First BPL Afternoon Movie of the New Year: The Lunch Box

On Tuesday, January 6th at 1:00 PM the Bristol Public Library, 5 High Street, will present an afternoon movie. The Lunch Box (“Dabba”) stars Irrfan Khan and Nimrat Kaur and was voted the Filmfare Critics Award for Best Movie (2013).  Light refreshments courtesy of the Friends of the Bristol Public Library.  No charge. Please register at BPL or call:
(860) 584-7787 x 2023.lunch box-001

Go with us to see the film Unbroken at AMC Loew’s!

On Tuesday, December 30th, Bristol Public Library will host a lunch & movie trip to a showing of the film Unbroken at AMC Loew’s Cinema, 220 New Britain Avenue, in Plainville.  The group will meet in Loew’s lobby and will attend a morning showing on Senior Discount Day. Exact Times TBA.  The group will also meet for lunch after the movie at Imperial Buffet. Participants pay the cost of admission and lunch.  All are welcome. For more information and exact times, please visit the library or call (860) 584-7787 x 2023.  Please register.


Sunday Hours at BPL

The Bristol Public Library, located at 5 High Street, in Bristol, CT, will be open Sundays, beginning Sunday, January 4, 2015 through Sunday, March 29, 2015, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM.  The library collection includes adult and children’s books, magazines, audio books, E-books, DVDs, CDs and downloadable materials.  Internet access and Wi-Fi will also be available on Sundays. All you need is your library card!  for  more information, visit the library or contact the Bristol Public Library Reference Department at (860) 584-7787 x 2017.

Friends of the Library Holiday Mini-Book Sale Begins December 1st. at Both Bristol Libraries

2014 Holiday Mini Book Sale The Friends of the Bristol Public Library will hold a Holiday Mini-Sale beginning on Monday, December 1st in the lobbies of the Bristol Public Library and the Manross Memorial Library. Nearly new books for readers of all ages, movies and CDs, including many holiday-themed and gift-quality items, will be available for purchase at reasonable prices whenever the libraries are open. The sale will allow shoppers to stock up on winter reading material as well as holiday gifts, and the proceeds will help fund reading programs for children, young adults, and adults at both Bristol libraries.

Join us on 12/19 for Lunch & a Movie at BPL!

hundred foot journey-001Warm up with a special Lunch Hour Soup & Movie showing of The Hundred Foot Journey, based on the book by Richard C. Morais, on Friday, December 19 at 12:30 PM.  Bring your lunch. The library will provide soup & coffee.   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. Bristol Public Library is located at 5 High Street in Bristol, CT.  Refreshments courtesy of the Friends of the Bristol Public Library.