Details for the month of May
May 1, 2017
New Britain Public LibraryTerrific Tots
Date: 5/1/2017
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Main Library
Age Group: Children

Storytime for children ages 2˝- 3˝, and their parents or caregivers. Activities include stories, a simple craft, and time to play with library toys at the end of the program. No registration.

May 2, 2017
New Britain Public LibraryTeen Movie: Guardians of the Galaxy
Date: 5/2/2017
Time: 4:00 PM
Location: Main Library
Age Group: Teen

With the sequel right around the corner, now is the perfect time to revisit Guardians of the Galaxy! Join us for a screening and a free snack. Teen Room.

May 3, 2017
New Britain Public LibrarySuper Kids
Date: 5/3/2017
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Main Library
Age Group: Children

Storytime for children ages 3-5. Stories, fingerplays, songs, and a craft or a short film. No advance registration.

New Britain Public LibrarySpring Book Sale: Preview
Date: 5/3/2017
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Main Library
Age Group: All Ages

Books, CDs, DVDs, Magazines, Textbooks, Foreign Language, & much, much more! All proceeds directlybenefit the Library. $5 admission for special preview day. 1 pm to 6 pm, Community Room.

New Britain Public LibraryTeen Advisory Board
Date: 5/3/2017
Time: 4:00 PM
Location: Main Library
Age Group: Teen

Meet some friends, enjoy free snacks, and share your ideas for the Teen Room!

May 4, 2017
New Britain Public LibrarySpring Book Sale
Date: 5/4/2017
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Main Library
Age Group: All Ages

Books, CDs, DVDs, Magazines, Textbooks, Foreign Language, & much, much more! All proceeds directly benefit the Library. 1 pm to 6 pm, Community Room. Free Admission.

New Britain Public LibraryFamily Story Hour
Date: 5/4/2017
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Main Library
Age Group: Children

Storytime for children ages 3-8. Children may be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. Stories and a short film.

May 5, 2017
New Britain Public LibrarySpring Book Sale
Date: 5/5/2017
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Main Library
Age Group: All Ages

Books, CDs, DVDs, Magazines, Textbooks, Foreign Language, & much, much more! All proceeds directly benefit the Library. 10 am to 4 pm, Community Room. Free Admission.

May 6, 2017
New Britain Public LibrarySpring Book Sale
Date: 5/6/2017
Time: 9:00 AM
Location: Main Library
Age Group: All Ages

Books, CDs, DVDs, Magazines, Textbooks, Foreign Language, & much, much more! All proceeds directly benefit the Library. 9 am to 2 pm, Community Room. Free Admission.

New Britain Public LibraryFree Comic Book Day
Date: 5/6/2017
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Main Library
Age Group: Teen

Come to the Teen Room to get a free comic book courtesy of The Eye Opener in Newington! Available while supplies last.

New Britain Public LibraryVia Arts presents Performing Pages
Date: 5/6/2017
Time: 2:00 PM
Location: Main Library
Age Group: Children

Hear a story and watch it come to life! Working together, everyone will be a part of the tale. At the end we will present our brand new play to the library. For children K-3. Registration is required.

May 8, 2017
New Britain Public LibraryTerrific Tots
Date: 5/8/2017
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Main Library
Age Group: Children

Storytime for children ages 2˝- 3˝, and their parents or caregivers. Activities include stories, a simple craft, and time to play with library toys at the end of the program. No registration.

May 10, 2017
New Britain Public LibrarySuper Kids
Date: 5/10/2017
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Main Library
Age Group: Children

Storytime for children ages 3-5. Stories, fingerplays, songs, and a craft or a short film. No advance registration.

New Britain Public LibraryTeen Gaming
Date: 5/10/2017
Time: 4:00 PM
Location: Main Library
Age Group: Teen

Join us for an afternoon of gaming fun! Wii U and games provided. Community Room.

New Britain Public LibraryCenter Stage Flutes: Plainville Wind Ensemble
Date: 5/10/2017
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Main Library
Age Group: Adult

Enjoy the lovely music of the Center Stage Flutes, part of the larger Plainville Wind Ensemble. Registration is not required.

May 11, 2017
New Britain Public LibraryMothers Day Story / Craft
Date: 5/11/2017
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Main Library
Age Group: Children

Best suited for children ages 3-8 years, accompanied by a caregiver. No registration.

May 12, 2017
New Britain Public LibraryTime for Tots
Date: 5/12/2017
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Main Library
Age Group: Children

Storytime and time to play with toys for children under 3 years, accompanied by a parent or caregiver.

May 13, 2017
New Britain Public LibraryHome Buying 101: First Time Home Buyers
Date: 5/13/2017
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Main Library
Age Group: Adult

Learn about mortgage applications, loan closings,and protecting your investment. Presented by Carlyle Hinds, T.D. Bank. Registration required. Call the Information Desk: 860-225-3144, ext 125.

New Britain Public LibraryNBPL Chess Club
Date: 5/13/2017
Time: 11:00 AM
Location: Main Library
Age Group: Adult

Learn the game or just come down for a few matches! Meets the 2nd & 4th Saturdays of the month at the tables downstairs.

May 16, 2017
New Britain Public LibrarySenior Book Discussion Group
Date: 5/16/2017
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Main Library
Age Group: Adult

New members always welcome! The title for May is Acqua Alta by Donna Leon. Copies of the book available at the Check Out desk. Meets at the Senior Center.

New Britain Public LibraryEvening Book Discussion Group
Date: 5/16/2017
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Main Library
Age Group: Adult

New members always welcome! The title for May is In an Instant by Lee and Bob Woodruff. Copies of the book available at the Check Out desk. Community Room

May 17, 2017
New Britain Public LibrarySuper Kids
Date: 5/17/2017
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Main Library
Age Group: Children

Storytime for children ages 3-5. Stories, fingerplays, songs, and a craft or a short film. No advance registration.

New Britain Public LibrarySTEAM: Ice Cream Experiments
Date: 5/17/2017
Time: 4:00 PM
Location: Main Library
Age Group: Teen

Join us for an afternoon of sweet science!

New Britain Public LibraryCookies & Coloring Club: A Club for Adults
Date: 5/17/2017
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Main Library
Age Group: Adult

Join us for our monthly adult coloring club. We will provide the art supplies and the cookies, but patrons are also welcome to bring their own coloring materials.

May 18, 2017
New Britain Public LibrarySenior Book Discussion Group
Date: 5/18/2017
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Senior Center
Age Group: Adult

New members always welcome! The title for June isThe Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace:by Jeff Hobbs. Copies of the book available at the Check Out desk. Meets at the Senior Center. ext. 125 ext. 125

New Britain Public LibraryThird Thursday Theater: Book to Movie Challenge
Date: 5/18/2017
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Main Library
Age Group: Adult

Join us this month for a free viewing of The Longest Ride. Be sure to check out the book and tell us what you thought of how they were different! Community Room.

New Britain Public LibraryFamily Story Hour
Date: 5/18/2017
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Main Library
Age Group: Children

Storytime for children ages 3-8. Children may be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. Stories and a short film.

May 19, 2017
New Britain Public LibraryLEGO and Literacy
Date: 5/19/2017
Time: 10:30 AM
Location: Main Library
Age Group: Children

Join the fun with members of Jumpstart and LEGO for a day of guided building, free building, and other LEGO activities. Each child will receive a free book. Everyone welcome, no registration.

New Britain Public LibraryFandom Friday: Podcasts and Webcomics
Date: 5/19/2017
Time: 3:30 PM
Location: Main Library
Age Group: Teen

Are you a fan of Welcome to Nightvale, Homestuck, or another podcast or webcomic? Come to the Teen Room to meet other fans, share your favorites, make a pin, and more!

May 20, 2017
New Britain Public LibraryStorywalk
Date: 5/20/2017
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Main Library
Age Group: Children

Children in K-3 and their families are invited enjoy a story while strolling through the library. Make a craft, enjoy a treat, get a library card, and take home a copy of the book. No registration.

New Britain Public LibraryScience Saturday
Date: 5/20/2017
Time: 2:00 PM
Location: Main Library
Age Group: Children

Have fun with colors in this interactive storytime. Make a Candy Color Wheel, paper towel art, & watch a Rainbow in a Jar demo. For children 3-7 and their caregivers.  Registration required.

May 23, 2017
New Britain Public LibraryTeen Movie: xXx: Return of Xander Cage
Date: 5/23/2017
Time: 4:00 PM
Location: Main Library
Age Group: Teen

Join us for a screening of xXx: Return of Xander Cage and a free snack.

New Britain Public LibraryUkraine is Changing
Date: 5/23/2017
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Main Library
Age Group: Adult

The Fermata Arts Foundation will explore recent news headlines as they relate to Ukraine in a presentation and round table discussion.

May 24, 2017
New Britain Public LibrarySuper Kids
Date: 5/24/2017
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Main Library
Age Group: Children

Storytime for children ages 3-5. Stories, fingerplays, songs, and a craft or a short film. No advance registration.

New Britain Public LibraryTeen Gaming
Date: 5/24/2017
Time: 4:00 PM
Location: Main Library
Age Group: Teen

Join us for an afternoon of gaming fun! Wii U and games provided. Teen Room.

May 25, 2017
New Britain Public LibraryRamadan Story / Craft
Date: 5/25/2017
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Main Library
Age Group: Children

Best suited for children ages 3-8 years, accompanied by a caregiver. No registration.

May 27, 2017
New Britain Public LibraryNBPL Chess Club
Date: 5/27/2017
Time: 11:00 AM
Location: Main Library
Age Group: Adult

Learn the game or just come down for a few matches! Meets the 2nd & 4th Saturdays of the month at the tables downstairs.

May 30, 2017
New Britain Public LibraryTeen Movie: The Great Wall
Date: 5/30/2017
Time: 4:00 PM
Location: Main Library
Age Group: Teen

Join us for a screening of The Great Wall and a free snack.

May 31, 2017
New Britain Public LibrarySuper Kids
Date: 5/31/2017
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Main Library
Age Group: Children

Storytime for children ages 3-5. Stories, fingerplays, songs, and a craft or a short film. No advance registration.

New Britain Public LibraryLunchtime Matinee
Date: 5/31/2017
Time: 12:00 PM
Location: Main Library
Age Group: Adult

Join us for a movie matinee showing of the Hitchcock crime thriller Rope. Bring your lunch, cookies & coffee are on us! Community Room.