Brainerd Memorial Library
920 SAYBROOK ROAD, HADDAM, CT 06438     P:860.345.2204

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WWI Centennial Uniform Display
Baby Rhyme Time! Alternating Thursdays: Begins Nov 30th - 10:30am
New! 2nd & 4th Mondays! 6:30pm December date is the 11th.
Children’s Holiday Party with Santa Claus Saturday, Dec. 16, 11:00am
WWI Centennial: Uniforms & Memorabilia
World War I Memorabilia
History Room
Cozy room for working, small meetings, and simply reading....
World War I Memorabilia
Brainerd Library Entry Hall Dome
Built in 1906

Library Hours

closed sundays
September - June:
Monday: 1pm to 8pm
Tuesday - Thursday: 10am to 8pm
Friday: 10am to 6pm
Saturday: 10am – 3pm
Summer hours
July & August :
FRIDAYS: 10am TO 5pm
SATURDAYS : 10am to 1pm

Come Join Us!

Library closed Monday, Dec 25th.  Happy Holidays! 

In December Visit the Children’s Room for a ~

Service Dogs: How They Help Their Humans

Wednesday, December 13th 6:30 pm.

Join Korey Herlth and her service dog Max and find out what service dogs do. Korey will discuss the differences between a service dog, an emotional support animal and a therapy dog/animal. She will give us some fun facts about service dogs. Korey will also help us to understand service dogs and how we should react to them in public. Korey will explain and demonstrate some of the tasks that Max performs.


“So a Bunch of Us Sat Down to Write…”

Thursday, Dec. 14, 4:00 PM

Register here or call 860 345-2204.

The Haddam Writers Group invites you to a BOOK LAUNCH and signing of their new book: “So a Bunch of Us Sat Down To Write.” Enjoy a reading of short stories, memoirs, and poetry.  As 9 writers from central and eastern CT; the group brings a diversity of experience to their writing. Members include 2 scientists, a foreign correspondent, a minister, a social worker, an art and antiques dealer, a town planner, and a university professor. They have been meeting for 4 years. This book is their first joint publication.  Free and open to all. Light refreshments will be served.

Books will be available for sale and signing. A portion of the proceeds will support the Brainerd Memorial Library.

Metal Stamp a Cuff Bracelet!

Saturday, December 16th: 11-2

Learn how to stamp, curve and make your own bracelet cuff. Do you have a favorite saying or quote? Come in with a short phrase like “Be the change”,

“You are loved”, or “Believe”

& add it to a cuff bracelet. Laurie Lynn from Creative Girls Studio in Middletown will demonstrate how to make these bracelets. A great last minute gift for yourself or a loved one! All supplies, tools & materials included.

Class limited to 10.  Please sign up early.

Books to Read Before the Movies Come Out!

“The book was so much better than the movie. You have to read the book first!”

Test that cliché; with these 26 books being adapted into highly anticipated film releases. Link to Book List. Visit our display, check out, reserve, or download a copy

JobNow [click photo for access]

A “resume lab” and live, online job coaches help jobseekers strategically target suitable jobs and prepare and practice for job interviews.  The Adult Learning Center provides: foundational, career-enhancing skills to adult learners through test preparation (including the GED and the U.S. Citizenship Test) and features live, online academic tutors for writing assistance, computer literacy, and basic software assistance.


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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.


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book-nook-prices-10-28-16The Friends’ Book Nook is open Daily. Come browse their book store in BML’s lower level for:  Hardcover Fiction & Non Fiction; Paperbacks; Children’s & YA books, Music CDs, Audio books, & DVDs.  You never know what you’ll find!  Pay at Circ. Desk or use lock box.

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