Friday, March 13, 2015 at 1:00 PM: Award-winning recording artist Roger Ticknell performs Irish favorites for St. Patrick’s Day for a special afternoon “Irish Coffee” House at Bristol Public Library, 5 High Street in Bristol, CT. Light Irish-themed refreshments courtesy of the Friends of the Bristol Public Library. No charge, but please register at the library or call: (860) 584-7787 x 2023.
Matthew Bartlett (author of The Gettysburg Chronicle) and Jenn Bartlett will present For the Sake of the Country: Female Spies During the Civil War at Bristol Public Library, 5 High Street, Bristol, CT, on Saturday, March 14 at 2:00 PM. The program tells the stories of 4 women spies (2 Union and 2 Confederate) who risked all for the sake of their country. There will also be a reenactment of an encounter between a Pinkerton agent and one of the spies mentioned in the program. No Charge. Please Register at BPL or call: (860) 584-7787 x 2023. Made possible by a grant from the Friends of the Bristol Public Library.
Reliving the 1940s scheduled for Thursday, February 5th at BPL is postponed due to concerns about parking and public safety with the weather status for Thursday being unclear. The program will be offered again in August as part of the Summer Reading Program. The exact date will be announced as soon as it can be confirmed with the CT Historical Society. Patrons who have sign-up for the program already will be contacted by the library directly concerning the new date. for more information contact thew Programming/Public Relations Manager at (860) 584-7787 x 2007.