The BPL Computer Lab will be offering classes on how to use the ENCORE, the new library computer catalog. Some of the topics covered will be searching for library materials, placing holds and how to access your library account. Open to all patrons. No charge, but please register at the Computer Lab or call: (860) 584-7787 x 2030. Each class is limited to 17 places.
Thursday, July 24 at 6:00 PM
Monday, July 28 at 10:00 AM
Monday, August 4 at 10:00 AM
Thursday, August 7 at 6:00 PM
Connections, the quarterly Adult Services newsletter of the Bristol Libraries is now available online. To view the newsletter, click on the “Newsletter” link at the top right of our home page. To subscribe, provide us with your email in the Library Newsletter subscription box on the lower right-hand side of our home page (below “Recent News”). The newsletter will be automatically emailed to subscribers each quarter.
The 2014 Adult Summer Reading Program begins at Bristol Public Library & Manross Memorial Library, on June 25th! From June 25, through August 15 adults patrons who check out library materials will have the opportunity to receive a raffle slip to win gift cards from a variety of local businesses. Prize drawings will be held August 15 after 12:00 PM & winners will be notified the following week. Raffle slips will also be awarded to all patrons attending adult SRP events. 1 raffle slip per check out (not per item) & patrons must have a valid library card from a Connecticut public library. There are also a wide variety of summer activities for adults at the libraries this summer–including music, movies, book discussions, author visits and dramatic presentations. Something for everyone!
Author and educator Latoya McPherson, author of Scars that Never Heal, will present a program on how we are affected by traumatic events in our lives & suggestions for aiding the healing process. Her faith-based methodology has been well received in a variety of settings and she has been a frequent guest on radio. No Charge. Please Register.
The Bristol Public Library & the Manross Memorial Library will be closed Saturday May 24, Sunday May, 25 & Monday May 26, 2014 in observance of Memorial Day. The Bristol Public Library will re-open on Tuesday, May 27 at 8:30 AM and the Manross Memorial Library will re-open Tuesday, May 27 at 10:00 AM.