Upcoming Events

Tuesday, April 24, 1:00 pm

Soup n' Spell

Wordsmiths wanted! Test your mettle against fellow language fans at Soup n’ Spell, our upcoming tournament of games and activities featuring letters, spelling, and vocabulary. Expect good company, light snacks, and some no-pressure alphabet fun. RSVP Online Register online, in...

Saturday, April 28, 9:30 am

New Departure Co. Exhibit

Rediscover the glory of Bristol’s industrial powerhouse New Departure Manufacturing–a city within a city!–through a curated collection of photographs, articles, and artifacts. Sign the program’s guest book for a chance to win a free door prize! Call 860-584-7787 ext 2005...

Tuesday, May 1, 1:00 pm

May Day: Crafts & Cake

Make a spring-themed vintage paper cone craft and enjoy a piece of cake in honor of May Day! All craft materials will be provided. Free. RSVP Online Register online, in person, or call 860-584-7787 ext 2023.

Tuesday, May 8, 6:30 pm

Coffee House Concert: The Mojomatics

Feeling blue never sounded so good! Awarded “best independently released CD” by the Connecticut Blues Society for their 2006 album and “Blues Breaker of the week” on Dan Akroyd’s House of Blues Radio in 2007, The Mojomatics– Manny Foglio, Bill...

Saturday, May 12, 1:00 pm

Coloring Club for Adults

Creative downtime with relaxing music, good things to eat, fellowship, and of course lots of coloring! All coloring materials are supplied or bring your own. RSVP Online Register online, in person, or call 860-584-7787 ext 2023. Refreshments courtesy of the...

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Latest News

Sunday Movie Postponed.

The Afternoon Movie: Goodbye Christopher Robin scheduled for Sunday, February 18 @ 2:00 PM has been postponed to a later date to be announced. Information will be released on a new date Shortly.

Change is in the air… and in your library!

You asked, and we listened. The Bristol Public Library will shortly be opening a Café area on the second floor!  Read more »

Library Coffee House

Anxious to fill in your summer calendar? Pencil in your entertainment without spending a dime–or leaving the city! Our popular Coffee House Concert Series will continue this summer with a trio of sensational shows to keep your summer bright. Read more »