New Milford Public Library will offer a variety of programs in the coming weeks.

A scavenger hunt will be held Nov. 24-27 to coincide with Small Business Saturday.

Participants should pick up a list of participating businesses at the library Nov. 24 or after; visit at least 10 merchants and collect a scavenger hunt card from each (no purchase necessary); and bring the cards back to the library to receive a raffle ticket (one ticket per each set of 10 cards collected).

The drawing will be held Nov. 28. Prizes have been donated by local businesses.

Local businesses interested in participating should email

For more information and to register for library programs, call 860-355-1191.

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

The Pierce Campbell Trio will perform classical holiday music from artists such as Duke Ellington, Frank Sinatra and Tony Bennett Dec. 5 at 6:30 p.m.

The trio consists of former Connecticut State Troubadour Pierce Campbell on guitar and vocals, Tony Pasqualoni on acoustic bass and Loren Evarts on keyboards.

Registration is required by calling the library at 860-355-1191.

The program is made possible through funds from the Friends of New Milford Library.

Members of the Garden Club of New Milford will help patrons create holiday arrangements with fresh greens and artificial decorations Dec. 12 at 6:30 p.m.

Participants are asked to bring pruning shears or scissors and a box to take home the arrangement. All other materials will be provided.

The program is limited to 20 people; preference will be given to those who were on the waiting list for the July program.

Registration is required by calling the library at 860-355-1191.

A “Microsoft Publisher” workshop will be held Dec. 19 from 2 to 3 p.m.

The program will be held at the New Milford Senior Center.

Registration is required by calling 860-355-6075.

Dr. James R. Scrimgeour, poet laureate of New Milford, will conduct free poetry writing workshops once a month for beginners and advanced writers from town and surrounding towns the second Monday of each month at 6:15 p.m.

Interested individuals should email one or two poems that he/she would like to share, or he/she could bring one or two poems to the meeting.

To sign up for the program, email

A video game lounge, the library’s new monthly video game club, is up and running.

The club will meet the first Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m.

Consoles are available.

Games from Ps2, Xbox One and Xbox 360 will be offered at the club open to youths 16 and older.

The library’s Cookbook Club meets the third Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m.

Interested residents are invited to peruse the copy of the cookbook of the month at the circulation desk, find a recipe and bring the prepared dish to a meeting.

Paper plates, utensils and drinks will be provided.

The library and Burnham Library in Bridgewater team up regularly for Two Towns Tabletop Game Club the second Saturday of each month from 1 to 5 p.m.

The group is for older teens and adult who want to learn a new board game.

For more information and registration for the programs, call the Main Street library at 860-355-1191.