BML offers regular programs like Book Clubs, Knitting & Writing groups and Technical Help as well as special programs for many different interests. View our programs below. If you don’t see something that strikes your fancy – Please Ask!
One-on-One Computer Help!
WEDNESDAY 1-3PM & FRIDAY 12-3pm
Adult Coloring: Drop-in
Ask Staff for Supplies
“Card Angels” See dates
for card making sessions
Book Clubs and Groups
*1st Wednesdays 6:30 pm
Enjoy reading about health, nutrition, fitness, & emotional wellness? Would you like to share details with other like-minded individuals? Please join the Healthy Exchange Book Club!
These are the Next 3 titles for 2018. * September meeting moved to the 12th
Brainerd Book Club
4th Wednesdays 6:30 pm
Without You, There Is No Us: My Time with the Sons of North Korea’s Elite by Suki Kim
A haunting account of teaching English to the sons of North Korea’s ruling class during the last 6 months of Kim Jong-il’s reign
Every day, 3 times a day, the students march in 2 straight lines, singing praises to Kim Jong-il and North Korea: Without you, there is no motherland. Without you, there is no us. It is a chilling scene, but gradually Suki Kim, too, learns the tune and, without noticing, begins to hum it. It is 2011, and all universities in North Korea have been shut down for a year, the students sent to construction fields—except for the 270 students at the all-male Pyongyang University of Science and Technology, a walled compound where Suki has gone undercover as a missionary and a teacher. Over the next 6 months, she will eat 3 meals a day with her young charges and struggle to teach them English, under the watchful eye of the regime. More…
Charity Knitting Group
Join us in as we “Knit for Charity.” We work with Middlesex Hospital; knit pink scarves for breast cancer patients, chemo caps, newborn and preemie caps, finger puppets for children, and serenity shawls.
We also knit for Haddam Public Health and for the VFW. We make warm scarves for those who need them and hats to be worn under helmets for our soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan. If you’re unable to join us on the 1st Tuesday of the month at 6:30 PM, stop in any time. We will happily accept your donations.
Thursdays at 10:00 AM
In the Community Room
You do not need to attend the Thursday meetings to be a Friend.
Please join us, all are welcome!
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