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Virtual Programs for Adults

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, all library programs are being held online.

For more information, call us at 203-574-8225 or email bronsonlibrary@waterburyct.org.



One-on-One Computer Help
Please call 203-574-8225 to schedule an appointment.

Zoom or phone assistance

Have a tablet but don't know how to use it?  Need to figure out how to set up an email account?  Need to learn to use Zoom? Want to learn how to use our online resources?  Want to learn how to download an e-book?  Schedule a half-hour appointment over Zoom or telephone with one of our librarians for help with computer technology.



Friends of the Silas Bronson Library Meeting
Tuesday, April 13, 6 p.m.

Main Reading Room

Open to all members of the Friends.  Please RSVP to 203-574-8222.  Meeting will be held in the library.  Masks must be worn while inside the building.  Please do not attend if you aren't feeling well or have been in contact with someone who has COVID-19.




Family Trivia Night
Thursday, April 15, 6:30 p.m.


Join our librarians and test your knowledge on fun topics such as pop trivia, history, science and more.  Play with or against your friends and family.  "Quaran-Teams" are recommended.

Click here to register or call us at 203-574-8225.




BRASS Book Club
Thursday, April 29, 12 p.m.


Seniors age 60 and older are invited to join us for a monthly book discussion.  Books are available to borrow from the library.

In April, we will discuss The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown.

Advance registration is required. Click here to register. 

You will receive an email invitation with instructions on how to join the Zoom meeting. 



Seat of the Pants Cooking with Chef Bill; Pastiere (Italian Rice Pie) and Other Desserts
Thursday, April 22, 7 p.m.


Join Chef Bill as he demonstrates a new recipe each month.  You can also watch previous demonstrations on our YouTube channel.

Advanced registration is required.  Click here to register.

Desserts are a delicious tradition that many of us enjoy sharing with our loved ones.  Chef Bill will be joined by our Special Guest Cook Lucia Smolski.  They will collaborate to demonstrate Lucia's Italian Rice Pie!

We'll also chat about other easy-to-make desserts that you can share with your family and friends.  What's your go-to dessert recipe?  We'd love to hear what you're baking!  Share recipes with our members by sending them to sbl-refdesk@waterburyct.org.  We'll share them with everyone who registers for the program.

You will receive an email invitation with instructions on how to join the Zoom meeting.




Sisters to Sisters Book Club
Monday, May 3, 6 p.m.

Everyone is welcome to join us for this book club!  You may join us via Zoom link on your computer or dial into Zoom on your telephone.  Advanced registration is required.  Click here to register for the May meeting or call us at 203-574-8225.

May's Book:  Where the Crawdads Sing  by Delia Owens

Books are available at the library or by using Silas Bronson Library's ebook resources.



Genealogy Tips
Please register for one or all of the sessions below. 


Join one of our librarians as she teaches you about a different genealogy tool each week.  Share your own genealogy research.  Feel free to ask questions!

Advance registration is required. 

Click here to register for Tuesday, May 4 at 1:30 p.m.

You will receive an email invitation with instructions on how to join the Zoom meeting.