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

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Adult Services

Join us on Goodreads!  Here is BML’s Goodreads account! 

BML offers regular programs like Book Clubs, the Crafting Connection, 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!

Drop ins okay or call for an Appointment.







Library of Things & Bakeware Collection to Check out



Continuing the Crafting Connection!

The Crafting Connection is a monthly in-person program!
Join us each month to learn something new! 




BML’s Culinary Club

2nd Wednesdays 6:30 pm

We are back and cooking!! In this unique book club we discuss our favorite recipes and what we bring to the meeting. If you need inspiration we have cookbooks to help!

Themes for the Meetings:

October 12th      Breads and Spreads  Register here.

November 9th    Ethnic Food  Register here.

A requirement of the club is to bring a dish to the meeting. We will meet on the back lawn.  Please register above or call 860-345-2204.

Brainerd Book Club

We usually meet either on the 3rd or 4th Wednesday of each month. The book choices are rather eclectic as we try to select from a diversity of genres. Discussion is always friendly and expansive. All are welcome to join us. The library orders books in advance which can be checked out as needed. For more info contact Marijean at

Friends of BML

Thursdays at 10:00 AM

In the Book Nook [corner behind Non-fiction]

You do not need to attend the Thursday meetings to be a Friend.

Please join us, all are welcome!


The Writers Group

They meet from 10 AM – 12 PM on Thursdays in the History Room.



 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.