Rhyme Time
Mar
27
10:30 am10:30

Rhyme Time

Songs, movement and rhymes to help nurture early language skills. Ages birth-24 months Drop-in

Ask the CPA with Jack Welch
Mar
27
2:00 pm14:00

Ask the CPA with Jack Welch

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.  

FRIENDS OF THE ENFIELD LIBRARY MEETING AND AUTHOR EVENT
Mar
28
7:00 pm19:00

FRIENDS OF THE ENFIELD LIBRARY MEETING AND AUTHOR EVENT

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.

Polymer Power
Mar
29
2:30 pm14:30

Polymer Power

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

Platform to Employment Seminar
Apr
3
12:00 pm12:00

Platform to Employment Seminar

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.

Techno Topics
Apr
3
7:00 pm19:00

Techno Topics

Join Reference Librarian Sam Lee to learn about our online resources that can prepare you for college and your career.

 

Friday Film
Apr
7
2:00 pm14:00

Friday Film

Friday FilmsJackie  In the days after his assassination, Jackie (Natalie Portman) fights for JFK’s legacy. 

 

Star Wars®Jedi Knight Training
Apr
10
2:00 pm14:00

Star Wars®Jedi Knight Training

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.

Kids Only Bingo
Apr
11
10:00 am10:00

Kids Only Bingo

An hour of Bingo just for kids ages 5 and up.  Children should be able to recognize numbers 1-60 and have knowledge of how the game is played.  Drop-in

Insane Science of Fairyland
Apr
12
10:00 am10:00

Insane Science of Fairyland

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 Chat
Apr
12
2:30 pm14:30

Book Chat

Book ChatOn Folly Beach by Karen White.  Join Katie Werth for a discussion.

 

Nature of My Backyard
Apr
13
10:00 am10:00

Nature of My Backyard

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.

Secret Garden
Apr
13
6:30 pm18:30

Secret Garden

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
Apr
17
7:00 pm19:00

Page Turners

Page Turners Lowland by Jhumpa Lahiri.  Join Sam Lee for a discussion.  New members welcome.  

Waddling Ones
Apr
21
9:30 am09:30

Waddling Ones

Enjoy simple stories, songs, movement, finger plays, open playtime and art. Ages 12-24 months. (Drop-in)

Friday Film
Apr
21
2:00 pm14:00

Friday Film

2:00 PM  Friday Films   The Accountant   
Christian Wolff (Ben Affleck) is a financial consultant for criminal organizations to hide their dirty money. 

 

Rhyme Time
Apr
24
10:30 am10:30

Rhyme Time

Songs, movement, and rhymes to help nurture early language skills.  Ages birth-24 months. (Drop-in)

Book Chat
May
10
2:30 pm14:30

Book Chat

The Beekeeper’s Apprentice by Laurie R. King.  Join Assistant Director, Katie Werth to discuss.  New members are welcome.

Friday Film
May
12
2:00 pm14:00

Friday Film

Deepwater HorizonThis docudrama depicts the 2010 oil rig explosion in the Gulf of Mexico.           

Page Turners
May
15
7:00 pm19:00

Page Turners

I am Malala by Malala YousafzaiJoin Reference Librarian, Sam Lee for a discussion.  New members welcome.

 

Meet the Author: Jane Barrett
May
17
7:00 pm19:00

Meet the Author: Jane Barrett

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.

 

Rhyme Time
May
22
10:30 am10:30

Rhyme Time

Songs, movement, and rhymes to help nurture early language skills.  Ages birth-24 months. Drop-in

Other Worldly Words
May
25
7:00 pm19:00

Other Worldly Words

The Player of Games by Iain M. Banks   Join Public Services Librarian, Lisa Sprague to discuss.  New members are always welcome.

 


Rhyme Time
Mar
24
11:00 am11:00

Rhyme Time

Songs, movement, and rhymes to help nurture early language skills. Ages birth-24 months.  Drop-in

Metropolitan Opera Adventures
Mar
23
2:30 pm14:30

Metropolitan Opera Adventures

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.

Essential Oils 101
Mar
22
7:00 pm19:00

Essential Oils 101

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.

Page Turners
Mar
20
7:00 pm19:00

Page Turners

Page Turners
The Book Thief by Markus Zusack.  Join Sam Lee for a discussion.  New members welcome.

Fiddle and Harp Concert
Mar
18
2:00 pm14:00

Fiddle and Harp Concert

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.

Friday Film
Mar
17
2:00 pm14:00

Friday Film

The Magnificent Seven
Seven gunslingers join forces to protect a small town. Remake of the 1960 classic.  

 

Techno Topics
Mar
13
7:00 pm19:00

Techno Topics

Join Reference Librarian Sam Lee to learn about databases that can assist in a job search.

 

Friday Film
Mar
10
2:00 pm14:00

Friday Film

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 with Mike Cascia
Mar
9
2:30 pm14:30

Metropolitan Opera Adventures with Mike Cascia

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.

Digestive Wellness
Mar
8
7:00 pm19:00

Digestive Wellness

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.

Book Chat
Mar
8
2:30 pm14:30

Book Chat

Join Assistant Director, Katie Werth for a discussion of Honolulu by Alan Brennert.  New members welcome. 

Friday Film
Mar
3
2:00 pm14:00

Friday Film

Southside with You
See the dramatization of the first date of Michelle and Barack Obama. 

 

Protect Yourself: Know Your Rights As a Consumer
Mar
1
7:00 pm19:00

Protect Yourself: Know Your Rights As a Consumer

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

Page Turners
Feb
27
7:00 pm19:00

Page Turners

Still Life with Bread Crumbs by Anna Quindlen  Join Sam for a discussion.  New members welcome.

Other Worldly Words
Feb
23
7:00 pm19:00

Other Worldly Words

The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms by N.K. Jemisin.  Join Lisa for a discussion.  New members welcome.  

 

Metropolitan Opera Adventures with Mike Cascia
Feb
23
2:30 pm14:30

Metropolitan Opera Adventures with Mike Cascia

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.

One of Windsor: The Untold Story of America's First Witch Hanging
Feb
22
7:00 pm19:00

One of Windsor: The Untold Story of America's First Witch Hanging

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.

Friday Film
Feb
17
2:00 pm14:00

Friday Film

Bridget Jones's Baby Now forty-something, Bridget (Renee Zellweger) discovers she’s pregnant.

 

Techno Topics
Feb
13
7:00 pm19:00

Techno Topics

Techno Topics: Back to Basics

Reference Librarian Sam Lee goes over the basics of using a computer and going online.   

 

Storytimes Canceled
Feb
9
9:30 pm21:30

Storytimes Canceled

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
Feb
8
7:00 pm19:00

Advances in Nutritional Supplements

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.

Book Chat
Feb
8
2:30 pm14:30

Book Chat

The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake by Aimee Bender.  Join Katie for a discussion.  New members welcome. 

 

Take Your Child to the Library Day
Feb
4
9:00 am09:00

Take Your Child to the Library Day

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

 

Friday Film
Feb
3
2:00 pm14:00

Friday Film

Ghostbusters

Kristen Wiig and Melissa McCarthy reboot the 1984 paranormal comedy classic.