Songs, movement and rhymes to help nurture early language skills. Ages birth-24 months Drop-in
Have questions for a Certified Public Accountant? Ask the CPA Jack Welch. Patrons can sign up for one half hour sessions on Monday, March 27 beginning at 2:00 pm. Appointments are required call Lisa at 860-763-7418 to reserve a spot.
Join the gang for a discussion of The Passage by Justin Cronin. New members welcome.
Join the Friends of the Enfield Library as they welcome author and fitness expert P.J. Sharon. She will share health information and her book Overcome Your Sedentary Lifestyle (A Practical Guide to Improving Health, Fitness, and Well-being for Desk Dwellers and Couch Potatoes). She is also a popular Young Adult novelist.
Looking for something fun to do on a half day of school? Visit the library for Polymer Power for hands on slimy experiments involving solids, liquids and the strange chains called polymers with the Children's Museum of West Hartford. For ages 6-12. Sign-up beginning March 20th in the children's room. Space is limited
Light Between Oceans An encore by popular demand.
Join LaShawn Alexander for this informative seminar on Platform to Employment. Come and learn about the program and how to apply. The program is available to long-term unemployed workers at no cost. They offer a five-week course, including career readiness workshops, personal assistance programs, coaching and more. Upon completion, Platform to Employment helps with securing open positions at local companies on a trial basis.
Join Reference Librarian Sam Lee to learn about our online resources that can prepare you for college and your career.
Managing Your Credit This workshop helps participants understand their credit report. Presented by CT Money School.
Friday FilmsJackie In the days after his assassination, Jackie (Natalie Portman) fights for JFK’s legacy.
Participate in a series of challenges including Jedi Farce Magic and the Laser Balloon Barrage. Ages 4 and up. Tickets required. Free tickets will begin being given away on April 3rd.
Join us for a afternoon showing of Moana rated PG. Bring your blanket and snacks. Drop-in
Join us for a madcap journey to a world where science and story collide! Ever wonder how the Big Bad Wolf can "blow" a house down? Ages 5 and up. Free tickets available beginning April 3rd.
Book ChatOn Folly Beach by Karen White. Join Katie Werth for a discussion.
Opera Adventures with Mike Cascia Mike will screen the opera Donizetti’s Belisario in its entirety.
Come meet your wildlife neighbors! We will explore the lives of the creatures living in your backyard. Meet animals such s a porcupine, gray fox, woodchuck, flying squirrel, snapping turtle, milk snake and more. Ages 5-10. Free tickets available beginning April 3rd.
Join Mike Cascia as he lectures on Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin. Sponsored by the Friends of the Enfield Library.
Hampstead Stage presents and enchanting story about a young orphan girl who comes to live with her uncle in the English countryside. Ages 5 and up. Free tickets available beginning April 3rd.
Page Turners Lowland by Jhumpa Lahiri. Join Sam Lee for a discussion. New members welcome.
Essential Oils Make and Take Participants will create and take samples of chemical free personal/household products.
Enjoy simple stories, songs, movement, finger plays, open playtime and art. Ages 12-24 months. (Drop-in)
2:00 PM Friday Films The Accountant
Christian Wolff (Ben Affleck) is a financial consultant for criminal organizations to hide their dirty money.
Songs, movement, and rhymes to help nurture early language skills. Ages birth-24 months. (Drop-in)
Other Worldly Words Book Chat Summer Tree by Guy Gavriel Kay. Join Lisa Sprague for a discussion.
Protecting Your Privacy Join Sam for tips on how to stay safe online.
The Beekeeper’s Apprentice by Laurie R. King. Join Assistant Director, Katie Werth to discuss. New members are welcome.
Linda Cardillo will share the final book in her First Light Trilogy, Island Legacy. She will have books available for sale and signing.
Join Mike for a lecture of Strauss’s Der Rosenkavalier. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
Deepwater HorizonThis docudrama depicts the 2010 oil rig explosion in the Gulf of Mexico.
I am Malala by Malala YousafzaiJoin Reference Librarian, Sam Lee for a discussion. New members welcome.
They Called Her Reckless is a historical novel about a horse that served in the Korean War, carrying ammunition for her fellow marines. Join author Jane Barrett as she shares Reckless' story.
Phil Steele will share a program about his dad, local radio legend, Bob Steele.
The Girl on the Train Adapted from the bestselling novel.
Songs, movement, and rhymes to help nurture early language skills. Ages birth-24 months. Drop-in
The Friends will meet to plan their yearly book sale in June.
The Player of Games by Iain M. Banks Join Public Services Librarian, Lisa Sprague to discuss. New members are always welcome.
Songs, movement, and rhymes to help nurture early language skills. Ages birth-24 months. Drop-in
Metropolitan Opera Adventures Join Mike Cascia as he lectures on Mozart’s Idomeneo. Then see the Metropolitan’s live broadcast on Saturday, March 25 at Enfield Cinemas. A great way to experience the wonders of opera without leaving Enfield. Sponsored by the Friends of the Enfield Library.
Basics of Essential Oils with Kerri Mahan
The class will answer the questions: What are Essential Oils? Where do they come from? and How can Essential Oils be used? Essential Oils have been around for thousands of years and are now making a resurgence.
The Book Thief by Markus Zusack. Join Sam Lee for a discussion. New members welcome.
As the duo Fiddle & Harp, Gordon and Marcie Swift perform Celtic and American tunes. Soothing harp and spirited fiddle join in a program of musical meditations, sparkling jigs and reels, romantic waltzes and more.
The Magnificent Seven
Seven gunslingers join forces to protect a small town. Remake of the 1960 classic.
Join Reference Librarian Sam Lee to learn about databases that can assist in a job search.
An encore by popular demand. Suffragette is about the foot soldiers of the early feminist movement, women who were forced underground to pursue a dangerous game of cat and mouse with an increasingly brutal State.
Metropolitan Opera Adventures Join Mike Cascia as he lectures on Verdi’s La Traviata. Then see the Metropolitan’s live broadcast on Saturday, March 11 at Enfield Cinemas. A great way to experience the wonders of opera without leaving Enfield. Sponsored by the Friends of the Enfield Library.
Join Carol Tyler, MA, RD, CDN for a program about Digestive Wellness. You are what you eat, digest and absorb. Healthy digestion strengthens the immune system and prevents disease. Join Carol Tyler as she provides safe, effective ways to heal the gut.
Join Assistant Director, Katie Werth for a discussion of Honolulu by Alan Brennert. New members welcome.
Southside with You
See the dramatization of the first date of Michelle and Barack Obama.
This workshop provides important information on the topics of identity theft, elder financial abuse, types of insurance to help manage risk, as well as financial preparedness. Presented by CT Money School: Financial Empowerment Services for Individuals and Families Across Connecticut
Friends of the Library Meeting and Agatha Christie book discussions.
Still Life with Bread Crumbs by Anna Quindlen Join Sam for a discussion. New members welcome.
The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms by N.K. Jemisin. Join Lisa for a discussion. New members welcome.
Metropolitan Opera Adventures with Mike Cascia
Join Mike as he lectures on Dvorak’s Rusalka. Then see the Metropolitan’s live broadcast on Saturday, February 25 at Enfield Cinemas. A great way to experience the wonders of opera without leaving Enfield. Sponsored by the Friends of the Enfield Library.
Decades before Salem’s witch hysteria, Windsor’s Alse (or Alice) Young was the first person to be executed for witchcraft in the American colonies. How could this have come about? Decades before Salem’s witch hysteria, Windsor’s Alice Young was the first person to be executed for witchcraft in the American colonies. Author Beth Caruso will share her book and have copies available for sale and signing.
Bridget Jones's Baby Now forty-something, Bridget (Renee Zellweger) discovers she’s pregnant.
Techno Topics: Back to Basics
Reference Librarian Sam Lee goes over the basics of using a computer and going online.
Due to weather conditions storytimes are cancelled for today, Feb. 9th are cancelled. The weather policy for storytimes is if schools in Enfield are cancelled storytime is canceled. In case of delayed opening storytimes will go on as scheduled.
Advances in Nutritional Supplements with Carol Tyler, MA, RD, CDN
Do I need vitamins? How do you select a high quality product? Learn more about the scientific evidence that supports the use of supplements for optimal health and what to look for when choosing supplements.
The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake by Aimee Bender. Join Katie for a discussion. New members welcome.
Come find out what your library has to offer you and your children.
9:00 am -Noon Celebrate! Book drawings, sign our "I Love My Library" banner and make your own bookmarks. All ages Drop-in
10:00 am Living Dragons with Riverside Reptiles Dragons? No, not real dragons, lizards! Meet many different species of lizards. Free tickets for this program are available beginning January 23rd. Ages 4 and up
1:00 pm Family Movie Matinee Snowtime rated PG. Bring your own snacks. Drop-in
Kristen Wiig and Melissa McCarthy reboot the 1984 paranormal comedy classic.
Join the Friends of the Enfield Library as they welcome author Ed Londergan. Ed has written a number of historical fiction books about colonial New England.