Burnham Library offers programs

Burnham Library in Bridgewater has announced its upcoming programs.

The library will have new hours beginning Sept. 1.

New hours will be Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 1 to 5 p.m., Wednesdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Story times for children will resume in September. Call for details.

The library’s new director, Jean Kallay, and assistant director Chris Fisher will assume their new roles Sept. 1.

Watercolors and botanicals by Bridgewater resident Adrienne Caruso will be exhibited in September.

Friends of the Library will meet Sept. 12 at 11 a.m.

Book Club will meet Sept. 18 at 7 p.m. to discuss “The Invention of Nature: Alexander von Humbolt’s New World,” by Andrea Wulf, and Oct. 16 at 7 p.m. to discuss “Magpie Murders,” by Anthony Horowitz.

A Cookie Bookie Sale is planned for Sept. 23 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The event will feature the sale of gently used books and DVDs and baked goods.

Bakers are invited to set up and sell items by calling 860-354-6937.

Matthew Duman will discuss “An Education in the Grotesque of Yale University” Sept. 30 at 11 a.m.

Two Town Tabletop Club, open to teen and adult gamers, is offered the first and second Wednesdays of each month at New Milford Public Library and the third and fourth Wednesdays of each month in Bridgewater.

An exhibit, “Light and Land,” featuring Impressionist paintings by Vail Barrett, of Roxbury, will be shown in October and November.

Matt Bartlett will discuss “Whispers in the Dark: Demonology, the Occult and the Metaphysical during the American Civil War” Oct. 13 at 7 p.m.

“O Silent Night” will be offered Nov. 18 from 5:30 to 8 p.m.

For information, call the Main Street library at 860-354-4583 or visit burnhamlibrary.org.