*******POSTPONED********The Book Thief: The Book Discussion, the Movie and the Lunch*******POSTPONED********


Please join us Wednesday, November 13th at 1:30 PM, for a discussion of “The Book Thief,” Markus Zusak’s unforgettable story about the ability of books to feed the soul. No registration is required for the discussion, which will take place in Meeting Room 1 on the lower level of the Main Library. Light refreshments will be served. Copies of the book are available at the Main Library and the F.N. Manross Memorial Library.

Then, on Saturday, November 16th, we will attend a showing of the film “The Book Thief” at AMC Loew’s, 220 New Britain Avenue, in Plainville; followed by lunch at the Imperial Buffet. Please call to find out what time the group will meet in the lobby of Loew’s Cinema before the movie, and to ‘register’ for the lunch. Participants pay the cost of admission and lunch. All are welcome.

For the movie time, more information, or to register, call or visit either the Main Library, located at 5 High Street in Bristol (ph: 860.584.7787 ext. 2023); or the F.N. Manross Memorial Library, located at 260 Central Street in Forestville (ph: 860.584.7790).

Access Health CT Representatives at Main Library

Picture0827On Thursday, August 29, from 10:30 AM to 2:00 PM, and on Thursday, September 5, from 10 AM to 2 PM, representatives will be set up in the lobby of the Main Library to answer questions about health insurance options resulting from the Affordable Care Act. Informational handouts will also be available.

For more information regarding this service, please contact Chris at Cbarrett@brasstactics.org .

Main Library Cooling Station – Friday 7/19 until 9:00 PM (PG movie at 6:30 PM)

The lower level meeting rooms of the Main Library will remain open to the public from 5:00 to 9:00 PM this Friday, July 19th. Please use the side door off of the library’s circle drive after our normal closing time of 5:00 PM to get to the lower level. The upper two levels of the Library, with its collections and regular services, will not be available after 5:00 PM.

At 6:30, we will be showing a PG movie from 2013, about a small-time circus magician who finds “over the rainbow” adventure dealing with three witches and the inhabitants of a land that’s far, far away from Kansas. (Want to be sure of the title of the film? Please call 860-584-7787 ext. 2017.)

Free popcorn, courtesy of the Friends of the Bristol Public Library, and ice-water will be available from 5:00 to 9:00 PM.

Friends of the Library Used Book Sale

201306 FOL saleThe Friends of the Bristol Public Library will be having a USED BOOK SALE on the lower level of the Main Library:
Friday, June 14th from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Saturday, June 15th from 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM
BAG SALE: Saturday, June 15th from 1:00 to 3:00 PM
Stock up for your summer reading! There will be reasonably priced books for adults, young adults and children; of fiction and non-fiction; and in hardcover and softcover.