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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.


Exhibits in October


Holy Cross High School 
Display Cases 

Holy Cross High School in Waterbury is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year.  Please take a minute to look at the photographs from the school that are on display in our glass display cases during October.


Daily/Weekly Programs

Brass City Toastmasters
Monday, November 5 & 26, 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 and are held on the 2nd and 4th Monday of the month.



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.



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.


SCORE Business Mentoring
Mondays, 2 p.m. 3 p.m., and 4 p.m., and Thursdays, 10 a.m., 11 a.m. and 12 (by appointment only)

Volunteer business counselors are available by appointment to mentor entrepreneurs and small business owners. To learn more,visit the SCORE webpage. To make an appointment with a SCORE counselor, call the Library at 203-574-8225.




Five Things to Grow Your Business
Thursday, November 15, 6:30 p.m.
Main Reading Room

Nelson Merchan, Business Advisor at the Connecticut Small Business Development Center, will discuss ideas that you can implement to increase sales and profits.



Chess Meetup
Saturday, November 3 & 17,  2:30 p.m.

Chess players are invited to come to the library to share their love of the game, meet new chess players, and play chess.  All ages are welcome.



Sisters to Sisters Book Club
Monday, November 5, 6 p.m. 

All are welcome to join the book discussion.  Books are available at the circulation desk of the library.

November's book:  Playing Your Game by Gloria F. Perry



Calling All Poets (... and poetry lovers) Spoken Word Series
Wednesday, November 7, 6:30 p.m. 

Andy Weil, a published performance poet-humorist, joins us this month.  A member of the Faxon Poets of West Hartford, he created an award-winning poetry writing program for seniors.

Open microphone signups start at 6:20.  Participants will be given constructive criticism of original poems.  Bring several copies to share. Hosted by Victoria Muñoz.



Gaming Club
Wednesdays, November 7 & 21, 4 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.



Friends of the Silas Bronson Library
November 13, 4 p.m.

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



Movies @ The Library
Wednesday, November 21,  5:30 p.m.

Join us for a free movie and snacks on the third Wednesday of the month after the Gaming Club.

November's movie:  Avengers:  Infinity War