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Adult Department

The Adult Department consists of the Reference Department, the Adult Circulation Department, the adult circulating collection and adult reference collection, and the adult patron computers located on the main floor of the library.
If you are an adult with questions about your library card, items charged out on your card, or fines on your card, please see the staff member at the Adult Circulation Desk.
If you need help finding a book, movie, or other library materials, or if you have a question about library programs and information services, please see the librarian or other staff member at the Reference Desk. For more information about adult-oriented programs and events at the library, see the flyers posted below, visit our online magazine, Whittemore Pages, or follow us on Facebook.

July 2017 at a glance

Yoga all levels with certified instructor Paula Lantieri every Monday, 6:15 p.m. - 7:15p.m. in the Meeting Room. Please arrive before 6.

Drop in, bring a yoga mat and wear comfortable clothing. $5.00 suggested donation per session.


Ongoing meditation practice for relaxation, focus, personal growth, spiritual development. Periods of meditation with an opportunity for questions and discussion. Every second, fourth, and fifth Tuesday6:00 p.m.- 6:45 p.m

 AARP Smart Driver Course. Monday, July 17, 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. A representative from the AARP will lead a refresher course on safe driving techniques with possible eligibility for insurance discount. Class is $15 for AARP members; $20 for non-members payable to AARP. Registration required. Call Whittemore Library for more information or to register- (203) 729-4591.

The HWML Book Club will meet Tuesday, July 18 at 7 p.m. in the Meeting Room to discuss: Twenty Thousand Leagues Under The Sea by Jules Verne.

Professor Aronnax, his faithful servant, Conseil, and the Canadian harpooner, Ned Land, begin an extremely hazardous voyage to rid the seas of a little-known and terrifying sea monster. However, the "monster" turns out to be a giant submarine, commanded by the mysterious Captain Nemo, by whom they are soon held captive. amazon 


Connecticut Works Career Coach: Resume Assistance.  Do you or someone you know need a “coach” for your career or job search? Then don’t miss the Connecticut Department of Labor’s Career motor coach when it comes to Naugatuck on Thursday, July20 from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon and 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. The CT Works Career Coach is a mobile career center and computer lab serving the citizens of Southwestern Connecticut. The coach will park along the Town Green on Division Street near the library. Registration is required.