Library to offer programs

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

New Milford Public Library will offer several programs in the coming days.

Nora Hulton, Connecticut master wildlife conservationist, will present a program about how the Connecticut landscape has changed from the time of the Pilgrims May 6 at 6:30 p.m.

A visual presentation and fur samples will be given.

Professional dog trainer Alexander Echevarria, owner of Onward Dog, will teach attendees how to create a harmonious relationship with their dog May 11 at 6:30 p.m.

Echevarria will talk about basic obedience, basic dog behavior and how to translate human psychology into dog psychology.

He studied with the CATCH Canine Academy Program as well as with the Hollywood Dog Rehabilitation Center in Providence, RI.

Echevarria works with a variety of behavioral issues including lunging, leash pulling, separation anxiety, fear, and aggression

A question and answer session will follow.

There will be time for question and answers. Registration is requested 860-355-1191x2 or online at

Marion Lanouette, author of “If I Fall,” Steve Liskow, author of “Oh Lord, Won’t You Steal Me A Mercedes Benz” and Carole Shmurak, author of “Most Likely to Murder,” will present an informative panel discussion for using what you know (or what you’d like to know) about how to write a mystery May 18 at 6:30 p.m.

Books will be available for purchase and signing.

The program is provided by the FRIENDS of New Milford Public Library.

Local historian Chris Fisher will meet with patrons Wednesdays from 11 a.m. to noon, or by appointment, to record the patron’s history and recollections of New Milford.

The stories will be transcribed and preserved in physical format and digital archives.

For more information and RSVP to either program, call the Main Street library at 860-355-1191.

For more information and RSVP to the programs, call the Main Street library at 860-355-11191.