.m.


Open to all members of the Friends.  Find out how you can get involved and help support the library.



Holiday Magic Show
Wednesday, November 20, 6:30 p.m.


Join us for the magic of Elac Aviles, a Waterbury firefighter by day.  Elac turns illusionist at night with electrifying magic and balloon tricks.



Brass Book Club @ the Branch
Thursday, November 21, 12 p.m.

Bunker Hill Branch Library, 192 Bunker Hill Avenue

Seniors 60+ are invited to join us for a monthly book discussion.  Copies of the book will be available at the library.

November's book is A Piece of the World by Christina Baker Kline, author of Orphan Train.



Waterbury Roundtable:  Community Conversation
Thursday, November 21, 6:30 p.m.


All are welcome to join us for an open conversation about issues concerning Waterbury.  Light refreshments will be served.



Anime Movie Matinee
Saturday, November 30, 2:30 p.m.


Join us for some popcorn and Dragon Ball Super:  Broly, Rated PG.





Sisters to Sisters Book Club
Monday, December 2, 6 p.m.


New members are welcome.

December's book to be discussed:  The Darkest Child by Delores Phillips