An Afternoon with Edgar Allan Poe
Wednesday, October 5 @ 2:00 PM
A one hour program with dramatic performances of The Tell-Tale Heart and The Raven. Experienced Poe actor and researcher Campbell Harmon speaks in-character as Poe with the audience about the author’s life, his death, and his profound influence on American literature; dispelling the myths that have surrounded his legacy to show how his works continue to affect us today.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Bristol Public Library
No charge. Please RSVP @the library or call: (860) 584-7787 x 2023.
On Thursday, October 13 @ 6:00 PM, the Bristol Public Library, 5 High Street, Bristol, CT, presents the 2016 American-British drama-film Me Before You ( Emilia Clarke, Sam Claflin) based on the book by JoJo Moyes. Discussion of the book and movie follow. Limited copies of the Book available at the library. No charge. Light Refreshments.. Please RSVP at BPL or call: (860) 584-7787 x 2023
In addition to its regular hours, the Bristol Public Library’s local history room will be open from 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. on the following Saturdays:
Visitors will have a chance to win a free gift. On permanent display in the Bristol History Room are nearly a hundred historic images including an entire wall devoted to Lake Compounce. There are exhibits of locally made clocks, New Departure bells and Civil War photographs. Our collection includes: books, pictures and postcards, city directories, yearbooks, maps, diaries, church and assessor’s records, newspapers on microfilm, cemetery, birth, death and marriage indexes.
Bristol Public Library, 5 High Street,is now offering a monthly Cult Movie Night. All movies begin at 6:00 PM. No charge.Refreshments. Ages 18+. RSVP @ BPL or call: (860) 584-7787 x 2023.
09/15: The Princess Bride
10/04: Girl Interrupted
11/01: One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
12/01: Office Space