Events and Workshops

World War One Series – “Prescribing from the Bookshelf,” Using Books as Medicine in World War I and in Bridgeport Hospital

Saturday, December 2, 2017

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Special Events -

When Connecticut’s servicemen went to war in 1917, they didn’t go alone. Connecticut’s charitable organizations and libraries, supported by donations from the state’s residents, provided reading materials for soldiers and sailors throughout the war. Librarians who served on the front lines and in military hospitals believed books had important uses during the war: to educate, […]

Memoir Writing Class

Memoir Writing Class

Saturday, December 16, 2017

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Monthly Programming -

Memoir Writing Workshop Time:  Third Saturday of every month, 2:00-3:30 PM Location: Burroughs-Saden Library, History Center, 925 Broad St. Contact: 203-576-7400, #7 Writer and published author Elizabeth Hilts leads the class which will include free form writing exercises and an exploration of the nature of memoirs, and examining voice and perspective.  Drop in any month.

Genealogy Roundtable

Genealogy Roundtable

Thursday, December 21, 2017

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Monthly Programming - Third Thursday of every month

Location: Burroughs-Saden Library, History Center, 925 Broad St. Contact: 203-576-7400, #7 Join us for our monthly Genealogy Roundtable led by Genealogist Bill Stansfield. Library patrons interested in researching their own family histories get together to discuss problems in their research and share tips on sources and methodology. Both beginners and longtime researchers welcome.