Library to offer programs

New Milford Public Library will offer several programs in the coming weeks as follows.

Teens and adults are invited to participate in the new session of the stock market game, an investment simulation that runs through Dec. 8.

Participants receive a hypothetical $100,000 to invest in the stock market, compete with others in the game and receive weekly lessons.

To register and receive a password and ID, email

New York Times and USA Today bestselling author, Nan Rossiter, will lead a program to celebrate Indie Author Day Oct. 14 at 11 a.m.

Rossiter will discuss the publishing process and her latest book “Summer Dance.”

Books will be available for signing.

Poetry Book Club will be held Oct. 19 and Nov. 30 at 6 p.m. with James Scrimgeour, New Milford’s first Poet Laureate.

Poets to be discussed are William Wordsworth for October and Sylvia Plath for November.

Participants should pick up a packet of poems for the meeting during the first week of each month.

The group will take December off and resume in January.

Matthew Duman, photographer and author of “An Education in the Grotesque, the Gargoyles of Yale University,” will explore the artistic, historic, architectural and humorous significance of these decorative sculptures during a program Oct. 26 at 6:30 p.m.

He will also discuss their role in communicating the identity of Yale University as a place of learning and enlightenment.

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

The library and Burnham Library in Bridgewater team up regularly for Two Towns Tabletop Game Club.

Individuals are invited to meet to play board games the first Wednesday of each month at 6 p.m. and the second Saturday of each month at 2 p.m. in New Milford, and the third and fourth Wednesday of each month at 6 p.m. at Burnham Library at 62 Main St. South in Bridgewater.

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