Roberta LaMonaca, Director of Library Services

    WELCOME TO

PROSSER PUBLIC LIBRARY

1 TUNXIS AVENUE, BLOOMFIELD, CT 06002

 

Bloomfield's Prosser Public Library and P. Faith McMahon Wintonbury Library
are committed to enriching our community by providing opportunities to
acquire information and education while fostering inspiration and imagination.

 

860-243-9721 (Prosser Adult)     860-242-2972 (Prosser Children)     860-242-0041 (McMahon Wintonbury Library)

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SPECIAL SERVICES

Descriptions of each service are provided below.
(Click on the name of the service to jump to that section.)
 


 


Ask Your Librarian, One-on-One Research Assistance


In addition to our regular reference services, Reference Librarians Mara
Whitman and Carol Lennig can help with more involved research projects. Call 860-243-9721, or e-mail:

Mara

marawhitman@hotmail.com

Carol

clennig@libraryconnection.info




Adult Literacy Program: Basic Reading & Writing for Adults


Please call 860-233-3853 to set up a registration appointment. We will be adding new students to the program throughout the school year. All classes are held at the McMahon Wintonbury Library.

We are also currently recruiting volunteer tutors for all levels of our basic reading and writing classes for adults. Please call 860-233-3853 to get more information about tutoring.

Click here for more information about the Adult Literacy Program, or contact Adult Services Librarian Allison Wilkos at 860-243-9721 or by email at awilkos@libraryconnection.info.


 

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Services to Book Groups


The Bloomfield Public Libraries are pleased to offer the following services to book groups:

  • Multiple copies of selected books in our collection are available to be borrowed as a group, or individually. Ask for a current list of titles available at the Adult Reference Desk at Prosser Public Library. There are currently about 50 books on the list.
     

  • Independent Book Groups that have at least one participating Bloomfield resident may register with the Prosser Public Library or McMahon Wintonbury Library. We will help you select and obtain copies of books for your group, as well as provide additional resources to aid in your own research.

View the Book Group Services Brochure for details.

Please contact Reference Librarian Carol Lennig for more information at 860-243-9721 or by email at clennig@libraryconnection.info.

 



Computer Classes and One-on-One Basic Computer Instruction

Prosser Public Library offers regularly scheduled basic computer and technology classes on a variety of subjects. All scheduled computer classes are listed on the Events for Adults page on this website.

If you are brand new to computers and wish to learn basic skills that are not covered in our formal classes, the library also offers one-on-one basic computer skills instruction. Schedule a one-on-one session with Reference Librarian Mara Whitman or Adult Services Librarian Allison Wilkos. Call 860-243-9721, or email:

Mara

marawhitman@hotmail.com

Allison

awilkos@libraryconnection.info

 

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Cooling and Heating Centers

Prosser Public Library and P. Faith McMahon Wintonbury Library have both been designated "cooling and heating" centers for Bloomfield town residents during all hours of regular operation. Please call either library for more information. (Prosser: 860-243-9721 or McMahon Wintonbury: 860-242-0041)

 



Family Caregiver Support Group


The Family Caregiver Support Group meets the first Wednesday of each month at 1:30 PM at the Bloomfield Senior Center with Reference Librarian Mara Whitman and Licensed Geriatric Clinical Social Worker Lucille Morisse. To register please call the Bloomfield Senior Center at 860-243-8361. For further information please call Prosser Public Library at 860-243-9721.

 




Homebound Delivery


Adults who are temporarily or permanently homebound due to illness or disability can have library materials delivered to their front door. Contact Reference Librarian Mara Whitman at 860- 243-9721 or by email at marawhitman@hotmail.com .

 

 

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Museum Passes


Prosser Public Library has a large collection of museum passes that can be charged out by patrons with a valid library card. You may obtain a museum pass by stopping at the Circulation Desk in the Children's Department. Each pass circulates for 2 days. Click here for more information on how to borrow museum passes and for a list of available passes.

 


Notary Services


Prosser Public Library and P. Faith McMahon Wintonbury Library both have a notary available to notarize your documents. Please call in advance, if possible, to schedule an appointment.

For Prosser Library, Carol Meyer is reachable at 860-243-9721 and for the McMahon Wintonbury Library, Mara Whitman is reachable at 860-242-0041. There is no charge for the notary service.
 


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