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

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Adult Services

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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!

In-Person sessions on temporary hold







New! Coming Soon: Bakeware Collection to Check out




Meandering in the Meadows

Do you like to talk about books? Walk and hike? BML announces a new book club! Meandering in the Meadows. We meet at 9:30am on the 4th Saturday of each month at the silo at Haddam Meadows State Park. Join us to walk the loop and enjoy the outdoors, with stops along the way to discuss the month’s book selection. It is not necessary to have read the book. Copies available at the library. Call 860-345-2204 or email to reserve a book. You can email Laurie at for more information.  Register Here!

The threat of inclement weather will postpone. Announcements will be made via our Facebook, Instagram, library web page, and by direct email message to participants.

List of books:

July                        Where the Crawdad Sings: by Delia Owens

August                   Harry’s Trees: by Jon Cohen

September             The Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate… by: Peter Wohlleben

October                 Two old women: an Alaska legend of betrayal, courage, and survival by: Velma Wallis

November             The Book Women of Troublesome Creek by Kim Michele Richardson

Nature book list:

Friends of BML  Meetings temporarily on hold.

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!

 Knitting Group: Meetings Temporarily on hold.

Join us in as we “Knit for Charity.” We work with Middlesex Hospital; knit pink scyarnarves for breast cancer patients, chemo caps, newborn and preemie caps, finger puppets for children, and serenity shawls.
We ababyBootieslso 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. If you’re unable to join us on the 1st Tuesday of the month at 3:00 PM, stop in any time. We will happily accept your donations.