Music in the Park FREE Concert

Roger in Park 2016

Free concert for the whole family on Saturday, June 11, 2016 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. at the FEDERAL HILL GREEN starring nationally known musician ROGER TINCKNELL!  Start the summer reading season with fun music, friends, and family!  Bring your lawn chair, beach blanket, and yummy snacks.  Enjoy the warm weather!  All kids receive a summer reading raffle ticket for attending the concert!  Summer reading in the Children’s Department begins Monday, June 20, 2016 and ends Friday, August 12, 2016.  Eight weeks of reading FUN!  Children 0-18 years old are invited to enjoy FREE LUNCH in the Children’s Department June 20, 2016-August 19, 2016 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Thank You CThumanities!

CThumanities (formerly the Connecticut Humanities Council) has announced that they have agreed to sponsor a major portion of the Friends of the Bristol Public Library 2016 Author Luncheon!  CtHumanities will be sponsoring the event by means of a CThumanities Quick Grant. The Quick Grant will pay for the author’s honorarium and travel among other expenses.  CThumanites joins The DoubleTree by Hilton as major sponsors of the Luncheon, which will feature best-selling author Stewart O’Nan on July 14th.  Tickets, which include a plated lunch at the authorflier DoubleTree, are $28.00.  Tickets are available at Bristol Public Library, Manross Memorial Library in Forestville and through the Friends of the Bristol Public Library. For information visit or call the library at: (860) 584-7787 x 2023 (BPL) or (860) 584-7790 (Manross).  Get your  tickets before they are gone!

Cupcakes and Coloring @ BPL

“C” is for  Cupcakes and Coloring on May 14 @ 1:00 PM. Join us for an afternoon of social time featuring treats to eat, peaceful music and an adventure in coloring. All coloring materials provided or feel free to bring your own!  No charge. Please RSVP at the library or by calling:  (860) 584-7787 x 2023.  Bristol Public Library, 5 High Street, Bristol, CT.

Afternoon Movie @ BPL: Testament of Youth

Ontestament of youth Wednesday, May 11 @ 1:00 PM, the Bristol Public Library, 5 High Street, Bristol, CT, will present the movie Testament of Youth, starring Emily Watson, Alicia Vikander, Kit Harrington and Taron Egerton ( PG-13, 2015, UK). A British woman recalls coming of age during World War I – a story of young love, the futility of war, and how to make sense of the darkest times (IMDb. No charge. Light refreshments courtesy of the Friends of the Bristol Public Library. Please RSVP at BPL or call: (860) 584-7787 x 2023.