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Programs for Adults

For more information, call us at 203-574-8225 or email bronsonlibrary@waterburyct.org.



Book A Librarian
Please call 203-574-8225 to schedule an appointment,
or visit our Book A Librarian page.

Whether you need help with a resume, want some help looking up information, or want some help learning to use some of the library's resources, you can now "book a librarian" to help you one-on-one for up to one hour.

Schedule your appointment by calling 203-574-8225 or visit our Book A Librarian page.




One-on-One Computer Help
Please call 203-574-8225 to schedule an appointment,
or visit our Book A Librarian page.

Have a tablet but don't know how to use it?  Need to figure out how to set up an email account?  Need to learn to use Zoom? Want to learn how to use our online resources?  Want to learn how to download an e-book?  Schedule a half-hour appointment over Zoom, telephone, or in person with one of our librarians for help with computer technology.



One-on-One Crochet Help
Call 203-574-8225 to schedule an appointment

Learning how to crochet?  We have experienced crochet artists at your disposal!  Just give us a call or stop by the reference desk to schedule a time for personalized help.




Monthly Meeting Friends of the Library
Tuesday, July 12, 6 p.m.

Open to members of the Friends.  RSVP to 203-574-8222.  Please do not attend if you aren't feeling well or if you have been in contact with someone who has COVID-19.



Summer Crochet Club
Tuesdays, July 19, August 2 & 16, 1 p.m.
Library Patio

Come and relax at the library with crochet.  All skill levels welcome!  Bring your own project, or join in our special projects.  Supplies will be provided.

The Crochet Club will meet in the auditorium of the weather is bad.



Microsoft Word for Beginners
Monday, July 25, 1:30 p.m. 
Computer Classroom

Learn how to use the basic functions of Word to type, edit, save, and find your documents.



BRASS Book Club
Thursday, July 28, 12:30 p.m. 

Seniors 60+ are invited to join us for this monthly book discussion.  Books are available to borrow from the library.

July's book Transcendent Kingdom by Yaa Gyasi

Advanced registration is required.  Click here to register or call us at 203-574-8225.  You will be sent a link to join the Zoom meeting.




Seat of the Pants Cooking with Chef Bill
Thursday, August 4, 7 p.m. 

Join Chef Bill as he demonstrates a favorite summer barbecue recipe.  Join us and share your own recipes, get new ideas for cooking, food shopping, and presentation, all from the comfort of your own home!

Advanced registration is required.  Click here to register or call us at 203-574-8225.

If you missed a session, get caught up on YouTube! Recordings of our Seat of the Pants Cooking programs are available to watch at any time. Click here to visit our YouTube page.



Gmail and Google Apps
Monday, August 8, 1:30 p.m.
Computer Classroom

There's more to Google than just email and searches.  Find out how Google can improve your productivity.



Waterbury Hispanic/Latinx Community Book Club
Wednesday, August 10, 6 p.m.
Main Reading Room

The library is partnering with the Afro Caribbean Cultural Center to present a new community book club which will meet at the library.

In August, we will be discussing Dominicana by Angie Cruz and Aqui Me Quedo: Puerto Ricans In Connecticut by Ruth Glasser.

Copies of the books are available to borrow at the circulation desk.



Job Search Resources Online
Monday, August 22, 1:30 p.m.
Computer Classroom

Looking for a new job can be challenging.  Where do you start?  Do you update your resume?  Join our librarians as they explain the resources that are available to you and learn how to search for a job online.



Cello with Ryan Mitten
Wednesday, August 24, 2 p.m.
Front Plaza

Stop by the library for a live cello performance.  Come sit outside and enjoy the weather and live music performance in front of the library by cellist Ryan Mitten.

The performance will be held in the Main Reading Room if it rains.




Sisters to Sisters Book Club
Date TBD

For our September meeting, we will be reading Chasing Me to My Grave by Wilfred Rembert.  Books are available to borrow from the library.