Come Join Us!
Thursday, September 21st
5:00 to 8:00 pm
Card Angels are making cheerful cards to send to those in nursing homes and cancer treatment centers to brighten their day and spread some joy to those who need it most. Please come out and help! Free! All materials will be provided. No card making experience required.
Did you ever wear your slinky as a bracelet? Join us at the library to make a bracelet. We will be using memory wire to take you back to those days. Memory wire is steel spring wire. It retains its curved shape, all you have to do is thread on the beads and secure the ends. This type of bracelet has no clasp, it wraps around your wrist just like a slinky. We will use seed, stone and glass beads to elevate that slinky bracelet to adulthood. Space is limited to 12, so please sign up early.
Please let us know you’ll be attending for our pizza count!
What can your library do for you? Join Brainerd’s Teen Advisory Board to find out! Middle & Highschool. Pizza served!
Voice your ideas for young adult (YA) services.
Help plan YA events and activities.
Help develop the YA collection.
Assist with Children’s programming and book clubs.
Participation counts towards community service hours. Looks great on college and job apps! Contact Kristen at email@example.com or call us at 860-345-2204. It’s your library…make a difference!
Wednesday, October 11 at 6:00 pm
Join us for a discussion of ragtime music. Ragtime music is a uniquely American syncopated musical phenomenon from the late 1800s. Paul Nelson, ragtime aficionado, will offer a spirited discussion and musical samplings from this genre. Paul will share some crowd pleasing favorites and examples of some lesser known influential works. ~Join us on the 21st for an After Hours Concert~ Ragtime with Jack Radcliffe!
Join us for some ragtime music at the library.
Jack has been performing for over 45 years. He is a master of traditional country blues and ragtime & stride piano, and a powerful singer and interpreter of song, as well. He was recently inducted into the Old Time Country Music Hall of Fame, alongside Patti Page and Joann Cash.
His repertoire covers the spectrum from Appalachia to Broadway, and from Vaudeville to New Orleans.
His energy is infectious and his performances are always uplifting, engaging, and informative.
Wednesdays, Oct. 25th – Nov. 22nd 6:30 – 8:30 pm
Log cabin, bow tie, batting & piecing are all terms used in quilting. Quilting is a process of sewing 3 layers of fabric together in decorative patterns to form a blanket. Rev. Ellen Kennedy will be offering a class in quilting for beginners and intermediates. All supplies will be provided or bring some of your own. First class is October 25th; held once week. Space is limited please sign up on www.brainerdlibrary.org or call 860-345-2204.
~ Presents: Stranger Things Season I ~
October 26th at 5:30pm
We’ll catch up on Season 1 before the Netflix premier of Season 2 [on October 27th].
A Special Thank you to the Haddam Garden Club!
The Haddam Garden Club created and maintains beautiful flower and butterfly gardens at the Library. With the Club’s expertise and hard-work, they have made the Library’s open space extremely attractive and inviting for public use.
Recently the Haddam Garden Club donated an oak tree. The tree will surely grow into a Library landmark providing shade for story hours, programs, or anyone who wants to enjoy a good book under its shade. BML is grateful for the generosity of the Garden Club.
Please take some time to stroll around the library to appreciate their efforts on your next visit.
We had a wonderful time at BML’s 2nd Annual Agricultural Day! For more photos & event coverage – Visit our Facebook page.
NUWAV provides documents that meet the needs of the everyday Citizen. Easily compose documents in categories like Business, Contracts, Landlord/Tenant disputes, Divorce, Medical, & more. Log in using your BML card.
Cupcake Wars for Middle & High Schoolers runs every 2nd Thursday and continues to be a success!
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