The New Milford Public Library on Main Street will offer a variety of programs in the coming weeks.

They will include a screening of the foreign film "I've Loved You So Long" Sept. 13 at 2 p.m.; a three-part series about sewing with former fashion teacher Nikki Phillips Sept. 21 and Oct. 5 at 6:30 p.m. and Nov. 6 at 10 a.m.; and a program on forensics with Detective Jim Thompson of the Norwalk Police Department Sept. 22 at 6:30 p.m.

In addition, the library has announced that due to a system upgrade, the library will have limited services Sept. 16-17.

The library is also accepting submissions for its library card design contest through Sept. 30.

Designs and photographs of New Milford that portray the beauty of the town or express why one loves the library will be accepted.

The words that currently appear on the library cards will appear on the new design.

Two designs will be accepted: One for adults and one for children under 14.

Submissions should be in jpg, tiff or eps electronic formats and no smaller than 300 dpi, or no larger than 8.5x11 for non-electronic submissions.

Only New Milford residents are eligible.

Submissions may be dropped off at the Main Street library or e-mail to

Entries must include the submitter's name, address and phone number.

For more information or registration for programs, call 860-355-1191.