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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.




AARP Free Tax Assistance for Seniors and Low Income People
Tuesdays, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
February 7 - April 18

The AARP free tax preparation assistance for seniors and low-income individuals returns on February 7. Volunteer tax preparers will be here every Tuesday morning from 9:30 to 12:30 to prepare your taxes on a first come, first serve basis.  The last day of the program is April 18.

Volunteer tax preparers will also be at the Waterbury Senior Center every Monday from 9:30 to 12:30 starting Feb 6.

Important:  You MUST bring your tax return from last year, even if it wasn't filed by AARP.

Tax sessions are cancelled if the Waterbury Public Schools are closed due to snow or ice. .


Exhibits in March


Gallery Wall :  John Atashian's "Live Concert Photographs of the World's Most Famous Entertainers"

Southington-based photographer John Atashian will display his works in the Gallery during the month of March.  The exhibit will include a photographic canvas wrap enlargement of Paul McCartney, Taylor Swift, Luciano Pavarotti, Frank Sinatra, Michael Jackson, Dolly Parton, and others.  John will also be giving a Power-point presentation and a book signing at the library on Thursday, March 23.


Daily/Weekly Programs

Brass City Toastmasters
Monday, March 13, and March 27, 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.

(Our talented puzzle people just finished this puzzle!)



Coloring for Adults
Every Saturday, , 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
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!


SCORE Business Mentoring
Thursdays, 10 a.m. (by appointment only)

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




Friends of the Silas Bronson Library Meeting
Tuesday, March 14, 4 p.m.


Open to all members of the Friends.  Join us at our meetings to find out how you can get involved and help support the library.



The World's Greatest Guitarists
Thursday, March 23, 6:30 p.m.

Main Reading Room

Book talk & signing by John Atashian, author of  "The Ultimate Photo Book of the World's Greatest Guitarists."



Decorating Lithuanian and Ukrainian Easter Eggs
Saturday, March 25, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.


This class is back again due to popular demand, Linda Zukauskas demonstrates how to decorate Lithuanian and Ukrainian Easter Eggs. Participants will then decorate their own eggs.  Class size is limited, so preregistration is required!  Bring 6  white eggs at room temperature and your creativity!  All other supplies will be provided.



Movie Night:  Collateral Beauty
Wednesday, March 29 6 p.m.


When a successful New York advertising executive suffers a great tragedy he retreats from life.  While his concerned friends try desperately to reconnect with him, he seeks answers from the universe by writing letters to Love, Time, and Death.  But it's not until his notes bring unexpected personal responses that he begins to understand how these constants interlock in a life fully lived, and how even the deepest loss can reveal moments of meaning and beauty.



Women's History Month Program:  She's on F.Y.E.R.!!!
Thursday, March 30, 6:30 p.m.

Main Reading Room

Jacquee Porter, founder of Save Girls on F.Y.E.R. (Future Young Educated Role Models) will give a presentation on inspiring women and girls to pursue success despite the challenges and struggles within their environment.