November Coffee House 11/6 w/the Kenn Morr Band!

kenn morrThe BPL Library Coffee House presents the Kenn Morr Band on November 6th at 6:30 PM. Folk favorites and original music will both be on the program. “This Connecticut-based band offers up some New England warmth…The Kenn Morr Band’s sixth album, Worth Imagining brings a variety of instruments together to create a warm, soulful sound…Morr’s deep, succulent voice (often accompanied by backing vocals) calls to mind folksingers like Richard Thomspon and John Prine” (Jennifer Makowski, Popmatters.com).  No charge for the concert or refreshments (courtesy of the Friends  of the  Bristol Public Library), but please register at BPL or call: (860) 584-7787 x 2023. Bristol Public Library is located  on 5 High Street, Bristol, CT.

Music for all Ages at Manross Library!

Willie Was Different and Other Musical Tales

At 2:00 PM on Saturday October 25, the Manross Library will present “Willie Was Different and Other Musical Tales,” a free concert for music lovers of all ages.

The heart of the program features four musicians performing a composition based on the children’s story by Norman Rockwell. Music and narration bring to life the tale of Willie the wood thrush, who has a special talent for beautiful improvisations on his native birdsong. Other chamber, classical, and whimsical arrangements round out this delightful performance by Tracy Norkun, flute; Andrew Raibeck, clarinet; Karla Lee, bassoon; and Jean Degan, piano.

This concert, complete with light refreshments, has been made possible by a generous grant from the Friends of the Bristol Public Library. Please visit the library or call 860.584.7790 to register.

The Gargoyles are Coming October 7!

On Wednesday, October 7 @ 6:30 PM, Bristol Public Library, on 5 High Street, will host An Education in the Grotesque: The Gargoyles of Yale University , presented by CT author and photographer, Mathew Duman.   The presentation will share stories about the often humorous history, meaning and architecture behind these “New World” grotesques adorning the buildings at Yale.  Copies of the book of the same title will be available for signing at the event.  There is no charge for this program, but registration is required. For more information, or to register, please visit the library or call (860) 584-7787 x 2023. Refreshments courtesy of the Friends of the Bristol Public Library.