Public invited to library events
New Milford Public Library will offer several programs in the coming weeks.
Offerings will include a screening of "Cheri" Oct. 28 at 6 p.m., a discussion of "Morning Sun: A Story of Hope, Purpose and the Power of Family" with author Merrick Alpert Oct. 27 at 6:30 p.m., a program about "Grant Seeking Basics" Oct. 30 from 10 to 11:30 a.m., a discussion of "Who Killed the Constitution?" with Western Connecticut State University professor Kevin Gutzman Nov. 4 at 6:30 p.m. and a Starry Messenger program for families Nov. 8 at 2 p.m.
Also, author Nancy Goldstone will discuss her new book "The Lady Queen: The Notorius Reign of Joanne J" Nov. 6 at 1p.m., a screening of the foreign film "Elling" Nov. 9 at 2 p.m., "The Universe: Past, Present and Future" with Jose Rodriguez of the Solar System Ambasssador Program Nov. 10 at 5 p.m., an informational seminar on "Planning to Avoid a Long Term Care Crisis" Nov. 17 at 6 p.m. and a program about "Hearth Cooking: How Did They Do It?" Nov. 19 at 9:30 a.m.
The library will also kick off a writer's support group Nov. 4.
Following the first meeting, the group will meet the third Wednesday of each month from 6:15 to 7:30- p.m.
In addition, the library will hold its Young Adult Council Nov. 11 and Dec. 9.
The advisory group, open to students in sixth, seventh, eighth and ninth grade, plans activities and projects and selects books for the young adult collection.
The Stock Market game, a 10-week simulation that allows participants to invest in a hypothetical $100,000 in the stock market, is underway.
Children in fifth through twelfth grade are invited to attend.
Beginners will meet Mondays from 4 to 5 p.m. through Dec. 21.
Advanced players will meet Tuesdays from 4 to 5 p.m. through Dec. 21.
"Views of Ladakh," an exhibit of photographs by Abby Ripley, is on display through Nov. 14.
For more information, call the Main Street library at 860-355-1191.